Evening New Orleans Tour
Few cities rival the way New Orleans lives at night. From a true Dixieland to a large brass band, the music options are endless in the city that spawned the coolest genre in music.
Find out the facts about the origin of jazz and musical culture of the city, along with a guide to the historical center of the city with the best music and bars.
How will the tour
The origins of jazz can be seen walking along the Louis Armstrong Park. Embark on a historic trip to less visited areas, on foot or by tram.
Visit the Frenchmen Street and the local night art market, where you can enjoy drinks and listen to the best musicians in the city.
The tour is best to start after dinner - somewhere from 19:00. Russian-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel at a pre-arranged time. You will draw up a program of visiting various musical institutions, depending on preferences and bands performing in the near future.
Thanks to this approach, you will see and hear a cut of all the best that you can find on the musical scenes of the city.
The best places to hear jazz
To help select places, here’s a list of 5 hot spots where people love to listen to New Orleans live jazz.
- Preservation Hall
Louis Armstrong once said that it is here that you will find all the greats. For more than 50 years, New Orleans’s favorite music hall, located in the heart of the French Quarter, highlights the city’s brightest talent.
The team of musicians gathers every evening to perform traditional acoustic jazz, and up to five shows per night. The maximum number of seats for 100 people - on wooden benches or floor cushions; the rest is just standing. Get Big Shot seats in advance to get a guaranteed premium seat and not wait in line.
- Maple leaf
In this respected club located in the Carrollton area, great live music and mixing with blues and funk sounds every evening. In this dark room, with no complaints and no frills, there is a scene at one end and a pulsating dance floor in the center. Do not hesitate when a local resident asks you to dance - this is a classic pastime in Maple Leaf.
Do not miss the opportunity to participate in evening sessions with the local jazz band Rebirth.
The famous venue, also known as Tips, got its name from the song of the great jazzman Professor Lonheira, who often performed here. Other luminaries, such as Dr. John, the Neville brothers and Trombone Shorty, also adorn the scene.
The club is valued for creating a non-profit foundation focused on music education and the development of young talents. Thanks to this, the rising stars of city jazz in New Orleans perform here.
- Howlin 'wolf
This unusual place in the Warehouse District since 1988 has attracted crowds of music lovers to the industrial zone. The innovative spirit is manifested in the fact that jazz is mixed with groove, blues and rock. Expect long protracted sets and hot fun.
Well, it should be noted that there is an amazing collection of local brew and snacks. Order a crayfish cake and get ready to howl at the moon!
- Chickie wah wah
The atmospheric club with a playful name, named after the song by Bobby Marchan, is physically and spiritually located next to the beaten track, on the upper channel in Mid - City. This favorite choice among jazz lovers in New Orleans is known for raising local musicians and ensuring that 100% of the cost of entry goes directly to performers.
|Duration of the tour||4 hours|
|Cost of||from $299 ($75 / hour)|