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. 

  • Admission to The Jazz Playhouse is offered to walk-in's on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • 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.
  • The Jazz Playhouse MENU

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



The Jazz Playhouse is excited to announce it now offers Preferred Seating that can be booked online so you can now reserve seats at your leisure!

  • 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 rows closest to 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.
  • Walk-ins at The Jazz Playhouse are still accepted and normal seating (non-preferred seating) is always offered at a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Purchase of Preferred Seating does not guarantee front row seating for any shows before or after the purchased performance.
  • With the introduction of this new process, The Jazz Playhouse will no longer offer reserved seating throughout the evening.
  • Reservations are not required.

 RESERVE Preferred Seating for June shows RESERVE Preferred Seating for July shows


Host your group function at The Jazz Playhouse! For groups of 8 or more please call 504.553.2299 or email with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests!


Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...



Open Sunday-Thursday 4PM-12 midnight, Friday & Saturday 4PM-2AM.