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New Orleans Music Tour

By Historic New Orleans Tours
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2h
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Highlights

  • Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square

  • Location of J&M Studio, home of the “New Orleans Sound”

  • Storyville, Basin Street Station, New Orleans Musicians Tomb

  • Tango Belt, Bourbon Street

  • Site of Old French Opera House and Preservation Hall

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Walking tour of sites associated with New Orleans music history

Know Before You Book

  • The tour is family friendly and runs rain or shine

  • Please dress comfortably for this two hour walking tour

  • Bring water to stay hydrated and an umbrella in case of rain or extreme heat

What you can expect

Explore the world's richest musical city starting in Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square, considered the wellspring of all New Orleans music. See the building that housed Cosimo Matassa's legendary J&M Studios which created the “New Orleans Sound” and gave birth to Rock 'n Roll. Next, visit early jazz incubator Storyville, Basin Street Station and the New Orleans Musicians Tomb, ending with the French Quarter's Tango Belt, Bourbon Street, site of the Old French Opera House and the ever-popular and thriving Preservation Hall. Learn the origins of New Orleans bounce music and check out the world's greatest street musicians who are carrying the flame to this very day.

Location

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Activity Location

  • New Orleans
  • New Orleans Louisiana

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Mr. Gregory's
  • 800 North Rampart Street
  • New Orleans Louisiana 70116
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