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.

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
March 4, 11, 18, 25

Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Ryan De Sade Way March 5
Davy Mooney & Joshua Starkman 
March 12

The Carl Leblanc Duo March 19
Jason Butler March 26


Fridays 5 p.m.

The Piano Professor Series
Joe Krown  March 3, 27
Tom Worrell February 27, March 13

Josh Paxton March 20


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

Burlesque Ballroom
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye
February 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27
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 
on Bourbon Street.



The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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


NOJO Homecoming Series ft.
The Jasen Weaver Band

March 3
The Emily Fredrickson Quintet
March 17
Jeronne Ansari 5tet
March 24
Ashlin Parker & Trumpet Mafia
March 31


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

March 4, 11, 18, 25


The James Rivers Movement
March 5, 12, 19, 26


Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown
February 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27


Derek Douget
February 28

NOJO Homecoming Series ft.
The Victor Atkins Quintet

March 7
Ed "Sweetbread" Petersen 
March 14
The Eric Lucero Latin Project
March 28

Khari Allen Lee Album Release Party March 21


Germaine Bazzle & Peter Harris Trio
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show