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

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Roberta Grove or Tory Robert
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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