Music Calendar

The Maison features live music every day. Live bands start at 4PM every day and 1pm on Saturday. We feature traditional Jazz music daily during dinner until 10PM. At night, local brass and funk bands and top national touring acts rock the dance floor from 2 stages. ALL SHOWS ARE FREE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED!

Dec
4
Sun
Higher Heights
Dec 4 @ 10:00 PM – Dec 5 @ 2:00 AM
Dec
5
Mon
Chicken & Waffles
Dec 5 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
Dec 5 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing in New Orleans amongst the younger generation of musicians today. Saxophonist/vocalist Aurora Nealand has been playing in various groups in New Orleans since 2005, and the Royal Roses, founded in 2010, is her first venture as a bandleader. The Royal Roses draw their repertoire heavily from Sidney Bechet, Django Reinhart and traditional jazz of New Orleans. Comprised of some of the finest young players on the New Orleans music scene today, the Royal Roses are seeking to breath new energy, arrangements and compositions into this genre of music while exploring and learning from its rich history and tradition. They‘ve performed in New Orleans at the French Quarter Festival, Satchmo Festival and Preservation Hall, as well as in NYC at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. Their first album “A Tribute to Sydney Bechet: Live at Preservation Hall” was released in 2011 to national acclaim. Current members are: Aurora Nealand (vocals/saxophone), David Boswell (trumpet), Matt Bell (vocals/guitar), Bill Machow (piano), Josh Gouzy (bass), Nathan Lambertson (bass) and Paul Thibodeaux (drums).

 

RESERVE A TABLE FOR THIS SHOW!
Mutiny Squad
Dec 5 @ 10:00 PM
Dec
6
Tue
Geovane Santaos Brazilian Jazz Quartet
Dec 6 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Gregory Agid Quartet
Dec 6 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Trad jazz clarinetist Greg Agid got his New Orleans start at the Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp, being mentored by luminaries like Alvin Batiste and Kidd Jordan. Infusing the rhythms and sounds of the musicians that have gone before him with his personal experiences and tastes, Agid sees himself as part of the great musical continuum that is New Orleans. His mission is to move the sound to its logical next step while delighting audiences throughout the city with his sprightly, effervescent clarinet performances. He takes the stage with his quartet every Tuesday at Maison on Frenchmen, plus appearing with Delfeayo Marsalis’s Uptown Jazz Orchestra at Snug Harbor on Wednesdays. He’s also a frequent guest at the Spotted Cat and Mimi’s in the Marigny.

Brasszilla
Dec 6 @ 9:30 PM
Dec
7
Wed
Swamp Kitchen
Dec 7 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Dec 7 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

In 2009, the original New Orleans Jazz Vipers morphed into two new bands, Joe Braun’s The New Orleans Jazz Vipers and the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings featuring six former Jazz Vipers. You can hear both bands playing regularly on Frenchmen Street in New Orleans, and both have released new CDs available at their websites.

The original New Orleans Jazz Vipers were a popular and active band in New Orleans for many years, pioneers of the Frenchmen Street scene, with a twice-weekly residency at the Spotted Cat 2003 to 2009. Noteable festival appearances included the Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Lincoln Center Midsummer Night Swing and the Monterey Jazz Festival (in September 2005). Part of the unique sound of the Jazz Vipers came from the fact that they rarely used any amplification. The sound of the band was at the same time retro, full of energy and unpretentious, with both up-tempo dance numbers and well-chosen ballads; it has been aptly described as neo-trad-jazz. The band received many awards in Louisiana including the Gambit’s “Big Easy” award in 2005 for “Best Traditional Jazz Band,” and Offbeat Magazine’s “Best of the Beat” award in 2004 for “Best Traditional Jazz Album” (for the album “Live on Frenchmen Street”). In 2001 and 2003 they won the “Best of the Beat” award for “Best Emerging Traditional Jazz Band.”

 

RESERVE A TABLE FOR THIS SHOW!
Dana Abbott Band
Dec 7 @ 9:30 PM
Dec
8
Thu
The Good For Nothin’ Band
Dec 8 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Good For Nothin’ Band is to the New Orleans music scene what Al Capone was to the Chicago Mafia, ” The Enforcer of Wow “ the hot bang club, original, defying cultures, tastes, genres, and decor, sacrilege in all its perfection, a feast for the soul of wayfaring pilgrims searching for the Un-Holy Grail of seedy salvation. This pack of rouge delinquents will decapitate your senses with songs and music crafted from utter mayhem and sheer debauchery. The lucky pilgrim who ventures into the room with these deplorable angels with leave molecularly scathed, never to be integrated into normalcy again, forever changed to roam the earth in the fog of delightful Whiggery. When in Nola, seek out these degenerate scallawags and drink in the groove shadows of this notorious city of wonder as they bombard you with their infamous musical tales of the city of dreams. The Good For Nothin Band , coming to your local sleaze palace and insane asylum.

 





good for nothin

Roamin’ Jasmine
Dec 8 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dysfunktional Bone
Dec 8 @ 10:00 PM – Dec 9 @ 12:00 AM

In August 2012, a new sound emerged from New Orleans, La, known as Dysfunktional Bone. Since then, Dysfunktional Bone has been playing frequently on Frenchmen St. and across southern Louisiana, wowing audiences with their high energy set. Blending a powerful horn-heavy frontline with a rocking rhythm section, Dysfunktional Bone combines Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, the J.B. Horns, original Nola funk, and much more into one action packed set. 

Justin Pardue – trombone/vocals
Jonathan Lyons – tenor sax/vocals
Jimmie Reamey – trumpet/vocals
Pete Roze – guitar
AJ Alluli – keys
Miles Lyons – sousaphone
Brendan Bull – drums

Dec
9
Fri
Kala Bazaar Swing Society
Dec 9 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Swing Dance Class with the Swinging Gypsies
Dec 9 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Shotgun Jazz Band
Dec 9 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Resident Aliens + The Big Easy Brawlers
Dec 9 @ 10:00 PM

10pm – The Resident Aliens (Funk)
12am – Ashton Hines & The Big Easy Brawlers (Brass/Funk)

Dec
10
Sat
Chance Bushman & The Ibervillianaires
Dec 10 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Led by song and dance man Chance Bushman, the Ibervillianaires match tap and jazz dance with the party music of yesteryear. The band’s repertoire runs the gamut from classic New Orleans jazz to rock and roll, encompassing tight arrangements, blues-infused solos, and freewheeling collective improvisation. Consummate entertainers, the Ibervillianaires will have you singing along, bouncing out of your chair, and dancing in the street!.

The Swamp Donkeys
Dec 10 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Smoking Time Jazz Club
Dec 10 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

SMOKING TIME JAZZ CLUB IS A NEW ORLEANS BASED TRADITIONAL JAZZ BAND REVIVING THE MUSIC OF THE 1920S AND 30S FOR TODAYS LISTENERS, SWING DANCERS AND JAZZ FANS.

THE BAND WAS FORMED IN 2010 IN THE MUSICAL GUMBO THAT IS NEW ORLEANS. RIDING THE CREST OF THE FRENCHMEN STREET SWING RENAISSANCE THEY FIND JOY AND INSPIRATION FROM THE CITY AND THE MUSIC WRITTEN BY THE GREAT TURN OF THE CENTURY ARTISTS WHO MADE JAZZ THE LIVING CULTURAL LEGACY IT IS TODAY.

 

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FuFu All Stars + Gene’s Music Machine
Dec 10 @ 10:00 PM

10pm – Fu Fu All Stars (Brass)
12am – Gene’s Music Machine (Funk)

Dec
11
Sun
Swingin’ Jazz Brunch with Chance Bushman & The NOLA Jitterbugs
Dec 11 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NOLA Jitterbugs is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and (yes!) innovation of Traditional American Music and Dance.

Tuba Skinny
Dec 11 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Royal Street Winding Boys
Dec 11 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
New Orleans Swinging Gypsies
Dec 11 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Higher Heights
Dec 11 @ 10:00 PM – Dec 12 @ 2:00 AM
Dec
12
Mon
Chicken & Waffles
Dec 12 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
Dec 12 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing in New Orleans amongst the younger generation of musicians today. Saxophonist/vocalist Aurora Nealand has been playing in various groups in New Orleans since 2005, and the Royal Roses, founded in 2010, is her first venture as a bandleader. The Royal Roses draw their repertoire heavily from Sidney Bechet, Django Reinhart and traditional jazz of New Orleans. Comprised of some of the finest young players on the New Orleans music scene today, the Royal Roses are seeking to breath new energy, arrangements and compositions into this genre of music while exploring and learning from its rich history and tradition. They‘ve performed in New Orleans at the French Quarter Festival, Satchmo Festival and Preservation Hall, as well as in NYC at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. Their first album “A Tribute to Sydney Bechet: Live at Preservation Hall” was released in 2011 to national acclaim. Current members are: Aurora Nealand (vocals/saxophone), David Boswell (trumpet), Matt Bell (vocals/guitar), Bill Machow (piano), Josh Gouzy (bass), Nathan Lambertson (bass) and Paul Thibodeaux (drums).

 

RESERVE A TABLE FOR THIS SHOW!
The Key Sound
Dec 12 @ 10:00 PM
Dec
13
Tue
Slick Skillet Serenaders
Dec 13 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Gregory Agid Quartet
Dec 13 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Trad jazz clarinetist Greg Agid got his New Orleans start at the Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp, being mentored by luminaries like Alvin Batiste and Kidd Jordan. Infusing the rhythms and sounds of the musicians that have gone before him with his personal experiences and tastes, Agid sees himself as part of the great musical continuum that is New Orleans. His mission is to move the sound to its logical next step while delighting audiences throughout the city with his sprightly, effervescent clarinet performances. He takes the stage with his quartet every Tuesday at Maison on Frenchmen, plus appearing with Delfeayo Marsalis’s Uptown Jazz Orchestra at Snug Harbor on Wednesdays. He’s also a frequent guest at the Spotted Cat and Mimi’s in the Marigny.

Corporate America
Dec 13 @ 9:30 PM
Dec
14
Wed
Dinosaurchestra
Dec 14 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Dec 14 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

In 2009, the original New Orleans Jazz Vipers morphed into two new bands, Joe Braun’s The New Orleans Jazz Vipers and the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings featuring six former Jazz Vipers. You can hear both bands playing regularly on Frenchmen Street in New Orleans, and both have released new CDs available at their websites.

The original New Orleans Jazz Vipers were a popular and active band in New Orleans for many years, pioneers of the Frenchmen Street scene, with a twice-weekly residency at the Spotted Cat 2003 to 2009. Noteable festival appearances included the Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Lincoln Center Midsummer Night Swing and the Monterey Jazz Festival (in September 2005). Part of the unique sound of the Jazz Vipers came from the fact that they rarely used any amplification. The sound of the band was at the same time retro, full of energy and unpretentious, with both up-tempo dance numbers and well-chosen ballads; it has been aptly described as neo-trad-jazz. The band received many awards in Louisiana including the Gambit’s “Big Easy” award in 2005 for “Best Traditional Jazz Band,” and Offbeat Magazine’s “Best of the Beat” award in 2004 for “Best Traditional Jazz Album” (for the album “Live on Frenchmen Street”). In 2001 and 2003 they won the “Best of the Beat” award for “Best Emerging Traditional Jazz Band.”

 

RESERVE A TABLE FOR THIS SHOW!
In Business
Dec 14 @ 9:30 PM
Dec
15
Thu
The Good For Nothin’ Band
Dec 15 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Good For Nothin’ Band is to the New Orleans music scene what Al Capone was to the Chicago Mafia, ” The Enforcer of Wow “ the hot bang club, original, defying cultures, tastes, genres, and decor, sacrilege in all its perfection, a feast for the soul of wayfaring pilgrims searching for the Un-Holy Grail of seedy salvation. This pack of rouge delinquents will decapitate your senses with songs and music crafted from utter mayhem and sheer debauchery. The lucky pilgrim who ventures into the room with these deplorable angels with leave molecularly scathed, never to be integrated into normalcy again, forever changed to roam the earth in the fog of delightful Whiggery. When in Nola, seek out these degenerate scallawags and drink in the groove shadows of this notorious city of wonder as they bombard you with their infamous musical tales of the city of dreams. The Good For Nothin Band , coming to your local sleaze palace and insane asylum.

 





good for nothin

Asylum Chorus
Dec 15 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dysfunktional Bone
Dec 15 @ 10:00 PM – Dec 16 @ 12:00 AM

In August 2012, a new sound emerged from New Orleans, La, known as Dysfunktional Bone. Since then, Dysfunktional Bone has been playing frequently on Frenchmen St. and across southern Louisiana, wowing audiences with their high energy set. Blending a powerful horn-heavy frontline with a rocking rhythm section, Dysfunktional Bone combines Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, the J.B. Horns, original Nola funk, and much more into one action packed set. 

Justin Pardue – trombone/vocals
Jonathan Lyons – tenor sax/vocals
Jimmie Reamey – trumpet/vocals
Pete Roze – guitar
AJ Alluli – keys
Miles Lyons – sousaphone
Brendan Bull – drums

Dec
16
Fri
Eight Dice Cloth
Dec 16 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Swing Dance Class with the Swinging Gypsies
Dec 16 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Shotgun Jazz Band
Dec 16 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Raw Deal + The Big Easy Brawlers
Dec 16 @ 10:00 PM

10pm – Raw Deal (Funk)
12am – Ashton Hines & The Big Easy Brawlers (Brass/Funk)

Dec
17
Sat
Chance Bushman & The Ibervillianaires
Dec 17 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Led by song and dance man Chance Bushman, the Ibervillianaires match tap and jazz dance with the party music of yesteryear. The band’s repertoire runs the gamut from classic New Orleans jazz to rock and roll, encompassing tight arrangements, blues-infused solos, and freewheeling collective improvisation. Consummate entertainers, the Ibervillianaires will have you singing along, bouncing out of your chair, and dancing in the street!.

Leah Rucker
Dec 17 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Smoking Time Jazz Club
Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

SMOKING TIME JAZZ CLUB IS A NEW ORLEANS BASED TRADITIONAL JAZZ BAND REVIVING THE MUSIC OF THE 1920S AND 30S FOR TODAYS LISTENERS, SWING DANCERS AND JAZZ FANS.

THE BAND WAS FORMED IN 2010 IN THE MUSICAL GUMBO THAT IS NEW ORLEANS. RIDING THE CREST OF THE FRENCHMEN STREET SWING RENAISSANCE THEY FIND JOY AND INSPIRATION FROM THE CITY AND THE MUSIC WRITTEN BY THE GREAT TURN OF THE CENTURY ARTISTS WHO MADE JAZZ THE LIVING CULTURAL LEGACY IT IS TODAY.

 

Book now!
Kumasi + Fu Fu Allstars
Dec 17 @ 10:00 PM

10pm – Kumasi (Afrobeat)
12am – Fu Fu Allstars (Brass)

Dec
18
Sun
Swingin’ Jazz Brunch with Chance Bushman & The NOLA Jitterbugs
Dec 18 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NOLA Jitterbugs is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and (yes!) innovation of Traditional American Music and Dance.

Luneta Jazz Band
Dec 18 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Eight Dice Cloth
Dec 18 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Brad Walker
Dec 18 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Higher Heights
Dec 18 @ 10:00 PM – Dec 19 @ 2:00 AM
Dec
19
Mon
Chicken & Waffles
Dec 19 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing in New Orleans amongst the younger generation of musicians today. Saxophonist/vocalist Aurora Nealand has been playing in various groups in New Orleans since 2005, and the Royal Roses, founded in 2010, is her first venture as a bandleader. The Royal Roses draw their repertoire heavily from Sidney Bechet, Django Reinhart and traditional jazz of New Orleans. Comprised of some of the finest young players on the New Orleans music scene today, the Royal Roses are seeking to breath new energy, arrangements and compositions into this genre of music while exploring and learning from its rich history and tradition. They‘ve performed in New Orleans at the French Quarter Festival, Satchmo Festival and Preservation Hall, as well as in NYC at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. Their first album “A Tribute to Sydney Bechet: Live at Preservation Hall” was released in 2011 to national acclaim. Current members are: Aurora Nealand (vocals/saxophone), David Boswell (trumpet), Matt Bell (vocals/guitar), Bill Machow (piano), Josh Gouzy (bass), Nathan Lambertson (bass) and Paul Thibodeaux (drums).

 

RESERVE A TABLE FOR THIS SHOW!
Vegas Cola
Dec 19 @ 10:00 PM
Dec
20
Tue
Shynola
Dec 20 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM