Jam Ҫa! at Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, Girard Park, Lafayette, Oct. 15, 2017
Jam Ҫa! is an open jam session held both days of Festivals Acadiens et Créoles at Girard Park in Lafayette. The photos in this set were taken during a couple of Sunday afternoon jams on Oct. 15, 2017. The leaders were Nathan Williams Jr. (Lil’ Nate), who heads the Zydeco Big Timers, and Kristi Guillory, who heads Bonsoir, Catin, joined by their students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where Williams and Guillory are instructors in the university’s traditional music program. The student ensembles are the Ragin’ Steppers and the Angelle Aces. For a description of the ensembles and the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Memorial Endowed Fund for Traditional Music that supports the traditional music program, go to music.louisiana.edu/news-events/events/20160202/cajun-zyd....

For a listing of Cajun and Zydeco bands and Mardi Gras photos included on these Flickr pages, go to www.cajunzydecophotos.com or www.cajunzydecophotos.com/mobile.
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