LIVE: Buckwheat Zydeco @ Alive at Five, 7/19/12

July 31st, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg
Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco

Review by Fred Rudofsky
Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Mayor Jennings, could you please extend the Alive at Five curfew?

That’s what I thought after a brilliant set by 2010 Grammy Award-winner Buckwheat Zydeco came to an end all too soon.

Stanley Dural, Jr. (aka “Buckwheat”) and his band could have easily played another hour – they were on a roll, and the crowd at the Corning Preserve’s Riverfront Park was with them for the ride to the bayous of Louisiana. My bet is that an 11-song set would be just a warm-up back home.

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