Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse

It's Playtime. Grammy and Billboard Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin and Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly present Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse. The best jazz club in New Orleans showcases New Orleans' greatest Jazz talent and serves your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue on the lobby level of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. Shows begin at 8 p.m.

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Group functions are available at the Playhouse. Please email our Playhouse Manager Eileen Fernandez-Silva with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests! 
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Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...


8 p.m.
Germaine Bazzle & Peter Harris Trio

May 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28


8 p.m. 
The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Founded in 1910, the Original Tuxedos have the longest history of continuous performance in New Orleans. Gerald French carries this century old band forward playing the raucous, irresistible sounds of classic New Orleans jazz for all to enjoy.


8 p.m. 

Ricio & Reece's Pieces June 2

The Jumbo Shrimp Band June 9

Pat Casey & The New Sound featuring Robin Barnes June 16

The Birthday Concert led by Ashlin Parker June 23



5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
June 3, 10, 17, 24

8 p.m. 
Grammy award-winning Irvin Mayfield's NOJO Jam Session featuring the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's All Stars with Special Guests
$15.00 Cover Charge

June 3, 10, 17, 24


5 p.m. 
Jason Butler June 4

Davy Mooney June 11

Playhour (talent TBA) June 18, 25



8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement June 4, 11, 18, 25


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Joe Krown May 29, June 5, 19, 26
David Reis June 12

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
May 29
June 5, 12, 19, 26


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye 
May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26

A modern spin on a classic 1960's Bourbon Street Burlesque Show with a rotating cast of soloists all
performing classic strip tease to live music, bringing quality Jazz & Burlesque back to its original home on Bourbon Street.


8 p.m.

Khari Allen Lee May 30

OTRA June 6

Calvin Johnson & Native Son
June 13

Caleb Curtis Trio June 20

Roamin' Jasmine June 27

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show