Twilight on the Tavern Lawn presents Planet Zydeco

PUTNEY — Twilight Music concludes its 14th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, rock, jazz, zydeco, Celtic, swing, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m., with an evening of high energy accordion/guitar driven dance music of Louisiana by Planet Zydeco.

The concert takes place in downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.

Zydeco music is characterized by nimble accordion playing backed by a driving rhythm section. For the past 11 years, Planet Zydeco has been bringing the dance hall music of Louisiana to clubs and festivals throughout New England and New York.

According to a news release, they will welcome Cannon Labrie, who also plays with popular Cajun band Yankee Chank, on accordion and vocals. Other members are Peter Petengill and Nick Keil on guitars and vocals, Alan Bradbury on bass and vocals, Doug Plavin on drums and Suzanne Wozniak on rubboard.

The concerts are free to the public (donations are accepted) and food will be available. For more information, call 802-387-5772 or visit

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