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Sunday, August 12 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Traditions Showcase- Airport Jam

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It is not uncommon for musicians to cross paths in airports, and it's
very uncommon for musicians to not want to play music together when
they've got the chance. René Meave (Tex-Mex), Leroy Thomas (Zydeco),
Devin Shepherd (Irish Celtic) and Frank Lee (Old-Time) will each kick
off a tune and the rest will follow.


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Devin Shepherd - Bua

Devin Shepherd began classical violin lessons at the age of four, but fell in love with traditional Irish music when he was 10. With his mother's support, he immersed himself in Chicago's deep-rooted Irish music scene, studying with Kathleen Keane and (National Heritage Fellow) Liz... Read More →
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Leroy Thomas

Known as "The Jewel of the Bayou," Leroy Thomas was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and raised in Elton, a town of about 2,500 people in Western Louisiana, where zydeco music was born after World War II. He was surrounded by family immersed in the zydeco tradition: his father, Leo... Read More →
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René Meave

René grew up in a musical family in Weslaco, Texas, the youngest of ten children. He first learned to play drums and later the guitar. “My mother, she always wanted us to play music,” René recalled in a 2006 documentary on Los Bandits. His family migrated northward following... Read More →


Sunday August 12, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Abbot Stage 222 Abbot Road, East Lansing, Michigan

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