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Blue Nile

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: 532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
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+1 504-948-2583

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Best singer of our visit

Walked in and heard a fantastic singer Mykia Jovan Soft clear voice sings blues and a little pop....She is a local with a big future ahead I hope. The venue is an open floor... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Palm Bay Florida
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55 reviews
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Kermit Ruffin, The Brass A Holics, the New Breed Brass Band... are my favorite to name just a few; Nice decoration, nice employees, good music, good atmosphere always and the balcony room is also amazing. Big Chief Monk Boudreau is used to play there. Don't miss this place on Frenchmen !!!

Thank bluesjlp
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

I visited the Blue Nile two nights in a row on March 25 and 26, 2017. There was a $15 cover charge on March 25th to see an established, at least locally well-known band. There was no cover charge to see an equally great band on March 26th. The drinks were reasonable $6 for a Tito's and tonic. Drinks were... More 

Thank Sunnydancer1
New York City, New York
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92 reviews
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Full selection of bottles and draft. No cover on a Monday night. Lots of room to dance and tables to sit.

Thank chris f
Palm Bay Florida
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155 reviews
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Walked in and heard a fantastic singer Mykia Jovan Soft clear voice sings blues and a little pop....She is a local with a big future ahead I hope. The venue is an open floor with a stage that seems to highlight local talent

Thank RogerPsz
Tallahassee, Florida
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225 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

For a break from Bourbon Street, head over to Frenchmen Street for some live blues or soul music. Blue Nile is always a reliable bar for great music and a fun atmosphere. Trombone Shorty and a few other famous artists frequently perform there.

Thank CandieTravels
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Stopped in on a Monday night and saw the Brass-a-Holics. What an amazing experience and a phenomenal band to see if you are looking for a high energy brass band with no cover charge!!

Thank edwardpK563US
Toronto, Canada
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

amazing live jazz music which you can dance to or just sit back have a few drinks and just listen. the drinks were great and bartenders were very friendly. probably my favourite jazz bar on frenchman street

Thank Ankit K
Brandon, Florida
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

With lots of choices on where to listen to music and partake, this was a solid pick on our stroll down Frenchmen St. A great sounding band playing different styles of music and in of the largest rooms to get comfortable and relax. With many places on Frenchmen, walk along the whole three blocks and let the music take you... More 

Thank Larry F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Horrible! My two friends and I all bought drinks from the Blue Nile Balcony upstairs on 1/20/17 and something was wrong with each of them. They are obviously filling liquor bottles with water and liquor. My gin and soda tasted like perfumed water. My friend's Grey Goose was definitely not that and my other friend's tequila drink was very watered... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

We caught Kermit Ruffins set at Blue Nile on December 30th, and was it ever worth it! The venue was definitely crowded for the show so I would definitely recommend getting there early for any show. Luckily the bar has some bargains and great choices for beer and cocktails.

Thank raoulduke1977

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