Sounds of the South, presented by Hancock Whitney, is a three-night concert series at beautiful Moncus Park on May 6th, May 20th, and June 3rd!
All three concerts are FREE to attend! Music kicks off at 6:15 pm each night!
Plus, we’ll have food trucks, a bar, and elevated VIP experiences available!
Free parking at Cajun Field with a shuttle to Moncus Park. $20 limited on-site parking.
Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. No ice chests, please. Limited ADA & Handicap parking is available on site.
FOOD TRUCK LINE-UP (6/3):
Exquisite Gourmet Cotton Candy
Morvants on the Go
C’est Bon Manger
Mo’s LA Seafood
Gourmet Grilled Cheese & More
presented by Rader Solutions
Marc Broussard is an artist with a unique gift of channeling the spirits of classic R&B, rock, and soul into contemporary terms. His father, Louisiana Hall of Fame guitarist Ted Broussard of “The Boogie Kings” nurtured his musical gifts at an early age, and the vibrant Lafayette, Louisiana music scene gave Broussard the opportunity to practice his craft consistently from childhood through early adulthood. After releasing a successful independent EP at age 20, Marc signed a record deal with Island Records and made his major-label debut with Carencro. The album featured the hit “Home.” The song was highly successful on radio and catapulted him into the national spotlight. Broussard released multiple albums with major labels over the next 10 years but has recently returned to his independent roots having released several acclaimed original and charitable cover albums via his SOS Foundation (Save our Soul)
Broussard’s incomparable brand of soul — an infectious mix of rock, blues, R&B, funk-pop, and soul coupled with his powerful vocals — has garnered worldwide praise from critics and fans alike.
SCHEDULE: Silver Lining: 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Marc Broussard 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Opening Act: Silver Lining
Silver Lining is a 5-piece party band from South Louisiana. Formed in 2022, these friends turned bandmates bring a high-energy set consisting of rock, funk, and reggae from the 80’s through today. Their unique brand of entertainment fuses positivity with groove, making you remember why you loved that song so much.
MAGNOLIA SISTERS & BONSOIR CATIN
Honoring their deep family and community musical roots, the members of Bonsoir Catin express the unabashed energy, intensity, and raw emotion that is the hallmark and heart of Cajun music. The group has a broad and deep repertoire that reflects the many facets and decades of Cajun music into the present day.
SCHEDULE: Magnolia Sisters: 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Bonsoir Catin: 7:45 – 9:00 pm
BIG SAM'S FUNKY NATION
When you think of New Orleans, the city’s foremost flambeaux-lit traditions of Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, voodoo, Po’ boys, beads, gumbo, and second line undoubtedly come to mind. You can also count Big Sam’s Funky Nation amongst those NOLA treasures.
Known for a boisterous blend of funk, jazz, rock, and hip-hop, nothing short of seismic live “experiences,” and a whole lot of Southern charm, Big Sam’s Funky Nation might very well be The Big Easy’s best kept secret.
SCHEDULE: Bad Bongo: 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Big Sam’s Funky Nation starts at 7:30 pm
Opening Act: Bad Bongo
Bad Bongo is a diverse collective of ten musicians here to bring new and exciting sounds to the stage. With an extensive range of genres including: funk, jazz, soul, rock, and more, the ensemble is sure to find a blend that fits your groove.