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Address: 618 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 1 504-942-3731
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5:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thu 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 5:00 am
Description: Popular club in New Orleans attracts an eclectic crowd.

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Great music & atmosphere

If you want to get a feel of the NOLA jazz scene, this is the bar to do it in. We went twice. Once with John Boutte and the second time with the Treme Brass Band. Entrance was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Louise P
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Rosebud
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want to get a feel of the NOLA jazz scene, this is the bar to do it in. We went twice. Once with John Boutte and the second time with the Treme Brass Band. Entrance was $5-10 each. It was a little squashed with very limited seating but enjoyable all the same. They serve beer from all over... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We headed to DBA as we wanted to see The Treme Brass band who play on Tuesday's. I loved loved loved the venue and the TBB did not disappoint. Indeed they were perfect. The venue itself is great, a huge selection of drinks - and good measures! A great venue, probably my favourite in Frenchman Street

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Luling, Louisiana
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I heard some of the best live Blues music I've ever heard here - 10pm on a Thursday night. The $5 cover charge is the best bargain I found in a long time.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

For a $5 cover charge, there was a great 9 piece jazz band. And they just kept playing and playing. Because of the live band, it was crowded and hard to order drinks unless you were at the bar, but I think that's to be expected. Get a live music guide when you get to NOLA, look over the bands/dates/times/location... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Went here a few years ago. If I recall correctly we saw one of Washboard Chaz's many bands play. Great music. The bar itself is nice enough inside, old school but not dated and a classier version of a dive bar. The bartenders did seem a bit aloof and disinterested but they weren't rude. They have a good beer list... More 

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Wolfville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We went to d.b.a after The Spotted Cat and I preferred the latter, my husband the former. The cover was $5.00 to hear Treme, and the music was toe-tapping good - the vibe in this place was young, and it is great to see the interest in NOLA music by people of all ages. There is a great beer selection,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Saw the Treme Brass Band was playing for a modest $5 cover. Crowd was a bit light at the start of the show but filled up rather quickly with a youngish enthusiastic crowd. Band and crowd were feeding off of each other resulting in a rousing set of rocking muisic. Was able to order Rose' by the glass and the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is not a very nice walk from Jackson Square. Although it is right down Decatur street, you go through some rough spots. When we got to the bar, the jazz band was playing and the bouncer was nice. We sat down to browse their expansive beer list and to listen to the music. The place was dead. We came... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Bartender so so. Oriental bartender rude and short. Understaffed and drinks are average. Busy crowd and active bit a Tuesday. Wow. Not the service I expected.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Our airbnb host recommended that we check out Glen David Andrews while he and the band were performing at d.b.a. I loved this venue. It was right in front of the art market. It's a small space, so it was intimate. But big enough for a jazz show. The bartenders were pleasant and served quickly. The beer selection was great.... More 

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Additional Information about d.b.a.

Address: 618 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 1 504-942-3731
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Marigny
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 5:00 am

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