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American Roots Concert Series: C.J. Chenier and the Red-Hot Louisiana Band – SOLD OUT
Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome C.J. Chenier and the Red-Hot Louisiana Band as part of our outdoor American Roots Music Series!
C.J. Chenier, a Creole born and raised in an indigenous American culture with its distinct language, cuisine and music, delivers a soulful vocal and accordion! Chenier, a GRAMMY® nominated, world renowned musician and recording artist, has performed alongside many internationally recognized artists including his GRAMMY® awarded father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco”, Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr., The Gin Blossoms, and John Mayall. He has appeared on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and was featured on VH1 and Entertainment Weekly.
C.J. has exhibited his musicianship at many large festival venues such as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Blues Festival and Austin’s SxSW Music Conference. In addition to a GRAMMY® award nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, C.J. has received many major awards inclusive of the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l’Académie Charles Cros (France) and Best of the Beat Best Zydeco Album (Offbeat Magazine).
“Hard-charging riffs, bluesy shouts in the vocals and a rhythm section that makes
two-steps into ratcheting rock.” – The New York Times
Our friends at Little Pearl are offering boxed dinners to enjoy during the show! You can choose between two sandwiches: Cold Fried Chicken or Cold Fried Eggplant. Pre-order now, and pick up your meal between 3:30 – 4:30pm right out front of the Little Pearl patio. Orders are accepted until the Thursday prior to the show.