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The best part of my trip to NOLA

A friend who is a local recommended the place. The place wasn't crowded at the time I was there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Fantastic night, thanks Brass-A-Holics!

We stumbled across this bar on Frenchman street having heard the live music from the street. After... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
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532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

really enjoyed popping in here to hear a band we were interested in. i just found it odd that the large space only had seating for about 30 or so, spread around the edges of the room (very far from the stage). considering there were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mark o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend who is a local recommended the place. The place wasn't crowded at the time I was there. But the band who played that night was good. I intend to go there the next time I visit NOLA.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Qutedoc
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We only stayed a little at the end of the night. We went upstairs for free music. Not that crowded for a Saturday but I think everyone was downstairs for the main band. Smaller space so everyone can see band

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lyttle6
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this bar on Frenchman street having heard the live music from the street. After showing our ID’s to get in, we were welcomed to an awesome atmosphere and great jazzy type music. We just caught the last 30min of the band that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EJM2005
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Sunday night, the nightclub is sparsely populated. The bouncer stopped me at the door to check my ID. I don't carry my ID with me. I'm 62 friggin' years old with grey hair traveling with a similar party of four with pockets full of money....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CaptFunk
Reviewed October 13, 2018

2 Bouncers at the Door, no Cover charge/minimum. However, my wife and I are each 69 years old (my wife uses a cane). We got Age-carded. Me: "Are you [expletive] kidding me ? What ? Are you checking to see if we're too old to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Edmond O
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went to hear Kermit Ruffins entertain with his trumpet and voice. It was an excellent show and a good time had by all. Kermit is a great trumpeter; he does appear to be another Louis who will carry on the NOLA tradition.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ggwattley
Reviewed August 31, 2018

There is so much to choose from on Frenchmen its great. Although we didn't like every group at Blue Nile, the groups we liked, we loved. It was full of energy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank B9182OWscottb
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We went to LA for Essence. I'm going to be honest, I didn't enjoy myself at the day parties in town. Too packed and it's difficult to dance. So, we went to Blue Nile my last night in New Orleans and let me tell you,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank travelingmarble
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This band is amazing. They play on most Tuesday’s. You are missing out if you don’t drop by to hear them. Funk band. Drinks are good. Prices reasonable for NOLA but Tuesday nights with Water Seed is worth the hike out of the Quarter. Check...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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