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.

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
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Kris Tokarski
October 2, 16, 23, 30

Fridays 5 p.m.

The Piano Professor Series featuring
Joe Krown
October 3, 10, 17, 24
Tom Worrell 
October 31

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

Burlesque Ballroom
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye
October 3, 10, 17
The Burlesque Beauties and Kristina Morales
October 24
Halloween Burlesque Ballroom October 31
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
October 6, 13, 20, 27

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.



Jason Marsalis October 7

NOJI Master Series
Steve Masakowski presents: A Tribute to Led Zepplin October 14
Victor Atkins presents: A Tribute to Nirvana October 21
Ed Petersen presents: A Tribute to Queen October 28



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

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


The James Rivers Movement
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31


Bill Summers October 4
Don Vappie October 11
Glen David Andrews Jazz Trio October 18
Adonis Rose Quintet October 25



Lu & Charlie's Revisited featuring
Germaine Bazzle and Peter Harris
October 5, 12, 19, 26


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show