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

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30



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

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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. 

The Birthday Concert August 4

Rocio & Reece's Pieces Wired August 11

Calvin Johnson & Native Son August 18

Noah Young Trio ft. Music of the Young Lions August 25


5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
August 5, 12, 19, 26

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

August 5, 12, 19, 26


5 p.m. 
Eric Bloom Trio
August 6, 13

The Ashlin Parker Trio 

August 20, 27



8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement 
August 6, 13, 20, 27


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Joe Krown 
August 7, 14, 21
Closed for Private Event August 28

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
August 7, 14, 21, 28


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx  with music by:
Romy Kaye & The Mercy Buckets
August 7, 14, 21, 28

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.

Brent Rose Sextet August 1

OTRA August 8

Leroy Jones Quintet August 15

Gregory Agid August 22

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show