Grand Bon Rien Cajun band performs Sept. 25

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The western-Pennsylvania based Grand Bon Rien Cajun band will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25, in Slippery Rock University’s Swope Music Hall.

Sept. 22, 2015

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. ¬- Grand Bon Rien, a western Pennsylvania Cajun band, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25, in Slippery Rock University's Swope Music Hall.

Warren Davidson, SRU professor of music, arranged the appearance as part of his

"World Music" class.

"Cajun music is an astonishing treasure, the expression of a people who established a French-American culture in the plains and bayous of southwestern Louisiana," Davison said. "Cajun music is an essential colorful thread in the fabric of America."

Grand Bon Rien includes accordionist Chuck Ettensohn, fiddler Mark Tamsula, vocalist Roberta Miller, multi-instrumentalist Steve Steinman and rhythm guitarist Annie Trimble.

They have performed together at festivals, weddings and dances for more than 20 years. Admission is $5.


MEDIA CONTACT: Gordon Ovenshine | 724.738.4854 | gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu