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Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl

3016 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA, 70118, United States
TEL: (504) 861-1700

What started as a shopping mall bowling alley in 1941 was transformed into a live music venue in the late 1980's. Today, Rock 'n' Bowl has reached legendary status in New Orleans with eclectic tunes and vintage bowlingno electronic scoreboards in sightwhich converge seamlessly under one roof. Crowds of two-stepping and swing dancing locals descend upon the huge dance floor to whirl around, many in costumes of bygone eras, to all genres of live music ranging from zydeco to southern rock. When you need a break, stop by the bar for a beer, pizza, wings, or the fried bread pudding poboy. Bowling parties, complete with Cajun fare, can be booked in advance.

Insider Tip:

The venue is filled with memorabilia from the pre-Hurricane Katrina Mid-City Lanes location, such as the Tony Green murals, bowling shoes worn by Tom Cruise, and a portrait of the Blessed Mother.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Cover Charge
  • Dance Floor
  • Food Served
  • Live Music
  • Large Groups
  • Private/Party Room Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Sports Bar



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