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In time, the settings in which much of the music was played changed, too. Music was a central part of the social life of the early Cajuns, and music was played mainly in people's homes, at small gatherings and fais do-dos. A few dancehalls began appearing in the late 1920s, and soon the dancehall was the primary place for hearing Cajun music.

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"Galvez leaves New Orleans with an army of Spanish regulars and the Louisiana militia made up of 600 Cajun volunteers and captures the British strongholds of Fort Bute at Bayou Manchac , across from the Acadian settlement at St. Gabriel. And on September 21, they attack and capture Baton Rouge ." [14]

The region's location, bordered by Texas on the west and the Mississippi Delta on the east has not led to a development of a "local" music. Traditional and modern country music has been dominant, creating its own country stars, like Tim McGraw , Jimmie Davis , Trace Adkins , Hank Williams Jr. and Andy Griggs .


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