Hundreds chose to work off their calories on a hardwood floor, dancing to the beat of Cajun bands such as Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Crawdaddy
O and JT & the Zydeco Zippers.
Formerly the Crawdaddy
Bayou location, the new Pete Miller's has been completely renovated and will have all the great elements that have made the Evanston location so popular over the past 10 years: prime-aged steaks, live jazz, pocket billiards and "a good, honest drink.
The band have slowly built a following in Ireland and last year moved their gig from the intimate Crawdaddy
to the more roomy Button Factory.
In 2007, she released "Live from Crawdaddy
EP," and her single "Shine" was used on the soundtrack for The Nanny Diaries.
After releasing three albums - Crawdaddy
and Erotica followed Pop Said - the band split.
The Beatles arrived early in their careers, in 1963 when the Fab Four went to watch the Stones play at the Crawdaddy
Club in Richmond.
Featured entertainers this year include Joe Simien and the County Folks, Acadiana Cajun Band, Eddie Baytos and the Nervis Brothers, Lisa Haley and the Zydecats, Lil' Malcolm and the House Rockers, Crawdaddy
, Bonne Musique Zydeco and Tony Delafos & Friends.
Mojo, Q, Circus, Hit Parader, Creem, Backstreets, Crawdaddy
offered a selection of catchy radio-ready pop tracks, their 1990 collection, Crawdaddy
found the Buds blossoming with their most sophisticated and fully-realized music to-date.
To add to the dismay of Whitney Houston passing away, this week there was the surprising news that Tripod and Crawdaddy
were to close with immediate effect along with its next-door neighbour The Odeon.
Going back to their rhythm 'n' blues roots as if they were at the Crawdaddy
Club or Eel Pie Island in the early sixties, they revived "Mannish Boy," a song most commonly associated with the father of Chicago blues, Muddy Waters, the Willie Dixon composition "Little Red Rooster," made famous by Howlin' Wolf and a chart-topper for the Stones in 1964, and two more Chess label favorites--Bo Diddley's "Crackin' Up" and Chuck Berry's "Around And Around.
It's a celebration of independent labels at POD all month and tonight there is a stupendous bill from Smalltown America in Crawdaddy
Jackson caught his bass flipping mats on a Texas-rigged Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver and a Gambler 4-inch Crawdaddy
on Spiderwire line with a 1-1/2 ounce weight.
And next week a selection of delicious bands from the label will be showcasing their incredible wares at Crawdaddy
for just EUR5.
And tomorrow for the small change of a tenner you can check the boys from Nightflight hosting the Irish debut performance from Canadian act, AZARI & III in Crawdaddy