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1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

30 Americans

Apr 17 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Concerts in the…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce the lineup for its… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 17 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

1970 Jazzfest Movies

Apr 17 - 17, 2014
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s… more

Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse New Year’s Eve Blowout Featuring Kermit Ruffins

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse New Year's Eve Blowout Featuring Kermit Ruffins

New Orleans, Louisiana (December 17, 2013) - Ring in 2014 in style with an exclusive New Year's Eve Blowout at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  On Tuesday night December 31st, the intimate jazz venue located at 300 Bourbon Street will toast farewell to 2013 with an impressive musical lineup headlined by the legendary Jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins. Don't miss out on this special evening as the city's hottest musicians countdown to the New Year. 

New Year's Eve at the Playhouse will kick-off at 8 PM with the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band.  This versatile quintet comprised of vocalist James Williams on trumpet, Jon "ToeJam" Ramm on trombone, Sam Friend on banjo, Wes Anderson IV on sousaphone, and Josh "Jams" Marotta on drums, will rock the house with an array of toe-tapping, swing dancing "Jams" that will take you from the 1920's all the way to the present.  At 11 PM, New Orleans Jazz icon, Kermit Ruffins and his band The Barbeque Swingers take the stage for a musical party that will have you swingin' into the wee hours of the morning. Simply put, this show is not to be missed!

General Admission tickets for the exclusive New Year's Eve Blowout are just $159.00 per person and includes beer and wine, a variety of passed hors d'oeuvres, festive party favors, and a complimentary Champagne toast at Midnight.  Upgrade to VIP tickets for $189.00 per person and enjoy an open premium bar, gourmet small plates of appetizers and sweet bites, with guaranteed seating nearest the stage.  Ticket prices do not include tax and gratuity.

To purchase your tickets for Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse New Year's Eve Blowout on December 31st, please call 504-553-2299. Don't wait too long to reserve since this show will most certainly sell out!

Audiences will feel right at home at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  The intimate club is located in the heart of the historic French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street.  Headlined by Grammy Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, the Playhouse presents only the finest musicians with names like Germaine Bazzle, Jason Marsalis, James Rivers, and Glen David Andrews gracing the stage weekly.   Now, more than ever, the club is "the" destination of choice for all visitors seeking an authentic music experience in the Big Easy.  Voted the #1 pick in New Orleans by the Travel Channel's Samantha Brown, the Playhouse features live Jazz seven nights a week.  For more information on Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse, please call (504) 553-2299 or visit www.sonesta.com/RoyalNewOrleans.

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