LeCajun Music Awards

The Le Cajun Award and Festival is a unique three day event that features an awards ceremony honoring the best in Cajun music and Cajun musicians and includes a two-day dance festival with award winning Cajun bands providing the music.

The Grammy style awards ceremony, sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association (CFMA) includes awards for Band of the Year, Best Accordionist, Best Fiddler, Best Male and Female Vocalist, Song of the Year and Best Recording of the Year. Cajun bands from outside Louisiana including Europe are also recipients of awards.

Event Information

2019 Le Cajun Awards & Music Festival

Aug. 15, 16 & 17, 2019

 

Thursday Night – Aug. 15, 2019
La Poussiere – Breaux Bridge, La.

Doors Open @ 5PM – Program Starts @ 6PM
Music by CFMA young musicians.

Presentation of the French Speaking contest winners
Annual Chapter Awards
New Dawn Awards
No Charge – Free Admission

Friday Night – Aug. 16, 2019
Awards Night Rayne Civic Center

201 Frog Festival Dr, Rayne, LA 70578
Doors Open @ 5PM—Program Starts @ 7PM
Admission $10.00, children under 12 free.

Presentation of the 2018 Cajun Music Awards
CFMA Hall of Fame Recipients
Live Cajun Band
Plaque Awards
Craft Vendors               T-Shirt Sales
Cajun Artifacts              Silent Auction
Hot Food                       Cold Drinks
Sweet Shop                   Adult Beverages
Accordion Raffle          Cake Walk
              50/50 (split the pot)
Entertainment to be announced at a later date

Saturday – Aug. 17, 2019
Rayne Civic Center

Doors Open @ 9AM—Program Starts @ 10 AM.
Admission $10.00, children under 12 free.

Live Cajun Bands
Accordion/Fiddle Contest
Miss LeCajun Pageant & Crowning
Craft Vendors               T-Shirt Sales
Cajun Artifacts              Silent Auction
Hot Food                       Cold Drinks
Sweet Shop                   Adult Beverages
Cake Walk                     50/50 (split the pot)
Accordion Raffle Sales and Drawing

Bands and performance times to be announced.

Questions Contact: Blaine Dupont @ 337-349-1969

LeCajun Awards

2018 Winners

Accordionist of the Year
Jason Frey

Fiddler of the Year
Zachary Fuselier & Clint Ward (tie)

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jamey Bearb

Best First CD
Cajun Harmony – Cajun Harmony

Song of the Year
Boy with a Broken Heart / Mes Miseres(tie) – Kyle Huval & The Dixie Club Ramblers

Best Traditional CD of the Year
Donny Broussard and the Louisiana Stars Live – Donny Broussard and the Louisina Stars

Band of the Year
Kyle Huval and the Dixie Club Ramblers

Hall of Fame Inductees
Tim Broussard
Julius “Pappa Cairo” Lamperez

New Dawn Award
Chapitre de Lafayette – Ashley Dugas

Award of Excellence
Megan Brown and Ronnie Filce

Continuing Contribution Award
Jeremy LeBlanc

Appreciation Award
Rocky Fontenot

Heritage Award
Eston Below

Pioneer Award
Fred Charlie

2018 Miss Le Cajun Queen
Jillian Ann Reed

CONTACT

CFMA
P. O. Box 92575
Lafayette, LA 70509