Do You Know Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys?

Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys

Jeffery Broussard and The Creole Cowboys have managed to beautifully master an accordion and vocal blend to bring about some of the best Zydeco and Creole sounds out there! They are one of the few bands that incorporate R&B sounds into their music! Mr. Jeffrey Broussard, who at the time was the leader of the

Check Out Terrance Simien

Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

Calling all Zydeco lovers! We thought we would take today as a chance to talk a little bit about one of the best Zydeco artists out there- Terrance Simien! Over his career, Terrance has performed his American roots music for more than 7,000 crowds, in 45 different countries. He will long be remembered as one

Performer Highlight: Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers

Zydeco music has a way of penetrating the soul and changing an individual’s entire outlook on life in general. Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers have transformed traditional Zydeco music into a popular high energy rendition. Dwayne Dopsie was born into the Zydeco music family, as his father, Rockin’ Dopsie, Sr. had many zydeco hits.

Performer Highlight: Magnolia Sisters

Performer Highlight: Magnolia Sisters

The Magnolia Sisters are not only a talented group of musicians, but they are also folklorists who go above and beyond to keep their traditions alive for many years to come. These talented performers perform all traditional Louisiana music genres, including but not limited to Creole and Cajun music, dance hall hits, and many famous

How Music Benefits your Health

How Music Benefits your 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 many health benefits of listening to music, including: When you listen

Cajun Recipe: Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe

Cajun Recipe: Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe

Cajun recipes such as this Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe have the ability to warm the heart and soul and put anyone in a better mood. You do not necessarily have to be a Louisiana native to pull off this delicious recipe. We suggest stirring up this delicious dish for your next family dinner: What

A Timeline of the Evolution of Blues Music

The Evolution of Blues Music

Throughout the years, blues music has evolved tremendously to satisfy cultural needs of the time period. If you are a blues music lover like us, you may be interested to see the evolution of blues music. Gathered is a timeline to show you exactly how much blues has evolved over the years: In 1895, the

Cajun vs. Creole Food – What is the Difference?

Cajun vs. Creole Food - What is the Difference?

There is an overwhelming amount of people who know that they love Cajun food and Creole food, but do not know what the difference between the two is. Louisiana natives would much rather serve you a dish from each food genre to show you the difference, but they understand that sometimes all you need is

Cajun Musician: Queen Ida

Cajun Musician: Queen Ida

As the first female accordion artist to lead a zydeco band, Ida Lewis Guillory, also known as Queen Ida, is one of the most famous female Creole accordionists. Always incorporating R&B, Caribbean, and Cajun, Queen Ida has transformed the traditional Zydeco song in her own way. Growing up in a family filled with talented musicians,

Cajun Recipe: Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Cajun Recipe: Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Looking for some delicious Cajun recipes to impress your friends? This Crawfish Mac and Cheese recipe will have everyone returning for seconds! The recipe below yields 8 servings and takes about 45 minutes to prepare, 20 minutes to cook, and an hour and fifteen minutes until you can enjoy! What you will need: 2 ½