Bayou ‘n Brooklyn and Jalopy Theatre bring local talent together with an amazing line-up of Louisiana musicians for three full days of music, dance, workshops, community jam sessions, and food in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Louisiana-born Courtney Granger and Blake Miller are this year’s headliners, and to welcome back long time supporter of the festival, Jesse Lege. Also in this year’s line-up are Amelia Biere and Darren Wallace. The celebration kicks off with dance hall bands on Friday May 13, 2016 at 8pm, and the party continues until late Sunday night May 15, 2016. This three-day festival takes place at Jalopy Music Theatre (315 Columbia Street, Between Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231). Three-day Weekend Passes are available for $60, and attendees may participate in music workshops in guitar, Cajun Song, Country Song, Cajun fiddle, Cajun accordion and bass for $30 each. Admission for day passes ranges from $25 to $35. For more information and to purchase workshop tickets, visit http://shop.jalopy.biz/product-p/sh-051316.htm.
Now in its sixth year at the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music, Bayou ‘n Brooklyn is Brooklyn’s ground breaking, one of a kind Cajun, Zydeco Festival. Celebrate with a three-day-weekend full of music, dance, and regional Louisiana Jambalaya. Get a taste of Louisiana without leaving New York! Enjoy the musical excitement of Cajun and Zydeco bands and nonstop dancing. Look forward to community jam sessions, delicious dishes – including Louisiana-famous gumbo served at the Jalopy Tavern – and our famous Saturday Jambalaya Supper. Learn more about the festival by listening to Radio Free Brooklyn here: https://www.mixcloud.com/RadioFreeBrooklyn/20160210-bayou-n-brooklyn-music-hour/.