Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 18
Gator by the Bay 2014
The 13th annual zydeco and Cajun festival showcases over 60 bands, artists, and performers, plus food, dance, and "8000 pounds of crawfish straight from Louisiana."
Also on tap: authentic Creole food, dance lessons, costumed New Orleans-style parades, and kids' activities. 619-234-8612.
Tab Benoit will perform on May 8, Annette DaBomb on May 9, Fuzzy Rankins on May 10, and Lafayette Blues Band on May 9 and 11.
- Cost: $15 - $30