Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits wins a Best of the Beat Award!
(presented by Offbeat magazine)

"Best Roots Rock Album"



The Roots of Swamp Pop!

 with Louisiana legends T K Hulin and Warren Storm at the Black Pot Festival, Lafayette LA .


Creole String Beans are in the new State of Louisiana Tourism Commercial!
Listen for a few seconds of our song, FUNKY SPILLWAY!

Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits gets Grammy consideration!

Our new CD was a finalist for Grammy consideration in the "Best Regional Roots Album Of The Year" category! This means that our album was included in the group from which the nominees were chosen! We were truly honored to be part of this select group that also included many other great Louisiana artists. Please see below for more info.

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Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits gets reviewed in NO DEPRESSION magazine!
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The Creole String Beans featured in the new Chickie Wah Wah Commercial!

More Album news:

The Times Picayune's Keith Spera picks our new CD as one of 2011's best!
 Read about it here.

Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits gets a 4 star review from the Roots Music Report!
Follow this link to check it out.

Offbeat Magazine picks our new CD as one the 40 best Louisiana albums of 2011!
See them all here.





From our new CD!
Get a FREE download of our new song "FUNKY SPILLWAY" !

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The Creole String Beans are now on FacebookYou can find us here.


The Creole String Beans jam with Jimmy Buffett !!!

Check out the video as we are joined on stage by Jimmy Buffett performing his all time classic hit "Margaritaville" at the Down Unda tailgate party prior to the Saints NFC Championship victory.  Jimmy also joined us for a rousing version of another New Orleans party classic, "Sea Cruise".


Explore the world of our very own Rick Olivier:

Rick Olivier Photography

City Park Studio

And, his award winning book:


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