Cajun and Zydeco Dance Events

Your Source for Cajun-Zydeco Dancing in Florida

Welcome to FloridaCajunZydeco, a website dedicated to people who love to dance to Louisiana-style music. This site features a calendar page of Cajun and Zydeco dance bands and events in the state of Florida, and a "Festival-O-Rama" page of major Cajun and Zydeco events anywhere in the United States -- even Louisiana!  Also check out "The Story" page where a different Cajun or zydeco band is featured each month.

As they say in French-speaking Louisiana, "Laissez les bons temps rouler!" ("Let the good times roll!") And in the spirit of the dance community that embraces this joyful music, "If you're smiling, you're doing it right!"

 

Calendar

Tues. Oct. 16, 2018 ---  St. Pete Cajun Zydeco Social Club Dance (Downtown St. Pete)

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Caddy's on Central Ave., 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.
Website:
caddysoncentral.com

 

Good mix of danceable music by Cajun and zydeco artists singing about death, divorce, drinking and dancing. As Boozoo sang, "Dance all night, stay a little longer." We're in the lounge with a wood dance floor at Caddy's. It's around the corner from Ringside Cafe and Jannus Landing. No cover charge and drink specials the first hour. Great food. I can recommend the fish tacos and shrimp appetizer and the key lime pie. Stop by and let your hair down.

 

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Sat. Oct. 20, 2018 ---  Gumbo Boogie at Saturday Morning Market (Downtown St. Pete)

9  a.m. to 2 p.m.  First Street at First Avenue, (at Al Lang Stadium), St. Petersburg, FL

 

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Fri., Oct. 26, 2018 ---  JB's Zydeco Zoo (Tallahassee)

6:00 p.m. annual Halloween party at Bradfordville Blues Cldub, 7152 Moses Lane, Tallahassee, FL. Phone 850-906-0766. Website: bradfordvilleblues.com

 

The Zoo’s music is high energy, rockin’, rhythmic zydeco in the vein of Beau Jocque, Clifton Chenier, C.J. Chenier, Rockin' Dopsie and Buckwheat Zydeco.  Please confirm date and time on website or by phone before going.

 

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Nov. 3, 2018 --- Nathan and Zydeco Cha Chas (Pensacola)

Great Gulfcoast Art Festival. http://www.ggaf.org/

Please confirm date and performance time on website before going.

 

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Tues. Nov. 6, 2018 ---  St. Pete Cajun Zydeco Social Club Dance (Downtown St. Pete)

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Caddy's on Central Ave., 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.
Website:
caddysoncentral.com

 

Good mix of danceable music by Cajun and zydeco artists singing about death, divorce, drinking and dancing. As Boozoo sang, "Dance all night, stay a little longer." We're in the lounge with a wood dance floor at Caddy's. It's around the corner from Ringside Cafe and Jannus Landing. No cover charge and drink specials the first hour. Great food. I can recommend the fish tacos and shrimp appetizer and the key lime pie. Stop by and let your hair down.

 

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Nov. 16-18, 2018 --- Suncoast Jazz Festival (Clearwater Beach, FL)

Bands include Tom Rigney and Flambeau (Cajun-style band from San Francisco).  Swing Dance Party on Friday 7 p.m. to midnight. More info at https://www.suncoastjazzfestival.com

 

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Tues. Nov. 20, 2018 ---  St. Pete Cajun Zydeco Social Club Dance (Downtown St. Pete)

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Caddy's on Central Ave., 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.
Website:
caddysoncentral.com

 

Good mix of danceable music by Cajun and zydeco artists singing about death, divorce, drinking and dancing. As Boozoo sang, "Dance all night, stay a little longer." We're in the lounge with a wood dance floor at Caddy's. It's around the corner from Ringside Cafe and Jannus Landing. No cover charge and drink specials the first hour. Great food. I can recommend the fish tacos and shrimp appetizer and the key lime pie. Stop by and let your hair down.

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Tues. Dec. 4, 2018 ---  St. Pete Cajun Zydeco Social Club Dance (Downtown St. Pete)

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Caddy's on Central Ave., 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.
Website:
caddysoncentral.com

 

Good mix of danceable music by Cajun and zydeco artists singing about death, divorce, drinking and dancing. As Boozoo sang, "Dance all night, stay a little longer." We're in the lounge with a wood dance floor at Caddy's. It's around the corner from Ringside Cafe and Jannus Landing. No cover charge and drink specials the first hour. Great food. I can recommend the fish tacos and shrimp appetizer and the key lime pie. Stop by and let your hair down.

 

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Fri. Dec. 14, 2018 ---  Dikki Du & Zydeco Krewe at Blue Rooster (Sarasota)

8:00 p.m. at Blue Rooster (a restaurant, no dance floor)1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota, FL. Phone 941-388-7539. Website: www.blueroostersrq.com/

Please confirm date and time on website or by phone before going.

 

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Tues. Dec. 18, 2018 ---  St. Pete Cajun Zydeco Social Club Dance (Downtown St. Pete)

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Caddy's on Central Ave., 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.
Website:
caddysoncentral.com

 

Good mix of danceable music by Cajun and zydeco artists singing about death, divorce, drinking and dancing. As Boozoo sang, "Dance all night, stay a little longer." We're in the lounge with a wood dance floor at Caddy's. It's around the corner from Ringside Cafe and Jannus Landing. No cover charge and drink specials the first hour. Great food. I can recommend the fish tacos and shrimp appetizer and the key lime pie. Stop by and let your hair down.

 

 

Outside Florida

Atlanta Cajun Zydeco Association

Saturday, May 19, 2018 --- Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys

Dorothy Benson Center, 6500 Vernon Woods Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30328.

7 p.m. Beginner Dance Lesson; 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Open dancing ; $18 admission

Atlanta Cajun Zydeco Association website: http://aczadance.org/Bands usually play at Benson Center, 6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; Phone: 404-613-4900.

Check website for dance events in Atlanta area at http://aczadance.org/

Charleston, South Carolina

Website: https://ccprc.com/137/Lowcountry-Cajun-Festival

Houston/Texas Cajun-Zydeco Events

www.zydecoevents.com/texaszydecoevents.html

Southern California Events

www.icajunzydeco.com

Rhode Island Events

www.rhythmandroots.com

Philadelphia Events

www.allonsdanser.org

NYC Events

letszydeco.com

 

Saturday Night Blues on the Web

Saturday Night Live web broadcast from Bradfordville Blues Club in Tallahassee @ 9 p.m.:  http://1061thesound.com/

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