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Frenchmen Street, New Orleans
(4.4/5 based on 7,000+ reviews on the web)
The center of New Orleans' live music scene, Frenchmen Street boasts a high concentration of nightclubs, most of which offer free admission to their nightly concerts. Still relatively unexplored by casual tourists, the street's clubs and bars stay open into the wee hours of the morning, with a varied music menu that includes jazz, blues, and reggae. The area is home to numerous restaurants, and caters to late-night diners. As you wander down the street, notice the typical New Orleans architecture of single-story Creole cottages and gable-roofed Creole townhouses. This entertainment district is easily accessible from almost anywhere in town, with taxis on constant patrol all through the night, every day of the week. Plan your Frenchmen Street visit and explore what else you can see and do in New Orleans using our New Orleans tourist route planner.
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  • There are at least 5 bar restaurants here that have live music and no cover charge. Music ranged from jazz rock to country western. My favorite spot had a group that include a harmonica player - one o...  more »
  • Good entertainment,very different from Bourbon street, had street entertainment, craft galleries, family friendly atmosphere. 
  • Lots of choices for Jazz music and shops. Great area to walk around both during the day as well as at night.