Balfa Music Camp 2016

Louisiana Folk Roots' annual Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week came to a close at Vermilionville Thursday, April 14. “The Greatest Week of Cajun and Creole Culture on the Planet” incorporates five days of 10 or more morning-intensive classes on fiddle, guitar and accordion; twice-daily participatory teaching sessions on Cajun and Creole vocals; five days of instructor-coached Band Labs; five nightly dances with fantastic Cajun and Creole bands; five or more artist-led Jam des Amis sessions; intimate afternoon words-and-music sessions with accomplished and legendary featured artists; afternoon lagniappe sessions on topics from music to foodways to dance; and, you can believe it, even more. IND Photographer Robin May was there Thursday to close out the fantastic music week.


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