Located in the French Quarter, Preservation Hall was created as a sanctuary to protect and honor traditional music, a place where New Orleans musicians could play New Orleans jazz. A 200+-year-old building houses a sepia-toned, early 20th century style cabaret hall filled with old portraits of jazz musicians hanging on watermarked stone walls.
Music lovers sitting on wooden benches and on the floor are transported to another time by traditional jazz performances played by veteran musicians in their 70s and 80s and their many protégés. Regular acts of note include Gregg Stafford, Shannon Powell, The Tornado Brass Band and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
Music lovers from around the globe flock to this traditional jazz institution in the French Quarter to hear the music of New Orleans jazz legends.