Each year, the Thibodaux Firemen’s Fair attracts musical performers from across the state and even the nation, bringing a fun variety of music that keeps the party going until the very last minute. And it’s all entirely free.
Hailing from DeRidder, Louisiana, US, Chris Cagle signed to Virgin Records Nashville and has remained a prominent force in the American Country music scene since having written a handful of top ten country music singles since his debut.
Cagle scored a songwriting deal writing for David Kersh, which led him right to Virgin Records. His debut album “Play it Loud” was well received with the leading single “my Love Goes On and On” making it to number 15 on the country charts. His sophomore single, “Laredo” became his first country hit. Unfortunately, Virgin records closed their doors in 2000, but luckily Cagle managed a to land another deal with Capitol Records, and released “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out” which would go on to be become a number one hit in 2002. The album became a gold record in the US.
2003 saw the released of Cagle’s eponymous album, released on April 1st which also became a gold records and featured the singles “What a Beautiful Day” and “Chicks Dig It”. The album also managed to reach number 15 in the Billboard 200 chart. Following some difficulties with his vocal chords, Cagle was unfortunately forced to cancel a tour opening for Rascal Flatts and was ordered to take 60 days of vocal rest. Fortunately, he came out of the other side fighting, entering the studio to release his third full-length studio album “Anywhere but Here”. The leading single, reached number 12 on the country charts. After a US tour, Cagle would re enter the studio, and released his eleventh single, a track called “What Kinda Gone” which made it to number 3, generating hype for his fourth album “My Life’s Been a Country song, which was released on February 19th 2008. The album fortunately made it to the top spot on the Country charts, and number 8 on the Billboard 200.
“Back in the Saddle” followed a greatest hits album by Cagle, and was released on June 26th 2012. The album was led by the single “Got My Country On”, which made it to number 12 in the Country Charts.