26th Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival
June 19-21, 2015
Town Point Park, Norfolk Waterfront

Norfolk's annual New Orleans inspired music and food festival returns to Town Point Park on the downtown Norfolk, Virginia waterfront June 19-21. The Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival delivers the heart and soul of Louisiana to visitors of Town Point Park in true Cajun style.             

No Bayou celebration would be complete without the mouthwatering Cajun delicacies prepared by authentic Louisiana inspired chefs.

Festival guests are in for a real treat as they feast on fresh crawfish straight from Louisiana, jambalaya, gumbo, etouffee, alligator, muffuletta, andouille, and beignets.

2015 Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival
Performance Schedule

Friday, June 19th
Main Stage

Hurray for the Riff Raff, 8:30pm

Hurray For the Riff Raff is Alynda Lee Segarra, a young woman leaving her indelible stamp on the American folk tradition. NPR said her music "sweeps across eras and genres with grace and grit."
Big Sam’s Funky Nation, 6:30pm
Playing major music festivals and venues nationwide, Big Sam’s Funky Nation delights audiences across the country with their high energy performance and showmanship.

Missing Kidney Stage

George Porter Jr., 7:30pm

Few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as George Porter Jr. During the course of a career spanning four decades, he has notched sessions with artists as diverse as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffett, David Byrne, Patti LaBelle, Robbie Robertson and Tori Amos.
CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, 5:30pm
Zydeco, blues and energy have been taking the stage with CJ Chenier for more than 3 decades. His most recent album was described as “so jam-packed with energy it could power a small city.”

Saturday, June 20
Main Stage

Hot 8 Brass Band, 6:00pm
New Orleans’ own Hot 8 Brass Band has epitomized New Orleans street music for over a decade, infusing their performances with funk and energy.
Cha Wa, 3:45pm
The infectious music and dazzling stage show of Cha Wa has been described as “funk with feathers” – a sound rooted in traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian music mixed with funk and soul.

Missing Kidney Stage

The Iguanas, 7:15pm
Based out of New Orleans for the past couple of decades, the Iguanas define a sound of Americana that crosses cultures, styles, eras, and even languages.
CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, 5:00pm
Zydeco, blues and energy have been taking the stage with CJ Chenier for more than 3 decades. His most recent album was described as “so jam-packed with energy it could power a small city.”
Deslondes, 2:15pm
A New Orleans-based country-soul, swamp-boogie band combining elements of early Stax, Sun and Atlantic records with the influence of a more raw, stripped-down sound.
Feaufollet, 12:30pm
Often hailed as the future of Cajun music. Feufollet’s last album, “En Couleurs” was praised by the New York Times and Elvis Costello who proclaimed it “…the most beautifully melodic album I’ve heard all year.”

Sunday, June 21
Main Stage

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 430pm

For more than 50 years, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a celebration of traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity.
Sonny Landreth, 215pm
The “Louisiana slide wizard” has recently released his 11th album, bearing the fittingly evocative title Elemental Journey.
Hot 8 Brass Band, 1230pm
New Orleans’ own Hot 8 Brass Band has epitomized New Orleans street music for over a decade, infusing their performances with funk and energy.

Missing Kidney Stage

Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns 130pm & 330pm
A young performance artist and former circus performer Meschiya Lake has crooned across Europe and, now performing regularly with The Little Big Horns, is a recognized voice on the New Orleans jazz scene.

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