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Lil Buck Sinegal
April 18 @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am CDT
Lil’ Buck Sinegal, the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer,”Master of the Stratocaster,” from Lafayette, Louisiana. Paul “Lil’ Buck” Sinegal honed his chops as an Excello session man and Clifton Chenier’s longtime guitarist. His career has spanned more than five decades, with over 300 recordings. Paul “Lil’ Buck” Sinegal is a true Louisiana guitarist in that he’s played in several styles. Best known as the world’s finest Zydeco Guitarist, Swamp Pop Specialist, and Blues Professional. In the late ’90s, Sinegal recorded an album for Allen Toussaint’s NYNO label. Allen Toussaint calls Paul “Lil’ Buck” Sinegal the “Gentle Giant of Guitar.” Lil’ Buck was inducted into the Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2012.
Sinegal has played Jazz Fest every year since the 1970s, whether it was with his blues band or zydeco legends Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco and Rockin’ Dopsie.