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The latest News from Cajun Music Radio.

Acadian Day in Louisiana

By admin | Dec 3, 2017

ed note: Translation to English below De L’Acadie Nouvelle, Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada Le jeudi 23 novembre 2017 Madame, Monsieur, La Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA) est fière de souligner Acadian Day. Célébrée en Louisiane ce 24 novembre, cette journée nous invite à commémorer l’histoire de l’Acadie louisianaise. Entre l’exil du Grand Dérangement et l’aube nouvelle du…

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Why we should teach French and not Spanish in our Louisiana schools

By admin | Oct 30, 2017

We appreciate this article from David. If you have a child entering kindergarten or first grade next year, please visit our Louisiane Francais French Immersion project website. First, we should teach French because it is our heritage language. Our French-speaking families in Jeff Davis Parish have spoken French from generation to generation since French became differentiated from Latin…

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What is an Acadian?

By admin | Oct 1, 2017

Although Louisiana’s French-speaking population had multiple origins and arrived over a long period of time, over the years the group identity coalesced into two predominate groups, the Acadian/Cajun group and the Black Creole group. The Acadians were deported from Acadia in Canada beginning in 1755 and began finding a refuge in Louisiana in 1764. The…

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Cajun Heart – From Acadie to Louisiana

By admin | Sep 29, 2017

The showing of “Cajun Heart, From Acadie to Louisiana” will be on Thursday, October 12 at 6:30 pm at the Central School Mount Theater at 809 Kirby St., Lake Charles. Chris Miller will perform before the showing of the film. Tickets can be purchased from or from Gordon’s Drug Store on Lake St., as…

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Do you want your child to attend a French Immersion Program?

By Jeremy LeBlanc | Sep 8, 2017

Our French heritage is dying in Louisiana, but we can save it! The French language first came to Louisiana in 1682 with LaSalle and then with the first permanent colonists in 1699.  Through the years the colonists spread out across Louisiana and almost every bayou, river, prairie, hill, cove and lake was given a French…

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Fr. Charles McMillin’s Homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fortnight for Freedom) 2017

By Jeremy LeBlanc | Sep 1, 2017

We are completing the final days of the “Fortnight for Freedom” proclaimed by the USCCB that encourages Catholics to be aware of the need to guard our right to be Roman Catholic’s and to make certain that we continue to exercise our faith in the public arena.  We here in South Louisiana have a special…

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37th Annual End of the Season Stearman Fly-In

By Jeremy LeBlanc | Sep 1, 2017

Hundreds of Stearman pilots and aviation enthusiasts from across the country will fly to Jennings Airport to show off the vintage bi-planes and take part in some friendly aerial competition both on the ground and in the air.  The public will have a chance to view the WWII era planes up close and visit the…

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Our First Year On Air

By Jeremy LeBlanc | Aug 11, 2017

One Year Ago Today–Two Cajun Music enthusiast (Jeremy LeBlanc and Dwayne Coots) took a leap of faith in their dream of providing a radio station that Cajun Music lovers could listen to Traditional Cajun French Music 24/7/365.   The amount of support that Cajun Music Radio has received from people around the world is mind…

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Details for the Cruising with the Cajuns cruise


By Jeremy LeBlanc | May 10, 2017

Cajun Music Radio is excited to announce that we have partnered with the CFMA Lafayette Chapter to promote the upcoming “Cruising with the Cajuns” Caribbean cruise featuring Jr. Hebert and Jackie Callier.  This exciting adventure will depart form Galveston, TX on April 15, 2018 sailing to Cozumel, The Cayman’s, and Jamaica. Join your fellow Cajuns…

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