4940 Chef Menteur Hwy,
New Orleans, LA 70126
Phone: (504) 940-5550
Fax: (504) 945-5819
In the mood for sipping on a few cocktails and listening to heart-warming music? Then Kajun's Pub is your destination! Unwind yourself after a busy week and tune up the jukebox to catch up on old melodies. You could also catch a glimpse of the local bands such as The Zydepunks, My Graveyard Jaw and The Soul Project. The bartenders are on top of their game, so order up your favorite libation and dance the night away.
Experience the coolness of Siberia in the subtropical heat of New Orleans. The Club Siberia is where you need to head if you are looking for an entertaining evening out with friends. The interesting line-ups of bands, musicians, and DJs will definitely help you party the night away. Do call ahead for schedules and other details.
Located along St. Claude Avenue, Cowpokes, is one bar on the list if you're looking out for a calm and quite evening to sip a mug or two of chilled beer. Voted the 'Neighborhood Bar of the Year' and 'Show Bar of the Year' at the Gay Appreciation Awards, it is your typical friendly country bar that caters to the gay community. With the causal atmosphere and relaxed ambiance, there is no particular dress code. Learn a dance step or two at the weekly dance sessions held here. A cool place to chill out with your buddies.
New Orleans is the place of blues and jazz and all that razzmatazz. At this barbecue lounge there is a lot of scope for visitors to enjoy both. The neatly grilled barbecue chops in vinegar sauce or the steaks dunked in spicy hot mustard sauce go well with the ales. After all these gastronomic antics, you can play ping-pong and work the extra calories off. The live jazz lingers long after you've left the Vaughn Lounge.
Featured in Essence and Travel & Leisure magazines, Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club enthralls crowds with an eclectic mix of local cuisine, drinks and entertainment. This club was applauded by USA Today as one of the Top 10 Jazz Clubs in the country. Don't miss the special Tuesday Jazz and Poetry event. Be it a party or a corporate function, Sweet Lorraine's is always the first choice. Try the various shrimps, oysters, bacon and salad dishes. Or the club's specialty—Chicken Wings and Fries, battered and fried in their secret blend of spices till it turns brown! Steakburger, Filet Mignon, Grilled Baby Back Ribs and much more...the list is unending. And to wash it down order champagne or the sparkling wine, by bottle or glass. The club calls itself as one with a 'Silver Lining' and they keep their word. It is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 5pm and on Sunday from 7pm.
Dating back to the late 1700s, Feelings Cafe was once a slave quarters and an old Creole storehouse. The current incarnation has been in business since 1979. Careful restoration has preserved this historic place, making your dining experience all the more memorable. Favorite dishes include Chicken Clemenceau and Fried Artichoke Hearts over a Creole Mustard Sauce. The restaurant is perhaps best known for its delightful peanut butter pie. You may want to dine on the patio or try the balcony on weekends while the piano player tickles the keys on Friday and Saturday evenings. It is also open in the evenings, Thursday to Sunday, 5pm onwards.
Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro as its name suggest is a cozy restaurant in the city that offers patrons some splendid jazz performances alongwith delicious food. A host of different artistes, each with their individual style entertain the audience who keep coming back for more. The subdued lighting and wooden furnishings make a rustic setting for the world class performances. The food and wine also celebrate the occasion.
The Spotted Cat is an intimate, slightly formal bar for all those cool cats and kittens who enjoy live jazz with a local flavor. This place, however, is for purists — if you're looking for flamboyant performances and gimmicks, you won't find them here. Jazz outfits such as the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Jeremy Lyons and the Deltabilly Boys, and Tin Men perform at the Spotted Cat on a regular basis. It is open everyday at 12p on.
Fancy good music and a cold beer at the end of your day? Head to d.b.a., where they host live performances and serve draught beer, Belgian draught beer, and hand-drawn ales. There is also a wine list, a whiskey list and a brandy list. The amount of liquor served here is mind-boggling. If you're there for the live music, you won't be disappointed. Catch the schedule of who's performing when on the official website.
This bar features live bands inclined towards "world-beat" music. Hip-Hop parties, Tango lessons and the occasional Jazz night also make appearances at Cafe Brasil. The dance floor fills quickly, so don't be surprised when the crowd spills into the street. The cover varies according to the performer. The music varies from Jazz, Latin, reggae, soul, R&B and many more.
One of the best nightclubs in New Orleans, Blue Nile is a famous live music venue where many renowned artists like Kermit Ruffins, Troy Andrews and Soul Rebels Brass Band have performed. A jazzy decor with a combination of blue and gold gives the venue a very unique vibe. Enjoy the drinks available while tapping your feet to the beats of the music playing in the club by DJ's. The two-story club also rents out the party room for special occasions. A must visit in New Orleans if you want to catch some great live performances, Blue Nile is open daily from 7p.
Located in the Royal Street Inn, the R Bar is a popular hangout for the Fabourg Marigny neighborhood with its low-profile folks. A classic bar atmosphere is created with the simple collaboration of spare furniture and a pool table. The crowd is very laid back and has a hipster vibe. While the place really doesn't start jumping until midnight, the earlier hours have shown to be equally as jammin. Especially, if a rock star from nearby Kingsway Studio wanders in.