Picnic Under the Trees: Lagniappe: An Evening of Zydeco Music
Friday, May 31, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Lagniappe, pronounced “Lanyap”, Cajun French for “a little something extra” is the area’s only traditional Cajun – Zydeco band featuring hot Cajun two-steps, waltzes, New-Orleans traditional jazz, blues, western swing and American roots with a twist of Eastern European Gypsy music! The band features Chico Converse on fiddles, saxophones & vocals; Dick Franz on accordion & bass; Yvan Verbesselt on drums & percussion including the Cajun triangle (‘ti-fer) & Zydeco wash board (frottoir); John Mooter on keyboard, trombone, cornet & slide trumpet; Raiford Faircloth on guitars, banjo & vocals; and Laura Sabo on bass & clarinet.
This event will take place at Oxmoor Farm. There is a charge for admission: Members $10 in advance/$15 day of; Non-members $15 in advance/$20 day of. Children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge. Gates open at 6:00, with the music beginning at 6:30. We welcome you to bring your own picnic, games, and blanket for a festive evening under the trees.
Reservations are suggested.
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