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KGNU & CFCZs Annual Mardi Gras Dance Party 2019

February 23, 2019

KGNU and Colorado Friends of Cajun and Zydeco (CFCZ) celebrate Mardi Gras with an evening of music and dance with the Preston Frank-Ed Poullard Creole Dance Band on Saturday, February 23.

KGNU and Colorado Friends of Cajun and Zydeco (CFCZ) celebrate Mardi Gras with an evening of music and dance with the Preston Frank-Ed Poullard Creole Dance Band on Saturday, February 23.

Inimitable zydeco masters Preston Frank and Ed Poullard have delighted audiences for years across the country, including the prestigious Rhythm-n-Roots Festival in Rhode Island and Grass Roots in Trumansburg, NY, not to mention their home base of Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas.

Steeped in tradition, their exuberant style of zydeco is a gumbo of Cajun, old-time Creole la-la and modern zydeco.

Multi-instrumentalist Poullard hails from a long line of zydeco musicians as does Preston Frank, the father of the mega-popular zydeco star Keith Frank. Both musicians teach accordion and fiddle at various music camps across the country to budding enthusiasts.

A zydeco dance lesson starts at 7 p.m., music at 8, with doors at 6 p.m. The Avalon Ballroom’s dance floor will be vibrating with enthusiasm at this annual Mardi Gras event.

Oskar Blues will provide delicious Cajun-style fare for purchase, followed by a traditional celebratory King Cake. Wine & beer will be available for purchase. In the spirit of Mardi Gras, there will be a costume contest with prizes. It’s your time to shine and win the more outrageous the better!

More information available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/362542171180713/

Details

Date:
February 23, 2019
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Venue

The Urban Farm
CO United States

Organizer

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Primary Category
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Website 1
https://www.facebook.com/events/362542171180713/
Submitter Email
Sarah@kgnu.org
Street
6185 Arapahoe Rd
City
Boulder
Phone/Email
303-515-4522
Brief Description
KGNU and Colorado Friends of Cajun and Zydeco (CFCZ) celebrate Mardi Gras with an evening of music and dance with the Preston Frank-Ed Poullard Creole Dance Band on Saturday, February 23.