The authentic sounds of New Orleans will make its way to Turlock when the Blues Box Bayou Band comes to town May 13.
The Blues Box Bayou Band is headlining the Turlock Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Lobsterfest. The Lobsterfest is at the Assyrian American Civic Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m.
The Blues Box Bayou Band’s music is a mix of Cajun and zydeco swamp beat that has made them crowd favorites at the Long Beach Crawfish Festival, the Isleton Crawdad Festival, the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee and the American Music Festival. They have released four CD’s including their most recent release “Rock a’Bayou”
The band was founded by singer-songwriter Pete Grimaldi, who has created a unique sound of American Roots Music that unites influences from Louisiana Swamp Boogie, Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Reggae.
Tickets are $100 each and include a Louisiana-style lobster and shrimp boil with all the fixings. Seating is limited. Tickets and table sponsorships still available. Call the Chamber at 632-2221 for tickets.