WE'VE RETURNED FOR LET'S ZYDECO'S 28th SEASON!
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Saturday, April 23, 2022
C.J. CHENIER & THE RED HOT LOUISIANA BAND
"The Crown Prince of Zydeco"
Grammy Nominated - 2011
Let's Zydeco's 2014 Mardi Gras Show with C.J. Chenier highlighted in THE NEW YORKER: http://nyr.kr/1lnwoZH
Tasty & Reasonably priced dining - Full Bar -
Experience Top Level Sound & Sprung Wooden Dance Floor
Living Blues magazine hails him as "The best living zydeco singer and accordionist."
"Complex, driving rhythms force you to dance. A powerful, soulful vocal delivery forces you to listen" .. The Chicago Defender
To his legions of fans, he's the man whose music moves them deep in their souls, and to those who love to dance he's the man who makes holes in the soles of their shoes. He is the source of the infectious, rhythmic music fueling the wild dance parties that erupt whenever he plays. He is Clayton Joseph (C.J.) Chenier, son of legendary zydeco master and pioneer, Clifton Chenier.
Carrying on the legacy of his late father, "The King of Zydeco" Clifton Chenier, C.J. has been fronting the famous Red Hot Louisiana Band for almost 2 decades, reinvigorating the genre with his exceptional musicianship. C.J. Chenier records on the Alligator Label. He has garnered several "Zydeco Album of The Year" awards, consecutive Living Blues Critics awards, and a 1997 NAIRD Indie Award.
Come join us at Connollys, and help keep Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco music & dance alive and well in NYC.
Connollys is a restaurant with tasty food, a full bar and a great wooden dance floor
We welcome all people who love and want to support Live Louisiana Music
Connollys on 45th St (Food Available)
121 West 45th Street (between 6th and 7th Ave) - 3rd Floor
Doors open: 6:30 pm for dinner, drinks or socializing
Music: 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Admission: $35 — Tickets at the door, admission guaranteed
Parking: Metered Street Parking on Saturdays
Best garage: The Edison-Hippodrome Park/Fast on 44th between 5th and 6th Ave
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Saturday, April 9, 2022
L'IL MO & the MONICATS
A Classic Country, Rockabilly Swing, Honky Tonk Good Time
At Connolly's - Tasty Food - Full Bar - Wooden Dance Floor - Top Level Sound
Monica Passin (Li’l Mo),brings her full band to Connolly’s on April 9th. It's a change up from our traditional zydeco bands... Li'l Mo and the Monicat's previous shows at Connollys have been highlighted as well as illustrated in The New Yorker, and I am personally really looking forward to this show.
The Monicats will keep you dancing to old-school country, rockabilly, swing, jump blues, and 60s pop-inspired songs. We have a special dance lesson with guest teacher Barry Koffler in the basic country western dance styles. Don’t miss what has now become an annual extra-special show!
Bill Kirchen, Titan of The Telecaster, wrote the liner notes the recent Monicats album, Whole Lotta Lovin’: “Boy, can she sing. Monica is a triple-threat, a chanteuse who can rock and write songs you swear you grew up with. This is the real deal, a captivating singer with soulful new material, and a voice that breathes life into some choice classics.”
(Photo: Li'l Mo & the Monicats at the late, great Two Boots Brooklyn by Misha Erwitt)