Be on hand and bring your dancing shoes when The Parrot puts on a
good ‘ol Cajun “fais do do”, or “dance party” on Tuesday, February
5th, beginning at 6 PM.
Featured performers are Magnolia Cajun Band,
a seven piece traditional cajun dance band whose music has been
thrilling Cajun music enthusiasts from Nova Scotia to Louisiana for
almost sixteen years.
Learning their music form Louisiana’s finest, Magnolia Cajun Band has
earned a solid reputation at home and well-deserved recognition in the
Cajun heartland. Their dance lessons and music have helped build a
strong sense of community at festivals and fais-do-dos all over
Northeast. Their monthly Saturday night dance has been New England’s
hottest ticket for more than fifteen years!
Playing high energy two steps and sultry waltzes, the band’s twin
fiddles, accordion, guitar,bass and of course, rich vocals keep the
audience on its feet long into the night.
Dirty Linen magazine has said of Magnolia: “In true Louisiana
tradition, they simply create a party wherever they go, for more than
a decade, this Yankee band has earned a reputation in the norhteastern
states as a spirted, get-on-your-feet-inducing troupe, performing an
authentic Cajun repertoire… their music is dance-enticing, anytime,
The Green Parrot Bar, on the corner of Whitehead &
Southard Streets, is your Southernmost Center for Cajun Culture. For more
information call 294-6133.