Live Music 7 Nights a Week HOB wall

In New Orleans, you can "do whatcha wanna" any night of the week. From smooth Jazz professional to amateur karaoke, here are just a few choices for New Orleans live music options:


Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Preservation Hall
This French Quarter classic has been an instrumental part of preserving jazz heritage since opening in 1961. The house band plays all over the world for the same reason.

Chicken and Waffles at The Maison 
If you are taking a stroll down Frenchmen St., stop by the Maison. The Maison is a great place to enjoy different bands while enjoy a meal and cocktails.


The Blues Masters at the Funky Pirate
Order a tall Hand Grenade (one of the strongest drinks in the French Quarter) and take in the blues at this popular French Quater spot.

Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf Bar 
Come listen to the famous Rebirth Brass Band in one of the longest continuing operation of New Orleans' music clubs with live performances.  


The Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta
The best jazz club in town showcasing New Orleans' greatest Jazz talents and serving your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious and intimate venue on the lobby level of the hotel. Shows begin at 8 p.m.

Tom Hook & Wendell Brunious at Hotel Monteleone's Carousal Bar 
The French Quater's only revolving bar that provides amazing speciality cocktails and great live music. Enjoy this whimiscal hotspot while listening to the entainment.


Karaoke at Cat's Meow
The city's music scene tends to rub off on people, which might be why this karaoke bar is so famous.

Ogden After Hours at Ogden Museum of Southern Art 
Every Thursday is a party at Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Come see the Museum's diverse Collection as you listen to the music of the South.

Thursday's Twilight Concert Series at New Orleans City Park  
Showcasing the finest musicians in New Orleans, featuring an assortment of southern music. Beverages and food is provided as you enjoy the music in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the Botanical Garden at City Park.


Ellis Marsalis at Snug Harbor
This jazz-piano trio lights up the stage at Snug Harbor, one of the great music clubs of the famous Frenchmen Street entertainment district.

Jazz: Live at Hyatt at Hyatt Regency New Orleans 
Experience the unique local talent every weekend while you sip speciality cocktails and try delicious appertizers.


Jeremy Davenport at the Ritz-Carlton
The Davenport Lounge at the Ritz is named after this jazz trumpeter; see why Thurs-Sat nights.

Shotgun Jazz Band at Three Muses 
Three Muses is a great local spot on the famous Frenchmen Street. This restaurant and bar is the place to be for cocktails, small plates and unique music.


Cajun music at Tipitina's
Take a break from jazz and listen to native, accordion- and fiddle-inspired music at this Uptown institution.

Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Columns Hotel 
There is something always happening at The Column and the best way to enjoy a brunch is eating while you listen to some jazz.


Live Music Directory

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Bayou Barn

  • 7145 Barataria Blvd.
  • Marrero, LA 70072
  • Phone: (504) 689-2663
  • Region: Westbank

Beach on Bourbon

  • 227 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 231-8519
  • Region: French Quarter

Bombay Club

  • 830 Rue Conti St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 577-2237
  • Region: French Quarter

Casa Borrega

  • 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
  • New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Phone: (504) 427-0654
  • Region: Garden District/Uptown

Fritzel's Jazz Club

  • 733 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 586-4800
  • Region: French Quarter

House of Blues

  • 225 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 310-4999
  • Region: French Quarter

The Maison

  • 508 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 371-5543
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater

Mid City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl

  • 3016 S. Carrollton Ave.
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone: (504) 861-1700
  • Region: Mid-City

My Bar @ 635

  • 635 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 598-4583
  • Region: French Quarter

New Orleans Creole Cookery

  • 510 Toulouse St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 524-9632
  • Region: French Quarter

Preservation Hall

  • 726 St. Peter St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 522-2841
  • Region: French Quarter

Republic NOLA

  • 828 S. Peters St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-8282
  • Region: Arts/Warehouse/Convention District

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

  • 626 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 949-0696
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater

The Spotted Cat Music Club

  • 623 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 258-3135
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater

The All New Feelings Marigny Cafe & Courtyard Bar

  • 2600 Chartres St.
  • at the corner of Franklin Ave & Chartres Streets
  • New Orleans , LA 70117
  • Phone: (504) 945-2222
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater

The New Orleans Jazz Market

  • 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
  • New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Phone: (504) 301-9006
  • Region: Central Business District/Downtown