Daily Discovery: Lost Bayou Ramblers, “Croche”

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Lost Bayou Ramblers was born deep in South Louisiana performing old style, predominantly acoustic Cajun music at clubs and festivals across the US, Europe, and Canada. They are currently on tour throughout the US. Click HERE to see if they are playing near you.

 

ARTIST: Lost Bayou Ramblers

SONG: Croche

BIRTHDATE: 01/02/1979

HOMETOWN: Lafayette, LA

CURRENT LOCATION: Arnaudville (Prairie des Femmes), LA

AMBITIONS: Prolifically recording and putting out the music I hear in my head.

TURN-OFFS: Festivals where you have to drink in a designated area.

TURN-ONS: Good green rooms.

DREAM GIG: Celebrate Brooklyn (played it this year, still a dream gig)

FAVORITE LYRIC: “The good times are killin’ me”

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Travis “Suga Bush” Laurendine

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Third Stone from the Sun”

5 PEOPLE I’D LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Daniel Lanois, Santigold, James Murphy, Lil Wayne, Prince

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Arcade Fire, Reflektor Tour, dancing in their bobble-heads on stage.

I WROTE THIS SONG: Because I love playing triangle, and the old song rhythms that seem extinct, like the cajun valse-a-deux-temps, it’s such a driving waltz it comes out like a blues.

 

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