"This year we wanted a wider swath of American roots music so that we could present music that touches the hearts of everyone in our community."
The documentary's title "On Va Continuer" refers to Lost Bayou Ramblers' ongoing commitment to performing in Cajun French, propagating French as a living language in Louisiana.
When Earl and his band are locked in and focused, they're a force to be reckoned with.
The performance schedule was packed on the two days that the ship was at sea, giving fans an opportunity to hear music from breakfast time through the wee hours of the night.
Sowing the seeds of musical appreciation may be the most important of the festival whys and wherefores.