Disneyland Announces New Nighttime Show “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural,” Debuting September 29th

A brand-new nighttime show, “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural,” is coming to the Rivers of America at Disneyland beginning September 29th.

What’s Happening:

  • Beginning September 29th, a new limited-time nighttime entertainment offering “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural” will enchant guests at Disneyland Park.
  • Set to a dynamic jazz score, projections on the Rivers of America will tell a short, whimsical tale of a mischievous little frog from the bayou that leaps into the lively heartbeat of New Orleans when he is lured by the jazzy sounds he hears in the distance.
  • This unique art installation will animate original artwork by Disney Live Entertainment graphic designer Marcella “Marci” Swett, best known for her chalk art in Downtown Disney during Celebrate Soulfully.
  • “The Heartbeat of New Orleans – A Living Mural” and Queenie and the Jambalaya Jazz Band will enhance the atmosphere on the Rivers of America on select evenings this fall, and will run nightly during the holiday season.
  • This new show comes as Fantasmic! is on an extended hiatus following the Maleficent dragon catching on fire.
  • While Fantasmic! is expected to return in spring 2024, it will be without the famed dragon.
  • Queenie and the Jambalaya Jazz Band are also filling the New Orleans Square entertainment void, by performing high-energy New Orleans tunes and Disney favorites while floating on a raft down the Rivers of America.
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Luke Manning
Luke is a fan of all things theme parks and self-proclaimed #1 fan of Joffrey’s Coffee, who lives in Kissimmee, FL