Flambeau Festival Announces Inaugural lineup


Sam Hunt – Hank Williams Jr. – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Dustin Lynch – Chase Rice

Blackberry Smoke – Jacob Davis

and many more!

October 7 & 8, 2017

Pre-Sale & VIP tickets Available NOW

Flambeau Fest has been announced! The festival’s inaugural weekend will take place on Ascension Fields at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales, LA, minutes outside of Baton Rouge, on October 7 and 8, 2017. It’s superstar country and classic rock lineup of Sam Hunt, Hank Williams Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dustin Lynch, Chase Rice, Blackberry Smoke, Jacob Davis and many more will ignite Flambeau’s mainstage over an explosive two days. Inheriting its name from the processional torch of Mardi Gras, Flambeau Fest is the new torchbearer for American music in the South – a beacon of music, arts and family culture.

VIP packages & limited Early Bird tickets on special PRE-SALE at 8 AM CST today, Monday, Aug 7.

The Flambeau Fest vision began in 2015 with producers Mark Miller, Eddie Pearce and David Addison. Its flame now fanned, Flambeau is poised to rekindle an area of southern Louisiana that has not seen the launch of a large-scale music event since the devastating Baton Rouge are flood of 2016. While paying homage to history and the heritage of its namesake, Flambeau will establish its own traditions to emerge as a truly unique experience, blending current and classic to showcase all Louisiana has to offer.

Flambeau Fest is a two-day, multi-stage event at Ascension Fields featuring world class musical Artists, regional breakout performers, famous southern cuisine, local and regional artisans, and the community-orientated hospitality that defines Southern Louisiana culture. Flambeau Fest will present 3 Stages filled with great music. The MAIN Stage will be loaded with A-list and just-exploding national Country Artists, as well as Southern Rock icons. The Torch Stage will showcase rising stars in Country, including multiple regional breakout talents. A unique Flambeau Fest event will be the Nashville Songwriter stage, hosting the acoustic melodies of some of the greatest Nashville #1 hit songwriters, strumming inside the Louisiana Libations tent. The Louisiana Libations Tent and separate Food Promenade will feature a wide variety of authentic cuisine from the region’s top vendors, and tastings from local craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries.

“We feel the Flambeau itself is an authentic metaphor for the torch lighting the way to new experiences – a creative, musical, and cultural expansion,” says Flambeau producer Mark Miller. “The image spoke to what we wanted to build. Flambeau Fest will serve proudly as a new torchbearer for the southern festival.”

For local and regional businesses, Flambeau Fest will drive tourism dollars toward the effort of rebuilding an area hit hard. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Lynyrd Skynyrd Foundation for education and cultural impact.

A Limited amount of 2-Day Early Bird tickets are available for $119.

2-Day VIP packages are available at $319 (VIP) and $679 (PLATINUM). PRESS HERE to purchase tickets and VIP packages.


For more information on FLAMBEAU FEST, please contact:

Linda Carbone // Sarah Usher

linda@presshereproductions.com // sarah@presshereproductions.com

(212) 246-2640