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Reid Poole Duo 7:00 pm
Reid Poole Duo
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Reid Poole Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Trumpet player Reid Poole performs with various accomplished musicians at the Little Gem.
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Music! Music! Music! Featuring David L. Harris, Victor Atkins, Jasen Weaver, Jamison Ross and Leroy Jones 7:30 pm
Music! Music! Music! Featuring David L. Harris, Victor Atkins, Jasen Weaver, Jamison Ross and Leroy Jones
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Music! Music! Music! Featuring David L. Harris, Victor Atkins, Jasen Weaver, Jamison Ross and Leroy Jones @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Join us for Music! Music! Music! Featuring David L. Harris, Victor Atkins, Jasen Weaver, Jamison Ross and Leroy Jones. The legendary jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones is known to music lovers as the “keeper of the flame” for traditional New Orleans jazz and to critics as one of the top musicians ever produced by the Crescent City. Victor “Red” Atkins’ style of piano has been described as “infectious, unconventional, tasteful, and powerful” all at the same time. Professor Atkins receives numerous commissions from the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and other groups, such as collaborating and performing with Delfeayo Marsalis on his re-working of Duke Ellington’s “Such Sweet Thunder,” a tribute to William Shakespeare. Professor Atkins also performs with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and is a sought-after arranger. Jasen Weaver performs with progressive jazz group The Session, where his solos flourish and expand while venturing headfirst into the complexities of this evolving genre. He’s contributing to the young, up-and-coming musical force that has blossomed in New Orleans, especially over the past decade, and is building upon his craft through studying and teaching day by day. Trombone player, vocalist, composer and arranger David L. Harris Jr. embodies the edge of modern jazz and the sultriness of blues. Every time he steps on stage, David takes us on the emotionally engaging journey of love and liberation, wrapped in a sound that embraces the groove, grit and swing of the past. Refreshing and invigorating, Jamison Ross is the epitome of soul. A composer, arranger,[...]
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Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 7pm Show 7:00 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 7pm Show
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers - 7pm Show @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Whether listening to a track on his newest CD, engaging him in conversation or hearing his voice on an answering machine message, one word springs immediately to mind to describe Kermit Ruffins, passion. The New Orleans native lives it, plays it and sings about it, and nowhere is it more evident than when he discusses his craft the swinging, good-time jazz that lured him in as a teenager and continues to whet his appetite even three decades and 10 solo recordings later. Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. Full Dinner Service is available during this event with a recommended seating time 0f 6:30pm. To reserve a table please call us at 504-267-4863. Ticket purchase does not include a table reservation.
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 9pm Show 9:00 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 9pm Show
Dec 3 @ 9:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers - 9pm Show @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Whether listening to a track on his newest CD, engaging him in conversation or hearing his voice on an answering machine message, one word springs immediately to mind to describe Kermit Ruffins, passion. The New Orleans native lives it, plays it and sings about it, and nowhere is it more evident than when he discusses his craft the swinging, good-time jazz that lured him in as a teenager and continues to whet his appetite even three decades and 10 solo recordings later. Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. Full Dinner Service is available during this event with a recommended seating time 0f 9pm. To reserve a table please call us at 504-267-4863. Ticket purchase does not include a table reservation. After the show, stick around for Neil Pellegrin (as heard on WWOZ radio) as he spins hits and obscurities from the 1950s on original vinyl from his collection.
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Saints Game Day Open at 9am till 6pm 9:00 am
Saints Game Day Open at 9am till 6pm
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saints Game Day Open at 9am till 6pm @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
We’re opening at 9am for tailgating and game watching, but will be closing at 6pm for a private party. Come get your pre-gaming on at the Gem!
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Marc Stone 6:30 pm
Marc Stone
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Marc Stone
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Zakk Garner Duo 7:00 pm
Zakk Garner Duo
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zakk Garner Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Zakkary Garner is a jazz musician, composer, and music educator. He completed his undergraduate degree in music education at Southeastern Louisiana University and his master’s degree in jazz studies at Northwestern University. Zakk has played with artists such as Ellis Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Victor Goines, Bobby Broom, James Carter, Ari Brown, and many more. He has also toured nationally and recorded two albums as a guitarist with Louisiana’s own, “Tyler Kinchen and The Right Pieces”. Zakk is currently located in Hammond, Louisiana, where he holds the position as Gifted and Talented Music Instructor for Tangipahoa Parish and maintains a very active performing and recording career.
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John Mooney, Marc Stone and Joe Krown 8:30 pm
John Mooney, Marc Stone and Joe Krown
Dec 9 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
John Mooney, Marc Stone and Joe Krown @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
The king of the Delta slide guitar John Mooney, roots picking ace Marc Stone, and New Orleans keyboard master Joe Krown have joined forces to form an mighty acoustic Blues triumvirate that can rock your soul and shake the foundations. Mooney and Krown have both occupied the upper echelon of the New Orleans music world for decades, but have never worked in an ongoing project together. Stone has worked extensively with both of these masters, and ventured to bring them together and let the fireworks ensue. Collectively throughout their careers these three gentlemen have worked with a who’s who of great American music including Son House, Gatemouth Brown, Junior Wells, Bonnie Raitt, Allen Toussiant, Mavis Staples, Eddie Bo, Ernie K-Doe, Marcia Ball, and Dr. John. With an encyclopedia of knowledge between them, and the fire to push each other to their music limits, Mooney, Stone and Krown are a deep, soul shakingly funky acoustic Blues experience! “Mooney’s music is thicker than sweet potato pie and spicier than gumbo. His phrasing, timing and tone are the stuff that dreams are made of.” – Guitar Player Magazine “Marc Stone is a consumate Musician. The man does it all!” Bill Payne of Little Feat “Krown swings hard on the Blues while seamlessly blending the church and the street.” – Blues Revue Magazine for more info contact Marc Stone at marcstonenola@gmail.com or 504-723-6693
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Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 7pm Show 7:00 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 7pm Show
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers - 7pm Show @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Whether listening to a track on his newest CD, engaging him in conversation or hearing his voice on an answering machine message, one word springs immediately to mind to describe Kermit Ruffins, passion. The New Orleans native lives it, plays it and sings about it, and nowhere is it more evident than when he discusses his craft the swinging, good-time jazz that lured him in as a teenager and continues to whet his appetite even three decades and 10 solo recordings later. Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. Full Dinner Service is available during this event with a recommended seating time 0f 6:30pm. To reserve a table please call us at 504-267-4863. Ticket purchase does not include a table reservation.
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 9pm Show 9:00 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers – 9pm Show
Dec 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers - 9pm Show @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Whether listening to a track on his newest CD, engaging him in conversation or hearing his voice on an answering machine message, one word springs immediately to mind to describe Kermit Ruffins, passion. The New Orleans native lives it, plays it and sings about it, and nowhere is it more evident than when he discusses his craft the swinging, good-time jazz that lured him in as a teenager and continues to whet his appetite even three decades and 10 solo recordings later. Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. Full Dinner Service is available during this event with a recommended seating time 0f 8:45pm. To reserve a table please call us at 504-267-4863. Ticket purchase does not include a table reservation.
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NOLA Dukes Showcase 7:00 pm
NOLA Dukes Showcase
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NOLA Dukes Showcase @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
 Voted one of the country’s best party bands by “The Knot” magazine. The Nola Dukes perform all around the world, but play mostly in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Jackson, plus the surrounding areas. They play an unusual high energy mix of funk, old-school rock, New Orleans jazz/parade, current top 40, soul/motown, swing, 80s/70s/90s hits and more – anything to get ’em up and dancing – the choice is yours!
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David L. Harris Duo 7:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
David Lee Harris Jr., born in Baton Rouge, La is a trombonist, vocalist, composer and arranger.  Studying at Southern University, Louisiana State University and the University of New Orleans, he honed his skills and developed a style true to the music of his ancestors. This led David eventually onto the New Orleans music scene in 2010 where he studied with Delfeayo Marsalis.  One of his specialized talents is playing the style of muted plunger, influenced by Tyree Glenn, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton and Al Grey to name a few. David has toured internationally playing in noteworthy concert halls and festivals such as the Apollo Theatre, Rose Hall in Lincoln Center, The L’Olympia Music Hall in Paris, France, The Newport Jazz Festival(2015), Cape Town Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, The Joy Of Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Ascona Jazz Festival and The New Orleans Jazz Festival. He also has performed with such notable acts as the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Shannon Powell, Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Aaron Neville, Delfeayo Marsalis, Haley Reinhart, Dr. Michael White, Wynton Marsalis and currently with Dee Dee Bridgewater and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.  Currently David is composing and arranging songs for his upcoming CD set to release ‘Spring’ 2016.
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Nayo Jones Experience 8:00 pm
Nayo Jones Experience
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Nayo Jones Experience @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Nayo Jones hails from a family of musicians; she was destined to be in “the business.” As a child Nayo sang and danced her way through life. She belted out Supreme songs at talent shows in grade school and mimicked Whitney Houston in front of the mirror. Nayo’s father William “Doc” Jones, a Jazz musician and music educator born and raised in Chicago noticed her musical gift & helped nurture her natural ability from the very beginning. Growing up surrounded by classic jazz and Motown hits Nayo answered her calling at an early age. Nayo wows her crowds and gains loyal fans with her sultry voice and her passion for every performance. To name just a few of her credits, Nayo debuted at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 2012, she’s opened for such greats as Chris Botti, Otis & the Temptations, The Whispers & Lakeside. In addition to performing her own show, currently Nayo performs and tours as a featured vocalist with New Orleans icon, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbeque Swingers. Though a babe in the music industry she already has the savvy of some of the most classic female artists and has proven to be a force to be reckoned with. Ticket purchase does not include a table reservation.
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Marc Stone 6:30 pm
Marc Stone
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Marc Stone
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David L. Harris Duo 7:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
David Lee Harris Jr., born in Baton Rouge, La is a trombonist, vocalist, composer and arranger.  Studying at Southern University, Louisiana State University and the University of New Orleans, he honed his skills and developed a style true to the music of his ancestors. This led David eventually onto the New Orleans music scene in 2010 where he studied with Delfeayo Marsalis.  One of his specialized talents is playing the style of muted plunger, influenced by Tyree Glenn, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton and Al Grey to name a few. David has toured internationally playing in noteworthy concert halls and festivals such as the Apollo Theatre, Rose Hall in Lincoln Center, The L’Olympia Music Hall in Paris, France, The Newport Jazz Festival(2015), Cape Town Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, The Joy Of Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Ascona Jazz Festival and The New Orleans Jazz Festival. He also has performed with such notable acts as the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Shannon Powell, Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Aaron Neville, Delfeayo Marsalis, Haley Reinhart, Dr. Michael White, Wynton Marsalis and currently with Dee Dee Bridgewater and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.  Currently David is composing and arranging songs for his upcoming CD set to release ‘Spring’ 2016.
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Saints Game Day at The Gem 9:00 am
Saints Game Day at The Gem
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am
Saints Game Day at The Gem @ little gem saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
The Little Gem will open at 9am with a spectacular Game Day menu to get you going for the noon kickoff, and we’ll be here to celebrate with you after the game too! No music scheduled, but the stage will have TVs so if you’re not going to the Dome, you can watch the game here! Who Dat!!!!!!! No cover, no reservations.
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Zakk Garner Duo 7:00 pm
Zakk Garner Duo
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zakk Garner Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Zakkary Garner is a jazz musician, composer, and music educator. He completed his undergraduate degree in music education at Southeastern Louisiana University and his master’s degree in jazz studies at Northwestern University. Zakk has played with artists such as Ellis Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Victor Goines, Bobby Broom, James Carter, Ari Brown, and many more. He has also toured nationally and recorded two albums as a guitarist with Louisiana’s own, “Tyler Kinchen and The Right Pieces”. Zakk is currently located in Hammond, Louisiana, where he holds the position as Gifted and Talented Music Instructor for Tangipahoa Parish and maintains a very active performing and recording career.
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David L. Harris Duo 7:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
David L. Harris Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
David Lee Harris Jr., born in Baton Rouge, La is a trombonist, vocalist, composer and arranger.  Studying at Southern University, Louisiana State University and the University of New Orleans, he honed his skills and developed a style true to the music of his ancestors. This led David eventually onto the New Orleans music scene in 2010 where he studied with Delfeayo Marsalis.  One of his specialized talents is playing the style of muted plunger, influenced by Tyree Glenn, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton and Al Grey to name a few. David has toured internationally playing in noteworthy concert halls and festivals such as the Apollo Theatre, Rose Hall in Lincoln Center, The L’Olympia Music Hall in Paris, France, The Newport Jazz Festival(2015), Cape Town Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, The Joy Of Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Ascona Jazz Festival and The New Orleans Jazz Festival. He also has performed with such notable acts as the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Shannon Powell, Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Aaron Neville, Delfeayo Marsalis, Haley Reinhart, Dr. Michael White, Wynton Marsalis and currently with Dee Dee Bridgewater and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.  Currently David is composing and arranging songs for his upcoming CD set to release ‘Spring’ 2016.
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Reid Poole Duo 7:00 pm
Reid Poole Duo
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Reid Poole Duo @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Trumpet player Reid Poole performs with various accomplished musicians at the Little Gem.
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Lynn Drury Trio 7:30 pm
Lynn Drury Trio
Dec 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lynn Drury Trio @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
She picked up the guitar at 26, went at it like a pro, and she’s never stopped working. Her inspiration is her environment and since the mid nineties, that environment has been New Orleans. The transition for the Yazoo City – born Drury was smooth. She says jasmine smells like honeysuckle, and you believe her. Sultry, sweet songs turn funky, and it’s all in the same neighborhood. These days, Lynn herself is part of the scenery. She’s been a regular at French Quarter Fest and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for years, and has played just about everywhere in town. – See more at: http://lynndrury.com/home/?page_id=10#sthash.hBxgb3uT.dpuf
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Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers 7PM NYE Dinner show 7:00 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers 7PM NYE Dinner show
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers 7PM NYE Dinner show @ Little Gem Saloon  | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Start your New Year Right with great music and food in a beautiful historic venue – join us for New Year’s Eve dinner with Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers! Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. TICKETS TO THE SHOW DO NOT INCLUDE A TABLE RESERVATION. To reserve a table call 504-267-4863 A exclusive NYE Prix Fixe menu will be offered with an optional wine pairing during this event with seating starting at 6:00pm.
Reid Poole Quartet 9:30 pm
Reid Poole Quartet
Dec 31 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Reid Poole Quartet @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Start your New Year Right with great music and food in a beautiful historic venue – join us for New Year’s Eve dinner with the Reid Poole Quartet! Tickets are general admission and there is no guaranteed seating. TICKETS TO THE SHOW DO NOT INCLUDE A TABLE RESERVATION. To reserve a table call 504-267-4863 A exclusive NYE Prix Fixe menu will be offered with an optional wine pairing during this event with seating starting at 9:00pm.
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers NYE BLOWOUT 10:30 pm
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers NYE BLOWOUT
Dec 31 2016 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 12:30 am
Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers NYE BLOWOUT @ Little Gem Saloon | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Ring in 2017 with Kermit Ruffins upstairs at our beautiful Ramp Room. There is no need to reserve a spot as we will be dancing all through the night way past midnight. The champagne will be flowing, the trumpet will be blowing and our historic building will be glowing! Standing room only, balcony open, complimentary favors and champagne toast included in ticket price, 21+.