Nouveaux Cajun Xpress Nominated for 5 awards by the Cajun French Music Association

We are very proud and honored to announce that the Cajun French Music Association has nominated our band for awards in five categories:

Fiddler of the Year – This nomination goes to Clyde Thompson for his outstanding work on our first album.

Best First CD

Best Album / CD of the Year

Band of the Year

Peoples Choice Award

The award winners will be announced at the Le Cajun Music Awards and Festival.

The Le Cajun Music Awards 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.

This year’s festival is scheduled for Thursday, August 20th through Saturday, August 22nd, with the awards ceremony on Friday night in Rayne, LA.

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