Lake Charles’ Downtown at Sundown begins Friday

By Special to the American Press

The annual Downtown at Sundown concert series will run 5:30-9 p.m. Fridays, May 17-June 7, amid the newly streetscaped area

of downtown Lake Charles, Ryan Street between Division and Pujo streets.

The event will feature a variety of music, food and beverages, merchandise vendors and children’s activities.

Headliners will be Cold Sweat, May 17;

Travis Matte & the Kingpins, May 24; Curley Taylor & Zydeco

Trouble, May 31; and City

Heat, June 7.

The two blocks will be closed to vehicle traffic and street parking 3-10 p.m. each Friday. All cross streets will remain open

for traffic, and surrounding parking lots will be open.

No outside beverages or pets will be allowed on site. If inclement weather prevails, the concerts will be held in the Lake

Charles Civic Center.

For more information, call 494-9159 or visit