“Les haricots ne sont pas salés”
Packing Dance Floors Since 1989
MotorDude Zydeco plays the infectious dance music of the Creole people of Southwest Louisiana known as “zydeco.” Having performed in a wide variety of venues throughout the Bay Area and beyond, the band has developed a strong following of dancers who practice the traditional waltzes, two-steps, and zydeco-shuffle dance styles.Listen Watch Book The Band!
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the longest-running funkiest zydeco band this side of the Rockies!
When MotorDude Zydeo plays, it's a dance floor party!
"From the first notes of the Bay Area-based openers Motordude Zydeco Band, everyone's feet had plenty to do. It's party music, first and foremost."
-- Los Angeles Times
"Motordude Zydeco is the real deal. When they start up that button box sound the house is packed and everyone is moving. Every year our festival goers clamor to have them back."
-- Scott Goree, Cotati Accordion Festival
25 Years, Hundreds of Festivals & Stages
LONDON: Bottom Line RENO: Nuggett DENMARK: Skagen Music Festival SAN FRANCISCO: Slim's, Great American Music Hall, Paradise Lounge FLORIDA: Fort Lauderdale Crawfish Festival LOS ANGELES: Music Machine SEATTLE: Tractor Tavern, Crystal Ballroom SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Jazz Jubilee BERKELEY: Ashkenaz FREMONT: Ardenwood Cajun Zydeco Festival SAN JOSE: San Jose Jazz Festival