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Tipitina's

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Address: 501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA LA 70115
Phone Number: +1 504-895-8477
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Thu - Sat 21:00 - 02:00

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World Class - a must

This is a really super place - World-class music venue. Great music and a wonderful line-up of performers. However beware - no food apart from from some snacks from a machine and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Blissfield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had been here a few years ago to a Sunday night cajun dance and came back for a Rebirth Brass Band show. The shoulder to shoulder, standing only, restless crowd was not our cup of tea. Waited a long time for the show to start only to find out there was an opening band (and they were quite good).... More 

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Almeria, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a really super place - World-class music venue. Great music and a wonderful line-up of performers. However beware - no food apart from from some snacks from a machine and - importantly - EVERY person who wants to enter MUST have full ID

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mimmom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

When there are no refunds even when the band you paid to hear doesn't show up. Hate to bad-mouth an institution, but that is just wrong. I'm out $73 and get no music. Pissed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My first experience at Tipitina's was excellent. If you know how to act and are respectful when traveling, you'll have nothing but a good time at Tipitina's catching world-class acts at an awesome venue. The staff puts up with a lot of BS from drunk people and entitled people, so show them some respect, because they are working their butts... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Tipitina's is a New Orleans classic! Locals love it, tourist love it... you just have to go. Large space with several bars and an upstairs area, an overall super comfortable setting with easy stage views. Foundation Free Friday Concert Series throughout the summer is absolutely the BEST! Great music && no cover! That area of uptown is great too. Lots... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We rented out the mezzanine for a private event (the night before our wedding) and then paid for our guests to stay for the concert in a VIP area. Such a cool, unique and authentic experience and a totally unforgettable night for us and our family and friends. Nancy & Mary were great to work with in planning the event... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We travelled to New Orleans for a week and no trip to NOLA is complete without taking in a great place for music. We took a cab from our hotel - and were excited for the evening. We had gone there about 5 years ago with our kids - and saw Dr. John just before he was inducted into the... More 

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GypsyinGypsum
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Great venue for a live show, we saw Bonerama..great show. The only drawback is there are no seats, you have to stand the entire time, and hold your spot. The bartenders were great, friendly people overall, and the support the local youth music programs....go there at least once when you vist, well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Tipitina's is an excellent place to see a live show. Multiple bars and quick service for a sold out Karl Denson show during Jazz Fest. Can't wait to go back to Tips!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We went to a reunion concert in aid of Hurricane Katrina victims and it was a rare and wonderful experience. Everybody has played this venue at some time and music history is made at every gig. We had been warned that the area around was a bit dodgy but we were not aware of any potential problems when we walked... More 

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Staying in Garden District

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Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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