The 2023 Marshland Festival is back and will take place this Friday and Saturday, July 28th and 29th, in Lake Charles. The festival is one of the biggest festivals in Southwest Louisiana every year and takes place inside the air-conditioned Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum.

This year's festival has all the things we love about Louisiana festivals which are great Cajun food, shopping for arts & crafts, cold drinks and beer, and great live music!

If you have never been to the Marshland Festival then you defiantly need to plan to come this weekend. The music is non-stop on two stages. When one artist finishes, the other aritsts begin on the other stage.

All the music gets underway on Friday night at 6:00 pm and runs through midnight and then the music gets started on Saturday at 11:00 am and rolls until midnight. Here is the entire lineup.

Marshland Festival stage
Marshland Festival stage (Photo Provided by Marvin Simon)


Friday, July 28, 2023

6:00 pm -7:30 pm - Greg Blanchard

7:30 pm -9:00 pm - Parish County Line

9:00 pm -10:30 pm - Ryan Foret and Foret Tradition

10:30 pm to Midnight - Joel-Sonnier

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Saturday, July 29th, 2023

11:00 am - Noon - Brooks Drost

12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Colby Latiolais

1:00 pm -2:30 pm - Johnny Jiminez Band

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Caden Gillard

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Louisiana Express with Johnnie Allan

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Thomas Cain

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Steel Shot

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm - Waters Edge

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Gene Watson

11:00 pm to Midnight - Jamie Bergeron

Buddy Russ
Buddy Russ

How would you like to go to the festival for free? Listen up all this week to Gator 99.5 with Mike & Chad in the Morning and Chaz in the afternoons to win your tickets. Also if you download our Gator 99.5 mobile App we will be picking random winners all week from folks who download it.

We will see you there!

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