Author: Michael Patrick Welch

Classically Trained

For 34 years now, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra has shown the region, known for its Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music, a few more uses for the fiddle and double bass. The sometimes 200-piece ASO has just begun its 34th season, themed “Orchestrating…

Give and Take

Lafayette musician Tiffany Lamson of Givers works on solo material and tries on several new genres

Golden Grace

The Lost Bayou Ramblers are found by the Grammys, nabbing a shiny statue on the cusp of 20 years as a band

happy go lucky

D.L. Menard, the ‘Cajun Hank Williams,’ lives on through his music

Legacy Lost

Musician Sean Ardoin remembers vibrant Miller’s Zydeco Hall of Fame in Opelousas

Pure Cajun

The Cajun Music Preservation Society keeps tradition alive