"THE BEST CAJUN BAND IN THE WORLD"
    - Garrison Keillor, Prairie Home Companion

 
"BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, they play music that's honest to the bone! "
    - Allen Toussaint
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet to Appear on Final Season of HBO's Treme - Dec 1, 2013
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet will be featured in an on-screen performance on the first episode of the final season of HBO's hit series Treme, set in New Orleans. In the episode, the band will clarify a few things with the main characters about their classic album Bayou Cadillac.
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  Michael Doucet featured in CBC Radio: C'est la vie, 11/18/2011 Listen online >>

New Release
FROM BAMAKO TO CARENCRO
COMPASS RECORDS
February 26, 2013

GRAMMY AWARDS BEAUSOLEIL
★2010 Nominee for Alligator Purse - Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album - their 12th GRAMMY Nomination
★2009 Winner for Live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album
★1998 Winner for L'Amour Ou La Folie - Best Traditional Folk Album

GRAMMY AWARD
MICHAEL DOUCET

★ 2009 Nomine for From Now On - Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album

OFFBEAT MAGAZINE BEST OF THE BEAT AWARDS
★ 2013 Nominee - From Bamako to Carencro - Best Cajun Album
★ 2012 Nominee - Michael Doucet - Best Violinist/Fiddler
★ 2011 Winner - BeauSoleil - Best Cajun Artist - an amazing 13th Award Win in this category
★ 2010 Winner - Alligator Purse - Best Cajun Album
★ 2009 Winner - Michael Doucet - Best Violinist/Fiddler

2011 Awarded Best Non-European Cajun Band in The European Cajun and Zydeco Awards in Cologne Germany (First time ever presented)

One of the most frequent guests on National Public Radio's legendary program, A Prairie Home Companion

Performed at Super Bowl XXX Halftime Show (1997)

Michael Doucet awarded 2007 United States Artists Fellowship and 2005 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts

2003 Featured in Dancing To New Orleans, a two hour Bravo television special

Recent Festival Performances include: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Smithsonian Folklife Festival (Washington DC), Voodoo Fest (New Orleans), Merlefest (NC), Houston International Festival, TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival, On The Waterfront Festival (IL), Narrows Festival of The Arts (MA), Chandler Jazz Festival (AZ), Black Swamp Arts Festival (OH), Meltdown Festival (England) and many more