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Lafayette Weekly (September 20-26, 2021)

The Cajun music community lost one of its most extraordinary talents over the weekend with the passing of fiddler Courtney Granger. Hundreds of fellow musicians, family, friends, and fans paid tribute to the late singer on social media after the news quickly spread on Saturday. The Eunice, Louisiana…

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Lafayette Weekly (June 28-July 4, 2021)

Ray Boudreaux and his band will kick off this Independence Day weekend with a performance at Rock n’ Bowl Friday night. Local news reporter and Zydeco accordionist Gerald Gurenig will share the stage at the Blue Moon Saloon with Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. that same night. On July 3, you'll see the return…

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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 (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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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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Lafayette Weekly (August 3-9, 2020)

Lafayette’s most famous poboy shop is lending its hand to local musicians in need. On Monday night, Olde Tyme Grocery will sponsor up and coming pop party band The Good Dudes for a Facebook Live event. Other live streams happening this week include intimate concerts from Cajun guitarist David…

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