Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
Chubby has been touring with his band for 31 years. He is undeniably the hardest working man in Zydeco music today. Born on July 1st 1967 from Church Point, LA Chubby is the third generation Zydeco artist to come out of the Carrier’s family. Chubby begin learning to play music at the tender age of 8 years old. He played his first gig on the drums with his daddy’s band at the age of 10 years old. At 14 years old he played his first gig on the accordion. In 1987 he joined Terrance Simien Zydeco band. He toured all over the world with Terrance for 2 ½ years. Including Europe and North Africa. In 1989 Chubby decided to start his on band, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band. The band toured the United States, Canada and Europe. Chubby was performing 275 days a year. Playing Festivals, Fairs, private party’s and theatre’s all over the world. In 2010 Chubby won a Grammy award for Best Zydeco or Cajun album of the year. Today he is still touring with his band. Ain’t No Party Like A Chubby Party.