BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO JR.
AND THE LEGENDARY ILS SONT PARTIS BAND
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2023
The Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band featuring Sir Reginald Masters Dural aka Buckwheat, Jr. the son of the late great Zydeco legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural, Jr. Following the footsteps of his father he has become the Accordion front man for his father’s Grammy Award Winning band.
Traveling the world Nationally and Internationally by his father’s side, “Sir Reg” as his father would call him, began playing the rubboard with the band at the age of 17. Sir Reg first appeared in Lancaster in the 1980’s at Chameleon Club playing with his father.Seeing the great talent in his son, Buckwheat insisted he open some of his headlining shows while touring, placing him on the Hammond B-3 organ, and strapping on his famous customed monogrammed accordion to belt out rousing opening songs for the show.
As part of his father’s legendary band, Buckwheat, Jr has shared the stage with some of the greats like Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Mavis Staples, Albert Collins, Dwight Yokem, David Hidalgo and Los Lobos, Buddy Guy and many, many more. The band has performed for two United States Presidential Inaugural balls honoring President Clinton both times.