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Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic at Culver City City Hall-7pm-Free!! Reserved Seats $10

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Summer breezes… an intimate courtyard… free parking… and great music. Escape to Culver City to Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival. This year Boulevard Music presents 6 free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 pm from July 10 through August 14 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City City Hall. Become an entry level sponsor by purchasing one of the 100 premium reserved seats for sale at $10 each per show available at Boulevard Music. Tickets go on sale June 10. These summer concerts are produced by Gary Mandell of Boulevard Music.
The Culver City City Hall Courtyard is located at 9770 Culver Blvd. in Downtown Culver City (corner Culver Blvd. and Duquesne Ave.).  Parking is free for the first two hours in designated structures in the Downtown area. The courtyard opens at 4:30 pm. No glass containers or alcoholic beverages may be brought into City Hall Courtyard. For more information, call 310-398-2583.

This week, and launching the festival, we present in concert Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic.
Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of other musicians and music lovers since he was a toddler. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although he was born and reared in northern California. Michael Tisserand, author of The Kingdom of Zydeco, considered the definitive book on the history of Zydeco music, wrote,
 "In America, great migrations produce great music. Just as Delta musicians took Highway 61 to Chicago and electrified their blues, so did the Creoles and Cajuns migrate to California and establish vital dance communities. Now the California scenes rival anything back home in Louisiana, and that's due to players like Andre Thierry, a standard bearer for the new generation. Thierry is among the best of both the West Coast and the Gulf Coast, and he combines youthful vigor with a mature appreciation for his inherited tradition."

The San Francisco Bay Area, which is home to some of the best blues musicians in the world, showed its appreciation by presenting Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic with the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame award for “Best Zydeco Group” in 2008. Andre continually raises the bar for Zydeco musicians worldwide. At only 33 years old, he is already a legend. There is widespread agreement that he is an exceptional multi-dimensional musician who has a finely-honed ability to merge traditional Zydeco music with hip-hop, blues, jazz and rock. Building from his love and respect for traditional Zydeco, his original music is a blend of old and new. His musical mastery enables him to create a unique sound for his and future generations while staying true to the past.

Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic will capture your attention and serve up an unparalleled musical experience that captivates your soul. If you like to dance, Andre will have you moving your feet all night long. As the late great Clifton Chenier once said about Zydeco, “if you dance, your aches and pains will disappear.” Andre’s love of all things musical and his passion for playing for his audiences delight dancers and music lovers everywhere.
www.andrethierry.com

Culver City’s Boulevard Music Festival is sponsored by The City of Culver City, Boulevard Music; Culver City Toyota, John Riordan Plumbing; LYFE Kitchen; Culver City Volvo & Mazda; Palm Court; Culver Studios; Bunnin Chevrolet; Topson Downs; Victor Junior’s; Sony Pictures Entertainment; Cavanaugh Realty; Southern California Hospital; Public School 310; Culver Hotel; Michael Kayem Remax Estate Properties; D & E Associates; Courtyard Marriott; Music Munchers; City Tavern and Rush Street; Ernie Ball; Dynagraphics; Culver City News; Culver City Observer; Steeldeck, Inc. and Chrysalis.



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