The list of artists playing at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 has been released.  Here’s the daily lineup for Cajun, Louisiana Creole and zydeco.  Only the date is set, not the stage or time.

Friday, April 24:  Wayne Toups, Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Lil, Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, The Revelers (swamp pop)

Saturday, April 25:  Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band, Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys.  Cajun pedal steel guitarist Richard Comeaux (High Performance, etc.) and his band The River Rats are also playing; don’t know what kind of music they’ll play.

Sunday, April 26:  BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet 40th anniversary with special guests, C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Savoy Family Cajun Band, Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Ray Abshire Cajun Band

Thursday, April 30:  Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys (some Cajun), Terrence Simien and the Zydeco Experience, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys, Joe Hall & the Louisiana Cane Cutters.  Also the Yvette Landry Band (bass player Bonsoir, Catin), though her solo work is more country than Cajun.  Sweet Cecilia is an offshoot of the late Al Berard’s daughter’s (Meghan) band.

Friday, May 1:  Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Jambalaya Cajun Band with D. L. Menard, Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners

Saturday, May 2:  Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Roddie Romero & the Hub City Allstars, Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, Bonsoir, Catin

Sunday, May 3:  Buckwheat Zydeco, Pine Leaf Boys, FeuFollet, Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band, Brandon Moreau and Cajungrass

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