501 Napoleon Ave · interesting places nearby
‘Tips,’ as locals call it, is one of New Orleans’ great musical meccas. The legendary Uptown nightclub, which takes its name from Professor Longhair’s 1953 hit single, is the site of some of the city’s most memorable shows, particularly when big names such as Dr John come home to roost. Outstanding music from local talent packs 'em in year-round.
This is one of the few non–French Quarter bars regularly drawing tourists. The joint really jumps in the weeks prior to Mardi Gras and during Jazz Fest.