New Orleans Jazz Tour: Exploring Historic Nightlife
4.7
286 Ratings
New Orleans
Experience the vibrant nightlife of New Orleans on a jazz tour. Immerse yourself in the origins and culture of jazz, visit historic clubs, and enjoy live performances by local musicians.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Louis Armstrong Park - Our music tour of New Orleans begins just outside the French Quarter at the historic and beautiful Louis Armstrong Park in the Tremé neighborhood. Within the park, we will talk about the historical origins of jazz and discuss one of the jazz greats, Armstrong himself.
What's Included
  • Insider tips on local attractions and dining
  • Tour historic Louis Armstrong Park
  • Experience a local’s favorite hangout spot
  • Live music enjoyment with a drink of choice
  • Guidance by a local English-speaking music aficionado
What's Not Included
  • Additional drinks
  • Food
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide and the musicians
Additional Information

The nightlife of New Orleans is unparalleled due to its exciting music circuit. The city offers an abundance of live music, spanning authentic dixieland, big brass, and numerous other jazz styles, originating from the birthplace of this coolest music genre. Our journey will take you to a 19th-century neighborhood renowned for top-tier music and bars. We will enjoy a couple of beers at some of our preferred local hangouts and invite you to appreciate the skills of some of the city’s prime local musicians. An evening in ‘The Big Easy’ is truly an unmatched experience.

  • Travelers under 21 years of age are not permitted to join this tour.
  • By joining this tour, you will be helping to contribute to the livelihoods of local musicians in the jazz clubs we visit, allowing them to earn a decent wage and continue doing what they love to do.
Location
701 N Rampart St
North Rampart Street
Louis Armstrong Park (Entrance to the park, under archway), 701 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70116
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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(286 Ratings)
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Jenaet
Mar 23, 2024
Amazingly refreshing and generous tour - Cayge the guide was amazingly knowledgeable shout all things jazz and her love and passion for New orleans. She was incredibly thoughtful to the questions and needs of the group and I would recommend this tour to anyone with even a passing interest in jazz or anyone that would like to know more about New orleans which is handier if u know some small things about jazz. Please do yourself a favour and have Cayge as your guide!!!
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325janah
Mar 20, 2024
So fun!! - This jazz tour was so amazing. Cayge made it super fun and so informative. The music stops were incredible! Highly recommended!!
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Lmd1963
Mar 20, 2024
Cayge is awesome! - Many thanks to Cayge! She was outstanding. Very knowledgeable about jazz and New Orleans! Took us to some great places to listen to jazz! We loved every minute!
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D5397bcelainec
Mar 19, 2024
A must! Energy is infectious - Cayge was a phenomenal tour guide. The tour provided a deep history of jazz and showcased the various versions Jazz can take. The bands we went to see were amazing and the energy was infectious. Cayge even shared with us her Jazz playlist.
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Jamiesg8666zb
Mar 16, 2024
Wonderful and educational experience! - We learned so much about the beautiful history of jazz! Our tour guide Çayge clearly knows her stuff! Not only was she able to provide insight about how jazz came to be but was super knowledgeable when answering all the questions we had too. The evening kicked off with a walk through the Louis Armstrong Park where she explained to us the historical figures of jazz. Then, we visited two lively jazz clubs that had bands with different styles. My favorite part was when Çayge pointed out specific musical patterns to listen for. The complimentary drink was also a nice touch! All in all, we learned so much about the colorful history of jazz. Definitely recommend this tour to all music and history lovers!
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Lynetteleigh
Mar 15, 2024
Great jazz intro - Great tour with Val. She was such a knowledgeable and personable guide-we were able to check out a jazz place on Frenchman street and she made many recommendations from where to eat, where to listen to great music, and other places of interest.
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N2708pnscottd
Mar 15, 2024
Good music, good time - Great time in the quarter! Learning about and Listening to Jazz. Cayge, our guide, knows her stuff. Highly recommend this tour
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B3883bibeverlyw
Mar 11, 2024
Great tour and Cayge is a terrific guide! - I thoroughly enjoyed learning from and listening to Cayge! Her knowledge and enthusiasm made a great tour 👍 I’d love to do it again.
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Trailblazer799608
Mar 11, 2024
Great way to get to know jazz history = New Orleans history, and have fun. - Excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable on history and a nice person to talk to and interact with. Nice visit to Congo square, Louis Armstrong Park, and walk through the city ending on a great jazz night and tasty drinks.
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Kathleen_b
Mar 18, 2024
We Felt Mislead - We did not really get to see much jazz. We felt like we were mislead. We started in the park, and it was interesting, but I think we wanted to get moving from there to see all the jazz places. We kept passing all kinds of music!
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