BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - There's a new blues festival coming this year. Chairwoman Malinda White says that the Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival will take place Sept. 29 in Cassidy Park. Its first fundraiser will be Feb. 17, the day before the city's carnival parade. White says blues organizations, musicians... more »
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Blues singer Etta James is in a Southern California hospital with a potentially deadly infection. Her son, Sametto James, tells the Riverside Press-Enterprise that his mother was admitted to an undisclosed hospital earlier this week for treatment of sepsis caused by a urinary tract infection. Sepsis... more »
The 2nd Annual Danielle's Rhythm and Blues and Auction will be this weekend, Sunday, October 3rd, at Pat's Atchafalaya Club in Henderson. Admission is $20 and all net proceeds benefiting St. Jude. Children's Research Hospital. The event will be from 2pm till 9pm. There will be plenty of food and... more »
The "winter blues" is a phrase usually unheard of in south Louisiana, but this year's freezing temperatures, streaks of gloomy days and general wet season have brought many people down.
This winter season has brought the roughest weather Acadiana has seen in a long time, and it has made... more »
Lafayette, La.- Downtown Alive! (DTA!) has rescheduled Nik-L Beer, one of Acadiana's favorite party bands, on December 4, 2009 in Parc Sans Souci.
For more than 30 years, Nik-L Beer has been delighting audiences across Louisiana. Drawing on diverse musical experiences, this 8 piece band will belt out Golden... more »
David Egan has been writing and singing the blues for most of his fifty five years. Egan grew up in a musical household but it wasn't until he was 19 that he made the decision to make it his profession. Since then the Shreveport native has been all over the... more »
Lafayette, La.- Three major events bring the sounds of Zydeco, Blues and Latino music to downtown celebrating cultural traditions and community spirit, this week in Parc International.
Zydeco greats, Geno Delafose, Krossfyre and Keith Frank perform at Acadiana Coup de Main on Thursday, October 1. This event is hosted... more »