2009 Dewey Balfa Cajun & Creole Heritage Week
DANCE BAND SCHEDULE:
Friday, April 17, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- Balfa Toujours
Saturday, April 18 -- Roots Heritage Day Festival: Noon - Opening Ceremonies; 12:30-2 p.m. - Jonno Frishberg & Bayou Deville; 2:30-4 p.m. - Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys; 4:30-6 p.m. - Bonsoir, Catin; 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble; 9-11 p.m. - The Red Stick Ramblers
Sunday, April 19 -- Roots Family Day Festival: Noon - Catholic Mass in French; 1:30-3 p.m. - Renaissance Cadienne; 3:30-5 p.m. - Corey "Lil' Pop" Ledet & His Zydeco Band; 5:30-7 p.m. - Bombes2Bal; 7:30-10:30 p.m. - Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys
Monday, April 20, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
Tuesday, April 21, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
Wednesday, April 22, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- T-Salé with special guests
Thursday, April 23, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- The Savoy Family Band with Drew Simon
Admission to our nightly dances is just $5; our Saturday festival is $7; and our Sunday festival is $5. And as always, members of Friends of Louisiana Folk Roots get in for free to our nightly dances and festival days!
Reel de Joie Memorial Jam at The Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, Sunday, March 29, 2009:
Here's the schedule for the Reel de Joie Memorial Jam for Dave Gallwey, who passed away on March 22:
2-2:30p.m. - friends can share memories of Dave Jam times (approximate) and leaders: 2:30-3:30 p.m. -- Ray Abshire, Christine Balfa, Jane Vidrine; 3:30-5 p.m. -- Joel Breaux, Yvette Landry, Kristi Guillory, Michael Tucker; 5-6 p.m. -- Steve Riley and David Greely
Dave was with us for almost every DBCCHW, and, along with many of his friends, we're making plans now to remember him at this year's event and well into the future.