Jack the Biscuit’s thread on Allen Toussaint made me think that it’s been a while since the Afterword visited New Orleans and Louisiana. Time to dust off a few old favourites and hopefully discover a few new ones.
Doubtless there’s a lot of local talent that never gets much exposure outside of the states. And what about all those artists from other parts of the USA and elsewhere who move to the bayou?
Along with the big names, I’d like to hear about the lesser known and less obvious ones. Professor Shorthair, the Neville Sisters and the Mild Magnolias?
I won’t complain if we get some unexpected genres either. Are there any cajun prog bands? What’s happening on the metal scene in Baton Rouge? Which reggae bands are getting them irie in Lake Charles?
I know that I can rely on some interesting posts when the gumbo-guzzling true detectives of the AW are on the case.
Here, live in Lafayette, are Feufollet to kick this party off.