New time: Saturday, June 9 at 7:30.
Grammy-nominated, world-renowned musician and recording artist, CJ Chenier has performed with many internationally recognized artists including his legendary father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco”, Paul Simon, Joe Sample, and The Gin Blossoms. He has been featured on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN, VH1 and Entertainment Weekly, and this year his iconic accordion will be heard on our own Jennifer Porter’s new album! In addition to a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, C.J. has received the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l'Académie Charles Cros (France) and Best of the Beat Best Zydeco Album (Offbeat Magazine). Last year’s show was an unforgettable, joyous night, with people dancing in the aisles, and we expect the same magic this time!
“C.J. is like the Hank Jr of zydeco and he not only knows the music's roots, he sees it's future.” - Midwest Records
“One of the best zydeco party bands on the planet” - Jazz Police