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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 (May 17-23, 2021)

Live music returns to a downtown staple this week. Artmosphere will start back up on Thursday evening with a performance by the Nouveau String Band. Downtown Alive! will wrap up their virtual spring series with piano man Eric Adcock and blues-rocker Michael Juan Nunez. The duo will collaborate on a…

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Lafayette Weekly (May 10-16, 2021)

Givers vocalist and percussionist Tiffany Lamson teams up with local chanteuse and pianist Julie Williams for a set at the Acadian Superette this week. The new duo dubbed the Sha Hearts will be this week’s guests for the Hawk’s Boil Up music series on Thursday evening. This weekend sees the new…

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Lafayette Weekly (May 3-9, 2021)

While live music is starting to make its way back into our community, many full-time players are still struggling financially. Marc Broussard and an all-star cast of musicians come together to help their own with Lost My Gig: The Concert. The benefit performance sponsored by Rader Solutions will…

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Lafayette Weekly (April 26 - May 2, 2021)

The Acadian Superette will host Daniel Coolik and K.C. Jones this Thursday for their weekly music series. The duo recently released an eclectic covers on an EP entitled "Spirited Melancholy," while Jones also released her debut single "Heat Rises." The song is taken from her much-anticipated album…

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Lafayette Weekly (April 19-25, 2021)

While venues are slowly opening back up in Lafayette, some of our favorite live music events are still limited to online streams. Festival International de Louisiana is the Hub City's largest of these occasions. Last year's experimental virtual version of the world music gathering was a hit, even…

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Lafayette Weekly (April 5-11, 2020)

Local pop piano man Hunter DeBlanc takes the stage at the new Grouse Room downtown on Wednesday night with his Janky Piano Show. The performance will be an intimate concert with games and prizes to coincide with his mix of radio hits and catchy originals. Friday night will see up-and-coming…

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Lafayette Weekly (March 22-28, 2021)

With vaccines in circulation and bar restrictions lifted, live music is almost close to being back to some sort of normal in Lafayette. Cajun and zydeco sounds return to Hub City staples like the Blue Moon Saloon and Cowboys Nightclub this week. Modern Cajun accordion favorite Kevin Naquin and his…

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Lafayette Weekly (March 15-21, 2021)

St. Patrick's Day celebrations were the first events to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. This Wednesday will make up for what we missed last year with rare performances by two of Louisiana's most legendary artists. Downtown Alive! also returns this week with a virtual concert by…

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Lafayette Weekly (March 8-14, 2021)

The beloved Freetown Cajun jam returns to the Blue Moon Saloon Wednesday evening after a year-long hiatus. Pine Leaf Boy drummer and T'Monde frontman Drew Simon will host the session on accordion. Another Pine Leaf, Wilson Savoy, will team up with his brother Joel and local rhythm aces Jim Kolacek…

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Lafayette Weekly (March 1-7, 2021)

A tribute to one of country music’s greatest stars, Merle Haggard, will take place on Sunday evening at the Hideaway. The all-star band salute will feature Pine Leaf Boys Thomas David and Drew Simon, Daniel Coolik of the Revelers, and fiddler Kelli Jones. This will be the first of a series of…

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