Mitch Attales is to take the Boggy Bayou stage Friday night. (Gazette file photo)
Attales looks forward to playing at home
“I always look forward to coming home to play and sing,” says Friday night festival entertainer Mitch Attales.
Attales is “fired up” about entertaining again at this year’s Boggy Bayou Festival. Opening on Friday evening for Headliner 92 Twenty, Attales is once again planning to “Wow” his hometown crowd.
Mitch and his band, the Burn House Band, will take the stage at the festival on Friday, April 6, starting at 6:30 p.m.
“Playing for my hometown is one of my favorite experiences,” he says, reflecting on his first Boggy Bayou Festival appearance several years ago. “I really enjoy it,” he adds.
He is a graduate of Pine Prairie High School and is married to the former Windi Ardoin, of Pine Prairie. They have two sons, Maddox and Deacon.
Mitch and Windi and children reside in Pineville. He is employed as a State Farm agent in Alexandria.
Attales has always had a love for music and began playing for audiences about 16 years ago.
He has had the opportunity to play at Couchon de’ Lait Festival, Mayfest, Avoyelles Arts and Music Festival, Varsity Theatre, and the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium (home of the Louisiana Hayride).
Mitch is originally from the Ville Platte and Pine Prairie area. His parents are the late Mitch Attales and Mrs. Sarah Attales.
“I always feel the need to bring the live show to a new level to make sure my hometown is proud,” he smiles. “I want to make sure they all ‘pass a good time!’ “
Make plans to come out and see Mitch and his band on Friday, April 6th.