For those of you coming to Portland for the Waterfront Blues Fest, here is the latest zydeco schedule for the Front Porch Stage. There may be more tinkering, depending on the bands arrival & departure schedules.
Also, there will be workshop performances & mini-zydeco instruction between sets.
Check www.waterfrontbluesfest.com after the first of May for a more complete schedule of all music at the festival.
And, if you still need help with accommodations, or homestays, let me know.
Wednesday, July 4--Lots of music on all stages, plus fireworks over the river at dusk.
Thursday, July 5-FP Stage--3-11 PM
8:00-9:15: Cajun Country Revival w/ Joel Savoy, Jesse Lege & Caleb Klauder band members
9:30-10:30: Reggie Houston & Friends
9:30-Midnight: Corey Ledet at the Spare Room--directions & ride offers at the Cascade Zydeco Booth.
10:30-Midnight: River Cruise w/ Cajun Country Revival.
Friday, July 6-FP Stage--3-11 PM
4:15-5:15: Atomic Gumbo w/ Steve Kerin
5:30-6:45: Caleb Klauder Country Western-Cajun Band
7:00-8:00: Corey Ledet Zydeco Band
8:15-9:15: TooLoose Cajun-Zydeco Band
9:30-11:00: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
Saturday, July 7-FP Stage--Noon-11 PM
11:45-12:30: Zydeco Dance Lesson w/ Janine & Roland Jemerson
12:30-1:30: Corey Ledet Zydeco Band
1:45-2:30: Bon Ton Roulet Cajun-Zydeco Band
2:45-4:00: Creole Roots Allstars (Dexter Ardoin, Jeffrey Broussard, Ed Poullard, Andre Thierry, Sean Ardoin)
4:15-5:15: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
5:30-6:30: Corey Ledet Zydeco Band
6:45-8:00: Creole Roots Allstars
8:15-9:15: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
9:30-11:00: Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
Sunday, July 8-FP Stage--Noon-9 PM
Noon-12:45: Zydeco Dance Lesson w/ Ali & Adam Grimshaw
12:45--2:15: Geno Delafose & French Rockin Boogie
2:30-4:00: Creole Roots Allstars in grand finale--including Geno Delafose
4:20-9:00: Swing Blues for Dancing