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Swamp in the City - A Cajun/Creole Music Festival

  • Dates: May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
  • Location: Jalopy Theatre & School of Music
  • Address: 315 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Phone: (718) 395-3214
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Price: $25 (workshops) - $115 (full weekend passes)
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Swamp in the City is a Cajun/Creole music festival in Brooklyn that celebrates the traditional music, culture and cuisine of Southwest Louisiana. The 3-day festival takes place May 17th-19th and features over a dozen+ Louisiana dancehall bands, Cajun & Zydeco music, musical instrument workshops led by Grammy-winning artists, backyard jam sessions, a Sunday family dance, Cajun/Creole food, libations, and more!

Swamp in the City is excited to welcome top-notch talent from Louisiana including Jesse Lege, Cedric Watson, Joel Savoy, Kelli Jones, Mitch Reed, Wilson Savoy, Chas Justus, Chris Stafford, Desiree Champagne, Darren Wallace, Jo Vidrine and Colin Gould, plus foot-stomping dancehall bands from the Northeast including Rose & the Bros, C'est Bon Cajun Dance Band and The Empty Bottle Ramblers

The festival will take place May 17-19 at Jalopy Theatre and Tavern. NOTE: the tavern will be closed to the general public during this festival. Our venues have limited capacity and tickets WILL sell out, so don't wait! Buy early and don't worry.