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Blue Nile

532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-948-2583
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Great music, strong (but simple) drinks

Don't expect anything fancy, but if you want a well poured drink and some great live jazz, come... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kabir S
via mobile
Live Music

We saw Micah McKee and Little Maker and they were awesome. No cover. They had Abita Purple Haze and... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
elhoff1021
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't expect anything fancy, but if you want a well poured drink and some great live jazz, come here!

Thank Kabir S
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We saw Micah McKee and Little Maker and they were awesome. No cover. They had Abita Purple Haze and Amber on tap! We got there early, it wasn't too busy. Got a table easily. Don't forget to tip the musicians!

Thank elhoff1021
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We ducked in out of the rain on a busy night, as a parade was coming through on Frenchmen street. It was not yet busy in the bar though. For some reason they had no wine that I would drink, so I reluctantly ordered a...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Live music, a full bar and a dance floor - what else could you ask for? This was another great stop made along Frenchman St. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We came here after Voodoo Fest and had such a great time. The music, atmosphere, and people made the overall experience amazing. The jazz band (forgot their name) was great and had us dancing nonstop for a while.

Thank Gaby M
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

On our first trip to New Orleans we hit the blue nile up and the music was awesome. Later when the headliner was getting ready to perform it got really crowded, but the atmosphere and the vibe was to good to let being crowded bother...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The live band was great, wait staff were friendly and their drink specials were amazing! I had a lot of fun dancing and jamming out to the blues

Thank Nikesh K
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We spent most of our evenings on Frenchman Street and enjoyed a band at the Blue Nile. They have plenty of room to dance and enjoy the music, making this a great venue. The variety of music differs from band to band and you can...More

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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
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Reviewed 1 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
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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
...More
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