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Contraband Days: Rusty Metoyer

Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush is a young, energetic Zydeco band from Lake Charles, LA. They play everything from traditional Creole French songs to nouveau Zydeco music. They offer a great show that is suitable for all ages and have been known to make a crowd move.


The band is led by Rusty Metoyer, a young self-taught musician native to Lake Charles. He is a 2010 graduate of St. Louis Catholic High School and is currently pursuing a Business Degree at McNeese State University. Rusty grew up with musical influences from some of his uncles as well as both of his grandfathers. All were self taught musicians in Creole French, Zydeco, Jazz, & Blues.

Staying true to his roots, Rusty learned to play the accordion through the traditional style of French music, and he is passionate about keeping his Creole heritage alive. Rusty is self taught on other instruments as well, including drums, guitar, scrub board, and bass. He has performed with various musicians, such as Lil Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step, Coret Ledet, Brian Jack, Brandon Ledet, Doghill Stompers, Cedryl Bellou, Jeremy Fruge, Gerard Delafose, and many more.

Contraband Days: Rusty Metoyer
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