THURSDAY, MAY 23 / MetroPCS Stage
- Professor Porkchop & the Dirty Dishes / 11 AM • 12 NOON
Professor Porkchop and The Dirty Dishes (Jason Coffield, guitar, sax, vocals; John Compton, bass; and Danielle Dyer, drums), Shreveport native Chris McCaa is a popular fixture on the area club scene and continues to branch out to wider and larger markets following the release of his CD, “Grits and Graveyards”. • Visit Website • Videos: • Blame It On The Moon • Sprague Street Rag •
- Celebrity Crawfish Eating Contest / 12 NOON • 1 PM
See you at the MetroPCS Stage at noon on Thursday, May 22, 2014, to cheer on your favorite local celebrity.
Sponsored by • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
- Joel Martin Project / 4:30 PM • 7 PM
A 23 year old accordian master, Joel Martin has been playing music and writing songs for most of his life. He began singing at the tender age of three, planting the seed to his musical career fairly early. At seven years old he began taking piano lessons, and the following year he started playing the accordian and began learning Cajun Music. Joel's grandfather, Jr Martin, a world renowned accordian maker, has been building accordians for over 25 years. He currently has 2 CDs that have been released, "L'ange Du La Chapel", which is mostly traditional Cajun, and "Will You Dance with Me," which is a smooth, creamy blend of zydeco, blues, rock and roll, reggae covers, sprinkled with some originality and pop. His "new project" is named "The Joel Martin Project." • Videos: • Hard to Handle • I Wish It Would Rain
- Opening Ceremonies / 7:15 PM • 7:45 PM
Join us as Mudbug Madness officially kicks it off for 2013!
- Dwayne 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 Website • Videos: • Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers live at Suwałki Blues Festival 2010 • Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers @ Spring Blues Ecaussinnes 2012
THURSDAY, MAY 23 / Swamp Stage
- Kings of Pleasure / 11:30 AM • 1:30 PM
The Kings of Pleasure were started back in 2002 by the late Dan Sanchez. For many years they toured the country playing their style of West Coast, Jump and Swing style of blues. They were recipients of the Best Emerging artist award in 2005 at the Arkansas Heritage Festival(King Biscuit). They have backed up Arthur Williams and also blues piano legend Henry Gray at the Highland Blues & Jazz Festival. The band stopped playing after Dan's passing in early 2010. They decided to get back together in mid 2011 to keep playing the music that they and Dan loved so much. • visit website
- The Roscoes / 5 PM • 7:30 PM
Rock / Country/ Funk / Soul / Cover / Variety • visit website
- Trini Triggs / 8 PM • 11 PM
Trini Triggs, national country music recording artist, captivates the crowd with his magnetic smile and electrifying show, leaving the audience wanting more. He signed with Curb Records in 1997 alongside superstars such as Tim McGraw, Leigh Ann Rimes and Rodney Adkins. Trini has had several songs landing on the Country Billboard Chart and videos on CMT Top Ten Countdown. Trini has made television appearances on shows such as Grand Ole Opry, Crook and Chase, and Access Hollywood, as well as performing and touring with top country superstars. You can visit Trini on Youtube, Facebook and Twitter, and request his songs on your local radio stations.
THURSDAY, MAY 23 / Capital One Kids on the Bayou Stage
- Acoustic Duo / 12 NOON • 12:45 PM
- Flower the Clown / 1:15 PM • 2 PM
- DAT Does the Trick Magic / 2:30 PM • 3:15 PM
- Brett Roberts Puppet Show / 4 PM • 6 PM