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Harrison Fontenot

Harrison Fontenot HARRISON FONTENOT approached me in the early 60’s to record his Cajun songs and novelty record ideas. He was jamming with his Cajun musician buddies playing his Hohner accordion until he met Cajun music legend and accordion player, Sidney Brown. Sidney was building Cajun replicas of the old Sterling and Monarch German-made accordions …

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Junior Dugas

Junior Dugas “I’ve been a musician since the age of 12. At the age of 14 I had a band. I played piano and sang. My little brother, Ricky Dugas played guitar, Brad Guilbeau played drums and Michael Meche played bass. We were the Acadiana Rascals. We were All 12-14 years old. We played in …

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Zydeco Joe

A brief history… Joseph Adam Mouton was born October 25, 1943 and grew up in the rural area near Lafayette, Louisiana. In his younger days of music, he learned from and played with Rockin’ Dopsie’s band. After a twenty year absence from music Zydeco Joe began playing the Zydeco in 1988. His interest was sparked …

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Zydeco Force

A brief history… Zydeco Force is one of the most enduring Zydeco group in the history of this genre. Since the group’s formation in 1988 by founder Robby Robinson, they’ve weathered many storms but their style has remained constant and true. Their sound is distinctly flavored with a traditional sound similar to the founders of …

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Wayne Toups

A brief history… Certainly one of the most exciting musicians to come out of Acadiana is Wayne Toups. From the moment he bursts on-stage with his accordion, Toups is going full blast and the show is only going up from there. In short, Toups will blow your dance socks off. His electrifying stage presence is …

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