Swamperella is not only Canada’s own Cajun/Zydeco band with 22 years under their shiny belts – Swamperella is an experience!

What puts the swamp into Swamperella?



Driving accordions – Gutsy fiddling- Sultry vocals and a Killer rhythm section that pumps out a ’cant sit still ’ authentic Cajun / Zydeco groove.

Whether acoustically, at back porch b b q s, street parties or in barns, or plugged in for large festival stages and massive corporate events, Swamperella will captivate audiences with infectious rhythms and impassioned melodies. Since 1997 Swamperella is known for spreading the Cajun/ Zydeco Gospel, both traditional and homegrown, all over Canada. The band has shared performances with notable trad. greats such as Tracy Scwartz and Louisiana’s own Mamou Playboys as well having been accompanied by The Niagara Symphony Orchestra!

With authentic pride in the Cajun and Zydeco tradition, Swamperella’s heart felt vibe and magnetic dance grooves, deliver unforgettable performances.

The hallmark of a Swamperella event is Fun! Fun! Fun!…and of course those enthusiastic crowds, big or small, that can’t help but bust out their dance moves!

Now, if you are wondering how you spell Swamperella? Try this…..P A R T Y !Laisser faire’ is not part of the Swamperella vocabulary.

’Laisser les bons temps rouler!’- now that’s more like it!

Who is Swamperella?

Soozi Schlanger – fiddles, vocals and washboard
Peter Jellard – accordion, fiddles and vocals
Conny Nowe – rhythm guitar
Rachel Melas – acoustic and electric bass
Dave MacDougall – drums and percussion