Rollen "Bullet" Garcia isn't just the owner of this neighborhood bar with great live music;
he's also a noted community leader and contributor. The bar features weekly gigs with Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers (Tuesday) and Treme Brass Band (Thursday). Featured on HBO's Treme and Travel Channel's Trip Flip, Bullet's has a loyal local customer base, but tourists are catching on too. Open daily. No smoking during live shows. No food
Located in the middle of the St. Bernard Avenue hub of second-line and Mardi Gras Indian parade culture, Sidney’s is always busy on special occasions. Renovated since Hurricane Katrina and owned by Kermit Ruffins, the bar has a refined look inside. There’s live music on Wednesday and Friday nights, and there’s a large screen TV for watching sports. Open daily. Smoking: yes.