Become a Member

As a member of Friends of Louisiana Folk Roots, you’ll receive discounted and priority registration for our programs, free admission to the nightly dances at our Balfa Week, a thank-you gift as a token of our appreciation, and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve helped to preserve and perpetuate our cultural heritage.

Gift memberships are another great way to show your friends and loved ones that you support and honor their commitment to Louisiana culture.


Each membership lasts one year unless noted otherwise.

Family – $75 – includes up to four people (ages 12 and under do not require membership.)

3-Year Family – $200

Individual – $45

3-Year Individual – $125

Student – $25

3-Year Student – $65

Business – $100

Patron – $500

Individual Lifetime – $1,000

Family Lifetime – $1,500


A Lifetime Membership further supports our mission and sustains our organization’s programs.

Bien merci to our Lifetime Members:

Gilbert and Margaret AucoinVille Platte, Louisiana

Alan and Brenda BroussardLafayette, Louisiana

René ChazeMcLean, Virginia

Richard CheathamAtlanta, Georgia

Maggie Casey and Pierre Henri PichotLondon, England

Marsha EngelbrechtLafayette, Louisiana

Will and Norma Frugé – Lake Charles, Louisiana

TEd GrangerSeattle, Washington

Jodi HebertYoungsville, Louisiana

The Henderson FamilyBreaux Bridge, Louisiana

Rob KrummUrbana, Illinois

John Morris and Karen Kaser – Mercer Island, Washington

Todd MoutonLafayette, Louisiana

NuNu CollectiveArnaudville, Louisiana

Johnny PhillipsBayshore, New York (deceased 2014)

Tyler SandersWichita, Kansas

Susan ShawNew York, New York

Lorraine Shelton-Gaines – Helotes, Texas

Frederick Soileau – Splendora, Texas

Kenny TweedyAustin, Texas

Walker & Sons, Inc. (Slap Ya Mama®)Ville Platte, Louisiana

James L. WilsonChicago, Illinois