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9 Great Live Music Venues in Lake Charles

In Southwest Louisiana, music is everywhere! Whether you prefer a quiet lounge and soft beats, or flashy lights and big crowds, the music venues are as diverse as the types of artists that perform there! And with multiple influences of Zydeco, Cajun, jazz and more, the music is a unique cultural…

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6 Awesome Music Events

Love music? Dancing? Don’t miss Southwest Louisiana’s music festivals this spring/summer! 1. Groovin at the Grove started on March 2 with Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin Cajuns, and will continue with Louisiana Red on April 6, and conclude with Nik-L Beer on May 4. Make sure to bring a chair or…

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The Listening Room in Lake Charles

An active music scene is nothing new for Lake Charles. Music is in our BLOOD! We have outdoor concerts, concert venues, bars, and restaurants all provided outstanding live entertainment. Now there’s a new music venue in town and it’s dedicated to more intimate listening. On scheduled nights the Cash…

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Nellie Lutcher: Part of the Music History of Southwest Louisiana

R&B singer Nellie Lutcher was a part of Southwest Louisiana’s music history and now we are celebrating her as part of the Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana’s Roots Revival program this spring. (1956 appearance on NBC Today Show) On April 21, the Roots Revival showcase concert will honor music legends like Lutcher, Dolly Parton, Lucinda Williams and Goldband Record artists at Historic Central School, 809 Kirby St. in Lake Charles…

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Top 5 Visitor Questions ANSWERED!

With all of the people who visit the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau you’ll be surprised that there are 5 questions that curious visitors always ask. Well I am here to give you the “skinny.” Make sure you take notes! #5- Where can I go Crabbing? Everyone knows that…

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My Southwest Louisiana Home

By Angie Manning When the CVB team embarked upon the task of showcasing not just "what" there is to experience in Southwest Louisiana, but really what it "feels" like to experience Southwest Louisiana through video, music also bubbled to the surface of the conversation. This corner of the state…

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15 Things About Lake Charles

*Adapted from www.movoto.com and Mitchel Broussard Lake Charles mixes small town charm, exciting nightlife and outdoor adventure into a combination that will have you packing before you finish reading this list. 1. This Town Doesn't Stay Down www.monsoursphotography.net Lake Charles…

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