Rhythms on the River, Morgan City, is a live music series held for nine weeks every Friday beginning after Easter each spring. The dates for this spring are: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013. Performances will take place in historic downtown Morgan City on Front Street between Everett and Freret Strets. Each week’s live performance will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. This year’s line-up is as follows:
Don Rich, a Pierre Part native, will kick off this year’s Rhythms on the River with a performance of Cajun Swamp Pop on April 5th. The second performance on April 12th, will be music by Nik L Beer. These guys will jam golden oldies, Zydeco, soul, Motown, country, old-school funk, swamp pop and Cajun music. South 70, a seven piece band, will perform on April 19th. South 70 will get your toes tapping to a mixture of Zydeco, swamp pop, Cajun, country and more! Krossfyre will perform on April 26th. Krossfyre is the ultimate live R & B Funk experience, playing 50s Rock and Roll, 60s Soul, 70s Funk through today’s Hip Hop hits.
T K Hulin will perform on May 3rd. T K Hulin has become a Louisiana legend and major figure in the music industry with a signing career that spans almost 50 years. On May 10th, Jamie Bergeron will take the stage with a lively performance of Cajun/Zydeco music along the river. Grammy Award Winner, Chubby Carrier, will perform on May 17th. His band is Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band and they won a Grammy Award in 2011 for Best Zydeco Album. The Good Feelin Band will perform on May 24th. This band is a very popular band in the south and has kept the audience dancing since 1977. Déjà Vu will perform on May 31st. This five piece band calls South Louisiana home and has a diverse musical background making them the perfect variety cover band. They will entertain the crowd with Motown, country, disco, rock, 80s, 90s and dance music.
Rhythms on the River is FREE outdoor entertainment presented by Morgan City Main Street and sponsored by Café Jo Jo’s who will be offering food, and drink concessions, the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau. Please no ice chests. For more information contact 985-384-9291 or 985-380-3693.
Please consider staying at one of our Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Inns while attending Rhythms on the River, Morgan City.