A Closer Walk

New Orleans Music History, Block by Block

About A Closer Walk

A Closer Walk is your online guide to New Orleans’ authentic music history. Discover more than a century of the city’s greatest musical treasures. Find historic sites near you, take a tour, or customize your own experience–you can filter by time period, neighborhood, or music genre, from traditional jazz to hip-hop. Follow the footsteps of legendary artists on your mobile device, or dig deep into videos, songs, archival photos, and curated links to other resources on the web.