Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse

It's Playtime. Grammy and Billboard Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin and Royal Sonesta Hotel 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 Hotel New Orleans. Shows begin at 8 p.m. See future performance dates

Five at Five is back for the Summer!
Enjoy $5 drinks and small bites weeknights until 7 p.m.

For 3 years Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse is named the Best Jazz Club in New Orleans by readers of Where Y'at Magazine!

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! 

Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...

Wednesdays 5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues
featuring Dana Abbott
August 6, 20, 27

Hot Jazz Review featuring the
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional "Jass" Band
August 13

Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Kris Tokarski
August 6, 14, 21, 28

Fridays 5 p.m.
The Piano Professor Series featuring
Joe Krown August 8, 15, 29
Tom Worrell 
August 22
One's To Watch Series featuring
the Capital Focus Jazz Band

August 1, 22

Friday Late Night
'Round Midnight - 2 a.m.

Burlesque Ballroom
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye
August 1, 8, 15, 22
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.


The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French
Augsut 4, 11, 18

Founded in 1910, the Original Tuxedos have the longest history of continuous performance in New Orleans. The last 25 years of its nearly 100-year history have been under the brilliant direction of Bob French and now, his nephew, Gerald French, will carry forward the raucous, irresistible sounds of classic New Orleans jazz.

Barry Stephenson August 25


The Octet August 5
Jason Marsalis August 12, 19, 27


Irvin Mayfield's NOJO Jam Session featuring the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's All Stars with Special Guests.
$15.00 Cover Charge. 

August 6, 13, 20, 27


The James Rivers Movement
August 7, 14, 21, 28



Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Shannon Powell August 2
Alexey Marti August 9
Barry Stephenson August 16
Adonis Rose August 23


Lu & Charlie's Revisited featuring
Germaine Bazzle and Peter Harris
August 3, 10, 17, 24


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show