Cajun Dave & N'awlins Po Boyz is a Cajun, Zydeco, Variety style band. from 1800's to current day music! Country, bluegrass, classic rock, caribbean reggae etc. From New Orleans. Guitars, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Squeezebox, harmonica, bongos, scrubboards, island caribbean steel drums and so much more! We perform indoor and outdoor events, weddings, parties, birthdays, concerts, low boils, crawfish boils, etc. You bring the party we'll play it! Any style of music! High energy, getting audiences involved, even on stage, or laid back music for corporate events! We've also played with some of the best in show biz! We bring the Mardi Gras to you! Beads, Umbrellas 2nd line dancing! We are ready for you!
Price Range: Contact for rates
David G Becnel-(Cajun Dave)
Born and raised on the Westbank of New Orleans, Louisiana Enlisted in the United States Navy- 2-15-72 Honorably Discharged in 1976 Attended Delgado College New Orleans (Music Program)
Opened & backed up many concerts in Florida, New Orleans, and around the U.S.A. Bourbon Street French Quarter, hotels, private functions, parties, weddings, graduations etc. Fund raisers, & local charity benefits (Will furnish long listings upon request), indoor & outdoor concerts.
Silver Springs Amusement Park, many Crawfish Festivals in Florida including Jacksonville, Gainesville, Daytona Beach Cajun Festivals, Bike Week, etc.(Long listings upon request).
Worked with many national country, blues, bluegrass, rock, & Cajun/Zydeco artists such as: Ray Price, Roy Clark, Ernest Tubb, Kitty Wells, Hank Thompson, Mel Tillis, Doug Kershaw, Jo-El Sonnier, Chubby Carrier, Rockin Dopsie Jr, Exile, Johnny Rodriguez, Carl Perkins, Little Jimmy Dickens, Johnny Russell, Waylon Jennings, Bill Anderson, Billy Joe Royal, Jerry Reed, Faron Young, Del Reeves, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter, The Byrds, Chubby Wise, Ralph Stanley, Grandpa Jones, Jimmy C Newman, Bruce Dagrepont, Rufus Thibedeaux, Justin Wilsons cooking show, Jerry Clower (Mississippi Commedian) Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Zydeco Playboys, Porchdogs, Waylon Thibedeaux, Bill Warton (Sauce Boss), etc. Neil Young Crazy Horse Band, Johnny Paycheck, Eddie Raven, Porter Wagner, Hank Williams lll, Jack Greene, Tommy Cash, Freddy Weller, Narvel Felts, Freddy Hart etc!!! Members of Lynyrd Skynyrd Band (Long listings upon request)
Main ability is vocals.
Variety of instruments played include: Acoustic Guitars (6 & 12 string)Electric Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Harmonica, Squeezebox, Bass, Percussion, Bongos, Cajun Triangle, (Tetfer) Scrubboard, (Frottier)Irish Bodhran percussion, Irish tin whistle flute, Slide Flute, nose flute. Island Steel Drums, Bamboo Xylophone, Ukelele, Hand Played Dulcimer. Auto Harp (Zither), Also songwriter & arranger
T.V. & Video Studio Experience
"Mel Tillis New Years Eve Show" Live Video Weirsdale Opry-Weirsdale,Fl
"You Can Be A Star" Nashville Network
"The Carl Tipton Bluegrass Show" Channel 17 Nashville
Bobby Cure Summertime Blues Band Talent Show-Cox Cable New Orleans,La
Discovery Talent Show, New Orleans,La. WTRS Live Radio Coverage
Greg Shires "Put it on ice" CMT Video (Recorded at Stillwaters Saloon Ocala,Fl) Nashville Network
Studio in the Country (Bagaloosa, La) major studio 64 tracks-Paul McCartney-Kansas -Long listing
"World of Nations" Jacksonville Metropolitan Park major event representing the U.S.A.
"Hot Cajun Nights" Spirit of the Swannee Park in Lake City, Florida
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - New Orleans, Louisiana
I'm no newcomer to the music industry. I represent a wide variety of music including: Cajun, Country, Rock, 50's, Blues, Bluegrass, Folk & Folk Rock Acoustic. Actually my variety of music dates from the 1800 to current day music. My love for authentic Cajun & Zydeco music is mainly due to my culture. For more resume listings or bookings, I can be contacted by gig salad my new home!