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Clarence's Jun/July/Aug 2008 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 June 2008.

Clarence recommends #1:
9) Fri Jun 27, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band at the UCT Hall on Florida Boulevard 1 block from North Sherwood Forest for the Cajun French Music Association dance. Dance lesson at 7pm. Band from 8pm-10:30pm. Cost $8. Details are located at the CFMA website at www.batonrougecajundance.com

Clarence recommends #2: Zydeco dance lessons with Mike and Liz Humphries on Wednesdays in June 2008 6:30PM - 8PM at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge, no partner needed (225) 636-2442, $10

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

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Clarence's Jun/July/Aug 2008 Baton Rouge Cajun & Zydeco schedule:
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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

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

2) Nightly bands at Boutin's cajun restaurant

3) Cajun language classes on 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at Brunet's Cajun Restaurant from 6:30 - 8pm free

4) The Cajun French Music Association dances have moved to a new location. The American Legion Hall decided to raise the rent to an unacceptable level, so we are now at a different hall. All the new info about the location, new admission price, new frequency of dances and band schedules for the CFMA is located on the Baton Rouge Cajun French Music Association web site at www.batonrougecajundance.com Some of the changes include the admission price going up by $1 so it now costs $8 at the door, dances are now at the UCT hall and not the American Legion Hall, dances are only held 2 Fridays per month.

5) Wed June 25, 2008 6:30PM-8PM Zydeco dance lessons with Mike and Liz Humphries at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (225) 636-2442, $10

6) Fri Jun 27, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band at the UCT Hall on Florida Boulevard 1 block from North Sherwood Forest for the Cajun French Music Association dance. Dance lesson at 7pm. Band from 8pm-10:30pm. Cost $8. Details are located at the CFMA website at www.batonrougecajundance.com

7) Thur July 10, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at the Varsity at the North Gates of LSU www.varsitytheatre.com

8) Fri Jul 11, 2008 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots Cajun Band at the UCT Hall on Florida Boulevard 1 block from North Sherwood Forest for the Cajun French Music Association dance. Dance lesson at 7pm. Band from 8pm-10:30pm. Cost $8. Details are located at the CFMA website at www.batonrougecajundance.com

9) Fri Jul 11, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville raxxbarandgrill.com

10) Sat Jul 19, 2008 The Bluerunners (cajun roots rock) at Chelsea's Cafe www.chelseascafe.com

11) Sat Jul 19, 2008 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville raxxbarandgrill.com

12) Fri Jul 25, 2008 Steve Bing and the Bayou Hot Shots Cajun Band at the UCT Hall on Florida Boulevard 1 block from North Sherwood Forest for the Cajun French Music Association dance. Dance lesson at 7pm. Band from 8pm-10:30pm. Cost $8. Details are located at the CFMA website at www.batonrougecajundance.com

13) Sat July 26, 2008 Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun at Fred's on the River in Port Vincent fredsontheriver.com

14) Fri Aug 1, 2008 Louie and Andre Michot with the Lost Bayou Ramblers Cajun Band at Chelsea's Cafe www.chelseascafe.com

15) Fri Aug 1, 2008 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band at the UCT Hall on Florida Boulevard 1 block from North Sherwood Forest for the Cajun French Music Association dance. Dance lesson at 7pm. Band from 8pm-10:30pm. Cost $8. Details are located at the CFMA website at www.batonrougecajundance.com

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

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Clarence's June/July/Aug 2008 Baton Rouge Cajun & Zydeco schedule:
(Expanded Version)
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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 Cajun email list".

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

The Cajun French Music Association dances have moved to a new location.
The American Legion Hall decided to raise the rent to an unacceptable level, so we are now at a different hall. All the new info about the location, new admission price, new frequency of dances and band schedules for the CFMA is located on the Baton Rouge Cajun French Music Association web site at www.batonrougecajundance.com
Fri Jun 27, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band
Fri Jul 11, 2008 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots Cajun Band
Fri Jul 25, 2008 Steve Bing and the Bayou Hot Shots Cajun Band
Fri Aug 1, 2008 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir
Fri Aug 22, 2008 Don Fontenot et Les Amis De La Louisiane
Fri Sep 05, 2008 Brian Smith and The Breaux Bridge Production
Fri Sep 19, 2008 Jesse Brown and Choupique Cajun Band
Fri Oct 3, 2008 Dustin Ray and Southern Groove Cajun Band
Fri Oct 17, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band - Halloween Dance
Fri Nov 07, 2008 Chris Miller and Bayou Roots Cajun Band
Fri Nov 21, 2008
Fri Dec 05, 2008
Fri Dec 19, 2008 Don Fontenot et Les Amis De La Louisiane - Christmas Dance

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. They air at the following times during 2008:
Thu 6/19 7:00 PM
Sat 6/21 3:00 PM
Wed 6/25 8:00 PM
Wed 6/25 10:00 PM
Thu 6/26 7:00 PM
Sat 6/28 3:00 PM

Boutin's Cajun Restaurant featuring nightly Cajun bands in 2008
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 (Les Freres Michot on 1st Friday of the Month)
Sat --- Lee Benoit cajun band 7pm-10pm


Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown nightclub featuring Cajun, Zydeco and other music style bands at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (225) 636-2442, free for both upstairs and downstairs, no cover charges
There are 2 bars associated with Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's. One is downstairs and the other is upstairs with a great balcony overlooking 3rd Street. Upstairs, on the balcony, the Bourbon Street / French Quarter ambience is always a great place to escape to for a happy hour cocktail, or as an early meeting place for friends and family before the downstairs entertainment begins. Downstairs, B&T Live! looks like the fishing camp of Boudreaux and Thibodeaux...it's a place that everyone can gather. Laid-back, but energetic, the vibe at B&T Live is always fun! www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown
Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's schedule:
Wed June 18th 2008 6:30P-8PM ZYDECO DANCE CLASS with Mike and Liz (nightclub) $10
Thur June 19th 2008 STEVE LEVINE BAND (Classic Rock / Folk) 6pm - 9pm
Fri June 20th 2008 THE COPAS TRIO (Classic Rock / Roots) 6pm - 9pm
Fri June 20th 2008 SUSAN OWENS and TIME WARP (Classic Rock / Blues) 9pm - 1am
Sat June 21st 2008 THE TROUBLE WITH LEFTY (Rock) 9pm - 1am
Wed June 25th 2008 6:30P-8PM ZYDECO DANCE CLASS with Mike and Liz (nightclub) $10
Thur June 26th 2008 JAMES NAPPER (New Rock) 6pm - 9pm
Fri June 27th 2008 THE BAYOU BOYS (Louisiana Roots / Cajun / Rock) 6pm - 9pm
Fri June 27th 2008 THEODORE FUNXTABLE (Funk / Jazz) 9pm - 1am
Sat June 28th 2008 BLAINE ROY (New / Classic Country) 9pm - 1am

Cajun / Zydeco bands at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville (just west of Baton Rouge)
raxxbarandgrill.com
Fri Jul 11, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins
Sat Jul 19, 2008 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns
Fri Aug 8, 2008 Wayne Toups and Zydecajun

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
Sat Jul 19, 2008 The Bluerunners (cajun, roots, rock)
Fri Aug 1, 2008 Louie and Andre Michot with the Lost Bayou Ramblers Cajun Band
Sat Sep 6, 2008 Louie and Andre Michot with the Lost Bayou Ramblers Cajun Band

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
Thur July 10, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins

Cajun / Zydeco bands at Fred's on the River in Port Vincent
fredsontheriver.com
Sat June 21, 2008 Rockin Dopsie Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters
Sat July 26, 2008 Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun

Phil Brady's Bar
is located at 4848 Government St. near N. Foster Dr. and near the Baton Rouge Community College. It has live music and a pool table. (225) 927-3786

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 free lessons 7-7:30 p.m.; band from 8-10:30 p.m.; $8 non-members, $6 members. ABITA SPRINGS DANCE DIRECTIONS: From N.O. - cross Causeway and continue north of 190 to I-12 (approx 4 miles). Turn right (east) towards Slidell. Go approximately 2 miles to Exit 65 (that's LA 59). Turn left (north) on LA 59 about 4 miles and you will be in Abita Springs. Go past red light and the Town Hall is about 2 blocks on left side of street. A large empty lot for parking is across the street. If you are coming from West or East on I-12, get off on LA 59 and go north approx 4 miles to Abita Springs.
June 21, 2008 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band
August 23, 2008 Jesse Brown and the Choupique Cajun Band
September 13, 2008 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band

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.

Roland Doucet's series of Cajun Dance Classes at LSU in 2008
LSU Union Leisure Classes (225) 578-5118 http://appl003.lsu.edu/slas/leisureweb.nsf/index
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Beginning - Session 1: Tuesdays, 2008, June 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15)
Beginning - Session 2: Thursdays, 2008, June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17)
Intermediate - Section 1: none schedule for this summer

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

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 2008
email me if you would like to attend cajun jam sessions in Baton Rouge at clarence@cajunradio.org

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

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

You might also like my other web pages:
Baton Rouge Jobs
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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