The CZ Mission

Cascade Zydeco is a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to building and sustaining Zydeco, Cajun, and other Louisiana music and dancing in our community.

Wednesdays at Polish Hall

• February 8th
2nd Wednesday with
Adam & Ali

• February 15th
3rd Wednesday with
Chere & Ken

• February 22nd
3rd Wednesday with
Terri Jo

Polish Hall
3832 NE Interstate Ave Portland, OR

7:15 - 8 Lesson
8 - 10 DJ'd music
$7 general, $5 CZ Members

dancing at polish hall


1st Wednesday Zydeco at the Eagles Lodge

• March 1st, 2017
with Roland & Janine

Join Roland & Janine for a zydeco lesson at 7:15. Then enjoy dancing to Roland's mix of classic and contemporary zydeco, Cajun, waltz, and blues from 8 - 10pm.

East Portland Eagles
4904 SE Hawthorne Portland, OR

Portland Mardi Gras Ball
February 18, 2017

Tiffany Center Emerald Ballroom
1410 SW Morrison St
Portland, OR

Tickets are on sale now!

The most authentic Louisiana Mardi Gras Experience in the Pacific Northwest! Join the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus for a dazzling evening of music and dancing, plus a light taste of Louisiana cuisine. There will be outrageous costumes, contests, Mardi Gras Royalty, king cake and plenty of joie de vivre!

You can also join the Mysti Krewe on February 28th for the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Day Parade on Mississippi Avenue.

Zydeco News

Be sure to check the CZ Calendar for more details and other events around town! And, while you're at it, sign up for our newsletter, read past newsletters, and visit CZ on Flickr.

Sunday, March 12, 2017
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble at Duff's Garage

Curley Taylor

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, hail from the heart of Creole country in  Louisiana.  Curley's soulful, bluesy vocals and the band's hard driving zydeco beat blend to create their unique style of zydeco and blues that keeps  audiences dancing. It's always a party when Zydeco Trouble comes to town.


Duff's Garage 2530 NE 82nd Ave Portland, OR
Zydeco lesson from 3 - 3:45 pm
Dance to Zydeco Rex from 4 - 17pm

Full bar, ages 21+, $15 cover

Wednesday Night Zydeco in Portland

Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming DJ dance almost every Wednesday. We start with a basic zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz), followed by 2 hours of open dancing. Great for beginners and experienced dancers, no need to bring a partner. Drop in once, become a regular! Et toi!

7:15 - 8pm Lesson
8 - 10pm Dance to Zydeco, Cajun, & Blues with a rotating lineup of DJ's

1st Wednesday at theEast Portland Eagles
East Portland Eagles
4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd • Portland, OR

2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Wednesdays
Polish Hall • 3832 NE Interstate Ave • Portland, OR

Admission $7 General • $5 Cascade Zydeco members

Join Cascade Zydeco
or Renew Your Membership

Ken Diane PhilCascade Zydeco is a 501(c)3 non-profit association. Volunteers keep the music and dancing alive and every dollar you contribute in the form of membership dues, dance admissions, and donations goes right to our mission.

Membership is only $25 a year per person, and members receive a $2 discount to all Cascade Zydeco DJ dances. And it's tax deductible!

Use PayPal or a credit card, download a printable membership form, or pick one up at a Wednesday night dance. Membership dues give you DJ dance discounts and help bring Zydeco and Cajun music and dance to our community!

Make a Donation

Cascade Zydeco is a 5019(c)3 non-profit association. Your donations are tax deductible and every dollar goes to our mission of keeping Zydeco music and dance alive and well in the Pacific Northwest. Donate securely on line with a credit card or Paypal account, using the button below! Thank you!


Get Involved, Get Connected

Zydeco Social
February 10th
at Viscount Studio
Roland and Janine


Every second Friday of the month, Roland and Janine host a friendly, laid back night of zydeco at Viscount Studio.

Second Friday Zydeco Social 8 - 10:30pm

Viscount Studio
720 SE Sandy Blvd
Portland, Oregon

All ages welcome, $5

Sunday Zydeco in Vancouver

Penny and Phil






Silver Star Saloon
6718 NE 4th Plain Rd, Vancouver, WA 98661

Sundays, 7 - 9 pm, Free!


The best on-line resource for Portland dance information now lists Cajun/Zydeco events under the letter Z!

Cascade Zydeco photos on Flickr

Past Issues of the CZ Newsletter


Cascade Zydeco
TooLoose Cajun Band
New Iberians

Seattle and National

Gatorboy Productions

NW Zydeco Cajun Connection

National Zydeco & Swing