2015 Festival International de Louisiane includes groups from Ukraine, Canada, Africa


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LAFAYETTE, Louisiana — Festival International de Louisiane's lineup for 2015 includes musicians from Africa, Canada, Mexico, Ukraine and, of course, Lafayette.

KLFY-TV reports (http://bit.ly/18OOPDa ) this year's headliners include Anjélque Kidjo from Benin, Ukrainian folk-punk quartet DakhaBrakha, Portland's MarchFourth Marching Band, Quebec's Nomadic Massive, Lafayette's own GIVERS and Buckwheat's World featuring Buckwheat Zydeco.

This year marks a long-awaited return to Lafayette for Grammy Award-winning Kidjo, while MarchFourth Marching Band is one of the most requested bands in the festival's history.

Local Louisiana acts include Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Bonsoir Catin, Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band and the Lost Bayou Ramblers.

The free festival will be held April 22-April 26 at Cajun Field.

For more information visit: http://festivalinternational.org/

Information from: KLFY-TV, http://klfy.com

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