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Clarence's 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 August 2008.

Clarence recommends #1:
Fri August 8, 2008 9pm-1am Nightclub: JOE HALL CREOLE CAJUN BAND at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (no cover)

Clarence recommends #2:
Wed Aug 20, 2008 Zydeco Dance Classes taught by Mike and Liz Humphries. This will be a 6 week structured class at Zeeland Street Market. 2031 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, 70808 at the corner of Zeeland and Perkins This is between the Perkins Road Overpass(2 blocks) and City Park Blvd(7~9 blocks), across from Perks Coffee House. Call Liz or Mike 225-791-8583 or email mike@ceezees.com or see their website at www.ceezees.com

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 Aug/Sept 2008 Baton Rouge Cajun & Zydeco schedule:
(Brief Summary Version)
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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) Nightly bands at Boutin's cajun restaurant

2) Cajun language classes on 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at Brunet's Cajun Restaurant from 6:30 - 8pm free www.brunetscajunrestaurant.com 135 South Flannery Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225-272-6226

3) Fri August 8, 2008 9pm-1am Nightclub: JOE HALL CREOLE CAJUN BAND at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (no cover)

4) Fri Aug 8, 2008 Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville raxxbarandgrill.com

5) Sat Aug 9, 2008 6pm til 10pm Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band at the Pennington Balloon Championship in Baton RougePennington Biomedical Research Center and Perkins Rd Community Park, Perkins Rd and Kenilworth Parkway, www.laballooning.com

6) Fri Aug 15 2008 Fri 6pm-9pm Balcony: THE ZYDECO DIVAS (Zydeco / R&B) band at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (no cover)

7) Fri Aug 15 2008 9pm-1am Nightclub: DIKKI DU and THE ZYDECO KREWE (Zydeco) band at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's downtown www.myspace.com/boudreauxdowntown at 214 Third St. in Downtown Baton Rouge (no cover)

8) Sat Aug 16 RUDY RICHARD BLUES N ZYDECO BAND at The M Bar located in downtown Baton Rouge at 350 Third Street Baton Rouge, La. 70801. It is an upscale Martini Bar. www.thembarbr.com (225) 381-7784

9) Wed Aug 20, 2008 Zydeco Dance Classes taught by Mike and Liz Humphries. This will be a 6 week structured class at Zeeland Street Market. 2031 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, 70808 at the corner of Zeeland and Perkins This is between the Perkins Road Overpass(2 blocks) and City Park Blvd(7~9 blocks), across from Perks Coffee House. Call Liz or Mike 225-791-8583 or email mike@ceezees.com or see their website at www.ceezees.com

10) Fri Aug 22, 2008 Don Fontenot et Les Amis De La Louisiane 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

11) Sat Aug 23, 2008 Abita Springs monthly cajun dances (on the Northshore of Lake Pontchatrain, north of New Orleans) featuring Jesse Brown and the Choupique Cajun Band
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.

12) Wed Aug 27, 2008 Zydeco Dance Classes taught by Mike and Liz Humphries. This will be a 6 week structured class at Zeeland Street Market. 2031 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, 70808 at the corner of Zeeland and Perkins This is between the Perkins Road Overpass(2 blocks) and City Park Blvd(7~9 blocks), across from Perks Coffee House. Call Liz or Mike 225-791-8583 or email mike@ceezees.com or see their website at www.ceezees.com

13) Sat August 30, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at Walk-Ons

14) Sat August 30, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band at Brunets Cajun Restaurant www.brunetscajunrestaurant.com 135 South Flannery Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225-272-6226

15) Sat August 30, 2008 Steve Bing and the Bayou Hot Shots Cajun Band 11am to 3pm at Whole Foods Market, 7529 Corporate Blvd. Free

16) Sun Aug 31, 2008 DAMON TROY and PARTYTIME (Cajun/Swamp Pop) at Couzan's nightclub of Port Allen (just west of Baton Rouge) This is a new nightclub currently only open on Sunday afternoons. DIRECTIONS: Couzan's is on the East side of Hwy 415 in Port Allen, about 1 and a half miles North of Interstate 10. The LA Hwy 415, or "Lobdell" Exit is the second Port Allen Exit off of Interstate 10 from the big "New" bridge over the Mississippi River coming from Baton Rouge. From the West on I-10, say from Lafayette, it is the first Port Allen exit. Look for the big "Red Pig" Bergeron's Boudin sign on the interstate and get off as soon as you see the pig! Couzans is a large new building attached to the Bergeron's Boudin and Cajun Meats building. www.couzans.com

17) Wed Sept 3, 2008 Savoir Faire Cajun Band at Brunets Cajun Restaurant www.brunetscajunrestaurant.com 135 South Flannery Road Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225-272-6226

18) Fri Sept 5, 2008 Brian Smith and The Breaux Bridge Production 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

19) Sat Sept 6, 2008 10pm Lost Bayou Ramblers Cajun Band with Andre Michot (Lap Steel/Accordian), Louis Michot (Fiddle/Vocals), Chris Courville (Drums), Cavan Carruth (Guitar/Vocals), Alan LaFleur (Upright Bass) at Chelsea's Cafe www.chelseascafe.com

20) Sat Sep 13, 2008 Abita Springs monthly cajun dances (on the Northshore of Lake Pontchatrain, north of New Orleans) featuring Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band
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.

21) Sat Sep 13, 2008 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville raxxbarandgrill.com

22) Fri Sep 19, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at the Varsity Theatre www.varsitytheatre.com

23) Sat Sept 20, 2008 10pm Pine Leaf Boys Cajun Band at Chelsea's Cafe www.chelseascafe.com

24) Fri Sep 26, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville raxxbarandgrill.com

25) Sat Oct 4, 2008 10pm Feufollet Cajun Band with Cedric Watson at Chelsea's Cafe www.chelseascafe.com

26) 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 Aug/Sept 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 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 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun band
Fri Dec 05, 2008 Kyle Huval and Dixie Club Ramblers
Fri Dec 19, 2008 Don Fontenot et Les Amis De La Louisiane - Christmas Dance

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
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
2008 Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's schedule:
Aug 7 2008 Thu 9pm Balcony: RON ETHRIDGE (Rock / Country)
Aug 8 2008 Fri 6pm-9pm Balcony: JERAD PERCK (Country)
Aug 8 2008 Fri 9pm-1am Nightclub: JOE HALL CREOLE CAJUN BAND
Aug 9 2008 Sat 9pm-1am Nightclub: ELVIN KILLERBEE BAND (Rockin' Blues)
Aug 14 2008 Thu 9pm-12am SWEET ROOT Acoustic (Country Rock)
Aug 15 2008 Fri 6pm-9pm Balcony: THE ZYDECO DIVAS (Zydeco / R&B)
Aug 15 2008 Fri 9pm-1am Nightclub: DIKKI DU & THE ZYDECO KREWE (Zydeco)
Aug 16 2008 Sat 9pm-1am Nightclub: THE ANTEEKS (New Rock)
Aug 21 2008 Thu 9pm-12am Balcony: CHASE TYLER Acoustic (Country)
Aug 22 2008 Fri 6pm-9pm Balcony: MARCUS ELIZONDO (Southern Rock)
Aug 22 2008 Fri 9pm-1am Nightclub: SWEET ROOT (Country Rock)
Aug 23 2008 Sat 9pm-1am Nightclub: TRIBAL BUTTERFLY (New / Classic / Original Rock)
Aug 28 2008 Thu 9pm-12am Balcony: MARTY CHRISTIAN (Blues / Roots)
Aug 29 2008 Fri 6pm-9pm Balcony: JORDAN EARLES (New Rock)
Aug 29 2008 Fri 9pm-1am Nightclub: DREW ZAUNBRECHER BAND (Rocking Blues / Southern Rock)
Aug 30 2008 Sat 9pm-1am Nightclub: JOSH GARRETT and THE BOTTOMLINE (BLues / Funk)

The M Bar is located in downtown Baton Rouge at 350 Third Street
Baton Rouge, La. 70801. It is an upscale Martini Bar.
www.thembarbr.com (225) 381-7784
2008 M Bar Schedule:
Aug 2 Sat Wendell Woods Band(Soul, R and B)
Aug 9 Sat Steady Playas with Ernest Scott (old school R and B)
Aug 16 RUDY RICHARD BLUES N ZYDECO BAND (Blues/Zydeco)
Aug 23 Sat Mixed Company (old school R and B)

Cajun / Zydeco bands at Couzan's nightclub of Port Allen (just west of Baton Rouge) This is a new nightclub currently only open on Sunday afternoons. DIRECTIONS: Couzan's is on the East side of Hwy 415 in Port Allen, about 1 and a half miles North of Interstate 10. The LA Hwy 415, or "Lobdell" Exit is the second Port Allen Exit off of Interstate 10 from the big "New" bridge over the Mississippi River coming from Baton Rouge. From the West on I-10, say from Lafayette, it is the first Port Allen exit. Look for the big "Red Pig" Bergeron's Boudin sign on the interstate and get off as soon as you see the pig! Couzans is a large new building attached to the Bergeron's Boudin and Cajun Meats building.
www.couzans.com
2008 Couzan's Sundays Schedule - Doors open at 2pm, Bands 4-8pm:
Sun Aug 3 KENNY CORNETT and KILLIN' TIME (Swamp Pop)
Sun Aug 10 KANE GLAZE and THE COUZAN BAND (Swamp Pop)
Sun Aug 17 RYAN FORET and FORET TRADITION (Swamp Pop)
Sun Aug 24 VAN BROUSSARD and THE BAYOU BOOGIE BAND (Swamp Pop)
Sun Aug 31 DAMON TROY and PARTYTIME (Cajun/Swamp Pop)

Cajun / Zydeco bands at RAXX Sports Bar in Erwinville (just west of Baton Rouge)
raxxbarandgrill.com
Fri Aug 8, 2008 Wayne Toups and Zydecajun
Sat Sep 13, 2008 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns
Fri Sep 26, 2008 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. Shows generally start ~ 10pm www.chelseascafe.com (225) 387-3679
Sat Sep 6, 2008 Lost Bayou Ramblers Cajun Band with Andre Michot (Lap Steel/Accordian), Louis Michot (Fiddle/Vocals), Chris Courville (Drums), Cavan Carruth (Guitar/Vocals), Alan LaFleur (Upright Bass)
Sat Sep 20, 2008 Pine Leaf Boys Cajun Band
Sat Oct 4, 2008 Feufollet Cajun Band with Cedric Watson (cajun)

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
Fri Sept 19, 2008 Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins

Cajun / Zydeco bands at Fred's on the River in Port Vincent
fredsontheriver.com
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.
Aug 23, 2008 Jesse Brown and the Choupique Cajun Band
Sep 13, 2008 Rodney Thibodeaux and Tout Les Soir Cajun Band
Oct 25, 2008 Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
Nov 22, 2008 Jonno with the Bayou De Ville Cajun Band
Dec 6, 2008 Lee Benoit Cajun Band

Zydeco Dance Classes by Mike and Liz in 2008
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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