Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Timeline of the Evolution of Blues Music

The Evolution of Blues Music

Throughout the years, blues music has evolved tremendously to satisfy cultural needs of the time period. If you are a blues music lover like us, you may be interested to see the evolution of blues music. Gathered is a timeline to show you exactly how much blues has evolved over the years: In 1895, the

Cajun vs. Creole Food – What is the Difference?

Cajun vs. Creole Food - What is the Difference?

There is an overwhelming amount of people who know that they love Cajun food and Creole food, but do not know what the difference between the two is. Louisiana natives would much rather serve you a dish from each food genre to show you the difference, but they understand that sometimes all you need is

Cajun Musician: Queen Ida

Cajun Musician: Queen Ida

As the first female accordion artist to lead a zydeco band, Ida Lewis Guillory, also known as Queen Ida, is one of the most famous female Creole accordionists. Always incorporating R&B, Caribbean, and Cajun, Queen Ida has transformed the traditional Zydeco song in her own way. Growing up in a family filled with talented musicians,

Cajun Recipe: Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Cajun Recipe: Crawfish Mac and Cheese

Looking for some delicious Cajun recipes to impress your friends? This Crawfish Mac and Cheese recipe will have everyone returning for seconds! The recipe below yields 8 servings and takes about 45 minutes to prepare, 20 minutes to cook, and an hour and fifteen minutes until you can enjoy! What you will need: 2 ½

Blues Musician Highlight: Howlin’ Wolf

Blues Musician Howlin Wolf

As one of the most influential blues musicians, Chester Arthur Burnett, more commonly known as Howlin’ Wolf, was known for his singing abilities, guitar skills, and harmonica expertise. It was not only his captivating voice that enticed audiences, but his physical presence as well. The famous Chicago blues artist is most famous for his songs,