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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! 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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