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Uncle Sam Jam 2017

Category: Major Events/Festivals

Start: Jul 03, 2017 4:30 PM

End: Jul 03, 2017 11:00 PM

Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003, USA

FUN, FOOD, MUSIC & FIREWORKS - This is a FREE family-friendly event for residents & visitors!

Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the day's entertainment! Headlining the event is the silken doo-wop quartet The Drifters with Rick Sheppard, whose string of hits, include "Under the Boardwalk," "Save the Last Dance For Me," and "This Magic Moment". The Drifters close out the Sam Jam after the fireworks.

Earlier in the evening, Lafayette's own Ray Boudreaux, who was a contestant on Season 5 of NBC's The Voice, will sing a soulful set.

Louisiana country and Americana band Christian Serpas and Ghost Town, the Metairie-based Top 40 cover band Mixed Nuts, and the patriotically inclined New Orleans Concert Band round out the bill.

Please review the EVENT INFORMATION for details on the venue and Lafreniere Park regulations.

2017 Line-Up:

4:30pm-5:30pm Christian Serpas and Ghost Town

5:50pm-6:50pm: Ray Boudreaux contestant on The Voice

7:10pm-8:10pm: The Mixed Nuts

8:15pm-9:15pm: Marc Broussard

9:15pm-9:35pm: FIREWORKS

9:35pm-11:00: The Drifters (featuring Rick Sheppard)
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