eTown On The Road: Lafayette, LA – ‘I Wanna Sing Right’ – Rediscovering Lomax in the Evangeline Country
- When: October 11, 2017 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
- Where: Acadiana Center for the Arts / 101 W Vermilion St., Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
- Cost: $48 - $70 Plus Applicable Service Fees
More than just a regular concert, eTown is a unique live experience! Audience members will watch the eTown Broadcast recorded before their eyes, complete with performances and interviews with both of our visiting artists, as well as the eChievement Award segment, eTown's opportunity to honor everyday heroes who are doing their part to make the world a better place. You won't want to miss it!
Show Start: 7:00pm
Show End: 9:00pm
I Wanna Sing Right: Acadiana's Tradition Bearers
- Sonny Landreth
- Cedric Watson & Desiree Champagne
- Jeffrey Broussard & his Sisters
- Ann Savoy
- Michael Doucet
- Joel Savoy | Acoustic guitar/fiddle
- Kelli Jones | Triangle/vocals/fiddle
eTown is a nonprofit, nationally syndicated radio broadcast, multimedia and events production company. Since 1991, eTown has produced musical, social and environmental programming to uplift and inspire listeners around the world. The eTown community comes for the music, and stays for the message.
As a founding member of the celebrated bluegrass band, Hot Rize, musician and songwriter Nick Forster has performed for audiences worldwide. He’s been on countless radio and television programs, including ‘A Prairie Home Companion’, ‘The Grand Ol’ Opry’ and ‘Austin City Limits’. Rolling Stone Magazine calls Nick “an exceptional songwriter . . . unquestionably a virtuoso.” As the host/musical director of eTown, his quick warm wit, stellar musicianship and strong vocals are hallmarks of the show. Nick continues to perform and record with various artists, including, Hot Rize.
As co-host of eTown, actress/vocalist Helen Forster lends her golden-toned voice to both the spoken word and the musical portions of the show (providing harmony vocals for guest artists like Dallas Green aka City & Colour, James Taylor, Gregory Alan Isakov, Steve Earle, Mavis Staples, Brett Dennen, Parker Millsap, Sarah McLachlan, JJ Grey and more). In addition to Helen’s role at eTown, her career as a veteran of stage, film and voice performance includes several years as a commercial voice-over talent, member of two formal theater companies and performer/writer in SRO Theater Troupe, an improv group. She has also performed as a vocalist on A Prairie Home Companion and at venues and festivals around the country.