For two years, Soul Creole, a Cajun and zydeco jam band, created a buzz that captured attention from gigs before movie stars in New Orleans to NPR. But commitments to other bands and family matters have forced members to put the group on “indefinite hiatus,” according to founder and fiddler Louis Michot. Read more
Soul Creole has released part one of its three-part record Delta. The Indigo installment features four original songs by the band, which you can stream and download via Bandcamp. Read more
Inspired by John and Alan Lomax’s field recordings of the 1930s, Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright began The 78 Project in 2011 as a way of connecting a thread from those early archival recordings to contemporary musicians. Armed with a 1930s Presto direct-to-acetate recorder and many painstakingly-crafted acetate disks, the Philadelphia area filmmakers travel across the country to encounter musicians of all styles. Read more.
Soul Creole performs “Madeleine” at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA on October 30, 2014, a clip from the forthcoming Zydeco Crossroads documentary film by Robert Mugge […] Read more
We first met Soul Creole at the Blue Moon Saloon last month when they helped kick off Zydeco Crossroads’ trip to Lafayette. The band was back on the stage last weekend and seriously rocked the crowd. 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
On October 30th, the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, Louisiana was host to one incredible party, dance concert and live broadcast on WXPN in Philadelphia and KRVS in Lafayette featuring the Creole United and Soul Creole. Read more here