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9th Annual New…

Mar 23 - 24, 2017
Calling all small-business owners, startups, mom-and-pop shops, entrepreneurs… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 23 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Clarence John…

Mar 23 - 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 23, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Exhibition to feature…

Mar 23 - 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

First Time Homebuyer…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
Considering homeownership? Emerge from this program prepared to tackle the home… more

Heart of the House

Mar 23, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

JazzCon.Tech

Mar 23 - 24, 2017
MUSIC. FOOD. CODE. Web Dev Conference JazzCon.Tech March 2017, New Orleans. … more

Lilith in Loa…

Mar 23, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

Napoleon House's…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
On the heels of the highly successful dinner in January with Slade Rushing of… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 23 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 23 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

Randy & Mr. Lahey of…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
The Randy and Lahey show is a silly, sexist, drunken hour and a half of songs… more

Riverwalk New Orleans…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
Top Taco is an upscale and entertaining festival where patrons can sample… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 23 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

SoFAB’s New Spring…

Mar 23 - Jun 1, 2017
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) has just introduced its spring… more

Tennessee…

Mar 23 - 26, 2017
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

The WOW Factor:…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
The Tulane Family Business Center is hosting a forum presentation during New… more

Thursdays at Twilight…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
This very popular series with an array of musicians and Mint Juleps will… more

Top Taco Festival…

Mar 23 - 23, 2017
This spring, Crescent City locals and visitors will be able to indulge in an… more

9th Annual New…

Mar 23 - 24, 2017
Calling all small-business owners, startups, mom-and-pop shops, entrepreneurs… 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 Blvd.
  • Marrero, LA 70072
  • Phone: (504) 689-2663
  • Region: Westbank
2

Beach on Bourbon

  • 227 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 231-8519
  • Region: French Quarter
3

Bombay Club

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

The Crazy Lobster

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

Estrella Steak and Lobster House

  • 237 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 525-6151
  • Region: French Quarter
6

Ford Music Productions

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

Fritzel's Jazz Club

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

Hansen Music Productions, LLC

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

The Hot 8 Brass Band

  • Phone: (917) 821-1878
  • Region: Warehouse/Arts District
10

The Irish House

  • 1432 St. Charles Ave.
  • 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 St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 371-5543
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
13

Maple Leaf Bar

  • 8316 Oak St.
  • 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: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
15

My Bar @ 635

  • 635 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 598-4583
  • Region: French Quarter
16

New Orleans Creole Cookery

  • 510 Toulouse St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 524-9632
  • Region: French Quarter
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 St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 522-2841
  • Region: French Quarter
19

Republic New Orleans

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

RF's

  • 301 Dauphine St.
  • New Orleans , LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 586-0972
  • Region: French Quarter
21

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

  • 921 Canal St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 524-1331
  • Region: French Quarter
22

Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon

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

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

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

The Spotted Cat Music Club

  • 623 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 258-3135
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
25

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