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.
2019 Mardi Gras in Rural Acadiana: Friday Street Dances in Eunice: La Recolte, Wayne Toups; Tee-Mamou Women's Courir; LeJeune Cove Courir; Saturday Street Dances in Eunice: T'Monde, Fred Charlie & Acadiana Cajuns with a visit from the Basile Mardi Gras, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys, Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns; Savoy Music Center Jam Session; Saturday Programs at Acadian Cultural Center; Liberty Theater Mardi Gras Show; Pine Leaf Boys at Lakeview; Sunday Street Dances in Eunice: Ryan Simon & Acadien; Kegan Navarre & Louisiana Traditions; Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express; Lundi Gras Boucherie at Lakeview Park; Daiquiri Queens at the Holiday Lounge; Monday Night Street Dances in Eunice: Bubba Hebert & the New  Morse Playboys; Travis Matte & the Kingpins; Basile Mardi Gras Courir; Tee-Mamou Mardi Gras Courir; Eunice Mardi Gras Courir; Mamou Mardi Gras Courir; Eunice Mardi Gras Courir Parade through Downtown Eunice; Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys in Eunice; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie at Nicks on 2nd.

2018 Mardi Gras in Rural Acadian: Friday in Eunice (La Recolte, Jamie Bergeron); Tee-Mamou Women; LeJeune Cove; Liberty Theater Mardi Gras Show; Saturday night in Eunice (Kevin Naquin, Wayne Toups); Church Point Courir; Sunday in Eunice (Bubba Hebert, Kegan Navarre); Lakeview Boucherie Barn Dance (Choupique); Lundi Gras in Eunice & Mamou (Pine Leaf Boys, Jeremy & Zydeco Hot Boyz, Geno Delafose, Kyle Huval & Dixie Club Ramblers, Steve Riley, Travis Matte); Tee-Mamou Courir; Mamou Courir; Steve Riley in Eunice

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 Uploaded in Recent Months
2019 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, Oct. 11, 12, 13. Friday: Charivari & Boudin Cutting; Bonsoir, Catin with many guests; Jeffery Broussard: Zydeco Force to Creole Cowboys Saturday: Lafayette Rhythm Devils; Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band; Forest Huval & Friends; Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold; Ervin Frey & Cajun Prairie; Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners; Chris Miller & Bayou Roots; Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours; Babineaux Sisters; Yvette Landry & The Jukes with Warren Storm; Rubin Moreno; Wayne & Same Ol 2 Step; Major Handy; The Revelers; Kevin Naquin & Ossun Playboys; Roddie Romero with Johnnie Allan; Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole; Jo-EL Sonnier; Pine Leaf Boys; Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko; Horace Trahan; Yoshi-take Nakabayashi; Sunday: Pot Luck Band; Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys; Kegan Navarre & Louisiana Traditions; Jambalaya Cajun Band; T'Monde;Daiquiri Queens; Quatre Coin Throwdown; Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band; Magnolia Sisters; Lost Bayou Ramblers; Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas; Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs; Feufollet; Steve Riley & the Mamou  Playboys; Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun; Sat/Sun: Atelier & Jam Ca; dancers

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