Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers headline 4th Mardi Gras Music Festival!
Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers headline the first big event in 2022 for the City of Casselberry with its Mardi Gras Music Festival on Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 6-9 pm. Dopsie hails from one of the most influential Zydeco families in the world and has performed all over and debuted his band at the age of 19. The Louisiana native writes both the lyrics and the music for his songs and his band is a double nominee for the Grammy Awards. The other members are Brandon David (guitar), Dee Fleming (drums), Dion Pierre (bass), Paul LaFleur (washboard) and Tim McFatter (saxophone).
Opening this free Mardi Gras Music Festival will be local favorite, Beth McKee, a singer/songwriter/pianist/accordion player and former member of the popular New Orleans country-cajun band Evangeline. Recently selected by Orlando Weekly as one of the 14 musicians that are reshaping the Orlando music scene, Beth McKee's New Orleans roots will shine when she brings her "Funky Time" band.
Leading off the festivities is the Mardi Paw Parade and costume contest where the cutest pups will strut their stuff. Colorful junkanoos dancers in costume will be performing throughout the night.
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