McNeese Cowboy Block Party 2023: Live Music, Food Trucks, and Community Fun!

By Zephyr Sullivan
Published August 16, 2023

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Lake Charles, Louisiana – The McNeese Athletic Foundation is hosting its third Cowboy Block Party, a series of events held every Friday night before McNeese football home games. The block parties feature live music from different bands, with DJ Sparrow providing entertainment after the performances.

The schedule includes five events, with each party showcasing a different band, such as The Flamethrowers, Wayne Toups, Steel Shot, LA Roxx, and The Chee-Weez. Admission is free, and attendees can enjoy the event without any additional costs.

Food trucks will be available on-site, and outside food and drinks are permitted. Corporate sponsors, including Lake Charles Toyota and Deep South Productions, have played a significant role in making the block parties happen.

The goal is to bring the community together and create a memorable experience for attendees. McNeese Director of Athletics, Heath Schroyer, expresses excitement for the block parties and aims to make them bigger and better each year.

Lineup of Live Music Performances

The lineup for this year’s block parties is exceptional. Attendees can expect an array of exciting musical acts representing diverse music genres.

Each band plays from 7 pm until 9 pm followed by DJ Sparrow spinning tunes from 9:15-10:45 p.m.

September 1The Flamethrowers will kick off the block parties with their high-energy rock and roll performance.
September 29Wayne Toups will bring his signature blend of zydeco, country, and rock to the stage.
October 20Steel Shot will delight fans of country music and rock.
October 27LA Roxx will showcase their repertoire of 80s rock hits
November 10The Chee-Weez will close out the block parties with their energetic and entertaining show.

With such a diverse lineup, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this year’s block parties.

Delicious Food Trucks Onsite

Attendees can indulge in a variety of tasty treats from the food trucks parked at the event. The Cowboy Block Party offers a range of food truck options, allowing attendees to experience the local cuisine. From savory to sweet, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

These food trucks bring a unique and delicious element to the Cowboy Block Party, making it an event that satisfies both the appetite and the desire to support local businesses. So come hungry and ready to indulge in the flavors of the community.

Building Community Fun at the Block Party

Bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds, the block party fosters a sense of camaraderie and enjoyment. With a focus on community engagement.

The McNeese Athletic Foundation has worked hard to ensure that this year’s lineup is exceptional, with a different band performing at each party.

The goal of the block party is to bring the community together and create a fun-filled atmosphere. Attendees can enjoy the festivities without any additional costs, thanks to the support of corporate sponsors.