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A joyous celebration of Cajun, Creole and Louisiana roots music, dance and culture set in the heart of the beautiful North Shropshire Lakelands!

9-11th August 2024

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It’s no exaggeration to say this guy is at the very top of his game and widely regarded as one of the very best and most exciting Louisiana Cajun musicians anywhere in the world today!From the renowned and highly respected Savoy Dynasty…Founder member of the world renowned band The Pine Leaf Boys.. Grammy award winning Accordionist, Pianist, fiddle player and more, we give you our Cajun superstar for 2024… from Eunice Louisiana…  the incredible WILSON SAVOY!!!

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We are absolutely thrilled to announce the highly renowned Country star, guitarist, accordion player, singer songwriter and the finest and most sought after Cajun bass player anywhere in the world today! From Breaux Bridge Louisiana, the positively fabulous.. YVETTE LANDRY!!

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Wayne has played with numerous bands over the years including, Keith Frank, Geno Delafosse, Zydeco Force, Chris Ardoin and Step Rideau.n 2005 Wayne formed his own band Lil' Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step.

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When we talk about Zydeco royalty, the Ardoin family name is probably the most revered. As the nephew of the legendary Alphonse 'Bois Sec' Ardoin, Harold Guillory takes his seat at the top table.Back in 2000 Harold started his own television show 'Louisiana Zydeco Live.

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We’re excited to announce that we will be going ahead with the festival in 2024! More info to be released in the coming weeks. Dates

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Big Weekend FAQ

Where are my tickets? I can’t find my ticket confirmation email? Your should have had a confirmation email on purchase, If you can’t find this

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Big Weekend Festival Info 2024

Welcome to the eleventh North Shropshire Big Weekend. Thank you for joining us for a foot-tapping, boogaloo-busting weekend of music and dance. Here are just

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Where to stay

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What is Cajun & Zydeco?

Cajuns les Cadiens or Les Acadiens, are descendants of the Acadian French from Acadia Canada, now settled in South West Louisiana.Cajun music is the traditional

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