Press Quotes


fRoots, Dec 2015

Jamie Renton reporting on Musicport “...the pan-European Cajun Roosters defying my long-held prejudice about non-Louisianans being unable to play in a convincing creole style” Click here to read the article.

fRoots, March 2015 (on "Hell Yeah!")

"...the Roosters combine a potent punch with the authenticity that comes from neck-high immersion in regional culture and the legacy of the old masters." (Click here to read the full review.)

Songlines, Jan/Feb 2015 (on "Hell Yeah!")

"The most impressive thing about this collection of unquestionably talented musicians is that, although none of them actually hail from Louisiana, they possess a quality that is unmistakably Cajun through and through. Hell Yeah! is a must for any hoedown or trip to the swamp." (Click here for a review in Songlines.)

Akkordeon Magazin, Feb/March 2014 (on "Hell Yeah!")

"The Cajun ballad “Belle Louisiane” showcases wonderfully the vocals of Hazel Scott and David Buyle."

Blues News Magazine, April 2014 (on "Hell Yeah!")

"Its like nothing less than listening to the Champions League of Cajun And Zydeco.Here served up on CD it should also be served in bottles to enhance ones mood." 

Folker, April 2014 on  "Hell Yeah!"

"With their sixth album The Roosters don’t budge an inch from their mission of musicality of highest quality."

BREAKING NEWS: CD Hell Yeah! wins First Price:

To: The Cajun Roosters Band
From: Larry G. Miller, Chairman of the Prix d’ Hors contest
Date: June 12, 2014
"Dear Cajun Roosters,
Congratulations, you have earned the top score with your CD “HELL YEAH!” in the “Prix d’ Hors de Nous” category of the 2014 annual “Le Cajun” Music Awards and therefore the winners of the contest among the bands who play predominately Cajun music . This category is for bands who reside outside of the Cajun region, South Louisiana and Southeast Texas."

Larry G. Miller, Chairman Prix d’ Hors Committee (June 2012)

"I have received all of the Cajun Rooster’s CDs over the years and I must say that you have done excellent work and we of the CFMA are very proud of your great efforts, great sounds."

Trowbridge Festival UK

"If you're looking for Cajun / Zydeco then look no further than Cajun Roosters -
we booked them because they're the  best in the business – we love 'em"
Christine Briars, Festival Director, Trowbridge Village Pump Festival, UK

Neu-Ulmer Zeitung, Ulmer Zelt

"Die Fans der Cajun Roosters waren begeistert. Super feedback von 400 Gästen im Ulmer Zelt. Die Cajun Roosters sind Meister ihres Faches."

Ripley Blues Club (Ripley,UK)

"Finger lickin good... A little lovin' gets you through the night.
Next two songs were an absolut blast...ultra funky, with a different sounding accordion.
Their version of 'Baby please don't go' was unbelievable. Best version I've ever heard..."

Mainspitze Dorflinde Rüsselsheim

"Reife instrumentale Leistungen der Musiker und ein humorvoll-sympathisches Auftreten rundeten den Eindruck einer ausgewogenen, engagierten und versierten Truppe ab."

Memminger Zeitung

"...ein sehr langer, ein sehr heisser Abend - und ein musikalischer Hochgenuss."

Celle'sche Zeitung

"Die 'Cajun Roosters' boten ihre fetzige Musik mit überschäumender
Lust und sichtbar guter Laune."

bluerhythm magazine

"...templates from the old testament of cajun, blues from the legendary Excello label, stomping zydeco and a honky-tonk in 50’s style.... with their well chosen classics and own repertoire this five piece band delivers a great swamp sound…"

bluesnews magazine

"...the Cajun Roosters perform their very authentic mix of cajun with a side order of zydeco, swamp pop and swamp blues, and the listener feels as if they are in a dance club in Louisiana…"

Larry Miller, Chairman CFMA, Prix Dehors de Nous Category, Lafayette / Louisiana, 2009

"Congratulations, The Cajun Roosters have won First Runner-up for the CD "Double Shot" and in addition your CD Cajun Roosters3 "from the swamps & bayous of Louisiana" has won the Second Runner-up in the Prix D'Hors de Nous category of the famous Cajun music awards, "Le Cajun". That is the first time in our history that a band has placed with two CD's in the same year!"