Cajun and Creole music developed in parallel in Southwest Louisiana as a regional expression of jazz mixed with rhythm and blues. In the late 1940s, the vest frottoir, or rubboard, was added as the principal rhythm instrument and the new sound was called Zydeco. This category is for sites about both Cajun and Zydeco music.

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Cajun and Zydeco in Nederland
E-zine with concert dates, CD and event reviews, MP3s, English and French lyrics, articles, and artist profiles. [English/Dutch]
Cajun Radio and Zydeco Radio Guide
A guide to Cajun and Zydeco radio programs in the United States. Also featuring a link guide to Cajun and Zydeco culture, genealogy, festivals, regional dance newsletters, bands, dance instructors and music.
Cajun Zydeco Web Resources
San Francisco Bay Area Cajun and zydeco music and dance information, including CD, book and event reviews, special events, recommended related sites, and a Northern California schedule of events.
The Cajun-Zydeco Connection of Huntsville
Promoting live Cajun and Zydeco music, dances, dance instruction and the culture of Southwest Louisiana in the North Alabama area. Includes event listings, photographs, and links.
Louisiana Sue
Newsletter with schedules for Cajun and Zydeco band tours, dance camps, and festivals in California and Nevada. Includes West Coast Cajun/Zydeco Music and Dance Association membership information, a history of the styles in California, and links.

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