Best of Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 2002


Best of Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 2002


Released in 2011

We are delighted to announce thatValcour Records has teamed up with Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and theArchives of Cajun and Creole Folklore at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to make available for the first time ever selected performances from Louisiana’s largest Cajun and Creole music festival. In this inaugural release, The Best of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles 2002, you’ll hear spirited live performances by some of the biggest names in Cajun and Creole music today, including Wayne Toups, Steve Riley, Jo-El Sonnier, Balfa Toujours and more! We have plans to release many more of these “Bootleg” albums featuring your favorite Louisiana artists live on-stage, including entire sets by a single artist. 

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Sample Tracks

Artists Credits/Tracks:

Artist Credits
1.  Zydeco Joe – Allons Danser, Chère
2.  Jason Frey – Ton Coeur Est Barré
3.  Feufollet – Chère Mom
4.  Jambalaya – Fais Do Do, Bébé 
5.  Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys – Bon Rêve
6. Veillée – Un Beau Dimanche Matin
7. Belton Richard – Le Paradis Des Musiciens
8.  Walter Mouton and the Scott Playboys – J’ai été-z-au Bal
9.  Lafayette Rhythm Devils – Choupique Two-Step
10.  Charivari – Le Holiday
11.  Balfa Toujours – L’anse Aux Pailles
12.  Balfa Toujours with Bois-Sec Ardoin – Fond de Culottes Two-Step
13.  Wayne Toups – Tard Dans La Vie
14.  Jo-El Sonnier – Amédé Ardoin

Artist Credits for Bonus Tracks
1. Jason Frey – Rougeau Two-Step
2. Jambalaya – Lafayette Breakdown
3. Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys – Maline
4. Veillée – Les zydecos sont pas salés
5. Belton Richard – 17 chandelles
6. Walter Mouton and the Scott Playboys – Allons danser
7. Charivari – The Monkey and the Fiddle
8. Balfa Toujours – Bernadette
9. Wayne Toups – Hick’s Wagon Wheel Special
10. Jo-El Sonnier – Chère bébé