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PRESENTED BY:
The Rochester Cajun Zydeco Network

Jesse Lége
& Bayou Brew


Jesse Lége – One of the world’s most revered Cajun vocalists and accordion players

April 21st Friday

at the Harmony House

58 East Main St, Webster, NY 14580

Get your ONLINE ADVANCED TICKETS here
no service fee

~~ let’s do it up right ~~
~~ be sure to bring a dish/snack to pass ~~

 

Jesse Lége

Honored inductee of the Cajun Music Hall of Fame
Winner of numerous Cajun French Music Association awards:
Accordion Player, Male Vocalist, Band, and Song of the Year

Wonderful Preview Videos (more below):

“Master accordion player and super vocalist,  Jesse is a living legend in Cajun music.   When he plays accordion, he possesses a stance of such rigor, that even a hit from a rhinoceros would leave him bolted down, unaffected.”       PINE LEAF BOYS - PERSON OF THE WEEK

" Lége’s soaring voice resonates with ... piercing, yet beautiful heartache . . . [he] possesses one of the truly great voices in contemporary Cajun music. Listeners who do not experience chills hearing him sing … had better check
 their pulse."   DAVID SIMPSON, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

EVENT BASICS:

8:00-11:00 - Performance

  • TICKETS: $15 advance (available at stores listed below) / $18 day of show / $10 with ID Student

IN PERSON: Bop Shop Records, 1460 Monroe Ave, Brighton 14610

 

Jesse Lége – snapshot biography

Jesse Lége is one of the most admired Cajun accordionists and vocalists from Southwest Louisiana. Beginning with Cajun accordion at age 16, Jesse has been playing traditional Cajun music for over 40 years with a variety of bands in various Louisiana dancehalls. He has garnered numerous Cajun French Music Association awards, known as the "Cajun Grammys": Traditional Band of the Year, Accordion Player of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Band of the Year, and for "Memoires Dans Mon Coeur," Song of the Year.  In 1998 he was inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame. Jesse has played Cajun events throughout Louisiana, the US and world. Bayou Brew band behind Jesse, gives incredible dance rhythm and a bottom-line creating a sound and musical heartbeat of true Cajun music. One need only listen for a minute to hear Louisiana authenticity of Bayou Brew's music so deeply rooted in a momentum demanded by patrons in dance halls of Louisiana and Texas, and many of Jesse's songs have become standards, breathing new life into Cajun Country Music.

JESSE LEGE Videos:
Jesse Lége @ Augusta Cajun Week, Mamou Hot Step - www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRRsgTmS4Ss
Jesse Lége w/ Cajun Country Revival - You Won't Be Satisfied - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh9CXnoDua4
Jesse Lége Blackpot 2015 - Sunday Afternoon Waltz - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo-CdylgFPg
Jesse Lége Blackpot Festival, Lafayette LA 2015 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OXaMgAY6vo
Jesse Lége w/ Al Berard at Black Pot Camp - www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCSCW3xb-Hw
Jesse Lége & Joel Savoy w/ Cajun Country Revival - www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAR3PXDTzUA  
Jesse Lége & Joel Savoy w/ Caleb Klauder Country Band - Ouvrez La Porte - www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruhnrcviTZA
Jesse Lége + Walter Mouton - Twin accordions - www.youtube.com/watch?v=zntmUjAKZzs

JESSE LEGE & BAYOU BREW Videos:
Jesse Lége & Bayou Brew @ Bayou_n_Brooklyn Music Festival - www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW9_b7bgA_Y
Jesse Lége & Bayou Brew - Bayou n' Brooklyn - www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJOLOQCsSWA
Jesse Lége & Bayou Brew @ Hurricane Relief Benefit -  www.youtube.com/watch?v=dneyK1vyti0

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