Opera On Tap

In October 2007 the Big Easy partnered with the Big Apple to make New Orleans the first official Opera on Tap franchise. Each season, the New Orleans Opera presents the finest young local and regional singers in FREE , 90-minute casual concerts of opera, Broadway and more.

Now in its 12th season, Opera on Tap – New Orleans is attracting people from around the world. Performances take place most Wednesdays rotating between The Rusty Nail, The Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter and on the Northshore at The Abita Brew Pub.


“Seeing the singers congregate and flit around the bar was like having a backstage pass, while the immediacy of the small stage was akin to having season ticket holder seats.”

Alex V. Cook for Country Roads Magazine, Author, Journalist, Critic, Teacher

Upcoming Opera on Tap Dates and Locations

September 25, 2019 6:00 PM @ Rusty Nail
October 23, 2019 7:00 PM @ Abita Brew Pub
October 30, 2019 6:00 PM @ Rusty Nail
January 22, 2020 7:00 PM @ Abita Brew Pub
January 29, 2020 6:00 PM @ Rusty Nail
March 11, 2020 7:00 PM @ Abita Brew Pub
March 25, 2020 6:00 PM @ Rusty Nail
April 15, 2020 7:00 PM @ Abita Brew Pub
April 22, 2020 6:00 PM @ Rusty Nail