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Gloucester Cajun & Zydeco Festival 2021

29th January 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 31st January 2021 @ 9:00 pm

The 28th Annual
Gloucester Cajun and Zydeco Festival
Friday 29 – Sunday 31 January 2021

Europe’s longest running Cajun & Zydeco festival is back for its 28th year. Featuring live performances from Zydeco DIamonds, The Po Boys, The Bearcats Big Band, Lil Roosters Trio, Rough Chowder, Jock Tyldesley & Vera Van Heeringen, Joe Le Taxi, Elvis Fontenot and Lil Jim.

But that’s not all, we will have special talks and performances in ‘Jim’s Lounge’ takeover of the cinema stage including Transatlantic Sessions with Jock and Vera, Dave Luke, Mitch Proctor and Clovis Phillips.

There will be dance workshops suitable for beginners to experts and the Swamp Rock DJ’s keeping up the energy between bands, all topped off by authentic Cajun & Creole cuisine. With a mixture of live music and dancing all day, the party atmosphere is contagious, bringing the spirit of Louisiana to Gloucester.

Cajun & Zydeco Festival 2021 Schedule
Guest MC: Nick Barber

Friday
18:00 – Doors
18:30 – 19:00 Swamp Rock DJ’s
19:00 – 21:00 Rough Chowder
21:00 – 21:30 Swamp Rock DJ’s
21:30 – 23:30 The Po Boys

Saturday
11:00 – Doors
11:30 – 12:30 Dance Workshop
12:30 – 13:00 Swamp Rock DJ’s
13:00 – 15:00 Joe Le Taxi
15:00 – 17:00 Trans Atlantic Sessions (Cinema Stage)
17:30 – 18:30 Dance Workshop
18:30 – 19:00 Swamp Rock DJ’s
19:00 – 21:00 Lil Roosters Trio
21:00 – 21:30 Swamp Rock DJ’s
21:30 – 23:30 The Zydeco Diamonds
23:30 – 00:00 Swamp Rock DJ’s

Sunday
11:00 – Doors
11:00 – 12:00 Dance Workshop
12:00 – 13:00 Elvis Fontenot
13:30 – 14:40 Rees & Chris Reminisce…part deux, hosted by Lil Jim
14:45 – 16:15 Jock Tyldesley & Vera Van Heeringen
16:30 – 17:30 Lil Jim Solo (Cinema Stage)
17:30 – 18:00 Swamp Rock DJ’s
18:00 – 20:00 The Bearcats Big Band
20:00 – 21:00 Festival All Star Jam

Fri 29 – Sun 31 Jan 2021
Weekend £70
Friday £25
Saturday £35
Sunday £30
Child Weekend (U16’s) £35

Details

Start:
29th January 2021 @ 6:30 pm
End:
31st January 2021 @ 9:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.gloucesterticketshop.co.uk/search/cajun

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