File Gumbo Zydeco Band
Filé Gumbo's your band if you want to party Louisiana style - any day of the year can be Mardi Gras with these guys! Whether it's Rockin' Cajun, Zydeco Soul, New Orleans R&B, Swamp Pop, Swamp Rock, Delta Blues, Dixieland Jazz - even Western Swing or Tex-Mex, they've got it all! With 5 CDs to their credit, and 15 years put in entertaining almost every Tuesday evening at the New Orleans in Pioneer Square, Filé Gumbo has played Jazz Festivals, Blues Festivals, Folk Festivals, Community Concerts, Weddings, Corporate Parties, TV, Radio -all sorts of events. Featuring accordion, guitars, washboard, bass and drums plus powerful vocals, The group can slim down to a duo (the Gumbo Twins - just accordion and guitar/washboard) or trio for smaller budgets or spaces, and expand to a 6 piece to add clarinet/harmonica when desired. Allons a Boogier! Laissez les Bon Temps Roulet! Yep, they sing in English most of the time, and you'll hear some familiar Louisiana style songs, too! "Jambalaya", "Iko, Iko", "Ready, Willing & Able", "Diggy Diggy Lo", "I Like It Like That", "Louisiana Man" - things like that and lots more!!! Original songs, too!