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Philippe Billeaudeaux
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Philippe Billeaudeaux

For over ten years, Philippe Billeaudeaux has been both a member of the progressive Cajun group Feufollet, and local experimental rock band The Amazing Nuns. The lifelong Lafayette resident received a Grammy nomination for his work on Feufollet's 2010 release En Couleurs. The multi-intrumentalist now plays bass with Cedric Watson's Bijou Créole and works as an independent animator and landscaper.

Lafayette Weekly (November 16-22, 2020)

There's plenty of great local music to catch this week in the Hub City, with some of the biggest names from Our area scheduled to play. Grammy winning fiddler Michael Doucet will be featured for Café Vermilionville’s Courtyard Concert Series Wednesday evening. Doucet will be accompanied by…

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Lafayette Weekly (November 9-15, 2020)

The Blue Monday jam session returns this week at the newly opened Grouse Room on Jefferson Street. Veterans of the Acadiana roots scene will gather for the first time in months to riff on standards and invite young players to the stage for the popular fundraising concert series. Accordion driven…

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Lafayette Weekly (November 2-8, 2020)

Like so many festivals and concert series this year, Blackpot Festival will broadcast a virtual program online. The annual cook-off and music gathering will feature many of their regular artists such as zydeco legend Preston Frank, Tejano ambassadors Los Texmaniacs, and host band The Revelers…

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Lafayette Weekly (October 19-25, 2020)

There are several options to enjoy live music in person or virtually this week in Lafayette. Local rock n' roll duo Sick Ride team up with funk and neo-soulsters Sailor Mouth for a double bill at the Grouse Room Thursday night. The former River Ranch venue recently opened its doors at their new home…

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Lafayette Weekly (October 12-18, 2020)

Due to Hurricane Delta, Festivals Acadiens et Creoles rescheduled their first-ever online event. The virtual edition of the festival will now take place on October 16 through Sunday, October 18. Their lineup and schedule will remain the same as it was originally set. Cafe Vermilionville will host…

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Lafayette Weekly (October 5-11, 2020)

While Festivals Acadiens et Creoles will be virtual this weekend, the Hideaway on Lee will be providing a space for several legends of our local music scene to perform. The new venue will host bayou blues and swamp pop stars Major Handy and Warren Storm on Thursday. The Cajun accordion prodigy…

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Lafayette Weekly (September 21-27, 2020)

It takes more than just talent to survive in today's ever-changing music industry. In a time of declining physical record sales, and now a pandemic, musicians must be creative with their output to stay afloat. Many players have turned to live stream performances as a means to play for their fans…

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