The Disco Ball Variety Review with Sunshine Edae
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Disco Ball Variety Review with Sunshine Edae

Looking to express yourself in a safe space in front of an audience with other fabulous creative talented humans?! Well! Come on down to The Disco Ball Variety Review, where only your imagination is the limit! Let’s see what you’ve got! Can you juggle, tell a joke, sing a song, breathe fire, lip sync, recite a poem? This is a very open minded mic night. We want all to feel safe and welcomed to express themselves in front of other awesome humans. 7:00 pm sign up, 8:00 pm showtime!

Free entry. 21+.

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Lil Jodeci at The Drifter Hotel
Feb
22
to Feb 23

Lil Jodeci at The Drifter Hotel

Ain't no party like a hotel party! Join Lil Jodeci in the lobby of The Drifter Hotel as we dance into the weekend.

His Dj’ing and production style seamlessly blend the disparate influences of Chicago House, Detroit Electro, and New Orleans Bounce & Hip Hop, all in service of keeping dancefloors moving.

No cover. 21+.

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Feb
24
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Cha Wa
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Cha Wa

Come kick off the second weekend of Jazz Fest with Cha Wa at The Drifter Hotel!

New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the energy of the city’s street culture. Their album “Spyboy” (a nod to frontman J’Wan Boudreaux’s role in the Golden Eagles) is a modern mix of fiery, toe-tapping sounds. Popmatters describes the band as "a grand gumbo of singing, intoxicating rhythms, and deep funk grooves that are impossible to resist.”

$15 cover. 21+.

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Funk N Feathers: A Krewe du Vieux Afterparty
Feb
16
to Feb 17

Funk N Feathers: A Krewe du Vieux Afterparty

Grammy nominated, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indians combines music and culture into that gumbo that is Cha Wa!

The Drifter is taking over the Frenchman Hotel for a Krewe du Vieux afterparty and a grand night of singing, chanting, intoxicating rhythms radiating the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s street culture! Then bring your funk and your feathers onto our rooftop bar as DJ Jaek (Jake Basquiat) keeps the groove going into late night.

Doors at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm!
$10 at the door!
21+

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Feb
3
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Jan
27
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Willie Green Trio at The Drifter Hotel
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Willie Green Trio at The Drifter Hotel

Come join us as the Willie Green Project hits the stage at The Drifter Hotel!

Willie Green Project is a modern jazz group from New Orleans, LA. Made up of some of the city's most promising young talent, the band represents the next generation of great jazz musicians emerging from the birthplace of the genre. The band features Willie Green on drums, Taylor Mroski on bass, and Michael Gourdin on vibraphone.

Lounge by our heat lamps on the Pink Lot and roast s'mores by our fire pits, all while listening to awesome music by the Willie Green Project!

No cover. 21+.

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The Disco Ball Variety Review Hosted by Sunshine Edae
Jan
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Disco Ball Variety Review Hosted by Sunshine Edae

Looking to express yourself in a safe space in front of an audience with other fabulous creative talented humans?! Well! Come on down to The Disco Ball Variety Review, where only your imagination is the limit! Let’s see what you’ve got! Can you juggle, tell a joke, sing a song, breathe fire, lip sync, recite a poem? This is a very open-minded mic night. We want all to feel safe and welcomed to express themselves in front of other awesome humans. 7:00 pm sign up, 8:00 pm showtime!

Free entry. 21+.

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Local Mystic Yoga
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Local Mystic Yoga

Join local herbalist and yoga instructor, Sierra Vandervort, as she guides you in an all levels meditation and vinyasa yoga class built around body positivity, movement, and fun.

Vinyasa classes keep you moving through creative sequences of Sun Salutations, standing postures linking your breath with your movements. Expect to build strength & endurance and leave feeling energized, calm and balanced!

Class + all day pool access is $10 (cash or card)
Bring your own yoga mat

This venue is 21+ only.

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Jan
13
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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John Zarsky's Organ Trio
Jan
12
7:00 PM19:00

John Zarsky's Organ Trio

The Drifter Hotel's Jazzed N' Juiced series pairs food pop-ups and craft cocktails with great local bands at their beautiful and unique property. Roast s'mores in their fire pits and stay warm under heat lamps, all while listening to some tasty grooves from John Zarsky's Organ Trio featuring Daniel Meinecke on organ and Willie Green on drums.

No cover. 21+.

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Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel
Jan
6
11:00 AM11:00

Warming winter yoga series w/ isabel

stay warm and grounded this winter by keeping your Sunday self-care ritual going. Isabel’s 60-minute classes will focus on balancing the warming and cooling energies of the body while emphasizing the role of breathe, mindfulness, playfulness and community in managing those dreary feels of stress, anxiety and disconnection that can sometimes pick up momentum during cooler weather. as always, the class is geared towards all levels and all bodies. If the weather is warm enough, we practice outside on the turf, and if it is too chilly, we turn the cozy drifter lobby into a temporary yoga sanctuary. Class + all day pool access is $10. Stick around for $4 mimosas and quality time. Pay the front desk with cash or credit upon arrival. BYO mat

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Willie Green Trio at The Drifter Hotel
Jan
5
7:00 PM19:00

Willie Green Trio at The Drifter Hotel

Come join us as the Willie Green Project hits the stage at The Drifter Hotel!

Willie Green Project is a modern jazz group from New Orleans, LA. Made up of some of the city's most promising young talent, the band represents the next generation of great jazz musicians emerging from the birthplace of the genre. The band features Willie Green on drums, Taylor Mroski on bass, and Michael Gourdin on vibraphone.

Lounge by our heat lamps on the Pink Lot and roast s'mores by our fire pits, all while listening to awesome music by the Willie Green Project!

No cover. 21+.

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Big Bang: NYE at The Drifter Hotel
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Big Bang: NYE at The Drifter Hotel

The Drifter Hotel and SHFT Productions are excited to bring you the first event of its kind. Experience the party that will transform your favorite chill spot in the city into a grand spectacle unlike almost anything the Drifter and NOLA has seen before. Expanding the property onto the back lots, we are building a series of amazing domes and structures for you to usher in the new year in grand fashion. It's a night of cosmic circus fun, love, and blissful celebration. Immerse yourself in our imaginative playground and raise a glass to new beginnings. It's a mini festival just in time to ring in the new year in the grandest way we know how. 

Get your tickets here.

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