Mt. Vernon Register-News

March 26, 2014

Historical Village to host Creole music program

Musician Dennis Stroughmatt will perform a concert April 10


MT. VERNON — — The Jefferson County Historical Village will hold a special Creole music program featuring musician Dennis Stroughmatt at 6:30 p.m. April 10.

Stroughmatt's lecture/concert will be called "Mussels, Moonshine, and Music: Mississippi Valley Migrant Life in the Early Twentieth Century." It will feature a style of Cajun music that is a blend of "Celtic, Canadian and Old Time sounds," states a Historical Village news release.

The program is free and open to the public. Learn more Thursday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.