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September 20, 2004


(Opelousas, Louisiana)- Whether you prefer two-steppin' to Cajun music or sitting back and enjoying the easy listening sounds of rhythm and blues, Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas is sure to have something for everyone. Officials have announced that during the month of October they will host a series of outdoor concerts featuring Country, Cajun, Zydeco, R&B, and Rock entertainers.

Below you will find a press release with information on the upcoming concert series. To view this press release via the Internet, simply click on the link below or copy and paste to your browser:

http://www.calzone.com/edrc/press2.php?pid=38

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Thanks,

Julie Calzone
President/CEO
Calzone & Associates
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Lafayette Atlanta New Orleans
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337.235.2924 ext. 3 jcalzone@calzone.com
337.237.0556 (fax) www.calzone.com

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September 20, 2004

Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino to "Rock the House"
October Outdoor Concert Series Lineup Announced

(Opelousas, Louisiana)- Whether you prefer two-steppin' to Cajun music or sitting back and enjoying the easy listening sounds of rhythm and blues, Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas is sure to have something for everyone. Officials have announced that during the month of October they will host a series of outdoor concerts featuring Country, Cajun, Zydeco, R&B, and Rock entertainers.

Evangeline Downs has a long history of providing quality entertainment. With the completion of the new Racetrack & Casino, they will be able to cater to both horse-lovers and those who enjoy casino-style entertainment. Now, with the addition of the outdoor concert series, they are able to provide big-name entertainment acts on a regular basis in Opelousas.

"Acadiana loves music and festivals," says Mike Howard, general manager for Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino. "We will continue to offer top-name entertainers along with local favorites as part of our plan to create an entertainment destination here in Opelousas."

Country singer Lorrie Morgan kicks off the October concert series on October 16. Some of her greatest hits include "Something in Red," "What Part of No," and "Good as I Was to You." The fun continues as The Evangeline Downs Louisiana Music Festival entertainers take the stage on October 23.

Morris Day and The Time wrap up the October series. The group will appear on stage October 30 singing hit songs "Jungle Love," "What Time Is It?" and "Ice Cream Castles." The band was featured in the movie "Purple Rain" and recently opened for the successful national "Prince" tour.

The lineup for the October Outdoor Concert Series is as follows:

Saturday, October 16, 2004: Lorrie Morgan
* Concert begins at 8:00 P.M.
* Reserved seating with prices listed at $25, $30, and $35 per person.

Saturday, October 23, 2004: The Evangeline Downs Louisiana Music Festival
* Featuring such acts as: Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns
Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha Chas
River Road
Louisiana's Leroux
Kenny Wayne
Wayne Toups
* Concert will be general admission with festival seating.
* Tickets priced at $20 per person.
* Outdoor food and beverages will be available.

Saturday, October 30, 2004: Morris Day and The Time
* Concert begins at 8:00 P.M.
* Concert will feature reserved seating with tickets priced at $25, $27.50, and $30 per person.

Tickets for all shows will go on sale Saturday, September 25, 2004 at 12:00 noon. Individuals wishing to purchase tickets for any of these events may do so by either visiting the Evangeline Smoke and Gift Shop, located inside Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino or by calling 337-594-3119.

For more information on Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, visit http://www.evangelinedowns.com.


Contact:
Julie Calzone, CEO/ Calzone & Associates
337.235.2924 ext. 3, jcalzone@calzone.com

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