Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr.

Rockin Dopsie at mic Photo by Tonya Fitzpatrick

Rockin’ Dopsie (pronounced Doop-see), Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters are the greatest living practitioners of the genre. Dopsie, Jr. presents Zydeco with the conviction and authenticity of its rich heritage. His earliest musical memories are of his father’s accordion playing. Dopsie, Jr. was given a basic accordion by his father at the age of nine. He taught himself to play, as had his father, by listening to and playing along with the radio. Click Here for Rockin’s Website

Radio Shows featuring Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr.

Banana Foster at Brennans

New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival 2012 – Hour 1

In our first hour of the 2012 French Quarter Festival broadcast we will celebrate our 5th anniversary of LIVE broadcasts from New Orleans by sharing sound bites from the previous years. You’ll recognize prior guests and the comedy relief they offered on past shows; guests like Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. and … Read more  

New Orleans Events & Festivals Food & Drink
Natchez ferry in NOLA

New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival 2010 – Hour 2

World Footprints Radio continues with its special broadcast from New Orleans during French Quarter Festival 2010. Stevie McKee will talk about the 7th Ward and Faubourg Treme, an historic neighborhood recently made famous by HBO. Then we’ll be rockin’ with the “Mick Jagger of the Marsh” and Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. … Read more  

New Orleans Events & Festivals Literature & Music
New Orleans Jackson Square

Traveling with singers Gloria Loring, Rene Marie and Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr.

Enjoy travel melodies with three extraordinary musicians as we hear about their personal and cultural journeys.  Also learn what Rio de Janeiro is doing to prepare for the Summer Olympics. First, singer/actress/author Gloria Loring joins World Footprints to talk about her music collaboration with son, R&B artist Robin Thicke, travel … Read more  

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