Cajun Music: Songs of a People

Cajun Music: Songs of a People

In Breaux Bridge, modern day Cajun jam sessions can be found around town throughout the week and weekend.  Some performances are formal and feature a professional band known throughout the area.  Others are jam sessions, held at a certain time and place...
Zydeco : Accordions, The Blues and Dancing Shoes

Zydeco : Accordions, The Blues and Dancing Shoes

When you hear zydeco music for the first time, it’s immediately apparent that this is something different.  Nothing more accurately captures the sounds of the swamp or the joys of its people.  It is a merging of blues music, R&B and indigenous creole and...
Cajun Music: A Song of History

Cajun Music: A Song of History

The history of Cajun music is a long, winding, and emotional one—from the good times to the bad times, Cajun music has made its mark on the culture of south Louisiana, and of Louisiana as a whole. It has produced a unique experience, as diverse as the people of Louisiana, and just as culturally influential.