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Blackpot Festival

Duck cracklings and gutbucket riffs

by admin November 2, 2009

Some scenes from the Blackpot Festival in Lafayette, where we accompanied bluesman Little Freddie King (middle photo) this weekend. Blackpot is part music fest, part cookoff, and judges were treated to such Cajun/Creole delicacies as duck cracklings and pig-temple jambalaya. Little Freddie’s version of the blues—Mississippi gutbucket inflected with New Orleans rhythms—made for a startling […]

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