Music and Food New Orleans Style

August 9th, 2010 by Mariah

Music and Food!

You know how much we love our food and our music here in NOLA – we’ll August has an array of festivals dedicated to one or the other!

The Mamou Cajun Music Festival takes place August 13 – 14, 2010. This weekend includes traditional Cajun music, sack race, guinea chase, egg-throwing and arm-wrestling contests, greased-pole climbing, boudin-eating.

Le Cajun Music Awards Show and Festival takes place on August 20-21, 2010, at the Cade Community Center in Cade, La. The Cajun French Music Association presents Cajun music, dancing, crafts, food and CFMA Music Awards.

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival will be on August 18 – 22, 2010. Enjoy rides, food, bands, shrimp cook-off, water fights, dancing, blessing of the fleet.

The Gueydan Duck Festival will be Aug 26 – 29, 2010. This event includes rides, crafts, parades, skeet shoots, dog trials, duck-calling contest, Cajun food and music.

If none of this hits you just right – there are many, many more festivals to consider. Check out this great list.