Jazz up the night

February 1, 2005

Unwind after a long day at the convention center with nightlife that only New Orleans can provide. Stroll down Bourbon St. or check out one of these hot spots.

Live music Bourbon Street Blues Club

441 Bourbon St.; (504) 566-1507

Pat O'Brien's 718 St. Peter St.; (504) 525-4823

This hangout for the university crowd is a world-famous establishment with six exciting areas for you to have fun, making it a great entertainment venue.

Tipitina's Uptown501 Napoleon Ave.;(504) 895-8477

Enjoy live performances.

Snug Harbor626 Frenchman St.; (504) 949-0696

Offers a relaxed setting and cool jazz.

Preservation Hall 726 St. Peter St.; (504) 522-2841

Many talented jazz musicians perform here.

Gaming fun Harrah's

400 Canal St.; (504) 533-6000

Bally's Casino Lake-Shore Resort

One Stars and Stripes Blvd.;

(800) 572-2559

Features 30,000 square feet of games.

On the Mississippi The Natchez

(504) 586-8777

You can enjoy a dinner buffet and The Dukes of Dixieland Jazz band performing live on this paddlewheeler.

Creole Queen or the Cajun Queen

(504) 524-0814

Great dinner cruises that are romantic and fun.

Paint the town Bombay Club

830 Conti St.; (504) 586-0972

Great martinis and conversation, live jazz, good food and dancing.

Mulate's201 Julia St.; (504) 522-1492

Features peppy Cajun sounds seven nights a week. There's also a restaurant serving fine Cajun cuisine.

Patout's Cajun Cabin

501 Bourbon St.; (504) 529-4256

Features upbeat rhythms of live Cajun Zydeco, Cajun food (including 25-cent oysters with red bean dip and Cajun salsa), Cajun dance lessons, late-night dancing and more with a down-home feel.

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