This weekend the bayou comes to Baytown for the fourth annual Creole Heritage & Zydeco Festival. On the bandstand, a generous sampling of the regions top zydeco talent will keep you on your toes. Fridays lineup includes Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws, one of Houstons musical mainstays for more than 15 years. On Saturday, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band are on the bill. The son of the legendary Clifton Chenier, C.J. mixes a little Motown with his zydeco. And on Sunday, Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames take the stage. Hailing from Lawtell, Louisiana, Chavis is considered to be among the best of zydecos new generation. 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. San Jacinto Mall, I-10 and Garth Road, Baytown. For information and a complete lineup, call 832-347-0098 or visit www.creolejambalaya.com. $3 to $15.
Fri., May 30, 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat., May 31, 10-midnight; Sun., June 1, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 2008