Dancehalls in Orleans Parish

F&M Patio

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “The Gaunga Dyns″: “Most of the (Gaunga Dyn’s) live gigs around cosmopolitan New Orleans were much more happening, especially at clubs like the Hullaballoo (where they shared lotsa shows with the genius Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion), Mr. Pizza’s on Bourbon Street, Papa J ...[Read More]

Gunga Den

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “The Gaunga Dyns″: “Most of the (Gaunga Dyn’s) live gigs around cosmopolitan New Orleans were much more happening, especially at clubs like the Hullaballoo (where they shared lotsa shows with the genius Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion), Mr. Pizza’s on Bourbon Street, Papa J ...[Read More]

Papa Joe’s

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “The Gaunga Dyns″: “Most of the (Gaunga Dyn’s) live gigs around cosmopolitan New Orleans were much more happening, especially at clubs like the Hullaballoo (where they shared lotsa shows with the genius Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion), Mr. Pizza’s on Bourbon Street, Papa J ...[Read More]

Mr. Pizza

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “The Gaunga Dyns″: “Most of the (Gaunga Dyn’s) live gigs around cosmopolitan New Orleans were much more happening, especially at clubs like the Hullaballoo (where they shared lotsa shows with the genius Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion), Mr. Pizza’s on Bourbon Street, Papa J ...[Read More]

American Union Hall

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “Time Remains: A Subjective Side to South Louisiana Rock ‘n’ Roll Singles, 1965-1967″: “(The Glory Rhodes) were all pals at Ridgewood High in (New Orleans) and honed their sound playing the neighborhood joints like the Purple Pickle Club and the American Union Hall.”

The Roach

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “Time Remains: A Subjective Side to South Louisiana Rock ‘n’ Roll Singles, 1965-1967″: “(Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion) played all the local New Orleans area hotspots, the Hullaballoo, the Beaconette, and the Dream Palace in the French Quarter. While playin’ a downtown club called ‘The Roach,’ t ...[Read More]

The Dream Palace

Mentioned in Louisiana and Texas garage magazine Brown Paper Sack, issue #1, January, 1997 in the article “Time Remains: A Subjective Side to South Louisiana Rock ‘n’ Roll Singles, 1965-1967″: “(Dr. Spec’s Optical Illusion) played all the local New Orleans area hotspots, the Hullaballoo, the Beaconette, and the Dream Palace in the French Quarter.”

Gaspar’s Night Club

1950 photo of George Hartman on the trumpet, Pascal Ugarte on the drums, Bujie Centobie on the clarinet, and Irwin ‘Fats’ Dennis leading on the piano at Gaspar’s Night Club is in the Ralston Crawford Jazz Photography collection in the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University. http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16313coll4/id/349/rec/104

Plaza Bar

1953 photo of people dancing in the street at the Plaza Bar at Villere and St. Peter is in the Ralston Crawford Jazz Photography collection in the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University. http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16313coll4/id/473/rec/80

Varsity Club

1951 photo of “Milton Stallings playing the piano at the Varsity Club on General Meyer Avenue in Algiers, LA near Odeon for dancing” is in the Ralston Crawford Jazz Photography collection in the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University. http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16313coll4/id/656/rec/67