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Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival
Phone (512) 441-9015
Price $20; age 8 and under free.
Age Suitability All Ages

Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival

Saturday, Apr 12 10:00a

It's all about the food and the music! This popular Louisiana themed event features the best in Louisiana cuisine prepared by concessionaires from Louisiana and Texas. Enjoy an extensive menu of Cajun seafood. The highlight of the show is 5,000 pounds of crawfish and other bayou favorites. Enjoy dancers, juju mamas, and lots of beads and tokens. Music includes Cajun, Zydeco, Funk, Brass Bands, Blues, Rock, & Jazz . Belly dancers and late night burlesque shows will add to the excitement.

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Performers at this Event
Buckwheat Zydeco
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Since starting out in the 1980s, Buckwheat Zydeco (aka Stanley Dural), a performer as musically vital as the legendary Clifton Chenier, has gone on to be the most commercially successful zydeco act ever....
Cowboy Mouth
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Cowboy Mouth are a collective of '80s rock & roll survivors -- musicians with slight new wave and alternative connections who have aspired to AOR stardom. Formed in the early '90s after alternative rock had broken into the mainstream, the group fused AOR with alternative and roots rock influences on a handful of indie releases before signing with MCA Records in 1996....
C.J. Chenier
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The son of late zydeco music pioneer Clifton Chenier, C.J. Chenier (born Clayton Joseph Chenier) has been dubbed "the crown prince of zydeco." Since inheriting leadership of his father's group, the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Chenier has continued to pay tribute to his father's sound and to expand the zydeco tradition....
Bonerama
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Rock-oriented New Orleans brass band Bonerama were formed by trombonists Mark Mullins and Craig Klein, both of whom had been members of Harry Connick's band since 1990. Mullins obtained a weekly residency at the New Orleans nightclub Tipitina's in the summer of 1998 and turned it into a trombone summit....
Location & Nearby Info
Austin American-Statesman
305 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 445-3500
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Nov 14, 2007 - briansmithsf on Cowboy Mouth
Best Band I'd Never heard of

Cowboy Mouth is hands down the most fun band I've seen live in many years - all without knowing a single note of a single song beforehand. I was dancing, jumping and hollering by the 3rd song. Lead singer/ drummer packs more energy into his 240 lb frame than an LSU linebacker. Part revival, part fraternity rock, part New Orleans funk and soul. I am a convert to the church of CW. Amen!