Billy Lee Corwin

STYLE OF MUSIC

Gulf Coast: a gumbo of Cajun/Zydeco/Mardi Gras
Five to Seven Band Members: Accordion, fiddle, scrub board, bass, guitar, drums--trombone and clarinet/sax optional

SPECIALTY

Tight three-part vocal harmonies & original songs

 

Raised in the Cajun Triangle

Plays traditional Cajun and Zydeco music
Sings in Cajun French
Band plays mostly original songs
Coordinates dance instruction for the
Bon Temps Social Club in Balboa Park

Writer/Performer of the theme song for Six Flags America’s “Mardi Gras Theme Park” — April, 2014

This song is being played on a loop repeated throughout the park, used in their play, and featured in their parade twice daily with 20 dancers choreographed to the words!

”One of the top three shows of the last two years"

–Dane Wostenberg
-Technical Director
California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

“The best band that has EVER played here"

–Gary Blade
Owner, Chateau O'rleans, Pacific Beach, CA

Past Performances

  • Glastonbury Festival , U.K.
  • Americana Festival International, U.K.
  • CA Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Gator-by-the-Bay Festival
  • Simi Valley Crawfish Festival
  • Long Beach Zydeco/Cajun/Blues Festival
  • Scripps Birch Aquarium
  • December Nights in Balboa Park
  • San Diego Chargers Game-- Qualcomm Stadium
  • Hot Blues Engines Festival
  • Bird Park Summer Concert
  • Trolley Barn Park Summer Concert
  • Warner Springs Resorts
  • Sycuan Casino
  • Paradise Casino
  • Adams Avenue Festival
  • Roots Festival
  • Mardi Gras Gaslamp
  • Gas Lamp Quarter