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Old 10-06-2018, 09:00 AM
 
Location: DC metropolitan area
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If you are an aficionado of Cajun French music, this is a great site: https://cajunmusicradio.com/. It streams 24/7 classic and more contemporary Cajun music sung in French.

So few Louisianans know much French these days. So, there aren't many left who can produce new material in the language. The band Sweet Crude does, however. They definitely are not within the traditional Cajun music genre. Are there (m)any other bands/musicians still producing new stuff in French in Louisiana?
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Old 10-06-2018, 10:18 PM
 
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If you are an aficionado of Cajun French music, this is a great site: https://cajunmusicradio.com/. It streams 24/7 classic and more contemporary Cajun music sung in French.

So few Louisianans know much French these days. So, there aren't many left who can produce new material in the language. The band Sweet Crude does, however. They definitely are not within the traditional Cajun music genre. Are there (m)any other bands/musicians still producing new stuff in French in Louisiana?

Check out a friend of mine, Kegan Navarre. He's young and very talented.
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Old 10-07-2018, 05:43 PM
 
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A lot of Zydeco musicians sing a few songs in French, though it´s not their principle language. Keith Frank is one who comes to mind.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yOKRE7r-FI
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Old 10-07-2018, 05:48 PM
 
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Beau Soleil does.
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Old 10-08-2018, 10:38 AM
 
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Check out a friend of mine, Kegan Navarre. He's young and very talented.
I listened to some of his songs on YouTube. He has good Cajun French vocals (and I'm not going to say for a 'young guy'). He is just good, talented.
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Old 12-03-2018, 07:53 AM
 
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I have a young friend who plays Zydeco, soul, R&B, funk and jazz. He's very serious about his music, and his major in college is music. I'm not sure if he grew up around french speaking, or took it in school, but he seems pretty fluent in it, (to me anyway.)


He plays bass in another friend's Zydeco band, but he also has his own band, RJ and Zydeco Smoove.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdPAhoNXwa8


My friend is the one in the Hawaiian shirt.
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Old 12-03-2018, 05:45 PM
 
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If you are an aficionado of Cajun French music, this is a great site: https://cajunmusicradio.com/. It streams 24/7 classic and more contemporary Cajun music sung in French.

So few Louisianans know much French these days. So, there aren't many left who can produce new material in the language. The band Sweet Crude does, however. They definitely are not within the traditional Cajun music genre. Are there (m)any other bands/musicians still producing new stuff in French in Louisiana?
Lafayette NPR radio station plays cajun music at regular time slots throughout the week. FM 88.7. I think one is Saturday mornings, but there are others throughout the week. The real thing and in Cajun French. KRVS Radio Schedule | KRVS
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Old 02-08-2019, 10:05 AM
 
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Cajun + Creole + Zydeco musicians in South Louisiana still perform, write, and arrange some of their music in French for at least parts of the songs.

Based on my observations, all of these musicians perform a repertoire of traditional Creole and Cajun francophone songs.
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Old 04-03-2019, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Hudson, FL
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Lee Benoit does sing in French, but not for all his songs. He has a bunch of videos on Youtube, and I prefer Allons danser Colinda.
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