Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse

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

MENU | Happy Hour Specials

Group functions are available at the Playhouse. Please call 504.553.2299 or email our Playhouse Manager Eileen Fernandez-Silva with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests! 
Follow the Playhouse on Facebook & Twitter @IMJazzPlayhouse


Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...


8 p.m.
Germaine Bazzle

September 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25



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

September 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19, 26

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. 

TBA September 22, October 6

Amari Ansari Quartet
September 29, October 13

Jason Marshall: From Morton to Monk October 20

 Jasen Weaver Band  October 27


5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
September 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28

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 23, 30
October 7 ,14, 21, 28


5 p.m. 

The Ashlin Parker Trio 
September 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Happy Hour Specials
Monday-Friday 5-7pm


8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement 
September 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Josh Paxton
September 25
Tom McDermott
October 2
Joe Krown
October 9, 16, 23, 30

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
September 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx  with music by:
Romy Kaye & The Mercy Buckets
September 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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.

Adonis Rose September 22

TBA September 26, October 3

OTRA October 10

Sasha Masakowski & Her New Orleans All-Stars October 17

The Session October 24

Bailey Flores October 31


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show