Friday, January 8...8:00 PM...Hudson Valley Community Dance, White Eagle Hall, Kingston, NY The Hudson Valley Community Dance welcomes The Zydeco Hogs back to the central Hudson Valley. Come on out and let's show Kingston that The Hogs know how to have a real Louisiana-style Zydeco dance party! The dance is held at the White Eagle Hall, located at 487 Delaware Ave in Kingston NY. For directions or info, call 845-255-7061.
Tuesday, February 9...7:00 PM...Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, Hartford, CT Sally's biggest party of the year! It's Mardi Gras madness at Hartford's Home of the Blues when River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs come by for a Louisiana-style Fat Tuesday celebration! Beads, BBQ, Cajun/Creole dishes and hot Zydeco turn Hartford into the Crescent City for the night! Black Eyed Sally's is located at 350 Asylum Street in downtown Hartford. Call 860-278-7427 for info, reservations or directions.
Friday, February 12...8:00 PM...Museum After Dark, Museum Of American Art, New Britain CT One last Mardi Gras party when River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs come by the museum for a Louisiana-style Mardi Gras celebration! The museum is located at 56 Lexington Street in New Britain. Call 860-229-0257 for info or directions.
Saturday, March 19, 2016...7:00 PM...American Legion Hall, Wethersfield, CT The longest running Cajun/Zydeco dance series in New England welcomes back River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs. Join us and see why this dance series has been around so long! FREE beginner's dance lesson at 6:15 PM. The American Legion Hall is located at 275 Main Street in Old Wethersfield. Call 860-537-8265 for info or directions.
Saturday, April 30...3:00 PM...38th Annual Daffodil Festival, Hubbard Park, Meriden, CT The annual Daffodil Fest is a FREE event -- River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs have had a blast every time we've been here. Hubbard Park will be awash in spring color with thousands of daffodils in full bloom. Start the Spring festival season with an afternoon of FREE music in the park and some hot and heavy Zydeco! The Zydeco Hogs play in the big tent at 3:00 PM. Many other acts TBA. For directions or info call 860-675-6215.
Saturday, May 21...8:00 PM...Boston Zydeco, Watertown, MA Boston's dance series welcomes back River City Slim & The Zydeco Hogs. FREE beginner's dance lesson at 7 PM. BZ has a great dance venue these days - the VFW Hall at 295 Arsenal Street in Watertown MA. Email for info or directions.
Thursday, June 9...5:30 PM...Sunset Sounds Concert Series, Butler-McCook House, Hartford, CT An evening of FREE music on the lawn, in the historic garden of the Butler-McCook House, located at 396 Main Street in Hartford. For directions or more info, call 860-522-1806.
Saturday, June 25...4:00 PM...3rd Annual Canton Fireman's Blues & Brews, Canton, CT Proceeds benefit the Canton Volunteer Fire Association's favorite charities. Enjoy a great day of music from some of the best bands in Southern New England while supporting some great organizations. Craft beers from a variety of regional breweries plus red hot rockin' Rhythm & Blues make for a great local festival. The Zydeco Hog are thrilled to be part of this event. Also appearing: Lisa Marie & All Shook Up, Eric Ducoff Band and the CTBS All-Stars. The Blues & Brews Festival is held at Fireman's Field opposite the Canton Firehouse at 14 Canton Springs Road in Canton. For more info call 860-693-8120.
Wednesday, July 13...6:30 PM...Elizabeth Park, Hartford, CT Enjoy an evening of FREE music on the North Lawn of the famous Rose Garden in West Hartford's Elizabeth Park. In case of rain, the show will be held on Thursday July 14. For directions or more info, call 860-231-9443.
Saturday, July 16...8:30 PM...T.K. Club, Conshohocken PA The largest and hottest Zydeco dance scene on the East coast is in the Philadelphia area, and the epicenter of this scene is the TK Club in Conshohocken PA, on the edge of the Philly metro area. The Hogs are pleased to be invited back to the TK. The TK is located at the corner of Hector and Apple Streets in Conshohocken. Directions.
Thursday, August 4...6:00 PM...3rd Annual L.I. Cares Zydeco Cruise, Bayshore, NY Details TBA.
Sunday, September 25...3:00 PM...Bishop's Castle, Exeter, RI Another great Bishop's Castle house party! Joining us for an afternoon of red hot Zydeco and rockin' roots will be The Twangbusters, the great roots/Americana band from Massachusetts. Potluck dinner, so bring some food to share. And don't forget to bring your bathing suit for a dip in the pond! Bishops Castle is located on Austin Farm at 199 Austin Farm Road in Exeter. Come join us for a last blast of outdoor summer fun! For more info, e-mail Brian.