Zydecobrad's Cajun & Zydeco Dancing in Los Angeles



 This web site has been created to promote Cajun and Zydeco dancing in the Southern California area. The dance times, dates and locations may change or an event may be cancelled. Be sure to use the information numbers (if provided) to confirm time and place. If you know of an error on this web page, please contact me and I will correct it. If you would like to receive this newsletter by e-mail, you should also zydecobrad@aol.com

This is a non-profit, voluntary site. I need your help to keep me informed about what is going on. If you would like to pass on Cajun/Zydeco news to the community, please email at zydecobrad@aol.com or call. Phone (310) 962-6596

Thanks, Brad Sjoblom




High Life Cajun Band



ZydecoRoad Videos's


Karen Redding Dance Lessons www.LouisianaDanceLA.com




Ted Sherrod's * www.twoleftfeetca.com


Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic


ZydecoCajun.com - A Louisiana Tradition

Long Beach Bayou Festival

Simi Valley Cajun/Creole Festival  

Bonne Musique Zydeco


Lisa Haley and the Zydekats




Bons Temps

Social Club of San Diego 



David Sousa and

The Zydeco Mudbugs


The San Diego Cajun Playboys


Buffalo Bayou Wednesday 1:00-3:00PM


The Gumbo Pages


Acadiana Cajun/Zydeco Band


Louisiana Sue's Bay Area


Zydeco Blues Patrol


 Mark St Mary Zydeco


San Francisco Area


Geno Delafose -




BeauSoleil's Cajun Band


The Northwest Zydeco Web


Zydeconews from Houston




My Daughter Lauren Sjoblom's 11th Birthday & Peter March 14 2001 Point 705



My daughter Lauren's 11th Birthday dance with many dancers * I start  


My daughter in Swinging in the Century






Terrance Simien and his Grammy



















Other Dance Links

LINDY BY THE SEA with Rusty Franks and Peter Flahiff

SoHo Dance LA is

officially opening


Have a question? Need to schedule a private lesson?

Give us a call, send us an email or stop by studio and let us know.



Founded by champion dancer Raul Santiago, students are introduced to a social environment and get the opportunity to learn not only dance, and all that goes along with it (motor skills, coordination, rhythm), but also the confidence and the ability to enjoy this journey. If you want to stand out at a dance club, be confident at a party, have a fun way to get in shape, have the perfect wedding dance, be the next competitive champion dancer, or are just looking for a way to relieve stress and relax, Soho Dance LA is the dance studio for you! We offer private lessons, group classes, social parties, and private/custom group classes. We specialize in Ballroom, Salsa, Latin Hustle, wedding dance instruction, and all styles of partner dancing.





  Swingtime Studio - Phil Adams

StarDanceStudios Salsa/Swing/Ballroom

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association






 Zydecobrad’s Southern Calif. Cajun & Zydeco 932nd News Dennis G & The Zydeco Trail Riders @ Golden Sails December 11th


Straight Ahead Cajun Dance Music


High Life at The Pike


Thursday, December 8, 2016

9:00pm - All Ages


The Pike Restaurant and Bar (map)

1836 E 4th Street
Long Beach, CA 90802

Other Info

The High Life is ready to roll back down the 710 for a night of great Cajun dance music! No Cover - 9-11pm, great beer, food, and friends!


Golden Sails Hotel PCH Club

Sunday, December 11 … Dennis G & the Zydeco Trail Riders

Sunday December 11th, 2016   ...  4:30 to 7:30 pm

Golden Sails Hotel - PCH Club

6285 East Pacific Coast Hwy -Long Beach, CA 90803

Info: Dempsey (562) 396-1132 bontemppappion@aol.com

        David (909) 527-0926 davidsousa@verizon.net

Kids welcome! Families, singles welcome!

Tasty food available at reasonable prices at the hotel restaurant which opens at 5 pm




Dennis Gurwell (accordions & vocals), Steve Guillory (guitar & vocals), Gary Sprewell (bass & vocals),
Robbie Thompson (drums) and Troy Guillory (rub board.)




These musicians have been active in the SoCal Louisiana-based music scene for many years, having played with Lisa Haley and the Zydekats, T-Lou & His L.A. Zydeco Band, Bonne Musique Zydeco, Bennie & the Swamp Gators, and David Sousa & the Zydeco Mud Bugs.  

Some members of the band have worked with Louisiana Zydeco artists such as Willis Prudhomme and JoJo Reed, as well as music legends including Barry White, Ray Charles, The Ink Spots, Johnny Otis, Etta James, and Papa John Creach.

Click here to visit the band's website

Links to videos of previous appearances at Golden Sails dances:
"Got My Eyes on You"

"The Back Door"


"Our main goal is to entertain and keep the audiences on their feet and dancin’!"



Support live music ... Come to the dance ... enjoy
traditional Zydeco music ... with some nods to Cajun, Swamp Pop, and New Orleans.

Sunday December 11, 2016   ...  4:30 to 7:30 pm
Admission: $10 at the door 

Golden Sails Hotel - PCH Club

6285 East Pacific Coast Hwy -Long Beach, CA 90803

Info: Dempsey (562) 396-1132 bontemppappion@aol.com

        David (909) 527-0926 davidsousa@verizon.net

Kids welcome! Families, singles welcome!

Tasty food available at reasonable prices at the hotel restaurant which opens at 5 pm

Future San Diego Events


From Carole O:


Hey, all you dance enthusiasts:
We're going to have a fantastic time, once again, at December Nights. If you are coming out to enjoy the music, please consider spending an hour or two in our club's booth or working your way among the crowds that gather to pass the word about our Second Saturday dances and Gator By the Bay.

We could use more friendly folks at most shifts, but especially 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 and 8-10 on Saturday night. It's easy, not hardly work, and you'll be helping to support the ongoing success of both the club and Gator. Thanks for helping to make this happen!

Sign up? Questions? Concerns? Input? Contact Carole O at
858.735.6314 (most direct contact on Friday and Saturday)

Or just show up at the booth to help those who have already committed to a specific time.

The stage is located next to the Panama 66 Restaurant between the Sculpture Garden and the San Diego Museum of Art. Go to the end of Laurel St bridge in the center of the park, Plaza de Panama. For those who have participated before, we have moved from the NE corner of the Plaza de Panama to the NW corner. 


2016 transportation and parking info for the event found here.


BTSC Stage Schedule found here:   Bon Temps Social Club/Gator by the Bay Stage | Balboa Park


Let the good times roll!

BTSC mailing list



From Dick Brainard:

NEW YEARS EXTRAVAGANZA--Lafayette, LA--Dec. 27-28-29-30-31& Jan. 1

    This is the largest & best NYE event in the country (maybe the entire world)! The following music is confirmed so far--there will be more.   

    Our new hotel accommodations—Wyndham Gardens Inn, 1801 W. Pinhook has not yet set up the special code the reservations staff will use to make our reservations.

    However, it will be ready by next Tuesday for you to contact the hotel to reserve your room(s). The rate will be $65/night + 13% tax, & will include their complimentary breakfast buffet.

    Hang in there & avoid calling before next Tuesday as you may not receive our zydeco discount rate.


        Tuesday, Dec. 27:

    * Feed & Seed, Lafayette--Wayne Singleton & Same Ol’ 2-Step; 9:00-Midnight.

    Wednesday, Dec. 28:

    * La Pouissiere, Breaux Bridge--Wilson Savoy & the Pine Leaf Boys: 8:00-11:00 PM.

    Thursday, Dec. 29:

    *Feed & Seed, Lafayette--Roy Carrier Tribute w/ Dikki Du, Corey Ledet, Jeffery Broussard,

         & maybe a special guest or two; 8:00 PM-Midnight.

    *Warehouse 535, Lafayette—Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys; 9:15 or 9:30.

    Friday, Dec. 30:

    * LaPouissiere, Breaux Bridge: Horace Trahan & the New Ossun Express; 8:00-11:00 PM.

    Saturday, Dec. 31:

    *Café des Amis, Breaux Bridge: Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble; 8:30 AM-Noon.

    * Vermilionville Barn, Lafayette—New Year’s Eve Dance w/ Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie; 9:00 PM-1:00 AM.

           For tickets go to http://www.vermilionville.org/events/new-years-eve-dance-with-geno-delafose-french-rockin-boogie

    *Grand Couteau (KPC Hall @ 252 Church St)--New Year’s Eve Party w/ Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble: Begins about 9:00 PM w/ opening band. Curley plays around 10:30 PM.

    *Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band: TBA: (likely at El Sidos in Lafayette).

    *Artmosphere on Johnston in Lafayette: TBA.

    Sunday, Jan. 1:

    *Whiskey River Landing on Henderson Levee: Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie: 4:00—7:00 PM.

    *Scandals next to the Wyndham Gardens Inn, Lafayette: Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble: 7:30-10:30 PM.

Here's a link to my web page calendar with upcoming shows.  Zydeco Trail Riderz - Shows







Zydeco Trail Riderz - Shows

Shows. Zydeco Trail Riderz, a world group from Los Angeles, CA

View on zydecotrailriderz.com

Preview by Yahoo


 Thanks for sharing, 


Dennis G & the Zydeco Trail Riderz

Zydeco Trail Riderz









Zydeco Trail Riderz

Home page of Zydeco Trail Riderz, a world group from Los Angeles, CA. Zydeco Band. Lousiana Music. Zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans, Swamp Pop, Classic R&B, Rock an...

View on zydecotrailriderz.com

Preview by Yahoo


Lisa Haley & the Zydekats

Lisa Haley & the Zydekats
GRAMMY Nominee – Americana/Cajun/Zydeco
October 2016: We Will Celebrate 22 years as a band!

Lisa Haley "Chicken Fiddler" Video – Almost 673,000 Youtube hits! B’gawk!!
- and continuing on Nickelodeon’s “React To That!” http://www.nick.com/videos/clip/react-to-that-109-clip.html

Yes We Are!! Booking shows NOW for 2016-17!!
Do YOU have a favorite Event where you’d love to see the Zydekats perform?!
Would you like free tickets?!
Join our
"Fest Quest Team" – see info at bottom of this email for details! Help us spread “Zydecosis!!”

Facebook Fanclub Page - Latest photos & videos – Please Post with us! www.facebook.com/lisahaley.zydekats


“Living on Earth is expensive;
however it does include an annual free trip around the Sun.”

HUGE BUNCH of 2016 & 2017 Shows In the Works - Everywhere!

Club Zydecosis "Fest Quest Team!"

Please help us come to your town! It works like this:

1.  You reply to this email, telling us an event for which you would like to see us perform.

2.  Our office "officially" contacts the promoter.

3.  We then personally email you the event’s contact info for “suggestions” for bands.

4.  You send them a short email or phone message:
"We would love to see Lisa Haley & the Zydekats! They have a new 8th album, "Joy Ride," and a whole new show!"

5. The first Club Zydecosis member to successfully land us a new show will receive:

FREE ADMISSION for 2 people to that event!
Promoters really
do respond to requests from our fans - Please call them and tell them about us!!

Retro Treat from the “Lisa Haley Secret Archives!”

In 2006 & 2007, Lisa yodeled her way thru 4 now-famous “SlimJim Snapalope Commercials!”

Snapalopes were very silly marionettes, made from… Slim Jims! And hunted in the aisles of the MiniMart

Here are the links:

1.     Snapalope “Trap”                 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8OJpIC8DS4

2.      Snapalope “Camouflage”     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hL0r1X2Mxao

3.     Snapalope “Headlights”        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yENA87ptHHo

4.     Snapalope “Decoy”              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iAKpoMfjso

(Yes, that’s Lisa also playing violin!) (reposted by jackmckeon)

-        And -
The EMMY-WINNING “Late Mr. Pete Show”
featuring Lisa with her previous musical group, Zydeco Party Band!
See all 13 Episodes here: http://wn.com/the_late_mr_pete_show_1991_channel_5_ktla_los_angeles
Episodes include: the EMMY Ceremony - Dick Clark - Steve Allen – and Lisa & the boys!!


From Dana D

Hi Folks..Just wanted to thank all those who came out last week to hear Andre Thierry play last week..Man, was he good as usual..Andre plays stuff nobody does anymore or does at all..He went from playing some Cajun tunes to Clifton Chenier by way of Boozoo, Beau, and John, and with his own compositions thrown in, it was a great night of Zydeco music..For those of you who missed it, it was a great night..Plus, it was Pat's B-Day, and we did a nice birthday circle for her..So thanks Pat, and all the others who came..it was a nice crowd, w/many new people who really dug the music..and hopefully many of them will come back and become regulars..We'll see..Andre will be back sometime in Jan..


Speaking of bands coming back,Motordude Zydeco will be back this Friday Dec.9..many people like this band as well as they should..They play hard-driving old school Zydeco tunes, and do it well.Doors 8, lessons 8;30, music is at 9..We hope to see you there..so spread the word..


We will have the Zydeco One-Nighters on our Sunday Dance that will be on Sunday Dec. 18, at 5:30.which will be also a potluck..many people love the Sundays as well as the Fridays so help spread the word on that if you can..thanks..

Also wanted again to say to people who say we should have more Cajun style stuff, well, on Dec. 30th, the last dance of the year, we are having Andrew Carrier, Billy  and Annie Staniac play..SO please spread the word, help get people to show up and enjoy the show..I've heard this a lot from many many people about not having enough Cajun stuff, so here's your shot..to have the style you want, and hope you can make it and tell people and bring some friends..Annie is not here very often to play as she plays w/Rod Stewart of all people. so help out..and get the word out..it's also going to be Clark Petersons B-day party a few days early but so be it..Andrew is one of his favorite bands and Clark, while balding, is still a cool guy who supports what we do a lot..so there you go..Dec.30th..we'll see you there and before as well..


And also again, Lisa and I have had some requests to do more lessons, but right now It's not in the cards for lots of reasons..We might after the first of the year..you never know..

.Wanted to say the Raiders fans who I offered to bet should have taken me up on it..Thought my Bills were going to do it, but Raiders look good this year..we'll see how it turns out..My Niners are horrible..just like the Raiders have been for 14 years now..See you Friday..


Dana D.






 Eagles Hall

2305 Alameda Ave

Alameda, Ca. 94501


21+ Years of Zydeco/Cajun/Jump Blues

Every Friday Night and Occasional Sundays

Still Going Strong












Andre Thierry









Eagles Hall


Time: 5:30pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2305 Alameda Avenue.


Emeryville, CA

Bay Street Emeryville


Time: 3:30pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions:All Ages. Address: 5616 Bay St.


Belmont, CA

Iron Gate Restaurant


Time: 9:00pm. Admission: No Cover!. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1360 El Camino Real. Venue phone: 650-592-7893.


San Jose, CA

Poor House Bistro


Time: 2:00pm. Admission: No Cover!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 91 South Autumn Street. Venue phone: 4082951300.



Eagles Hall


Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2305 Alameda Avenue.


Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co.


Time: 5:00pm. Admission: No Cover!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 390 Capistrano Rd. Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Venue phone: (650) 728-2739.


San Francisco, ca

Pier 23


Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address:The Embarcadero. Customer appreciation holiday party!



The Big Easy


Time: 8:00pm. Admission: No Cover!. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 5731 Kirby Dr. Houston 77005. Venue phone: 713-523-9999.


Houston, TX

ZBT Honors at the AVYA Center


Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $40. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 9371 Richmond Ave..



Freight & Salvage Coffee House


Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $44 adv. $48 day of. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2020 Addison Street / Berkeley, CA 94704. Venue phone: (510) 644-2020. NYE show with Tommy Castro & the Painkillers! BUY TICKETS


Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co.


Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address:390 Capistrano Rd. Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Venue phone: (650) 728-2739.


Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blog.

Updates from

Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blog


Check Out This Spicy Cajun Menu for Your Thanksgiving Celebration

By Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blogging Team on Nov 17, 2016 09:00 am

Spice up your Thanksgiving with this Cajun menu! Thanksgiving is here! It’s the perfect time of year to gather with friends and family and reflect on what you’re most thankful for. But, it’s also the perfect time of year to get cooking. From turkey to mashed potatoes to cranberry sauce, there are tradition foods that
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Blues Lyrics: Learn About the Style and Origin of Blues Music

By Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blogging Team on Nov 15, 2016 09:00 am

Find out what you need to know about blues style lyrics. When it comes to music, there’s much more involved than just a bunch of notes. While instrumental music is important, lyrical music helps to complement the song. When it comes to the blues, the lyrics are just as important as the melody. Often times
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Find Out All About the Origins of New Orleans Voodoo

San Diego’s Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival,” will celebrate its 16th anniversary May 11-14 at Spanish Landing Park



Check it out! San Diego Gator by the Bay Line up and Excellent Article in the San Diego Union Tribune by George Varga



Seattle News:



Nov.30 | The Revelers

Straight outta Louisiana, The Revelers crank up the fun at Eagles Aerie No.1. With a righteous mix of Cajun, blues, and swingin’ honky tonk, this Grammy-nominated band will keep you dancin’ to your heart's content. Chef Mike will be serving his homemade gumbo in the bar from 6pm-8pm, come early and fuel up!


Wed, Nov.30 | The Revelers

Eagles Aerie No.1 on Lake City Way

7:30pm Dance


Details at GatorBoyProductions.com


Dec.7 | Freestyle & Styling Workshop

It’s a dance party! Shy about dancing solo? Well get ready to be funky and free. We’ll practice moves and grooves that'll enable you to keep your cool and boogie down when on your own, as well as adding swagger to your styling. Using swing dancing as a focus, we’ll practice styling when with a partner and when apart, and we'll get down with some funky jams to practice and find the courage to play harder.


Wed, Dec.7 | Freestyle & Styling Workshop

Swedish Club, 7-9pm

with Claire & Sean


Details at GatorBoyProductions.com


Mark Your Calendar…

Event details at GatorBoyProductions.com


Nov.30 | The Revelers

Eagles Aerie No.1, 7:30pm


Dec.7 | Freestyle & Styling Workshop

with Claire & Sean

at Swedish Club, 7-9pm


Dec.11 | Filé Gumbo


Dec.16 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

at Eagles Aerie No.1, 8pm

Dance lesson, 7:15pm


Event details at GatorBoyProductions.com


In Other News…


Private Lessons…Treat yourself and/or your friends to the focused attention and optimal results a private lesson can provide. See GatorBoyProductions.com for details and/or for gift certificates, group lessons, DJ services, and special events, email Sean for more info.


Donovan Design…Time to freshen up your look? Need a sweet new logo, brochure, flyer or poster? Call Sean! That's right, dance instructor by night, professional graphic designer by day. Please check out my online portfolio and let me know if I can be of service to you or someone you know. Thank you kindly.


Be a Gator Liker!...Get the latest news, cool dance vids and more by clicking "Like" on the Gator Boy Productions Facebook page -- help spread the gospel of zydeco!



The mission of Seattle Zydeco Events Network (Seattle ZEN, est. September 12, 2000) is to promote zydeco events in and around Seattle by providing regular, accurate, and comprehensive information in an effort to continually expand and energize Seattle's zydeco community. This service is brought to you by Sean Donovan and Gator Boy Productions.

The Gator Boy loves his subscribers, but knows things sometimes change. To unsubscribe from this list, simply reply to this email and let me know, no questions asked.
Sean Donovan • PMB 105 • 117 E Louisa St • Seattle, WA 98102 • Email • Big green luck everywhere!




Check out the Video’s from The Long Beach Bayou Below:


Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners at The Long Beach Bayou 2016




J.J. Caillier & the Zydeco Knockouts at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 with Wendy Lemlin




La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 3




La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 2




La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 1




Mark St Mary Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Band  at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 1




Mark St Mary Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Band  at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 2




Bonne Musique Zydeco at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 1




Bonne Musique Zydeco at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 2




2016 Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival Videos


Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 1




Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 2                           



Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 3



Erin Brandt and Peter Oliver Dancing at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016



Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 1




Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 2




Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 3



Dwayne Dopsie at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 1




Dwayne Dopsie at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 2



Zydeco meets Lindy at the Simi Valley Cajun Blues festival 2016

Great dancing Robert Vangor  with your beautiful dance partner.





Leon Russel at the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016



Doug Kirshaw and Steve Riley at the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 1




Doug Kirshaw and Steve Riley at the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2



Bonnie Musique Zydeco at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 1




Bonne Musique Zydeco at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2



Barbara Morrison Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016




Thank You Peter Oliver, Al Gardner, San Diego Bon Temps Social Club and All for another great San Diego Gator by the Bay Festival.  Below are a number of Videos from the festival


San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Brad Sjoblom and Kathy dancing to Bonsoir Catlin. Peter Oliver doing the filming. Thank You Peter & all for putting on a great Festival! As you can see Kathy and I had a great time.  There are more videos uploading. Greg Benusa & Erin Brandt are also dancing in video (Two Great dance Instructors)


Gator by the Bay 2016 Erin Brandt & AJ Gibbs


Gator by the Bay 2016 Cajun Zydeco Zydecobrad Bonsoir Catin Karen Hinz & Peter Oliver Dancing



San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble 1


San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Bonsoir Catin


San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Bonsoir Catin Workshop 1


Gator by the Bay 2016 Cajun Zydeco Zydecobrad Curley Taylor 2




Here are three YouTube Video’s that I took of The Revelers at Timewarp Records last Friday








From Greg Benusa



It's just a little Zydeco blog I keep posting stories on about upcoming zydeco

festivals... CD's... etc.. If people want to be notified for new

postings to the blog they can just subscribe on the right side of the

window on the web page.




Hey Brad....

Hope all is good in your neck of the woods :)

Can you share this web page link to the blog as I posted a new video

clip teaching the Zydeco Cha Cha line dance.





Greg Benusa New Zydeco & Cajun Dance Instruction DVD

Hey Brad,

Can you put out to your mail list that we just released an Advanced & Intermediate Zydeco Dance instruction / Workshop#3 DVD.

It covers the styles and moves you see in Texas & Louisiana. 

All the details about the DVD are at http://www.LearnZydeco.com


- Greg

New Zydeco & Cajun Dance Instruction DVD just released.  It's title

is Workshop #1 - Louisiana Dance Home School

Instructor Greg Benusa covers beginning Zydeco, Waltz, the Cajun Jig

& Two Step.  It breaks down the basics of each of these dances as

well as covers a few intermediate moves as well.

It covers alternative teaching styles that are used across the

country.  The music on the DVD are from the bands of Brian Jack,

Leroy Thomas, Noonie & The San Diego Cajun Playboy's.

Visit www.LearnZydeco.com for more details on the DVD and please pass

the word to new dancers who you think maybe interested.

It is currently available to purchase online at www.LearnZydeco.com

and will be sold through http://www.activevideos.com and probably Floyd's

Records in the near future.

Thank You. - Greg ph: 619-857-8409


Violin Instructors Dr. Jim Sitterly and Grammy Nominated Lisa Haley

Violin Lessons on YouTube Go to YouTube.com and Search for zydecobrad + Violin

The purpose of this newsletter is to promote Cajun and Zydeco dancing in the Southern California area. 

You may access the Southern California Cajun Zydeco Web Page at


This Web Page will have additional information such as dance flyers and numerous links to Cajun/Zydeco Web Pages around the world. The dance time, date and location may change or cancel so please call the numbers provided to confirm. If you notice an error in any of the information let me know at Zydecobrad@aol.com.  If you have any Cajun/Zydeco functions or news that you want placed on the newsletter and Web Page, please send them to me via email.. You may also call me at home at (310) 962-6596.   I will try to answer your calls and letters as soon as I can. To be removed from this email list, just ask.

Thank You,

Brad Sjoblom

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