Schedule of Events

Brooklyn’s only Cajun Zydeco Creole Music 

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{text-align:center} FRIDAY

08:00 PM-00:30 AM
9 May

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8.00 PM Church Point Riot
9.30 PM Louisiana Guest Musicians

{text-align:center} SATURDAY

12:00 PM-01:00 AM
10 May

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12:00PM beg/int Guitar & Song Kelli Jones-Savoy
12:00PM Int Cajun Fiddle: Joel Savoy
12:00PM Cajun Accordion: Wilson Savoy
1:30PM Cajun Community Jam

1:30PM Cajun Hobos
3:00PM Maggie & Michel
7:00PM Jambalaya Supper

2:00PM Emily Duff Band
3:00PM Empty Bottle Ramblers
4:30PM Kelli & Joel Savoy - Country
6:00PM Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco
7:30PM Cajun Dance Lesson
7:30PM Krewe de la Rue
9:00PM Supergroup Louisiana Guests
10:30PM Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew
12:00AM Empty Bottle Ramblers & Guests

{text-align:center} SUNDAY

12:00 PM-10:00 PM
11 May

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12:00PM Kelli Jones-Savoy: Beg-Int Guitar & Song
12:00PM Joel Savoy: Int Cajun Fiddle
12:00PM Wilson Savoy: Accordion
3:30PM Beginning Cajun Fiddle
1:30PM Cajun Community Jam

1:30PM Kelli & Joel Savoy

2:00PM Cajun Dance Lesson
2:00PM Catahoula Cajun Band
3:30PM Cajun Supergroup Louisiana Guests
5:00PM Li’l Mo & The Monicats
7:00PM Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew
8:30PM Zydeco Dance Lesson
8:30PM Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco & Guests

About Us

Bayou 'n Brooklyn Festival kicks off with a pre-show 
Thursday night at 8pm featuring Zydeco legend Preston Frank, and continues well until midnight, Sunday May 11. Performances are at Jalopy Music Theatre (315 Columbia Street, Between Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231). Admission is $20 Friday or Sunday, $30 Saturday, or $50 for a 3day/Full Weekend Pass. Workshop Prices are $25. Mention Bayou 'n Brooklyn and receive 15% discount at Comfort Inn, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, 17 Seabring Street, Brooklyn, NY, US, 11231 Phone: (718) 222-3200. Ask to speak to Amanda or Kam to get the discounted price.

Sponsored in part by ABITA BEER and the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council.

Meet The Muscians


Joel Savoy

Plays a Fiddle style that is at once authentic, and on the cutting edge! Founder of Grammy-Nominated Valcour Records More-Info-Here.

Wilson Savoy

Grammy Winning Cajun Accordion Player. Four-Time Grammy Nom & Co-founder of Pine Leaf Boys.

Kelli Jones-Savoy

The infinitely talented Kelli plays Old-Time and Cajun Fiddle. She also teaches Music and Dance throughout the US. More-Info-Here.

Jesse Lege

Inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame in 1988, Jesse is a royalty in the Southwest Louisiana music scene.

Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew

Bringing foot stompin' Cajun music to the world, one dance hall at a time.
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Church Point Riot

New York based Church Point Riot plays high-powered Cajun Dance Music, Country & Blues.

Dr. Zsa’s Powdered Zydeco

Brooklyn NY Zydeco band with a love of the Louisiana Creole & Cajun tradition.
Catahoula Cajun Band

Catahoula Cajun Band

Upbeat, Heartwarming, Danceable Northern Fried Cajun of Southwest Louisiana.
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Li’l Mo &The Monicats

Vintage Americana, Rockabilly, Western Swing and R&B! Follow them on Reverbnation-Here.

Empty Bottle Ramblers

Old - Style Cajun Music, Strictly Handmade.

Krewe de la Rue

Krewe de la Rue plays Heartfelt, Energetic & Punchy Dance Hall Mix of Cajun and Creole music.
Emily Duff Band

Emily Duff Band

Memphis Country Blues & Soul with a pinch of Honky Tonk for good measure!



For it's fourth year, the Bayou ‘n 
Brooklyn Music Festival is bringing award winning Louisiana performers. Headliners include Joel and Wilson Savoy, sons of Ann and Marc Savoy, major forces in the revival and preservation of Cajun Music.


Get a taste of Louisiana without leaving New 
York! It's a chance to learn a new song, refine a fiddle tune or dance step and enjoy authentic Cajun-made gumbo! Play by day and dance by night to Cajun, Creole and Zydeco award winning bands.

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Pin Location

Jalopy Theatre

315 Columbia Street

(Between Hamilton and Woodhull)

Brooklyn, NY 11231 USA

Address: 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone: 718 395 3214

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