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Maple Leaf Bar

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Address: 8316 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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+1 504-866-9359
15:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 03:00

Popular college hangout known for its live funk, jazz, blues and rock...

Popular college hangout known for its live funk, jazz, blues and rock music.

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Elbow to elbow

People came early, most got asked to leave and re-enter to pay the cover. We were next door checking out the works of Frenchy on display. So much of his work is musical that is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Florence, AL
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Florence, AL
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People came early, most got asked to leave and re-enter to pay the cover. We were next door checking out the works of Frenchy on display. So much of his work is musical that is just seemed like a good opener. $20 a head is the going rate for a late Tuesday Night experience that has become legendary. That's the... More 

Thank Americana29
Darwin, Australia
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93 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Out of the way but easy to get to on the St Charles street car. Beautiful ride past grand homes. Maple leaf is a grass roots local bar and venue. It hosts some pretty amazing music from funk to traditional and acid jazz. If you are lucky the delightful SHEILA will be out front offering up home cooked local dishes.... More 

1 Thank Ashley W
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84 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

One of the more popular ways to spend a Tuesday night in New Orleans is to visit the Maple Leaf when the Rebirth Brass Band is playing. And they do- every Tuesday night. The energy was so fun. The drinks were not too expensive. The crowd was having alot of fun. Everyone was so friendly, too. Outside there was a... More 

1 Thank doug001
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Want more to experience more of NOLA? Real NOLA? Get out of Bourbon street take a cab over to P-Town and go straight to the Maple Leaf! Won't look like much from the outside but you fall in love with its gritty yet chill atmosphere. Tuesdays. Big Brass. Rebirth. Say no more. Just GO!

1 Thank A1313Y R
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went on a Sunday night to see the Joe Krown Trio and both the bar and band were phenomenal. If you are looking for a true, local music experience away from the hustle and bustle this is the place!

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Footscray, Australia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Rebirth brass band was great! We got an Uber out of the city to this place after we heard how much fun it would be and boy were we gkad we did. It was the musinc we came to New Orleans to see and we had a great night with a lot of other people!

1 Thank mrstickles
San Diego, California
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364 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

we had hears so much about the rebirth brass band but to me it was just very loud and the place was so crowded it was impossible to move after hearing other live music around NOLA these guys to me were not nearly as good, i prefer the older classier jazz music i guess, maybe if i did not fell... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tuesday nights the Rebirth Brass Band plays here. You MUST get there early or expect to stand in a LONG line! This band is phenomenal and they have even played live for the Obama family and won a Grammy! A must see in my opinion if you visit NOLA! Check them out and you wont be disappointed!

1 Thank honest11247
Jackson, MS
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place was great. The music area of the Bar is very small and can be cramped. I went to see George Porter, Jr. on a Monday night. This was some of the best music I've ever heard. Music is kinda loud...if you are sensitive to loud music you may want to bring some ear plugs. But overall the place... More 

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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205 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

An incredibly popular band, Rebirth Brass has played at the Maple Leaf Bar every Tuesday since 1990. If you hate full body contact with strangers, wait until after the first set (around 12:15am) to attend. Regulars love to dance and drink and will move in a way that will clear enough dance floor for their special moves. Rebirth is a... More 

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