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BMC Balcony Music Club

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BMC Balcony Music Club
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Balcony Music Club (or "BMC") is conveniently located on the corner of Esplanade and Decatur. Although this music venue is in the French Quarter, and it isn't technically on Frenchmen Street (one block away), it's definitely a part of the Frenchmen...more
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1331 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2609
French Quarter
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Our favorite place for music. The group called Lifesavers were so much fun! Perfect location. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank valerieo387
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Visited during a recent Stay in NOLA - what a place. As honest and true a 'Live Music' venue and as you will ever get. The bands performing were 'Top draw' and authentic, which coming from England to this legendary city was exactly what we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Hello. My husband and I (both mid/late thirties) wandered in for a night cap on our way to our hotel and ended up staying for to hours plus. It was Tuesday eve and the band was two guitarists, a pianist and a drummer. Was weird...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A fabulous live music venue on Decatur Street with awesome bands, a dance floor and no cover charge. Jazz, R&B, Funk, Rock and Roll...it was all covered over the course of the two evenings I visited (Saturday and Sunday nights). Tip the bands and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice bar!!!!! Excellent live music and very good drinks and cocktails!!! We had a good time there

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CristinaC829
BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks Cristina, really happy you enjoyed yourself, looking forward to seeing you again...soon! :)

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be there for the set of #harlemrivernoise. Amazing cocktails, incredible music & dancing. Check this place out!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freedom147895
BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Appreciate it Freedom! Whenever they're on tour, Kyle Lacy & Harlem River Noise, make it a point to appear at BMC, and like you, we're lucky to experience the epitome of showmanship! Hope to see you soon, thanks again! :)

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time listening to music in this joint. The drinks were honest and the music was rocking… Granted that counts for most of the Frenchman area this place was a lot of fun.

Date of experience: June 2018
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BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks salesguytoo, glad you enjoyed yourself, and hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We nipped in here for a quick drink as the band looked good and they were brilliant. It was Lil Red and Big Bad and they were excellent, especially the singer and the saxophonist. I ordered a glass of wine and whilst the wine was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank suzannebrady
BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Appreciate it Suzanne! Lil Red & Big Bad are truly special, and we're happy that they're chosen BMC for Monday night residency! Btw, we certainly understand your struggle with drinking wine out of a plastic cup, thanks for your indulgence, and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Always a blast stopping in to this club. the live entertainment is up close and a good jam! A home like bar atmosphere makes it a must stop for us when we visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tami S
BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks Tami, agreed...nothing like live entertainment jamming up close and personal! You're always home at BMC, we'll see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 29 June 2018

There was no cover. It was a good bar (with specialty drinks worth $10. I had a nice echolocate-based drink that was deliciously heavy on the liquor) and it seemed like people knew each other (so, it was a neighborhood bar). I was walking down...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rosa S
BMC1331, General Manager at BMC Balcony Music Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks Rosa! With no cover, reasonably priced drinks, and great bands, we're happy you chose BMC! Lil Red & Big Bad are truly special, the heart (and soul) that she puts in every performance (for 7 years now), is unmatched! We're fortunate to have them...More

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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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sambrown1997
4 March 2018|
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Response from BMC1331 | Property representative |
Yes, 21 and over with valid ID.
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ohiorazorback
11 March 2016|
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Response from bmc13312015 | Property representative |
Absolutely...doors open at 5pm with our 2/1 drink specials, followed by Lil Red & Big Bad @ 6pm, and Will Funk @ 10pm. We'll meet you at the Center Of The Universe....BMC!!!
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ohiorazorback
10 March 2016|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Maybe check NOLA Website for listing of events
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