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Published Date: Monday, December 18, 2017

Royal Sonesta New Orleans’ The Jazz Playhouse presents 

“A New Year’s Eve Party featuring The Brass-A-Holics” to Ring in 2018

NEW ORLEANS (December 11, 2017)—Award-winning, landmark hotel Royal Sonesta New Orleans is set to ring in New Orleans’ Tricentennial Year in classic style, with the return of its popular New Year’s Eve jazz performance celebration. This year, the hotel’s live music venue The Jazz Playhouse presents “A New Year’s Eve Party featuring The Brass-A-Holics” on Sunday, Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open promptly at 8:30 p.m.


Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly continues to bring spectacular live jazz and other inspired musical performances back to Bourbon Street inside The Jazz Playhouse, located on the hotel's lobby level. Once again, traveling visitors and local revelers alike can countdown to 2018 with a memorable evening of dancing and live entertainment by The Brass-A-Holics in the heart of the French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street. Playhouse guests will also experience handcrafted libations such as the French 75, the Original Highball and the Champagne Cocktail, plus a special champagne toast at the stroke of midnight, sponsored by Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne.


Tickets for both General Admission and VIP experiences are available and include the following amenities:


General Admission for $125:

-Premium open bar with themed cocktails

-Hors d'oeuvres and premium buffet

-Champagne toast at midnight sponsored by Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne


VIP Admission for $200:

-Ensures Premium Seating within reach of the band

-Premium open bar with themed cocktails

-Hors d'oeuvres and premium buffet

-Champagne toast at midnight sponsored by Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne


The event’s featured entertainment, The Brass-A-Holics, provide a musical experience unlike any other. Since 2010, the band has been taking its unique sound and style all around the world. Steeped in the deep musical culture of New Orleans, the band brings a heavy dose of Washington D.C.’s go-go funk to the New Orleans brass sound with its use of trumpet, trombone and saxophone instrumentation, coupled with full percussion, keyboard, bass and electric guitar. The result is both captivating and unique.  


Admission to this intimate New Year’s Eve entertainment event is limited. Tickets are available here.


For updates and information on the event, follow The Jazz Playhouse on social media @JazzPlayhouse or call 504-553-2299.  To view a full entertainment schedule and more visit


About Royal Sonesta New Orleans:

Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter and steps away from some of the city’s finest shopping and visitor attractions, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hub of authentic jazz, vibrant night life and refined southern design. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, including Restaurant R’evolution, Bar R’evolution, The Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le Booze and PJ’s Coffee Café. In addition to world-class amenities, Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of recently updated meeting and special event space. With 483 newly appointed rooms, including 36 suites, the luxurious hotel is one of nearly 70 properties within Sonesta. For more information, visit or call 504-586-0300.