Carrier joins with Jo-El Sonnier, a Louisiana Music Hall of Fame inductee who has recorded Cajun music since 1967 and earned three Grammy nominations. In the 1980s, Sonnier had country hits with No More One More Time and Tear-Stained Letter. Both landed in the Top Ten of the country charts.
Tickets for Zydec-Cajun Night are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For more information, call (337) 407-1837 or visit www.deltagrandtheatre.com.
In other St. Landry Parish events:
- Professional boxing returns with Knockout and Payouts at the Downs at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Events Center at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino, exit 18 on I-49 in Opelousas. Tickets are $25. (337) 298-7658, www.boxncar.com.
- The weekly Saturday morning Cajun jam sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Savoy Music Center, located on Highway 190 just east of Eunice. Admission is free. (337) 457-9563, www.savoymusiccenter.com.
- The Cajun band Bonne Chance with Patrick Pellerin performs at the Rendez-Vous des Cajuns radio and TV show Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Liberty Theater in Eunice. The weekly program features Cajun and Creole musicians in a Grand Ole Opry, Prairie Home Companion format. Cajun humorist Thelma Daigle also entertains. (337) 457-7389, www.eunice-la.com.
- Pre-Mardi Gras Market Monday takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Chapelle Country Store at Le Village, 121 Seale Lane, in Eunice. Featured items include handmade Mardi Gras costumes, jewelry and Dale and Lou Trahan’s Mardi Gras Miniatures, reclaimed wood and snippets of fabric that depict traditional Mardi Gras tasks. Admission is free. (337) 457-3573.