We've been to NOLA several times and we're planning 35 wedding anniversary trip soo. We've never heard a live band play Cajun or Zydecco music. We'll be staying in yhr warehouse district any sugggestions? The Rock and Bowl rockandbowl. The above link will give you more information. It is a twenty dollar cab fare from the French Quarter. Either you will hear pretty mediocre versions Mulatte's or you will have to look for it.
Cajun or Zydeco?
Nobody cooks like a Louisiana Cajun — in the kitchen or on the dance floor. New Orleans is full of Boudreauxs, Landrys, Heberts and Terrebonnes who were taught how to dance by French-speaking grandparents in bayou country. Check out one of the Cajun dance halls listed below. Meeting Planners. Travel Professionals. Press and Media. You've added your first Trip Builder item! Keep track of your trip itinerary here.
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Though Cajun and zydeco music are not native to New Orleans they're rooted in Acadiana, the area around Lafayette , they've made a solid and lasting impression on the Big Easy's musical scene. There are also plenty of good Cajun and zydeco bands playing throughout the city on any given week, so no matter when you visit, you should be able to find an excellent band that'll have you waltzing and two-stepping around the floor for hours. It's okay to just sit in the back and watch, too. Just don't be too surprised if a friendly local drags you to the floor at some point. Follow their lead; you'll be fine. Keep an eye out for these excellent venues, which are likely to have Cajun and zydeco music on the docket. Mid-City Lanes is a one-of-a-kind venue which combines bowling, food, and live bands for an experience that you won't replicate anywhere else.