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Zydeco Musician Rusty Metoyer Profile (2021)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-22

Duration: 00:08:51

Subjects: Arts | Zydeco music


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Metoyer, Rusty Interviewee


This segment from the October 15, 2021, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Rusty Metoyer, a Zydeco musician from Lake Charles, Louisiana. He discusses: his albums with his band, Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush; his role as band leader; his musical family; his love of performing and touring; his future plans; and his hope to reach new audiences for Zydeco music. Host: James Fox-Smith