Music & Recording

Everyone knows New Orleans invented Jazz, some argue we invented funk too (thanks to the Meters). And, every great musical artist knows that unique New Orleans sound.

Did you know thousands of Grammy and International music award winners, legendary pop artists, 30,000 live gigs per year, and tax incentives designed to grow music businesses are also part of the New Orleans music environment?

There’s no other city like it.

New Orleans Rankings


city for creatives

#1 City for creatives, City of New Orleans / SmartAsset, 2016




coolest city

#4 Coolest City / Forbes, 2017




festivals and events

35+ internationally acclaimed festivals and events year-round such as Mardi Gras, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival, VooDoo Fest and ESSENCE® Fest



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