Rayne to host CFMA Cajun Music Festival Aug. 15
The 2019 Annual Le Cajun - CFMA Annual Cajun Awards and Music Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16-17, at the Rayne Civic Center.
The awards Ceremony will be hosted by the Cajun-French Music Association of Louisiana, with Cajun musicians from throughout the area to be in attendance and honored.
The Le Cajun Award and Festival is a unique, two-day event will feature an awards ceremony honoring the best in Cajun music and Cajun musicians and includes a two-day dance festival with award winning Cajun bands providing the music.
The Grammy-style awards ceremony, sponsored by CFMA, includes awards for Band of the Year, Best Accordionist, Best Fiddler, Best Male and Female Vocalist, Song of the Year and Best Recording of the Year.
Highlighting the activities on Friday night will be the crowing of the new CFMA Queen.
A featured event at the annual festival will be the individuals to be inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame.
Also to be included during the festival is a large arts and crafts show where numerous hand-made and unique items can be purchased.