Monday, August 13, 2012

Lisa Haley & the Zydekats Saturday August 18th 7:00 PM in the Amphitheater at Farnsworth Park


GRAMMY Nominee - Americana/Cajun/Zydeco category

The Violin Queen!

Since beginning in 1995, Lisa Haley & the Zydekats are today the world’s most beloved Americana/Cajun/Zydeco band.

With her blue violin and soaring, compelling “cornbread” voice, Lisa’s original tunes and Louisiana Bayou, French Celtic, R&B and Jazz rhythms endear this fourth-generation fiddler, dancer, vocalist, and songwriter to all ages. Among her fans are Keb’Mo’ and Little Richard.

The most joyful Americana/Cajun/Zydeco act on tour today! Prepare to catch “Zydecosis!”

• CD #8 “Joy Ride” release date May 15, 2012, Wendy Waldman producing.

• One of Lisa’s music videos featured on, ESPN, Fox News, and YouTube (545,000 hits so far!)

• Charting on Billboard 2008 with Grammy® nominated “King Cake” and 2011 with “Absolutely Live!”

• Representing Zydeco for GRAMMY Museum, Hollywood Bowl Summersounds,

Sir George Martin’s (Beatles producer) “Rhythm of Life,” and festivals in over 20 countries.

• Two women in our five-piece band, with Lisa Haley violin and Gigi Rabe “The Accordion Diva.”

· "Joyful, exotic …a Pop approach to Louisiana Zydeco... a la the bluesy moans of Janis Joplin..."

– Michael Lukas, Los Angeles Times

· The ultimate compliment: "That girl plays as good as a man!"

- Clifton Chenier, "The King of Zydeco"

· “The ‘Mick Jagger’ of Zydeco – Swamp-Rock ala Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams”

- Jake Bacon, KUCI Radio

· "Lisa has the Spirit in her, big time! Her music just plain grabs you and takes you over!"

- KebMo', multi-Grammy winner, co-producer Lisa’s “Talking to the Sun” Ryko/Warner

· "...enormous fun... makes people want to get up and enjoy!" - Sir George Martin (Beatles' producer)

Booking: Andy Anders - Blue Fiddle Productions -

310-676-4884 / fax 310-644-4117 /

The 16th Annual Summer Concert Series is made possible by our generous sponsors: Warner Bros. Entertainment, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Monte Cedro, The Rotary Club of Altadena, Baietti-Seyffert Podley Realtors, Athens Services, AltadenaBlog, Georgia Rutherford in Memory of Don Rutherford, Toyota of Pasadena, Pro Image transfer, M & M Printing & My Irish Pride & All American Audio Visual.

Food service sales provided by El Patron Mexican Food Restaurant, beer & wine sales provided by The Rotary Club of Altadena.

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