Hogs For The Cause

We’re more than the premier nationwide funding source for families with children facing terminal brain cancer. Our acclaimed festival, April 5th & 6th, 2024 in New Orleans, is an annual celebration of the year-round fundraising being done on behalf of Hogs. It also happens to be one of the largest barbecue and music festivals in the country. Over the past decade, the festival has become a flagship of ours, allowing us to raise millions of dollars and shine a light on our cause.

Hogs for the Cause BBQ & Music Festival
is just weeks away!

Our next festival is April 5th and 6th, 2024 in New Orleans. Here’s the details:

APRIL 5TH & 6TH, 2024
at the UNO LAKEFRONT FESTIVAL GROUNDS
in NEW ORLEANS, LA

featuring…

95+ BBQ TEAMS
Serving up the most decadent dishes around.

20+ BANDS
Band of Horses, Shane Smith & the Saints & many more.

1 INCREDIBLE CAUSE
Helping families fighting pediatric brain cancer and other severe childhood illnesses.

Learn More About Hogs for the Cause

The Food

Hogs For The Cause is a sweet, savory blend of all the things that are amazing in life: music, an incredible cause, family & friends. Oh, and the most delicious (and often over-the-top!) meat dishes on Earth.


The Music

We’re more than meat! Hogs has been lucky enough to book some of the most notable staples and up-and-comers in Americana throughout the years. Take a stroll down memory lane and see our past lineups below.


The Cause

Pediatric Brain Cancer is the leading terminal cancer in children in the US.

We’re the premier nationwide funding source for outreach services to these families. We empower local communities to help alleviate financial burdens families face while their child battles cancer.

Charitable Giving By State

Learn more about the “Worlds Most Delicious Fundraiser”- Forbes Magazine

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