Monthly Archives: March 2014

John Mayall, 80 and Still the Best in Blues

As the 25th anniversary of the wildly popular Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival approaches, you must appreciate the influence of one icon who will take the Blues stage to celebrate a career twice as long as the festival. John Mayall will be highlighting this years’ Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival as

Swamp Dogg Scheduled To Perform at the 25th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

It’s that time again! That’s right, the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival returns to the area on Memorial Day Weekend (May 24 – 25, 2014), promising great music, great food and great fun for the entire family! This year’s event, however, is exceptionally special, because 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Simi

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers: Inspirations behind the music

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. The festival is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend and will feature musical artists performing on both the Blues Stage and the Cajun-Zydeco Stage. This year, we are proud to welcome Tommy Castro and the Painkillers to the Blues Stage. Award-winning

Rhythm You Can Feel in Your Soul: Canned Heat and the Blues

Canned Heat, the legendary Blues band, will be at the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival Memorial Day Weekend 2014 (May 24th and 25th).  Alan Wilson and Bob Hite started Canned Heat in 1966. Originally, they were Blues historians and record collectors but their love of Blues inspired them to become artists, as well.

Robert Randolph to Headline

The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival is pleased to announce a new headliner for our 25th anniversary celebration this Memorial Weekend. We are happy to announce that Robert Randolph will entertain crowds from our Blues Stage. Robert Randolph & the Family Band burst onto the music scene nationally in 2002 with their “Live

Online Ticket Sales Now Thru May 1st!

There is no need to wait to purchase your tickets to what promises to be an amazing 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. Online tickets to this event are available right now for $2 off until May 1st, after that adult tickets are $22. Admission for children between the

Performers for the Cajun-Zydeco Stage!

The 25th Anniversary Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival on Memorial Day Weekend 2014 will be host to a variety of amazing performers. The Performers of the Cajun-Zydeco Stage C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiand Band Lisa Haley & The Zydekats Dwane Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraiser Andre Thierry & Zedeco Magic Nathan

Fans can expect exciting performances on the Blues Stage

Memorial Day Weekend 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary for the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. Every year, Cajun and Blues fans travel to the festival to enjoy a weekend of fun, excitement, live entertainment, multiple vendors, kids’ activity area and some of the best southern cooking in the area. The festival features

Tickets Are On Sale for the 25th Anniversary Cajun & Blues Music Festival!

Tickets for the 25th Anniversary Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival are now on sale! Ticket Pricing and Availability The general admission adult ticket is $20.00 for pre-sale (online only) and $22.00 after May 1st. General admission child tickets, for children from 7 to 12, are $15.00. There will be a small convenience fee

Cajun Recipe for Bread Pudding

The countdown is on for the 25th Anniversary of The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. Make plans now to join us on Memorial Day Weekend 2014. Here is a Cajun recipe for bread pudding to help get you in the mood! You need: 4 ¾ c. milk, 4 eggs, 2/3c. sugar, ¼ t.