The Cajun Cowboy and The Stirrups at the Liberty Theater March 31, 2018
The Cajun Cowboy and The Stirrups, featuring eleven-year-old Gerald Broussard Jr. on accordion and most vocals, performed excellent renditions of Cajun standards at the Liberty Theater March 31, 2018.

Other members of the family band included Gerald’s father, Gerald “T-Boy” Broussard Sr., on steel guitar and vocals; Gerald’s sister, Renada Broussard, on drums and vocals; and his mother, Lisa Broussard, playing bass and serving as emcee for the show.

Gerald Broussard Jr., who began singing Cajun music at jams sessions and festivals when he was three years old, has performed at many festivals and other venues throughout Southwest Louisiana, and he has been invited on stage to play with a host of well known musicians. He placed first in his age division in accordion contests sponsored by the International Crowley Rice Festival for two years in a row, the Rayne Frog Festival, and the Jennings Squeezebox Shootout, and he received the Cajun French Music Association’s New Dawn Award.

Renada Brossard has been playing drums professionally since she was 16, beginning in Louisiana and going on to tour and record with bands at major venues in some seventeen states.

Gerald “T-Boy” Broussard Sr. has been playing and recording Cajun music since he was nine years old. He performed with Camey Doucet,-Jimmy Thibodeaux et Musique, Wayne Toups and the Crowley Aces, and Milton Adams as well as Aldus Roger.

For more information about the accomplishments of Gerald Broussard Jr. and his band, go to www.facebook.com/TheCajunCowboyAndTheStirrups7/.

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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