Live at the Lakefront is a free outdoor concert series hosted by the Arts Council of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles, featuring a variety of Louisiana musicians, an eclectic art market, and tasty food trucks. Beverage sales benefit the Arts Council's year-round services and programming.
Bon Bon Vivant kicks off the 2018 season with the headlining performance on March 9th. Hailing from New Orleans, Bon Bon Vivant is an indie-gypsy band that plays original ballads, gypsy swing, and up-tempo rock mixed with dance music. Front-woman Abigail Cosio’s songwriting is as fierce as it is heartbreaking, paying homage to the New Orleans music tradition while infusing a punk edge which attracts dancers and concert-goers alike.
Opening for Bon Bon Vivant on March 9th is Lafayette rock-and-roll band The Shake Backs, along with Lake Area indie-folk group The Pretty Cavaliers (previously known as Elms District). Sponsoring the opening concert is Whitney Bank and Volkswagen of Lake Charles.