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Sep 6, 2012 - Musings    No Comments

Travel Experience: Frenchmen Street

There’s never a bad day to listen to music in New Orleans and they’ve got something for jazz or blues lovers. The most well-known music scene though is Frenchmen Street. Every venue you go to will have their lineup posted on the window so you can find band that suits your taste. Don’t like what’s playing at one place? Then there are plenty of other places to go to. Don’t like any of the places that night, try the next day. There’s literally live music every day of the week and, if you start feeling cramped, take a step outside and listen to the brass band performing on the corner.

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Sep 5, 2012 - Musings    No Comments

Travel Experience: Carousel Bar

One of the awesome things about New Orleans is that everyone is super friendly and no one cares if you ask weird, potentially inappropriate questions.

After listening to some awesome music at Frenchmen Street, Jill and I along with two other people, were debating where we wanted to go to next. We had already hit up a cool prohibition-era themed bar that had tap dancing and, of course, live music. Where to next? I had already experienced all I wanted of Bourbon Street the night before, so I was looking for something a little different The night was still young, so our tour guides took us to Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone.

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