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The Funky Pirate Blues Club

727 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
+1 504-523-1960
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Glorious Blues you Must Experience on Bourbon Street!

Jazz and Brass Bands, Rock and Zydeco in every possible direction . . . For Blues the Funky Pirate... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2013
CherelleDay
,
Old Tappan, New Jersey
via mobile
Loved the Funky Pirate

Great Blues, safe atmosphere, fair drink prices. Went in & enjoyed great music many times during... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2013
GTRGibson
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Gainesville, FL
via mobile
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727 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
French Quarter
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Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Jazz and Brass Bands, Rock and Zydeco in every possible direction . . . For Blues the Funky Pirate is the go-to essential! No matter if you prefer to elbow yourself a spot inside, wait for space between sets, or simply get a beer or...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

Great Blues, safe atmosphere, fair drink prices. Went in & enjoyed great music many times during our 4 night stay.

1  Thank GTRGibson
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

We always hit the Funky Pirate whenever we visit New Orleans. Mark and the Pentones are fantastic and a great band to while away the afternoon/early evening with. They never fail to put on a great show, and depending on how 'happy' Mark gets, will...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2013

We dropped in early just after four on Friday and caught willie lockett and the all purpose blues band with billy gregory...they had a good mix of blues..roadhouse,muddy waters,and they take requests. It was our first time seeing them and have to do it again.

1  Thank cajunyank
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

VERY DISAPPOINTED! We were there the Sunday night of June 9th and received the WORST service ever at your location and on the entire street. I am a frequent customer of your bar. We are always there watching Bigg Willie and the All Purpose Blues...More

1  Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 11 June 2013 via mobile

Big Al Cranston is a must see. Entertaining and the crowd is great. We visited three consecutive nights. You will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 9 June 2013

What a great bar..We are from Canada and had a blast..Big Al Carson was just amazing. He was not only talented but a great entertainer as well..His band was perfect. So far this has been the best time of our whole vacation!!!

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Reviewed 9 June 2013

If you are visiting or a native, you HAVE to see Gary Brown perform! He is a truly talented sax player and he plays full of soul, love, and joy! The music is diverse and Gary will blow you away with his talent. He is...More

1  Thank Gbrow10
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

The music here was good more blues than jazz in mi opinion which is very good to have a different place where to choose. The place is very casual and drinks were average and that's why they were cheap too. It's a decent place where...More

1  Thank Elinadallas
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

This blues spot was kind of crowdy and the band playing did a decent job. I was simply not excited because I've seen better down the street (Fritzel, Maison Bourbon). In addition, the hurricanes we ordered, although cheap, did only have a squint of alcohol...More

1  Thank Pauak
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
...More
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Maryann W
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Response from Mark P |
Thanks for supporting the Funky Pirate,the longest running blues bar in New Orleans. The Pentones play Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4-8 and Sunday 8:30 til close. Big Al is still working on getting better. Cya soon !
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