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Charlie, Fred

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Cajun Musician

Fred was born in Chataignier, Louisiana on October 5, 1948. He currently resides in Eunice, Louisiana with his wife, Delores. Fred belongs to a Cajun band, "Fred Charlie and the Acadiana Cajuns." He speaks and sings in both Cajun French and English. Fred Charlie is also part of a private supper club known as, " Dave et Ray's Camp Jam".

 The band of Cajun musicians has performed in the five-state area and in France, and also in festivals, at restaurants, and private engagements. They have won the 1991 Heritage Award and the 1997 "Continuous Contributions to the Cajun Culture and Music" award.Mr. Charlie also broadcasts on the radio stations 87.7 and 107.1 FM for four hours every Saturday morning starting at seven AM.

Not only is Fred Charlie a singer as well as a song writter but he is also the owner of Acadiana Sounds Recording Studio located in Eunice, Louisiana. Fred Charlie is a well accomplished musician who is widely known for his music in many areas of the world including places as far as Egypt and Japan.

Updated November 30, 2016 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff