The Kingdom of Zydeco

    book link “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —Annie Proulx There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map. Stretching from the prairies … Continue reading The Kingdom of Zydeco

Zydeco in Southwest Louisiana

Happy Monday !  Today let's talk about what going on around home. We are in the middle of festival season and this week locally we are  celebrating : 36th Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival  : in Opealousas,La. Zydeco grew up around my rural  area it a  music genre that evolved in southwest Louisiana by French Creole … Continue reading Zydeco in Southwest Louisiana