Sunday, August 12, 2012
Evening includes two bands and a selection of Creole and Cajun foods at Duke Island Park.
A crowd of nearly 2,000 were on hand at Duke Island Park Sunday for the annual Bayou Fest, part of the Somerset County Park Commission's summer concert series. The park was filled with Zydeco and Creole music from the VooDudes and Opelousas, Louisiana's Jefferey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys. In addition to the music, authentic Creole and Bayou dishes were offered from Touch Bayou in Montclair. The menu included schrimp creole, jambalaya and red beans and rice, among other favorites.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Head on down to the bayou...or just Duke Island Park in Bridgewater.
Sometimes there's just not enough days in the week, but each week we'll give you an idea of something to do to relax, spend time with family and just take some time for yourself. And this weekend is all about a little Cajun cooking as the Somerset County Park Commission holds its annual Bayou Fest this Sunday at Duke Island Park. This is the 16th annual fest, and it will feature lots of Louisiana fun, with Cajun and Southern cooking, as well as the best Louisiana dance music. Featured performers are the VooDudes and Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys. The festival is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. with the VooDudes—also known as New Jersey’s own Mardi Gras Party Band—which will kick off the celebration with Creole Soul, Swamp Funk and Bayou…
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Somerset County Park Commission continues its annual Bayou Fest, following by Cajun band at weekly concert series.
This Sunday is the annual Bayou Fest at Duke Island Park — the time for reveling and partying, Cajun-style. This week, we are returning the "Great Escape" column to help fill your summer weeks. The column writers each week track down one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, and maybe a whole lot enjoyable. Everyone is invited to the Somerset County Park Commission's 14th annual Bayou Fest at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater on Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., to be followed by a concert of Cajun music. The Bayou Fest will feature dance band Zydeco-A-Go-Go with its blend of Cajun two-steps, New Orleans rhythms and Louisiana rock and roll. The band is from Philadelphia, and arrives with the goal…