Join Nick Spitzer on the festival grounds in Lafayette, LA for the annual, Festival International, where they’ll sample live performances in Cajun, Creole, Latin and Blues, including Keb’ Mo, Sonny Landreth, and Steve Riley. Be sure to get out your dancing shoes for cumbia with Miami’s Locos Por Juana, two-steps with Yvette Landry, plus an all-star South Louisiana tribute to the best of swamp pop, Cajun classics and zydeco. All this on American Routes!
Congratulations go out to Yvette Landry, who was voted “Female Artist of the Year” by 3rd Coast Music and Freeform American Roots Chart. Freeform American (FAR) Roots Chart is compiled from reports sent in by DJ’s who host shows on public, college and community stations around the country (and the world). For a full list, please visit http://www.countryrootsmusic.com/3rdcm/.
Yvette Landry’s CD titled Me & T’Coe’s Country, is listed as one of the top 50 releases of 2014 according to OffBeat Magazine. Writers and editors have assembled, for your reading, listening and scoffing pleasure a list of what they consider the best 50 albums released in 2014 by Louisiana artists. This list stands as amazing simply in revealing the rich, diverse reach of not only New Orleans, but of Louisiana music.
For a complete list, please visit http://www.offbeat.com/articles/top-50-louisiana-album-releases-2014/
Offbeat Magazine’s Best of the Beat Awards are in full swing, and Yvette Landry is right in the mix. Yvette is once again nominated for “Best Country/Folk/Singer-Songwriter.” Yvette brought home the “Best Country/Folk Artist” and “Best Country/Folk Album” in 2010 for her debut record, “Should Have Known.”
For a full list of nominees, visit http://www.offbeat.com/news/vote-2014-best-beat-awards/
Friday was a great day for Yvette Landry and members of Bonsoir Catin,as well as several other Louisiana musicians. Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne wrote: “Today’s nominations from The GRAMMYs include 12 ties to Louisiana. Among those are mega stars such as Tim McGraw, Hunter Hayes and Ledisi as well as sound engineers, songwriters and hometown favorites such as Bonsoir Catin featuring our friend Yvette Landry.”
Winners will be selected at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on February 8, 2015. Stay tuned…