List of people related to Cajun music

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This is a list of notable Cajun musicians, Cajun music instrument makers, Cajun music folklorists, Cajun music historians, and Cajun music activists.

List of Cajun musicians[edit]

This is a list of musicians who perform or performed Cajun music. The musicians are not necessarily Cajuns, nor necessarily limited to Louisiana musicians.

Traditional Cajun[edit]

Country/Texas swing Cajun[edit]

Dancehall Cajun[edit]

Cajun "renaissance"[edit]

Contemporary Cajun music[edit]

Other Cajun musicians/groups[edit]

Solo artists[edit]


Other Cajun musicians playing non-Cajun music[edit]

Other related Cajun music producers, authors, folklorists, historians, and activists[edit]

List of Cajun instrument makers[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ardoin, Amédé"
  2. ^ "Breaux Brothers"
  3. ^ Brasseaux, Ryan, and Kevin Fontenot, Accordions, Fiddles, Two Step, and Swing: A Cajun Music Reader. Lafayette, LA: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2007.
  4. ^ a b "Falcon, Joseph and Cléoma" Archived 1999-02-24 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Courville, Sady". Archived from the original on 2006-12-14. Retrieved 2010-04-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "McGee, Dennis" Archived 2007-04-28 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Luderin Darbone and Edwin Duhon" Archived 2006-02-13 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Hunter Hayes in 2005" Archived 2006-09-02 at the Wayback Machine
  • Ancelet, Barry. Cajun Music. Journal of American Folklore 107 (1994): 285-303
  • Yule, Ron, Cajun French Music Association Hall of Fame, Lake Charles Chapter, DeRidder, LA: Fiddle Country Publishing, 2004.
  • Yule, Ron, Iry LeJeune: Wailing the Blues Cajun Style, Natchitoches, LA: Northwestern State University of Louisiana Press, 2007.

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