Monthly Archives: December 2014

Canned Heat Returns to 2015 Lineup

Canned Heat Returns to 2015 Lineup

Do Not Miss Seeing This Classic Blues Band Take The Blues Stage If you have never seen Canned Heat take the stage before, you should mark your calendar for the chance to see them live this Memorial Day weekend when they perform at the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. With nearly fifty years

A Story Of The Accordion In Cajun Music!

Introduction and Use of Accordions in Cajun Music

If you were able to attend last year’s Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, you probably noticed the constant use of the accordion in both Zydeco and Cajun tunes! The accordion has been a staple of Cajun music for an incredibly long time! The accordion was first created in Europe during the 1800s! Patented

Mouth-Watering Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew!

Cajun Recipe: Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew

With Christmas right around the corner, have you put some thought into what you will be serving your guests? If not, why not incorporate a scrumptious Cajun recipe! This Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew will have your family going back for seconds, and even thirds! Set aside 15 minutes for preparation, and 50 minutes for cooking this delicious

5 Zydeco Musician Legends To Know!

Zydeco Musician Legends

Zydeco music would not be the same if it were not for the legendary artists that paved the way! If you love Zydeco music, then you will love learning about some of the greats! Here are a few bits of historical Zydeco information to share with your fellow music-lovers: Many know Clifton Chenier as the

10 Terrific Louisiana Facts To Share With Your Friends!

Fun Facts about Louisiana

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