East of the French Quarter is the rickety, raggedy strip of Frenchmen Street, popular with music lovers, hipsters, young and old, the strange, and the strangely normal. We saw some great jazz piano at d.b.a. before listening to this chanteuse at the Spotted Cat. There were no cover charges at either place when we were there, though I do recommend you enhance your karma by contributing to the tip jar. There are any number of great jazz clubs in about a four-block stretch and, when we were there, a pop-up artist market too.