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“what a music” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall
726 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
504-522-2841
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Ranked #11 of 172 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Jazz Bars, Performances, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Nightlife
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Historic and inexpensive jazz venue may not serve food or drinks, but the music it serves up is first rate.
heraklion
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“what a music”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

What can i say about this church of music.If once in your life have the opportunity to be there you understand what is REAL music .We had reservation
and we sat on the floor.During the show all of us song the songs and some of the clients asked their favorite songs.We were a big happy company.
Our ears were full of sounds of South months later.
Go there and have a good time.

Visited July 2012
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“Best $30 spent in NOLA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I agree with Maria E's review, slightly commercial (and very short set, I debated whether I should stay or not for the next!!!), yet wonderful window into the past and present of traditional jazz. I got a $30 (+$4 processing fee!) Big Shot ticket and was happy to have done so, as I got a seat and a cool badge to keep :). Don't spend $ on trinkets or souvenirs, get the souvenir of a lifetime by watching local performers play great music!!!

Visited January 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“A total classic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Nothing to dislike- you just have to be prepared to be jammed in and maybe not get an actual seat. The music is fabulous, the atmosphere intoxicating!

Visited July 2012
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“So much expectation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Visiting the Preservation Hall was a must whilst in NOLA and the queuing and resultant expectation possibly meant we could only be disappointed. The group were good, very good but perhaps it has become just a tad commercial and lacked the passion of many of the artists we had seen playing in the streets. That said, I would definitely not have liked to have missed the opportunity to experience it.

Visited January 2013
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“Perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great New Orleans Jazz show for $15 bucks or $10 if you are a student. The best jazz singers and musician play here. Get there at least 30 min before a show and line up. You pay at the door and there are no advance tickets. The shows start at 8:15, 9:15 and 10:15 pm. No drinks or food is served, no bathrooms but you can bring in drinks. No pictures are allowed.

Visited January 2013
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