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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Nov 24 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

2017 Battle of the…

Nov 24 - 24, 2017
The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. This annual event is one of the… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Nov 24, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 01, 2018
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

City Putt presents -…

Nov 24 - 25, 2017
Visit City Putt for a "Thanksgiving Bash: Gobble then Wobble" on… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Nov 24, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Nov 24 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

East of the…

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Le Meridien Presents…

Nov 24 - 25, 2017
Le Méridien New Orleans presents a gourmet burger pop-up bar in LMNO… more

Magazine St. Art…

Nov 24, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

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

The Fountain Lounge…

Nov 24 - Dec 29, 2017
Join us for Sam Kuslanr at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel. While… more

The Irish Cultural…

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

Backyard Grooves

Nov 25, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Bayou Classic

Nov 25 - 25, 2017
The 44th Annual Bayou Classic will take place in the Dome on Saturday, November… more

Bayou Classic Parade

Nov 25 - 25, 2017
Join us for the Bayou Classic  Parade. The parade will begin at the … more

Dim Sum Brunch at…

Nov 25, 2017
Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s… more

Double Dose

Nov 25, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

French Market…

Nov 25 - Dec 16, 2017
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the French Market District and… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Nov 24 - 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

Bombay Club

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

Casa Borrega

  • 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
  • New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Phone: (504) 427-0654
  • Region: Garden District/Uptown
5

Fritzel's Jazz Club

  • 733 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 586-4800
  • Region: French Quarter
6

House of Blues

  • 225 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 310-4999
  • Region: French Quarter
7

The Maison

  • 508 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 371-5543
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
8

Mid City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl

  • 3016 S. Carrollton Ave.
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Phone: (504) 861-1700
  • Region: Mid-City
9

My Bar @ 635

  • 635 Bourbon St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 598-4583
  • Region: French Quarter
10

New Orleans Creole Cookery

  • 510 Toulouse St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 524-9632
  • Region: French Quarter
11

Preservation Hall

  • 726 St. Peter St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 522-2841
  • Region: French Quarter
12

Republic NOLA

  • 828 S. Peters St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Phone: (504) 528-8282
  • Region: Arts/Warehouse/Convention District
13

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

  • 626 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 949-0696
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
14

The Spotted Cat Music Club

  • 623 Frenchmen St.
  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Phone: (504) 258-3135
  • Region: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
15

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
16

The New Orleans Jazz Market

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