With album names like Bayou Boogie and Choo Choo Boogaloo, calling Grammy-award winning Louisiana-bred band Buckwheat Zydeco and Ils Son Partis Band the world’s greatest party band doesn’t seem like much of a stretch.
And check out the YouTube video to the right, and you can see why critics agree.
This weekend, will appropriately pair the foot-tapping Zydeco dance party band with some Creole grub.
Kelly Flamos, said that the event is, in part, a birthday gift to their father, who spent a lot of time living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
“It's an over-the-top gesture, we know, but if you ever met our dad, Stelio Flamos, you'd know that his larger than life personality and uncontrollable generosity could only be honored with such a big, fun party.”
This is a show the owners hope will be the first in a line of major national acts at Mahall’s.
Zydeco Bistro will be Mahall’s guest chef (with a special menu – see it at right) beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 22 and Buckwheat Zydeco plays at 8 p.m.
Tickets for the show are $12 ahead and seats are limited — click here to purchase.
The band has played at the Olympics, for President Bill Clinton, and on countless national television shows, including Late Night With David Letterman and The Today Show.
Buckwheat Zydeco won a Grammy for its 2009 album “Lay Your Burden Down."
Editor's Note: Kelly Flamos is the wife of .