Since 1989, Magnolia has been New England's hometown Cajun band.
Learning their music form Louisiana's finest, has earned them a solid reputation at home and recognition in the Cajun heartland. Their dance lessons and music have helped build a strong sense of community at festivals and fais-do-dos all over Northeast. Their monthly Saturday night dance has been New England's hottest ticket for more than fifteen years!
Playing high energy two steps and sultry waltzes, the band's twin fiddles, accordion, guitar,bass and of course, rich vocals keep the audience on its feet long into the night.
Magnolia has won the Folk Act of the Year in the Americana category!
For years, Magnolia has delighted audiences at:
Rhode Island Cajun and Bluegrass Festival
Big Easy Bash. Lagniappe Mardi Gras Bash
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. Providence First Night.
New England Folk Festival. Boston Folk Festival.
Rhythm and Roots Festival,RI. Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. Waterfire of Providence.Standfordville, NY Cajun Dance Festival
Albany Cajun Dance Series,Long Island Traditional Music Association. Worchester Cajun Dance Series. Wethersfield Cajun Dance Series.
Fall River,MA Summerfest. Westport Harvest Festival. New Bedford,MA Summer Festival.
Woonsocket Mardi Gras Ball. Tiverton Four Corners Summer Concert Series. and many venues on Cape Cod, Block Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Key West FL, and many other places!
In addition to hosting our own monthly dances, Magnolia plays festivals and concerts throughout the region. The band is also available for weddings and other private functions.
For those new to Cajun dancing, the band can provide excellent dance instruction in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.