Zydeco Storytellers

Grammy Winner Chubby Carrier Live In Westlake Friday Night
Zydeco star and Grammy award winner Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band will be rocking the Caribbean Cove at the Isle Of Capri Casino in Westlake, Louisiana this Friday night, January 9th.
Chubby has been all over Louisiana and the country entertaining folks and now he is coming back home to ent…
Zydeco Storytellers, Episode 6
Zydeco music has come a long way in the last century, and who knows where it will go in the next 100 years.  But one thing will always remain the same, according to Grammy winner Chubby Carrier -- if you want to make a mark on music, you can't copy other people.  You have to remain tr…
Zydeco Storytellers, Episode 5
Before Zydeco artists were getting feet moving in clubs worldwide, it was largely an in-home phenomenon.  For a young Chubby Carrier, it was nothing for his family to empty a room and turn it into a dance floor.
Zydeco Storytellers, Episode 4
The word "Zydeco" only goes back 50 years or so, but the roots of the music are ancient.  How can one style of music have roots in Germany, France, Italy, the Caribbean and America all at the same time?  Chubby Carrier explains.
Zydeco Storytellers, Episode 3
For Chubby Carrier, winning a Grammy Award was the culmination of a life-long dream -- not only for himself, but for the generations of musicians that preceded him.  But it was bittersweet, because his Grammy win also came the same year his parents passed away.
Zydeco Storytellers
Could you imagine just walking into a club and jamming with your Zydeco heroes?  Well, for Grammy-winner Chubby Carrier, it was just another Thursday night.  His father's legendary club, the Offshore Lounge, was basically Ground Zero of today's Zydeco explosion.
Zydeco Storytellers
Welcome to our web series, "Zydeco Storytellers!"  All this week, Chubby Carrier is going to talk about the roots of his music, his relationship with the family members that introduced him to Creole and Zydeco music, and what it's like to win a Grammy Award.  But fir…
Zydeco Storytellers
If you weren't in the audience in December when Cajun Radio held it's Listener's Lounge with Chubby Carrier, you missed a great show.  Chubby's not only a great musician, but a great storyteller, too.  So if you missed the show, we're giving you a chance to see it …