Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend


‘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 memorabl…
Top Choice Live Music in Cajun Prairie

Savoy Music Center

The best time to visit Eunice is on a Saturday from 9am to noon when this accordion factory and shop hosts a Cajun-music jam ­session. Musician Marc Savoy and his guitarist wife, Ann, often join in.
Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Maple Leaf Bar

The premier nighttime destination in the Riverbend area, the legendary Maple Leaf’s dimly lit, pressed-tin caverns are the kind of environs you’d expect from a New Orleans juke joint. Work up a sweat on the small da…
Live Music in Lafayette

Blue Moon Saloon

This intimate venue on the back porch of the accompanying guesthouse is what Louisiana is all about: good music, good people and good beer. What's not to love? Music tends to goes off Wednesday to Saturday.
Jazz in French Quarter

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall, housed in a former art gallery that dates to 1803, is one of the most storied live-music venues in New Orleans. The resident performers, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, are ludicrously talented, …
Live Music in Cajun Prairie

Fred's Lounge

Deep in the heart of Cajun Country, Mamou is a typical South Louisiana small town six days of the week, worth a peek and a short stop before rolling on to Eunice. But on Saturday morning, Mamou's hometown hangout, l…
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Robinson Film Center

We'll be honest – we weren't expecting to find an awesome independent movie theater out this way, but the Robinson forcefully dispelled our preconceptions. It's known for showing both new and classic films, and runs…
Theater in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

AllWays Lounge

In a city full of funky music venues, the AllWays stands out as one of the funkiest. On any given night of the week you may see experimental guitar, local theater, thrash-y rock, live comedy or a '60s-inspired shaga…
Live Music in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

Spotted Cat

The Cat might just be your smoky dream of a New Orleans jazz club, a thumping sweatbox where drinks are served in plastic cups, impromptu dances break out at the drop of a feathered hat, and the music is always exce…
Theater in Cajun Prairie

Liberty Theater

Saturday evening's 'Rendez-Vous des Cajuns' is a Cajun Country roundup of music and a little bit of banter; it's performed live here and broadcast on local radio.