French Quarter Festivals, Inc. is proud to present the Christmas New Orleans Style Concert Series at two of New Orleans’ most historic churches, St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square and St. Augustine Church in the historic neighborhood of Treme on Henriette Delille Street (formerly St. Claude Avenue). Revel in the sounds of the season throughout the month of December with jazz performances, gospel choirs, classical ensembles, and more. The Christmas New Orleans Style Cathedral Concert Series are free and open events to the public.

St. Louis Cathedral Concerts: Concerts at St. Louis Cathedral begin at 6 p.m. and last approximately one hour.

December 2 Theresa Andersson, John Fohl, and David Doucet Folk
December 3 Ellis Marsalis Jazz
December 4 Opera Creole Classical
December 5 Phillip Manuel and Shades of Praise R&B/Gospel
December 6 Preservation Hall-Stars Jazz
December 9 Betty Win and One A-Chord Gospel Singers Gospel
December 10 The Faubourg Quartet Classical
December 11 Pfister Sisters Jazz
December 12 Harmonouche featuring Norbert Slama Jazz
December 13 St. Louis Cathedral’s Young Artist in Residence, Samuel Liégeon – Christmas Organ Spectacular Classical
December 16 (5 p.m.) St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Annual Christmas Concert Classical
December 17 Harpist Rachel Van Voorhees Classical
December 18 Don Vappie Jazz
December 19 Lars Edegran’s Jazz Band featuring “Big Al” Carson and Lionel Ferbos Jazz
December 20 St. Peter Claver Gospel Choir Gospel


Visitors and locals can enjoy the Christmas New Orleans Style Concert Series at St. Augustine Church – the oldest African American Catholic church in the United States. Concerts at St. Augustine take place the first three Saturdays in December. Concerts begin at 4 p.m. and last approximately one hour.


December 1 John Boutte Jazz
December 8 Friendly Travelers Gospel
December 15 Germaine Bazzle and Friends, featuring Roderick Paulin, Mike Lemmler, Gerald French, and George French Jazz