Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival



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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Simi Valley, California, USA
Festival Contact Information

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival
c/o Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise
P. O. Box 11
Simi Valley, CA 93062-0011 USA
Phone: +01 805-517-9000
Email: info@simicajun.org

Festival Description

Each Memorial Day weekend the Cajun and Creole music festival takes place in Simi Valley. The well established festival is organized by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise and a multitude of devoted volunteers. The programming includes Creole and Blues musicians, and food and crafts vendors. All proceeds support charities associated with the Rotary Club.

Festival Dates May 24 - 25, 2014
Festival Links

http://simicajun.org/

Festival Events:

Lineup 2014:
  • Blues Stage
    • Robert Randolph & the Family Band
    • Swamp Dogg
    • John Mayall
    • Canned Heat
    • Guitar Shorty
    • Tommy Castro
    • Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats
    • Nancy & the Nightcrawlers
    • Dennis Jones and Andy Walo.
  • Cajun-Zydeco Stage
    • C.J. Cheneir and the Red Hot Louisiana Band with Clifton Chenier. Veteran Zydeco accordionist Nathan Williams Sr.
    • Nathan Williams Jr. & His Zydeco Big Timers
    • Dwayne Dopsie
    • Zydeco Hellraisers
    • Lisa Haley & the Zydecats
    • Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic
    • Bayou Brothers.
  • The annual Mardi Gras Parade will take place both days at 4:00pm

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • Rancho Santa Susana
    5005 E. Los Angeles Avenue
    Simi Valley, CA

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