World Acadian Congress info, Friday concert, road closures, more

The World Acadian Congress is a very big (very) get-together of Acadians from all over the world. There are many (like, many) activities planned.
Couple of highlights...
-Aug 15th:
^5p is Official ceremony for National Acadian Day at Place 1604 in Dieppe
^5:55p is Le Grand Tintamarre leaving Place 1604 in Dieppe
^7p is the National Acadian Day Show at the MusiquArt site on Notre Dame St
Here's the Tintamarre route and the road closures...
The Acadian Day Show in Dieppe on Aug 15 will be free.
Hoooo mama! it is a terrific lineup of performers! Radio Radio, Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, troupe de danse du 15 août, Comté de Clare, Jeremy Dutcher, Marc à Paul à Jos, Pierre Kwenders, Roddie Romero, Joseph Edgar, Les Hay Babies, Zachary Richard, Vishtèn, Maggie Savoie, Lisa LeBlanc, Edith Butler, Greater Moncton Girls + Rock, Jass-Sainte Bourque, 1755, and Bois Joli!

-Aug 16
^8:00p is the big 25th anniversary show at Riverfront Park in Moncton
This show is NOT FREE and features a hot dilly© star-studded lineup... 1755, Les Méchants Maquereaux, Cayouche, Waylon Thibodeaux, Ronald Bourgeois, Donat Lacroix, Lennie Gallant, Jacques Surette, Annie Blanchard, Jason Guerrette and Zachary Richard, and special guests!
Note: The World Acadian Congress stuff happening downtown means street closures downtown near Riverfront Park…
1) Until Sunday Aug 18 at 2:00p the Eastbound lane of Assomption is closed between Lutz and Downing. Note: Intersections are open and travelling south on Westmorland you'll still be able to turn right onto Assomption and go West.
2) Fri Aug 16 and Sat Aug 17 from 2:45p until 2:00a the Westbound lane of Assomption will also be closed between Main and Westmorland.(HERE for more details on the World Acadian Congress).

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