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FRIDAY, February 25th at 9:00PM

TICKETS: $27.50 General Public
$21.00 IMAC Members

On FRIDAY, February 25th at 9:00PM, the Inter-Media Art Center in Huntington, Long Island will host a  Louisiana Zydeco music concert featuring BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO. 

Zydeco is the exuberant dance music of southwestern Louisiana's French-speaking black people who refer to themselves as "Creoles". The music is a lively mix of traditional Creole music combined with '50's and '60's blues, soul and R&B. Its distinctive instrumentation includes accordion, electric guitars, bass, drums  and a horn section, in addition to the "frottoir", a washboard that is worn like a vest and scraped with  spoons or other implements. 

This exciting music, which has been enjoyed on its home turf for generations, is now winning converts worldwide. Buckwheat Zydeco, led by accordionist, singer and songwriter Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., and backed by the Ils Sont Partis Band, has led the advance of Zydeco out of the swamps and cane fields of his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana and into the pop mainstream where they have opened for artists like U2, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Robert Cray. 
Buckwheat has been nominated for four Grammys, and has recorded about a dozen albums, including his Grammy-nominated classic "On a Night Like This."

See seating chart for details on seats. For tickets or further information on this performance, or on other IMAC programs, call IMAC’s 24-hour Arts-Line at (516) 549-ARTS. Tickets can also be purchased at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesday through Friday, and after 2PM on the day of the performance. For further information, call IMAC’s business office at (516) 549-9666.

The Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and Performing Arts Center whose programs and services are supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs, as well as by the Members of IMAC. IMAC also gratefully acknowledges support from NEC USA, Newtech Electronics, The Rhythm & Blues Foundation, Pearl Drums, D’Addario & Company, Inc., The Pall Corporation, Olivia and Harlan Fischer, Fleet Bank, Sam Ash Music Stores and The Harmon Foundation.

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