Monthly Archives: May 2017

28th Annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Does Music Benefit Your Health?

THE YARDBIRDS, MITCH RYDER, ROBBY KRIEGER, JO-EL SONNIER, BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY, LAZY LESTER, DWAYNE DOPSIE, BIG CHIEF MONK BOUDREAUX & THE GOLDEN EAGLES DOUG KERSHAW AND MICHAEL DOUCET, HEADLINE 28th ANNUAL SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL, SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 27-28   Los Angeles area’s largest Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, and Roots music festival, featuring

Doug Kershaw to Perform at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Doug Kershaw to Perform at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Doug Kershaw is an amazing talent that should not be missed when you attend the Cajun & Blues Music Festival in May! Kershaw battled with depression and sorrow despite the success of his solo career. His father had committed suicide when he was only aged seven. In the 1970s, he released several albums but they

Jo-El Sonnier to Perform at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Jo-El Sonnier to Perform at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Jo-El Sonnier is a master accordion player who will be performing at the Cajun & Blues Music Festival. Mark your calendar and be sure to visit his stage! Jo-El is a master-class accordion player and has played on the world’s best stages. In addition to his virtuous accordion playing, he is also talented at the

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers to Play at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers to Play at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers will be playing at the Cajun & Blues Music Festival, so make sure to mark your calendar!  The son of the legendary accordion player and Zydeco maestro Rockin’ Dopsie Sr., Dwayne “Dopsie” Rubin follows in his father’s footsteps and comes by his heritage in an honest way. Dwayne Dopsie and

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux to Play at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux to Play at Cajun & Blues Music Festival

This Memorial Day weekend, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux will play at the Cajun & Blues Music Festival. Make sure to purchase your tickets now before they are all gone! In the late 1960s and the early 1970s, a small group of New Orleans students and folklorists worked together to bring the spirit of Mardi Gras

Artist Spotlight: MITCH RYDER

Artist Spotlight: MITCH RYDER

This year at the Cajun & Blues Music Festival, make room on your schedule for Mitch Ryder!  Mitch Ryder was the bridge that connected Motown soul factory and the high-energy rock ‘n’ roll that exploded out of Detroit and inspired such artists like Iggy Pop, MC5, Ted Nugent, and Bob Seger. Ryder hit the scene