2000 Eunice Cajun Prairie Folklife Festival

The crowd continued to grow as the day moved on, drawn by a variety of different types of musicial groups that are part of the culture of Southwest Louisiana.

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Jeremy Fruge, a nephew of Geno Delafose,
is shown on accordion with his band, |
Jeremy and the Zydeco Hot Boyz.

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Horace Trahan and the New Ossun
Express played on a stage near Laurel
Avenue. Band members shown below
are Brazos Huval, John Best, Paul
Delafosse, Horace Trahan, and Paul
Washington. Street dancers are shown
in front of their stage.

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Eunice's own JoJo Reed and the Happy Hill Zydeco Band performed on the main stage during the first half of the afternoon.

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Molin Rouge performed traditional Cajun music later in the afternoon. Larry Miller is shown on accordion, with Pilar David in triangle and J.B. David on guitar.

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