Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest Expands 2018 Lineup


The stage schedule for the 29th installment of Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest has been revealed. Arnone’s long-running event will take place at Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey June 1 – 3, 2018.

While one headliner is still to be announced, most Crawfish Fest ’18 acts have been detailed. Taj Mahal, Jon Cleary, George Porter Jr. and The Runnin’ Pardners, Marcia Ball, Bonerama, Samantha Fish, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys, Mike Farris, Ryan Montbleau, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Honey Island Swamp Band, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, Rosie Ledet, Jeffery Broussard and The Creole Cowboys, Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone, Katie Henry, Brother Joscephus and The Love Revolution, Terry and The Zydeco Bad Boys, Jenny and The Felines and Zydeco Revelators are all confirmed to play Sussex County Fairgrounds early next June.

In addition to the many sets spread across three stages, the New Orleans-themed festival will also feature master workshops. Beyond the music, Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest is also known for the incredible food and drinks attendees can purchase. Festivalgoers will be able to enjoy fresh Boiled Louisiana Crawfish trucked in alive, Crawfish Bread, Shrimp Creole, Crawfish Bread, Crawfish Pie, Alligator Sausage, Crawfish Po-boys, Jambalaya, Southern Fried Chicken and other great dishes. Past Craft Booths have included African Art, Dancin’ Hands Jewelry and a French market with beads, masks and more.

Tickets for Crawfish Fest ’18 are on sale now via the festival’s website.