Northshore Cajun Dancers "pass a good time" to Cajun/Zydeco music each month at Abita Town Hall located at 22161 Level Street in Abita Springs, Louisiana. The event includes free dance lessons with live music performances for a low cost of admission.
Free dance lessons are offered from 7:00 - 7:30 p.m., then stay to practice what you learned with the live music. The band starts at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 for members.
Event sponsor Abita Springs Trailhead Museum provides small portion entrees, desserts, snacks, soft drinks, beer, and wine at a nominal charge during the dances. Patronage of the concession stand supports the Museum and the Town of Abita Springs. Outside food and drinks not permitted.
2017 DATES AND BANDS:
January 7 - Jonno
February 4 - Bruce Daigrepont
March 11 - TBA
April 15 - Nouveaux Cajun Xpress
May 27 - Lee Benoit
June 17 - TBA
July 8 - Choupique
August 5 - Coobie Joe
September 9 - Jonno
October 7 - Choupique
November 11 - Bruce Daigrepont
December 2* - Nouveaux Cajun Xpress
*A holiday dance and buffet supper is offered in December for members. Non-members are welcome to participate in the dinner dance for the cost of $20.00.
The Northshore Cajun Dancers Club was established in 1991 with a mission to promote the music and dancing of the Cajun people. Membership can be purchased for $12 per person for a calendar year, beginning in January. Members receive a discount of $2 per monthly dance.
Directions: I-12 to Mandeville/Abita Springs exit, north on LA-59 to downtown Abita; veer right from the roundabout onto Level Street to the Abita Town Hall. Parking is free in the field across from Town Hall or on the streets near Town Hall (please park legally).