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Laissez bon
temps rouler


“Who’s Who in Today’s Cajun & Zydeco World”
compiled by the Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network (RCZN)

  • Louisiana & Nationally Touring Bands – listed at the TOP of the page
  • North East – Regional Bands – listed at the BOTTOM of the page


WHAT – Alphabetical listings of Cajun and Zydeco bands along with a sample videos … both 1) Louisiana & Nationally touring bands, and 2) North East – Regional Bands
WHY – Several reasons …

  • Provide an accessible way of becoming familiar with “Who’s Who in Today’s Cajun & Zydeco World”
  • ** - Quick view of bands RCZN have brought to town - to our shows at the Harmony House - ** bands tagged with  **  have played for RCZN **
  • Help RCZN members complete their “Annual Member-Band Survey” to help select bands to play for RCZN at future shows
    • Consider becoming an RCZN member so you can provide input for band selection

HOW – easy …

  • Learn - Click the band name to go to band website or FaceBook Page
  • Listen – Click the YouTube link to watch and listen … and dance

INTENTION – Laissez Bon Temps Rouler



Acadien Cajun Band (LA Cajun)

Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic (CA Zydeco) ** 

Band Courtbouillion LA Cajun

Bonsoir Catin (LA Cajun)

Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers (TX Zydeco)

Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole (LA Creole) **

Cedryl Ballou & the Zydeco Trendsetters (TX Zydeco)    

CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band  (LA Zydeco) **

Chris Ardoin & NuStep (LA Zydeco)

Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band (LA Zydeco)  

Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band (LA Zydeco) **

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble (LA Zydeco)  ** 

Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp (IL Creole-Zydeco) **

Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe (LA Zydeco) ** 

Feufollet (LA Cajun) **  

Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie (LA Zydeco,Creole) **

Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express (LA Zydeco)

Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (LA Zydeco,Creole) **

Koray Broussard And The Zydeco Unit (LA Zydeco)

Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band (LA Zydeco,Creole)

Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys (LA Cajun) **

Lafayette Rhythm Devils (LA Cajun)

Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners (LA Zydeco)   **

Lil Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers (LA Zydeco)

Lil Pookie and the Zydeco Sensations (LA Zydeco) **

Lil Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step (LA Zydeco) 

Lost Bayou Ramblers (LA Cajun)

Magnolia Sisters (LA Cajun)

Pine Leaf Boys (LA Cajun) **

Preston Frank and Big Daddy Zydeco (LA Zydeco) **

Ray Abshire (LA Cajun)

Revelers (LA Cajun,Swamp-Pop) **

Roddie Romero & the Hub City All Stars (LA Cajun,Zydeco,R&B)

Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys (LA Zydeco) **

Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-Evolution  (TX Zydeco)    **

Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush (LA Zydeco)

Sammy Naquin and Big Easy Zydeco (LA Zydeco) **

Savoy Family Cajun Band (LA Cajun)

Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws (TX Zydeco)

Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys (LA Cajun) **

T-Broussard & the Zydeco Steppers (LA Zydeco) **

Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience (LA Zydeco,Other)

Terry and The Zydeco Bad Boys (LA Zydeco) **



Black Rock Zydeco (NY Zydeco) **

C'est Bon Cajun Dance Band (NY Cajun) **

Cleoma's Ghost (NY Cajun)

Jesse Lége and Bayou Brew (LA & NY Cajun) **

Lil Anne and Hot Cayenne (NY Zydeco) **

Magnolia Cajun Band (RI Cajun) **

Mo’ Mojo (OH Zydeco) **

Planet Zydeco (VT Zydeco) **

River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs (CT) **

Slippery Sneakers Zydeco Band (RI Zydeco) **

Zydeco Trail Riders (NY Zydeco)



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