Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns
OCT. 4th (8:00pm-11:00pm)
They've become one of the most sought after acts playing along the Gulf Coast. A veteran EMT- Paramedic with Acadian Ambulance, Jamie Bergeron 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. Even the Discovery Channel has featured them and their music on the popular "Great Biker Build Off2" series as well as Food Network and many others. There's no way to really explain why or how, you've just got to experience it for yourself, understand what everybody is talking about down in South Louisiana and before long you to will be saying, "I know dat's right!!"
White Light Cemetery
OCT. 5th (7:30pm-8:30pm)
Heavy rock in the spirit of down and black label society, mixing with Sabbath riffing and Southern warmth. A type of music that can easily be done the wrong way if it lacks heart and skill. That doesn't happen here. White Light Cemetery gives five tracks of great riffs, a powerful vocalist, heavy beauty and warm melodies that balance the southern touches with that slight smoky electric despair that has seemed to match so well.
OCT. 5th (8:45pm-9:45pm)
Large Marge is a hard rock band from Lake Charles, a small city in South Louisiana. The members of the band all came from other local acts that had been regularly playing shows together for a few years. Consisting of bands such as Lake Charles' own legendary swamp metal heavyweights "Choke", psychedelic stoner rock band "Dead end lake", whiskey drenched front porch rockers "2nd Party Program" and the early 70's era crank it to 11er's "Mothership". All coming together from slightly different backgrounds, each member managed to bring a certain spice to the table.
Southern Whiskey Rebellion
OCT. 5th (10:00pm-11:00pm)
An infusion of southern sensibility for harmony and emotive tune, with old school punk attitude and the essence of the swampland. The whole band was born and raised along the bayous of South Louisiana and it definitely shows in their sound. SWRs' live show has left it's mark all along the Gulf Coast scene. They are a must see!
Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames
OCT. 11th (8:00pm-11:00pm)
Former trumpet player in the world-famous Southern University Jaguar Marching Band, Leon Chavis has kick-started his music career as a young accordionist. A luxury seldom considered by veterans in South Louisiana's deep and wide talent pool. Three years and three CDs later, Chavis has fans stretching from Evangeline Parish to Europe.
OCT. 12th (7:00pm-10:00pm)
WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, turned best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer. One of the cornerstone of WWE's meteoric rise in the late 90's, Mick Foley earned his nickname "The Hardcore Legend" for his ability to absorb seemingly inhuman punishment in some of the most dramatic matches in sport-entertainment history. Already a respected veteran for his 11 physically punishing years wrestling under the name Cactus Jack, Foley's career soared to new heights in WWE as "Mankind". Foley is a 3-time WWE Champion and some might say he is best known for his epic and brutal battle with The Undertaker in the 1998 "Hell in a Cell" match.
Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
OCT. 12th (8:00pm-11:00pm)
Grammy award winning artist that offers intense,high energy, party music. For the past twenty one years, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band has traveled nationally and internationally bringing style of swamp funky zydeco party music to the world. Louisiana natives that carry out the true bayou sounds from Southwest Louisiana
Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band
OCT. 18th (9:00pm-11:30pm)
Keith Frank literally has zydeco flowing through his blood. The oldest son of a family that can trace it's musical lineage back to the 1860s', the fact that he would come to lead his own band should be no surprise. His special brand of Zydeco, fusing with the traditional sounds of his predecessors, with the contemporary music of R&B, soul, reggae and even rap and hip-hop has helped define the genre for over two decades and is still blazing a path forward. Keith Frank lives up to the title... The Zydeco Boss!
OCT. 19th (7:00pm-10:00pm)
American former child actor, Butch Patrick, was born August 2, 1953 in Los Angeles, California. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eight, Patrick is perhaps best known for his role as, Eddie Munster, on the original CBS television series "The Munsters".
Connie G. as Tina Turner
Oct. 19th (8:00pm-10:00pm)
Connie Garrett, Power House of the South will blow any audience away! She brings 26 years of professional singing, performing and showmanshipto the stage. She performs with a live band and as a solo artist. Audiences emerge from their seats and onto their feet when she hits the stage, both if performing as herself (the Creole Soul Sista) or as the famous "Tina Turner"
Jason and the Kruegers
OCT. 25th (9:30pm-11:00pm)
These guys can rock a stage to it's core with plenty of horror and punk/thrash metal!
OCT. 26th (8:00pm-9:00pm)
Dirty rock'n'roll that hits punk speed and riff age to metal into the sludge realm. It's alive!
OCT. 26th (9:30pm-10:30pm)
Simply stated... Cool as the other side of the pillow!
OCT. 31st (6:30pm-9:30pm)
From the Swamp PeopleTM television series. A cajun who takes great pride in his family's long history in Pierre Parte, Louisiana. Troy Landry has spent the last three decades earning his reputation as King of the Swamp.
Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins
OCT. 31st (8:30pm-10:30pm)
Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins have had several songs receive quite a bit of airplay throughout Louisiana including; "Bar-be-que and drink a few", "Vibrator", "Zydeco Train" and "Booty Call". So many great songs combining so many different types of music into one band on one stage, this is one show you won't want to miss.
NOV. 1st (8:00pm-11:00pm)
Grammy award winner for Best Regional Roots music album, this man needs no introduction. Born October 2, 1958 into a family of rice farmers in Crowley, Louisiana Wayne Toups first picked up an accordion when he was thirteen years old and quickly began winning local accordion contests. Toups has combined cajun music, zydeco, r&b and rock into a genre he calls "Zydecajun". He sings in both English and French with many top ranking songs like "Take my hand", "Johnny can't dance" and "Going back to big mamou". Besides playing his own music, Toups has been featured playing the accordion on singles for many country music stars. He has played with Sammy Kershaw, George Jones, Mark Will, Garth Brooks and Ty England.