Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest has announced the lineup for its 30th anniversary, which is set to take place on May 31st, June 1st, and June 2nd at Augusta, NJ’s Sussex County Fairgrounds this summer.
Aaron Neville and Marcus King Band top the festival’s musical bill, with additional scheduled performances from Neville Jacobs, Rebirth Brass Band, Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, Cowboy Mouth, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Bishop Gunn, Corey Henry and the Treme Funktet, John Papa Gros Band, Jonathon Long, Flow Tribe, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas, Darcy Malone and the Tangle, Amanda Fish, The Iceman Special, Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew, Tony Smith and the You Know How We Do Crew, and Big Mamou.
The three-day festival annually draws close to 20,000 people for a unique weekend experience. The event features a mix of music played over three stages which range from Bayou-based Cajun, Zydeco, Delta blues, and New Orleans R&B, to brass, gospel, and jazz. Food to be served at the summer event also includes a mix of Louisiana delicacies ranging from fresh boiled Louisiana crawfish trucked in live, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, and alligator sausage, in addition to traditional foodie favorites including po-boys (oyster, shrimp and catfish), char-grilled oysters, and southern fried chicken courtesy of the Louisiana chefs who will prepare it all on-site.
Ticker purchasers have the option of Crawfish Fest single day, 2-day combo, group, onsite four-day/three-nights camping and admission, and King Crawfish Krewe Tickets (main stage pit passes). Tickets for Crawfish Fest 2019 are on sale now here.
For more information on Michael Arnone’s 30th annual Crawfish Fest, head to the event’s website.