1331 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA, US
Capacity: 400 Age Limit: 21
Bio: Balcony Music Club (BMC) located on the corner of Esplanade and Decatur Street. Though it’s actually in the French Quarter and isn’t technically on Frenchmen, it’s definitely a part of the Frenchmen culture! A great place to pop in for a drink, BMC also offers good food and entertaining live bands! Blues to Brass, you'll find it at BMC! Comfortable temperature control, excellent sound and lighting system, along with friendly bartenders and crew, makes this venue a Trip Advisors favorite! The inside/outside Patio Bar is a must for the low key, sports fans, or select bourbon and scotch connoisseurs! Lush greenery is the backdrop for the weather proof tv monitors and cool breezes on the outdoor patio. BMC is the live music lovers ideal place to listen to great bands! No cover charge ever at the BMC! Conveniently located between Frenchmen and the French Quarter, it's the ideal meeting place for mature adults. Layout BMC opens up into a spacious room with the bar and dance floor between the stage and tables set up in the center of the room. To the left of the stage, those passing by can catch a glimpse of performers. You can continue into the next room where you’ll find the patio bar complete with wide screen monitors, delicious items on the menu, and an open air court yard! Music You'll find a wide range of music at BMC including New Orleans style jazz, brass, blues, funk and rock and roll! The music lineup often starts much earlier than the rest of Frenchmen St, so you can get started closer to midday and happy hour! There's never a cover at BMC, which equates to more fun money, while enjoying the best of the local musicians who frequently stop in to join the band sets! Food/Drink The live bands are the main draw for this venue, but the friendly staff, great food, and relaxing atmosphere is only a few of the reasons why this venue is among Trip Advisors most popular destinations! Crowd On any given night of the week or weekend, there's always a good mix of music live music lovers! Earlier in the day, blues or jazz acts are popular! Nights are designed with funk and brass in mind! Because the venue is larger, it’s often not as cramped as some venues in the area! However, get there early, otherwise you likely won’t find seating, therefore be ready dance the night away! Your French Quarter first and last stop, affectionately known by locals and friends, as the "Center Of The Universe", its the Balcony Music Club aka BMC!