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A Louisiana Saturday Night Dance Party with CJ Chenier and with T’ Monde
July 16, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - July 17, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Louisiana Saturday Night Dance Party
with CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band & T’Monde
Saturday, July 16
Doors 8pm . Show 9pm . Tickets $20
Join us for our hot summer party event with CJ Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band and T’Monde.
C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band :
“One of the best zydeco party bands on the planet” – Jazz Police
“The heir to the Zydeco Throne, an unparalleled party starter” – Billboard
“The crown prince of Zydeco” – Boston Globe
“The best living Zydeco singer and accordionist “ – Living Blues
C.J. Chenier, a Creole born and raised in an indigenous American culture with its distinct language, cuisine and music, delivers a soulful vocal and accordion! Chenier, a GRAMMY® nominated world renowned musician and recording artist, has performed alongside many internationally recognized artists including his GRAMMY® awarded father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco”, Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr., The Gin Blossoms, and John Mayall. He has appeared on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and was featured on VH1 and Entertainment Weekly.
C.J. has exhibited his musicianship at many large festival venues such as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Blues Festival and Austin’s SxSW Music Conference. In addition to a GRAMMY® award nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, C.J. has received many major awards inclusive of the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l’Académie Charles Cros (France) and Best of the Beat Best Zydeco Album (Offbeat Magazine).
The Red Hot Louisiana Band:
The Red Hot Louisiana Band’s bayou beats with elements of funk, blues and ballads, and puts the foot tapping, can’t stand still sounds throughout traditional Zydeco.
For more on CJ Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band go to: http://officialcjchenier.com/
T’ Monde will open the evening.
As in most cases in south Louisiana, bands are formed through friendships and pure love for the music they play; this is no different with T’Monde. Playing together since 2011, Drew, Megan and Kelli have developed a unique sound that is unmatched in all of Cajun music. Bringing together influences ranging from early Country music to ancient French and Creole ballads to present day Cajun music, T’Monde plays music that is made for the ears as well as the feet. They have shared the stage with some of Louisiana’s top bands including the Pine Leaf Boys, Feufollet, and Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. Although consisting of only three members, T’Monde brings their own wealth of musical knowledge to make a big sound. With their new album, “Yesterday’s Gone”, the band showcases their influences and musicianship which makes their sound so special.
For more about T’Monde go to: http://www.tmonde.com
Learn about and listen to CJ Chenier: http://www.pbs.org/video/2365765401/
Watch & listen to T’ Monde: