New Orleans Jazz Tour with Live Music and a Beer

  • 4.5(114)
  • Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA, United States
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New Orleans Jazz Tour with Live Music and a Beer
Refundable
  • 2 hours, 30 minutes

  • 1 - 12 participants

Few cities rival New Orleans’ nightlife thanks to its thrilling music scene. From authentic dixieland to big brass and every other jazz style in between, live music options are endless in the city that gave birth to the coolest genre in music. Hear about the origins and culture of jazz before making your way to the 19th century neighborhood that boasts the best music and bars in town. We’ll visit a few of our favorite local clubs, enjoy a beer and discover the talents of some of the city’s best local musicians. There’s nothing quite like a night out in ‘The Big Easy.’

Included

  • Local English-speaking guide

  • One beer

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Meeting point

701 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA



Departure time

5:00 PM



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619 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

4.5(114 Reviews)
Ashley_B()
Dec 4, 2021

My husband and I booked this tour a few years ago, and it was great! So we rebooked it in Dec 2021 with my parents. Unfortunately for us, this time was not very good. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, but it was too much info for us. After 2 hours, we still weren’t at Frenchman St, and hadn’t heard any music. We ended up leaving the group, and went to Palm Court (based off our tour guides suggestion). Palm Court was AMAZING!!! Overall, I will never book again, and I definitely wouldn’t suggest this for anyone who wants to see live music. But, our tour guide was so knowledgeable, we got a combo tour (history, ghost, and a little music). If you aren’t looking for just music, you might like it. We wanted a music history tour, and therefore would not suggest.

Connie_R()
Nov 21, 2021

This tour is truly a remarkable experience! Harris Parson was our guide through an extraordinary cultural history of New Orleans jazz. Harris, a native of New Orleans and musician is able to answer any questions about New Orleans jazz whether you are like my husband and me with very limited knowledge or a jazz/music aficionado. The music we experienced of Marla Dixon and the Shotgun Jazz Band was fabulous. You will evolve with this experience and want more! In fact, Harris followed up by sending me the information I requested so I can continue my jazz journey. As Harris told us, “Remember we only meet you once and then you are part of our family”. You will feel like this. Don’t miss this experience-we highly recommend this tour with Harris!

dorothymX945NA()
Nov 14, 2021

Holley was great! We loved her knowledge of jazz and history. Really enjoyed our time with her. Good info and great tour

Dorothy_M()
Nov 13, 2021

NOLA history, listening to music, seeing new parts of the city. Getting personal information from the host.

Ed K()
Oct 30, 2021

You will gain an appreciation for Jazz from its early roots, through its development, rejection and eventual acceptance. Learn how it was named. Harris, our guide, is a wealth of information and conducts a well-paced tour ending up at a Jazz bar where we had great seats to listen to one of the leading local jazz groups. We stayed after the tour to listen to the second set while we ate some barfood and drinks.

Danielle_B()
Oct 21, 2021

Great time during our tour and learning the history behind New Orleans. We had an amazing time which led us to Frenchmen Street and couldn't get enough of it. Our tour guy was very knowledgeable and such a pleasure. We traveled in May 2021 and we couldn't ask for better weather. We did end up going back to Frenchmen Street after our tour as well.

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Locations

  • Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA, United States

  • 835 N. Rampart St, New Orleans, United States

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 1 days before your event you will receive a 100% refund

Times

available daily

Not included

  • Additional drinks

  • Food

  • Souvenirs

  • Tips/gratuities for your guide and the musicians

How long before the event do I need to book?

You can book at any time before the event

Price

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Itinerary

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Pass By: Louis Armstrong Park, 901 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3086

Our music tour of New Orleans begins just outside the French Quarter at the historic and beautiful Louis Armstrong Park in the Tremé neighborhood. Within the park, we will talk about the historical origins of jazz and discuss one of the jazz greats, Armstrong himself.

Pass By: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

We'll begin to make our way to the popular Marigny neighborhood, named after the nobleman and good-time guy of the same name. Updated for modern thirsts, Marigny is a hip nightlife area that appeals to New Orleanians and visitors alike. Your guide will lead the way, making sure to point out a few popular local music and nightlife haunts along the way.

Soon we will arrive at the famous Frenchmen Street, the largest concentration of live music venues in the city. Your guide will take you inside one of his/her favorites for a beer on us (you’re very welcome to purchase additional beverages if you want them).

In New Orleans, there’s always the opportunity for an element of surprise. We’ll be on the lookout for impromptu street performances, which always make the night special. And if the timing and mood is right, we’ll get behind the scenes with one of the bands in between sets.

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Travelers under 21 years of age are not permitted to join this tour.

  • Small group of a maximum of 12 people.

  • Near public transportation

  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

  • By joining this tour, you will be helping to contribute to the livelihoods of local musicians in the jazz clubs we visit, allowing them to earn a decent wage and continue doing what they love to do.

  • As of Monday, August 16, 2021: ALL guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results in order to join their tour, as ordered by the City of New Orleans. Please visit ready.nola.gov/covid for more information.

  • Most travelers can participate

  • As of January 12, 2022, the City of New Orleans has reinstated the indoor mask mandate for everyone ages 2+. For more information on this mandate, please follow this link: ready.nola.gov/restrictions.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

  • As of Monday, August 16, 2021: ALL guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results in order to join their tour, as ordered by the City of New Orleans. As of January 12, 2022, the City of New Orleans has reinstated the indoor mask mandate for everyone ages 2+.

  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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