Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 --- Billy Lee & Swamp Critters with
Billy Watson and the International Silver String Submarine Band
War Memorial Hall, 3325 Zoo Drive San Diego, CA 92101
See Balboa Park Map for guidance.
Zydeco dance lesson at 6:20 p.m.
Dance to live Louisiana music from 7 to 10:15 p.m.
Admission just $10. Please pay at the registration table to get your wrist band. First timers receive a $5 discount!
Billy Lee and The Swamp Critters featuring original and traditional Cajun/Zydeco music. The Swamp Critters“One of the top three shows of the last two years” Technical Director California Center for the Arts, Escondido. “…best band that has EVER played here”, Gary Blade, OwnerChateau O’rleans. Website.
Billy Watson and the International Silver String Submarine Band is an improvisational, all-star cast of musicians, hand-picked from the California music scene. Since each member also works with their own bands, the "Cast" has been known to change often, adding mysterious excitement and spontaneity to every performance, while NEVER losing the highest of musical standards and professionalism. Website.
Tuesday, Nov. 24 --- "Zydeco Blowout" at Tio Leo's
Join friendly dancers enjoying zydeco and Cajun CDs and local bands. Dance lessons 7–7:30 p.m. Open dancing 7:30–10 p.m. Cover charge varies, but lesson included. Check out Tio Leo's Website for calendar.
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 -- Live Band 7 to 7:30 p.m. lesson, 7:30 to 10 p.m. dancing, $10 cover
Location is at Tio Leo's west of Fashion Valley at 5302 Napa St. (near where I-8 and I-5 cross), San Diego, CA 92110. Website
December 4 and 5 --- December Nights in Balboa Park
THERE WILL BE NO SECOND SATURDAY DANCE IN BALBOA PARK. THE BON TEMPS SOCIAL CLUB STAGE AT DECEMBER NIGHTS IS OUR MONTHLY EVENT.
Balboa Park December Nights, San Diego’s favorite kick-off to the holiday season, will celebrate 38 years of bringing friends, families and the community together on Friday, December 4, from 3-11 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, Noon-11 p.m. This beloved event, co-produced by the City of San Diego and the Balboa Park Conservancy, closes “Celebrate Balboa Park 2015,” the centennial of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition. In the spirit of the holidays, participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5 to 9 p.m. both evenings. The largest free community festival in San Diego, December Nights will bring more than 350,000 visitors to the park to revel and enjoy the season over two days.
Dec. 4 Bands
5 p.m. --- Bubba McCoy Blues Band
6:40 p.m. --- Sue Palmer
8:30 p.m. --- Bayou Brothers
Dec. 5 Bands
12 Noon --- Rhythm & The Method
1:10 p.m. --- Flipside Burners
2:30 p.m. --- San Diego Cajun Playboys
3:50 p.m. --- Three-Chord Justice
5:20 p.m. --- Euphoria Brass Band
6:50 p.m. --- Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters
8:30 p.m. --- Theo and the Zydeco Patrol