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Blue Nile

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: 532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
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+1 504-948-2583

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Best singer of our visit

Walked in and heard a fantastic singer Mykia Jovan Soft clear voice sings blues and a little pop....She is a local with a big future ahead I hope. The venue is an open floor... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Palm Bay Florida
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Palm Bay Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in and heard a fantastic singer Mykia Jovan Soft clear voice sings blues and a little pop....She is a local with a big future ahead I hope. The venue is an open floor with a stage that seems to highlight local talent

Thank RogerPsz
Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a break from Bourbon Street, head over to Frenchmen Street for some live blues or soul music. Blue Nile is always a reliable bar for great music and a fun atmosphere. Trombone Shorty and a few other famous artists frequently perform there.

Thank CandieTravels
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Monday night and saw the Brass-a-Holics. What an amazing experience and a phenomenal band to see if you are looking for a high energy brass band with no cover charge!!

Thank edwardpK563US
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

amazing live jazz music which you can dance to or just sit back have a few drinks and just listen. the drinks were great and bartenders were very friendly. probably my favourite jazz bar on frenchman street

Thank Ankit K
Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

With lots of choices on where to listen to music and partake, this was a solid pick on our stroll down Frenchmen St. A great sounding band playing different styles of music and in of the largest rooms to get comfortable and relax. With many places on Frenchmen, walk along the whole three blocks and let the music take you... More 

Thank Larry F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Horrible! My two friends and I all bought drinks from the Blue Nile Balcony upstairs on 1/20/17 and something was wrong with each of them. They are obviously filling liquor bottles with water and liquor. My gin and soda tasted like perfumed water. My friend's Grey Goose was definitely not that and my other friend's tequila drink was very watered... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We caught Kermit Ruffins set at Blue Nile on December 30th, and was it ever worth it! The venue was definitely crowded for the show so I would definitely recommend getting there early for any show. Luckily the bar has some bargains and great choices for beer and cocktails.

Thank raoulduke1977
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great beer selection, great music, great service! We always have fun at The Blue Nile, music acts are well curated and you really can't go wrong. Go see any band here and enjoy!

Thank Tenkey59
Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stopped in and found they had a great Jazz band playing. Ordered a couple cold PBRs and listened for over an hour. Plan to return again for more of the same,

Thank zimmys57
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Heard good things about this place - don't know my blues and jazz well but pretty chill environment, we saw a band come on at about 11:30pm. We got there around 11. It gets really packed quickly so get in early if you want a seat or a good view!

Thank Hiuy S

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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 destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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