ICON AWARDS
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the 2017 Icon
Arts and Cultural Awards Recognizing
Acadiana’s legends.
Thursday, april 20, 2017 / 7:00 pm
Acadiana Center for the arts 

 

The ICON Awards is an inaugural event celebrating those in our community who have made an impact on Acadiana through Arts, Business and Culture. The proceeds from the event will provide a foundation for the ABC Fund, which is dedicated to sustaining, advocating for and protecting Acadiana’s creative economy by providing ongoing business and financial support to organizations and individuals throughout the region who have devoted themselves to music, culture and the arts. 

ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ICONS

Creative Economy- Individual: George Marks

Creative Economy- Project: Josh Caffery & Joel Savoy, Lomax Recordings

Rising Star: Clare Cook            

Patron:  The Heymann Foundation

Visual Artist: Debbie Fleming Caffery      

Performing Artist: Zachary Richard

Lifetime Achievement: Richard "Dickie" Landry  

Special Trailblazer Recognition:  

Elemore Morgan, George Rodrigue, Clifton Chenier,

Buckwheat Zydeco & David Egan