On April 23rd 2005, 24 of us arrived in New Orleans (two more were already in the USA, having been to Green Bay). We headed straight away for Lafayette, where the Louisiana International Music festival was being held...

 

 

Outside Fred's Lounge in Mamou. Several members of the group headed here for the morning radio broadcast.

 

 

Don Fontenot's band provides the entertainment at Fred's Lounge.

 

 

The Liberty Theater in Eunice broadcasts its weekly live radio show of cajun music.

 

 

Cory Ledet's zydeco band entertains diners and dancers at Randol's restaurant in Lafayette.

 

 

Shane Lawson on stage at the Lafayette International Music Festival.

 


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