We’re happy to be apart of Cotton & Smoke, an event put on by Garden and Gun Magazine and the Office of Louisiana Tourism in Dallas,TX on Thursday, October 23rd. The concert and supper will be held at the Foundry and will feature food by Louisiana chef Cory Bahr of Cotton and Dallas chef Tim Byres of Smoke. Also on the bill is the Deslondes from New Orleans, LA. You can buy tickets here!
On Saturday, October 25th we’ll be at the Blackpot Festival at Acadian Village in Lafayette, LA! Other acts include Mama Rosin, the James Hunter Six, the Pine Leaf Boys and more! You can buy tickets and get more information here.
Also, be sure to come see us at Chickie Wah Wah in New Orleans, LA for a post Voodoo Fest party with the legendary Bill Kirchen! We’ll be bringin’ the honky tonk to Canal St. Sunday, November 2nd!
We’re happy to announce that our forthcoming album, Two Universes, will be released on Tuesday, February 10 2015. It’s been a long wait and we’re glad everyone has been so patient and supportive!
We’ve just updated the Tour section of the page with what we have planned for the rest of the year. We’re really excited to have been selected to perform an official showcase at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville! An event for Garden and Gun Magazine ,a concert at the Ford Center in Oxford, MS and local dates including Festivals Acadiens et Créoles and the Blackpot Festival have also been added.
Be sure to check our website, Facebook page and Twitter account for updates regarding the new album and plans for 2015.
We’re really happy to announce that we received Gambit Weekly’s Big Easy Music Award for “Best Cajun Artist”. What an honor to be nominated with the likes of Zachary Richard and Bruce Daigrepont. We had the best time at the award show! We’ll be back in New Orleans this weekend at Siberia on St. Claude Ave. with our great friends the Pine Leaf Boys and New Orleans’ own Sweet Crude! Also at the show will be Hawks Crawfish Restaurant boiling the best crawfish St. Landry Parish has to offer! Sunday we’ll be at Jazz Fest at the Fais Do Do stage at 12:30 and then we’ll be truckin’ it to D.B.A. on Frenchmen St. from 7 to 9 followed by the Stanton Moore Trio. See y’all there!
We would like to thank everyone who contributed to our Indiegogo campaign! We raised over $30,000! We’re ready to put that money to work and get our new music out to you, our fans, and the rest of the world.
Our summer schedule is starting to fill up. We’re happy to announce that will be performing at the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival in Simi Valley, CA with many Louisiana artist as well as John Mayall, Canned Heat and Swamp Dogg! We will also be up in Humboldt County, CA at the Summer Arts and Music Festival and we’ll be spending 4th of July weekend in Waupun, WI for the Celebrate Waupun Festival. Check out our TOUR DATES section for other shows.
Our new album is finally finished but now we need help to bring it to the world. We are happy to announce that we will be working with Thirty Tigers a distribution and marketing company but there is still a lot of work to do. For more information visit our Indiegogo Campaign page. Please contribute what you can or pass along to others who might be interested.
Here is our campaign video shot and edited by Wilson Savoy.
Also, we would like to announce we will be at this year’s French Quarter Festival as well as the New Orleans Jazz Festival! More shows to be added soon.
Bonjour vous-autres! We’re looking forward to this coming weekend where we will share the stage with our good friends Brass Bed (www.brassbedisbrassbed.com) for our Christmas show at Artmosphere in Lafayette, LA. Also this weekend we are happy to be apart of the Minou family benefit hosted by our other good buddies GIVERS. The Minou family’s house burnt down and lost everything. They have been good friends to the band as well as active members of the community here in Acadiana.
January brings us back to New Orleans where we will be performing at D.B.A as well as the Offbeat Awards. It’s the award show’s 20th anniversary and we couldn’t be happier to be apart of it. Other acts include Jon Cleary and a tribute to Cyril Neville. Check it out here… Offbeat Award Show.
P.S. The new album is in the can and we’ve been working with some exciting people to get it out to the world. We are expecting a release in the spring. We’ll be updating y’all regularly with news of the record.
This week we’ll be back in Austin at Good Danny’s to finish recording our new album. This will be our first with Andrew Toups and Kelli Jones-Savoy. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with what were doing.
Go to the Media section of our webpage for some new videos shot during Mardi Gras by Jason Tarney. Two of the songs, “Tired of your Tears” and “Cette fois”, are new compositions by Kelli Jones-Savoy. These two new tracks will be on our new album which we will start recording in early May.
Also, we’re happy to announce that we’re nominated for “Best Cajun Band” by Gambit magazine for their Big Easy Awards out of New Orleans. Our good friends Lost Bayou Ramblers and Bruce Daigrepont are also nominated. Check out the rest of the categories and nominees here.
We’re please to announce that we have been nominated again this year by Offbeat Magazine for “Best Cajun Band”. Click the link below to vote.
The Oxford American’s latest is their music issue, which is all Louisiana this year. Former editorial assistant and frequent OA contributor, Betsy Shepherd, writes about Chris’ version of “Parlez-nous a boire”. Stafford’s take on the Balfa Bros. classic is from the Valcour Records compilation, “Allons boire un coup”. For more info on the magazine and album, follow the links below.