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Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network’s Annual True Louisiana Mardi Gras Party !!!

Curley Taylor
& Zydeco Trouble

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Saturday February 20th

Harmony House
58 East Main St. Webster NY

Get ready for RCZN’s Annual “True Louisiana” Mardi Gras Party with Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

RCZN is holding its annual Mardi Gras Party Saturday February 20th, a joyful community celebration featuring one of Louisiana’s HOTTEST young Zydeco bands, Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, back by popular demand. Not surprising, Curley was voted by RCZN as our FAVORITE Louisiana Zydeco Band,

Curley is returning for his 5th Mardi Gras Performance for RCZN.  Last time, everybody that entered the House of Harmony was swung on the dance floor by Curley’s bone thrilling rhythms and heart stealing harmonies.  Curley will be back on February 20th you’ll have a chance to see what the excitement is all about.  Advanced tickets are available and are going to go fast!!! 

Meet Curley via performance / interview at The Rock and Bowl in New Orleans

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGgtRfR63GE&NR=1

From Sunset Louisiana

Curley Taylor
& Zydeco Trouble

Saturday February 20th
Harmony House
58 East Main St. Webster NY

~~ It’s Mardi Gras time yall ~~
~~ Let’s do it up right ~~
~~ Costumes are encouraged ... don’t be shy, it’s Mardi Gras ~~
~~ Be sure to bring a dish to pass ~~

Time for a Zydeco SOUL Revival !!!!

Nobody does it like Curley Taylor
Soulful Sensuous and Sweaty

 

Delivering Zydeco
with a rich Gospel Soul Hip Hop-tinged sound

SHOW DETAILS:

LOCATION:  Harmony House, 58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580
DATE:            Saturday February 20th   
TIME:             7:15PM - Zydeco dance lesson  /  8:00PM to 12:00PM – Performance
TICKETS:     $15 in advance (available at stores listed below) / $18 day of show / $10 with valid Student ID

      • Cash or Check … no credit cards
      • The Bop Shop -  1460 Monroe Ave, Brighton   
      • Stutzman’s Guitar Center -  4405 West Ridge Rd, Greece
      • The Music Store - 18 E. Main St, Webster

INFO:             (585) 727-4119   

 

When Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble is in town, it’s time for a Zydeco SOUL Revival !!!! Nobody does it like Curley Taylor - Soulful Sensuous and Sweaty.  Curley Taylor was born and raised in Sun Set Louisiana and has been around music all of his life. At the age of 16 Curley started playing drums in his father's band, (Jude Taylor & His Burning Flames) which is deep in Louisiana Blues, Soul and Zydeco. Now at 40 Curley has been a Zydeco road dog over half his life, most of the time as drummer for Geno Delafose, CJ Chenier, & Steve Riley, an experience which emblazoned in Curley the fundamental importance of the lock down rhythm dancers crave. At 25 Curley hit the road with his own band Zydeco Trouble delivering Zydeco with a rich Gospel, Soul, Hip Hop-tinged sound.

PRESS
“A young lady asked me recently, "Is Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble Band as great as I've heard they are?"  I replied with matchless enthusiasm, "They are greater." Some describe Curley Taylor as a rising star, but to be candid, he is a star that has already risen. His incomparable talent as a musician is a rarity. Taylor's "skill and will" to succeed is unbelievable to those who don't know him. If the elevator to success would break down, Taylor would take the stairs.
Alexandria News Weekly - C.J. Bell

“Taylor may be the freshest Zydeco act to come along since Beau Jocque. (Curley’s first CD – Country Boy) is a powerful effort, but as the son of Zydeco great Jude Taylor I'd expect no less. The singing is good, lyrics have meaning, good melody and the band is tight! His sound is fresh and invigorating."
The Times of Acadiana - Herman Fuselier

Curley’s Links … www.curleytaylor.com

Curley’s Videos …

Meet Curley - performance / interview at The Rock and Bowl in New Orleans - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGgtRfR63GE&NR=1
2015 Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Fest - www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV_0jMtDDRo
Curley Taylor  - NYC 2010 – “What did you come to do” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLY2oVKgYa0
Curley Taylor at Abilene - Never Gonna Give You Up - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7n6o8cbQPU
Swamp N Roll: Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble – “Zydeco Cowboy” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1ffMefFbGQ
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble - "It's Alright"  - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9gfKunMpi8
Curley doing James Brown’s "It's a Man's World" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjM7WGOc46k

 

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Zydeco Junky Productions in concert with Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network

PRESENTS

Dikki Du
and the Zydeco Krewe


Friday March 4th

at the Harmony House

58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580

www.dikkidu.webs.com
“Dikki Du” … amazing video preview:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bDNXd6EurI

~~ Let’s do it up right ~~
~~ Be sure to bring a dish/snack to pass ~~

SHOW DETAILS:
BAND:           Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe  
LOCATION:  Harmony House, 58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580
DATE:            Friday March 4th    
TIME:             7:15PM - Zydeco dance lesson  /  8:00PM to 11:00PM – Performance
TICKETS:     $12 in advance (available at stores listed below)   $15 day of show  / $10 - student with valid ID 

    • The Bop Shop -  1460 Monroe Ave, Brighton
    • Stutzman’s Guitar Center -  4405 West Ridge Rd, Greece
    • The Music Store - 18 E. Main St, Webster
    • Out of town? Send check payable to “RCZN” with a SASE to “Bruce Handelman / 175 Greenaway Road / Rochester NY 14610”

INFO:   (585) 727-4119 / www.rochesterzydeco.com

Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe
BIO
One of the spiciest zydeco bands in America, Dikki Du and the Zydeco Crew will turn any event into a full-fledged Mardi Gras party!  Bandleader Dikki Du (Troy Carrier) was born to play zydeco. Son of the legendary and much loved accordionist, Roy Carrier, and brother of world-renowned Grammy winning Zydeco artist, Chubby Carrier.

At the tender age of nine, Troy discovered his love for Zydeco music. He would gather after school with his brother Chubby, sister Elaine and father Roy to play Zydeco music. His father Roy Carrier would play accordion, his brother Chubby on the drums, leaving the washboard for Troy.

At the age of twelve Troy moved to a little place called "Lawtell", where his father has owned the “Offshore Lounge”, a legendary hub for Zydeco Music for over a generation.  Constantly surrounded by the Zydeco groove, Troy was destined to hit the stage and the road.

After learning the accordion, Troy created his own band to play originals and zydeco-flavored versions of party staples like "Mustang Sally" and "Fire."  He takes songs from classic zydeco and turns the inside out with fresh and funky renditions driving it to the next level. The band's funky instrumentals, searing guitar, syncopated rhythms, and intricate accordion work push the frontiers of zydeco, flavored with Troy’s famous Louisiana charm, have made them one of the most popular festival and party bands in the country. They dig what they do, and because they do, you will too.

QUOTES:

  • "Troy exhibits that Carrier touch with jumping riffs, pounding stops, and constant jukin' that bounces all over the map. Carrier learned his button box well with plenty of tricky dicky (no pun intended) dazzling, which is the catalyst for making the arrangements hop." -- music critic Dan Willging

DIKKI DU - VIDEOS:



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