DTA! Kicks off Festivals Acadiens et Creoles w/ Zachary Richard
DTA! Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars, 5:30, Parc International
Romero’s passionate vocals, pumping accordion and mastery of
the slide guitar lead his talented band, the Hub City All-Stars, with original
music. The act blends zydeco and Cajun sounds of Southwest Louisiana and a funky groove of New Orleans. Along with Romero are members Eric
Adcock, piano; Dudley Frugé, drums; Chris French and Chad Viator.
DTA! Zachary Richard, 7:30, Parc International
Singer-songwriter and poet, Zachary Richard was born and
raised in Southwest
His music is influenced by the styles typical of the region: Cajun, Zydeco and New Orleans rhythm and blues. With his latest
album, Lumière dans le noir (Light in
the dark), Zachary Richard goes deeper into his own unique musical universe.
Richard is the honoree of this year’s Festivals Acadiens et Creoles, and his
performance at Downtown Alive is the official kickoff to the festival that