Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas
Nathan Williams formed The Cha-Chas in 1985 and brought his unique take on this regional music to all corners of the globe. Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2005 and honored in 2015 with the Zydeco Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, The Cha-Chas have been voted the top Festival Band in the country according to USA Today and have won the coveted Big Easy award for Best Zydeco Band for several years running.
11 a.m. to Noon
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