The Third Annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

Jun 13–14, 2009
11am - 7pm Each Day
The French Market
1008 N. Peters St
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Admission: Free

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The third annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival is presented in partnership with The Great French Market's Creole Tomato Festival and Louisiana Seafood Festival. The three free events combine to make one New Orleans "Vieux To Do."

Two stages will feature the best of southwest Louisiana dance music, including the Grammy-award winning BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Rosie Ledet, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, the Pine Leaf Boys and many others.

Stage Locations: The French Market stage is located at the intersection of French Market Place and Barracks Street — adjacent to the French Market’s flea market, and just outside the rear gates of the Old U.S. Mint. The Dumaine Street stage is located at the end of Dumaine Street in Dutch Alley (between Decatur Street and the Mississippi River flood wall).

ALSO: Zachary Richard and his band will perform Saturday, June 13, from 6p.m. to 9p.m., as part of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Down By the Riverside concert series. This free event takes place at the Capital One Pavilion in Woldenberg Riverfont Park in the French Quarter. Piranah Swing (formerly VaVaVoom) will open the show.

2009 Performance Schedule:

Performer French Market Stage (time) Dumaine Street Stage (time)
Guyland Leday   11:30am - 1pm
Jonno 11:00am - 12:15pm  
Les Freres Michot   1:30pm - 3pm
Creole Zydeco Farmers 12:30pm - 1:30pm  
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys   3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bruce Daigrepont 2pm - 3:30pm  
Li’l Nathan and the Zydeco Big Tymers   5pm - 6:30pm
Beausoleil 4pm - 5:15pm  
Rosie Ledet 5:30pm - 7pm  
Performer French Market Stage (time) Dumaine Street Stage (time)
Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys   11:30am - 1pm
JJ & the Zydeco Dog Pound 11:00am - 12:00pm  
Li’l Malcolm and the House Rockers   1:30pm - 3pm
Amanda Shaw 12:15pm - 1:15pm  
Sunpie & the La. Sunspots   3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pine Leaf Boys 1:30pm - 3pm  
Lost Bayou Ramblers   5pm - 6:30pm
Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames 3:30pm - 4:30pm  
Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience 5pm - 6:30pm  

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The Third Annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors:

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.