C.J. CHENIER & THE RED HOT LOUISIANA BAND - Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival : Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival


Artist Description

C.J. Chenier, a Creole born and raised in an indigenous American culture with its distinct language, cuisine and music, delivers a soulful vocal and accordion! Chenier, a GRAMMY® nominated world renowned musician and recording artist, has performed alongside many internationally recognized artists including his GRAMMY® awarded father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco”, Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr., The Gin Blossoms, and John Mayall. He has appeared on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and was featured on VH1 and Entertainment Weekly.

C.J. has exhibited his musicianship at many large festival venues such as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Blues Festival and Austin’s SxSW Music Conference. In addition to a GRAMMY® award nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, C.J. has received many major awards inclusive of the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l'Académie Charles Cros (France) and Best of the Beat Best Zydeco Album (Offbeat Magazine).


Date Venue Door Time Sponsor
September 14 TD Mojo Tent 2:30PM


3:00PM Fuel Junkie
4:30PM Lindsay Beaver
6:00PM Kenny Blues Boss Wayne
7:45PM Dawn Tyler Watson
9:30PM Larkin Poe
11:45PM CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band