Once again, Yvette will be performing at the world renowned New Orleans Jazzfest on Thursday, April 30th. Performing along side of acts, Widespread Panic, Alison Krauss, and Sturgill Simpson, local Louisiana bands include L’il Buck Sinegal, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Cyril Neville and many more. For a full schedule, please visit:
If you happen to be around the Crawford, TN area next month, you might want to check out Jammin’ at Hippie Jacks Fest May 21-24, 2015. Line up includes: Yvette Landry, Malcolm Holcombe, Darrell Scott, Webb Wilder, Gretchen Peters, Tim Easton just to name a few.
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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/