5. Choosing French Louisiana

 – Watch the band Lâche Pas performing « Le Jig français » at Nunu’s in Arnaudville:

Watch The Red Stick Ramblers play one of their blues compositions, « Doggone My Time », with Linzay Young (voice, violin), Kevin Wimmer (violin), Chas Justus (guitar), Eric Frey (bass).

Listen to the band Low Maintenance playing « The Patasa Two Step », on July 30, 2014.
The band includes fiddler Daniel Gale, who moved permanently to Louisiana in 2005. Low Maintenance plays every Wednesday night at Randol’s Restaurant in Lafayette (the band is Drew Simon – accordion, Daniel Gale – fiddle, Jamey Bearb – drums, Thomas David – bass, Justin Cormier – pedal steel guitar, David Trahan – guitar).

 

Tom's acoustic jam, Arnaudville

Tom’s acoustic jam, Arnaudville

Jam at Tom's, Lori on the yukulélé, Arnaudville

Jam at Tom’s, Lori on the yukulélé, Arnaudville

Tom's, kitchen and workshop

Tom’s, kitchen and workshop

Lâche Pas (Linda, Andrea and Missy as special guests) at Nunu’s, Arnaudville, November 1st, 2009

Lâche Pas (Linda, Andrea and Missy as special guests) at Nunu’s, Arnaudville, November 1st, 2009

 

Jam with two major figures of old-time music, Tracy Schwartz and Ginny Hawker, Blackpot Festival, 2010, Lafayette

Jam with two major figures of old-time music, Tracy Schwartz and Ginny Hawker, Blackpot Festival, 2010, Lafayette

 

Jam at Tom's. Tracy Schwartz, Ginny Hawker and members of the Foghorn Stringband from Portland, Oregon, 2010.

Jam at Tom’s. Tracy Schwartz, Ginny Hawker and members of the Foghorn Stringband from Portland, Oregon, 2010.

Ashokan (New York State), Southern Week, 2008. Workshop with The Red Stick Ramblers (here, Linzay Young and Kevin Wimmer)

Ashokan (New York State), Southern Week, 2008. Workshop with The Red Stick Ramblers (here, Linzay Young and Kevin Wimmer)

 

One day schedule at Balfa Camp, April 2008

One day schedule at Balfa Camp, April 2008

 

« Band Lab » at Balfa camp, 2008. Here, Tracy Schwarz, Kevin Wimmer and Steve Riley (hidden) watch some students to give them feedback.

« Band Lab » at Balfa camp, 2008. Here, Tracy Schwarz, Kevin Wimmer and Steve Riley (hidden) watch some students to give them feedback.

Linda Castle plays along with Ed Poullard, Balfa Camp, 2008.

Linda Castle plays along with Ed Poullard, Balfa Camp, 2008.

 

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