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Jo-El's Storytellers
Jo-El's Storytellers
On July 12, we were honored to have Cajun music legend Jo-EL Sonnier and his band perform for us live in our new video studio.  This is the first of what will be a string of exclusive, live concerts by Louisiana's best and most important Cajun and Zydeco artists.  For the first time, we're offering the entire concert for you to view for free!
Boustany, Landry to Debate
Boustany, Landry to Debate
Despite what has been a very heavily contentious campaign across South Louisiana, sitting Republican congressmen Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry have not yet faced off in a debate for the 3rd Congressional District seat. That will  change Wednesday night as Cajun Radio 1470/1290 AM teams up with Lafayette's news radio KPEL 96.5 FM to bring a live one-hour debate in which all the questions are pro
Chubby Carrier Brings Grammy By Studio, Rocks Some Clifton Chenier — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO, PHOTO]
Chubby Carrier Brings Grammy By Studio, Rocks Some Clifton Chenier — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO, PHOTO]
We were honored to welcome Grammy-award winner Chubby Carrier to the Cajun Radio studios this morning.  He not only shared his stories about what it was like to win music's highest award, but he shared some of his favorite music with us -- including this Clifton Chenier classic:
Hip Boot Joe ‘Loves, Touches and Squeezes’ at Marshland Festival — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
Hip Boot Joe ‘Loves, Touches and Squeezes’ at Marshland Festival — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
It turns out that Friday’s Marshland Festival’s opening night was the farewell performance from our friends in Hip Boot Joe. You might know these guys from their work with Wayne Toups, especially the song "Here in Louisiana."  Notice Travis Thibodeaux, the lead singer -- he's the guy who wrote Toups's mega hit "Take My Hand" when he was 14 years old.  What were you doing when y
Damon Troy and Final Five Rip Into “Party Down” at Marshland — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
Damon Troy and Final Five Rip Into “Party Down” at Marshland — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
Damon Troy and Final Five set the house on fire Friday night with their blistering set at the Marshland Festival, and we brought our cameras to make sure we didn’t miss a beat.  When he ripped into “Party Down,” it made our hair stand up.  If it don’t give you the chills, see a doctor, baby.
A Little ‘Butt Thang,” Anyone? — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
A Little ‘Butt Thang,” Anyone? — BACKSTAGE PASS [VIDEO]
We promised you the rest of our footage from Horace Trahan's appearance in the studio this morning, and since you've been such good boys and girls on this Friday, we decided to keep our promise.  Horace will be live at the Marshland Festival Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Civic Center in Lake Charles.  And his new album will be out soon!  See more in this video!