Swamp in the City Cajun & Creole Music Fest at Governors Island This Weekend!

    Swamp in the City Cajun & Creole Music Fest at Governors Island This Weekend!

    Saturday, May 15 – Sunday, May 16, 2021

    12:00 – 7:00 pm both days

    On Noland Park’s Lawn

    Taking place at Governors Island this weekend will be a special music festival celebrating Cajun and Creole. With social/health safety at the top of the list, organizers have taken into account all related concerns wherefore this event is concerned.

    Remember, access to the island is free to all shy of the cost of getting there by ferry which is free to some.

    That which follows below is borrowed from their official page found here…

    Join Swamp in the City, an open-air Cajun & Creole music festival on Governors Island, May 15-16th!

    This weekend-long open air festival will feature world class Cajun & Creole bands on two different stages, jam sessions, picnic concerts, pod partner dancing and ample breathing room on New York City’s picturesque island.

    Swamp in the City will feature performances from Jesse Lége, Cedric Watson, Joel Savoy, Joe Hall, Kelli Jones, Wilson Savoy, Jourdan Thibodeaux, Chas Justus, Jo Vidrine, Rose & the Bros, Bayou Brew… and maybe more!

    Bring your instruments! Swamp in the City will host a jam each day and, if enough visitors are interested, they’ll offer a few group lessons in playing Cajun & Creole music. A Swamp in the City HQ tent will let registrants stash their instruments safely when not in use.