Trixie Minx Burlesque Ballroom By Spanish Moss StudiosNEW ORLEANS (press release) – Royal Sonesta New Orleans announced today its 2021 theme French Quarter Revival, celebrating the return of business and tourism to the city. The award-winning hotel, located in the heart of the French Quarter, is leading the revival with a slate of pop-up events including a lineup of performances in its world-renowned music club, The Jazz Playhouse.

“French Quarter Revival is the perfect theme for Royal Sonesta New Orleans as we celebrate the return of revelry to our beloved city,” said Al Groos, General Manager of Royal Sonesta New Orleans. “As a landmark location in the French Quarter, we are thrilled to offer events that appeal to locals and visitors alike, showcasing the food, music and unique culture of New Orleans.”

Known for serving up iconic local jazz, specialty craft cocktails and delectable small bites, The Jazz Playhouse offers a complete entertainment experience. For the first time since the pandemic shut-down, guests can enjoy special event performances at The Jazz Playhouse, including pop-up shows by Big Sam’s Funky Nation every Wednesday night; Brass-A-Holics on Thursdays; and Burlesque Ballroom with Trixie Minx on Fridays.

In addition, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is hosting a series of events throughout the hotel property including Sonesta Sundays poolside parties featuring music, cocktails and specialty menu items. For more refined experiences, look no further than Restaurant R’evolution, including Chef John Folse’s “April in Paris” intimate dinner, The Macallan Social for Scotch and cigar aficionados, and a Mother’s Day brunch grand celebration.  Make it a staycation and save with the French Quarter Fling package featuring rooms starting at $149 per night plus complimentary parking.

For more information and to reserve event tickets, please visit our full event listing here. To learn more about the French Quarter Fling package and to book your stay, please visit here.  Royal Sonesta New Orleans remains committed to the safety of our guests and employees with our Stay Safe with Sonesta initiative. For full Stay Safe program details, please visit