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2023 schedule to be announced

2022 schedule

Thursday, May 12  
 The Waterfront Museum & Barge (tix)

7pm - Swamp in the City Kickoff Party

(featuring Jesse Lége, Joel Savoy, Cedric Watson, Desiree Champagne, Kelli Jones,

Blake Miller, Amelia Biere, Chas Justus and Jo Vidrine)

Friday, May 13 
Strong Rope Brewery - Red Hook, Brooklyn (tix)

7pm - Joe Hall, Cedric Watson & Desiree Champagne

7-8:15pm: Dance Tutorials with Erica Weiss

8:30pm - Kelli Jones & Her Honky-tonk Playboys


10:30pm - Jesse Lége & Friends

Food Vendors: Kinky Taco Truck, Blake & Kylee's Creole Kitchen


Saturday, May 14 (day)

Governors Island at Colonels Row (map)

FREE EVENT Sponsored by Lafayette Travel

11:30am - Blake Miller & the Old Fashioned Aces

1pm - Dance Lesson (bar area)

1:30pm - Joe Hall & The Louisiana Cane Cutters

3:30pm - Jesse Lége & the Swamp in the City All-Stars


Food and Drink: Swamp in the City Suds Bar and Harlem Seafood Soul food truck (parked in Colonels Row next to the music).

Saturday, May 14 (night)

Strong Rope Brewery (tix)


6pm - Cajun Jam with Jimmy Breaux (bring your instruments!)


7:30pm - Rose & The Bros

9:30pm - Cedric Watson et Ses Amis LaLa

Food Vendors: Kinky Taco Truck, Major League Vegan



Sunday, May 15

 Strong Rope Brewery (tix)

11am - Family Dance with the Cherry-Limes (requires separate ticket)

12-4:45pm: Workshops (register in-person at merch table or HERE)


12pm - Twin Fiddle with Cedric Watson & Blake Miller

1pm - Cajun Jam with Jesse Lége (bring your instruments!)

3pm - Rose & The Bros

5pm - Couillon Connection (w/ special guests)

7pm - Swamp All-Star Revue


9pm - AFTER PARTY with Ernie Vega (at San Pedro Inn, down the street)

Food vendors: Blake & Kylee's Creole Kitchen, Daleview Biscuits



Sunday Workshops

Single workshop pass: $25 / Unlimited: $50

Register HERE or in-person at merch table

at Keg & Lantern  - 158 Beard St (map):

12pm: Cajun Accordion with Jimmy Breaux

1:15: Creole Accordion with Joe Hall

2:30: Cajun Fiddle with Blake Miller

3:45: Creole Fiddle with Cedric Watson


at Sunny's Bar - 253 Conover St  (map):

12pm: Rhythm with Desiree Champagne

1:15pm:  Twin Fiddle with Kelli Jones & Joel Savoy

2:30pm: Vocal Harmonies with Kelli Jones & Amelia Biere

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