The New Orleans Audubon Zoo has scheduled its annual Swamp Fest for Nov. 6-7, 2010.  Admission top the zoo gets you in the festival; there’s no separate fee.  Festival events are set in various parts of the zoo, including the Louisiana swamp exhibit.  There are also numerous food and drink vendors set up specially for the festival.  Music schedule:

2010 Louisiana Swamp Fest Schedule

Saturday, November 6

Louisiana Heritage Stage

* 10:45-11:15 AM  The history of Zydeco from a young musician’s View featuring Nathan Williams, Jr.
* 11:50 AM-12:20 PM Louisiana Cajun History wth members of the band, Lafourche
* 12:35-1:05 PM  Michael Doucet and Friends
* 1:15-2:00 PM Cajun Musical Instument Petting Zoo
* 2:15-2:45 PM Let’s Talk Zydeco featuring Rosie Ledet

Swamp Exhibit

* 12:00-1:00 PM Steve Bing & the Bayou Hot Shots *Cajun Dance Instruction*
* 1:10-1:30 PM Comparing and Contrasting  Cajun and Zydeco Dancing
* 1:30-2:30 PM Steve Bing & the Bayou Hot Shots *Cajun Dance Instruction*
* 2:50-4:00 PM Steve Bing & the Bayou Hot Shots *Cajun Dance Instruction*

Capital One Stage (Main Stage)

* 10:15-11:30 AM Lafourche Cajun Band
* 11:55 AM-1:10 PM Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers
* 1:35-2:50 PM BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
* 3:15-4:45 PM Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys

Sunday, November 7

Louisiana Heritage Stage

* 10:45-11:15 AM Good Old Creole Music with J.J. Callier
* 11:50 AM-12:20 PM Cultural History of Cajun Music with Jonno Frishberg
* 12:35-1:05 PM Growing Up with Cajun Music with Pine Leaf Boys
* 1:15-2:00 PM Cajun Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
* 2:00-2:30 PM Zydeco:  A Brief History by Terrance Simien

Swamp Exhibit

* 12:00-1:10 PM Choupique *Cajun Dancing Instructions*
* 1:10-1:30 PM Comparing & Contrasting Cajun & Zydeco Dancing
* 1:30-2:30 PM Choupique *Cajun Dancing Instructions*
* 2:50-4:00 PM Choupique *Cajun Dancing Instructions*

Capital One Stage (Main Stage)

* 10:15-11:30 AM Jonno & Bayou DeVille
* 11:55 AM-1:10 PM J.J. Callier & the Zydeco Knockouts
* 1:35-2:50 PM Pine Leaf Boys
* 3:15-4:45 PM Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

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