Your Quick & Easy Guide To Fillmore New Orleans, LA

Fillmore NOLA History

Inside Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel & Casino on Canal Street, Fillmore NOLA started putting on incredible concerts in early 2019. The midsize venue is an extension of San Francisco’s iconic Fillmore, and the NOLA incarnation features its own version of the vintage posters, velvet curtains and signature crystal chandeliers. But this room offers a distinct NOLA twist, starting with the Louis Armstrong mural that greets you at the entrance.

Fillmore NOLA Performers

Fillmore NOLA showcases top-tier artists — acts that could easily play large arenas but here perform more intimate shows. The first shows came courtesy of power rockers Coheed and Cambria, and ’80s legends Duran Duran. Foo Fighters later performed two one-of-a-kind concerts backed by New Orleans staples — Preservation Hall Jazz Band on one night and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue on the other. Cult rockers 311 did a four-night run in early 2020, while other memorable acts at the venue include rap titan Rick Ross, pop star Tori Kelly, dubstep DJ GRiZ and even Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.

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Planning Your Visit to Fillmore NOLA

By car, rideshare service or New Orleans streetcar, it’s easy to arrive at Harrah’s before heading up to Fillmore NOLA on the second floor. Several large bars are spread around the main floor, the lobby and the BG’s Lounge area. A full food menu offers Southern-inspired fare like Popcorn Creole Shrimp and deep-fried pickles and jalapenos. The options get even deeper inside the Harrah’s Casino floor — Ruth’s Chris steakhouse, Gordon Biersch brewpub and Grand Isle seafood restaurant.

Fillmore NOLA Frequently Asked Questions

What are the parking options at Fillmore NOLA?

Guests should use one of the two parking garages for Harrah’s Casino on Convention Center Blvd. You can find rideshare dropoff, streetcar arrival and prepaid parking info all available on the venue website.

Does Fillmore NOLA serve food?

Yes. Check out the extensive menu here.

What are the seating options at Fillmore NOLA?

The 2,200-capacity general admission venue is mostly standing room, with some stadium seats behind the sound booth, and large VIP areas for up to 1,000 people off to the sides of the main floor. Find more info on premium seating here.

What are Fillmore NOLA safety & security guidelines?

There’s a clear-bag policy at Fillmore NOLA, but small clutch bags of 4.5”x6.5” can be brought in, all subject to search. Bag policies, safety guidelines and enhanced “clean concert experience” info can be found here.

Fillmore Minneapolis At A Glance
Venue Name Fillmore New Orleans
Location New Orleans, LA
Address 6 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone # (504) 881-1555
Capacity 2,200
Opened 1965
Owner Live Nation Entertainment

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