The Various Cajun Musical Instruments

Cajun Musical Instruments

Have you ever wondered what musical instruments make up the lively rhythms and tones of Cajun music? Just like any other musical genre, there are a variety of specific Cajun musical instruments that make up a Cajun band, including: The Fiddle – Despite common assumption that the accordion is the most symbolic instrument of Cajun

Different Types of Blues Harps

Different Types of Blues Harps

Just like any other instrument, there are a variety of different harmonicas. When it comes to the smooth tones and rhythms of blues, the blues harp is typically used. The blues harp, also known as the 10 hole diatonic, is the harmonica typically used in all blues music. If you are in the market for

Cajun Recipe: Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Louis Sauce

Looking for a Cajun recipe that is guaranteed to impress your friends? Try this delicious appetizer that yields 10 to 12 servings: Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Louis Sauce What you’ll need: 2 Lemons Cut in Half 2 Limes Cut in Half 1/2 Orange Cut in Half 1 Tablespoon of Crushed Red Pepper 4 Pounds of Unpeeled,

The 21st Annual Crawfish Festival

Add a little culture to your lifestyle this August and bring the whole family down to enjoy the Cajun flavors and tunes at the 21st Annual Crawfish Festival at the Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach on August 5th. Enjoy Louisiana style Cajun Crawfish dinners and dance to Cajun and Zydeco bands in the second line

Los Angeles Venues for Inspiring Talent

Looking for music that is more inspiring than mainstream music that is flooding the radio stations? Check out the talented artists that enrich the smaller venues of Los Angeles with their inspiring tones: El Rey Theatre – 5515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles 90036 – This amazing art deco styled venue fills with standing music fans

Stay Tuned: Interactive Social Media Activities for The 26th Anniversary!

Are you looking forward to the 26th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival as much as we are? There is a lot of exciting information that we will be revealing to you in the coming months, so stay tuned! For the 26th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, we plan to spice things

Martin Fleischmann Produces The Blues Stage at Next Year’s Festival!

Thank you to all that enjoyed themselves at last year’s Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, another successful festival for the books! On our 25th anniversary last year, we had the pleasure of Martin Fleischmann’s skills producing the blues stage! We are beyond pleased to announce his return for our 26th Anniversary. As the principal in Rum

26th Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Since you enjoyed the 25th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, you must be excited for 2015’s festival! Bringing fans and locals together as one, the 2015 festival plans to go above and beyond to exceed your expectations! We have already started signing talent for the 2015, 26th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music

Shock Your Taste Buds With This Louisiana Crawfish Boil!

Get ready for a recipe that will blow your taste buds out of the water! Check out the steps below to create the perfect Louisiana Crawfish Boil: Louisiana Crawfish Boil First, you will fill a large pot with boiling water (about 1/3 of the way full), 2 heads of unpeeled garlic, 5 bay leaves, 2

3 Legendary Musicians of New Orleans

Can you name a few of the most legendary musicians from Louisiana? If not, here is some information you may find interesting! Louis Armstrong: Louis is known as one of the best artists of the 20th century. He was born in New Orleans, and first started playing with Joe “King” Oliver’s band. He broke away in