If you’re heading out to Reverend Horton Heat at the Arvada Center on Saturday, August 6, make sure to show up early for Doug Kershaw.
Known as “The Ragin’ Cajun,” Doug is a bona fide music legend, the sort you don’t often encounter these days.
Hailing from Tiel Ridge in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, Doug’s music career started in earnest 1948 when his brothers Rusty and Peewee formed the Continental Playboys.
After some lineup changes, Doug and Rusty soldiered on and by the 1950s they were scoring hits on the Country charts like 1955’s “So Lovely, Baby.” Appearances on the Louisiana Hayride and at the Grand Ole Opry ensued. Read more