Music Legacy Tour

Walk through the scenic French Quarter and hear the stories and music of early jazz pioneers, 50's R&B, jazz funerals and more.

You will be amazed and surprised by the different elements that make New Orleans undoubtedly the birthplace of jazz, from the drumming and dancing of enslaved African vendors on Sunday afternoons to the Creole Opera legacy. Your musician guide will play tracks from a hand held speaker to emphasize his stories. Learn more about what it entails to be a working musician in the big easy today.
Time & Duration:

2 hours


Adults $25
Students with ID $20

  • ‍Opera in New Orleans
  • Preservation Hall
  • Jazz funerals
  • Basin Street blues
  • Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong
  • Storyville
  • The house of the Rising Sun
  • Congo Square
  • Armstrong Park
  • R&B and Rock’n’Roll
  • Nola music scene today

Tip: Book our tours at the beginning of your stay, if possible, to take full advantage of our recommendations.

  • Tours go out rain or shine.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
Photo Credit:
Julie Verlinden Photography