The New Iberians Blues & Zydeco Band

Zydeco Band from Portland, OR - Will travel up to 500 miles
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43 VERIFIED BOOKINGS
MEMBER SINCE 2008
BOOKED 7 days ago

$450 - $1600 per event
About
The New Iberians are a Family Friendly Festival and Club Favorite from the Pacific Northwest, guaranteed to get the crowd up and dancin'!
The band's name comes from the Gulf Coast City New Iberia, Louisiana, "Queen City of the Bayou Teche" and Center of Hot Pepper Sauce Production.
Our music reflects our roots: Louisiana Zydeco, Northwest Rock, Memphis Soul, Chicago Blues. We bring tons of energy and good spirits to every show.
Frontman Evan Shlaes was born in Chicago where he was introduced to the blues and played Piano, Hammond B3 and Accordion before moving to Portland, Oregon in the late 1970's. Harmonica player and vocalist Claes Almroth is a Swedish National and noted authority on recorded American music. Rubboard player Paul Bassette is a genuine Cajun, and a founding member of the pH Phactor Jug Band
(NW pioneer folk rock act). Bass player Linc McGrath has been with the band since 2001, and appears on our 1st CD. Drummer Fred Ingram is Native Webfoot and much in demand as graphic artist as well as a superb rhythmatist. Guitarist Bob Love has been a member of many essential Portland Rock and roll and Blues Bands, among them the Rasco Bros. and the Terry Robb Band
Our music is upbeat, and includes original tunes as well as traditional Zydeco and
Rock'n'Roll. Requests are always welcome. We can perform as full 6 piece ensemble or as a duo, trio or quartet, electric or unplugged.
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Fundraiser

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We heard nothing but positive remarks about The New Iberians. They appealed to people from age 21-80!! Now that's hard to do. The handled our events wackieness with great professionalism. Evan was very easy to deal with during the initial hiring and throughout. We would LOVE to have them back another time providing our event continues. Definately recommend and ask for demo before hiring, you won't regret it!

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Wedding Reception

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The New Iberians were awesome. Their talent and music style was a perfect match to the mood of the party we were trying to accomplish. Very talent group of gentlemen and would recommend them without hesitation. They certainly were a part of making this a special evening.

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Community Event

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The New Iberians played fun and lively tunes at our community event. We all had a great time and would love to have them play for us again. Highly recommended!

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Festival

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These guys have great energy and really have fun while they play. The crowd really loved them. I hope we can schedule them earlier in the day at next year's festival so we can have lots more folks dancing to their great old tunes.

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Grand Opening

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Great guys to work with; very accommodating. The crowd enjoyed their music!

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Engagement Party

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They were great, friending, accommodating and enjoyed by all. We had a wonderful experience that will be enthusiastically remembered.

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Community Event

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The guys arrived right on time and were set up and ready to play at the time requested. They are very exciting to dance to, great set of songs. We are hoping to get them back in a few months and do it again!!

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Funeral

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The guys were great and the music was fantastic!

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Picnic

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The New Iberians Blues & Zydeco Band added so much energy and joy to our annual neighborhood picnic. The music was enjoyed by all who attended, old and young alike. Thank you for helping make our event a great success!

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The New Iberians Blues & Zydeco Band’s Response:

Thanks! Hope to see you again!

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Private Party

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We had a wonderful time with the New Iberian Blues & Zydeco Band. We booked them for an outdoor event. They sounded wonderful and everyone enjoyed their music. Band members were easy going and approachable . We would love to have them back for another event.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2019
Aug
22
Community Event
Seattle, WA
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2019
Sep
14
Private Party
Lincoln City, OR
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2020
Apr
16
Private Party
Portland, OR
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2020
May
22
Event
Canyonville, OR
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2018
Jul
22
Celebration
Portland, OR
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Jul
21
Private Party
Troutdale, OR
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Mar
3
Engagement Party
Gig Harbor, WA
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2017
Sep
3
Wedding Reception
Portland, OR
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Aug
19
Festival
Umpqua, OR
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017
Aug
4
Community Event
Dayton, OR
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Jul
10
Convention
Portland, OR
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
May
27
Community Event
Port Townsend, WA
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2016
Sep
17
Funeral
Ferndale, WA
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2016
Aug
11
Picnic
Gresham, OR
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2015
Aug
29
Wedding
Astoria, OR
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2015
Aug
1
Private Party
North Plains, OR
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Please note The New Iberians Blues & Zydeco Band will also travel to Beaverton, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Marylhurst, Clackamas, Aloha, Fairview, Gladstone, Gresham, West Linn, Camas, Troutdale, Tualatin, Hillsboro, Oregon City, Brush Prairie, Boring, Sherwood, Saint John, Wilsonville, Heisson, North Plains, Ridgefield, Washougal, Battle Ground, Corbett, Canby, Cornelius, Scappoose.
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