Zydecobrad's Cajun & Zydeco Dancing in Los Angeles

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 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

 

http://www.experienceLA.com

 

High Life Cajun Band

http://highlifecajunband.com/

 

ZydecoRoad Videos's

 

Karen Redding Dance Lessons www.LouisianaDanceLA.com

 

www.bayoutalk.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

 

http://www.zydecoach.com

 

Bons Temps

Social Club of San Diego 

http://www.icajunzydeco.com/

 

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 -

http://www.myspace.com

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BeauSoleil's Cajun Band

 

The Northwest Zydeco Web

 

Zydeconews from Houston

 

www.bayoubrothers.net

 

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

https://youtu.be/It6h9pqPtrY

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqYpwTjTw58

My daughter in Swinging in the Century

 

 

 

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Other Dance Links

LINDY BY THE SEA with Rusty Franks

SoHo Dance LA is

officially opening

http://www.sohodancela.com/

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.

310-473-8187

info@sohodancela.com

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.

 

 

 

 

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From Pattie Wells in San Diego

 

I write about dance for my website and include articles on Cajun and Zydeco dancing. Also, I update yearly an article on the Gator by the Bay in San Diego. I was wondering if you would be willing to add my website link to the "Other Dance Links" section on your website? If so, here is the info:

DanceTime.com (homepage)

Gator by the Bay

Cajun Dance Article

Zydeco Article

 

Best Regards,

Pattie Wells

 

B.A. Psychology, M.F.A. Creative Writing

Writer, Poet, Dance Educator

Master Dance Instructor

www.dancetime.com

www. dancetime.com/dance-talk

dancetime@gmail.com

619-275-3533 Business

 

 

StarDanceStudios Salsa/Swing/Ballroom

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association

 

 

 

 

Zydecobrad’s Southern California Cajun & Zydeco 973rd News * Cajun/Zydeco at Stillwater Sunday, Nov. 19. 

StillWater Spirits & Sounds

danapointstillwater.com

24701 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629

 

San Diego Events:

If you saw Marcia Ball in concert at Gator By The Bay 2017, you know what a powerhouse she is! You have a chance to see her again on November 19th at The Belly Up in Solana Beach. Tickets available through this link: http://bellyup.com/marcia-ball

We are also giving away tickets for 2 to her show on November 19th. To enter to win, follow this link: https://marciaball-bellyup.shortstack.com/4P8Qn4

 


From Dick Brainard

 

Here is the link to purchase tickets for the Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie for New Year’s Eve Dance ---  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3161466

 Thanks!  Call me if you need anything else.

 Merci,


Just returned from Lafayette where I attended Rodney Bernard’s celebration singing & playing zydeco & rock ‘n’ roll for 72 years. It was a fun event with 12-15 bands rotating during the afternoon & evening at Cowboys. Cowboys is now a non-smoking venue—it is sooo nice not to have cigarette fumes in the air.

I stayed at our new accommodation—Fairfield Inn. It is so much nicer than Ramada Inn. I had a king bed room with a walk-in shower—what a luxury—big stream of hot water made me linger.

The hotel is a bit difficult to access as you have to cross the southbound highway lanes with high speed—non-stop traffic coming at you. Safer to turn left at Willow, then right onto the frontage road up to the hotel.

We left the Ramada Inn  in the nick of time! It is now under management by a family from India and the name is “Value Inn,” or such.

So far we have filled 45 rooms at Fairfield Inn—the hotel  has only 90 rooms—so make your reservations soon. Emily (manager) is looking forward to seeing so many of us again.

Also just sent the NYE ticket link for the Geno Delafose dance at Vermilionville. So far no other venue has posted a NYE event, but I imagine Chris Ardoin will play Warehouse 535, & the Pine Leaf Boys will likely play Artmosphere.

We will have a special guest singer for the Zydeco Breakfast w/ Curley Taylor at Buck & Johnny’s NYE morning—you won’t want to miss it.

And we are working on a special guest musician to play a few tunes w/ Horace Trahan at LaPoussiere on the 29th.—think “big cowboy hat.”

 


*Week between Christmas & New Year’s in Lafayette, LA—Dec. 27-Dec. 31

Bands & venues are already booked for this week. The lineup is great.

    *Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band; at Feed & Seed, Dec. 27

    *Roy Carrier Tribute w/ Dikki Du, Terry & the Bad Boys & Jeffery Broussard; at Feed & Seed, Dec. 28

    *Horace Trahan & the New Ossun Express; at LaPouissere, Dec. 29

    *Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble; at Buck & Johnny’s Saturday Zydeco Breakfast, Dec. 30

    *The Pine Leaf Boys at LaPouissere, Dec. 30

    *Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys will play a brand new venue (to be announced) for New Year’s Eve

    *Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie will play Vermilionville New Year’s Eve

    *Possibly Chris Ardoin & NuStep at Warehouse 535 for New Year’s Eve

The Ramada Inn rate of $65/night + tax will be the same. The reservation code will be “New Year’s Zydeco Group Rate”

 

Mardi Gras Weekend—stay tuned


San Diego Events:

 Monday November 20rd

The Moose Lodge Lesson & DJ Night..
Special Guest DJ/Teacher Pat Muller .. 

Monday November 27th

The Moose Lodge Lesson (Lesson Only / No DJ Night)
Greg back teaching


Friday & Saturday, Dec 1st & 2nd 
December Nights Balboa Park
http://www.icajunzydeco...com/btsc-events/


Saturday December 9th
Ken Boozer Tribute

Balboa Park War Memorial Building..
http://www.icajunzydeco...com/btsc-events/

 

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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

Thanks

Dennis G & the Zydeco Trail Riderz

Zydeco Trail Riderz


Lisa Haley & the Zydekats

Lisa Haley & the Zydekats
GRAMMY Nominee – Americana/Cajun/Zydeco 
Celebrating 22 years as a band!

Celebrate Y’all! – Come Out & dance!!

Pray for our hurricane survivors!!

Please join us in supporting a very special benefit concert:
< span style="font-size:16.0pt;color:#FF3333;">SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 IDYLLWILD, CALIFORNIA – 1PM

LIVING FREE ANIMAL SANCTUARY FUNDRAISER

54250 Keen Camp Rd, Mountain Center, CA 92561
Pairing adopted animals to Veterans with PTSD
Tickets / donation are only $15!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-howl-yowl-musical-benefit-for-the-animals-tickets-35523246988

https://warhorsecreek.org/events/  -  http://living-free.org/

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal” - Joaquin Phoenix 


Lisa Haley "Chicken Fiddler" Video – Almost 679,000 Youtube hits – and counting! B’gawk!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llHKUzjggg4
- and continuing on Nickelodeon “React To That!” 
http://www.nick.com/videos/clip/react-to-that-109-clip.html

Yes We Are!! Booking shows NOW for 2017-18!!
Do YOU have favorite Events for which you’d love free tickets to see the Zydekats?
Help us spread “Zydecosis!!” Join our "Fest Quest Team" – s ee below for details! 

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

OUR WORLD NEEDS JOYFUL MUSIC!! Love, Lisa and the Kats

  

SEPTEMBER

  

SATURDAY 9.30.17 IDYLLWILD, CALIFORNIA – 1PM
LIVING FREE ANIMAL SANCTUARY FUNDRAISER

54250 Keen Camp Rd, Mountain Center, CA 92561
Pairing adopted animals to Veterans with PTSD
http://living-free.org/

  

OCTOBER

  

SATURDAY 10.14.17 PALMDALE, CALIFORNIA – 1:30PM
KALEIDOSCOPE ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Palmdale Amphitheater,  2723 Rancho Vista Bl, Palmdale, CA  93551
http://www.palmdaleamphitheater.com/event/530ff9673f861e445391a8 f5bcbaf56b

  

FRIDAY 10.20.17 BUENA PARK, CALIFORNIA - 7:30PM
61st Annual SILVERADO DAYS FESTIVAL
William Peak Park, 7225 El Dorado Dr, Buena Park, CA 90602
http://www.silveradodays.com/cms/

  

MAY 2018

 
SATURDAY 5.26.18 SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES FESTIVAL
Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063
http://www.simicajun.org/

SUNDAY 5.27.18 SIMI VALLEY, CAL IFORNIA
SIMI VALLEY CAJUN & BLUES FESTIVAL
Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063

 

CAJUN PROVERB OF THE MONTH:
“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal” -  Joaquin Phoenix 

 

HUGE BUNCH of 2017 & 2018 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 ev ent 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! Their new 9th album is "Sky Hook," with 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 fro m 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”   &n bsp;    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

Hello everyone..Wanted to say thank you for a wonderful Birthday celebration at the Hall with the I'ko Ya Ya Band, who really played some cool stuff all night long..A lot of Rhythm and Blues, with some Cajun mostly stuff thrown in, a few Waltzes and countyish  tunes, but all wonderful as well..it was just a good night all the way around, with  a decent sized crowd and a few new people as well..We did a Birthday circle celebrating Mine, Ann Hathaway and Paula Croskey's birthays..it was really nice but probably the shortest circle we've had as the singer didn't know exactly how long to go..But it was nice..Wanted to thank also my gf Lisa Lee, for doing a bang up job as usual..w/o her, this thing in many ways wouldn't happen..Thanks to all who sent me wishes..they were appreciated..And hey, my Niners actually won a game!!! Glory be to his Holy Name!!!

 

Also We have Jeffrey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys coming to down on the 17th, which is a Friday..His band is from Lawtell, La..a place that some say is the Zydeco Capital of the World, and they wouldn't be wrong..Some say Opelousas is but either way, he is coming this Friday night, so the people who aren't coming on Sunday's can have their fix again..Doors 8, lessons 8:30, music 9..This will be the last ouf-of-town band for a few months so we hope to see you there..

 

Then Motordude for our Annual Day After Thanksgiving Dance, which is 22 years old..

 

Also in December I'm taking the first week off for things..But Lisa and I will be doing a Dance Workshop on the 3rd at the BEAT, 2560 9th St..in Berkeley..tis geared towards the Intermediate Level,so there is some range, but I really don't want to have to have totally Basic People in it..I'm talking about doing some rehasing moves such as Floating Slides, half turns, etc..that lisa and I covered for YEARS..We'll review for a few minutes but I would like to move on from those..If you have any questions about levels, skills, etc..let me know..Thanks..

 

I’m working on the rest of December as well..am waiting on a few bands to contact me so we'll see..People have asked me why we are doing more Sundays, and the answer is a lot of people like them..Sometimes the traffic is not great but it isn't on Friday nights either..Traffic is just bad all around the Bay these days no matter what, so for right now, I'll continue to do Sunday afternoons with a scattering of Fridays..It is looking like I'll be doing half and half..kind of depends on the band and when they can come..

 

We'll see you on Friday//

Zydecod@msn.com

EAGLES HALL

2305 ALAMEDA AVE

ALAMEDA, CA.

22 YEARS OF ZYDECO/CAJUN MUSIC AND DANCING

SCHEDULE:

 

FRIDAY-NOVEMBER 17 JEFFREY BROUSSARD AND THE CREOLE COWBOYS, FROM LAWTELL, LA..

FRIDAY-NOVEMBER 24 MOTORDUDE ZYDECO, CELEBRATING OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY

NO DANCE ON EITHER FRIDAY THE 1ST OF 3RD OF DECEMBER

SUNDAY-DECEMBER 10 ANDRE THIERRY

SUNDAY-DECEMBER 17 TBD

NO DANCE SCHEDULED FOR CHRISTMAS WEEKEND

FRIDAY-DECEMBER 29 TBD

 


Andre Thierry Schedule

 

http://andrethierry.com/schedule/


Updates from

Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blog

Contents:

Cajun-Inspired Thanksgiving Recipes

By Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blogging Team on Nov 16, 2017 09:00 am

Try out these recipes to bring a little Cajun flair to your Thanksgiving dinner. Interested in spicing up your Thanksgiving festivities?  The consider trying out one of these Cajun-inspired recipes at your Thanksgiving feast.  From appetizers to side dishes, here are some tasty dishes that the whole family will enjoy! Crispy Fried Oysters Ingredients: 24
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Common Thanksgiving Traditions Explained

By Simi Valley Cajun Music & Blues Festival Blogging Team on Nov 14, 2017 09:00 am

Ever wonder why the president pardons a turkey or why football is synonymous with Thanksgiving?  Then read on to learn how these Thanksgiving traditions came to be.  While your family probably has their own Thanksgiving traditions, there are several Thanksgiving traditions that the whole country celebrates.  Many of these traditions have roots in American history
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More to read:

Unique Louisiana Thanksgiving Traditions
5 Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Music
Does Music Benefit Your Health?
Easy Time Management Hacks
World Alzheimer’s Month

 

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From Pattie Wells in San Diego

 

I write about dance for my website and include articles on Cajun and Zydeco dancing. Also, I update yearly an article on the Gator by the Bay in San Diego. I was wondering if you would be willing to add my website link to the "Other Dance Links" section on your website? If so, here is the info:

DanceTime.com (homepage)

Gator by the Bay

Cajun Dance Article

Zydeco Article

 

Best Regards,

Pattie Wells

 

B.A. Psychology, M.F.A. Creative Writing

Writer, Poet, Dance Educator

Master Dance Instructor

www.dancetime.com

www. dancetime.com/dance-talk

dancetime@gmail.com

619-275-3533 Business

 


 

Seattle News:

Sunday | 14th Annual Louisianathon

7 bands for $15 bucks, now how can you beat that?! Bands in order of appearance: Slippery Floor, Troupeau, Mirage a Trois, Pinhook Pretenders, Happy Valley Sluggers, Toulooloo, Zydeco Rex. It all happens at the Eagles Mother Aerie, I’m presuming there’ll be some food available, and depending where you look, it either starts at 12:30pm or 1pm, and ends around 8-8:30pm. It’s a Louisiana style event, cher, just amble on in and have you some fun!

 

Details GatorBoyProductions.com

 

P.S. With its debut in 2004, this Louisiana music event by our wonderful local bands and Cajun/Zydeco community is celebrating its 14th year, what an accomplishment!


3rd Friday | Gator Boy's Juke Joint

Last month we honored Jane Kendall and Marty Bisch, who were both slated to leave town. Well, one has gone (godspeed, Janie!), but the other has decided to stay at least a while longer (yay Marté!). So we’ll celebrate that along with the general feeling of thanksgiving, gratefulness, and love so prevalent and palpable in our extraordinary dance community. We’re back to our normal schedule, with a pre-dance lesson at 7:15pm and dance at 8pm. Hope to see you there!

 

Friday, Nov.17 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

7:15pm Lesson with Sean

8-11pm Dance with the Gator Boy

Eagles Mother Aerie on Lake City Way

 

Details GatorBoyProductions.com

 

P.S. Lesson this month will be Zydeco Variations — where we'll explore the ever evolving zydeco basic, matching movement with music from multiple generations.


Upcoming | Dance Cornucopia

 

Nov.7 | Vote!

 

Nov.8 | The Rolling Blackouts @ Parliament Tavern 8pm

 

Nov.9 | Zouk Workshop @ China Harbor 8pm

 

Nov.9 | Jukehouse Hounds @ Little Red Hen 9pm

 

Nov.11 | Jenny & the Tomcats @ Bothell Left Foot Boogie Dance 7:30pm

 

Nov.11 | It Don’t Mean A Thing Swing Dance by Black & Tan Hall @ Columbia City Theatre 8pm

 

Dec.31 | New Year’s Eve Celebration & Dance by NW Dance Network @ Leif Erikson Hall

with Little Bill & the Blue Notes — sold out last year, get your tix today here!

 

Details GatorBoyProductions.com


 

Mark Your Calendar…

Event details at GatorBoyProductions.com

 

Nov.12 | Louisianathon 2017

7 bands, 15 bucks, Eagles Mother Aerie

 

Nov.17 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

Eagles Mother Aerie

Lesson 7:15pm, Dance 8pm

 

Nov.29 | Zydeco Rex

Highway 99 Blues Club

 

Dec.9 | Swamp Soul

Eagles Mother Aerie

 

Dec.15 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint Holiday Extravaganza!

Eagles Mother Aerie

Watch for more details...

 

Event details at GatorBoyProductions.com


In Other News…

 

Your Brain On Dance…”The dancers...had denser white matter in their fornix, a part of the brain involved with processing speed and memory.” Read article here

 

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!

 


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Long Beach Bayou 2017

 

Pine Leaf Boys Long Beach Bayou 2017 1

https://youtu.be/NvHAX1v8VaY

 

Pine Leaf Boys Long Beach Bayou 2017 2

https://youtu.be/BUUKXfWEdaE

 

Brian Jack & the Zydeco Gamblers at Long Beach Bayou 2017

https://youtu.be/YF3hmtQIYVE

 

T Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers 1 Long Beach Bayou 2017

https://youtu.be/64ZnZ5tEG1s

 

T Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers 2 Long Beach Bayou 2017

https://youtu.be/bQ2DUggLt4o

 

Mark St Mary Long Beach Bayou 2017

https://youtu.be/7Y0AIzeKun0

 

Seville and Company  Long Beach Bayou 2017

https://youtu.be/K_GC2HedDeI

 

 


Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival Here are a few videos:

 

1. Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers @ Simi Valley Cajun&Blues Festival 2017

https://youtu.be/uXsePOU13mI

2. The Cajun Trio: Michael Doucet, David Doucet & Mitch Reed with Doug Kershaw 2 @ Simi Valley Cajun&Blues Festival 2017

https://youtu.be/Ko2L6sflMpc

3. The Cajun Trio: Michael Doucet, David Doucet & Mitch Reed with Jo-El Sonnier 2 @ Simi Valley Cajun&Blues Festival 2017

https://youtu.be/HVGmOV5r_HU

4. The Cajun Trio: Michael Doucet, David Doucet & Mitch Reed with Jo-El Sonnier @ Simi Valley Cajun&Blues Festival 2017

https://youtu.be/Ul6sYjL_1cw

5. The Cajun Trio: Michael Doucet, David Doucet & Mitch Reed with Doug Kershaw @ Simi Valley Cajun&Blues Festival 2017

https://youtu.be/5qyzoMZG6WE


2017 San Diego’s Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival

 

Peter Oliver MC - Geno Delafose and the French Rockin' Boogie & Ben Rice Gator by the Bay 2017

https://youtu.be/cBHNgcb31Io

 

Geno Delafose, Chubby Carrier, Steve Riley, & Ben Rice @ Gator by the Bay 2017 2

https://youtu.be/cC4wKm0EtSQ

 

Geno Delafose, Chubby Carrier, Steve Riley, & Ben Rice @ Gator by the Bay 2017 1

https://youtu.be/_3b0npXKth0

 

Chubby Carrier Gator by the Bay 2017 2

https://youtu.be/5gLPxFvNT8Q

 

Chubby Carrier Gator by the Bay 2017 1

https://youtu.be/vvkqwsFaMXY

 

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys Gator by the Bay 2017 1

https://youtu.be/0JP_6b1QH74

 

Steve Riley in the Mamou Playboys  Gator by the Bay 2017 2

https://youtu.be/euWsLGbJ5lM


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

 

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

 

https://youtu.be/1fnjcjklJXM

 

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

 

https://youtu.be/Rnik2niBJ2A

 

La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 3

 

https://youtu.be/UI0Cgc6_hqU

 

La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 2

 

https://youtu.be/swU0PlPRrl4

 

La Recolte Cajun Music @ Long Beach Bayou 2016 1

 

https://youtu.be/Xd08LIyiobY

 

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

 

https://youtu.be/DY2RdyN4oF0

 

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

 

https://youtu.be/EnNQWadGq3c

 

Bonne Musique Zydeco at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 1

 

https://youtu.be/nzBbTSDsPCM

 

Bonne Musique Zydeco at The Long Beach Bayou 2016 2

 

https://youtu.be/eiZ2rJY4VxA


2016 Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival Videos

 

Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 1

 

https://youtu.be/L4utPB4yn1E

 

Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 2 

https://youtu.be/KC1n4TegFnI

 

Jo-El Sonnier Simi Valley Cajun Biues Festival 2016 3

 

https://youtu.be/4sFrbEywsMc


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

 

https://youtu.be/2xw-67mORuQ


Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 1

 

https://youtu.be/0P1hJDRjSus

 

Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 2

 

https://youtu.be/JzELJmiGX-I

 

Chubby Carrier at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 3

 

https://youtu.be/hfBt5ykqCD4


Dwayne Dopsie at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 1

 

https://youtu.be/GeKXc8mr95k

 

Dwayne Dopsie at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016 2

 

https://youtu.be/4E_Gh8umNQs


Zydeco meets Lindy at the Simi Valley Cajun Blues festival 2016

Great dancing Robert Vangor  with your beautiful dance partner.

 

https://youtu.be/j9IJy-LYhNk

 


 

Leon Russel at the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016

 

https://youtu.be/20KSC16EPFc


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

 

https://youtu.be/Iz4eaWZLOU4

 

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

 

https://youtu.be/OStVuBlqMTU


Bonnie Musique Zydeco at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 1

 

https://youtu.be/ZOZOakolwBI

 

Bonne Musique Zydeco at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2

 

https://youtu.be/5TVxpQ9BbBg


Barbara Morrison Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival 2016

 

https://youtu.be/cu-cZ1uRDl4

 

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)

https://youtu.be/hSTDHc2-PzM


Gator by the Bay 2016 Erin Brandt & AJ Gibbs

https://youtu.be/3Fui8c9zWEk


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

https://youtu.be/istWBNvkvV8

 


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

https://youtu.be/jo-zs0hSTbc


San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Bonsoir Catin

https://youtu.be/07DeiEVxejI


San Diego Gator by the Bay 2016 Bonsoir Catin Workshop 1

https://youtu.be/X-QZqRA1TJI


Gator by the Bay 2016 Cajun Zydeco Zydecobrad Curley Taylor 2

https://youtu.be/pMHa30gLuAY

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2g-UTqgapM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq1G1Nl6wZ4

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9r5MClnUpU

 

 


From Greg Benusa

http://www.ZydecoBlog.com

 

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.

gbenusa@pacbell.net

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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.

www.ZydecoBlog.com

 

Thanks,

-Greg

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

Thanks,

- 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

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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

http://Zydecobrad.com

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

Live Life to the Fullest / One Day At a Time 

 

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