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Mother's Day Sunday  May 11th, 2014     
Gates: 10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy our Greeting Band, "Chicken Bone Slim & the Biscuits" at the Dance Pavilion 10:30AM - 11:30AM

State of Louisiana Presents
The Mardi Gras Stage
(west end)

11 - 12:10
Tiffany Jane
& The Kicks

Urban Jazz Blues



12:30 - 2:00

Blues Band

Featuring Doc Holliday on the Hammond B3



2 PM Parade starts with Euphoria Brass Band
2 PM Dance Lesson with AJ Gibbs

2:20 - 4:10
Horace Trahan
The Ossun Express

Progressive Zydeco
Extraordinaire! Zydeco - Opelousas Style


4:30 - 6:00
& The
Blue-eyed Soul

San Diego's Favorite Radio Personality with his band…. one of the hottest bands in Southern California!

Visit Louisiana

Bayou Grove

11:00 - 11:50
R.A.Richard & Gordon Kohl
Squeeze Box Jam

Theo Bellow and Friends
Playing the Zydeco Rubboard

Andre Thierry
Zydeco Accordian Styling


Nathan James
Playing homemade instruments
Down Home One Man Band

Balfa Toujours
Traditional Cajun
& Creole Music

Ben Powell
National Resonator Guitar Styling

Bluegrass & Early Country
with R.A.Richard

Red Hook

The Bourbon Street Stage

11:00 - 12:00
Blue Frog
Blues with a unique soul!

12:10 - 1:00
Euphoria Brass Band
New Orleans 2nd Line Music

1:10 - 2:20
The Bayou Brothers and Sister
Zydeco Dance
'Music for the Feet'!

2:30 - 3:30
Sara Petite
& The
Sugar Daddies
Down Home
Americana Country

3:40 - 4:40
Theo &
Zydeco Patrol
Traditional Zydeco the way you like it!

4:50 - 5:50
6 Hands Boogie Woogie

with Sue Palmer, Deanna Bogart and Steve Lucky

6:00 - 7:00
Robin Henkel Band
with horns

featuring Whitney Shay & Billy Watson
S.E. Louisiana Gumbo Alliance presents
Taste of Louisiana Cooking Demo Stage

10:45 to 11:45
Traditional Style Beignets
with Chicory Coffee

Chef Michael Fitzgerald – Professor Mesa College Culinary Arts and Management Program

12:15 to1:15 PM

Red Bean and Rice
with Andouille Sausage

Chef Jack Gambrell -  Owner and Operator of 6th Ave Bistro and McDougal’s Catering and a Professor Culinary Arts Mesa College.

1:45 to 2:45 PM
Pork and Sausage Jambalaya
Chef Jim Keller,
Thibodaux, Louisiana

3:30 to 4:30 PM

Chicken and Andouille Sausage
Chef Jim Keller,
Thibodaux, Louisiana

The chefs of San Diego Mesa College Culinary Arts Department provide professional instruction in preparing Gumbo, Jambalaya and other Southern specialties.
Gator by the Bay has a stage dedicated to demonstrations of traditional Cajun and Creole dishes for every palate plus there are samples tasting and recipe sheets to take home!
This venue has shade, folding chairs and voice amplification so everyone can catch the all important tips from our guest chefs. The San Diego Culinary Institute hosts this stage and staff and guest teachers entertain and enlighten while creating each dish before your eyes.  
The Chefs relate the origin of each dish and the culture from which it evolved.   Just how does Cajun differ from Creole in the kitchen?   Why sassafras? What goes into the “trinity”? What dishes came from the Native Americans, the French, the West Africans, and the Spanish?

Blu SD

The Fountain

11:10 - 12:10
Hola Soy Lola
Tijuana Blues
& Jam

12:20 - 1:20
Chase Walker
Great Teen Blues and Beyond!

1:30 - 2:30
Chet Cannon & The Committee
Swing Time Party

2:40 -3:40
Todo Mundo
Salsa &World Beat

3:50 - 4:50
Three Chord Justice
Country with Twang!

5:00 - 6:00

KSDS Jazz 88

The Festival Stage

(east end)

11:00 - 12:00
Dave Sousa & Zydeco Mudbugs
Oldtime Zydeco

12 PM
Cajun Dance Lesson

12:20 - 1:40
Balfa Toujours
Traditional Cajun
Dance Hall music

2:00 - 3:10
Steve Lucky and the Rumba Bums
Miss Carmen Getit

3:30 - 4:50
Bill Magee Blues Band
Serious Chicago Blues with Heart and Soul!

4:50 PM Zydeco Lesson with AJ Gibbs

5:10 - 7:00
Chubby Carrier &
The Bayou Swamp Band
"I don't know what you come to do.....
We come to Zydeco"!!!!

City San Diego Arts & Culture Financial support for Gator By The Bay is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
and the County of San Diego.

Many thanks to our other major
platinum level event sponsors:
Port       Passion ksds RedHook
Our complete list of sponsors is available through this link.