Last weekend marked the close of our Zydeco Crossroads project with a two-night concert featuring live performances, the premiere of Robert Mugge’s Zydeco Crossroads: A Tale of Two Cities documentary and a panel discussion on zydeco’s role in American culture. Check out photos and audio of night two here. Read more
Corey Ledet announced a new side project he’s working on with producer Jesse Belliveau earlier week, debuting their cover of Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know” on Wednesday. Read more
Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band traveled up to Rhode Island for the 2015 Rhythm and Roots Festival last weekend, playing to a packed house of zydeco dancing fans. Watch a clip of their set below and pick up tickets for their Philadelphia appearance at the Zydeco Crossroads finale weekend here. They’ll be joined by Rosie Ledet, […] Read More
Keith Frank, Corey Ledet, Rosie Ledet, Boozoo Chavis and more featured in a new episode of the Zydeco Crossroads radio hour hosted by Herman Fuselier. Listen here.
You’re not going to want to miss this! Get your tickets now for the Zydeco Crossroads grand finale weekend at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Go here for tickets and more information.
Corey Ledet has every reason to be proud of his music career. Twelve years ago, Ledet left his native Houston for south Louisiana, with an accordion and no idea of what would happen next. Read more
Cedryl Ballou, from the band Soul Creole, steps out on his new solo album, Country Road, featuring Soul Creole members Corey Ledet and Chad Fouquie. Read more here
Part of the new generation restoring the heritage of Louisiana Creoles, Corey Ledet spent summers in Parks, Louisiana growing up though he was born in Houston, Texas. Ledet was influenced by Zydeco masters John Delafose, Beau Jocque, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and Boozoo Chavis and today he plays classic, original and borrowed songs. Read more.