2. Upcoming Events (Seattle Area)

3. Dances & Events (Northwest)

4. Dances & Events (National)

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1. ONGOING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle) top

SUNDAYS

THURSDAYS

  • Cajun Jam Sessions at various locations. Dancers and listeners welcome. To get on the mailing list and for questions, email Katherine.


2. UPCOMING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle Area) top

3rd Friday Dance ** We've gone virtual! **
Fri, Mar.20 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint, the first ever shelter-in-place playlist. Stay at home! But dance. Listen here to the special Juke Joint playlist curated for you by the Gator Boy -- the 3rd Friday Dance rides! If you wish to contribute to the DJ you can do so through PayPal sean@gatorboyproductions.com or Venmo Sean Donovan @thegatorboy. And if you hear a song you love, consider supporting the artist directly and/or buying some of their tunes. Either way, I hope you enjoy the music and that it lifts your spirits and makes you dance! Stay healthy, and sure hope to see you soon... Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB for all the latest news and other cool content.


** POSTPONED **
Apr.3-5 | Richard Powers Dance Vision 2020 Weekend
Northwest Dance Network presents...Dance Vision 2020 with Richard Powers & Angela Amarillas at Leif Erikson Hall has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for Spring, 2021.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Apr.17 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.

Terrance Simien + Michael Doucet avec Beausoleil
Sat, Apr.18, 2020 | BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet + Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
Edmonds Center for the Arts, 7:30-9:30pm, $19-$54. Details & tix here.


May.7-10 | Gator By The Bay Festival
Gator By the Bay Festival in San Diego, CA, including Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys, The Revelers, Sugaray Rayford and more! Check it out, always a wonderful time! Early Bird tix on sale now.

3rd Friday Dance & Gator Boy's Birthday Bash!
Fri, May.15 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


July 2-5 | Waterfront Blues Festival
Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, OR, with Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys, Soul Creole with Corey Ledet, Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys, Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm & many, many more. Get your Zydeco Buddy Pass for just $85, which includes 4-day admission, a Zydeco Cruise, early admittance and more.

July 17-19 | Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival
Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival in Winthrop, WA, with Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, JJ Grey & Mofro, Charlie Musselwhite, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Vanessa Collier & more. Details & tix.



3. DANCES & EVENTS (Northwest) top

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Ongoing...
          Portland, OR Wednesdays
Cascade Zydeco's Weekly Zydeco Lesson and CD dance; check their website for location and times.
          Portland, OR 1st Friday Roland and Janine host a "Zydeco Social" at Viscount Dance Studios, 7:30-10:30pm, $5. Dance lesson and a nice relaxed evening of zydeco dancing. Roland and Janine are happy to offer assistance if you want to work on your styling.
         Vancouver, WA Sundays Zydeco at Dodge City Bar & Grill, hosted by Penny and Phil 7-9pm. All ages.



4. DANCES & EVENTS (National) top

Also, see links to other Cajun/Zydeco calendars around the nation.



5. HOT LINKS & DANCE CLASSES top

DANCE CLASSES

Gator Boy Productions
Ongoing classes and private lessons with the Gator Boy! Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Country, Swing, Waltz and more. Click here for more info.

Lykes to Dance (MaryLee Lykes, 425.678.8300)
Classes ongoing with MaryLee Lykes, a Seattle icon and dancer extraordinaire!

For additional local Cajun/Zydeco information, see the Gator Boy's HOT LINKS


ALLONS ZYDECO! top

The mission of Gator Boy Productions and the Seattle Zydeco Events Network (Seattle ZEN) is to promote Zydeco, Cajun and Louisiana cultural and music events in and around Seattle by providing regular, accurate, and comprehensive information in an effort to continually expand and energize Seattle's Cajun/Zydeco community.

This service is provided by Sean Donovan and Gator Boy Productions.