The Big Easy Prepares To Celebrate Its Tricentennial Year In 2018If you’ve ever been to New Orleans, you know that you emerge from it ready to tell your friends dozens of fun stories from your trip. It’s a city that’s made for memories, from the food to the drinks to the music to the silly things you did or witnessed at events like JazzFest or New Year’s Eve … [Read more...]
Nightlife and party guide on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter and locals' top spots with reviews on fun bars, live music venues, restaurants, fun events (Jazzfest, NYE, Mardi Gars...), the singles scene and things to do in and around the Big Easy.
Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Tom Petty Among PerformersJimmy Buffett is in town! He played With Dave Matthews on Friday. Will he be playing Margaritaville on Saturday!?!?The 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival features a full seven-day lineup with a music range that goes from Stevie Wonder to Snoop Dogg.The Week 1 headline performers are Harry Connick, … [Read more...]
The Big Easy Shows It Is 'Always Open'When the good times roll in New Orleans, they roll for all, and in 2017 the city that hosts an incredible series of parades leading to Fat Tuesday held a reverse Mardi Gras parade. New Orleans tourism and people from all over the community came together at New Orleans’ famous Bourbon and St. Ann streets to march together in its … [Read more...]
Big Easy Mayor Mitch Landrieu Wants Looks To Curb Street CrowdsCan you imagine begin locked in a Bourbon Street bar!? It could happen if you're in one after 3 a.m., and a proposal from New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu passes City Council. Landrieu wants to find a solution to a couple of early-morning shootings that have occurred fairly recently on and around Bourbon … [Read more...]
Fan Fest, Events The Super Dome & Bourbon StreetThe 2017 Sugar Bowl is not part of the College Football Playoff, but it's still a party. That's because in New Orleans and the game is the day after New Year's Eve! Fans of both teams – Oklahoma and Auburn – need to know to line up at the Acme Oyster House, where to go for gumbo (the Gumbo Shop), what a muffaletta is, … [Read more...]
Basketball Championship Returns To The Site Of Michael Jordan's Game-Winning ShotThe Big Easy is getting the big game. Again.In 2022, for the first time since 2012, the NCAA Men's Final Four will be held in New Orleans, The last game in the Big Easy was when Kentucky beat Kansas to win the title. The 2022 game will be the 40th anniversary of when true freshman Michael … [Read more...]