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

July 12, 19, 26
Sold Out July 5


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

July 6, 13, 20, Closed July 27

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. 

Jeronne Ansari Sextet July 7

Roamin' Jasmine July 14

Robin Barnes July 21

Closed July 28



5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
July 1, 8, 15, 22, Closed July 29

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

July 1, 8, 15, 22, Closed July 29


5 p.m. 
The Ashlin Parker Trio July 2, 9
Closed July 16, 23, 30



8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement 
July 2, 9

Closed July 16, 23, 30


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Joe Krown July 10, 24, 31

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
July 10, 17, 24, 31

Sold Out July 3


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx  with music by:
Kristina Morales 
July 10
Romy Kaye & The Mercy Buckets July 17, 24

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.

The James Rivers Movement 
July 11

The Birthday Concert July 18

OTRA July 25

11 p.m.

Tank & The Bangas and Casey Benjamin aka Stutzmcgee 
July 4

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show