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EVENTS

Cajun/Zydeco

May 24-27 | NW Folklife Festival

Zydeco Dance Party May 24 with Whozyamama, Bayou Envie, and your host the Gator Boy (dance lesson in between), 8-10pm, Alki Court Stage. Cajun Dance Party 11am-1pm May 25 with The New Iberians and Les Femmes d’Enfer, Fisher Pavilion. Find details and full schedule here. Thank you Folklife for continuing to include Cajun/Zydeco, see y’all there!

1st Friday Dance

Fri, June 7 Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

Revel and dance with lovely partners in joyful community to an extraordinary variety of soulful, groovy sounds with the Gator Boy at Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE, Seattle). 6:30pm dance lesson (TBA), 7:30-10pm dance, $15 (new pricing). RSVP the FB event and help spread the good word. About the lesson: TBA. Delight in music, community, and unbounded merriment every 1st and 3rd Friday with your DJ, the Gator Boy. Great dancers, super friendly people, a fully-stocked bar and Mike, your stellar bartender.

2nd Friday Night Live

Fri, June 14 | Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks

Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks ride again! We are beside ourself at this news, and hope you can be there for this momentous and much-wished-for occasion! Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE, Seattle). 6:30pm dance lesson (TBA), 7:30-10pm live music, $25. RSVP the FB event and let us know y’all are comin’! About the lesson: TBA. Stay tuned for more details.

3rd Friday Dance

Fri, June 21 Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

Revel and dance with lovely partners in joyful community to an extraordinary variety of soulful, groovy sounds with the Gator Boy at Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE, Seattle). 6:30pm dance lesson (TBA), 7:30-10pm dance, $15. About the lesson: TBA. Delight in music, community, and unbounded merriment every 1st and 3rd Friday with your DJ, the Gator Boy. Great dancers, super friendly people, a fully-stocked bar and Mike, your stellar bartender. P.S. The Zydeco Locals will NOT be playing this night as previously announced.

Zydeco Galore

July 4-7 | Waterfront Blues Festival

Waterfront Blues Festival featuring Lucinda Williams, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Wayne Singleton & Same Ol’ 2 Step, The Daiquiri Queens, Seattle’s own Bayou Envie and more happens in Portland, OR over July 4 weekend. And great news for zydeco fans! The Zydeco Friends Package that includes the Early Bird 4 Day Pass and a discounted Blues Cruise ticket are on sale. The Zydeco Friends Package includes: 4-Day General Admission pass, Blues Cruise ticket (guarantee your spot on the Friday, July 5 Bayou Blues Cruise from 3-5pm), and discounted pricing: $139, plus fees. To purchase: Visit the WBF ticketing site here and enter promo code ZydecoFriends24 in the “Time to Choose Your Tickets” promo code box. Once the promo code has been applied, the secret Ticket Bundle named Zydeco Friends Package will become visible at the top of the list of 4-Day passes. Add tickets to your cart, and confirm your ticket selection reads Zydeco Friends Package to ensure you’re getting the special deal. See you there!

Best Little Fest

July 19-21 | Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is a superbly curated event which regularly introduces the best emerging artists to Washington State and this year features Galactic, Eric Gales, The Record Company, Colin James, Nikki Hill, and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers (Dwayne just played onstage as a special guest with the Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest!) and more in beautiful Winthrop, WA. Dip in the cool Methow River as you enjoy great music and the gorgeous mountain vibe. Tix & info.

Live from Louisiana!

Fri, July 26 | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Curley Taylor’s comin’ back to town! Aurora Borealis (16708 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline), details coming soon…