Click on thumbnails to access larger photos of, from
left, Kristi Guillory, Anya Burgess,
Christine Balfa Powell, and Yvette Landry.
Click on thumbnails to access larger photos
of Hubert Maitre and Nonc Ray Guidry.
Shown are Nonc Ray Guidry, Horace Trahan,
Rachel Wilson (on drums), Hubert Maitre,
and Brett Denais.
Dr. Barry Ancelet interacts with the audience
while the NBC videographer shoots
some footage. The other photo shows members
of the audience dancing to the music
of Bonsoir, Catin.
Click here to see the Today Show segment on YouTube.
The Rendez-vous des Cajuns
Radio Show at the Liberty Theater was
featured in a segment on the NBC Today Show Sunday,
May 27, 2007, The segment included interviews with former Eunice Mayor
Curtis Joubert, who was instrumental in establishing
the radio show, and with Marc and Ann Savoy, who
were also key figures in restoring the Liberty, with
Ann handling programming for the show.
The Liberty segment was
filmed March 24, 2007, when the bands were Bonsoir,
Catin and Horace Trahan, Hubert Maitre and Friends.
Members of Bonsoir, Catin
shown in the top photo are Anya Burgess, Kristi
Guillory, Christine Balfa Powell, and Yvette Landry.
information, go to the band's official web site.
LSUE also has more photos
of the band.
Horace Trahan is shown at left. Horace first
came to the attention of Cajun music lovers when,
having gotten word of the young musician's talent,
host Dr. Barry Ancelet asked Horace to come up from
the Liberty Theater audience to play on the stage.
Horace's performance of the Iry LeJeune classic song
"Viens me chercher" left many in tears. Since then
Horace has released popular CDs of both Cajun and
Hubert Maitre is a veteran Cajun musician whose
performance of "La Vieille
Chaudière Noir" ("The Old Black Pot," written
by Camey Doucet) became an instant Cajun classic,
nominated by the Cajun French Music Association as
Song of the Year in 2001.
Official City of Eunice web site has schedules
listing the bands and performers who have been
booked to appear at the Liberty.
Click here for photos of the
900th show and the