Andrew Prystai – Guest Contributor
May 18 @ 10:12 am
It's CAJUN Night in Farmers Branch!



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Denton Drive Live: Crawfish Boil + Jean Pierre & t
12700 Denton Dr
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234

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Experience fun, free, and fantastic music in Farmers Branch, Texas at Denton Drive Live! Located in the heart of everything in DFW, this venue offers an amazing lineup of tribute bands and regional acts that are sure to have you rocking out all night long.

– It's Cajun Night in the Grove on June 10 –
The City of Farmers Branch and award-winning Roots Southern Table have partnered for a special "Cajun Night" themed Denton Drive Live on June 10! Spice up your Saturday with great food and great music! Bring your friends, your family, and your appetite for their fresh crawfish, potatoes, corn, and sausage with a side of some of the best in Zydeco!

Presales are open NOW for all-you-can-eat crawfish!
Additional tickets will be offered by the plate, on a first-come, first serve basis at the event.

– Jean Pierre and the Zydeco Angels –
6:15 pm
If you're ready for a down-home, good-time party then look no further than Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels! From traditional to modern zydeco this band will keep you on the dance floor and pumped up to party. His bands have been performing across Louisiana and Texas for 35 years. They have played Mardi Gras festivals in New Orleans, night clubs throughout the south, and even toured internationally. A long-time veteran of the zydeco world Jean-Pierre's Zydeco Angels are a dynamic and fun band. Jean-Pierre has won numerous music awards including 4 straight people's choice "Best Zydeco Band" from the Houston Press. Jean-Pierre is exciting, fun, and perfect for any party where dancing is required.

– Grammy Award Winner: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band –
8:30 pm
The Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band has been touring for over 30 years. He is undeniably the hardest-working man in Zydeco music today. Chubby is the third generation Zydeco artist to come out of the Carrier’s family. He played his first gig on the drums with his daddy’s band at the age of 10 years old. At 14 years old he played his first gig on the accordion. In 1987 he joined Terrance Simien Zydeco band. He toured all over the world with Terrance for 2 ½ years. Including Europe and North Africa. In 1989 Chubby decided to start his own band, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band. The band toured the United States, Canada, and Europe. Chubby was performing 275 days a year. Playing Festivals, Fairs, private parties, and music venues all over the world. In 2010 Chubby won a Grammy award for Best Zydeco or Cajun album of the year. In 2011 he was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

– Food and Beverage Options –
Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex:
Beer & Wine
Roots Southern Kitchen
All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (Preorder?)
By the plate (first come, first serve)
Banana Pudding

– Family Activities –
Mulch Pit
Ring Toss
Family Games

Thanks to our #DentonDriveLive series sponsor Advance Dental