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AJ & the Badcats
June 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The BADCATS have been around in different forms with various members since the early 90’s .The music is Louisiana blues with a Cajun / Zydeco swing.
A.J. Primeaux grew up in the business his father Rick Primeaux having had his own band playing Nat king Cole style piano music with and upright bass player and drummer at supper clubs like the Balinese in Galveston before settling here in Lafayette and playing with his cousin Larry Brasso and Al Terry.
Carrying on the tradition A.J.’s played with local musicians Fernest Arceneaux / Warren Ceaser / Warren Storm / T.K. Hulin / Willie Tee / Carol Fran / Lil buck and more.
His style of swamp pop infused blues has been entertaining crowds across the gulf coast and the all over the United States , Along with his son guitar player-vocalist Julian Primeaux a band leader and international touring musician , Jerry Lejune a local drummer-percusionist having toured with Sonny Landreth and many others.. Kevin weekly holding down the low end on bass.
Pat Breaux of Beausoleil and Red beans and Rice fame ripping up the Sax and don’t be surprised to find Jonno Frishberg showing up to saw out some ripping Cajun influenced high energy blues that would make Jean-Luc-Ponty blush…
A.J. &The Badcats are just that as labeled by audience members at their first show years ago…These guys are some Badcats…