MUSIC

Lafayette, LA has a long and diverse musical tradition.  Apart from the fact that all five 2009 Grammy nominees in the Cajun & Zydeco category call Lafayette home, our community is full of talented innovators in genres spanning the musical spectrum.

Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit

The Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit provides a 25% tax credit for sound recording projects made in the State of Louisiana. The program incentivizes sound recording, defined as a recording of music, poetry or spoken-word performance made in Louisiana and produced in Louisiana in whole or in part. A $15,000 minimum in expenditures is required, with a $5,000 minimum expenditure requirement for Louisiana residents.