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Swamp in the City - A Cajun Music Festival

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Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

315 Columbia Street

Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Swamp in the City is a Cajun music and dance festival that celebrates the traditional music, culture and cuisine of Southwest Louisiana. The 3-day festival takes place May 18th-20th and features over a dozen+ Louisiana dance hall bands, group classes in music and dance, backyard music jams, and down home Cajun/Creole cuisine.

Swamp in the City is thrilled to welcome topnotch talent from Louisiana including Joel Savoy, Wilson Savoy, Jesse Lege and Courtney Granger, plus The Empty Bottle Ramblers, 99 Playboys, C'est Bon Cajun Dance Band, Bayou Brew and Magnolia.

The festival will take place May 18-20 at Jalopy Theatre (Fri/Sun), Threes Brewing (Sat day), and Littlefield NYC (Sat night). Our venues have limited capacity and tickets WILL sell out, so don't wait! Order early!

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The festival schedule is as follows:

FRIDAY - JALOPY THEATRE: 315 Columbia St. (F/G train to Carroll St.)

6-6:30 Cajun Dance Lesson

6:30-7:45 The Empty Bottle Ramblers

8:15-9:45 Jesse Lege & Joel Savoy

10:15-12 Pineleaf Boys

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SATURDAY - 3 LOCATIONS, ALL VERY CLOSE! (map) (D/N/R/W To Union St.)

THREES BREWING: 333 Douglass St.

1-3 99 Playboys

3:30-5 Magnolia

Workshops (upstairs, $20/person, all course fees go directly to instructors)

  • 12 Cajun Accordion with Wilson Savoy
  • 1:15 Cajun fiddle with Joel Savoy
  • 2:30 Cajun song with Courtney Granger
  • 3:45 Rhythm with Bird (rubboard, triangles, shakers welcome)

PARKLIFE: 636 Degraw St. (D/N/R/W To Union St.)

2-5pm Backyard Cajun Jam hosted by Wilson Savoy & Jesse Lege - Bring your instruments!

LITTLEFIELD: 635 Sackett St. (D/N/R/W To Union St.)

5:30 Doors open

5:45 Cajun Dance Lesson

6 C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band

7:30 Honky Tonk with Courtney Granger & Friends

9:15 Jesse Lege & Joel Savoy

11 Pineleaf Boys

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SUNDAY:
JALOPY THEATRE: 315 Columbia St. (F/G train to Carroll St.)

12-2: Backyard Cajun Jam at the Tavern hosted by Jesse Lege - Bring your instruments!

Workshops (upstairs, $20/person, all course fees go directly to instructors)

  • 12 Cajun Fiddle with Courtney Granger
  • 1:15 Cajun guitar with Joe Vidrine

12-1: C’est Bon Cajun Dance Band

1:30 Louisiana Fiddle Showcase (featuring Courtney Granger, Darren Wallace, Joel Savoy & Wilson Savoy)

2:30 Cajun Dance Lesson

3-4 Empty Bottle Ramblers

4:30-5:45 Joel & Wilson Savoy & Friends

6:15-8 Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew

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2018 Ticket Prices

Full Weekend Festival Pass - $85 adv.

Friday: $30 adv.

Saturday: $35 adv.

Sunday: $35 adv.

Workshops: $20/ea

Support The Festival: A donation of $35 or more will get you a Swamp in the City festival t-shirt! Someone will contact you for sizing and shipping info when you place an order.


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