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Twice again in California: KRCB and KWMR

22 February 2012

Two more Northern California public radio stations have announced broadcasts for Zydeco Nation: KRCB and KWMR. According to their carriage report, KRCB 91.1 FM will air Zydeco Nation tonight, February 22,  at 8 p.m. KRCB covers Northern and Western Sonoma County and cities such as Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park. On Friday, February 24, at […]

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Listen up in Michigan

22 February 2012

Listeners in 52 counties in central and northern Michigan, and portions of Ontario, will be able to hear Zydeco Nation this Sunday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m., on Central Michigan University Public Radio. The show will be aired on Homespun, which host Tom Ball describes as “a program that focuses on the ‘traditional’ side of […]

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Coming to Alabama

22 February 2012

WJAB 90.9 FM, a non-commercial, professionally staffed station in Huntsville, Alabama, will air Zydeco Nation several times in the coming week beginning today at 12 noon. It will be featured during the show “Blues at Noon.” Located at Alabama A&M University, a historically black campus, WJAB has a format that leans heavily toward blues, jazz, […]

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Big Chief Takawaka comes to Palo Alto

22 February 2012

One event we couldn’t get to this weekend in Northern California was the Mardi Gras dance at John’s Woodshop in Palo Alto. Each month, John Seltzer clears out his shop floor and opens the space for a big potluck. All are welcome and there’s no admission fee, but everyone is expected to bring food and […]

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Mardi Gras at the 23 Club

21 February 2012

What better time for Zydeco Nation’s public presentation than Mardi Gras weekend? On Sunday afternoon, producers Richard Ziglar and Barry Yeoman gave a demonstration at the 23 Club, an old cowboy bar in Brisbane, California where Betty LeBlanc hosts some of the best zydeco dances in the Bay Area. As 100 people (many of whom […]

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