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Mudbug Madness 

Gear up for the sounds of Louisiana this Memorial Day weekend at Mudbug Madness, Shreveport’s largest and most beloved Cajun festival! Held at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26, Mudbug Madness is a three-day extravaganza that celebrates the best of Cajun and Zydeco music, along with delicious food & fun!

Dive into a Non-Stop Lineup of Cajun and Zydeco

Mudbug Madness isn't just about the headliners! The festival boasts two stages with a nonstop lineup of regional and local favorites, guaranteeing there's always a band playing music that will get your feet tapping. From legendary Cajun acts to up-and-coming Zydeco bands, the festival offers a musical journey through the heart of Louisiana. Check out the full lineup and set times [link to lineup graphic on Mudbug Madness website] to plan your festival itinerary!

Experience Headliners You Won't Forget

This year's lineup features a stellar mix of established artists and rising stars:

  • Friday, May 24: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
  • Saturday, May 25: Cowboy Mouth, Sammy Kershaw
  • Sunday, May 26: Dwayne Dopsie, Craig Wayne Boyd

Mudbug Madness offers more than just music:

  • A crawfish eating contest extravaganza! Witness the spectacle firsthand, or participate in one of the following contests:
    • Friday: Celebrity crawfish eating contest kicks off the festivities at 11:30 AM!
    • Saturday: Think you have what it takes? Put your skills to the test in the Men’s crawfish eating contest at 1 PM.
    • Sunday: Ladies, show off your skills in the Women’s crawfish eating contest at 2:30 PM.
  • Delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine - Fill up on festival staples and don't miss the $5 lunch specials on Friday from 11 AM to 2 PM!
  • Arts and crafts vendors to find unique souvenirs.
  • A dedicated Kids' Zone to keep the little ones entertained.
  • Happy hour with all drinks for $4 from 11 AM to 7 PM on Friday - perfect way to cool off between sets!
  • Latin night starting at 6:30 PM on Sunday - End the festival on a high note with vibrant Latin music!

Tickets are just $10 per person for a day pass, or $15 for a three-day pass. Children under 12 and military personnel with ID get in free.

Don't miss your chance to experience the heart and soul of Louisiana at Mudbug Madness!

Join in the excitement at Mudbug Madness, located at 101 Crockett Street, Shreveport, LA 71101, for a Louisiana experience you'll treasure. See y'all there!

Mudbug Madness Lineup