Music line-up announced for Pointe Coupee Festival

NEW ROADS, La. – New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has announced this year’s 7th Annual Alma Plantation Harvest Festival, which will be held Oct. 20-22, will feature three stages of music performers.
pointcoupeeIn addition to the two stages on Morrison Parkway, featuring rhythm and blues, country, rock-n-roll and popular music performers, a third stage located outside the Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse will feature some of the area’s best local Gospel music performers.
“We have something for everyone at the Harvest Festival,” Myer said. He noted that the three-day event will also feature more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, an amusement and carnival area, a wide selection of delicious foods from all around the region, and a beer garden.
Festival times are Friday, Oct. 20, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 22, from noon to 6 p.m. Adult admission is $5 per person, per day, while children and youth 17 years and younger will be admitted for free. Wrist bands for unlimited carnival rides can be purchased for $25 per day for Friday, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

The full music line-up for the festival is
Gospel Stage at Courthouse :
Saturday –
• 1 p.m. – Rising Star Gospel Band
• 2 p.m. – Iberville Male Chorus
• 3 p.m. – St. Jude Spirit and Truth Worship Team
• 4 p.m. – Community Spiritual Male Chorus
• 5 p.m. – Majestic Ensemble
Sunday –
• 1 p.m. – Church of God and Christ Worship Team
• 2 p.m. – Pastor Kevin Morris and the United Voices of Praise
• 3 p.m. – St. Paul Catholic Church Male Chorus


Harvest Festival, Oct. 20-22, downtown New Roads along Main Street and Morrison Parkway. Visit, or call City Hall at 225-638-5360.