May 17-19, 2024

Fat Friday: 5-11PM
Saturday: 2-11PM
Sunday: 12NOON-8PM
Fountain Valley Sports Park, Fountain Valley, CA (next door to Huntington Beach)
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2024 Lineup By Day

Live Music • Dance Floor and Dance Instructions • Second Line Parade • Karaoke Lounge with Live Band (Fri./Sat.) • Children's Stage with Magic Show and Balloon Sculptures (Sat./Sun.)

ALL SHOWS, BANDS, TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
For a timeline schedule, scroll down to the bottom.

Fat Friday Performers — Friday, May 17, 2024 • 5PM-11PM - To Be Announced

The Crawfish Festival celebration begins with FAT FRIDAY: $5 General Admission and $5 Beers.
Live Music • DJ • Free Souvenir E-Photo • Specialty Drinks • El Baston del Rey Tequila/Whiskey Tasting • Karaoke Lounge w/Live Band and more...as you dance the night away at the Par-Tay of the Year!!!

To Be Annouced
5-7PM

To Be Announced
LALA Second Line Danceers

LALA Second Line Dancers
Join the Congo Line 6:45PM

French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring David Sousa and The Zydeco Mudbugs and LALA Second Line Dancers.

CASH PRIZE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE/COSTUME.

Orleans 2nd Line Club Congo Line
KLIQ Radio DJ Dance Lessons

KLIQ Radio Station with
DJ DiYs and DJ XX7
7PM, 8:45PM AND 10:30PM
DANCE INSTRUCTIONS

KLIQ Radio Station
You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.

Brothers Igniting A Groove (B.I.G.)

Brothers Igniting A Groove (B.I.G.)
8:15-9:15PM AND 10-11PM

Music is in their blood and veins. B.I.G. has performed with the likes of many well-known artists. Their energy and dynamic performance is unsurpassed.

Second Line Parade Contest

Second Line Parade Contest - WIN $50 CASH!

$50 CASH PRIZE FOR BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE OR COSTUME.

Second Line Parade Schedule: Friday: 7PM (on the dance floor)

JOIN THE CONGO LINE!
YOU CAN WIN TOO!

Crawfish Festival<br>Official Mascot

Crawfish Festival
Official Mascot
5:30-9:30PM

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.
Karaoke Lounge with Live Band

Karaoke Lounge
with Live Band
SECOND STAGE
7-10:30PM

Included in general admission. Join us center stage and become the lead singer of a rocking live band!

Saturday Performers — Saturday, May 18, 2024 • 2-11PM - To Be Announced

To Be Announced
2-3:30PM

To Be Announced...

To Be Announced
4:15-5:45PM

To Be Announced...

To Be Announced
6:30-8:30PM

To Be Announced...

To Be Announced
9:30-11PM

To Be Announced...
LALA Second Line Dancers

LALA Second Line Dancers
Join the Congo Line
throughout the day.

French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!

CASH PRIZE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE/COSTUME. Second Line Parade Schedule:
Saturday: 3PM, 4PM, and 5:30PM. (starting near the second stage)

Second Line Parade Contest

Second Line Parade Contest - WIN $50 CASH!

$50 CASH PRIZE FOR BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE OR COSTUME.

Three chances to WIN!

Second Line Parade Schedule: Saturday: 3PM, 4PM, and 5:30PM.(starting near the second stage)

JOIN THE CONGO LINE!
YOU CAN WIN TOO!

KLIQ Radio Station DJ Dance Lessons

KLIQ Radio Station with
DJ DiYs and DJ XX7
throughout the day & night.

KLIQ Radio Station
You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.

The Arty Loon Show

The Arty Loon Show
CHILDREN'S STAGE (2-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
Crawfish Festival<br>Official Mascot

Crawfish Festival
Official Mascot
2-6PM

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.
Karaoke Lounge with Live Band

Karaoke Lounge
with Live Band
SECOND STAGE
7-10:30PM

Join us center stage and become the lead singer of a rocking live band!

Sunday Performers — Sunday, May 19, 2024 • 12NOON-8PM - To Be Announced

To Be Announced
12NOON-1:15PM

To Be Announced...

To Be Announced
2-4PM

To Be Announced...

To Be Announced
4:45-5:45PM

To Be Announced...

Stone Soul
5:30-6:30PM and 7-8PM

Classic Soul & Motown hits.

LALA Second Line Dancers

LALA Second Line Dancers
Join the Congo Line
throughout the day.

French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!

CASH PRIZE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE/COSTUME. Second Line Parade Schedule:
Sunday: 1:30PM, 3:45PM, and 5:30PM. (starting near the second stage)

Second Line Parade Contest

Second Line Parade Contest - WIN $50 CASH!

$50 CASH PRIZE FOR BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE OR COSTUME.

Three chances to WIN!

Second Line Parade Schedule: Sunday: 1:30PM, 3:45PM, and 5:30PM.(starting near the second stage)

JOIN THE CONGO LINE!
YOU CAN WIN TOO!

KLIQ Radio Station and DJ Dance Lessons

KLIQ Radio Station with
DJ DiYs and DJ XX7
throughout the day & night.

KLIQ Radio Station
You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.

The Arty Loon Show

The Arty Loon Show
CHILDREN'S STAGE (12NOON-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
Crawfish Festival Official Mascot

Crawfish Festival
Official Mascot
12NOON-4PM

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.

Friday, May 19, 2023 • 5PM-11PM

Gerard Delafose and The Zydeco Gators

Gerard is a 3rd generation Zydeco Musician. He is the grandson of the late great John Delafose and the nephew of the legendary Geno Delafose. Band has an upbeat tempo with old school new feel of zydeco sounds and a lil of blues and soul music.
5-7PM

Official Welcome to Fountain Valley by Mayor Kim Constantine

7PM

Crawfish Festival Official Mascot

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.
5:30-9:30PM

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.
6:45PM AT MAIN STAGE

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
7PM

Karaoke Lounge with Live Band - SECOND STAGE

Included in general admission. Join us center stage and become the lead singer of a rocking live band! Live band karaoke features a live band and custom scrolling karaoke tracks for you and your friends to sing along with the band. Stage props are included to dress up in. There is something for every musical taste and talent... Everybody should be a rockstar once in their life so come join us and experience a new twist on karaoke.
7-10:30PM

Stone Soul

Classic Soul & Motown hits.
7:45-8:45PM

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
8:45PM

Stone Soul

Classic Soul & Motown hits.
9:30-10:30PM

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
10:30PM

Saturday, May 20, 2023 • 2-11PM

David Sousa and The Zydeco Mudbugs

The best of zydeco from the early zydeco pioneers Boozoo Chavis and Clifton Chenier, up to the modern innovators such as Beau Jocque, Keith Frank, Chris Ardoin and Step Rideau.
2-3:30PM

Crawfish Festival Official Mascot

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.
2-6PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (2-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
2:15PM - MAGIC SHOW

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
3PM

Arty Loon Balloon Twisting - CHILDREN'S STAGE

3PM - BALLOON TWISTING

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
3:30PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (2-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
4PM - MAGIC SHOW

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
4PM

Dwight Carrier "Blackcat Zydeco"

Dwight Carrier, popularly known as “The Black Cat”, has become one of the most exciting Zydeco Accordionist of this era. Dwight has always had a unique style that infuses his zydeco, blues, country and R&B influences.
4:15-5:45PM

Arty Loon Balloon Twisting - CHILDREN'S STAGE

4:45PM - BALLOON TWISTING

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
5:30PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (2-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
5:45PM - MAGIC SHOW

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
5:45PM

Gerard Delafose And The Zydeco Gators

Gerard is a 3rd generation Zydeco Musician. He is the grandson of the late great John Delafose and the nephew of the legendary Geno Delafose. Band has an upbeat tempo with old school new feel of zydeco sounds and a lil of blues and soul music.
6:30-8:30PM

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
8:30PM

Brothers Igniting A Groove (B.I.G.)

Music is in their blood and veins. B.I.G. has performed with the likes of many well-known artists. Their energy and dynamic performance is unsurpassed.
9:30-11PM

Karaoke Lounge with Live Band

Included in general admission. Join us center stage and become the lead singer of a rocking live band! Live band karaoke features a live band and custom scrolling karaoke tracks for you and your friends to sing along with the band. Stage props are included to dress up in. There is something for every musical taste and talent... Everybody should be a rockstar once in their life so come join us and experience a new twist on karaoke.
7-10:30PM - SECOND STAGE

Sunday, May 21, 2023 • 12NOON-8PM

Dr. SoundGood Mardi Gras Party Band

Mardi Gras music with hot & spicy zydeco swamp-funk, cajun, blues & "Chuck Berry style" rock 'n roll.
12NOON-1:15PM

Crawfish Festival Official Mascot

Meet the Crawfish Festival official mascot. He loves to be in the spotlight. Be sure to take a picture with him.
12NOON-4PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (12NOON-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
12:15PM - MAGIC SHOW

Arty Loon Balloon Twisting - CHILDREN'S STAGE

1PM - BALLOON TWISTING

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
1:15PM

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
1:30PM

Andre Thierry

Masterful on all accordion types, playing with a force few can match, Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of music lovers all over the world. The award winning musician and his band effortlessly deliver energetic performances, blending his own electrifying sounds with stirring dance beats, exhibiting elite accordion style. It's feel good music that will captivate you every time!
2-4PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (12NOON-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
2:15PM - MAGIC SHOW

Arty Loon Balloon Twisting - CHILDREN'S STAGE

3PM - BALLOON TWISTING

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
3:45PM

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
4PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (12NOON-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
4PM - MAGIC SHOW

Bill Magee Blues Band

Jimi Hendrix was playing as Jimmy James...when Willie (Bill) Magee met, befriended and eventually joined up with Hendrix to form the band "Jimmy James and the Flames." In 1967, Hendrix went to England, and Magee took his newly formed band, the "Kansas City Playboys" on a tour around Europe. The rest is history... Catch a performance of his and see the best of Southern Blues music.
4:45-5:45PM

Arty Loon Balloon Twisting - CHILDREN'S STAGE

4:45PM - BALLOON TWISTING

LALA Second Line Dancers - SECOND LINE PARADE
STARTS AT SECOND STAGE

Second line parade refers to those who join in the rolling excitement — a wild, strutting dance step to carry participants forward in pace with the brass band, in all its thumping, syncopated, feet-moving glory. A second line, by its very nature, invites crowd participation and is a deep root French Quarter tradition pass down through generations.

Featuring Bear Brass. Bear Brass is always ready to lay it down!
5:30PM

KLIQ Radio Station with DJ DiYs and DJ XX7

You are guaranteed to have fun. You will learn the basics and how to add freestyle moves to your dancing style.
5:45PM

The Arty Loon Show - CHILDREN'S STAGE (12NOON-6:30PM)

With over 18 years of experience and over 1000 shows under his belt, Arty Loon is one of the funniest and friendliest family entertainers in the world. Arty's began by taking an interest in the magic at an early age. At the age of 14 he became a part of the Los Angeles Magic Castle's junior magicians program, and since then has been astounding audiences. With comedy magic, amazing illusions, spectacular juggling, fantastic balloon sculptures, hilarious puppetry, and tons of audience participation, Arty has created the ultimate show for any occasion!
5:45PM - MAGIC SHOW

Savor: A Tribute to Santana

Savor was formed to honor the more than 50-year career of Latin-rock legend Carlos Santana — from the raw power of the self-titled album issued in 1969 to the recent spate of hits with current stars that makes Santana’s music so well-loved.
6:30-8PM