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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
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Garden District Tour
"On this tour we will explore the lavish Antebellum section of New Orleans that was the original city of Lafayette our first American city.   Stroll through this elegant neighborhood that was built in the 1800s to rival the beauty and splendor of the French Quarter. We start this tour at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery where many movies are film including the former homes of Anne Rice and Nicholas Cage.  We will also see the home were Jefferson died along with other treasures on this 2 hour long walking tour."""Join us for this 2-hour walking tour of New Orleans Historic Garden District.title=Highlights&1=Explore+the+local+streets+on+a+walking+tour+of+the+city&2=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&3=Led+by+a+local+guide""
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Preservation Hall Tips (7)

The Preservation Hall Experience - Part II

One thing you will instantly be aware of when you visit New Orleans, is that it is a city which thrives on music--JAZZ and ZYDECO among the most popular!! Music is in the air in every part of the...
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starship
Mar 14, 2016

The Preservation Hall Experience - Part I

Jazz musicians and the famous strolling jazz funerals of New Orleans have been depicted in countless movies like James Bond, but there is nothing like experiencing this music firsthand! Preservation...
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starship
Mar 14, 2016

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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Paul2001
Dec 28, 2014

Come to hear the Jazz Masters

Admission to Preservation Hall is first come-first seated. No advance tickets, no reserved seating. There are six wooden benches, and a series of pillows on the floor. If you are not one of the lucky...
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TravellerMel
Jul 13, 2008

Jazz at Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall is the reason New Orleans exists today. It is authentic, historical, raw, and unmatched. I did not feel as close to New Orleans as I did while sitting on the small bench listening to...
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msbrandysue
Oct 20, 2007

Preservation Hall and All That Jazz

I had wanted to hear the Preservation Hall Jazz Band for years and years, so when I finally got to do so in 2001, it was almost like a pilgrimage for me.Preservation Hall is just a dusty little...
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Rixie
Apr 05, 2003

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall is this little run down room in the french quarter. it was built as a house/residence in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter in 1750 and over the years has been a tavern and is...
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Nov 17, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Preservation Hall

Things to Do

Bourbon Street

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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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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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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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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Getting to Preservation Hall

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726 St Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Hours

  • Sunday 12:00 to 17:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Monday 12:00 to 17:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 to 17:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 to 17:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Thursday 12:00 to 17:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Friday 12:00 to 17:00
    18:00 to 19:00
    20:00 to 23:00
  • Saturday 12:00 to 17:00
    18:00 to 19:00
    20:00 to 23:00

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