Summertime in Lake Charles, Louisiana means three things: good food, good people and good live music. And boy, does Lake Charles have a little something cooking for all of the music lovers this summer. I’ve rounded up a few must-see concerts to catch during your summer in Lake Charles.

Good Music is always an ingredient for a good time in Southwest Louisiana.

Okay, all you water lovers; this first one is just for you. Y’all get ready to take a dip in the pool Thursday evenings at L’auberge Casino Resort.  Enjoy live music from Chris Young, Wayne Toups, The Fray and more at Liquid Society’s Party by the Pool. FULL LINEUP

The Fray (credit 

 LeAnn Rimes (Live Music Blog)  

You’ll find some of the hottest musical guests at the Golden Nugget. Live Entertainment this summer includes performances by Aaron Lewis, LeAnn Rimes, Wynonna & The Big Noise and Tanya Tucker. FULL LINEUP

Dive into island time at the Isle of Capri Casino for a little summer fun, with artists like The Kadillacs and Bag of Donuts. FULL LINEUP

Bag of Donuts (live music blog)   

 Prince Tribute (live music blog)

Stay in leisure at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel. Check out music by The Bernie Alan Band, Kool & The Gang and don’t miss The Prince Tribute Show! FULL LINEUP

And what’s summer without a music festival? Here are a few festivals that will make this summer one for the books.

  • Bring It Home Music Festival: DETAILS
  • Red, White, Blue and You Festival: DETAILS
  • The Cajun Music & Food Festival:  DETAILS
  • The Gulf Coast Shrimp and Jazz Festival: DETAILS
  • The Marshland Festival: DETAILS

Sounds like a good time right? This is just a taste of what the music scene has to offer this summer.Grab a friend or five and celebrate your summer the right way.

Check right there > to see all 120+  live music events happening in the city. See y’all there!