Creole sounds open Botanic Garden concert series
Western Springs, 03/14/11--Dennis Stroughmatt presented a short program on 300 Years of French Creole Tradition at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library Monday evening. Stroughmatt, from Albion in southern Illinois, learned about the rich French Creole tradition from some of the French-speaking citizens of the area. | Jon Langham~for Sun-Times Media
Updated: May 29, 2012 6:42PM
French Creole fiddler Dennis Stroughmatt and his band, Creole Stomp, play Cajun and zydeco music for Hot Summer Nights, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. Admission is free; parking is $20 per car. Call (847) 835-8215 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org.