Upcoming Events

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Art is the Driving…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Dec 7 - 7, 2016
"The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth" that tells… more

Celebration in the…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans… more

Clarence John…

Dec 07, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Dec 07, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dean's List

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
Dean's List is a variety show of a most unusual kind. This show blends improv,… more

Exhibition to feature…

Dec 07, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Happy's Running Club…

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
Join us every Wednesday  for a  fun 5k or close at the Happy's Irish… more

Historic New Orleans…

Dec 07, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Holiday Home and…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, The Historic New Orleans Collection will… more

Jonathan Weiss Dark…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
Tour company Jonathan Weiss Tours will donate 15% of proceeds during the month… more

Luna Fete: 2016

Dec 7 - 10, 2016
    LUNA (Light Up NOLA Arts) Fete returns this December to… more

Miracle on Fulton…

Dec 7 - 24, 2016
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread… more

NapolĂ©on: General.…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 07, 2017
M.S. Rau Antiques will host a comprehensive exhibition Napoléon:… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Featuring work by nine women artists from the island continent, this exhibition… more

Oscar and The Blues…

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
This bands plays Blues music, which guest musicians will sit in and play with… more

Saenger Theatre…

Dec 7 - 7, 2016
One of the biggest icons in American music, Tony Bennett, comes to the Saenger… more

The Maison Presents -…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jul 26, 2017
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers play a free dinner show at The Maison every… more

Art is the Driving…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Live Music 7 Nights a Week

In New Orleans, you can "do whatcha wanna" any night of the week, whether it's stopping in for a cool jazz show or getting funky at the Maple Leaf Bar. Here are just a few choices for New Orleans live music options:

Monday

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 Street, stop by the Maison. A majority of their shows are free, so just walk in, grab a drink and enjoy the jazz music.

Tuesday

Big Al Carlson at the Funky Pirate 
Big Al Carlson is a mainstay at this long-standing Bourbon Street club. Order a tall Hand Grenade (one of the strongest drinks in the French Quarter) and take in the blues and jazz of this New Orleans legend.

Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf Bar  
Come listen to the famous Rebirth Brass Band in one of the New Orleans' oldest music clubs.

Wednesday

Irvin Mayfield at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta
Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield stops into his namesake music venue when he's not touring the world. 

Tom Hook & Wendell Brunious at Hotel Monteleone's Carousel Bar 
The French Quarter's only revolving bar provides amazing specialty cocktails and great live music. Enjoy this whimsical hotspot while sipping a cocktail to live jazz.

Thursday

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, the Twilight Concert Series features an assortment of southern music. Beverages and food are provided as you enjoy the music in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the City Park's Botanical Garden.

Friday

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 small plates. 

Saturday

Jeremy Davenport at the Ritz-Carlton
The Davenport Lounge at the Ritz is named after this jazz trumpeter; see why Thursday-Saturday 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. 

Sunday

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 always something happening at The Columns, and the best way to enjoy a brunch is eating while you listen to some jazz. 

Live Music Directory

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1

Bayou Barn

  • 7145 Barataria Boulevard
  • Marrero, LA 70072
  • Phone: (504) 689-2663
  • Region: New Orleans Westbank
2

Beach on Bourbon

  • 227 Bourbon Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 231-8519
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
3

Bombay Club

  • 830 Rue Conti
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 577-2237
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
4

The Crazy Lobster

  • 500 Port of New Orleans Place
  • Suite 83
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 569-3380
  • Region: Riverfront
5

Darcy Malone & The Tangle

  • Phone: (504) 494-3313
  • Region: Garden District/Uptown
6

Ford Music Productions

  • 2908 Sherwood Drive
  • LaPlace, LA 70068
  • Phone: (985) 817-1457
  • Region: Outside Metro
7

Fritzel's Jazz Club

  • 733 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 586-4800
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
8

Hansen Music Productions, LLC

  • PO Box 24369
  • New Orleans, LA 70184
  • Phone: (504) 283-3786
  • Region: Lake Front
9

The Hot 8 Brass Band

  • Region: Warehouse/Arts District
10

The Irish House

  • 1432 St. Charles Avenue
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 595-6755
  • Region: Garden District/Uptown
11

Live Nation Entertainment

  • 1450 Poydras St.
  • Suite 1430
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 561-7011
  • Region: Central Business District/Downtown
12

The Maison

  • 508 Frenchmen Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 371-5543
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
13

Maple Leaf Bar

  • 8316 Oak Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone: (504) 866-9359
  • Region: Garden District/Uptown
14

Marigny Opera House

  • 725 St. Ferdinand St
  • New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Phone: (504) 948-9998
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
15

My Bar @ 635

  • 635 Bourbon Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 598-4583
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
16

New Orleans Creole Cookery

  • 510 Toulouse Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 524-9632
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
17

The Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market

  • 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
  • New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Phone: (504) 301-9006
  • Region: Central Business District/Downtown
18

Preservation Hall

  • 726 St. Peter
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 522-2841
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
19

Republic New Orleans

  • 828 South Peters Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-8282
  • Region: Warehouse/Arts District
20

RF's

  • 301 Dauphine Street
  • New Orleans , LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 586-0972
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
21

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

  • 921 Canal Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 524-1331
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
22

Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon

  • 9477 Waples Street
  • Suite 150
  • San Diego, CA 92121
  • Phone: (800) 311-1255
  • Region: Outside Metro
23

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

  • 626 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 949-0696
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
24

The Spotted Cat Music Club

  • 623 Frenchmen Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 258-3135
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater
25

The All New Feelings Marigny Cafe & Courtyard Bar

  • 2600 Chartres Street
  • at the corner of Franklin Ave & Chartres Streets
  • New Orleans , LA 70117
  • Phone: (504) 945-2222
  • Region: French Quarter/FaubourgMarigny/Bywater