Stanley Dural, Jr., better known by his stage name of Buckwheat Zydeco, is the most popular zydeco bandleader in the music’s history. While not as important historically as Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco is one of the few zydeco bandleaders to have recorded for a major label. His charismatic stage presence and top-notch bands have made him and international star. He played President Clinton’s second inaugural ball, has four Grammy nominations, wrote the theme song for the PBS series Pierre Franey's Cooking In America and plays around the world to sold out crowds in clubs and festivals.
Stanley Dural was born in Lafayette, LA in 1947. Inspired by Fats Domino, who he met... Read More