HomeEvents CalendarClubs & VenuesDance groupsBand LinksRadio & Fun Stuff

Cajun & Zydeco in St Louis

2019 Concert/Dances at Focal Point
2720 Sutton, Maplewood, MO
for more info on dances (314) 822-0310
click here for directions to
Focal Point & the Maya Cafe


**Sunday June 30, 2019**
Spring Cajun Dance at Focal Point

with Southside Creole Playboys
dance lesson 1:45pm, music 2:30-4:30pm,
$10 admission

*See "Day Trips & Beyond" below for Cajun Events & Festivals out of town

*Friday May 31 & Saturday June 1 2019*
Cajun Festival at Pheasant Hollow Winery, Whittington, IL
featuring bands from Illinois & Louisiana!
(see Day Trips Below)

Southside Creole Playboys

Southside Creole Playboys
Tom Martin, Thayne Bradford, Steve Bauer, Ron Sykes (percussion)
contact Tom at 314 971-4210

Boudin Brothers Zydeco

Boudin Bros


link to listen on line to
Howzit Bayou
4:00-7:00pm Tuesdays,
on KDHX 88.1fm
St Louis community radio


Or got an envie for some Cajun food? Check outThe Kitchen Sink opening soon in the DeBaliviere neighborhood.
Play that Chanky-Chank so we can dance!

T-Wayne avec les Swamptones - Cajun dance band veterans
Les "Jellyroll" Lewis,guest artist Dennis "McGee" Stroughmatt, Thayne "T-Wayne" Bradford, Country Bob Breidenbach (back row) Vinnie "DuBois" Corkery, Rusty Parker, Gary "Chubby" Hunt
This was our first band that got Cajun dancing on the map in St. Louis.

Coming to St Louis Area
Friday June 28, 2019
Creole Stomp
Washington, MO Cajun Fest

Farmers Market pavilion,
317 W. Main St, Washington, MO

Soulard Mardi Gras
go to the link for
2019 Events!
Get you ready !
Day Trips & Beyond
March 29-31, 2019
Folklore Village
Cajun music & dance weekend
Dodgeville, WI
TBA from Louisiana, plus Midwestern Cajun artists
a lovely intimate setting for a weekend retreat with good food, friends, dancing & music
last weekend of April 2019

Festival International
Lafayette, LA
stages in the downtown area feature music from Cajun country & French speaking countries
May 5-10, 2019

Louisiana Folk Roots

Lafayette, LA

Balfa Week - learn Cajun music, language & culture from master artists
Dewey Balfa week
May 31-June 1, 2019
Pheasant Hollow Winery's
Cajun Festival!
Whittenberg, IL near Rend Lake
Creole Stomp,
Forest Huval Band,
Sarah Jayde Williams & the Sharecroppers,
Ward Lormand & the Has Beans
additional info
Dennis Stroughmatt & Hadley Castille
July 2019?
Cajun Concert at Stone Hill Winery, 1:00-5:00pm
Swampweed Cajun Dance Hall Band - dancing, food & drink for sale - free admission!
swampweed Cajun band
August, 2019
31st annual
Le Cajun French Music Assn Awards

Rayne Civic Ctr, Rayne, LA

see link for 2018 winners
French Speaking Awards & CFMA Chapter Awards at La Pousierre Thursday,
Le Cajun Awards Friday, live music & dancing Saturday at Rayne Civic Ctr
Labor Day weekend
SW Louisiana Zydeco Festival
Opelousas, LA
CFMA awards
September 21-22, 2019
Festus MO Parks
Traditional Music Festival

West City Park
Festus, MO

George Portz & Friends of Bluegrass,
guests TBA
see link for schedules
see link on George Portz' site for artists
Sunday October 6, 2019
annual Fete de L'Automne
Hwy 21 & CC, Fertile, MO
L'Esprit Creole 11:00am-5:00pm
celebrate the French heritage of Old Mines, MO
Dennis Stroughmatt
October 11 - 13, 2019

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles
Girard Park
Lafayette, LA

the ultimate traditional Cajun music festival - free
listen live at KRVS Radio Acadie

Festivals Acadiens
October 2019
South Louisiana Blackpot Festival & Cookoff
Cajun, old time, blues & country
Vermillionville, Lafayette, LA
Preston & Keith Frank, Savoy Family Band, Pine Leaf Boys, The Revelers, - see link for more
October 24-26, 2019
Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival
Urbana, IL
Old Time/contra dance, Swing, Country, Folk, Hispanic, Celtic, Blues - see link for more
see link for schedule
November 24, 2019
Cajun dance with Ehren Oncken & Swampweed
bring non-perishable food items to benefit for Hermann Community Food Pantry
Stone Hill Winery Pavilion
Hermann, MO
Swampweed Cajun Band
Take this link to photo galleries of other festivals