Blue Nile

Rock Club, Jazz Club, Bar
532 Frenchmen St (btwn Decatur St & Chartres St)
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 948-2583



  • Khris Royal & Dark Matter on Wed, Reggae on Thurs, & Mainline band on Sun. All good deals!
  • One of the BEST music venues in Nola!
  • We love Kermit Ruffin's new early evening gigs (fridays @ 7pm)
  • Big Sam's Funky Nation on Friday night!
  • Cheap strong drinks, unpretentious crowd, colorful musicians. Cool place!
  • Reggae Night every Thursday!!
  • Tuesdays Open Ears music series is hosted in Blue Nile's upstairs space. The free weekly show features avant-garde, often improvised, sets from musicians. All donations go to the Artists.
  • Go to Frenchman street over Bourbon street for the music any day
  • Check out the amazing FABUdance class by Cherylyn T.
  • DJ T-Roy!!! Reggae Every Thursday!!!
  • Awesome place to go out and dance !! A live band plays then the dj takes over!
  • Old School night was a great time!!!!
  • The first bar I ever went to in New Orleans. You never forget your first.
  • Play Gambits 2012 Bar Stampede at Blue Nile and you could win $1,000 in New Orleans bar tabs. Look for the secret code word in this bar to enter to win. Promotion ends December 30, 2012
  • We love catching the Washboard Chaz Trio at the Blue Nile, Saturdays at 7 pm.
  • While the godiva martini is amazing it's overpriced and we were kicked out of our bar seats for the "owner". If I was the owner I wouldn't be kicking out paying customers from seats not too smart.
  • Kris Royal on Wed nights. Blow baby, blow.
  • Best Bartender ever Ollie!! Ask for him.
  • Catch the Bottoms Up Blues Gang if you can.
  • Fun place to hear live music. Pay the cover for the main room, try to go on Friday night when Kermit Ruffins is performing.

Nearby places

508 Frenchmen St (btwn Decatur & Chartres St)
623 Frenchmen St (Royal Street)
606 Frenchmen St (at Chartres. St.)