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

French Speaking Contest Winners & Chapter Awards

           Thursday, August 14th, 2014

  • LaPoussiere – 1215 Grand Point Ave – Breaux Bridge – Louisiana 
  • Admission: FREE  •  Doors open at 5:30pm  - Ceremony starts at 6:00pm  •  Food & Drinks available for purchase
    • Music By: The Youth Band 

Le Cajun Awards Ceremony

      Friday, August 155h, 2014

             Rayne Civic Center-Rayne, Louisiana Admission: Adults $7 – Children 12 & under FREE  •  Food & Drinks available for purchase

  • Doors open at 5:30pm – Show starts at 7:00pm
    • Music By: Jackie Caillier, Ivy Dugas & the Cajun Cousins 
    • Cajun French Music Festival

            Saturday August 16th, 2014

    • Rayne Civic Center –Rayne,  Louisiana
    • Admission:  Adults:$10  – Children 12 & under FREE •  Food & Drinks available for purchase
    • Doors open at 9:00am
      • 9:30am—Opening Ceremony & introduction of Chapter Presidents & CFMA Founder Harry LaFleur
      • 10:00am-11:45—Jesse Brown & Choupique
      • 12:00-1:45—Lee Benoit & The Bayou Stompers
      • 2::00-3:45—Briggs Brown
      • 4:00 - 5:45 - Jr Hebert and the Maurice Playboys
        6:00 - 7:45 - Chris Miller and Bayou Roots
      • 8:00 - 9:45 - Donny Broussard and the LA Stars

Le Cajun Awards

2013 Winners

Fiddler of the Year

Jamie Bearb

Female Vocalist

Megan Brown

Best First Album or CD by a Band


Song of the Year

High Performance
All I Ever Loved Was You

Traditional CD of the Year

Making Believe

Accordionist of the Year

Steve Riley

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jamie Bearb

Album or CD of the Year

High Performance
That’s What Makes The Cajuns Dance

Band of the Year

High Performance


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