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Summer Festivals & Fun - Updated

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Les Freres Michot at the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, at the US Mint
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So far this summer, we've celebrated Oysters, Creole Tomatoes, and Cajun & Zydeco music, and that's just in the French Quarter.

It may be steamy-n-sticky, but the music just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the exciting music festivals and other diversions in and around greater New Orleans and south Louisiana this summer. And don't forget to drink lots. Of water, of water!

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

 

July

2 Uncle Sam Jam
4 Bucktown Bash & Blessing of the Fleet
4 Krewe Of Kolossos Boat Parade
4-7 Essence Musical Festival
4-6 Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival
6 Lebeau Zydeco Festival
11-14 San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, aka Running of the Bulls
14 Bastille Day
17-21 Tales of the Cocktail
19-20 Swamp Pop Music Festival (Gonzales, LA)
19-21 Cajun French Music & Food Festival (Lake Charles, LA)

 

August

1-4 Satchmo SummerFest
3 White Linen Night
3-4 Cajun Music Festival (Mamou, LA)
10 Red Dress Run / Dirty Linen Night
15-17: "Le Cajun" CFMA Festival & Awards
25-25: Lafayette Reggae & Cultural Festival (Carencro, LA)
28 - September 2 Southern Decadence
 

 

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