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The 13th annual Rhythm & Roots Festival announces its spectacular all-star lineup for 2010.  Held at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, Rhode Island every Labor Day weekend, the festival has become a destination event drawing roots music and dance fans from all over the country.  This year the festival is held Sept 3-5, 2010. Ninigret Park is located at 4890A Old Post Rd, (just off Route 1), Charlestown, RI  02813.  For tickets and info:  www.rhythmandroots.com, 1-888-855-6940.  Hours:  Friday, 5:00 pm to midnight and noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday. (more…)

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17th ANNUAL CAJUN & ZYDECO MARDI GRAS BALL RETURNS TO RHODE ISLAND’S RHODES ON THE PAWTUXET BALLROOM, SATURDAY FEB 21, 2009!

The annual legendary Cajun & Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball returns to the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet Ballroom, 60 Rhodes Pl., Cranston, RI on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 from 6:00 pm to midnight. This year features a performance by the renowned CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, the Grammy nominated Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, and fast rising zydeco stars, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys. The Hot Tamale Brass Band will return to lead the costume judging parade and to keep the festive atmosphere between dance sets. Cajun food will be available by the Chili Brothers of Rhode Island, one of the most popular food vendors from the annual Rhythm & Roots Festival. The ball also features a costume contest with prizes and a cash bar.

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Here are the results to our Grammy poll for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album. Voting took place from January 19th through January 25th.

Field 14 — Folk, Category 72
Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album (Vocal or Instrumental.)

Who should win the Grammy?

Who WILL win the Grammy?

Thanks for voting. Try our next poll: Best Traditional World Music Album.

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Field 14 — Folk, Category 72 Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album (Vocal or Instrumental.)

Vote for your Grammy favorite…

And make a prediction…

January 25: Voting has closed for this poll. See the results.

We’ll run this poll for a week, then do other Grammy categories. Results will be posted each Monday when the next poll starts.

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