Evangeline Genealogical and Historical Society Meeting:
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Place: Evangeline Public Library, Ville Platte. Multi purpose room
Speaker: Wade Falcon
Topic: Early Cajun Music
The topic of Early Cajun Music cover the recording era of Cajun music between 1938 and 1960. It will contain brief historical discussions on Cajun music before the 1920s, the start of the recordings era after 1928, the string band influence of the 1930’s and the dancehall sounds of the 1940’s and 1950’s. The presentation will include pictures, lyrics and sound clips, with special highlights on Evangeline Parish musicians that were part of the mixture. Mr. Falcon is related to Cajun musician Joe Falcon and is a student of early Cajun recordings. Business Meeting to follow. Free to the public. Bring a friend!