LIVE: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, 4/19/13

May 3rd, 2013, 2:00 pm by Greg
Cedric Watson

Cedric Watson

Review by Greg Haymes
Photographs by Michael Kats

When I first walked into the Sanctuary for Independent Media, I was disappointed to find that only about two-thirds of the usual number of chairs were set up for the concert. “Too bad,” I thought to myself, imagining that a small crowd was expected for the show.

I was wrong, and the folks at the Sanctuary were right. It wasn’t that they were expecting a small crowd; it was simply that they weren’t expecting the crowd to be sitting down for very long. This was a Louisiana dance party, after all, and sometime around the second of third tune of the evening – “Why You Wanna Make Me Cry?” or “Le Solier Est Leve” – I got up out of my seat, too.

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Win FREE TIX to Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday!

January 30th, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg

Mardi Gras is still three weeks away (it rolls around on Tuesday, February, 21 this year), but the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall is getting the party started early when Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole storm into the Music Hall at 8pm on Saturday.

One of the brightest young talents to emerge in Cajun, Creole and zydeco music over the last decade, Cedric Watson is a four-time Grammy-nominated multi-takented musical threat – fiddler, singer, accordionist and songwriter.

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