New Orleans Live Music
Live Music Venues
Live Music Clubs
Alphabetical Listings ~ 58 ~
8 Block Kitchen & Bar - New Orleans - Join us every weekend for the best New Orleans live entertainment. Complimentary live performances are held every Friday and Saturday night at 8 Block Kitchen & Bar from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Reservations are not required.
13 Monaghan - New Orleans - 13 Monaghan is classic diner and vegetarian fare in the Marigny, with a New Orleans twist. They offer live music, serves food and has a cocktail lounge.
Apple Barrel Bar - New Orleans - Apple Barrel Bar offers live blues and jazz music nightly. The bar's acoustics are so good that some local artists have actually recorded here.
Bacchanal Wine - New Orleans - Bacchanal is the place where you can let your hair down and let the good times roll, with a bar up front and live music on its spacious patio. We feature live music in the courtyard seven nights a week-weather permitting.
Banks Street Bar and Grill - New Orleans - Banks Street Bar offers no cover and live music every night for your pleasure. Check online for their upcoming shows.
Blue Nile - New Orleans - The Blue Nile is New Orleans' premiere music venue. Located in the heart of the historic Frenchmen Street, it has been the home of countless top funk, blues, soul, and brass shows, featuring local, national and international acts.
Bourbon Vieux Room - New Orleans - Entertainment venue for meetings and special occasions. Listen to live music from the largest balcony on Bourbon Street. The Bourbon Vieux Room offers catering and live Cajun and zydeco music.
Carousel Bar & Lounge - New Orleans - This unique live music club offers a round trip on a carousel since 1949. It's as popular with locals as it is with tourists. It has weekly live music & overlooks the French Quarter.
Carrollton Station Bar & Grill - New Orleans - Carrollton Station has managed to establish itself as not only one of the city's best neighborhood bar rooms, but also as one of its outstanding live music venues. Musically, Carrollton Station began featuring live shows in earnest in the mid-eighties. Since then "The Station" has been a showcase for some of New Orleans finest musicians, particularly in the blues, acoustic and rock genres.
Chickie Wah Wah - New Orleans - Chickie Wah Wah is one of the best live music venues in New Orleans. Chickie's offers great talent in an intimate space and great-sounding room. Check online calendar for upcoming events.
Club Ampersand - New Orleans - Inside the industrial setting of a former Whitney Bank in the Central Business District, Ampersand is a stylish club with an artsy European feel, featuring two levels, large dance floor, VIP Suite, a balcony, courtyard, and several cozy sitting rooms, one of which used to be the bank's vault.
Crescent City Brew House - New Orleans - The atmosphere at the Crescent City Brewhouse is warm, relaxed and festive with Live Jazz performed nightly by local musicians and monthly exhibits of local art to compliment your total Brewhouse experience!
Davenport Lounge at the Ritz Carlton - New Orleans - Davenport Lounge is named in honor of the hotel’s headline entertainer, Jeremy Davenport. Live entertainment by Jeremy Davenport is offered on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays & Saturdays.
Eiffel Society - New Orleans - Eiffel Society has the ability to offer live entertainment, signature cocktails, and exceptional catering within a unique artistic ambiance. It is a versatile special events venue & lounge overlooking the street-car line on beautiful St. Charles Avenue in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans.
Fair Grinds Coffeehouse - New Orleans - A variety of acoustic music by individuals and groups in an informal coffee house setting. Also poetry and spoken word performances.
Feelings Cafe - New Orleans - The restaurant is located on an historic plantation in the Faubourg Marigny. Featuring live music at the piano bar, a beautiful New Orleans courtyard and balcony dining. Separated from the courtyard by a row of French doors, the Piano Bar is the main attraction for many of our visitors.
Fritzel's Jazz Club - New Orleans - Fritzel's European Jazz Pub, New Orleans premier traditional Jazz club. The oldest New Orleans Jazz club still in operation. Come hear for yourself.
Funky Pirate - New Orleans - Bourbon Street Blues club with a pirate decor. The Funky Pirate is one of the most popular live music venues for young crowds on Bourbon Street. Some of the most exciting blues and New Orleans style musical groups ever to play the Big Easy entertain the locals and tourists that throng to this popular French Quarter music club.
Gasa Gasa - New Orleans - Gasa Gasa supports local talent through weekly events that include art exhibits, live music shows, and film screenings. Gasa Gasa is the uptown neighborhood’s newest music and arts venue. Located on Feret Street.
Hi-Ho Lounge - New Orleans - The Hi Ho Lounge is a neighborhood bar and live music venue located in the burgeoning arts district on St. Claude Avenue in the Faubourg Marigny in New Orleans. The Hi Ho features local and national live music acts ranging in genre from: indie rock, hip hop, electronic, jazz, funk and jam music.
House of Blues - New Orleans - Central website for all the House of Blues located around the world contains info, calendar, plus on-line music. The New Orleans House of Blues is located in the French Quarter and has quickly become 1 of New Orleans favorite music clubs.
Howlin' Wolf - New Orleans - From its debut on Dec. 8, 1988, in a small, L-shaped room in Fat City in Metairie to its current home in a 1,000-capacity Warehouse District space, the Wolf has evolved into one of the city's premier live music venues, presenting a mix of local and national rock, blues, jazz and roots music.
Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse - New Orleans - Located at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans, this live music venue offers Irvin Mayfield. The best jazz club in New Orleans showcases New Orleans' greatest Jazz talent and serves your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue.
Kerry Irish Pub - New Orleans - Located on Decatur Street in the French Quarter, Kerry’s has an Irish Pub theme and is also a live music venue.
Krazy Korner - New Orleans - Located on the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Peter Street, the Krazy Korner is one of the best French Quarter music clubs to enjoy New Orleans rhythm and blues and good times!
Le Citron Bistro - New Orleans - Le Citron Bistro features mouth-watering Creole and Italian favorites in an intriguing historic dining atmosphere. Experience the lush outdoor courtyard or cozy indoor dining and live music.
Little Gem Saloon - New Orleans - The Little Gem has a first floor dining room where patrons experience some of the best live music, cuisine and cocktails. Small ensembles perform on an art-deco stage. The upstairs is home to The Ramp Room, an intimate 2nd floor live music club that boasts pristine acoustics, plush seating and a wrap around balcony.
Louisiana Music Factory - New Orleans - The Louisiana Music Factory specializes in New Orleans music, Cajun music, Zydeco music, New Orleans jazz, blues, R&B, and other regional music. Try our online store." They also have live music every Saturday.
Maison, The - New Orleans - If you like to dance, Maison is the spot. We have swing dancing several nights a week including swing dancing classes Mondays and Tuesdays. We host frequent Cajun Fais Do Dos, brass band throwdowns, electronic music bashes, Friday night dance parties, sweaty funkathons!
Maple Leaf Bar - New Orleans - The Maple Leaf Bar is a music performance venue in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is also a bar and hosts a variety of other events. As a local favorite for laid back live music, the Maple Street Bar began as a bar and laundromat where you could wash clothes, drink beers and listen to live music.
Margaritaville - New Orleans - Located in the French Quarter. Live music seven days a week beginning in the afternoons. Jimmy Buffett. a Gulf Coast native, spent much of his early career playing music in clubs on Bourbon Street in New Orleans
Mulate's - New Orleans - This legendary restaurant is recognized throughout the world as the King of Cajun Dine and Dance halls. We feature live Cajun music and dancing along with great authentic Cajun food seven days a week. Mulate's is a place where Cajuns come to celebrate their heritage and the world comes to join them in their celebration."
Neutral Ground Coffeehouse - New Orleans - The oldest coffeehouse in New Orleans." This great spot for home-grown music usually features four acts a night!
Oak New Orleans - New Orleans - An intimate setting for local talent, Oak proudly hosts a variety of live music. Jazz, acoustic folk, or even R&B, our stage is the perfect setting to take in the soul of New Orleans music. Here, the atmosphere is always cosmopolitan but never pretentious.
Old Opera House - New Orleans - Many of these artist's got their start at the Old Opera House and to this day many new artists get their start there also. It's not unusual to see many famous artist's come in and get up on stage with the band that's playing.
One Eyed Jacks - New Orleans - One Eyed Jacks is among the best New Orleans live music venues featuring the hottest new groups in the Big Easy. One Eyed Jacks website has schedules and band and performances information on the home page.
Palm Court Jazz Cafe - New Orleans - The Palm Court Jazz cafe is located in one of the fastest growing areas of popularity in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The Palm Court is a must for every visit to New Orleans. Our authentic New Orleans' experience includes Live Jazz as you enjoy traditional New Orleans cuisine.
Pat O'Briens - New Orleans - Pat 'O's is perhaps the most famous bar in the world. It is the biggest bar in the world, in volume of alcohol sold, never mind the French Quarter! The patio bar is one of the most beautiful patios in all the French Quarter with a magnificent fountain as a centerpiece. The piano bar features dueling pianos with funhouse atmosphere. Pat O'Brien's is known for creating the 'Hurricane" rum cocktail.
Praline Connection - New Orleans - The Praline Connection serves "down-home" cajun-creole style soul food at affordable prices. In 1993, The Praline Connection realized another dream by enlarging their uptown warehouse district location in acquiring the lease on the building once known as 'The New Orleans Music Hall,' and is now known as 'The Praline Connection Gospel and Blues Hall.'
Preservation Hall - New Orleans - traditional jazz music club. This is one of the only places in New Orleans where you'll find traditional New Orleans "Dixieland" jazz played by great local jazz musicians.
Republic New Orleans - New Orleans - Republic New Orleans caters to a diverse, interesting, and eclectic audience who enjoy music, cocktails & entertainment of all kinds. Republic if a cabaret-style music and events venue. It attracts locals and celebrities.
Rock-N-Bowl - New Orleans - A family bowling alley where New Orleans music thrives and bands like Beau Jocque, Snooks Eaglin, Tab Benoit and the Iguanas are heard nightly. Rock-N-Bowl is perhaps New Orleans most unusual live music venue.
Ruby's Roadhouse - Mandeville - A great up-close live music venue. Site has complete music calendar, t-shirts, photos and more.
Siberia - New Orleans - This neighborhood staple serves up a heavy rotation of live music, comedy and burlesque acts for the local alternative set, with a different show every night of the week.
Snug Harbor - New Orleans - Live jazz bistro on Frenchmen street in the Faubourg Marigny. Snug Harbor is one of the most authentic New Orleans music venues for live jazz and is located just blocks from the French Quarter.
Southport Hall - Jefferson - the New Southport Club was an illegal casino and nightspot in the 1930s to the 1950s. It is the only gambling building that has survived in a 3 block area and has been refurbished as the Southport Hall, a night club. The New Southport Hall is the perfect place to experience ambiance and great music."
Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club - New Orleans - Sweet Lorraine's is one of the best jazz clubs in the country. Come enjoy this New Orleans live jazz music venue which seat over 200 and has a state of the art sound system.
The Irish House - New Orleans - The Irish House is a live music venue in the Lower Garden District. Chef Matt Murphy is a high-end gastropub serving authentic Irish food.
The Prytania Bar - New Orleans - This is an uptown New Orleans live music venue offering lots of music and local beer.
The Rivershack Tavern - Jefferson - Located on historic River Road adjacent to the Mississippi River, the Rivershack has been described as a cross between a neighborhood tavern, a honky-tonk, a live music club, a sports bar and a small town restaurant.
The Rusty Nail - New Orleans - Featuring live jazz, blues and New Orleans' most up-and-coming musicians (we knew them when), the Rusty Nail is just off the beaten path enough to keep the local music community happy. And it's intimate enough to get to know them.
The Spotted Cat Music Club - New Orleans - The Spotted Cat Music Club is the Quentessential Jazz Club of New Orleans. it has been a local favorite for live New Orleans music from all ranges of Jazz, Blues, Funk, Klezmer, and so much more.
The Tahyo Tavern - Chalmette - The bar is owned and operated by the family and extended family of Villalobos Rescue Center and the cast of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees". The tavern offers live music, darts and Video Poker. The proceeds from the bar help with the rescue center.
The Three Muses - New Orleans - Three Muses brings together professionals in culinary, hospitality and music to create a chic, unique, smoke free environment committed to quality and verve.
Tipitina's - New Orleans - A historic music hall, filled with the spirit and tradition of New Orleans, Tipitina’s has been home to some of the greatest musicians and bands in New Orleans history including the Neville Brothers and Dr. John. The statue on the adjacent neutral ground (median for tourists) is a tribute to Professor Longhair, perhaps the greatest blues and funk pianist to ever perform his music live in New Orleans. Tipitina’s website offers club merchandise and CDs for sale.
Tropical Isle & the Funky Pirate - New Orleans - New Orleans' hottest and most famous houses of drinkin' and live music. With live music seven nights a week, Tropical Isle and the Funky Pirate have become two of New Orleans favorite French Quarter music clubs. See their schedule of performers online.
Vaughan's Lounge - New Orleans - To get inside this Bywater jazz and blues joint, go to the side door and ring the buzzer. Inside you'll find live music, cheap drinks, and plenty of New Orleans character, Vaughn's is an iconic 9th ward bar that was established in 1959. Known throughout the years as the place to be for live music on Thursday Nights and still continues to please. Check in weekly to see who is playing!