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Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
“Taylor may be the freshest Zydeco act to come along since Beau Jocque..."
"Curley’s first CD - Country Boy - is a powerful effort, but as the son of Zydeco great Jude Taylor I'd expect no less. The singing is good, lyrics have meaning, good melody and the band is tight! His sound is fresh and invigorating."   
                    
The Times of Acadiana - Herman Fuselier



"Curley Taylor gave an intimate performance to a packed crowd..."
Steeped in the traditions of his birthright and emulating the Zydeco greats, Curley is forging his own path with humbled grace, charm and a syncopated rhythm that simply won’t quit.... Curley and his band are on a mission to draw in a wider audience."
Bella Online - Chris Curtis
"When you listen to Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, it's clear to see how completely connected he is to the music and to his dancers....
Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble put on a memorable performance Saturday at the Waterfront Blues Festival.  Taylor and the rest of the band were even more fun to watch than the dancers...Playing any instrument is an art, certainly, but Zydeco Trouble takes it to the next level."
               Oregon Music News
"Curley Taylor has been a zydeco modernist.... his fourth CD [Zydeco Heart and Soul] is his most groundbreaking yet. He’s part of the movement ushering in a new era of zydeco....  It’s not even close to your father’s zydeco, but Taylor aims to be your zydeco daddy."  
Offbeat Magazine - Dan Willging

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Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble is a premier festival band, touring nationally. Here are some of their noteworthy festival performances:

​In Louisiana:
Jazz and Heritage Festival - New Orleans, LA
Festival Internationale de Louisiane - Lafayette, LA
Crawfish Festival - Breaux Bridge, LA
French Quarter Festival - New Orleans, LA
Downtown Alive - Lafayette, LA
Downtown @ Sundown - Lake Charles, LA
Live at 5 - Baton Rouge, LA

Outside of Louisiana:
Arizona Blues Fest - Flagstaff AZ
Ardenwood Cajun Zydeco Festival - Newark CA
Blast from the Bayou - Strawberry Park CT
Cajun Zydeco Festival - Sebastopol CA
Cajun and Blues Music Festival - Simi Valley CA
Creole Heritage Festival - Baytown TX
Florida Cajun Zydeco Festival - Hollywood FL
Folk and Roots Festival - Chicago IL
Gator by the Bay - San Diego CA
Grand Mardi Gras - Deadwood SD
Gulf Coast Zydeco Festival - Daphne AL
Jazz Fest - Rochester NY
Le Fete de Marquette - Madison WI
Mardi Gras - Rochester NY
Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festival - Augusta NY
Philadelphia Folk Fest - Philadelphia PA
Rhythm and Roots - Ninigret RI
Santa Fe Bandstand - Santa Fe NM
Somers Cajun Festival - Somers MT
Waterfront Blues Festival - Portland OR
WC Handy Festival - Henderson KY
Winthrop Blues Festival - Winthrop WA
Zydeco Crossroads - Philadelphia PA

"A young lady asked me recently, "Is Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble Band as great as I've heard they are?" ....
I replied with matchless enthusiasm, "They are greater." Some describe Curley Taylor as a rising star, but to be candid, he is a star that has already risen. His incomparable talent as a musician is a rarity. Taylor's "skill and will" to succeed is unbelievable to those who don't know him. If the elevator to success would break down, Taylor would take the stairs."

​Alexandria News Weekly - C.J. Bell
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"With so much going on in this world, much of it troubling, it is reassuring to know that music means no harm. Curley Taylor and his band, Zydeco Trouble, bring to the world what zydeco music intends - to feel good, to have fun, and to bring out the best in people on the dance floor. Coincidentally, that is the reason why the accordion was invented - to find the fun and be there. [Check out] the ultimate feel good song "It's All Right" by the brilliant Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble."   
                               Accordion Americana, Feb 2021