Cascade Zydeco is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Association dedicated to bringing Zydeco and Cajun music and dance to our community.
Silver Star Saloon
6718 NE 4th Plain Rd, Vancouver, WA 98661
Sundays, 7 - 9 pm, Free!
Kenneth Parker, our Cascade Zydeco Vice President and Band Coordinator, was named 2016 Golden Gator in recognition of his outstanding service as a CZ volunteer. Ken works diligently behind-the-scenes, staying in communication with bands and local venues to keep live music on our calendar.
Past Golden Gators:
2008 Dick Brainard
2009 Patty Kadel
2010 Penny Holeman & Phil Coquillette
2011 Janine Tebeau-Jemerson & Roland Jemerson
2012 Jim Lalone
2013 Rick Wiseman
2014 Adam and Ali Grimshaw
2015 Chere Weiss
When we don't have a live band, Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming DJ dance most Wednesdays of every month.
7:15 - 8pm Lesson
8 - 10pm Dance to Zydeco, Cajun, & Blues with a rotating lineup of DJ's
1st Wednesdays at the
East Portland Eagles
4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd • Portland, OR
2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Wednesdays (No Zydeco on Sept 14th due to the Polish Festival)
Polish Hall • 3832 NE Interstate Ave • Portland, OR
Admission $7 General • $5 Cascade Zydeco members
Cascade Zydeco and Duff's Garage bring you Motordude Zydeco!
Powered by five zydeco greats - Willy Jordan, Lloyd Meadows, Billy Wilson, Dennis Calloway, and Ian Lamson - Motordude Zydeco will have you burning up the dance floor. This is an awesome band! Watch "Contagious!", a documentary about Motordude Zydeco.
Zydeco Lesson 7 -7:45 • Band plays 8 - 11 • $15 • Ages 21+
Use PayPal or a credit card, download a printable membership form, or pick one up at a Wednesday night dance. Membership dues give you DJ dance discounts and help bring Zydeco and Cajun music and dance to our community!
Cascade Zydeco is a 5019(c)3 non-profit association. Your donations are tax deductible and every dollar goes to our mission of keeping Zydeco music and dance alive and well in the Pacific Northwest. Donate securely on line with a credit card or Paypal account, using the button below! Thank you!
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Join Roland and Janine every second Friday of the month for a friendly, laid back night of zydeco at Viscount Studio.
Second Friday Zydeco Social 8 - 10:30pm
720 SE Sandy Blvd
All ages welcome, $5
3 - 3:45 Zydeco lesson
4 - 7 Dance to Too Loose!
$10 •All Ages