Filé Gumbo
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  Cafe & Bar Open 7.00pm                          Full Bar.

at:     Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, Camden, London NW1 7AY

19th Oct 2018
Joli Blon
Britain's all female Cajun band, Joli Blon, has re-formed.
But never mind the glamour, just how good are they?
Many years back, Joli Blon was a popular mainstay of File Gumbo. Then real life got in the way, and they stopped gigging. Around 3 years ago, they re-formed. So are they as good as they were? Well,  I can tell you personally, they are even better!
£13 (con. £12) on the door

Friday 9th November 2018
Acadian Strings
A fiddle led band playing fun Cajun dance music with a touch of western swing, including some of their own compositions.

Acadian Strings are a four piece band featuring twin fiddles, guitar, and bass / ‘tit fer / rub board, with harmony vocals. The band members are Charlie Skelton on fiddle and vocals, Carol Wilson on double bass, vocals and ‘tit fer / rub board, Peter Dunhill on guitar and vocals, and Paris based fiddle player Naïk Peudon on fiddle, alto, and ‘tit fer.

The band plays traditional Cajun and Creole music laced with a smattering of new compositions in the style. The music features driving creole blues, twin fiddle led swing, and traditional two steps; interspersed with some of the loveliest and saddest waltzes on the scene.

£13 (con. £12)

Friday 14th December 2018
Xmas party
with the
Cajun Playboys

Chris Hall's Bearcat Cajun Playboys are arguably the best traditional Cajun band in the UK. Chris himself is the go to man for Cajun accordion. He has gigged and recorded with Paul McCartney, Bill Wyman, Kate Bush and other famous names, though traditional Cajun music is still his first love. And as for Mitch Proctor's fiddle and Murray Brailsford's guitar? We think they are absolutely marvellous.
No dance class. Live music from ~8.15pm

£14 (con. £13)