Contraband Days for 2012!  You'll love all that's new about Contraband Days! More music..more stages..rides...fireworks and tons of family fun!

Here is a complete list of all events scheduled for this year's Contraband Days!

 

 

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

8:00 AM: Louisiana Music Educators' Association - Instrumental

State Festival - http://www.lmeamusic.org/index.html

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

8:00 AM: Louisiana Music Educators' Association - Instrumental

State Festival - http://www.lmeamusic.org/index.html

Big Daddy Weave

 

10:00 AM: "Just for Jesus" presents

BIG DADDY WEAVE, with Special Guest Speaker, KIRK FRANKLIN - LCCC Coliseum -

FREE Youth Concert in Celebration of the

National Day of Prayer!

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Family Day - National Day of Prayer

(Alcohol-Free Evening )

8:00 AM:  Louisiana Music Educators' Association - Instrumental

State Festival - http://www.lmeamusic.org/index.html

11:30 AM:  Profit and Loss Association Luncheon - LCCC Coliseum

04:00 PM:  Festival Gates Open

* Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

 

Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum:

06:00 PM: WATERS EDGE BAND

07:00 PM: TENTH AVENUE NORTH, Presented by "Just for Jesus",

Profit & Loss Association, and LA Radio

Communications

 

Kid's World Stage:

05:00 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

06:00 PM: Power Church

08:00 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

09:30 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

 

Friday, May 4th, 2012

8:00 AM:  Louisiana Music Educators' Association - Instrumental

State Festival - http://www.lmeamusic.org/index.html

 

04:00 PM:  Festival Gates Open

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor: Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* USS Orleck Laser Tag - LCCC Contraband Days Rm. (2nd Floor)

 

05:00 PM:  * Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Activities:

05:00 PM: Lake Charles Cannon Firing to Protect the City - Seawall

06:00 PM: Buccaneers begin shore landing - Seawall

07:00 PM: Jean Lafitte and Buccaneers Force City Mayors to "Walk

the Plank" - Seawall

07:00 PM - Midnight: Auditions - "The Sound of Lake Charles", hosted

by L.A. 2 LA Productions - Rosa Hart Theatre

 

Malibu Rum Outdoor Stage:

06:00 PM: RYAN ANDREAS (As seen on NBC-TV's "America's Got

Talent")

07:30 PM:  BEVERLY McCLELLAN (As seen on NBC-TV's "The Voice")

09:30 PM: THE MOLLY RINGWALDS

 

Pirate's Cove:

04:00 PM: Tim Norris

06:00 PM: Tom Brandow

08:00 PM: Open-Mic Karaoke

10:00 PM: Angel Leal

 

Kid's World Stage:

05:30 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

07:00 PM: St. Louis Show Choir

08:00 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

09:00 PM: The International Dance Company

10:00 PM: Steve Gryb: "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

10:00 AM:  Festival Gates Open

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* USS Orleck Laser Tag - LCCC Contraband Days Rm. (2nd Floor)

 

12:00 PM:    * Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Activities:

06:00 AM: "Tour Lafitte 2012" Registration and Packet Pick Up

- LCCC Grounds

07:30 AM: "Tour Lafitte 2012" Start - LCCC Grounds

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Registration and Weigh-ins for the 24th Annual

Contraband Days Armwrestling Tournament

10:00 AM - 06:00 PM: Auditions - "The Sound of Lake Charles", hosted

by L.A. 2 LA Productions - Rosa Hart Theatre

 

01:00 PM: 24th Annual Contraband Days Armwrestling Tournament

 

Malibu Rum Outdoor Stage:

11:00 AM: THE CHRIS SHEARMAN EXPERIENCE (LA Indie Radio)

12:00 PM: BOBCAT (LA Indie Radio)

02:00 PM: STARTISAN (LA Indie Radio)

03:30 PM: MAPS AND MAKERS (LA Indie Radio)

05:00 PM: PETER SIMON (LA Indie Radio)

07:00 PM: DJ's Marvin Simon & Johnny Cage, presented by                                Deep South Productions

10:30 PM: LINGUS (LA Indie Radio)

 

Pirate's Cove:

12:00 PM: Tim Norris

02:00 PM: Tom Brandow

03:30 PM: Angel Leal

05:30 PM: John Guidroz

07:30 PM: Ryan Andreas (As seen on NBC-TV's "America's

Got Talent")

09:00 PM: Brian Racca

 

Kid's World Stage:

11:30 AM: Sign-up for "Spittin' Image" Contest

12:30 PM: "Spittin' Image" Contest

01:30 PM: Steve Gryb:  "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

02:15 PM: Lake Charles Fire Department Demonstration

03:00 PM: Power Church

05:00 PM: Steve Gryb:  "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

06:00 PM: Bell City Show Choir

07:00 PM: Steve Gryb:  "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

08:00 PM: BRYNLEE DAIGLE

09:45 PM: THE KATELYN JOHNSON BAND

 

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

12:00 PM:  Festival Gates Open

* Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* USS Orleck Laser Tag - LCCC Contraband Days Rm. (2nd Floor)

 

Activities:

10:00 AM: Contraband Days Pirogue Building Contest - Pirogue Build &

Launch Begins - LCCC Grounds

03:00 PM: Bed Races Start - LCCC Grounds

04:30 PM: Pirougue Race Start - Seawall

05:30 PM: "Show Me Your Dinghy" Contest & Parade - Seawall

 

Malibu Rum Outdoor Stage, presented by LA Indie Radio:

01:00 PM: JET JAGUAR
03:00 PM: THE DOWNHEARTED
05:00 PM: SINNERS
07:00 PM: LOADED 44RZ

Pirate's Cove:

12:00 PM: Andrew David

02:00 PM: Matt Moss

04:00 PM: Brian Moore

06:00 PM: Katie Pilapauskas & Mike Dolan

 

Kid's World Stage:

01:45 PM: Vineyard Church

03:00 PM: Steve Gryb:  "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

04:00 PM: Power Church

06:00 PM: Steve Gryb:  "The Pied Piper of Percussion"

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

6:00pm: * Todd Armstrong Carnival

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM: The Lake Charles/SWLA Convention & Visitors

Bureau presents Restaurant Day: "A Taste of

Southwest Louisiana" in celebration of

National Tourism Week.

 

06:00 PM:  * Todd Armstrong Carnival

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

06:00 PM:  * Todd Armstrong Carnival

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

04:00 PM:  Festival Gates Open

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Activities:

07:00 PM: ADAM TRENT Magic Reinvented - Sponsored by McDonald's

- LCCC Rosa Hart Theatre

 

Pirate's Cove:

04:00 PM: Charles Lyons

06:00 PM: Kris Harper & Matt Moss

 

Kid's World Stage:

05:00 PM: Gyth Rigdon

07:00 PM: The Summit Worship Band

Friday, May 11th, 2012

04:00 AM:  Festival Gates Open

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* USS Orleck Laser Tag - LCCC Contraband Days Rm. (2nd Floor)

 

05:00 PM:    * Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Malibu Rum Stage - LCCC Coliseum

07:00 PM: BRYAN FONTENOT

08:30 PM: Contraband Days presents JOSH TURNER on his Cracker

Barrel Old Country Store Tour, sponsored by the

ISLE OF CAPRI CASINO HOTEL


Malibu Rum Outdoor Stage:

05:00 PM: MARK REEVES BAND

08:00 PM: 107JAMZ "Block Party" - RUSTY METOYER & THE ZYDECO

KRUSH

09:30 PM: 107JAMZ "Block Party" - LEON CHAVIS & THE ZYDECO

FLAMES

 

Pirate's Cove:

04:00 PM: Cory Landry

06:00 PM: Kevin Johnson & Ryan Bourque

08:00 PM: Open-Mic Karaoke

10:00 PM: Kory Fontenot

 

Kid's World Stage:

05:00 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

05:30 PM: Power Church

07:00 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

08:00 PM: BRYNLEE DAIGLE

09:00 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

09:30 PM: Ryan Barnett

 

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

10:00 AM:  Festival Gates Open

Galley Alley Food Booths

Galley Alley Dining Area - Sponsor:  Lloyd Lauw Collision Center

Pirate Marketplace

* Emerson Pony Rides

* USS Orleck Laser Tag - LCCC Contraband Days Rm. (2nd Floor)

 

12:00 PM:    * Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Activities:

08:00 AM: Contraband Days 5-Miler by the Lake Area Runners -

Capital One Building, downtown Lake Charles

10:00 AM: 15th Annual Contraband Days Car Show -

Sponsor: O'Reilly Auto Parts

03:00 PM: Contraband Days Boat Parade

04:00 PM: Adam Trent "Magician Reinvented" - Encore                                      Matinee Performance - LCCC Rosa Hart Theatre

09:00 PM: 55th Annual Fireworks Party, with special performance by

Ryan Andreas, as seen on NBC-TV's "America's Got

Talent" (Invitation Required) - LCCC Buccaneer Room &

3rd Floor Balcony

10:15 PM: Contraband Days Annual "FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR!"

 

Ninth Annual Bar-B-Que Cookoff

 

07:00 AM: Check-in

09:00 AM: Chief Cook Meeting

11:00 AM: Judging of Seafood

12:00 PM: Judging of Chicken

01:00 PM: Judging of Ribs

02:00 PM: Judging of Boston Butt

04:00 PM: Award Presentation


Malibu Rum Stage, presented by Contraband Days & Cajun Radio:

12:00 PM: CHRIS MILLER & BAYOU ROOTS

02:30 PM: KEVIN NAQUIN & THE OSSUN PLAYBOYS

05:00 PM: STEEL SHOT

07:30 PM: TRAVIS MATTE & THE KINGPINS

 

Pirate's Cove:

12:00 PM: Brian Racca

03:00 PM: Cory Landry

04:30 PM: John Guidroz

06:00 PM: Brice Perrin

08:00 PM: Kory Fontenot

10:30 PM: The Good Wood

 

Kid's World Stage:

10:00 AM: Registration for Children's Pirate Costume Contest

11:00 AM: The Buccaneer's Pirate Costume Contest for Children

12:00 PM: The International Dance Company

01:00 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

01:30 PM: Power Church

02:00 PM: Les Danseurs

03:00 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

04:00 PM: Barbe Show Choir

06:30 PM: Wildlife Wendy & Her Tropical Birds

08:00 PM: Signature

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!