Backwoods Zydeco is a five-piece ensemble, playing Zydeco, swamp rock and Creole soul. Taking traditional Zydeco into the 21st century, Backwoods Zydeco blends Rock, Reggae and R&B into the mix. Backwoods Zydeco provides high energy grooves to keep the dance floor jumping. It is just the right blend of old and new and borrowed and blues to entertain young and old alike.
As well as their original compositions you'll get Zydeco classics from such artists as Keith Frank, Hank Williams, Beau Jocque & Buckwheat Zydeco. Backwoods Zydeco also plays selections from artists such as The Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rev. Al Green, Barry White and others, re-imagined with a distinct bayou flavor.
Members: Mike Drysgula, accordion and vocals; Dave O'Donnell, guitar, mandolin, harmonica and vocals; Kevin Rich, scrub board, keyboards and button accordion; Ryan Goodine, bass and vocals; Rich Tortorigi, drums
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