The Jazz Playhouse

It's Playtime. Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly presents The Jazz Playhouse, the best jazz club in town showcasing New Orleans greatest Jazz talents and serving originally crafted cocktails and appetizers inspired by New Orleans Jazz culture in a luxurious and intimate venue on the lobby level of the hotel.

You never know who might grace the stage on any given night at The Jazz Playhouse!



  • Admission to The Jazz Playhouse is offered to walk-in's on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Complimentary General Admission.
  • VIP Preferred Seating Reservations are available for purchase below.
  • Walk-ins at The Jazz Playhouse are accepted and normal seating (non-preferred seating) is always offered at a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Nightly Jazz, please check out the monthly schedule.
  • The Jazz Playhouse does require a one drink minimum, per person per set for all shows. 
  • Guests must be at least 21 years old to enjoy the show.





Host your group function at The Jazz Playhouse!

Book online to reserve VIP Preferred Seating!

  • Preferred seating costs $20.00 per person and allows guests to arrive at their leisure up until 30 minutes past the starting time of the show and guarantees seating in the front sections near the stage.
  • Includes complimentary sparkling or still water.
  • There is only a limited number of preferred seats available daily.
  • Purchase of preferred seating still requires a one drink minimum, per person per set for all shows.
  • Maximum number of seats limited to 7 per reservation.
  • For groups or private event requests of 8-49 people please email or call 504.553-2299 with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests!
  • For buyouts or private events 50 people or more, please email or call 504-553-2205 and a Catering Sales Manager will assist in planning your event.


The Jazz Playhouse is currently closed due to city safety guidelines.