Save the date! On Thursday, April 2nd there’s going to be another FREE Zydeco Crossroads concert event at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia with Rockin’ Dopsie Jr and The Zydeco Twisters, and Marcus Ardoin and Da Zydeco Legendz. Read more here.
Author: Bruce Warren
Photo recap: Koray Broussard and Leon Chavis in concert
Last Friday night at World Cafe Live, we were treated to a high energy, rousing night of zydeco music from Leon Chavis and Koray Broussard. Check out the photos from the show, shot by Jeremy Zimmerman.
Happy Mardi Gras – listen to our Fat Tuesday zydeco video playlist
Happy Mardi Gras! Enjoy our playlist of zydeco flavored tunes for Fat Tuesday by Queen Ida, Clifton Chenier, Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. (pictured above), Beau Jocque, and Terrance Simien.
Curley Taylor returns to Philly on Sunday, February 22nd
This just in: Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble return to Philly this Sunday, February 22nd for a special show at 7165 Lounge in Germantown. When Curley was last here he and his band kicked off the Zydeco Crossroads project at the Kimmel Center. Taylor will be performing from 6-9PM; tickets to the event are available…
RSVP for a free show with Koray Broussard and Leon Chavis at World Cafe Live
Listen to episode four of the Zydeco Crossroads Radio Hour
Watch a rare video of Clifton Chenier performing “Bon Ton Roulet”
Outstanding! Here’s a rare video of Clifton Chenier With CJ Chenier on saxophone, Cleveland Chenier on rubboard, and the late Harry Hypolite on guitar.
Chubby Carrier talks about the history of Zydeco music
Chubby Carrier talks about the difference between Cajun and Zydeco music, its origins and how he interprets the tradition of the music he grew up with. It’s “music of the people, music to make you happy.”
Listen to Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble recorded live in concert
Curley Taylor talks about zydeco with Stephanie Renée on 900AM-WURD
Last weekend Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble kicked off the Philadelphia launch of Zydeco Crossroads with a live concert and dance party at the Kimmel Center. Curley did an interview with Stephanie Renée, host of the radio show The Mojo and the The Recharge on 900AM-WURD. Listen to the interview here.