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Friday, May 25

8:00pm PDT

Swamp Soul Cajun Band
Dance music from Louisiana


Swamp Soul Cajun Band

John Morris and Karen Kaser have traveled often to SW Louisiana to learn and dance to Cajun andZydeco music. Getting other musicians interested in playing this unique American music style waseasy. Swamp Soul Cajun Band has been playing dances, weddings and festivals in the Seattlearea... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 8:00pm - 8:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:50pm PDT

Learn to Cajun Dance
With MaryLee Lykes


Learn to Cajun Dance

MaryLee Lykes has attended Folklife for 34 years. Her dance passion began at the Roadhouse - Contra Dancing. This led her to other partner dances. In 1992 she began Lykes To Dance - she teaches a variety of partner dance forms ~ she is passionate about Zydeco and Cajun dancing. She... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 8:50pm - 9:00pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

9:00pm PDT

Bayou Envie
New Generation Louisiana Music!


Bayou Envie

Raised on Vashon by a musical family with deep southern roots, Louisiana music has always been central to the Salonen brothers. In Bayou Envie (Cajun French for Bayou Craving or Bayou Envy, depending on how you’re feeling) the brothers team up with zydeco veteran Kevin Kilmartin... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 9:00pm - 9:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

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