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LeeRon Zydeco


Playing an upbeat, spicy blend of Zydeco, Cajun, Caribbean, Blues, Tex-Mex and New Orleans funk! The best in festive feel-good roots music for any occasion.

Established in 1993, LeeRon Zydeco and band specialize in fun, dance-able, high-energy entertainment guaranteed to get your party or event cookin’!

Lead by the freight-train grooves of accordion master, LeeRon Zydeco, the Hot Tamales play a combination of traditional roots styles as well as well-known classic rock and blues songs done in their unique “bayou boogie” style. From hard-hitting zydeco grooves to lilting calypso, cajun music, waltzes and tex-mex, LeeRon is the choice for unique entertainment that will make your event memorable.

LeeRon has built a reputation for creating a festive party atmosphere. for concerts, clubs, weddings, and community/cultural celebrations of all kinds. Based in Western New York State, the group travels throughout the Northeast and beyond.

The Hot Tamales consist of some of the finest musicians on the roots scene, having performed and recorded with major artists such as Bob Dylan, The Four Tops, Bo Diddley, Taj Mahal, and Bobby Blue Bland. The instrumentation of the band is LeeRon on accordion and vocals, along with guitar or fiddle, bass and drums/rubboard. It is available as a four-piece unit or trio.

LeeRon Zydeco & the Hot Tamales are perfect when you are looking for unique, exciting entertainment or for events with a cajun music, Louisiana/New Orleans, or Caribbean/Tex Mex theme. You can be sure our recognizable, dance-able music is one that all ages enjoy.

The Hot Tamales are also available as an acoustic “strolling act” act for events, and LeeRon is also available as a solo artist.

LeeRon Zydeco has released four CDs of original and classic tunes, and is also an organizer of the annual Zydeco-Reggae Fest held in Western New York each summer.

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