"Rhythms on the River" Press Release - 2014

“Rhythms on the River” – Spring 2014 Line-Up

April 25th; May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; June 6th, 13th, 20th

“Rhythms on the River” is a live music series held for nine weeks every Friday beginning after Easter each spring. Performances will take place in historic downtown Morgan City on Front Street between Everett & Freret Streets. Each week’s live performance will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. This year’s line-up will include live performances by Déjà vu, Don Rich, South 70, Jamie Bergeron, T K Hulin, Side Show Band, Don Rich, Louisiana Soul Survivor and Damon Troy.

Déjà vu will kick off this year’s “Rhythms on the River” with a performance on April 25th. This five piece band calls south Louisiana home and has a diverse musical background making them the perfect variety cover band. They will entertain the crowd with Motown, country, disco, rock, 80s, 90s and dance music. For more information visit www.dejavuband.com. The second performance will be held on May 2nd with music by Don Rich, a Pierre Part native. Don Rich has been playing music for over 41 years and enjoys bringing authentic Cajun swamp pop to crowds all around Louisiana. Don Rich will also perform for a second time on June 6th. For more information on Don Rich visit www.donrichmusic.com. South 70, a seven piece band all born in south Louisiana, will perform the third week on May 9th. South 70 will get your toes tapping to a mixture of Zydeco, swamp pop, Cajun, country and more! One of their biggest enjoyments is watching people dance to their music! For more information on South 70 visit www.south70band.com. On May 16th Jamie Bergeron will take the stage with a lively performance of Cajun/Zydeco music along the river. For more information on Jamie Bergeron visit www.kickincajuns.com.

T K Hulin will take the stage on May 23rd. T K Hulin has become a Louisiana legend and major figure in the music industry with a signing career that spans almost 50 years. When his music starts, this Louisiana legend is off and running, taking everyone along for the ride. For more information visit www.tkhulin.com. Side Show Band will perform May 30th for the sixth performance of the “Rhythms on the River” concert series. The Side Show Band comprises of seven band members, who play a variety of Classic Rock, Jitterbug, Funk, and Cajun & Zydeco. For more information visit www.sideshowla.com. On June 13th, Louisiana Soul Survivors, an eight member band from the Houma-Thibodaux area will perform. They will entertain the audience with a mixture of Funk, Pop, and Rock & Soul. The final performance of this year’s “Rhythms on the River” music series will be on June 20th by Cajun musician, Damon Troy, an established artist who plays seven instruments has released five music CD’s. His energetic style revolves around traditional Cajun music with the addition of elements from Zydeco, R&B, Rock & Roll, Country and Swamp Pop.

“Rhythms on the River” is FREE outdoor entertainment presented by Morgan City Main Street and sponsored by Café Jo Jo’s, who will be offering food and drink concessions, the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau. Please no ice chests. For more information contact 985-384-9291 or 985-380-3693.