Monthly Archives: January 2014

Swamp Dogg To Perform On The Blues Stage At Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival

Every Memorial Day Weekend for the past 24 years, the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival has delighted crowds of 18,000 or more. The festival is now known as the largest of its kind West of the Mississippi. For two days, stages are surrounded by friendly vendors and the delicious smells and flavors of

Cajun Blues and Music Festival To Feature Tommy Castro And The Painkillers

It has been twenty five years since the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise began the largest Cajun, Blues and Zydeco music festival in the West. On Memorial Day Weekend 2014, it will be time once again to gather around the music stages for a fantastic lineup of musicians for the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues

Legendary “Canned Heat” to Perform at Simi Valley

This year’s Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend 2014 will afford you the opportunity to see some talented and legendary artists perform live on stage. This is the 25th anniversary edition of the festival, and organizers have pulled out all of the stops in creating a line-up of blues performers

25 Years of Cajun and Blues Just Outside L.A.

The Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival has served as the greatest gathering of Cajun, Blues and Zydeco musicians in Southern California for more than two decades. Each year, the music fest brings together the best Blues performers with the best Cajun and Zydeco performers over Memorial Day weekend for a solid two days

Cajun Style Oven Fries

The weather’s turned cold and the next Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival is months away. Until the time comes to enjoy blues, zydeco and Cajun music and food, keep yourself warm with Cajun recipes like the Cajun oven potatoes below: You will need: 4 potatoes, cut into steak fry wedges 1 tablespoon olive

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival Hits the Stage for 2014

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival, presented by The Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise, returns for Memorial Day Weekend 2014. The music festival was a big hit last year as music lovers enjoyed the sounds of different genres including Cajun, Creole, Blues and Zydeco music on several stages. The event promises more music and

Best for Beginners: Exploring 3 Harmonica Types

One of the most portable instruments you can take with you on the road to the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival is the harmonica. It fits in your pocket and it’s easy to learn the basics. But, it helps to have the right harmonica when you are just starting out. The classic harmonica

Get Your Dance On With AJ Gibbs Dance Lessons

A former Zydeco drummer, A.J. Gibbs has performed with such notable musical acts as Willis Prudhomme, Leroy Thomas, Andre Thierry and Dexter Ardoin. After taking his very first Zydeco dance class with Andre Thierry’s mom, Gibbs was hooked, eventually becoming a Cajun/Zydeco dance instructor. He blends hip-hop dance moves and tradition Zydeco dance to create an

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival: Incredible Visibility!

Tickets will be on sale soon for the 2014 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival which will be held at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Park.  The upcoming event will be held on Memorial Day Weekend 2014, May 24th and 25th. This is one event that you don’t want to miss.  This festival is