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“Fat Tuesday” Mardi Gras Party with Aux Cajunals and Billy, Willie, & Lloyd

February 21 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM PST

Fat Tuesda Mardi Gras Party with Aux Cajunals and Billy, Willie, & Lloyd

The Aux Cajunals is led by fiddler Suzy Thompson, co-founder (with the late Danny Poullard) of the California Cajun Orchestra, who apprenticed in Louisiana with Cajun fiddle legend Dewey Balfa and also was mentored by Dennis McGee and Cheese Read. Suzy learned to play accordion from Danny Poullard. Agi Ban (of the Midnite Ramblers) and Karen Celia Heil (formerly of the Creole Belles) join Suzy on fiddles. Eric Thompson, another co-founder of the California Cajun Orchestra, plays guitar. He and Suzy have performed with many Cajun greats including DL Menard, Beausoleil, Marc and Ann Savoy, Ed Poullard, Jesse Lege & Joel Savoy, and David Greely. Their daughter Allegra (of the Midnite Ramblers) plays upright bass.

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Date:
February 21
Time:
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM PST
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Organizer

Ashkenaz
Phone:
510-525-5054
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Venue

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave. (at Gilman)
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Phone:
(510) 525-5054
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