CBD & Warehouse District entertainment

Live Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Circle Bar

Picture a grand Victorian mansion, all disheveled and punk, and you’ve caught the essence of this strangely inviting place to drink. Live acts of varying quality – folk, rock and indie – occupy the central space, wh…
Live Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Howlin’ Wolf

One of New Orleans’ better venues for live blues, alt-rock, jazz, comedy and roots music, the Howlin’ Wolf draws a lively crowd. The attached 'Den' features smaller acts in a much more intimate venue.
Stadium in CBD & Warehouse District

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The Superdome hovers like a giant bronze hubcap between the elevated I-10 freeway and downtown’s skyscrapers. The immense indoor stadium, which seats more than 73,200, has hosted NCAA Final Four basketball games, pr…
Performing Arts in CBD & Warehouse District

Orpheum Theater

Built back in 1918, this Beaux Arts beauty is a grand-dame theater that has undergone many incarnations – vaudeville stage, movie house etc – and is now the home of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. It also host…
Live Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Republic New Orleans

Republic showcases some pretty awesome live acts, but on any given night the crowd could range from a bunch of music-obsessed fanatics to some aggro meatheads coming in from the 'burbs. With that said, the curation …
Classical Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is the only musician-owned and -managed professional symphony. It is based out of the Orpheum Theater. The season generally runs from September to May, and tickets range from $20…
Live Performance in CBD & Warehouse District

Joy Theater

This intimate little art deco–style theater is a joy (ha ha) and hosts acts ranging from comedy to brass band shows to EDM (electronic dance music) minifestivals.
Casino in CBD & Warehouse District

Harrah’s Casino

You’d think all manner of vice would be welcome in the Big Easy, but Harrah’s, near the foot of Canal St, doesn’t get much local love. It’s a big casino – 115,000 sq ft for gaming – that’s part of a national chain a…
Theater in CBD & Warehouse District

Entergy Giant Screen Theater

This 5½ story IMAX theater sits beside the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. It shows frequent nature movies and kid-friendly Hollywood blockbusters. Tickets are included with aquarium admission, but these cannot be…
Cinema in CBD & Warehouse District

Cinebarre Canal Place 9

The screens at this multiplex are small, but if you're without a car in the Quarter or CBD, this is the closest available movie theater. Shows the usual Hollywood fare and the occasional oddball indie screening.