Top Jazz Clubs in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for its vivid jazz music culture. The ethnic mélange between French, Spanish and black heritage and culture make this city into a true heaven for jazz lovers. We gathered for you some of the best jazz clubs to enjoy during your next visit.

Preservation Hall

If you want the get the true classical feel of the New Orleans jazz scene, this is the right place for you. As this is an alcohol-free club, it is also a great option for those visiting with kids. Booking in advance is advised.

Address: 726 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116
Opening hours: Every day from 12am to 4pm, from 5pm to 7pm and from 8pm to 11pm

Des Jefes Cigar Bar

If you are more into a smoky kind of place, you can find a great diverse jazz calendar right here. From hot jazz through bebop to gypsy jazz—every night is a bit different here. True to its name, this place is actually a cigar bar, so avoid if smoke bothers you.

Address: 5535 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Opening hours: Every day from 5pm to 3am


If the weather is nice and you want to avoid over-touristy places, you should definitely try this place out. In this nice courtyard, you will find a great atmosphere and delicious food and wine, while hot jazz or string jazz is playing in the background.

Address: 600 Poland Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday from 5pm to 11pm