Terrance Simien Hosting Online Mardi Gras Concert
Grammy-Award-winning Zydeco musician Terrance Simien will be hosting a virtual Mardi Gras concert this weekend.
That concert is scheduled for Saturday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Simien and his band, the Zydeco Experience, will perform live from the Vermilionville Performance Center for a worldwide audience. Simien's daughter Marcella, herself an accomplished musician, will sit in with the band for the concert.
Tickets cost $15 and are available through terrancesimien.com.
Semien joined Bernie and Ian on the Wednesday editon of Acadiana's Morning News to discuss the concert, life and work during the pandemic, the history of Zydeco music, and a brand new Zydeco display at the National Museum of African America Music in Nashville.