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Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network’s Annual
True Louisiana

!!! Mardi Gras Party !!!

Curley Taylor
& Zydeco Trouble


Saturday February 21st
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 21st, 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 4th 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 21st 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

~~ 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


LOCATION:  Harmony House, 58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580
DATE:            Saturday February 21st   
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 39 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.

“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 … zydecotrouble.

Curley’s Videos …

Meet Curley - performance / interview at The Rock and Bowl in New Orleans -
Curley Taylor  - NYC 2010 – “What did you come to do” -
Curley Taylor at Abilene - Never Gonna Give You Up -
Swamp N Roll: Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble – “Zydeco Cowboy” -
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble - "It's Alright"  -
Curley doing James Brown’s "It's a Man's World" -

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Li’l Anne
Hot Cayenne 


Saturday March 21st
Harmony House
58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580


~~ let’s do it up right ~~
~~ be sure to bring a dish to pass ~~

7:15PM - Zydeco dance lesson by Donna Fraser & Michael Dupre
8:00PM to 11:00PM – Its show time!!!!
Cover: $12 / $10 w/ valid Student ID
Info: (585) 727-4119

Li'l Anne & Hot Cayenne

One of the hottest Regional Zydeco Dance Bands in the country
Musically tight classic Zydeco groove
With a hot spicy touch all their own


Take half a dozen groovemasters, add a spicy blend of rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and funk to the up-tempo Zydeco beat, and presto, you’ve got a dance groove that just won’t quit! Taking the Northeast Zydeco scene by storm, Li’l Anne & Hot Cayenne have been invited to play a variety of prestigious venues including the Rhythm and Roots Festival in Charlestown, RI, The Great Connecticut Cajun/Zydeco Music & Arts Festival, and the renowned Saratoga Springs Dance Flurry. In addition, the band has been invited to play venues typically reserved for Louisiana Zydeco bands such as Johnny D’s in Sommerville, MA, La Belle Époque, NYC; the TK Club, Phila., PA and the Somebody Scream Dance Series, Baltimore, MD. Li’l Anne & Hot Cayenne has also appeared with and provided back-up to Willis Prudhomme and has been invited on stage with Zydeco Force, Sean Ardoin and Zydekool, Leroy Thomas and Roy Carrier.


Li'l Anne at the Barn Dance - One Kiss:
Li'l Anne - You're Breaking My Heart -
Li'l Anne - jamming with Joel Guzman at the Bayou & Boogie Fest -
Li'l Anne - Waitin' 4 This Moment -  
Li'l Anne - "Lonely Waltz":
Li'l Anne - Bayou & Boogie Fest RI -

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