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  • The Zydeco Diamonds

    February 18, 2018
    [dropcap]The Zydeco Diamonds have a musical pedigree and collective history in Zydeco music which spans over 20 yrs.[/dropcap] Featuring top musicians, well respected as some of the finest exponents of Cajun and Zydeco music outside of Louisiana. The Zydeco Diamonds are focussing on a more traditional old school style of Zydeco, moving away from the… Continue reading The Zydeco Diamonds

  • Flatville Aces

    February 18, 2018
    [dropcap]The Flatville Aces play traditional Cajun music from south-west Louisiana, a potent mix of fiddle and accordion, French singing and infectious dance rhythms, and feature their strongest line-up to date.[/dropcap] Accordionist Gavin Lewery is admired as one of the finest exponents of the music outside Louisiana. He also fronts the highly regarded Zydeco Diamonds and… Continue reading Flatville Aces

  • Bobcat Billy’s Moonshine Mission

    February 18, 2018
    [dropcap] Bobcat Billy’s Moonshine Mission were formed around 5 years ago, predominantly made up from members of the long running popular Rhythm & Blues Ensemble ‘Zoot Serious and the Bellyful of Bop’[/dropcap] Bobcat Billy’s play a mix of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rockabilly. Well known for playing a good selection of classic rock n roll… Continue reading Bobcat Billy’s Moonshine Mission

  • Los Gallos

    February 5, 2018
    [dropcap]Los Gallos was formed by Manolo Gonzales in 1999. He had seen Flaco Jimenez perform in Paris the year before and fell in love with the music.[/dropcap] Manolo already played bass, banjo and guitar, so he had a bajo-sexto made by a Parisian luthier, which he learned to play watching videos of Max Baca. He… Continue reading Los Gallos

  • Ticket Alert!!!

    February 2, 2018
    Tickets are now available, so get your early bird weekend tickets early and don’t forget to purchase your camping tickets too if you’re camping. Standard weekend tickets will be activated once the early birds are sold out and individual event tickets in late May. Tickets available via the website: northshropshirecajun.co.uk or via the Eventbrite link…

  • Sister Suzie

    February 2, 2018
    [dropcap]Sister Suzie hails from the northernmost tip of Northumberland, it was her love of singing R&B that took her first to New Orleans, and then across the UK to Hastings on the East Sussex coast, where she has made her home for the last few years.[/dropcap] While she was appearing with many bands here and… Continue reading Sister Suzie

  • Harold Guillory

    January 15, 2018
    [dropcap]When we talk about Zydeco royalty, the Ardoin family name is probably the most revered. As the nephew of the legendary Alphonse ‘Bois Sec’ Ardoin, Harold Guillory takes his seat at the top table.[/dropcap] Back in 2000 Harold started his own television show ‘Louisiana Zydeco Live’. Prior to that he became a popular and well… Continue reading Harold Guillory

  • What is Cajun and Zydeco?

    January 14, 2018
    Cajuns les Cadiens or Les Acadiens, are descendants of the Acadian French from Acadia Canada, now settled in South West Louisiana. Cajun music is the traditional music of the French settlers of south west Louisiana. The roots of this unique style can be traced back through the French Canadian traditions of Nova Scotia and the… Continue reading What is Cajun and Zydeco?

  • Welcome

    January 1, 2018
    Who’s on…   2018 artists to be announced soon!