Cajun and Zydeco
Photos

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.
2022 Mardi Gras in Rural Acadiana: Lebeau Mardi Gras Festival & Chicken Chase, 2-20-22; Friday Street Dances in Eunice: Savoy Family Band, Pine Leaf Boys; Tee-Mamou Women's Courir; LeJeune Cove Courir; Jam Session at Savoy Music Center; Elton Mardi Gras Couir; Fred's Lounge in Mamou; Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys in Mamou; Saturday Street Dances in Eunice: Fred Charlie & Acadiana Cajuns with a visit from the Basile Mardi Gras, Dylan Aucoin & The Judice Ramblers, Three Thirty Seven Band; Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns; Church Point Mardi Gras Courir; Sunday Street Dances in Eunice: Ervin Frey & Cajun Prairie; Kegan Navarre & Louisiana Traditions; Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners; T'Monde at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center Courtyard;;  Monday Night Street Dances in Eunice: Bubba Hebert & the New  Morse Playboys; Travis Matte & the KingpinsTee-Mamou Men's Mardi Gras Courir; Eunice Mardi Gras Courir; Mamou Mardi Gras Courir with families' band; Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival; Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys in Eunice; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie closing out the Eunice Cajun Mardi Gras Festival.

2021 Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras

2020 Mardi Gras in Rural Acadiana:
Friday Street Dances in Eunice: Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers, Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun; Tee-Mamou Women's Courir; LeJeune Cove Courir; Jesse, Anglyn, Beau, Madeleine Brown and Folk Art by Seaux-N-Seau Soileau at Prairie Acadian Cultural Center; Liberty Theater Mardi Gras Show; Saturday Street Dances in Eunice: Fred Charlies & Acadiana Cajuns with a visit by the Basile Mardi Gras, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys; Church Point Courir; Richard LeBouef & Two Step in Eunice Sunday; Lundi Gras Street Dances in Eunice: Bubba Hebert & New Morse Playboys, Travis Matte & the Kingpins; Tee-Mamou Men's Courir; Eunice Courir; Mamou Mardi Gras Parade & Keith Frank; Eunice Street Dances: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
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
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival: Poisson Rouge; Forest Huval Band; Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold; Soul Creole; BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet; Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush

2022 Festival International, 4-27 to 5-1-22:
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas; Lil' Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers; Zachary Richard; Sonny Landreth; Lost Bayou Ramblers; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; Magnolia Sisters; Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole; Daiquiri Queens; John, Jane & Jo Vidrine; Fiddle Summit; LFR tent including Board to Tears, Creole music, Bonsoir, Catin; La Patente; DakhaBrakha; Blue Monday Allstars; Flying Balalaika Brothers; Natu Camara; Aryad; Group Bomino; Kaletta & Super Yamba, Sinkane, Dragon Knights

Spring 2022 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, March 18, 19, 20. Friday: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, plus boudin cutting to open festival; Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko Saturday: Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys; Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band; Seth Spell & Cajun Strong; Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush; Daiquiri Queens; Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers; Tribute to Courtney Granger; Riley Family Band; Feufollet; Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie; Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars; Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs; The Revelers; Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble; Bonsoir, Catin; Corey Ledet; Pine Leaf Boys Sunday: Pot Luck Band; Forest Huval; Savoy Family Band; Jambalaya Cajun Band; Joe Hall & the Louisiana Cane Cutters; Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band; Lafayette Rhythm Devils; Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew; Balfa Toujours; Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole; Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours; Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys Broussard Sisters; Tommy McClain & C.C. Adcock; Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars; Jo-EL Sonnier; Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express; Lil' Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers; Wayne Toups & ZydeCajunSat./Sun: Jam Ca; Crafts Fair, Cooking Demo; dancers
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