The music never stops in New Orleans. This June, enjoy a mix of music festivals, national tours, and local shows. We’ve cherry-picked a few can’t-miss live music shows this June below.

Cheryl Gerber
Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Fest

Music Festivals in June 

Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Fest 

Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Fest returns. June 11-12, bringing one of Louisiana’s most unique musical genres to the main stage. Held at Armstrong Park, you can count on Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Chubby Carrier, Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, and others to perform. 

French Market Creole Tomato Fest 

Creole Tomato Fest returns to the French Quarter this June 11-12. Throughout the weekend, sample tomato-based dishes and enjoy all-day live music. The festival is free to attend. 

Justen Williams

More Music this Month 

Tipitina’s Free Fridays Concert Series 

Presented by Crystal Hot Sauce, Tipitina’s Free Fridays summer concert series is back and better than ever. On Fridays from May 27 to September 3, enjoy free concerts from a rotating list of local performers, including Soul Brass Band, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Funky Uncle All-Stars, and more. 

Jesse McCartney at House of Blues 

Children of the 90s rejoice—Jesse McCartney stops in New Orleans with his “New Stage” tour on June 10 at the House of Blues.  

Jason Neville’s Funky Soul Band LIVE from the Jazz Museum Balcony

The Jazz Museum continues its balcony-courtyard concert series with a performance from Jason Neville’s Funky Soul Band. Bring a blanket and come out for some toe-tapping fun on June 21. 

Denzel Curry – MELT MY EYEZ TOUR

Rap & hip hop artist Denzel Curry stops at The Fillmore on June 24. 

Jazz & Heritage Concert Series: Tuba Skinny 

Billed as world-class interpreters of traditional jazz, you can expect a range of musical genres at a Tuba Skinny show. Enjoy the performance on June 25 at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center. 

For even more music, visit the WWOZ LiveWire Music Calendar