5 Reasons To Get Your Child Involved In Music!

Ways Music Benefits Children

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 genres exist for individuals with all different tastes. If your child

2015 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival Has Surprises in Store for You!

Weekend Passes Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

The Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise has been hosting the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival since 1988. However, it was not until two years after the festival was established that Cajun Creole theme became the tradition. The first two years of the festival were actually a New England Clambake fundraiser for the Rotary

2015 Festival Cajun-Zydeco Stage Filled with Louisiana Natives!

Louisiana Musicians for 2015 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Each year, the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise hosts the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival to honor Cajun heritage and locals in our beautiful community. In doing so, we go above and beyond to compile a lineup of artists who truly represent the Cajun heritage and have the ability to influence locals with

Performer Highlight: Andre Thierry Returning to Our Stage

Andre Thierry Zydeco Music

We would like to highlight the amazing Zydeco performer and returning Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival artist, Andre Thierry! Born in Northern California but sticking close to his French Creole heritage, is a talented artist who has the ability to captivate any audience. Andre Thierry will be returning to the Cajun- Zydeco stage

The Magical Musical Makings Of Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble!

Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble

If you have never heard the musical makings of Curly Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, you are in for a pleasant surprise! This band is led by Louisiana born Curley Taylor. As a part of an incredibly musical family, he was born with music in his blood. His very first instrument of choice was the drums,

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