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

September 6, 13, 20, 27



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

September 7, 14, 21, 28

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. 

Brad Walker Quartet Sept. 1

OTRA September 8

Jasen Weaver Band Sept. 15

TBA September 22

Amari Ansari Quartet Sept. 29


5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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

September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


5 p.m. 

The Ashlin Parker Trio 
September 3, 10, 17, 24


Happy Hour Specials
Monday-Friday 5-7pm


8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement 
September 3, 10, 17, 24


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Josh Paxton
September 4, 25
Tom Worrell
September 11 ,18


8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
September 4, 11, 18, 25


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx  with music by:
Romy Kaye & The Mercy Buckets
September 4, 11, 18, 25

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.

TBA September 5, 19, 26

Adonis Rose September 22

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show