new Orleans life

New Orleans Music
Photo by Tulane University


For current show schedules, visit, or Here is a listing of some of the most popular music venues around New Orleans:

Circle Bar | 1032 St. Charles, 504.588.2616
Located in Lee Circle and a lot of fun if you don't mind being crowded.

D.B.A. | 618 Frenchmen Street, 504.942.3731
Great destination for local jazz and brass.

Handsome Willy's | 218 S. Robertson Street, 504.460.7365
Classic post-exam destination for medical and public health students.

Hi-Ho Lounge | 2239 St. Claude Avenue, 504.945.4446
This dive bar hosts a variety of concerts, as well as weekly bluegrass and funk nights. 

House of Blues | 225 Decatur, 504.529.2583
Located in the French Quarter with a surprising N'awlins atmosphere for a corporate chain.

Howlin' Wolf | 907 South Peters, 504.529.5844
Hosts a variety of local and international musicians at its roomy Warehouse District location.

Le Bon Temps Roule | 4801 Magazine Street, 504.895.8177
Tucked away in a quiet section of Uptown, their no cover charge policy is popular among locals.

Maple Leaf | 8316 Oak Street, 504.866.9359
Another local favorite with plenty of dancing room and a quaint patio bar.

Mid City Lanes Rock 'N' Bowl | 3000 S. Carrollton, 504.482.3133
Bowling shoes and dancing shoes are one in the same at this Mid City hotspot.

One Eyed Jacks | 615 Toulouse, 504.569.8361
The French Quarter's best venue for alternative musical acts, One Eyed Jacks also hosts weekly 80s dance party nights.

Preservation Hall | 726 St. Peter, 504.522.2841
A historic treasure mandatory for any jazz enthusiast.

Siberia | 2227 St. Claude Avenue, 504.265.8855
Also serving delicious Eastern European food, this offbeat venue hosts alternative concerts, comedy shows, and burlesque.

Snug Harbor | 626 Frenchman Street, 504.949.0696
This upscale lounge provides an intimate venue for some of the best local music around.

Tipitina's | 501 Napoleon, 504.891.8477
Professor Longhair watches over audiences in this bi-level music haven. Other locations include Tip's Ruins in the Warehouse District and Tip's French Quarter on Decatur.

Festivals arrow right
Dining arrow right
 Music arrow right
Attractions arrow right
Transportationarrow right
Neighborhoods arrow right
The Arts arrow right
Shopping arrow right



1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5388 or 800-676-5389