Cajun Roosters plus the John Lewis Rock'n'Roll Trio
The Cajun Roosters are a band specialising in the music of Soutwest Louisiana, deep in the South of the USA. Fronted by Chris Hall who has performed with Paul McCartney, Kate Bush and Bill Wylman and Hazel Scott, whose lead vocals have garnered a repuations and one of the most authentic around.
They love playing blues, jazz, folk and roots festivals, as well as Cajun/Zydeco festivals as their repertoire appeals to many audiences. This repertoire includes not just Cajun and Zydeco but also Swamp Blues, Louisiana Rock ‘n Roll, Creole and New Orleans beats. They have also carved out a reputation as one of the most popular headline bands on the summer outdoor stage circuit winning over big audiences in city squares all over Europe many of whom have never heard Cajun or Zydeco music before!
Joining The Cajun Roosters is the John Lewis Rock’n’Roll Trio. With a guitar sound that runs from Merle Travis to Link Wray, John Lewis is one of the beloved figures of the modern rockabilly scene. This evening John Lewis and his band play music from his back catalogue spanning over 25 years and bring his piercing voice and famous live show to SummerTyne once again.
Change of Billing
We are very sad to report that Sarah Savoy has broken her wrist and is unable to perform her set at SummerTyne Americana Festival. Sarah’s prognosis is good so she’ll be back in action in the months to come, but of course Sarah is very unhappy to have to miss her Summer dates in Europe.
In the meantime, in lighting speed, we have drafted in the brilliant Cajun Roosters led by prolific Cajun and zydeco stars Chris Hall and Hazel Scott with their international band who will join the John Lewis Trio for a rip-roaring night of dancefloor fun!
We very much hope you will hold on to your tickets despite the change of billing, however, should you require a refund, please call Box Office on 0191 443 4661.