Cincinnati Music Favorites Robin Lacy & DeZydeco Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Known for their lively, Cajun-spiced musical gumbo, the band performs Sunday afternoon at the Southgate House Revival to raise funds for the Play It Forward organization

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of Cajun-flavored Cincinnati band Robin Lacy & DeZydeco. And this weekend the group will be celebrating and also raising funds for a good cause.

The band’s musical gumbo — which mixes Zydeco, Blues, Funk, Country and Roots Rock — has made them a local favorite since their formation in 1989, winning local music awards and acclaim along the way. Robin Lacy & DeZydeco continues to play on a regular basis; this summer they have several outdoor shows lined up, including next Friday (June 14) at the Blue Ash Town Square Amphitheatre (find more dates here).

This Sunday, the group — which features Robin’s wife Joani Lacy, who’s also a successful writer — will celebrate their milestone anniversary and also raise money for Play It Forward, the local organization that assists area musicians during financial and health hardships.

The event is a special Sunday afternoon concert at Newport’s Southgate House Revival, kicking off at 2 p.m. Tickets for the all-ages show are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.

Find more on Robin Lacy & DeZydeco here.


Hey Mike, we're doing a 30-year celebration at the Southgate House Revival June 9th 2 to 6pm with all proceeds going to Play It Forward.




Robin Lacy & DeZydeco 30th Anniversary Concert


Date: Sunday, June 9

Times: 2pm-6pm

Location: The Southgate House Revival

111 E. Sixth St.

Newport KY 41071

Price: $10 in advance; $12 day of show

Tickets available at


All proceeds benefit Play It Forward, the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Cincinnati-area musicians in times of critical need.


Also, is it possible to connect with you or one of the other folks on staff to possibly do an interview/write an article about the event?  Please let me know.


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