Uptown & Riverbend entertainment

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'Tips,' as locals call it, is one of New Orleans’ great musical icons. 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…
Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Maple Leaf Bar

The premier night-time 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 d…
Theater in Uptown & Riverbend

Lupin Theatre

New Orleans has a strong theatrical bent; numerous local theater companies and a few large venues for touring productions frequently stage shows. Student plays are often performed at Tulane University’s Lupin Theatr…
Cinema in Uptown & Riverbend

Prytania Theatre

This old movie house has been around since 1914, and screens independent art films, classics and mainstream releases. One of the finest spots to catch a flick in the city.
Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Rock 'N' Bowl

The Rock 'N' Bowl is a strange combination of bowling alley, deli and huge live-music and dance venue, where patrons get down to New Orleans roots music while trying to avoid that 7-10 split. The best place in the c…
Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Gasa Gasa

We're unsure what is most interesting at this performance and drinking space inside an art gallery: the art, the music or the patrons. Come for an eclectic array of live music, including jazz, folk and indie.