The Le Cajun Award 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.
Event Information
 

 

2017 Le Cajun festival
will be held Aug. 18,19 & 20


Thursday Aug 18: La Poussiere-Breaux Bridge, La.

Doors Open @ 5PM—Program Starts @ 6PM

Music by CFMA young musicians

Presentation of the French Speaking contest winners, Annual Chapter Awards and New Dawn Awards--- No Charge---Free Admission

Friday Night - Aug. 19: Awards Night
Rayne Civic Center: Rayne, LA

 

Saturday August 20:
Rayne Civic Center: Rayne, LA

Bands and other details to be announced in 2017.

 Questions Contact: Helen Pulnik@ 281-256-3097             


 
     
 
Le Cajun Awards

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2016 Winners

Accordionist of the Year

Junior Hebert

Fiddler of the Year

Jason Bergeron

Female Vocalist

Kelly Jones-Savoy

Male Vocalist of the Year

Junior Hebert

Best First Album or CD by a Band

Jr. Hebert and the Maurice Playboys

Song of the Year

Coursais une reve—Jr. Hebert

Album or CD of the Year
Coursais une reve - Jr. Hebert and the Maurice Playboys

Traditional CD of the Year
Coursais une reve - Jr. Hebert and the Maurice Playboys

Band of the Year

Jr. Hebert and the Maurice Playboys

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Atlas Fruge
Dieu Donne "Don" Momtoucet

New Dawn Award

Lake Charles chapter - Abigail Miller
Chapitre de Lafayette - Gerald Wayne Broussard

Excellence Award

Michael "Bubba" Brown
Carl Sweeney Comeaux

Continuing Contribution Award

Megan Brown

Appreciation Award

Claudia Wood

Heritage Award

Donald "Don" Babin

Pioneer Award

D. L. Menard


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