Saturday, November 9, 2019
As the son of the late influential zydeco accordionist John Delafose, Geno Delafose has continued to expand his fathers musical legacy. Picking up an instrument at only age seven, Geno is no newcomer on the zydeco world. Together with his band ” French Rockin Boogie”, Delafose has blended the traditional sounds of zydeco with the excitement of modern dance music. Growing up on stage playing in his fathers band, the “Eunice Playboys”, Geno continued his fathers legacy after his passing in 1994.” French Rockin Boogie” has become known throughout the world, and can often be found playing many of the old dancehalls that pioneers before them have played, forging the way for todays Cajun and creole musicians. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome Geno Delafose & French Rockin Boogie.
They’ve become one of the most sought after acts playing along the Gulf Coast and on any given weekend you’ll find JAMIE BERGERON & the kickin’ cajuns performing at most festivals, corporate events and clubs. A veteran EMT with Acadian Ambulance, JAMIE is a life-saver, singer-songwriter, accordion player and just a real charming guy!!! Their fans, both young and old, are some of the most devout... always at the shows, buying CDs, t-shirts and whatever else they can get their hands on. There’s no way to really explain why or how, you’ve just got to experience it for yourself, to understand what everybody’s talking about down in South Louisiana... And before long, you too will be saying “I Know Dat’s Right!!!”
Hands down. No Doubt. Louisiana Red is one the most sought after bands in the south. Why? In a word... VERSATILITY
Louisiana Red has always had the knack for choosing songs that have that "familiar ring" to it.. songs that make you smile.. songs that make you want to sing.. songs that make you want to dance. Whether you're 8 or 80.
To make it happen, Louisiana Red brings to the stage some of the area's top musicians and vocalist, making your event the best experience possible.
Hunter began learning the accordion at the age of thirteen and has since become a very talented musician. He has played with many bands including Brenda C and the Cajun Jammers, Trent LeJune and Double Time. Hunter has also sat in with many bands such as Jamie Bergeron and the Kicking Cajuns, Damon Troy, Dustin Ray and Southern Grove Joel Martin, and Cajun Nation. When he is not riding horses, spending time with his family and friends, or playing French music. Hunter also has a D.J. Service called "Play Dats".
All proceeds benefit Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
Dustin Sonnier is destined to make it in the crazy world that is sometimes known as the music business. The Wanted as his band is known as “The Wanted” is comprised of some of South Louisiana’s finest musicians, and one from Texas. . Dustin Sonnier has an advantage that a lot of the singers on the circuit don’t have at 23 he is the same age as the “party crowd,” yet he sings a lot older than he is. Dustin Sonnier has the opportunity to take things as they come, he is not afraid to take the bull by the horns and he always gives the crowd, a night to remember!!
Saturday, November 9, 2019
At the Age of 10 Jace was the recipient of the New Dawn Award for The CFMA Lafayette Chapter for carrying on his Cajun culture and heritage with his love for Cajun music and dancing. At the ages of 11 and 12 he was awarded scholarships to attend Augusta Cajun Heritage Week at Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia. There he took classes with master accordion players such as The Legendary Walter Mouton,Jesse Leger, Blake Miller and Jimmy Breaux. He currently takes guitar lessons with Sam Broussard, accordion lessons with Zack Huval and drum lessons with Kevin Dugas, at the Brazos Huval School of Music.