JAZZ NIGHT with Wilson Savoy
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

JAZZ NIGHT with Wilson Savoy

Saint Street Inn welcomes Grammy winner Wilson Savoy for Jazz Night. Hailing from one of the first families of Cajun music, a fluent multi-instrumentalist and natural performer, Savoy is known for being out front of headlining acts including The Pine Leaf Boys and The Band Courtbouillon. For jazz night, Savoy brings his piano trio, which can deliver the full Louisiana songbook, from Jerry Lee Lewis to Jelly Roll Morton. Delta blues, Texas swing, and New Orleans R&B, with a slight Cajun accent. 

Jazz Night continues each Thursday at SSI with live music between 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Call 534-8112 for reservations.

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 SUNDAY BRUNCH with Esther Rose
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH with Esther Rose

Join us for our annual post Blackpot Festival Sunday brunch. This year’s featured musical performer will be emerging New Orleans singer songwriter Esther Rose. Since her debut album last year, Rose has quickly broken through as a prominent fixture on the Americana music scene, collaborating with and playing in support of the likes of The Deslondes, The Punch Brothers and Jack White. Rose will be fronting her full band fresh off their performance at Blackpot Fest.

This special extended Sunday brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music starting at 11 a.m. Reservations are encouraged for table service. In addition SSI will also be offering quick-serve sausage biscuits and a Bloody Mary and fresh satsuma juice bar, featuring local J.T. Meleck rice vodka.

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SUNDAY BRUNCH with Yvette Landry
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH with Yvette Landry

Join us for a special Sunday brunch on Festivals Acadiens et Creoles weekend featuring Grammy nominated musician and singer songwriter Yvette Landry. A Breaux Bridge native, author, educator and cultural ambassador, Landry has toured the world alongside Cajun music’s finest talent and earned a laundry list of accolades for her work with Yvette Landry Band, Balfa Toujours and Lafayette Rhythm Devils.

SSI opens for Sunday brunch at 10 a.m. with live music between the hours of 11 a.m-2 p.m. Call 534-8112 for reservations

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SUNDAY BRUNCH with Diego Martin Perez
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH with Diego Martin Perez

A native of Puerto Rico, guitarist and singer-songwriter Martin Perez’s passion for traditional folk music helped guide him to Lafayette, where for years he took residence and immersed himself in the local culture (Perez still hosts the weekly radio show La Vellonera on KRVS). A new career as an artisan bread baker has since moved him to New Orleans, where his music continues to evolve, with a songbook spanning traditional Cajun and country to gypsy jazz and Latin folk.

SSI opens for Sunday brunch at 10 a.m. with live music between the hours of 11 a.m-2 p.m. Call 534-8112 for reservations

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JAZZ NIGHT with Sarah Quintana & Michael Doucet
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

JAZZ NIGHT with Sarah Quintana & Michael Doucet

New Orleans native Sarah Quintana, who also makes a home abroad in France, is a gifted singer-songwriter and guitarist steeped in jazz, Francophone folk and roots music from a young age. Teaming up as a duo with Cajun fiddle legend Michael Doucet has been a natural fit that has highlighted each artist’s expansive range within its stripped down format.

Jazz Night runs each Thursday night at SSI through Fall. Restaurant opens at 5 p.m with live music between the hours of 6-9 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 534-8112 for reservations

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SUNDAY BRUNCH with Kelli Jones & Joel Savoy
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH with Kelli Jones & Joel Savoy

Longtime collaborators Kelli Jones and Joel Savoy only recently recorded their first project together as a duo, titled Toi Tu Joes A Lamour, released this year on Savoy’s Valcour Records. The fact that it was inspired by a 1960s Petula Clark 45 rpm vinyl record discovered in Portugal that made its way into Savoy’s home jukebox tells you all you need to know about these well-studied precocious musicians. French pop, Cajun fiddle tunes and ballads from two masters of the craft

SSI opens for Sunday brunch at 10 a.m. with live music between the hours of 11 a.m-2 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 534-8112 for reservations

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JAZZ NIGHT with Maman
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

JAZZ NIGHT with Maman

Sydney Horn (Walker Glorioso) and Joseph Perillo (Shrugs) team up as Maman. Their collective creativity, and deep catalogue of eclectic folk and ambient rock influences, forges a new vehicle for Horn’s ethereal singing and experimental songwriting. Featuring Dylan Babineaux on bass and Zach Derouen on drums, don’t miss a rare first performance from this innovative new Lafayette band.

Jazz Night runs each Thursday night at SSI through Fall. Restaurant opens at 5 p.m with live music between the hours of 6-9 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 534-8112 for reservations 

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SUNDAY BRUNCH with Sabra Guzman & Daniel Coolik
Sep
23
11:00 AM11:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH with Sabra Guzman & Daniel Coolik

Sabra Guzman is a native of Long Beach, California, who has quickly established herself and been rightfully embraced by the Lafayette arts community since relocating here in 2014. Guzman's range of influences - from post-punk rock to traditional country and Americana - inform a soulful, unvarnished approach to songwriting and performing. She fronts the popular group Sabra & The Get Rights, is a founding member of The Daiquiri Queens, and has also played bass and leant vocal harmonies in support of Esther Rose, Cedric Watson and The Cathead Biscuit Boys. This Sunday, she's accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Daniel Coolik, a member of Lafayette supergroup The Revelers and Congolese Rumba outfit Boma Bango. 

SSI opens for Sunday brunch at 10 a.m. with live music between the hours of 11 a.m-2 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 534-8112 for reservations

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JAZZ NIGHT with Chas Justus Trio
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

JAZZ NIGHT with Chas Justus Trio

Guitar virtuoso Chas Justus returns to SSI, bringing an eclectic catalogue of gypsy jazz, jazz standards, western swing, and country folk. A veteran of the Red Stick Ramblers, standing member of The Revelers and Ann Savoy & Her Sleepless Knights, who also fronts his own group, Chas Justus and The Jury, as well as recording solo work, Justus - with his signature Gibson ES hollow body electric - is one of the more prolific artists on the Lafayette music scene.  

Jazz Night runs each Thursday night at SSI through Fall. Restaurant opens at 5 p.m with live music between the hours of 6-9 p.m. All ages welcome. Call 534-8112 for reservations 

 

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Sunday Brunch with Cedar Crest Ramblers
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Brunch with Cedar Crest Ramblers

Cedar Crest Ct. rehearsals between some of Lafayette's finest folk talent lead to this stripped down supergroup featuring Chris Roy (mandolin), Brian Rogers (guitar), Andrea Cohen (fiddle), Josh Eggenberger (banjo) and Eric McGoffin (doghouse bass). Old will sound new, and new will take you to the heart of the American songbook with high octane arrangements, sweet ballads, blistering rhythm and blues and swinging standards. 

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JAZZ NIGHT with Zach Rhea Trio
Sep
6
10:30 AM10:30

JAZZ NIGHT with Zach Rhea Trio

Jazz Night returns to Saint Street Inn Sept. 6 with Zach Rhea Trio. 

Rhea has been a staple of the Lafayette music scene for the past decade, having played with such notable acts as Dwight Roy’s Electric Seed and A Funk Band Named MACHETE. 

Tonight’s trio, a stripped down incarnation of the Zach Rhea New Music Collective featuring Trey Boudreaux (bass) and Blake Meynig (saxophone), will peruse jazz standards as well as explore some of the band’s original material and experimental genre-bending sounds. 

Jazz Night continues each Thursday at SSI with live music between 6 - 9 p.m.

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Father's Day Brunch with Derrick Savoie
Jun
17
10:30 AM10:30

Father's Day Brunch with Derrick Savoie

Resident favorite Derrick Savoie returns for a special Father’s Day Sunday brunch. The local singer-songwriter, who branched out on his own musically in 2015, has broadened his palate and found a clear calling as a solo artist. With a resonant voice and spare, sometimes ambient, guitar picking, Savoie's songs, and covers alike, spark with a controlled tranquil energy, uniquely his own.  

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Sunday Brunch with Devils & Trains
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Brunch with Devils & Trains

Two of Lafayette's most prolific musical teachers and players  - pianist and fiddler Dave Trainer and drummer Danny Devilier - team up for Devils & Trains. With classical, jazz and Cajun influences all interwoven, the drums/piano/vibraphone duo are well versed at switching genres, keys and time signatures. Technically proficient, at times whimsical, the fact that these two are just having fun in their spare time is really what drives the engine. 

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Festival Wednesday: Dustan Louque & Margaret Hebert
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Festival Wednesday: Dustan Louque & Margaret Hebert

Don't miss a special kickoff to Festival International with Dustan Louque & Margaret Hebert. Known for their innovative and heartfelt performances that run the musical gamut from pop to reggae to folk, the duo's touring '87 Westfalia is a clear indication of their stylish lo-fi aesthetic. Having spent some prime years on a major label, Louque has since refocused his career; his collaboration with Hebert, a classically trained pianist and Lafayette native, was inspired from a shared love of classical and New Wave music. The  two recently relocated from New Orleans to Lafayette.

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Jazz Night: Downtown Brown & the Steamrollers
Apr
18
9:30 PM21:30

Jazz Night: Downtown Brown & the Steamrollers

Lafayette's premier jug band is back with its own unique brand of blues folk and good vibes. Featuring: David Brown - string bass; Gary Graef - guitar, vocals, drums; Hogie Earthangel - guitar, vocals; Rick Ducharme - fiddle, accordion, guitar, mandolin, vocals; Josh Lazo - keyboard; Walter D. Pierce - drums, guitar, vocals

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SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH MAGNOLIA SISTERS
Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH MAGNOLIA SISTERS

SSI is honored to host Grammy nominated Magnolia Sisters as this Sunday's musical guests. Consisting of Ann Savoy, Jane Vidrine, Anya Burgess and Lisa Trahan, this all-star musical sisterhood needs little introduction, well-known for rich harmony and fluent Cajun folk melodies, a perfect complement to Sunday coffee on the porch

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JAZZ NIGHT: Trey Boudreaux & Friends
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

JAZZ NIGHT: Trey Boudreaux & Friends

One of the region's premier upright bass players, Trey Boudreaux has written and performed with a long list of musical partners in a variety of styles, from classical to jazz to Americana, across South Louisiana. Come see this melting pot of musical influences take shape on jazz night with Trey Boudreaux and friends!

Learn more and find his music at http://treyboudreaux.com/

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