Live at the Lakefront is a free annual concert series presented by the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA, the City of Lake Charles, Deep South Productions, and Hancock and Whitney Bank. It will be held the last three Fridays in March: the 15th, 22nd, and 29th and will feature different bands each week.
Live at the Lakefront also includes an eclectic open-air art market and tasty eats from area food trucks. The public is encouraged to bring chairs and a blanket to put down on the amphitheater's communal green space. All beverage sales benefit the Arts Council, and no outside ice chests are allowed.
Live @ the Lakefront is presented by the Arts Council of SWLA, the City of Lake Charles, and Deep South Productions, with major sponsorship from Whitney Bank, Volkswagen of Lake Charles, Crying Eagle Brewing, and Shiner Beers. Additional support is given by Fusion Five, Automotive Alignment, Assurance Financial, Beverage Sales Inc., CBS Lake Charles, Coca-Cola, CSE Federal Credit Union, Delta Downs, Digikast, Edward Jones, Event Solutions, First Federal Bank, Hampton Inn, Iberia Bank, Image360, Jeff Davis Bank, Knight Media Inc, KPLC-TV, Lamar Advertising, the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Louisiana Mortgage Associates, Louisiana Radio Communications, Nissan of Lake Charles, Parker Brand Creative Services, Redfish Rentals, and Southwest Beverage.