CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band Mardi Gras Party

Sunday, February 16
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon

C.J. Chenier, a Creole — born and raised in an indigenous American culture with its distinct language, cuisine and music — delivers a soulful vocal and accordion! Chenier, a GRAMMY-nominated world renowned musician and recording artist, has performed alongside many internationally recognized artists including Paul Simon, Joe Sample & Ray Parker Jr., The Gin Blossoms, John Mayall and CJ’s Grammy-winning father, Clifton Chenier — “The King of Zydeco.” Read more...

Chenier has appeared on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and was featured on VH1 and Entertainment Weekly; and has been invited to perform at many large festivals, such as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Blues Festival and Austin’s SxSW Music Conference. In addition to a Grammy nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, CJ has received many major awards inclusive of the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l’Académie Charles Cros (France) and Offbeat Magazine’s Best Of The Beat, Best Zydeco Album.

$30 advance / $35 at the door