NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A one-of-a-kind party taking place at Bar Marilou — the recently opened cocktail bar and lounge in New Orleans and the first US project from Quixotic Projects (behind popular Paris bars Les Grandes Verres, Le Mary Celeste, Candelaria, Glass and Hero).

Bar Marilou’s New Year’s Eve party will feature an open bar with passed canapes from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. A live jazz band trio will perform from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., before DJ Tristan Dufrene takes over from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Throughout the evening, there will also be various interactive performances including an acrobat duo, Snake Charmer and Burlesque performer Xena Zeitgeist, a contortionist and Drag Artist MaryBoy.

Tickets are $95/person for standing room and $150/person for seated, and will be available at