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Blue Nile

532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-948-2583
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What a place!

Spent our best evening in NOLA here with some of the best music I’ve ever seen. We were lucky that... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
via mobile
The premier place for music in Nola

I can't believe I haven't rated this place yet! If you visit (or live in) New Orleans and want... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Columbus, Ohio
via mobile
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532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
+1 504-948-2583
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Spent our best evening in NOLA here with some of the best music I’ve ever seen. We were lucky that the Brassaholics were playing whilst we were in town who are simply one of the best. Two bars make getting served OK but it could...More

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I haven't rated this place yet! If you visit (or live in) New Orleans and want incredible music you must head to Frenchmen Street...and for sure go to the Blue Nile! For me this is the best place for authentic, original music...More

Thank ShanStorm
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome venue to see Kermit Ruffin and his band. Great music and good time meeting people and making new friends. My husband and I danced, I danced alone, and I danced onstage with a group of girls that I just met that night. Everyone was...More

Thank SC_Owlgirl
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We got there early and not full, the band was great and we stayed for 40 minutes, space to move and seating as well, good range of beer. Great way to end the day and relax

Thank Grommet22
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband and I had fun dancing and people watching. The drinks were NOT stingy with the alcohol and everyone from the servers to the other patrons were friendly. It's a fun place. We were there at about 8:30pm till about 10pm and it was...More

Thank MagMagoo
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went here because a local told us to. It was kind of average but I did like the balcony. The Funk band was good, but I was looking for more classic NOLA jazz.

Thank DJ913
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun watching live music here. Very upbeat and great drink prices. The place gets packed by 11 so get there early.

Thank LauraE10
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Would have loved to listen to music, but some electrical issues preventing them.from.playing. Now that wasn't there fault but keeping us there for an hour and not saying anything was.

Thank ski4me45
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a great experience here. The driver who dropped us off here, he gave us a tour of the surrounding area that the local singer Kermit Ruffin lives and performs at. Once we reach the Blue Nile, Kermit Ruffin was getting...More

Thank Andes B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went to see NOLA legend Kermit Ruffens. $15.00 a head for a great artist like Kermit, at a classic NOLA culb. Can't be beat. The bartenenders are helpful, and we managed to make our way to the front of the stage. Laid back that...More

Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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