The French Quarter was once the epicenter of New Orleans' art scene, but since the 1990s has been joined by additional locales where art galleries are plentiful. The first to join, the Warehouse District, blossomed in the 1980s along with the establishment of the Contemporary Arts Center in the 900 block of Camp Street. Galleries now stretch the length of Julia Street and invade side streets.
French Quarter Fest wrapped up this past Sunday after an exciting weekend full of music, food and good spirits. We may be back to our everyday lives, but don’t get too comfortable. Festival season is just beginning here in New Orleans.New Orleans Live kept up with every note at FQF this year, which featured over 1,700 musicians spread amongst 23 stages throughout the quarter.
On New Orleans’ Canal Street, local culinary and music traditions live on. Farm-to-table Louisiana cuisine, including shrimp and grits and bouillabaisse, is showcased at M Bistro. And at Davenport Lounge, light fare and cocktails are served to the sounds of live jazz.The Palm Court Jazz Cafe, housed in an old French Market warehouse, has become something of a traditional Jazz Center in New Orleans. Nina Buck opened The Palm Court in 1989 to provide an enjoyable and interesting jazz atmosphere with live music, dining, music information and a collection of jazz recordings which can be played on request.The highly-successful House of Blues (225 Decatur St., 504-529-2583) opened its New Orleans venue more than 10 years ago, and it has grown into the French Quarter destination to hear nationally touring acts. In addition to the main stage, the club often has music in its restaurant or patio bar, as well as the more intimate concert hall in the adjacent House of Blues Parish, which hosts many.
Kid Merv waves to the crowd as he and his band, All That Jazz, play along the Mississippi River at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans on Friday, April 11, 2014. (Photo by Chris Granger.
I had great service and enjoyed listening to live jazz music. I had the catfish po'boy! Dustin Buss May 20, 2010. Sit on the side of the building - along the edge if N Peter. It acts like a wind tunnel, and the breeze is fantastic. Mandie Russo August 1, 2013. Soooo goooood! Shrimp and Oyster po'boy is off the chain! Harold Cade II August 30, 2015. Crawfish etouffee great! Pedro Hidalgo.
New Orleans' French Quarter may be its most secretive neighborhood. Here, in an area famous for its raucous nightlife and hedonistic abandon, there lives a community in love with the area's timelessness, its beautiful buildings and handcrafted details, its proximity to the river, and its quality as a great, walkable neighborhood of world-class restaurants and vibrant street life.
A leafy courtyard is the perfect place to relax in the warmth of the New Orleans sun while listening to live jazz and tasting the delights from the creole and Cajun buffet. Wisteria grows over the black wrought iron trellis protruding from the restaurant forming a roof over the courtyard which, in turn, is dappled with the perfect balance of shade and sunshine. Air plants grow in hangers.
Check out the only microbrewery in the French Quarter where they brew up their own food, amazing entrees and serve live jazz every night. Coterie NOLA A combination of local ingredients with a unique flair make some of the best Cajun cuisine in New Orleans at Coterie NOLA.
The 2020 French Quarter Festival and Satchmo Summerfest have been officially canceled, completing the coronavirus pandemic's sweep of all major New Orleans festivals for the year.
The tour begins at the jazz fountain at the intersection of Decatur and Dumaine Streets in the historic French Market district. These are small-group tours, making for a more comfortable, customized experience. After a brief overview of New Orleans history, your guide will lead you around the oldest neighborhood in the city, and point out the locations that have made New Orleans famous: St.
The club will expand to a larger space to serve up signature beverages and flavorful bar options offering a taste of the “Big Easy” in a lounge inspired by the French Quarter in New Orleans. And just like the French Quarter always has music playing, Scat Cat’s Club will continue to fill the room with entertainment authentic to the New Orleans story, featuring live jazz music five nights.
French Quarter Neighborhood Guide Our top 12 picks of what not to miss in this historic neighborhood. This page has expired. It may contain outdated information. Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:57 PM. As the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, the French Quarter exudes history. It houses centuries-old buildings and holds millions of stories. From museums to shops to bars and.
Jun 13, 2020 - The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife.
The Crescent City Brewhouse serves amazing beer and great food. It is the only microbrewery in the French Quarter, and you'll enjoy sampling their portfolio in the warm, relaxed atmosphere. Immerse yourself in live, local culture with jazz performed nightly by New Orleans musicians.