Tag Archives: Carousel Bar

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: October 10 – 16, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of October 10 – October 16, 2013 featuring: the Cindy Scott Quartet, the Robin Barnes Jazz Quartet, Irma Thomas, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the Rebirth Brass Band and the [...]

OffBeat’s Concert Picks of the Week: March 7-13, 2013

Louisiana Music on Tour Full Concert Calendar   THURSDAY, MARCH 7 Buffa’s Lounge: Aurora Nealand and Tom McDermott (TJ) 8p d.b.a.: Jon Cleary (FK) 7p, Derrick Freeman and Billy Iuso (FK) 10p Palm Court Jazz Café: Leroy Jones and Katja Toivola with Crescent City Joymakers (TJ) 8p Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Geno Delafose (ZY) 8:30p Geno [...]

New Orleans Live Music Tonight: Weekend Forecast December 7-9, 2012

Hungry for live music… Look no further. Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top shows for this weekend, December 7-9, 2012… Friday, December 7, 2012: Matt Lemmler featuring Robin Barnes, Rick Trolsen and Anders Osborne’s Holiday Spectacular (Night 1) Who: Rick Trolsen Where: Old Point Bar (map) When: 5:00 p.m. Why: Trombonist and master improviser [...]

Hotel Bars: The Classic Formula

It is said that Governor Huey P. Long had a personal stake in the construction of Airline Highway because it would cut 40 miles out of his trip from Baton Rouge to the Sazerac Bar in the Roosevelt Hotel. One of the Kingfish’s favorite haunts in his heyday, he once flew a Sazerac bartender to [...]

The Remodeled Carousel Bar Opens with Tales of the Cocktail

The Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone is ready to take on Mardi Gras, the Final Four and the Super Bowl. The historic French Quarter hangout has just received a full makeover, a project that had been in the works and finally came to fruition with its unofficial reopening on New Year’s Eve. “It’s something [...]

“Best of”–What’s It Good For? $$

Esquire Magazine just named its top bars in the country and several New Orleans watering holes made the cut. New Orleans was third in the number of bars in the “best of” list in the US, only beat out by San Francisco and New York for the most “best” bars in any city (not a [...]