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Saturday  May 9th, 2015   
Gates: 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy our Greeting Band, "Bayou Brothers" at the Dance Pavilion 10:30AM - 11:30AM


State of Louisiana Presents
The Mardi Gras Stage
(west end)

11 - 11:40

Crown Point Music Youth Group
"Music opens minds."

11:50 - 12:40

Leilani Kilgore
with Tyler Ray Davidson

1:00- 2:00
James Harman
and the Bamboo Porch Review with Carl Sonny Leyland

2 PM Parade starts with Theo Bellow & Dixieland Jazz Society

2:20-3:30 PM
Bill Magee Blues
San Diego Favorite


Cajun Waltz Lesson

3:50 - 5:10
Pine Leaf Boys
Traditional Cajun
Dance Hall music!


Chris James & Patrick Rynnw/ Carl Sonny Leyland and Aki Kumar


Salsa Dance Lesson


7:00 - 8:10
Manny Cepeda Orchestra
Salsa At Its Best!

No outside Alcohol, Coolers or Pets are permitted.

Thank you!

Visit Louisiana

Bayou Grove

11:00 - 11:50

Harmonica John Frazer
Blues Harmonica Basic


Celia Lawley & Sandra Stram
Meet the Fiddle

1:00 to 1:50

Ben Powell
On the road with his National Reso-Phonics

2:00 to 2:50
Manny Cepeda
Afro Caribbean

3:00 to 3:50
Brian Jack
Zydeco Accordion Styling

4:00 to 4:50
Nena Anderson
From Brawley to Ballads to June Carter Cash: On the road with the Singer Songwriter

5:00 to 5:50
Guy Gonzales Gypsy Jazz
Hot Club Jazz and the
Spirit of Django Reinhardt

6:00 to 7:20
Jason Weiss
& the Thursday
 Night Pickers
Blue Grass Jam

Red Hook

The Bourbon Street Stage


11:00 - 11:50

BlueFrog Bluesfeaturing
Michele Lundeen

Queen of Steam!


12:10 -1:00
Mr Blooze
Skid Roper

Psychobilly & Rock

1:20 - 2:30

Robin Henkel with Billy Watson & Whitney Shay
And a very strong
horn section.

2:50 to 3:50
San Diego Cajun Playboys
Awarding Winning
Cajun Music

4:10 to 5:10
Stoney B Blues
The real deal!

5:30 -6:30

Billy Lee & The Swamp Critters
Gulf Coast Zydeco Boogie

6:40 -7:50

Fuzzy Rankins
Raw Blues
Grammy Winner!

Sat Nite Dance at the Sheraton Pavilion with
Pine Leaf Boys, Terry and Zydeco Bad Boys and Special Guests

Doors 8:30 PM

S.E. Louisiana Gumbo Alliance presents
Taste of Louisiana Cooking Demo Stage

11:00 to 12:00 PM





1:00 to 2:30 PM



3:00 to 4:00 PM


5:00 to 6:00 PM





The Southeast Louisiana Gumbo Alliance (
is a great resource for residents and visitors of South Louisiana. On the site you’ll find some delicious down home recipes and info on upcoming events.

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The Fountain

11:00 - 12:10
Kimba Light
Traditional Cuban Salsa


12:20 -1:20

1:30 - 2:30
Agua Dulce

2:40 -3:40
Jerry "Hotrod" DeMink
Rocakabilly &
Rockin Blues

3:50 - 4:50
Psychedelic Cumbia/
Chicha Rock


5:00 -6:00

The Stilettos
50's Rockabilly

6:10 - 7:10

Blue Largo
Taryn Donath

40's & 50's RnB,
Blues and Jazz


KSDS Jazz 88

The Festival Stage

(east end)

11 - 11:50
Theo & Zydeco Patrol

12:10 - 1:00
Mercedes Moore
Swingin' Blues. A breath of fresh air!

1:00 - 1:20 PM
Zydeco Lesson
with AJ Gibbs

1:20 - 2:30

Terry &
The the Zydeco Bad Boys

Lafayette Zydeco!

2:50 to 4:00 p.m.

Gal Holiday
Honky Tonk Review

4:20 to 5:30

Johnny Vernazza with Corky Siegal, Sam Lay, Marcy Levy and Barry Goldberg.
Chicago Blues Royalty!

5:30 - 5:50 PM

Zydeco Lesson
AJ Gibbs

5:50 to 7:10 PM
Brian Jack & the Zydeco Gamblers
Houston Zydeco


7:30 to 8:30 PM
Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra
Boogie Woogie!

Sat Nite Dance at the Sheraton Pavilion with
Pine Leaf Boys, Terry and Zydeco Bad Boys and Special Guest

City San Diego Arts & Culture Financial support for Gator By The Bay is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego.

Many thanks to our other major
platinum level event sponsors:
Costa Del Mar SunglassesPort ksds RedHookHouse of Blues
Our complete list of sponsors is available through this link.