Helpful Links

Fredda and Sid Williams
with Sid Williams, owner of
El Sido’s Zydeco Club

Arn Burkhoff’s website: ultimate listing for tri-state area, other states’ and international events; includes festivals, bands, dance instructors, travel directions, weather, smoking rules, floor descriptions

Jeremy Rice’s website:  events in the Westchester, NY area

Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing:  Manhattan summer outdoor dances with lessons; sometimes has Cajun, zydeco

Louisiana Music Factory: music, books, DVD’s, memorabilia, in-store concerts, listening stations. 421 Frenchmen St, New Orleans

Floyd’s Music Shop: Ville Platte, LA (online orders only)

Offbeat Magazine:  info on New Orleans, other LA dance,
music, plus articles, festival and nightclub schedules:

Fredda at Lincoln Center
with dance posse @ Lincoln Center 2005

Lafayette (LA) Convention and Visitor’s Commission:  info on festivals, lodging, travel, etc.

Rock ‘n’ Bowl: New Orleans dances, live music, bowling, restaurant, bar

New Orleans French Quarter Festival (free) :  wide range of music throughout the Quarter, including a Cajun and zydeco stage, food booths

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: wide variety of music at over 11 different stages, including one dedicated to Cajun and zydeco (also food, crafts)

Midtown Manhattan dances:  about once a month, most with Louisiana bands

Bayou in Brooklyn Festival:  in Red Hook area in May