A summer of music with the must-see summer festivals
Summer is a season perfectly suited to open-air music festivals and Paris certainly has more than its fair share of such events. The essential summer festivals will be awaiting you in July and August. The Hotel Les Tournelles offers its choice of the best...
Solidays; solidarity through music
The famous Parisian festival returns this year to help mobilise young people in the fight against AIDS. Scheduled for June 21st to 23rd, 2019, it offers a great musical weekend at the Hippodrome de Longchamp, mixing rock, folk, rap, electro and hip hop via more than 80 concerts. Numerous performers in a wide range of musical genres are expected on the five stages of this festival during which, for the first time, you’ll be able to dance. Popular acts like David Guetta, Mura Masa and Shaka Ponk will once again be entertaining wildly enthusiastic crowds. Hip hop fans will be thrilled to see Macklemore, Dadju and Parov Stelar as well as some up and coming performers waiting to be discovered...
Fnac Live ignites the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville
The 9th edition of the Fnac Live Festival will take place on the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville from July 3rd to 5th, 2019 with thirty free concerts. The Fnac, as usual, will give centre stage to performers it champions throughout the year. More renowned and favourite artistes will, however, share the bill with these emerging artists and discoveries during three unforgettable days of live music. Don’t miss this festival that promises to ignite the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville.
The Paris Jazz Festival presents an exceptional programme
The bucolic setting of the Parc Floral de Vincennes forms the backdrop for the famous Paris Jazz Festival and its procession of musical talents from July 6th to 28th, 2019. During four weekends, established and emerging jazz musicians from around the world will entertain you in a series of concerts. This year the Festival pays tribute to the park’s 50th anniversary with a particularly choice programme.
Classique au Vert; classical music in a gorgeous setting
Music lovers should not miss this great festival dedicated to classical music that will take place from August 10th to September 1st in the beautiful setting of the Parc Floral de Vincennes. Cutting edge enough to delight true classical music connoisseurs but having plenty to offer a wider audience, Classique au Vert features leading musicians from all over the world.
Rock en Seine; are you ready to rock?
The weekend of August 23rd, 24th and 25th will shake the splendid Domaine National du Parc de Saint-Cloud with the sound of rock rhythms thanks to an exceptional line-up. Thousands of spectators are expected to turn up to see the multi-million selling British band The Cure and its legendary singer and guitarist Robert Smith as well as other major headliners.
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