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
June 4, 11, 18, 25
Swamp Kitchen
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Paul Longstreth
June 5, 12, 19, 26
Lady Sings the Blues ft. Dana Abbott  July 10, 17, 24, 31

Fridays 5 p.m.
The Piano Professor Series featuring
Tom Worrell June 20
Jeff "Snake" Greenberg 
June 27
Joe Krown July 11, 18
Josh Paxton July 25

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

Burlesque Ballroom
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye
June 13, 20, 27; July 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.


The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French
June 2, 9, 16; July 7, 14, 21, 28

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.

Carl LeBlanc June 23


Barry Stephenson June 10
The Mumbles June 17
Robin Barnes June 24
Rex Gregory July 1
Peter Harris Trio July 8
The Roamin' Jasmine July 15
Jason Marsalis July 22, 29


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

June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


The James Rivers Movement
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 10, 17, 24, 31



Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown
June 6, 13, 20, 27
July 11, 18, 25


Salute to Summer featuring the Marine Corps Band New Orleans Jazz Combo June 21

Adonis Rose July 12
Guitar Slim Jr. July 19
Joe Krown plus Walter "Wolfman" Washington July 26


Lu & Charlie's Revisited featuring
Germaine Bazzle and Peter Harris
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 13, 20, 27


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show