2. Upcoming Events (Seattle Area)

3. Dances & Events (Northwest)

4. Dances & Events (National)

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1. ONGOING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle) top

SUNDAYS

THURSDAYS

  • Cajun Jam Sessions at various locations. Dancers and listeners welcome. To get on the mailing list and for questions, email Katherine.


2. UPCOMING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle Area) top

May.24-27 | Northwest Folklife Festival
Happy hippies and copious dancing, Folklife Festival is a venerable Seattle Memorial Day tradition at Seattle Center
Friday in the Roadhouse: Swamp Soul 8-8:50pm | Bayou Envie 9-9:50
Sunday in the Roadhouse: Touloulou 4-4:50 | Folichon 5-5:50pm
Monday in the Armory: Zydeco Rex 11-11:45am | Troupeau Acadien 12-12:45pm


Mon, Jun.3 | Folichon
at Hale's Music Mondays at Hale's Brewery. Ted Granger says: "These gigs are way fun, with plenty of dancing and good food from the El Camion folks, and of course the wonderful array of Hale's Ales."

Sat, Jun.8 | Swamp Soul
Swamp Soul 7:30-9:30pm, Third Place Commons dance, Lake Forest Park Town Center, (17171 Bothell Way NE).

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Jun.21 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


Louisiana music extravaganza!
July 4-7 | Waterfront Blues Festival (Portland, OR)
Waterfront Blues Festival is coming, and it's better than ever! An exceptional lineup of Louisiana talent lead the charge, including Trombone Shorty, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Wayne Singleton & Same Ol' 2-step, Feufollet, Li'l Pookie & the Zydeco Sensations, plus not-to-be-missed acts like Christone "Kingish" Ingram, Southern Avenue, Larkin Poe and many more. The Festival is offering a special deal for us zydeco lovers this year, the Zydeco Buddy Pass! The package deal includes a ride on the new Bayou Blues Cruise featuring Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Bayou Boys, Terry Hanck, and The BrassRoots Movement -- can you say PARTY BOAT?! Also included are a Buddy Pass (admission to all four days of the fest, July 4-7), and discounted admission to after hours shows (which are killer this year!). If you've already bought a pass you can upgrade to this for just 10 bucks and still save a bundle. To take advantage just:
• 1. Click here
• 2. Choose Add to Cart
• 3. Where it says “Please list your association here” enter Gatorboy (all one word)
See you on the boat, baby!

Live from Louisiana!
Wed, Jul.10 | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble at The Royal Room, 7-10pm, $15 adv / $20 dos, tickets available at Stranger Tickets. Doors open 6pm, Zydeco lesson with the Gator Boy, 6:30pm. See more info and help spread the good word here on the FB event . You know it's gonna be a smokin' hot show, with a zydeco party down South Seattle way at this wonderful venue, and with capacity limited it's likely to sell out, so get your tix today!

Sun, Jul.14 | Swamp Soul
Swamp Soul 2-5pm, Fairhaven Village Green (1207 10th St, Bellingham, WA 98225).

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Jul.19 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Aug.16 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


Sat, Sep.8 | Swamp Soul
Swamp Soul 7-8:45pm, CrossRoads Bellevue (15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008).

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Sep.20 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Oct.18 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Nov.15 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Dec.20 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news along with dance and music videos and other cool content.



3. DANCES & EVENTS (Northwest) top

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Ongoing...
          Portland, OR • Wednesdays
Cascade Zydeco's Weekly Zydeco Lesson and CD dance; check their website for location and times.
          Portland, OR • 1st Friday Roland and Janine host a "Zydeco Social" at Viscount Dance Studios, 7:30-10:30pm, $5. Dance lesson and a nice relaxed evening of zydeco dancing. Roland and Janine are happy to offer assistance if you want to work on your styling.
         Vancouver, WA • Sundays Zydeco at Dodge City Bar & Grill, hosted by Penny and Phil 7-9pm. All ages.



4. DANCES & EVENTS (National) top

Also, see links to other Cajun/Zydeco calendars around the nation.



5. HOT LINKS & DANCE CLASSES top

DANCE CLASSES

Gator Boy Productions
Ongoing classes and private lessons with the Gator Boy! Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Country, Swing, Waltz and more. Click here for more info.

Lykes to Dance (MaryLee Lykes, 425.678.8300)
Classes ongoing with MaryLee Lykes, a Seattle icon and dancer extraordinaire!

For additional local Cajun/Zydeco information, see the Gator Boy's HOT LINKS


ALLONS ZYDECO! top

The mission of Gator Boy Productions and the Seattle Zydeco Events Network (Seattle ZEN) is to promote Zydeco, Cajun and Louisiana cultural and music events in and around Seattle by providing regular, accurate, and comprehensive information in an effort to continually expand and energize Seattle's Cajun/Zydeco community.

This service is provided by Sean Donovan and Gator Boy Productions.