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La Fete All Wet?

There was a brief heavy downpour during La Fete de Marquette yesterday-- but that didn't ruin any of the fun. If you haven't caught this fun community event...mark it on your calendar for next year. It's a French themed festival..with Cajun and Louisiana music mixed in with more traditional French and Acadian tunes. I was really looking forward to seeing Sonny Landreth again..even though I just saw him two weeks ago at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago. Of course he did not disappoint. He even got a little wild to get the crowd fired up.. "I wanna hear ya yell! I wanna hear you holler!" He's usually so mild-manner that seemed a little odd to me. I saw a lot of Madison musicians in the crowd..so maybe they were picking up some pointers from Sonny. And Trombone Shorty was amazing as well. Earlier Sunday morning, Jonathan and I hosted the Acoustic Cafe breakfast at La Fete. We enjoyed music from two groups--Vishten, from Prince Edward Island, Canada, and the Red Stick Ramblers from LaFayette, Louisiana.

Not only was La Fete a blast..it also raised money for a good cause--the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.



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