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Clarence's October/November 2007 Baton Rouge Cajun & Zydeco schedule

Hi, this is Clarence the Cajun DJ in Baton Rouge and www.cajunradio.org
Here is the latest schedule of Cajun and Zydeco Activities in Baton Rouge starting with October 2007. Enjoy! :)

To receive this schedule by email
send an email to me at clarence@cajunradio.org with the subject saying "Clarence's email list".

Highlights / Brief Summary: (details further down)

1) Fridays in Ocotober/November, complete schedule of the Friday night CFMA cajun dances 2007

2) Cajun bands on television in Baton Rouge on Cox TV Channel 4. See the schedule further down this page.

3) Nightly bands at Boutin's cajun restaurant

4) Schedule of free outdoor downtown Baton Rouge concert series called Live After Five

5) Fri Oct 19, 2007 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots at the public Friday night dance sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association

6) Fri Oct 26, 2007 Paul Daigle, Dennis Boudreaux and Savoir Faire cajun band at the public Friday night dance sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association

7) Fri Oct 26, Tout Les Soir Cajun band at the BREC Halloween Party, Forest Park on Harrell's Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA

8) Fri, Oct 26, 2007 (Zydeco) Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys at St. Francis Xavier School Hall

9) Fri Nov 2, 2007 Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys at the public Friday night dance sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association

10) Sat Nov 3, 2007 Geno Delafose Zydeco band at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville

11) Sun Nov 4, 2007 Cajun and Zydeco bands at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair

12) Thur Nov 15, 2007 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at the Varsity

13) Fri Nov 23, 2007 Red Stick Ramblers - Cajun influenced western swing at Chelsea's 10pm

14) Fri, Sat Cajun/Zydeco/Swamp Pop bands at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's night club downtown Baton Rouge

15) Cajun Music Lessons - Cajun accordion, fiddle, and guitar lessons. All levels. Loaner instruments available. Call Steve Bing 225-246-2167

Clarence's October/November 2007 Baton Rouge Cajun & Zydeco schedule:

This is located at www.cajunradio.org/batonrougecajunzydeco.html

Please forward this schedule
to any email lists that you have and feel free to post this schedule on any websites that you wish. Any publicity that you can provide means more people at the dances. :) Clarence

To receive this schedule by email
send an email to me at clarence@cajunradio.org with the subject saying "Clarence's email list".

Please listen to Clarence's Cajun radio program in Baton Rouge.
Saturdays 7pm-8pm on WBRH 90.3 FM

Clarence recommends: Public Cajun Dances on Fridays starting with September 2007 at the American Legion Hall in Baton Rouge
These dances are sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association and are open to the public. They are held at the American Legion Hall that is located at 151 South Woodale Blvd which is behind Pier One and the Shell gas station on Florida Blvd. Awesome place! Great wood dance floor! These dances are open to the public and everyone including singles, couples, college students, tourists, children, and grandparents are invited to the CFMA Cajun dance. Cajun Dance lessons at 7pm, band from 8pm-10:30pm $7. Also, the CFMA has an organizational meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm at the American Legion Hall at 151 South Woodale Blvd.
10/19/07 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots
10/26/07 Paul Daigle, Dennis Boudreaux and Savoir Faire cajun band
11/02/07 Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
11/09/07 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots
11/16/07 Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys
11/23/07 no dance tonight
11/30/07 T-Sale Cajun Band w/ Jean-Jacques and Louie Aucoin
12/07/07 Geno Delafose and French Rocking Boogie
12/14/07 Don Fontenot and Les Amis De La Louisiane cajun band (Christmas dance)
12/21/07 no dance tonight
12/28/07 no dance tonight
01/04/08 Jesse Brown and the Choupique Reunion
01/11/08 Kyle Huval and Louisiana Flavor

Free Cajun Dance Classes on Friday nights at the American Legion Hall in 2007
Cajun dance classes are held from 7pm-8pm at the American Legion Hall on Wooddale Blvd on the Friday nights that the Cajun French Music Association has dances. Free dance lessons with your regular $7 admission to the dance that goes from 8pm-10:30pm. See the schedule above for the Cajun French Music Association's American Legion hall dances.

Friday, October 26, 2007 (Zydeco) Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys at St. Francis Xavier School Hall
Friday, October 26, 2007 (Zydeco) Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys at St. Francis Xavier School Hall at 1150 South 12th Street (downtown Baton Rouge). Dance lessons at 8:30 p.m., band from 9pm-1am. Parking on Julia St and Myrtle St. $15 admission, food and drinks sold. For more info contact Shelia at (225) 315- 4858 or Betty at (225) 355-7914.

Cajun bands on television in Baton Rouge on Cox TV channel 4
There is now a TV show that airs in Baton Rouge that features various cajun bands performing at Randol's Cajun restaurant in Lafayette. The TV program is called "Allons Dancer!". It is on Cox Cable Channel 4 in Baton Rouge. Shows last 30 minutes. It airs at the following times:
Sat October 20 at 3:00PM and 10:00PM
Wed October 24 at 10:00PM
Thu October 25 at 7:00PM
Sat October 27 at 3:00PM and 10:00PM
Wed October 31 at 10:00PM
Thu November 1 at 7:00PM
Sat November 3 at 3:00PM and 10:00PM

Roland Doucet's series of Cajun Dance Classes at LSU in 2007
LSU Union Leisure Classes (225) 578-5118 website
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Beginning - Session 2: Tuesdays, 2007, October 2, 9, 23, 25, 30
Intermediate - Section 1: Tuesdays, 2007, November 6, 13, 20 27)

Nightly Cajun bands at Boutin's Cajun Restaurant in 2007
is located at 8322 Bluebonnet Blvd, B.R., La. 70810. (225) 819-9862 www.boutins.com
Boutin's restaurant has Cajun bands and a small dance floor. It is located in the former Mulate's building of Baton Rouge. The back deck opens to a really neat view of Bluebonnet Swamp where you can feed the fish and turtles.
Directions: From the I-10 / I-12 split in Baton, take I-10 to the Bluebonnet exit. Take a right onto Bluebonnet head west toward the Mississippi River. Boutin's is exactly 1.5 miles from the interstate and just a few blocks past the Jimmy Swaggart complex.
Mon --- Al Berard and friends cajun band 7pm-9pm
Tue --- Al Berard and friends cajun band 7pm-9pm
Wed --- Al Berard and Friends cajun band 7pm-9pm
Thu --- Jay Cormier and the Cajun Country 7pm-10pm
Fri --- cajun bands rotate 7pm-10pm
Sat --- Lee Benoit cajun band 7pm-10pm

Sunday Nov 4, 2007 Cajun and Zydeco bands at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Located on Airline Hwy (US Hwy 61), 7 miles South of I-12
http://www.gbrsf.com/
Sunday Nov 4, 2007
2:30 Same Ol' 2 Step Band (Zydeco)
4:00 Kyle Huval and Louisiana Flavor Band (Cajun)
5:30 Same Ol' 2 Step Band (Zydeco)
4:00 Kyle Huval and Louisiana Flavor Band (Cajun)

Cajun / Zydeco / Swamp Pop Bands at the "Boudreaux & Thibodeaux" nightclub at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (225) 636-2442
This is new club downtown that usually has Mel Chavis playing zydeco music on Friday's during the early evening and either cajun or Swamp Pop band later in the night on Friday or Saturday nights. It is usually listed in the Fun Section of the Advocate newspaper. If anyone has a contact that can email me the band schedule, I would appreciate it. I would like to include the schedule here. :) clarence@cajunradio.org

Cajun / Zydeco bands at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville (just west of Baton Rouge)
http://raxxbarandgrill.com/
Sat Nov 3, 2007 Geno Delafose Zydeco band
Sat Nov 17, 2007 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin Cajuns
Fri Nov 30, 2007 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins

Cajun / Zydeco bands at Chelsea's Cafe near the Perkins Road Overpass
Chelsea's Cafe is located at 2857 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. www.chelseascafe.com (225) 387-3679
Fri Nov 23, 2007 Red Stick Ramblers - Cajun influenced western swing

Cajun / Zydeco bands at the Varsity at the North Gates of LSU
Varsity Theatre bar is located just outside the North gates of LSU at 3553 Highland Rd. www.varsitytheatre.com
Thursday November 15, 2007 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins

Abita Springs monthly cajun dances (on the Northshore of Lake Pontchatrain, north of New Orleans)
The Northshore Cajun Dancers holds a cajun dance once a month at the Abita Springs Town Hall. $6 for members and $8 for non members. Membership is $10 a year and entitles member to the reduced dance fee and free Christmas dance which includes free food. Free dance lessons from 7pm to 7:30pm and the band plays from 8pm to 11pm.
Oct 27 Feufolett
Nov 24 TBA
Dec 8 Bruce Daigrepont

Zydeco Dance Classes by Mike and Liz in 2007
Mike and Liz teach the zydeco style of dancing. For more info, contact www.ceezees.com or Call 225-791-8583 for more information. If No Answer- 225-610-8097 cell.

Baton Rouge's Cajun and Zydeco Radio Shows:
Sat 7pm-8pm wbrh 90.3 FM (Cajun) Clarence's show
Sat 5am-7am wypy 100.7 FM (Cajun) Roland's show
Sat 8am-12noon kkay 1590 AM (Cajun) Nonc Charles' show (signal only reaches South Baton Rouge)

Cajun Music Lessons - Cajun accordion, fiddle, and guitar lessons.
Taught by cajun musician Steve Bing. All levels. Loaner instruments available. Call Steve Bing 225-246-2167

Cajun Musician practice jam sessions in Baton Rouge in 2007
email me if you would like to attend cajun jam sessions in Baton Rouge at clarence@cajunradio.org

Free outdoor downtown Baton Rouge concert series called Live After Five
Friday, Oct 19, 2007 Geno Delofose and French Rockin' Boogie with guess Terry of Terry and the Bad Boys (zydeco)
Friday, Oct 26, 2007 Hip Boot Joe (Country Rock)

Please listen to Clarence's Cajun radio program Saturdays 7pm-8pm on WBRH 90.3 FM.
in Baton Rouge. Clarence needs your help - read a message from Clarence here.

To receive this schedule by email
send an email to me at clarence@cajunradio.org with the subject saying "Clarence's Baton Rouge email list".

You might also like my other web pages:
Baton Rouge Bars
Baton Rouge Restaurants - Downtown area
Downtown Baton Rouge Events
Baton Rouge Restaurants - Metropolitan area
Baton Rouge Restaurants - Clarence's reviews
Baton Rouge Restaurants - Sushi Bars
Baton Rouge Comedy Clubs
Baton Rouge Movie Theaters
Baton Rouge IMAX Theater and Planetarium

These are all non-profit hobbies of mine so I hope you enjoy them! Merci, clarence@cajunradio.org
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