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Summer Music Festivals 2012

Jane Harvey Brown and the New Orleans All-Stars at Satchmo SummerFest 2010. Photo by Richie Drouant.

It may be hot, hot, hot, but the music just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the exciting music festivals happening in New Orleans and Louisiana this summer, and don't forget to drink lots of water!

Know of a music festival not listed? Tell us in the comments section below!


16: Jazz in the Vines


5-7: Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival

6-8: Essence Musical Festival

7: Lebeau Zydeco Festival

21-22: Swamp Pop Music Festival & Cajun French Music & Food Festival


2-5: Satchmo SummerFest

3-4: Cajun Music Festival (Mamou, LA)

16-17: "Le Cajun" CFMA Festival & Awards

25-26: Reggae Music Festival (Carencro, LA)

31-September 1: Cane River Zydeco Festival & Cajun Crossroads Festival (Mansfield, LA)


2: Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival & Creole Zydeco Festival

6-9: Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival

Thanks to our friends at the Louisiana Festivals and Events Calendar for donating copies of their amazing calendar to WWOZ for our 2012 Spring Membership Drive. Get yourself a copy!

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