About the Laughing Lizards

The Laughing Lizards are Steve and Donna Bing performing as a duet or with other musicians.  Their music repertoire includes Appalachian Old Time, Louisiana Cajun, and Texas Swing, but also includes early Country and some Grateful Dead.  Steve Bing plays fiddle, Cajun accordion, mandolin, banjo, and harmonica.  Steve also is a traditional square and contra dance caller.  Donna Bing plays guitar, fiddle, and banjo ukulele.  We play for all kinds of events including square dances and contra dances, festivals, breweries, pubs, parties, and restaurants.  We would like to play for your event so contact us via the home page and click on "email" or "FACEBOOK."  We also have a great YOU-TUBE video page which you can also access from our home page.

If you would like to order our CD's just let us know by contacting us via the home page:  email or FACEBOOK.  The CD's are $15 each plus $2 shipping each.
     *  "How Many Biscuits Can You Eat" features Steve Bing, Donna Bing, and Mick Billingsley.
     *  "Shake A Foot" features Steve Bing, Donna Bing, and Dave Porter (from Baton Rouge, LA)
     *  Steve and Donna Bing and Friends - Old Time and Texas Swing
     *  Goldman Thibodeaux with Steve and Donna Bing - features Creole music by the legendary Creole accordion player and singer Goldman Thibodeaux.  This CD was on the short list for a Grammy Nomination in 2008
     *  Steve Bing and the Bayou Hot Shots - all traditional Cajun music.  This CD received an award by the Cajun French Music Association in 2009 for best First CD.
     *  Richard Miller and the Musical Playboys featuring Steve Bing accordion and fiddle.  Traditional Cajun music recorded "live" at DI's Restaurant in Basile, Louisiana.

May 2019

April 2019

April 6, Saturday, 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm, Huff Brewing Company, Bellville, TX

April 21, Sunday, 6pm to 8:30pm, Cajun Music and Dance, Pizza Inn, 1801 Mangum Rd., Houston, TX


March 2019

March 10, Sunday, 2pm to 5pm, Town In City Brewery, Cavalcade St., Houston "Heights", TX
March 11, Monday, 5pm to 6:30pm, Steve & Donna at Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel, Woodlands, TX
March 16, Saturday, 7:30pm to 10:30pm, Laughing Lizards play Houston Contra Dance, West University Community Center, 6104 Auden St., at corner of Rice Blvd., Houston, TX
March 17, Sunday, Pizza Inn Cajun Music & Dance, 1801 Mangum Rd., Houston, TX
March 23, Saturday, 5:00pm to 7:30pm, play Baton Rouge Contra Dance, St. Albans Church social hall, corner of Dalrymple and Highland Blvd. on L.S.U. campus, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

February 2019

February 2, Saturday, 1pm to 4pm, Town In City Brewery, Cavalcade St., Houston "Heights", TX
February 9, Saturday, 12 noon to 1pm, Jesse Jones Park, Homestead Days, Humble, TX
February 17, Sunday, Pizza Inn Cajun Music & Dance, 6pm to 8:30pm, 1801 Mangum Rd. Houston, TX
February 22, Friday, 11:00am to 12:00noon, Houston Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin St., Houston, TX
February 24, Sunday, 1pm to 4pm, Town In City Brewery, Cavalcade St., Houston "Heights", TX
February 28, Thursday, 6pm to 8pm, Steve & Donna at EQ Heights Coffee House and Social Club, Heights Blvd. Houston "Heights", TX




January 2019

January 5,  Saturday, Acoustic Music Retreat, Huntsville, TX - , 4pm call Square Dance
January 6, Sunday, Pizza Inn Cajun Music 6pm to 8:30pm, 1801 Mangum Rd. Houston, TX
January 11, Friday, Cypress, TX Bluegrass Stage.
January 12, Saturday, Western Academy, Epiphany Party (private function)
January 19, Saturday, play at Houston Contra Dance, 7:30pm to 10:30pm, West University Community Center, 6104 Auden St., at corner of Rice Blvd., Houston, TX
January 20, Sunday, Pizza Inn Cajun Music 6pm to 8:30pm, 1801 Mangum Rd., Houston, TX
January 26, Saturday, EQ Heights Coffee House & Social Club, Heights Blvd., Houston "Heights", TX


December 2018

December 2, Sunday, 6pm, Cajun dance/jam, Pizza Inn, 1801 Mangum Rd., Houston, TX
December 7, Friday, 6pm, Private event
December 15, Saturday, Baton Rouge contra dance.  Steve Bing calling
December 30, Wine Bar, Findlay Market, Cincinnati, OH, 1pm to 4pm, with Chico Converse