Saturday, October 26, 2013

Festival Acadiens Video Recap

There are a ton of festivals in Louisiana to attend and one of the most popular and ongoing is Festival Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette which originated back in the 70's.

If interested here is an interesting history article on the festival.

This is the second festival in Louisiana I had ever attended about 15 years ago and it has a unique feeling like no other.  Check out a few choice video clips listed below from the fest...

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Zydeco Dance Styles... Evolves as the Music Evolves..

Zydeco dance styles have evolved along with the music so I just wanted to point out a few new video clips from YouTube showing examples of various dance styles from Louisiana and Texas...

Learning slides with lifts is the first step toward dancing this style where on the lifts they drag their foot behind the other which I often cover in workshops or if I may make a plug...also found on DVD #4 at