Month: April 2018

20 Apr 2018

Bringing Amédé Home – About the Amédé Ardoin Commemorative

2018-09-25T21:30:09+00:00

March 11, 2018, nearly 500 music fans, locals, and Ardoin family members welcomed Amédé home. Bringing Amédé Home was a symbolic event honoring one of Louisiana’s most iconic musicians, Amédé Ardoin. The ceremony featured a candlelit Remembrance Vigil, a Bal du Dimanche après-midi (Sunday afternoon house dance), and the unveiling of the Amédé Ardoin Commemorative. “In the 1920s and ‘30s, Amédé crafted tunes that poured the foundation for Cajun music and zydeco… If you find a Cajun band that doesn’t know the Lacassine Special, make a citizen’s arrest. The only Cajun songs probably more [...]

Bringing Amédé Home – About the Amédé Ardoin Commemorative2018-09-25T21:30:09+00:00
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