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New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
"New Orleans Music & Heritage Tour begins at Louisiana Music Factory 421 Frenchmen Street the most musical street in New Orleans!Meet your guide Keith (a Louisiana Record Man with more than 20 years Record Business experience) and he will introduce you to the culture of New Orleans. The aural-visual walking tour is accompanied by blue 2nd Studio home of Cosimo Matassa. The former banana warehouse was home to masterful recordings that made up the ""New Orleans Sound"" as professed on vinyl by the likes of Allen Toussaint the Meters and Lee Dorsey. From this location we turn on Chartres Street and pay a visit to the boyhood home of Danny Parker. Along with his rambunctious and bawdy singing wife Blue Lu we learn how a single man can save New Orleans Brass Band heritage.Next are stops in the Place de Armes Preservation Jazz Hall a stroll down Bourbon Street to Mister New Orleans before we head to J&M Studios the ""Home of Rock N' Roll.""Stops in Armstrong Park include Congo Square and Louis Armstrong statue. As we are in the Treme
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New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
"New Orleans Music & Heritage Tour begins at Louisiana Music Factory 421 Frenchmen Street the most musical street in New Orleans!Meet your guide Keith (a Louisiana Record Man with more than 20 years Record Business experience) and he will introduce you to the culture of New Orleans. The aural-visual walking tour is accompanied by blue 2nd Studio home of Cosimo Matassa. The former banana warehouse was home to masterful recordings that made up the ""New Orleans Sound"" as professed on vinyl by the likes of Allen Toussaint the Meters and Lee Dorsey. From this location we turn on Chartres Street and pay a visit to the boyhood home of Danny Parker. Along with his rambunctious and bawdy singing wife Blue Lu we learn how a single man can save New Orleans Brass Band heritage.Next are stops in the Place de Armes Preservation Jazz Hall a stroll down Bourbon Street to Mister New Orleans before we head to J&M Studios the ""Home of Rock N' Roll.""Stops in Armstrong Park include Congo Square and Louis Armstrong statue. As we are in the Treme
From $25.00
 
New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
"New Orleans Music & Heritage Tour begins at Louisiana Music Factory 421 Frenchmen Street the most musical street in New Orleans!Meet your guide Keith (a Louisiana Record Man with more than 20 years Record Business experience) and he will introduce you to the culture of New Orleans. The aural-visual walking tour is accompanied by blue 2nd Studio home of Cosimo Matassa. The former banana warehouse was home to masterful recordings that made up the ""New Orleans Sound"" as professed on vinyl by the likes of Allen Toussaint the Meters and Lee Dorsey. From this location we turn on Chartres Street and pay a visit to the boyhood home of Danny Parker. Along with his rambunctious and bawdy singing wife Blue Lu we learn how a single man can save New Orleans Brass Band heritage.Next are stops in the Place de Armes Preservation Jazz Hall a stroll down Bourbon Street to Mister New Orleans before we head to J&M Studios the ""Home of Rock N' Roll.""Stops in Armstrong Park include Congo Square and Louis Armstrong statue. As we are in the Treme
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Bourbon Street Tips (52)

Just be smart

It seems like on Bourbon Street and also the French Quarter they have their own little money making scams going. Just be cautious. Don't walk around alone, use your common sense and you'll have a lot...
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KrisG11
Jul 28, 2016

shoe shinning scam

My friend and i am moving to Florida and stopped by bourbon st. He got 40 dollars from us because he asked us about a free boot polish and put shampoo on our boots wiped it off and demanded 20 dollars...
xvenumjr
May 31, 2016

Just walk around and watch the weirdness happen

Wild few days in Nola ... it's a whole different vibe at night .. lots of bars, restaurants and people partying all hours of the day. It's a wild place and you have to be careful ... stay together and...
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chattygirl7491
May 02, 2016

Bourbon Street - Party Central in New Orleans

Bourbon Street is the core of New Orleans' nightlife. It is a street that runs the length of the historic French Quarter, and is lined with bars, nightclubs, and souvenir shops. For parents traveling...
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mikelisaanna
Jan 05, 2012

CHECK OUT THE VARIOUS MUSIC VENUES ON B ST.

While in New Orleans it seemed to be just a big party town all the time...of course the biggest attraction for me was the music..The music being played just seemed to be everywhere and whatever type...
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DennyP
Oct 10, 2011

Pat O'Brien's

Yes, yes, I know, this has tourist trap written all over it. Well guess what, I didn't care. All three times I've visited I've made Pat O's a stop on my list. Each time it has been worth it.This place...
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moirholj
Apr 04, 2011

Maybe there's something in the air....

That just brings out the crazy in a gal! Whether you jump in and participate or not, how can you go to New Orleans and not check out Bourbon street? Check out by day, then check out by night.It's...
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garridogal
May 30, 2010

Fun Loud Party

Bourbon Street was a lot of fun. We enjoyed watching the street performers, musicians and colorful people. The gift shops, strip clubs, and bars with rock and roll pouring out led to the street......
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apbeaches
Apr 03, 2010

Bourbon Street

The party doesn't stop here! We thought we would check it out during Mardi Gras and it was amazing. The buildings are beautiful, this strip is a bit tacky but unique. Many Voo Doo shops line the...
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sabogg01
Sep 28, 2009

To Bourbon or not to Bourbon?

For some, Bourbon Street is a destination. For others, it's to be avoided at all costs. The good news for both camps is that if you've come to New Orleans to party, you've found the place. If you've...
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goodfish
Jul 21, 2009

bourbon street

many visitors to new orleans come to party on world famous bourbon street. this historic street is lined with bars, restaurants, and strip clubs. bourbon street is a very interesting place to visit in...
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doug48
May 25, 2009

The one and Only BOURBON STREET!

As long as you are not a "holy roller" you have to at the bare minimum walk up and down Bourbon St one time in your life. Do it after it gets dark, but before midnight any day of the week, Saturday...
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leo.weeks
Apr 11, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bourbon Street

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Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall is one of New Orleans' most famous attractions but it is also a very hard one to categorize. It is only open from 8pm to 11pm when a very superb collection of jazz musicians perform...
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Le Petit Theatre

**UPDATE 4/28/13 - When I last visited New Orleans, I was saddened to see that Le Petit has shuttered her doors... :-( The original corner building was designed in 1789 by Gilberto Guillemard and...
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Jackson Square

Any direction you look, you will get a picturesque view. The statue is worth taking a picture or two (or five) of. Say hello to the carriage pulling donkeys. Stop and admire the street performers....
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St. Louis Cathedral

This was our second visit to New Orleans and we hung outside the church on Sunday morning till after service so we could get a quick look inside. We were only inside for about 10 minutes. There was a...
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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, St. Louis Cemetery #1 was founded in 1789. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the burial sites are elaborate above ground vaults and...
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1850 House - Louisiana State Museum

While you're walking around Jackson Square you'll see the 1850 House which is apart of the Louisiana State Museums. "The Upper and Lower Pontalba Buildings, which line the St. Ann and St. Peter...
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Getting to Bourbon Street

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Bourbon Street spans13 blocks from Canal St., to Esplanade Ave.

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