Dancehalls in Lafayette Parish

Cockatoo

LouisianaDancehalls.com reader comment by Scott Giroir: “Out by Evangeline Downs there used to be (a club called) the Cockatoo, our band Tite Squeeze played out there a couple of times.”

Illusions

LouisianaDancehalls.com reader comment by Joe David: “Illusions teen club and pool hall in Scott (1991-1997) located where Revival Antiques Shop is now. It was open on Friday and Saturday nights with a DJ along with pool tournements. They also had a volleyball beach in the back where they held volleyball tournaments for a short time.”

York Club

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “Toga A Go-Go″: “The Roamin’ Togas solidified their rep throughout ’67 at most of the famed venues in South Louisiana at the time like the Beaconette in New Orleans, the Golden Slipper in Baton Rouge, the Puppy Pen in Lake Charles, Paul’s Lounge in Jeanerette, and the York Cl ...[Read More]

Jules Begnaud house dance

Voorhies Begnaud: “My grandfather’s house was in Vatican, LA. It was on Jules Lane off of Martinez Road. On weekends, mostly on Sunday afternoons, Joe Falcon would play music. It didn’t go late into the night. Joe Falcon played and friends and family would come. My wife’s aunt, Orphise Robin Mire told us about it. She would go. They tore down the house because it cost too m ...[Read More]

The Wall

The Wall

Occasional live shows by local and touring national acts at this downtown Lafayette venue Run by “Off the Wall Productions” Photos from Facebook Group “Lafayette Flyer Art” posted by Lisa Glorioso Leonard

Bayou

Bayou

Downtown Lafayette venue where live music was occasional 204 Jefferson Street Photo from Facebook Group “Lafayette Flyer Art” posted by Lisa Glorioso Leonard

Rapture

Rapture

Early 1990s venue 209 Jefferson Lafayette Photo from Facebook Group “Lafayette Flyer Art” posted by Lisa Glorioso Leonard

Milton Civic Center

Milton Civic Center

Venue that occasionally featured live music- mostly all age shows Photo from Facebook Group “Lafayette Flyer Art” posted by Lisa Glorioso Leonard