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Legendary rock-blues guitarist Jim Schwall plays bass in Cajun Strangers
"There's a theory that there are 35 blues bands in Madison, and 28 blues musicians!" said guitarist Jim Schwall by way of explaining how and why he and so many other Madcity blues players end up playing regularly or sporadically in so many local blues bands.
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La F'Atilde;'ordf;te de Marquette brings French and Cajun...
La FAate de Marquette is going home. On July 10-13, the annual celebration of French-speaking cultures will head back to its original spot between Baldwin and Ingersoll after six years of sweating it out on a patch of blacktop off East Washington Avenue.
Jimmy C. Newman: An appreciation
Country music lost one of its most distinctive stylists-and sweetest souls--with the death Friday of Grand Ole Opry star Jimmy C. Newman , at age 86. "All of us at the Opry are saddened by the loss of our friend and 58-year Opry member Jimmy C Newman," says Opry VP/GM Pete Fisher.
Group keeps French economically relevant
Vermilionville Living History & Folk Life Park was the site of FrancoJeunes' quarterly "Cash Mob" or "Piastres en Masse" Saturday, encouraging residents to put a little French back into the local economy.
Acadiana Students Receive Simien/Miniex Scholarship
On Saturday, June 21, 2014, the annual reception for the Virginia Miniex/Margo St. Julian Simien Memorial Scholarship will be held at the Staybridge Suites in Lafayette, Louisiana.