We created these videos to play at the 2017 ICON Awards ceremony in Louisiana. To learn more about the ICON endowment fund check out the description below. We're currently working on the 2018 ICON video series!
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. 2017 HONORARY ICONS: Creative Economy: George Marks 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: Dickie Landry Special Trailblazer Recognition: Clifton Chenier, Elemore Morgan, George Rodrigue, David Egan, Buckwheat Zydeco