NEW ORLEANS, LA - New Orleans, also known as the Birthplace of Jazz, is famous for its music culture and nightlife. Listening to live music is one of the ways you can do to enjoy the sounds of New Orleans. Here are some of the best music venues in New Orleans.
1. The Spotted Cat Music Club
"The Cat" is a jazz club in New Orleans located in the heart of the Faubourg Marigny District at 623 Frenchmen Street. The Cat is recognized internationally and has appeared in various movies, commercials, and other media. Visit The Cat's website for more information about their opening hours.
The Preservation Hall was established in 1961 and features some of New Orleans's finest performers for over 350 nights a year. It is located at 726 St. Peter Street and is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
Tipitina's is a music club that first started as a neighborhood juke joint. It was established in 1977 by The Fabulous Fo'teen where Professor Longhair, an influential performer, performed in his final years. It was named after one of Professor Longhair's recordings "Tipitina," and is located at 501 Napoleon Avenue. Check out their various upcoming events on their website.
4. House of Blues
House of Blues was founded nearly 30 years ago with a mantra "Unity in Diversity." It is located at 225 Decatur Street, features various events, and celebrates blues history through live music, cuisine, and art. It is also home to a large collection of Outsider and American Folk Art, or also known as Southern Vernacular Art. Visit House of Blues's website for more information.
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