About Blackpot Camp

Photo Credit - Lee Celano

Mission

To provide an outlet for people to learn Cajun and other music from their favorite musicians, including hosts The Revelers and friends, along with artists performing at the Black Pot Festival; to provide a learning experience in Cajun cuisine taught by local cooks in a hands-on environment; to provide a loose, festive atmosphere that encourages extracurricular jamming and sharing of experiences among campers from all places an backgrounds; to provide campers with instruction in traditional social dance such as Cajun and Square-Dancing; and above all to create a fun, unforgettable and interactive experience for lovers of Cajun and other roots music (including folks who don’t play music at all!) leading up to the Black Pot Festival the weekend following camp.

Description

October 25-30, 2015
Lake View Park. Eunice, LA
4 nights and 3 days of classes and cuttin’ up. Including musical instruction in Cajun music, cuisine, dancing and more. Take classes in fiddle, guitar, accordion, Cajun dancing, square dancing, hands-on cooking classes and more.
Kicks off with a communal black pot curing and bonfire on Sunday night, followed by classes Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with dances nightly.
Plenty of jamming around the camp when classes aren’t going on.