5 Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Music

5 Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Music

Learn how your child can benefit from the magic of music. Here at the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, we are clearly huge advocates for music! Awesome Cajun, Zydeco and Blues jams bring us happiness, and joy. The great thing about music is that it is enjoyed by people of all ages! Music

Does Music Benefit Your Health?

Does Music Benefit Your Health?

Learn how music can improve your physical, mental, and emotional health. Whether you listen to blues music during your commute to work, Zydeco music while at home, or Cajun music on the weekends, you are experiencing a wide range of benefits by listening to music. Many music lovers have no idea that there are actually

Easy Time Management Hacks

Easy Time Management Hacks

Follow these easy time management tips to do more with your day! Sometimes 24-hours doesn’t seem like enough time to handle everything that’s on your plate.  Between work, family, personal relationships, and other responsibilities, it can feel like you’ll never get anything done.  Nevertheless, try not to stress and follow these time management strategies to

World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month

Get Involved: September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Alzheimer’s is a type of progressive dementia that affects memory, cognitive function, and behavior.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease with someone developing the disease every 66 seconds.  Alzheimer’s is a destructive disease that doesn’t just affect those diagnosed.  This

Fun Louisiana Facts to Share!

Fun Louisiana Facts to Share!

Zydeco, Blues, and Cajun food…oh my! Here at the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, we love to learn about the rich Louisiana history that brought us one of our favorite cultures! We have gathered some interesting bits of Louisiana trivia for you to share with your loved ones, or anyone who appreciates some

Check Out This Andouille Sausage Creole Recipe!

Check Out This Andouille Sausage Creole Recipe!

Spice Up Dinner with This Andouille Sausage Creole Recipe Are you looking to add some zest to your dinners this fall? Look no further than Cajun recipes! We have the perfect one to add to your repertoire. Wow your family and friends with this recipe for Andouille sausage creole.  To make it, you will need:

Looking for Live Music Venues? Check Out These Places to Catch a Concert in Los Angeles

Looking for Live Music Venues? Check Out These Places to Catch a Concert in Los Angeles

Check out these top music venues in Los Angeles. Listening to live music is a great way to experience music. A live concert activates your senses so that you’re better able to experience the music. You hear the notes, see the musicians on stage, feel the vibrations from the amp speakers, and smell the atmosphere

Drink Up and Stay Hydrated All Summer Long with These Tips

Drink Up and Stay Hydrated All Summer Long with These Tips

Learn how you can stay hydrated this summer with these tips. Summer is here temperatures are sweltering. Boasting all-time highs, it’s important to be wary of the heat. While it’s important to stay out of the sun and wear plenty of sunscreen, it’s also important to stay hydrated. The human body is primarily made of

Find Out More About the History of the Blues

Find Out More About the History of the Blues

Learn about the history of the blues genre. The blues genre is uniquely American. With its origins in the American South, the history of the blues has horrific beginning. However, the genre has continued to evolve and influence modern music. Find out all about the history of the blues so that you can stay informed

Learn How These Musicians Left Their Mark on the Blues Genre

Learn How These Musicians Left Their Mark on the Blues Genre

Check out these artists that left their mark on defining the blues genre. Blues music is a hallmark of American music. With its beginnings in Louisiana, the genre evolved to spread throughout the country, creating subgenres such as urban blues, country blues, Chicago blues, Memphis blues, 12-bar blues, and more. The genre even inspired the