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Art is the Driving…

Dec 2 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Celebration in the…

Dec 02, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Christian Marclay's…

Dec 2 - 4, 2016
THE CLOCK by Christian Marclay comes to New Orleans! Never before exhibited in… more

Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 2 - 31, 2016
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans… more

Clarence John…

Dec 02, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Dec 02, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Exhibition to feature…

Dec 02, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

French Ciné-Club

Dec 02, 2016
All films are shown in French with English subtitles See the progran online:… more

Friday: First Friday…

Dec 2 - 2, 2016
As part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations, THNOC is offering First… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Dec 02, 2016 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

Historic New Orleans…

Dec 02, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Holiday Home and…

Dec 2 - 31, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, The Historic New Orleans Collection will… more

Holiday Movies on the…

Dec 2 - 16, 2016
The Downtown Development District and Riverwalk present three weekends of free… more

House of Blues…

Dec 2 - 30, 2016
Every Friday join us in the Voodoo Garden for live music, beer and drink… more

Jambalaya, the Musical

Dec 2 - 3, 2016
‘JAMBALAYA, the MUSICAL’ , a new musical by award-winning creator… more

Jefferson Performance…

Dec 2 - 11, 2016
The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged) is a fast paced, hysterical, whimsical… more

Little Gem Saloon…

Dec 2 - 2, 2016
Join us for some great music featuring David L. Harris, Victor Atkins, Jasen… more

Metaphysical Madness

Dec 2 - 2, 2016
Friday December 2nd, The show will host The XL Mediums, Sid Patrick & Lana… more

Miracle on Fulton…

Dec 2 - 24, 2016
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread… more

Napoléon: General.…

Dec 02, 2016 - Jan 07, 2017
M.S. Rau Antiques will host a comprehensive exhibition Napoléon:… more

Art is the Driving…

Dec 2 - 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