Artist line up revealed for the second annual Downtown Rising


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Downtown Rising’s officials today revealed the line up for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rising.
The nationally renowned Indie rock band Cold War Kids headlines this year’s event.
Special guests are Givers and DJ Digital.

Cold War Kids are known for their hit songs Complainer (2019), First (2014) and Hang Me Up To Dry (2006).

Early bird tickets for the popular Lafayette concert go on sale this Friday, March 6th via

Downtown Rising 2020 is set to take place on Thursday, May 28 at Parc International, downtown Lafayette.
The gates open at 5 p.m. and the event concludes at 10 p.m. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site.

Downtown Rising is an Annual summer celebration in the heart of downtown Lafayette featuring a national act to celebrate downtown’s growth and changes of the year.
Last year’s inaugural Downtown Rising featured The Revivalists, Sweet Crude and DJ Digital.

This year, Downtown Rising is presented by UL Ragin’ Cajuns and produced by 106.3 Radio Lafayette and Social Entertainment.
Other event partners are Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, Festival International de Louisiane, KLFY, LUS Fiber and 103.7 The Game.
A portion of the event’s proceeds is to benefit The Current.

For more information, visit,, or follow Downtown Rising on Facebook and Instagram. If you are interested in supporting this event as a sponsor, please contact Maaike Erents:

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