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Blue Nile

532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-948-2583
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Great venue and jazz music

We got there early and not full, the band was great and we stayed for 40 minutes, space to move and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
Prepare to dance!

My husband and I had fun dancing and people watching. The drinks were NOT stingy with the alcohol... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“brass band” (11 reviews)
532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
+1 504-948-2583
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there early and not full, the band was great and we stayed for 40 minutes, space to move and seating as well, good range of beer. Great way to end the day and relax

Thank Grommet22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had fun dancing and people watching. The drinks were NOT stingy with the alcohol and everyone from the servers to the other patrons were friendly. It's a fun place. We were there at about 8:30pm till about 10pm and it was...More

Thank MagMagoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here because a local told us to. It was kind of average but I did like the balcony. The Funk band was good, but I was looking for more classic NOLA jazz.

Thank DJ913
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun watching live music here. Very upbeat and great drink prices. The place gets packed by 11 so get there early.

Thank LauraE10
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Would have loved to listen to music, but some electrical issues preventing them.from.playing. Now that wasn't there fault but keeping us there for an hour and not saying anything was.

Thank ski4me45
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a great experience here. The driver who dropped us off here, he gave us a tour of the surrounding area that the local singer Kermit Ruffin lives and performs at. Once we reach the Blue Nile, Kermit Ruffin was getting...More

Thank Andes B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went to see NOLA legend Kermit Ruffens. $15.00 a head for a great artist like Kermit, at a classic NOLA culb. Can't be beat. The bartenenders are helpful, and we managed to make our way to the front of the stage. Laid back that...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We heard this cool cat playing as we walked by, we backed up, and walked in. Wow!!! I had never heard authentic blues live. This dude was the amazing!!!! The vibe was laid back but the bar stools are a bit uncomfortable easy fix though...More

Thank Deemark
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy going down to Frenchman St when in NOLA. Bars and music are plentiful and great. This location is a great music venue. Open floor plan with room to move. Beer selection is strong as well. I will be back to Blue Nile next...More

Thank Will1989
Reviewed 8 April 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...More

Thank bluesjlp
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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