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Northern Fried Cajun Music in New York City
Come on out for a taste of “Northern fried" Cajun music with members of the Catahoula Cajun Band and guest fiddler, Tim Kness!
By: Deborah Monlux
Cajun music is one of America’s precious cultural resources and here in Brooklyn, NY, it
is a rare occurrence. The songs played by Cajun musicians today were handed down from generation to generation. It is a tradition in this music for musician to add their own personal technique and individuality to the song, performing and making it uniquely their own.
Tim Kness of Boston's Empty Bottle Ramblers join Maggie Hoffee and Julie Winterbottom will be rockin’ the lounge at Dixon Place with music of Southwest Louisiana, upbeat, danceable roots music that includes spirited two-steps and beautifully heartwarming, bittersweet waltzes that express the unique culture of the Cajun people opportunity to hear this style of music which is gaining popularity around the country, around the world and here in the New York area!
Dixon Place NYC is at 161A Chrystie St between Rivington and Delancey, NY, NY. Show begins at 9:30PM.
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Bayou n’ Brooklyn promotes the infusion of Cajun Creole and Zydeco music scene in New York, bringing a gumbo pot of dancehall bands, community jams, Louisiana Blues and Cajun workshops, and of course, good eats to the New York area. Second Annual Bayou n' Brooklyn Festival is May 11-13 2012.