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Music Venues and Shopping in New Orleans
It's just not right to come to New Orleans without experiencing the smooth jazz sounds and the old-timey sounds of Cajun and Creole. The French Quarter is brimming with opportunities to catch live music, both on the streets and in a wide variety of fabulous music venues.
A Vieux Carre Venue, the famous Maison Bourbon Jazz Club is one of only two jazz clubs still existing on Bourbon Street, where tourists flock to be entertained by accomplished jazz performers.
A Vieux Carre Venue, My Bar @635 offers genuine New Orleans music every night of the week, from jazz and blues to Cajun/Zydeco and R&B. Venture out back to enjoy My Bar's petite courtyard in between sets!
Though other cities may have a House of Blues, New Orleans' is unique! Adorned with 298 pieces of folk art--the largest collection in the country--House of Blues regularly hosts regional, national and international acts in an intimate venue.
This upscale, cozy club, decorated in a British gentlemen's tastes, boasts it all: great drinks, delicious food and nightly live music. Come relax and enjoy one of the Bombay Club's many specialty cocktails.
With music every night of the week and authentic Cajun fare to fill your stomach while you treat your ears, Mulate's is a good place to bring the whole family. Hear genuine Acadian music from the bayou, and view local artwork on display.
Mardi Gras Records has specialized in the rich musical heritage of Lousiana since 1977. All of their music comes to you directly from New Orleans. Mardi Gras Records has specialized in the rich musical heritage of Lousiana since 1977. All of their music comes to you directly from New Orleans.
New Orleans' first brewpub! Open since 1991, this venerated location is a great place to dine, drink Louisiana craft beer, and hear nightly live jazz.