Bayou Studies

Nicholls is located in Bayou country. Part of the Louisiana River Basin region’s rich culture is Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco music. This subject guide recommends databases and websites for those interested in studying the music, musicians, and their context. The Library has also created this Subject Guide to support the Bayou Studies Center and the Bayou Studies minor.

Music Databases

News & Newspapers


Brief History of Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco
Margaret Media, Inc.
River of Song
Video History of Louisiana Creole Music
Louisiana Folk Roots
Top Online Cajun & Zydeco Stations


Revised 6/16/14