Cajun and Zydeco

Below are links to photos of Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco bands from Louisiana posted on Flickr.  Also included are links to photos of the most recent Mardi Gras in rural Acadiana. Flick pages allow access to high resolution images. The photos were taken by David Simpson, who retired in May 2009 from LSU at Eunice.
Mardi Gras in Rural Acadiana 2017: LeJeune Cove; Tee-Mamou Women; Church Point; Faquetigue Mardi Gras; Liberty Theater Mardi Gras Show; Wayne Toups; Weekend Bands in Downtown Eunice (Fred Charlie, Kyle Huval, Jamie Bergeron, La Recolte); Lundi Gras (Pine Leaf Boys, Travis Matte); Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys; Downtown Parade of Eunice Courir

For a listing of other Mardi Gras photos taken in past years, go to the Mardi Gras in Rural Acadiana Page.

 Another page has recordings/transcriptions of four Mardi Gras songs.

Music Photos Taken in Recent Months
2017 Experience Louisiana Festival: CMFA Young Musicians Band; Dustin Sonnier and The Wanted; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers; The Band Courtbouillon; Warren Storm, Wille Tee & Cypress; Louisiana Red; The Savoy Family Cajun BandMardi Gras Mini Run, other activities
2017 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Bonsoir, Catin; Jeffery Broussard & Creole Cowboys; Mid-City Aces; Kegan Navarre and Louisiana Traditions; Kyle Huval and the Dixie Club Ramblers; Jambalaya Cajun Band; T'Monde; Wayne and Same Ol' 2 Step; Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs ; Balfa Toujours; Cedryl Ballou & Zydeco Trendsetters; Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko; Feufollet; Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars; High Performance; Plaquemine Brûlée; Marc à Paul à JosRichard LeBoeuf & Two Step; Savoy Family Band; Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys; Roddie Romero & Hub City All-Stars ; The Traiteurs Reunion; Babineaux Sisters; BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet; Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole; Charivari Reunion; Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band; Frank Family Band; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings; Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band; Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew; Jam ?a led by Nathan Williams Jr., Kristi Guillory; Jo-EL Sonnier; Lost Bayou Ramblers; Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners; Lee Benoit Family Band; Les Ferrailles; Lil' Nate and the Zydeco Big Timers; Magnolia Sisters; Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas; Pine Leaf Boys; Pot Luck Band; Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush; Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun; Dancers from Saturday and Sunday
2016 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Lil Nate & the Zydeco Big Timers; Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars with guests Lil' Buck Sinegal & Sonny Landreth Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys; J.J. Caillier & the Zydeco Knockouts; Jr. Hebert & the Maurice Playboys; Kira Viator & Bayou Beat; La Récolte; Lost Bayou Ramblers; Mid-City Aces; Reuben Moreno & Zydeco Re-Evolution; Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step Balfa Toujours; Bonsoir, Catin; Cedryl Ballou & the Zydeco Trendsetters; Magnolia Sisters; Savoy Family Band; Walter Mouton & the Scott Playboys; Saturday Ateliers and Jam; Les Ferrailles; Preston Frank & the Frank Family Band; Robert Jardell & Pure Cajun; Babineaux Sisters; Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole; Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko; Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars; High Performance; Huval-Fuselier Cajun Trio; Jason Frey & Lagniappe; Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band; Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys; Kyle Huval and the Dixie Club Ramblers; Pot Luck Band; The Revelers; Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys; Horace Trahan & Ossun Express; Atelier Stage with Goldman Thibodeaux & Lawtell Playboys, Ray Abshire & Friends, plus jam session; The Band Courtbouillon; Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun; Dancers (Fri., Sat. & Sun)
Complete Music Photo Archives        
Selected Festivals (Photos are also included in collections of individual bands. Festival photos before 2009 are included only in band albums.)
Selected Special Events