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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Sep 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Sep 19, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Craft Happy Hour:…

Sep 19 - 19, 2017
Designer and surface pattern artist Juliet Meeks shares her watercolor… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 19, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 19 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 19 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 19 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 19 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Sep 19, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

The Historic New…

Sep 19 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Sep 20 - Nov 1, 2017
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

House of Blues…

Sep 20 - 27, 2017
Join us at the  Foundation Room at the House of Blues every Wednesday for… more

Heart of the House

Sep 21, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 21 - Nov 2, 2017
Jazz in the Park returns this fall running from September 14th to November… more

Lilith in Loa…

Sep 21, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

House of Blues…

Sep 22 - 22, 2017
After a long, grueling work week, where better to kick off your weekend than… more

Magazine St. Art…

Sep 22, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 22 - 22, 2017
 Join us for the annual Love in the Garden! This will be  a night of… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Sep 22, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

The Irish Cultural…

Sep 22, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Sep 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… 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

Big Chief John Mardi Gras Indian Experience

  • New Orleans, LA 70125
  • Phone: (504) 610-4479
  • Region: Mid-City
4

Bombay Club

  • 830 Rue Conti St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 577-2237
  • Region: French Quarter
5

The Crazy Lobster

  • 500 Port of New Orleans Pl.
  • Suite 83
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 569-3380
  • Region: French Quarter
6

Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers

  • Phone: (504) 303-8796
  • Region: Outside Metro Area
7

Estrella Steak and Lobster House

  • 237 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 525-6151
  • Region: French Quarter
8

Ford Music Productions

  • 2908 Sherwood Dr.
  • LaPlace, LA 70068
  • Phone: (985) 817-1457
  • Region: Outside Metro Area
9

Fritzel's Jazz Club

  • 733 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 586-4800
  • Region: French Quarter
10

Hansen Music Productions, LLC

  • P.O. Box 24369
  • New Orleans, LA 70184
  • Phone: (504) 427-2008
  • Region: Lakefront/Lakeview
11

House of Blues

  • 225 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 310-4999
  • Region: French Quarter
12

Live Nation Entertainment

  • 1450 Poydras St.
  • Suite 1430
  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 561-7011
  • Region: Central Business District/Downtown
13

The Maison

  • 508 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 371-5543
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
14

Maple Leaf Bar

  • 8316 Oak St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone: (504) 866-9359
  • Region: Uptown/Garden District
15

Marigny Opera House

  • 725 St. Ferdinand St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Phone: (504) 948-9998
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
16

Mid City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl

  • 3016 S. Carrollton Ave.
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone: (504) 861-1700
  • Region: Mid-City
17

Mikey Jazz Music

  • Marrero, LA 70072
  • Phone: (504) 908-2655
  • Region: Westbank
18

Mulate's - The Original Cajun Restaurant

  • 201 Julia St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 522-1492
  • Region: Arts District/Convention Center
19

My Bar @ 635

  • 635 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 598-4583
  • Region: French Quarter
20

New Orleans Creole Cookery

  • 510 Toulouse St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 524-9632
  • Region: French Quarter
21

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
22

Preservation Hall

  • 726 St. Peter St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 522-2841
  • Region: French Quarter
23

Republic NOLA

  • 828 S. Peters St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-8282
  • Region: Arts District/Convention Center
24

RF's

  • 301 Dauphine St.
  • New Orleans , LA 70112
  • Phone: (504) 586-0972
  • Region: French Quarter
25

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

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