The management, staff and clientele have always personified the unlikely mix of intellectualism, hedonism and eclecticism that defines the city.
Over the course of 30 years, the Maple Leaf can take credit for many firsts in the music scene in New Orleans.
The sense of creativity and eccentricity that attracted the musicians back in the beginning and its two great muses, James Booker and Everette Maddox, live on in story, song and spirit.....continue
The Maple Leaf Bar has been called
"the quintessential New Orleans Music Club"