Cajun and Zydeco Links

Florida Contacts

Jim Hance, St. Petersburg event promoter, deejay, webmaster for this site:, 813-465-8165
*Email Jim to subscribe to Florida Cajun Zydeco Update! newsletter

Sharon Stern, Clearwater event promoter, dance instructor:, 727-648-7858

Jerry Carrier, Gulfport event promoter, dance instructor:, 727-347-6600

*Email Jerry to subscribe to Cajun and Zydeco Dance Newsletter

Jan Decosmo, Tallahassee event promoter, Tallahassee Zydeco and Cajun Assn.,


Annual Florida Music Festivals

Sunshine Blues Festival (St. Petersburg and Boca Raton) January —

Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival (Miami, FL) February —

Suwannee SpringFest (Live Oak, FL) March —

Tampa Bay Blues Festival (St. Petersburg, FL)  April —

Wanee Music Festival (Live Oak, FL) April —

Stringbreak Music Fest (Brooksville, FL) April —

MagnoliaFest (St. Augustine, FL) October —

Clearwater Jazz Holiday (Clearwater, FL) October —

RiverHawk Music Festival (Brooksville, FL) November —

Suncoast Jazz Classic (Clearwater Beach, FL) November —

Bradenton Blues Festival (Bradenton, FL) December —


Cajun-Zydeco on the Radio

Here is a list of Cajun and zydeco radio programming streaming over the Internet. The times indicate when the broadcast is live (Pacific Standard Time in parentheses) on the radio and streaming live, but some programs are archived and can be enjoyed any time. Click on the link to view the broadcaster's website, and navigate to the program schedule for more information.


"Louisiana Dance Hall"

WRIR (Richmond, VA) —

Mondays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST (EST 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)


"Gumbo" Phil Daigle

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Monday-Friday Noon - 6 p.m. (EST 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.)



"Zydeco n Blues"

KMUZ (Salem, OR) —

Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. PST (EST 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.)



"Layton Thibodeaux Show"

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (EST 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.)



"The Swamp & Roll Show" with Todd Ortego

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Thursdays 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (EST 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.)


"Zydeco Workout with Lola Love"

Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST

(EST 10:00 p.m. to 1 a.m.)



"100% Louisiana Music"

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Fridays 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)


"Louisiana Rhythms"

KFAI (Minneapolis, MN) —

Fridays 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (EST 3 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)



"Zydeco Est Pas Sale"

KRVS, (Lafayette, LA) —

Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon  (EST 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Traditional, contemporary and live Zydeco sounds. Cultural conversation and information on community events.


"Saturday Afternoon Live" with Big Al Benoit

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Saturdays Noon to 6 p.m. (EST 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.)


"Zydeco Stomp"

KRVS, (Lafayette, LA) —

Host: Herman Fuselier

Saturdays, noon to 3 p.m. (EST 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Louisiana music including Zydeco, Cajun, Swamp Pop and Blues.


"Born on the Bayou"

KRVS (Lafayette, LA) —

Saturdays, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EST 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

hosted by Lee Kleinpeter

Swamp pop and Louisiana R&B, zydeco, Cajun, blues and more.


"Saturday Night Throwdown" with Paul Marx

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Saturdays 6 p.m. to midnight (EST 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.)


"Second Line Parade" with Drew Miller

KSDS (San Diego, CA) —

Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. PST (EST 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.)



"Zydeco Zity Radio"

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)


Sundays 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (EST 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Click "Replay" button on Website to replay past programs anytime


"Cajun Sunday Morning"  with Derek Landry

KBON (Eunice, LA) —

Sundays 7 a.m. to noon (EST 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)


"Cajun and Zydeco"

with Charles Laborde and Jim Hobbs

WWOZ (New Orleans, LA)

Sundays, Noon to 2 p.m.  (EST 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.)


"Louisiana Gumbeaux"

WRFG (Atlanta, GA) —

Sundays 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST


"Zydeco Workout" featuring Zydeco Lady, Lola Love

KZSU (Stanford University, CA) —

PST 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sundays (EST 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

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"Louisiana Gumbo Show" with Kid Red

WSLR (Sarasota, FL) —

Sundays EST 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.



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