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Tribute to Clifton Chenier set for his birthday at Visitor Center

Two-time Grammy nominee Corey Ledet leads the Tribute to Clifton Chenier set for 1 to 3 p.m. June 25 at the St. Landry Parish Visitor Center, I-49 exit 23, in Opelousas. The tribute is part of the Zydeco Capital Jam, monthly jam sessions open to players of all skill levels. The special tribute falls on Clifton Chenier Day, which was declared last year in the state of Louisiana, along with St…
OPELOUSAS, LA
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Acadiana Music Spotlight- Nathan & Sid Williams remember Clifton Chenier

OPELOUSAS, La (KLFY) — Clifton Chenier, Grammy-winning “King of Zydeco,” will have a day named in his honor to celebrate 100 years since his birth. On May 25, the Louisiana House of Representatives adopted a resolution that proclaims June 25, from 2021 to 2025, as Clifton Chenier Day. Chenier was...
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Parish, state honor legendary musician Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier, known as the King of Zydeco, is being honored by the St. Landry Parish Council and teh state House of Representatives with resolutions declaring each June 25 through 2025 as Clifton Chenier Day. The Parish Council adopted its resolution on Wednesday and the state House did so on May 25. The 100th anniversary of Chenier’s birthday on June 25 will occur on 2025. Multiple-Grammy…
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Louisiana legislature declares Clifton Chenier Day

Clifton Chenier, the Grammy-winning King of Zydeco, has a day named in his honor. On May 25, the Louisiana House of Representatives adopted a resolution that proclaims June 25, from 2021 through 2025, as Clifton Chenier Day. Chenier, winner of a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2014, was born June...
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