Yvette Landry with The Time Jumpers

Yvette Landry with The Time Jumpers

  What do you do when you get an email inviting you to sit in with The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville, TN?  Why you say, "YES" of course! If you're not familiar with The Time Jumpers, here's a little bit about them... The current edition of The...

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Cajun Music Lives On – The Next Generation

Cajun Music Lives On – The Next Generation

It is important to ensure that our Louisiana Cajun music and culture survive from one generation to the next.  For the last 10 years, Yvette has had a hand in doing just that.  As director for Louisiana Folk Roots Kids Camp, she has helped many young musicians connect...

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The Library of Congress…Again!

The Library of Congress…Again!

Last fall, Yvette Landry performed at the Library of Congress and played on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. Landry will soon return to this national stage in book form. Yvette’s two children’s books, “Madame Grand Doigt” and “The Ghost Tree,” have been...

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New Orleans Jazzfest 2017

New Orleans Jazzfest 2017

Louisiana festival season is in full swing, and once again, Yvette Landry was blessed to be able to grace the Fair Do Do Stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.  Although the weather threatened to dampen the festivities, the sun came out strong and so did...

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Madame Grand Doigt is a Finalist!

Madame Grand Doigt is a Finalist!

Well this is exciting!  We've just received word from UL Press that Madame Grand Doigt is a finalist in the Juvenile Fiction category for the 2016 Forward INDIES Book of the Year Award.  This is a national award for independent publishers with more than 2,250 entries....

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Madame Grand Doigt Goes to Teche Elementary

Madame Grand Doigt Goes to Teche Elementary

With the help of some very generous donors, and a special school printing by UL Press, Yvette Landry was able to donate over 700 copies of her new book titled, Madame Grand Doigt, to the students and staff of Teche Elementary in Cecilia, LA. Special thanks to The Al...

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New Year’s at Ashoken!

New Year’s at Ashoken!

Looking for something different to ring in the new year? How about three days of fabulous music and dancing plus a New Year’s Eve dinner dance featuring Swing, Cajun, Zydeco, Contras, Squares, Blues and Waltzes! Enjoy music and dance classes, singing, jamming and...

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Kennedy Center–Library of Congress…Here We Come!

Kennedy Center–Library of Congress…Here We Come!

The Homegrown Concert Series, established by the American Folklife Center and the Music Division of the Library of Congress, present an evening of "Cajun and Louisiana Honky-Tonk Music" with Yvette Landry, Wednesday, September 7, 2016. In partnership with the Kennedy...

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Down to the River  – Darrell Scott

Down to the River – Darrell Scott

Sometimes in life, stars align and magical things happen. Such is the case with Yvette recording on Darrell's "Down to the River" song which was recently released on Scott's new album Couchville Sessions. Yvette received a call from Darrell looking for someone to play...

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Jazz Fest 2016:  April 30

Jazz Fest 2016: April 30

Yvette is thrilled to be returning to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Fais Do Do stage, Saturday, April 30th. Here's what The Gambit of New Orleans has to say... Best of New Orleans Jazzfest April 30: 11:15-12:05 Yvette Landry Sheraton New Orleans Fais...

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Yvette Landry, Sonny Landreth, and Beau Thomas

You just never know who's gonna show up for Yvette's gig on a Thursday night at Buck & Johnny's in Breaux Bridge, LA. Last night, Yvette was joined by world-class musicians Beau Thomas and Sonny Landreth. Here's a little something if you missed it...and don't...

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I’m Leaving It Up To You

It's a busy time of year - festivals, local gigs, traveling gigs, music camps - a perfect time to get out and listen to some live music. Here's a little something to hold you over until you get to where you're going... Enjoy and share!

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The Recording Academy – Memphis Chapter

The Recording Academy – Memphis Chapter

The Memphis Chapter hosted its fourth annual Membership Celebration at Old US Mint Performing Arts Center in New Orleans on January 11, 2016. Our enthusiastic gathering enjoyed the music of Water Seed and 0017th from New Orleans, Hydrogen Child from Shreveport, and...

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Across the Bridge – Yvette Landry Passes Through

A prize-winning children’s author, schoolteacher,  classically-trained pianist and part-time professor of songwriting and American Sign Language, Yvette Landry from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana makes our souls shine with her music. - by Rheta Grimsley Johnson View full...

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Rhythm & Roots Festival 2015

Rhythm & Roots Festival 2015

Yvette Landry and Richard Comeaux took their duo on the road to the 18th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival, at Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI. Magnificent weather and a powerful lineup including Keb Mo, The Mavericks, Los Lobos, Marcia Ball, Jim Lauderdale, Steve...

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