1. Preservation Hall
Housed in a single wooden room with bare floors and limited seating, the Jaffe family and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have been keeping jazz alive in the city since 1961. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, the venue offers three 45 minute shows each night featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, which has performed everywhere from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to Coachella. Tickets may be purchased online or at the box office.