The acts for Jazz Fest 2013 have been announced. Here are the Cajun, Louisiana Creole and zydeco acts by day. The exact schedule by stage and time will be out in a month or so. Some of these acts are borderline, like Yvette Landry, who is part of the Lafayette Rhythm Devils but is also a solo country music act. There are many repeat acts, which is unusual, so I’m looking for corrections to come out. Come on down and shake a leg at the Fais Do-Do Stage!
Friday, April 26: Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet with special guest Jo-El Sonnier, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
Saturday, April 27: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Classie Ballou & the Family Band, Jambalaya Cajun Band, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Treater “Le Traiteur de Bayou”
Sunday, April 28: C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band
Thursday, May 2: Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Balfa Toujours, Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys
Friday, May 3: Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet with special guest Jo-El Sonnier, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, A Tribute to Hadley Castille feat. Sarah & the Sharecroppers
Saturday, May 4: Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, Red Stick Ramblers, Yvette Landry, Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys, Al Berard Family Band
Sunday, May 5: Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Pine Leaf Boys, Feufollet, Savoy Family Cajun Band, D.L. Menard & the Louisiana Aces