Zydecobrad's Cajun & Zydeco Dancing in Los Angeles    (House has been rented)



 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.

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





Ted Sherrod's * www.twoleftfeetca.com


Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic


Long Beach Bayou Festival

Simi Valley Cajun/Creole Festival  

Bonne Musique Zydeco


Lisa Haley and the Zydekats




Bons Temps

Social Club of San Diego 



Ragin Cajun Restaurant



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








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LINDY BY THE SEA with Rusty Franks and Peter Flahiff

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Zydecobrad’s SoCal Cajun & Zydeco Website for Cajun / Zydeco Entertainment (Scroll Down to get the latest Cajun/Zydeco Events)

Curley Taylor!
Zydeco Sunday
French Quarter Bar and Grill
16728 Bellflower Blvd
Bellflower, CA 90706

Sunday December 15th
$10 before 4:30 PM
$15 After 4:30 PM
Kids Free 

December 22 2019

Christmas Dance

Sidney & Ruby & Priscilla will be Hosting a Free Zydeco Dance

At the Coffee Co

Andre Thierry will be Performing at this Free Event

 Coffee Co

8715 La Tijera Blvd

Westchester CA 90045

December 22nd, 2019 10AM & 1PM




Beausoleil coming February 29th

Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 854-4646


San Diego Events:

From Garry T and the BTSC Christmas Tree Committee:


Hello all Bon Temps and Gator fans. This year at December Nights in Balboa Park we are having a Christmas Tree display decorated in a Gator by the Bay theme. It would be a great help to have donations for making the ornaments. Please note we are NOT requesting any regular/standard Christmas ornaments, only those with a Gator by the Bay theme.  BJ West is making some ornaments from old Gator by the Bay pamphlets.  Donations are anything musically/dance theme, Mardi Gras, alligators, crawfish and parasols.  NO beads are needed. Anything with a "by the Bay" orientation, such as fish, whales, dolphins, mermaids, boats, rafts, buoys, palm trees, planes, and trains.  


You can drop off your Christmas Tree donations to Renee at the November  Bon Temps Social Club (BTSC) dances featuring Billy Lee & the Swamp Critters. Other drop off options are BJ West 's mailbox at 2483 G street 92102 or the mail box/slot for Gator by the Bay office located at 2326 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101. Your donations are truly appreciated!


The BTSC Christmas Tree Committee

BTSC mailing list

From Dana D. Almeda, Ca

Hi everybody..Just a quick word to say hello and thanks for all those folks who came out to hear Motordude do their thing as only they can..We started off bout 6 and the band plyed for a good 2 1/2 hours straight thru..and they sounded good the whole time.all in all, a very nice crowd of people who came out and it was a fun night, the 2nd of Halloween Dances, a day of Rememberance for all those who lost loved ones..Wanted to thank Maryanne for putting out a table of rememberance with lots of names of people who have been in the scene and have passed on..It was a pretty touching thing and very nice to do..So thanks..It was a cool thing to do..


This Sunday, we'll do a dance with Andre Thierry and Accordion Soul, celebrating both the Marine Corps's Birthday, and mine as well..There are a few other Scorpios as well and it will be a good show all the way around..For those who loved the decorations that Lisa put off, we had to finally take them down, after being up for over a week..Thanks again for all those who complemented Lisa and her niece for putting them up..It will be a potluck, and the music will start at 6pm..

Then after that we are taking a week off, and coming back with a special all-star band, like we did last year..Blake Miller and Jimmie Breaux, from Lafayette, are coming back, backed up by Billy and Andre, on Bass and Drums..Blake is a good fiddler and accordion player..I first met him when he played with the original Pine Leaf Boys on Bass and he's branched out to a lot of bands..Jimmie was the accordion player for Beausoliel for many many years and is one of the best Cajun accordion players around and in the country these days..and he comes from  a long line of accordion players in his family..This will be a great show..So we hope to see you there..


ON Dec 1, I'll figure out some bands that have wanted to play, and then a very special show on Sunday Dec. 8..Mama Lena's 90th Birthday Celebration..For those who don't know, she's Andre Grandma and was the organizer of the old St. Marks Dances in Richmond..She and her husband Houston booked EVERYBODY from Clifton, Beau, Boozoo, John Delafose, Chubby Carriere,Queen Ida, Danny Poullard, Andre, Mark St. Mary and a whole lot more I'm forgetting..without her this scene would not be here period..so we'll hope you come..it's going to be a great show with her grandson Andre playing..Spread the word..


Then on the 29th we are haing Annie Staniac for our final show of the year..That will be another All-Star configuration..


After that I don't know..I've had lots of calls from out-of-town bands and right now I'm not sure where we will go..Kind of depends on the shows that are coming up in the next two months and see how people react, and if folks show like they have been saying they will..A lot have and I can't express enough how grateful Lisa and I are..we'll see..


I have had lots of people ask me why we're going only to Sundays and I have to say they just work out better for most people..That is why..


 Love my Niners 8-0..Super Bowl bound..

I do thank you for the support that has been extended to Lisa and I for the 24 years of dong this stuff..We'll see you down the Zydeco Road..


Dana D.














*    Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Role of Women in Cajun & Creole MusicPosted: September 19, 2019 by Philippe Billeaudeaux



Some of my Favorite Vidoes over the years: Check them out.

























From Brad Sjoblom:

It has been fun but after 20 years of putting out a weekly newsletter I have decided to hand off my newsletter effort to others that have a more vested interest in promoting Cajun and Zydeco news and events. The http://zydecobrad.com site will stay up and you can use the links to find bands, , festival information, and event promoters. I will always love the culture, music, and dance.  See you on the dance floor!


Note: Please send your events to GUY@GUYMARTINDESIGN.COM and zydecobrad@aol.com.  Guy Martin Wenzel will be taking over the newsletter for all future events.


You can find Cajun and Zydeco news, events, lessons, tours from the following sites:

Creole Cajun Social Club Joe Sands Fontenot http://www.cajuncreolesocialclub.com/

San Diego Gator by the Bay Festival https://www.gatorbythebay.com/

Simi Valley Cajun Blues Festival http://www.simicajun.org/

Long Beach Bayou Festival http://longbeachbayou.com/

Long Beach Crawfish Festival https://www.longbeachcrawfishfestival.com/index.php

San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club http://www.icajunzydeco.com/

San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club News email posts:Request to be added -  btsc@dances.com

Facebook: Request to join the Group Louisiana Zydeco/Cajun Bands on USA Tour

Golden Sails Dance Events email DavidSousa@verizon.net

Cajun & Blues Music Festival blog http://cajunbluesblog.com/

Folkworks Events Calendar https://folkworks.org/folk-happenings/folkworks-music-calendar

Cajun and Zydeco Dance Instruction in Los Angeles Area : Karen Redding http://zydecola.blogspot.com/

 Lisa Haley & the Zydekats Lisa Haley & the Zydekats

GRAMMY Nominee – Americana/Cajun/Zydeco

Autumn Shows coming your way now!

October: We Celebrate 25 years as a band! -Catch Zydecosis!!

Lisa Haley "Chicken Fiddler" Video – Over 686,000 Youtube hits – and counting! B’gawk!!

Now Booking shows for 2019-2020!!


Post on our Facebook! www.facebook.com/lisahaley.zydekats
Earn free tickets to see the Zydekats - Join our "Fest Quest Team" - see below!

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


"It's nice to be important, 
but it's more important to be nice!"
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson



STARTING NOW!! BOOKING for 2020 & 2019 - Shows In the Works - Everywhere!


From Simi Cajun Fest: Watch Live video of our ‘Healing Song’ “Always Be Your Guide!”

 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! 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 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

Check out 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 & mandolin!) (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!!




Seattle Area Sean Donovan

8 bands, 15 bucks!

Nov 10 | Louisianathon

This 16th Annual extravaganza features 8 great local bands with a rare performance by Les Femmes d'Enfer! As Virginia Hand of Troupeau Acadien fame states: “You won’t find a more festive gathering of our local Cajun and Zydeco bands than our home-grown Louisianathon.” Come experience a day-long celebration with an extraordinary array of sounds and talent in a joyful, warm and festive community atmosphere. Tix & info

P.S. Volunteers are still needed for the event, if you’re interested please email Mimi. 


Louisianathon After Party

Nov 11 | Zydeco Low Down

Cure that Louisianathon letdown with a short, sharp set at Hale’s Brewery Monday night from 7-9pm. 


3rd Friday Dance

Nov 15 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

Gator Boy’s Mama will be in town, and we’re gonna have us a to-do, with some sweet classics and new music by The Mavericks! Zydeco Footwork lesson at 7:15, dance 8-11pm with DJ Gator, fun alllllll night long.


Live from Louisiana!

Dec 7 | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Hang your stockin’ and get ready for some rockin’, baby, Curley Taylor is comin’ to town! We’re collaborating with the Royal Esquire Club in Columbia City on this one, a chance to meet some new peeps, spread the good word of zydeco, and…the music and champagne will be flowin’! Get your tix today: Tix & info




November 10 | 16th Annual Louisianathon 

8 bands for 15 bucks!

Eagles Aerie No.1, 12:30-8:30pm


November 11 | Zydeco Low Down 

Louisianathon After Party at Hale’s


November 15 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint 

at Eagles Aerie No.1

Zydeco Lesson 7:15pm, Dance 8pm


December 7 | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble 

Royal Esquire Club in Columbia City

Doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm


December 20 | Gator Boy’s Juke Joint • Holiday Extravaganza 

at Eagles Aerie No.1

Details coming soon!


April 18, 2020 | Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet & Terrance Simien 

Edmonds Center for the Arts


Details at GatorBoyProductions.com unless otherwise noted



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From Dick Brainard

Just back from Egypt--had a great trip. The people are friendly & all the ancient monuments are fabulous—the pyramids, Valley of Queens & Valley of Kings, Temples of Luxor, Karnak, Abu Simbal, plus so much to see in Cairo. The desert area south of Cairo was hot, but Cairo was reasonable. I felt safe throughout the trip, although we had a guard with a gun always along for the ride. The hotels were all first class & the food good. However Egypt is still a “Third World” country with lots of bureaucracy, poverty & trash strewn everywhere. But, as I said, it was a wonderful trip & I learned so much.


Many of you have asked for a recap of accommodations for both the week between Christmas & New Year’s, and for Mardi Gras—so here it is. These rates are not available on the Marriott web site so call the hotel direct.

The Fairfield Inn is fully booked for the week of Christmas-New Year’s. If you want to join the large group staying there, you can ask to be put on the wait list for a room cancellation. The number to call is 337-235-9898 & ask for Robert (the manager). There are usually 5-8 rooms which become available at the last minute. Rates are $65/night for two queen beds, & $69/night for a king bed plus foldout couch. Breakfast is included.

Otherwise you can book a room at the Holiday Inn across the parking lot for the nights of Dec. 26-27-28-29-30-31. The zydeco rates for these nights will be $69/night for a king room, & $72/night for a two queen beds room. The Holiday Inn has nicer & bigger rooms, but the rate does not include breakfast. Call 337-706-8199 & ask for the zydeco rate for these nights. If any problem ask to speak to Christy Walter or Emily McVay.


The music schedule is not set for many venues; however the following events are in the book:

At Feed & Seed—

  Dec. 26: Terry & the Bad Boys

  Dec. 27: Annual Roy Carrier Tribute w/ Dikki Du & Zydeco Krewe + Jeffery Broussard & Creole Cowboys

  Dec. 28: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band

  Dec. 29: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys

  Dec. 30: Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express

Dec. 28: Zydeco Breakfast at Buck & Johnny’s in Breaux Bridge w/ Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie

Dec. 29: Afternoon at Rock ‘n’ Bowl LFT w/ Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie

Dec 31: NYE at Vermilionville w/ Geno Delafose &French Rockin’ Boogie (the website to purchase tickets is not up yet)

Plus other events TBA for Artmosphere, Blue Moon, Warehouse 535, Cowboy’s, O’Darby’s, La Poussiere, & other venues--stay tuned.


Mardi Gras Accommodations at Fairfield Inn—February 20-26:

$65/night two queen beds: $69/night king bed + foldout couch: breakfast included.

Call hotel direct at 337-235-9898 & ask to speak to Robert (manager)

It is expected the hotel will sell out early, so don’t wait to make reservations

High Life Cajun Band at Mercury Club Denver Co September 22nd.


San Diego 2019 Gator By The Bay Videos


Kevin Naquin_Geno Delafose_Chubby Carrier Playing together

At 2019 Gator By The Day Saturday Night Dance



Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys 2

 At 2019 18 Annual Gator By The Bay in San Diego



Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band Rock Me Baby

 At 2019 San Diego 18 Annual Gator By The Bay



Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys 1

At 2019 San Diego 18 Annual Gator By The Bay



Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys Waltz

At 2019 San Diego 18 Annual Gator By The Bay



Geno Delafose and French Rockin’ Boogie

At 2019 18 Annual Gator By The Bay in San Diego



Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band 1

At 2019 18 Annual Gator By The Bay in San Diego



Geno Delafose and French Rockin’ Boogie 2

At 2019 18 Annual Gator By The Bay in San Diego



4/15/19 Andre Thierry at:  The French Quarter Creole Bar & Grill


Andre Thierry Zydeco 1 04/15/2019 The French Quarter Creole Bar & Grill



Andre Thierry Zydeco 1 04/15/2019 The French Quarter Creole Bar & Grill


 Videos (1/20) of Blake Miller and the Old Fashioned Aces
at StillWater Spirits & Sounds in Dana Point


1.   https://youtu.be/_E3IX2mUCsU

2.   https://youtu.be/_vvCVgEn1mw

3.   https://youtu.be/-vGwHmHsZoQ

As the grandson of the world-renowned Cajun accordion-builder Larry Miller. helping in his grandfather’s shop from a very early age, he met and was influenced by some of the greatest names in Louisiana music.  “This is what I grew up with. I thought everyone listened to Cajun music all the time,” Miller says. Inspired by the constant contact with famed Cajun and Creole musicians, the steady stream of house parties and jams at his grandfather’s shop, Miller has been playing since receiving his first toy accordion at age 5, and also plays fiddle, guitar, bass, and his latest obsession, steel guitar. He’s gone on to become a legendary Cajun musician himself.
Having played widely throughout the U.S. and traveling all over the world in his 32 years, as founding member of Pine Leaf Boys and member of the Red Stick Ramblers Miller has performed with just about every renowned Cajun artist in Louisiana, and an extensive list of venues rivaling that of a musician twice his age. 
Asked how he came to the Aces trio configuration, Miller says, “I wanted to do something more homey, like comfort food-you know, like a great gumbo. Something that would stick to your ribs.“My favorite places to play are the old opera houses and the dance halls. The places with low ceilings, dark, not always good sound. The grittier places.”
What inspires and drives Miller is his passion for bringing back traditional Cajun music and letting people know that “Cajun music is alive! It’s happening! It’s the real thing! Come check it out!”

We really enjoyed dancing to Andre Thierry Sunday October 14th.

Here is a YouTube Video of Andre and the Band


Long Beach Bayou Festival videos of the festival:


Acadien Cajun Band Long Beach Bayou 2018 1



Acadien Cajun Band Long Beach Bayou 2018 2



Acadien Cajun Band Long Beach Bayou 2018 3



Acadien Cajun Band Long Beach Bayou 2018 4



Jeffrey Broussard Long Beach Bayou festival 2018



JoJo Reed Long Beach Bayou 2018


2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival

Lisa Haley & The Zydekats – In Honor of Stephen D. Smith



Lost Bayou Ramblers 3 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival


Kevin Naquin & Ossun Playboys 1 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival



Kevin Naquin & Ossun Playboys 2 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival



Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band 3 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival



Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band 2 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival



Chubby Cariier & The Bayou Swamp Band 1 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival


Lost Bayou Ramblers 1 -2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival


Lost Bayou Ramblers 2 -2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival



La Recolte 1 - 2018 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival




Long Beach Bayou 2017


Pine Leaf Boys Long Beach Bayou 2017 1



Pine Leaf Boys Long Beach Bayou 2017 2



Brian Jack & the Zydeco Gamblers at Long Beach Bayou 2017



T Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers 1 Long Beach Bayou 2017



T Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers 2 Long Beach Bayou 2017



Mark St Mary Long Beach Bayou 2017



Seville and Company  Long Beach Bayou 2017



2017 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival

Here are a few videos:


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


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


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


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


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


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



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



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



Chubby Carrier Gator by the Bay 2017 2



Chubby Carrier Gator by the Bay 2017 1



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



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


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







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


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.

Thank You,

Brad Sjoblom

Live Life to the Fullest / One Day At a Time