Family Gras lineup to be revealed on social media

Family Gras lineup to be revealed on social media

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The musical lineup for Jefferson Parish's annual free carnival festival will be announced on Facebook this weekend.

The Visit Jefferson Parish Facebook page will post Family Gras' concert lineup at midnight on Saturday, January 16.

The only clues the parish is giving about this year's talent is that the festival will, "showcase a Grammy Award-winning country group closing out this year's festival, and a wildly popular pop group closing Saturday."

Family Gras is in its ninth year. The free carnival festival in Metairie will feature 14 bands over the three-day event. This year's event on Veterans Memorial Boulevard across from Lakeside Mall runs from January 29 - 31, 2016.

"As usual, we will also enjoy a popular musical group for our young fans and have a couple of surprise artists perform for those who love the hits of yesteryear. This is one of the only festivals in the world with music for every age, featuring every genre," CEO of the Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau Violet Peters said.

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