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
2018 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Friday, Oct. 12: Chubby Carrier & the Bayoy Swamp Band Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys; Saturday, Oct. 13: Babineaux Sisters; Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band, Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours' Ervin Frey & Cajun Prairie; Autumn Wild; Tribute to Caesar Vincent; Wayne and the Same Ol' 2 Step; Balfa Toujours; Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars; Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers; Lafayette Rhythm Devils; Zachary Richard; Richard LeBouef & Two Step; Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express; Lost Bayou Ramblers; Pine Leaf Boys; Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys; Sunday, Oct. 14: Pot Luck Band; Blake Miller and the Old-Fashioned Aces; Mason Trail and Zydeco Rhythm; Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band; Ray Landry and the Vermilionville Ramblers; Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush; Radio Zydeco; The Savoy Family Band; Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole; Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew; Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs; Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie; Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble; The Jambalaya Cajun Band; Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars; Swamp Pop Songbook; Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys; Jo-EL Sonnier; Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha Chas; Jam Ca (Oct. 13 &14), Les Etoiles de la Louisiane (Oct. 14); Dancers, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 & 14

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