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Dog Hill, La.’s Boozoo Chavis may wear a cowboy hat, but he’s no country balladeer. The widely acknowledged king of zydeco, this Creole singer-accordionist and his band keep dance floors hopping with bouncy, three-chord, three-minute stompers; Bo Diddley-like blues; and occasional waltzes—to let sweaty dancers catch their breath. Chavis may be 67 now, but he’s not ready for the nostalgia circuit. This proud musician remains part of the competitive bayou music scene, regularly showing younger Gulf Coast cats who’s the monarch. Used to playing several nightly sets, Chavis probably won’t break a sweat himself until this hourlong gig is coming to an end. At 6 p.m. in the Kennedy Center’s Grand Foyer. Free. (202) 467-4600. (Steve Kiviat)