Nathan Williams of the Zydeco Cha Chas. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Join WXPN at World Cafe Live for the Zydeco Crossroads Grand Finale Weekend. Events include the premiere of the Zydeco Crossroads documentary by filmmaker Robert Mugge; a panel discussion on the evolution, influence, and future of zydeco, moderated by World Cafe host David Dye; performances by Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band, Rosie Ledet, Ruben Moreno, and Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; dancing, Cajun food, and more.
Weekend passes are $40 in advance, $35 for XPN members with promo code, or $50 at the door.
Performance and Program Schedule:
Friday, October 23
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Dance Lessons with Allons Danser : 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Ruben Moreno: 7:30–8:45 p.m.
Keith Frank: 9:15–10:45 p.m.
Saturday, October 24
Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Film Screening: Zydeco Crossroads: A Tale of Two Cities: 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: From the Past to the Future of Zydeco hosted by David Dye: 4:45–5:45 p.m.
Doors open at 7 p.m.
Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band: 7:30–8:45 p.m.
Wayne Singleton and Same Ol 2 Step: 9:05–10:20 p.m.
Rosie Ledet: 10:40–11:55 p.m.