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

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31


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

May 4, 11, 18, 25

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. 

Ashlin Parker May 5

Derrick Freeman May 12

Robin Sherman May 19

Quiana Lynell May 26


5 p.m.
Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
May 6, 13, 20, 27

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

May 6, 13, 20, 27


5 p.m. 
Matthew Clark & Arsene DeLay May 7, 21

Joshua Starkman May 14

Jenna McSwain May 28



8 p.m. 

The James Rivers Movement May 7, 14, 21, 28


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Joe Krown May 1, 8, 22, 29
Josh Paxton May 15

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye 
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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.

Thomas Pol, Brad Walker, Davy Mooney & Stephen Gordon 
May 2

The Ella & Louie Tribute Band
May 9

Kristina Morales & The Bayou Shufflers May 16

Tribute to Bessie Smith ft. Roamin' Jasmine May 23

Khari Allen Lee May 30

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show