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|Louisiana Music Artist Directory: Fair to Middlin' to Funky Meters|
Fair to Middlin' bluegrass duo (husband and wife Curtis and Anne Darrah) from Lafayette, LA|
Joe Hil Falcon Cajun musician and songwriter now based in Nashville
Joseph Falcon early pioneer of Cajun music (1900-1965)
Tony Farr (nee Anthony Fardella) New Orleans-born, Tennessee-based pedal steel guitar great has been performing for 50+ years, working with George Jones, Willie Nelson, Billie Jo Spears, Jean Shepard, and others
Ned Fasullo Baton Rouge, LA-based Big Band and Jazz vocalist; also the touring vocalist for Nelson Riddle Orchestra's "Salute To Sinatra" program.
Irving Fazola born Irving Prestopnik; noted New Orleans clarinetist (1912-1949)
Lionel Ferbos respected trumpeter & vocalist (born in 1911) leads the Palm Court Jazz Band
Feufollet young Cajun band from Lafayette, LA
Thomas "Big Hat" Fields Zydeco accordionist from Rayne, Louisiana leads his "Foot Stompin' Zydeco Band"
Filé cajun band based in Lafayette, LA disbanded in December, 2002
- Filé discography, reviews, audio clips (Amazon.com)
Patrice Fisher classically trained jazz harpist and composer
Flaming Arrows Mardi Gras Indian tribe
John Fohl talented guitarist was with Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffe and Cherry Poppin' Daddies before relocating to New Orleans in 1996; John played locally with John Carey, Amy & The Hank Sinatras, Joe Krown, the blues trio Sansone, Krown and Fohl, and many others; he joined Dr. John's band in Oct. 2002
D.J. Fontana (Dominic Joseph Fontana); Shreveport, LA native was drummer for Elvis Presley from 1954-1968, and appears on over 400 RCA tracks w/ Elvis and in several of Elvis' films; D.J. has also worked with Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Ringo Starr, Jeff Beck, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Jim Reeves, Charlie Pride, Roy Orbison, and a host of others.
Allen Fontenot & the Country Cajuns New Orleans Country, Cajun & Zydeco band
Canray Fontenot legendary Cajun fiddler (1918-1995)
Don Fontenot et Les Amis De La Louisiane CFMA award-winning Cajun dance band
Frankie Ford "The New Orleans Dynamo" - Gretna born singer had giant hit with "Sea Cruise" in 1959
Andy J. Forest a mean blues harp and rub board player, song writer and author
Foret Tradition brothers Ryan and Brandon Foret play swamp pop, Cajun, country and classic 50's music
Aaron Foret West Bank swamp pop singer
Wayne Foret swamp pop singer leads Wayne and the Rockin' 50's
Forgotten Souls Brass Band trad brass band led by Kirk Joseph
Gina Forsyth talented singer, songwriter, violinist and guitarist
Pete Fountain New Orleans clarinet legend performed at his Bourbon Street club in the 1960's and had a 26 year run at the New Orleans Hilton; you can now catch Pete at Casino Magic (Bay St. Louis, MS) each Tuesday and Wednesday evening
Four Unplugged Mandeville based party band featuring classic rock tunes
Carol Fran blues singer & pianist from Lafayette, LA; was married to the late Houston blues man Clarence Hollimon, who passed away in April, 2000
- Carol Fran discography and audio clips (amazon.com)
Keith Frank Zydeco accordionist; started off in his father's band (Preston Frank); brother Brad Paul Frank released a CD in 2001.
David Frazier jazz infused rhythm & groove guitarist
P.H. Fred New Orleans musical comedian has been featured on the Dr. Demento radio show; look for new CD, "Devil's Avocado", in early 2004
Bob French trad jazz drummer and WWOZ DJ leads the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band; son of banjo great Albert "Papa" French, who also led the Tuxedo Band until his passing in 1977; catch Bob and friends every Monday at Donna's Bar and Grill.
George French noted vocalist, bassist, session player, and bandleader.
Friendly Travelers Gospel group formed in 1959 perform traditional standards as well as original songs
Friends of Jabu funk ensemble led by noted bassist Jimmy Ives
Frigg A-Go-Go raw rock 'n roll band out of Lafayette, LA
Funky Meters offshoot of legendary New Orleans funk group, The Meters