Mudbug Madness

Memorial Day Weekend Festival Plaza Shreveport, Louisiana

May 21 - 24, 2015

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Title Sponsor: Centerpoint Energy

Entertainment

Swamp Stage

Tony Chachere's Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

THURSDAY, MAY 21 / Tony Chachere's Stage

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La Recolte Cajun BandLa Recolte Cajun Band / 11 AM • 2 PM

La Recolte Band has been together since April of 2012. This five-member band consists of an array of talented musicians from the heart of Acadiana. The name of the band, "La Recolte" (The Harvest), was influenced by their desire to keep traditions alive and inspired the release of their debut CD "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes..." They have been featured on the Grand Ole Opry style show, Rendez-vous Des Cajun, at the historical Liberty Theatre in Eunice, LA; Downtown Alive in Lafayette, La; and performed in New Brunswick Canada in August 2013 for the yearly Acadie Celebrations in the region. La Recolte is traditional and highly influenced by the South Louisiana dance hall music of the mid-1900's. La Recolte is sure to get you on the dance floor. Belting out waltzes of relationships gone bad as well as driving two-steps that will get you pumping. • Visit WebsiteVideos:Opening Festival L'AcadieLa Recolte Rocking the Liberty

Celebrity Crawfish Eating ContestCelebrity Crawfish Eating Contest / 12 NOON • 1 PM

See you at the Tony Chachere's Stage at noon on Thursday, May 22, 2014, to cheer on your favorite local celebrity.

Sponsored by • Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Jeffery Broussard & the Creole CowboysJeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys / 4:45 PM • 7 PM

Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys features the accordion mastery and soulful vocals of front man Jeffery Broussard, from the legendary band, Zydeco Force. The band delivers great, pack-the-floor renditions of Creole classics as well as their own brand of contemporary Zydeco. • Visit WebsiteVideos:I'm Coming HomeIt's So Hard To Stop

Opening CeremoniesOpening Ceremonies / 7:15 PM • 7:45 PM

Join us as Mudbug Madness officially kicks it off for 2015!

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Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco HellraisersDwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers / 8:15 PM • 11 PM

“America’s Hottest Accordion” winner, Dwayne (Dopsie) Rubin, plays a unique, high energy style of zydeco. Dwayne hails from one of the most influential Zydeco families in the world. Although inspired by tradition, he has developed his own high energy style that defies existing stereotypes and blazes a refreshingly distinct path for 21st century Zydeco music. This singer/songwriter and accordionist has performed all over the world since debuting his band, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, at age 19. • Visit WebsiteVideos:Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers live at Suwałki Blues Festival 2010Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers @ Spring Blues Ecaussinnes 2012

Tony Chachere's Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Swamp Stage

XFINITY Swamp Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

THURSDAY, MAY 21 / XFINITY Swamp Stage

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Ramer-Gentry BandRamer-Gentry Band / 11:30 AM • 1:30 PM

Joe Ramer & Charli Gentry have been a duo covering a wide range of musical genre that spans generations since May of 2012. Sprinkle in a little comedy, & audience participation and you have the magic that is The Ramer Gentry Band! • visit websiteVideos:Ramer-Gentry BandThe Ramer Gentry Band @ Foodie Fest 2014

Steve Hester and DejaVoodooSteve Hester and DejaVoodoo / 5 PM • 7:30 PM

Steve Hester and DejaVooDoo is a high energy Blues, Blues Rock, Southern Rock, Rock band doing originals and original style covers. The band opened for B.B. King at Riverfest in Little Rock, AR. in 2005 and represented the Arkansas River Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. in 2005 and 2006. The Band has recently opened for Eric Gales and Chris Duarte and played a showcase at House of Blues Dallas were they were well recieved and invited back! They opened for Johnny Winter on 6/21/2013 and Lynyrd Skynyrd on 7/6/2013! Performed 2 Pre Emmy Parties in LA and Performed House of Blues Sunset Strip and performed with Smokin' Joe Kubek and Valerie June October 2013! • visit websiteVideos:Steve Hester and DejaVoodooThe Ground is Shakin in Memphis

Memphis SoulMemphis Soul / 8 PM • 11 PM

Memphis Soul is a Motown band in Dallas specializing in weddings, corporate events, and festivals. • visit websiteVideos:Introducing Memphis SoulMemphis Soul Live in Concert

Swamp Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Captial One Kids on the Bayou

Capital One Kids on the Bayou Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

THURSDAY, MAY 21 / Capital One Kids on the Bayou Stage

Maurice The Mudbug Show / 2:30 PM • 4:30 PM

DAT Does the Trick Magic / 5 PM • 5:45 PM

Capital One Kids on the Bayou Stage — ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

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