Thursday, February 12, 2015

C.J. Chenier Heats Up Marlboro on Monday

Posted By on Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 9:00 AM

C.J. Chenier
  • C.J. Chenier

I know. I know. You’re more tired of me talking to you about how damn COLD it is out there as I suggest you take in this or that awesome gig as a way to get the blood flowing and forget about this brutal Hudson Valley winter weather. Got it. Understood. Fair enough, it’s getting old for me at this point, too. But then, see, there’s this one show, happening this month, that’ll definitely get your corpuscles roiling and your feet flying: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band at the Falcon on February 16.

The son of the legendry Clifton Chenier, C.J. takes up right where his dad left off, squeezing out real-deal zydeco nirvana via his accordion and sizzling band. This stuff is a one-way ticket to dancing; the steamy, exotic, bayou-drenched cousin of old-school R&B. The younger Chenier had his brush with the mainstream when he played on Paul Simon’s 1990 album Rhythm of the Saints and the Gin Blossoms’ 1992 album New Miserable Experience.

But dig him doing his own thing for the true experience:

C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band will perform at the Falcon in Marlboro, New York, on February 16 at 7pm. Donation requested. For more information, call (845) 236-7970 or visit http://www.liveatthefalcon.com/.

  • Pin It
  • StumbleUpon
  • Email
  • Favorite

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Speaking of...

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Latest in Daily Dose

  • Stephen Clair and the Pushbacks Play Marlboro
  • Stephen Clair and the Pushbacks Play Marlboro

    The Beacon Music Factory founder and group fly into the Falcon Underground this Thursday.
    • Mar 28, 2017
  • Kite Flying with the WLC
  • Kite Flying with the WLC

    Where Zena Road meets Route 212 just outside the town of Woodstock, there’s a magnificent 22-acre open field with a sweeping view of Overlook Mountain. And on Saturday, April 1st, it’s the ideal spot to bring the kids and fly a kite.
    • Mar 27, 2017
  • Tickets on sale for Spiegeltent 2017
  • Tickets on sale for Spiegeltent 2017

    Once again being hosted by Tony-nominated Mx. Justin Vivian Bond, a season of cabaret and late night performances returns to the Bard's Summerscape.
    • Mar 24, 2017
  • More »

More by Peter Aaron

Current Issue

March 1-31, 2017
Issue Cover