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Strumming to new heights

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Louisiana-based country artist Jaryd Lane, and his band Jaryd Lane and the Parish, have played the Smoked Meat Festival in Ville Platte a few times, including this year’s event. (Courtesy of Jaryd Lane)

Before becoming front man of the band Jaryd Lane and the Parish, Louisiana musician Jaryd Lane picked up playing the drums in high school. As a high schooler Lane said, “I couldn’t find a band that really wanted to take it to the next level so nothing stuck.”


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