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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