(Camden, ME) The Camden Opera House along with Camden’s Winterfest/Mardi Gras of Maine and the National Toboggan Championships present The return of C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band at the Camden Opera House on February 9 at 7:00 pm.

C.J., the son of Zydeco King Clifton Chenier, is a Grammy nominated, world renowned musician and recording artist who has shared stages with Paul Simon, John Mayall, Joe Sample and the Gin Blossoms to name a few. He was a close friend and jam partner to legendary Buckwheat Zydeco and since Buckwheat’s passing last September, C.J. has been in ever more demand as one of the last of the greats.

Last year C.J. and his band rocked the house, with virtually everyone on their feet enjoying one of the finest living Zydeco musicians today. His unique brand of Zydeco, blues and R & B will surely have people moving all night long this year too. The band features a number of talented musicians including the best washboard player ever to “scrub the sheets “. Fun for all ages!

Ticket and Event Information

General admission tickets are $20 in advance or $24 at the door. The box office opens at 6:00 pm; auditorium doors open at 6:30 pm for seating. Tickets are available online at www.camdenoperahouse.com, by calling 207-536-5850, at the Camden Town Office Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (29 Elm Street in Camden), or at the door night the of the show. Fireside Restaurant and Lounge of Camden will be in the Katherine Aldridge Tucker Room of the Camden Opera House serving their gourmet pizza, craft beers and fine wines for purchase from 6:00 pm through intermission.

This concert kicks off the National Toboggan Championships weekend at the Camden Snow Bowl and is part of nine days of festivities. Winterfest/Mardi Gras of Maine and the National Toboggan Championships will take place this year from February 4 through February 12. For a full schedule of activities, please visit www.experiencecamdenmaine.com.

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