Unmissable festivals of the summer; Paris gives music centre stage

Unmissable festivals of the summer; Paris gives music centre stage

As summer bestows her bounteous warmth, Paris responds by hosting a wealth of unmissable summer music festivals. While you’re enjoying a break at the BW Quartier Latin, why not attend some of these great musical events? There’s something for every taste!


Solidays; solidarity through music

Faithful to its mission, the Paris festival Solidays returns to the Hippodrome de Longchamp from June 21st to 23rd to continue its fight against HIV/AIDS. Every year, this festive event is adorned with the colours of Solidarité Sida, a French association seeking to raise awareness of AIDS among young people, and offers more than 80 concerts on five stages. During this weekend a star-studded line-up of rock, folk, rap, hip-hop and electro artistes will perform.


Fnac Live in the heart of Paris

From July 3rd to 5th you can see a whole host of performers on the forecourt of the Hotel de Ville during three unique evenings of free concerts. New discoveries, old favourites and some surprises are in store throughout this essential festival.


Paris Jazz Festival; music in the heart of nature

The exquisite Parc Floral is the setting from July 6th to 28th for the nation’s foremost jazz festival. It offers a diverse selection of performances by internationally acclaimed stars and rising talents during thirty weekend concerts.


Classique en Vert; classical music takes up its summer quarters

This friendly and relaxed festival this year marks its 22nd edition in the lush and colourful setting of the Parc Floral. Focussing on classical music, it invites you to enjoy, every weekend between August 10th and September 1st, outdoor concerts that appeal to connoisseurs and casual music lovers alike.


Rock en Seine; a good shot of rock!

There is nothing quite like Rock en Seine, the famous festival that descends each year on the magnificent historic parkland of the Domaine National du Parc de Saint-Cloud. This huge international rock music event is the place to be from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August.



More information:

Fnac Live
Paris Jazz Festival
Classique en Vert
Rock en Seine

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