Les Méchants Maquereaux

Les Méchants Maquereaux (translated:The Naughty/Evil Mackerels or Pimps, a pun in French) are an Acadian musical group originating from New Brunswick.[1] The band formed in 1992 with locals Johnny Comeau, Roland Gauvin, and Cayouche with Louisiana's Zachary Richard. In 1995, they won the East Coast Music Award for Acadian Recording Artist of the Year.[2]


  1. ^ Trefler, Caroline (4 March 2008). Fodor's Nova Scotia & Atlantic Canada: With New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador. Random House. p. 142. ISBN 978-1-4000-1906-9.
  2. ^ Elsliger, Lise (22 October 2009). "Renowned Acadian Fiddler Johnny Comeau has been able to make music his life". HERE. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2010.