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LiveTONIGHTsm New Orleans: Here you will find a listing of many jazz related venues with concerts and events taking place in or near New Orleans.

Recommendation: if there is a tip jar … please be generous.

Featured: Hansen’s Garden District Band (Trio)
Houston’s Restaurant, 1755 St. Charles Ave. 70130
Live Jazz 6:45pm nightly (6:00pm on Sunday)
Restaurant Reservations: (504) 524-1578
Band Bookings: (504) 427-2008

  • Mon-Thur 6:45-9:15pm / Fri/Sat 6:45-9:45pm / Sun 6:00-8:30pm
  • 7 nights a week since 2006
  • Modern jazz trio performing original compositions along with songs from the Classic American Songbook, Great American Songbook, jazz standards, Bossa Novas, Sambas, Latin/jazz, ballads, swing, uptempo jazz to name a few. Presented with a very high level of musicality. Pure enjoyment.
Our favorite “LiveTONIGHT”sm New Orleans recommended evening or outing:
  1. 6:30pm Start early sitting at the bar area of Houston’s Restaurant (modern jazz trio begins at 6:45pm (6pm on Sunday). Great food, drinks, atmosphere and music. Kid Friendly. Sophisticated/upscale.
  2. 7:30pm Drive/Street Car/Uber/taxi to the French Quarter (note: you can park in the CBD (Central Business District) and call a pedicab to cycle you into the French Quarter – they can carry two people 🙂 … for option two (below) we recommend a taxi/Uber in and out of the Marigny/Frenchman Street area.
    OPTION ONE for 8:00pm (Traditional/Dixieland jazz)
  3. 8:00pm Preservation Hall. Great atmosphere and early Traditional New Orleans jazz. No Food or Drink. Kid Friendly. A must visit tourist destination.
    726 St Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116
  4. 9:00pm Fritzel’s European Jazz Pub. Great early Traditional New Orleans jazz, drinks, no food. Must be 21 to enter. Casual to upscale attire.
    733 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116
  5. 9:00pm The Palm Court Jazz Café. Great early Traditional New Orleans jazz, drinks, a Creole dinner menu, old world New Orleans with mosaic-tile and mahogany bar. Kid friendly. Check their schedule: they close down for the summer and generally open mid-September.
    1204 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116
    OPTION TWO for 8:00pm (Modern Jazz) recommend: taxi/Uber in and out.
  6. 8:00pm & 10:00pm Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. Modern jazz, Classic Creole and American cuisine, intimate, brick-walled 1800’s venue. Great food, drinks, atmosphere and music. Kid Friendly. Casual/Upscale.
    626 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116
  7. 9:30pm until … (late)
    Stroll up and down Frenchman Street and listen to the eclectic music venues. Pick and choose where to go as you hear something you enjoy!
    21 and older to get into almost all of these music venues.

Great jazz Music venues in New Orleans:

The following 30 venues may or may not have live music each night. Please call or check their website.

  1. Balcony Music Club: 1331 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of blues, jazz, funk) (504) 599-7770
  2. Bar Mon Cher: 817 St. Louis St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 644-4278 www.barmoncher.com
  3. Blue Nile: 532 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (jazz, blues, rock and funk) (504) 948-2583 www.bluenilelive.com
  4. The Bombay Club: 830 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (small jazz ensembles) (504) 577-2237 www.bombayclubneworleans.com
  5. Bourbon ‘O’: 717 Orleans St., Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of jazz-trad to modern) (504) 523-2222 www.bourbono.com
  6. Chickie Wah Wah: 2828 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 304-4714 www.chickiewahwah.com
  7. Columns Hotel: 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 (mix of small ensembles) (504) 899-9308 www.thecolumns.com
  8. Crescent City Brewhouse: 527 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 522-0571 www.crescentcitybrewhouse.com
  9. The Davenport Lounge: 921 Canal St., The Ritz Carlton, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Jeremy Davenport House Jazz Band) (504) 524-1331  www.ritzcarlton.com
  10. d.b.a.: 618 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 942-3731 www.dbaneworleans.com
  11. Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar: 5535 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115 (mix of jazz, Latin) (504) 891-8500 www.dosjefescigarbar.com
  12. Fritzel’s European Jazz Pub: 733 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (Traditional/Dixieland jazz) (504) 586-4800 www.fritzelsjazz.net
  13. House Of Blues: 225 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70054 (mix of world-class music including some jazz) (504) 529-2583 www.hob.com
  14. Houston’s Restaurant: 1755 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 (modern jazz trio/6:45pm nightly) (504) 524-1578 www.houstons.com
  15. The Jazz Playhouse: 300 Bourbon St., Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130 (mix of jazz) (504) 553-2299 www.sonesta.com
  16. Little Gem Saloon: 445 S. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (mix of Traditional to modern jazz) (504) 267-4863 www.littlegemsaloon.com
  17. Maison Bourbon Jazz Club: 641 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (Traditional/Dixieland jazz) (504) 598-4583 www.maisonbourbon.com
  18. The Maison: 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of jazz, brass bands, funk bands) (504) 371 5543 www.maisonfrenchmen.com
  19. Maple Leaf Bar: 8316 Oak St., New Orleans, LA 70118 (Funk, jazz, brass band) (504) 866-9359 www.mapleleafbar.com
  20. Old Point Bar: 545 Patterson St., New Orleans, LA 70114 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 364-0950 www.oldpointbarnola.com
  21. Palm Court Jazz Cafe: 1204 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (Traditional/Dixieland jazz) (504) 525-0200 www.palmcourtjazzcafe.com
  22. Polo Club Lounge: 300 Gravier St., Windsor Court Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130 (mix of jazz ensembles) (504) 523-6000 www.windsorcourthotel.com
  23. Preservation Hall: 726 St. Peter St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (Traditional jazz)
    (504) 523-8939, (888) 946-5299 www.preservationhall.com
  24. Prime Example Jazz Club: 1909 Broad St. , New Orleans, LA 70119 (mix of live music including jazz) (504) 701-9007 www.primeexamplejazz.com
  25. RF’s Restaurant: 301 Dauphine St, (honoring Richard Fiske), Chateau Lemoyne, New Orleans, LA 70112 (mix of jazz ensembles) (504) 586-0972 www.rfsnola.com
  26. The Sandbar at the Cove: 2000 Lakeshore Dr., UNO Campus at the Cove, New Orleans, LA 70148 (Mix of students, faculty and visiting jazz artists) (504) 280-6381 www.music.uno.edu
  27. Snug Harbor: 626 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (modern jazz, big band, funk) (504) 949-0696 www.snugjazz.com
  28. The Spotted Cat: 623 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of trad to modern jazz, blues, Latin) (504) 943-3887 www.spottedcatmusicclub.com
  29. Sweet Lorraine’s: 1931 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116 (mix of modern/Trad jazz, funk) (504) 945-9654 www.sweetlorrainesjazzclub.com
  30. 21st Amendment Jazz Club at La Louisiane: 725 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130 (jazz and Blues) (504) 378-7330 www.21stamendmentlalouisiane.com