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Unmissable summer music festivals

Unmissable summer music festivals

In Paris, summer is synonymous with music! The capital comes alive with the sound of music from June through to August as unmissable festivals follow one another at a rapid pace. Why not attend some of these fun events while enjoying a stay at the Royal Cardinal? There’s something for every taste!


Solidays; three festive days of solidarity

The famous Solidarity Festival against AIDS comes for the 21st time to the Hippodrome de Longchamp from June 21st to 23rd. These three days of music and celebration offer a forum of expression to associations fighting against AIDS in addition to presenting more than 80 exceptional concerts spread across five stages. A fine line-up of performers share a programme that features an exhilaratingly diverse selection of musical genres from electro and rock to folk, rap, and hip hop ... to the delight of the festival crowds. Solidays is an opportunity to discover new talents and give a warm welcome to old favourites during a festival that promises to be as exceptional as ever.


FNAC Live; an eclectic festival line-up

From July 3rd to 5th, 2019 you have a golden opportunity to enjoy performances by a whole host of solo artistes and bands on the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville. FNAC Live returns as part of the Paris Plages celebration of beach resort pleasures to give you three special evenings of free concerts and an eclectic mix of musical genres. The festival will present the acts supported by FNAC throughout the year as well as new discoveries and old favourites.


The Paris Jazz Festival; music and flowers

From July 6th to 28th, 2019 you can enjoy a pastoral musical escapade in the Parc Floral de Vincennes. Renowned for its exquisite plants and flowers, this public park and botanical garden is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with thirty concerts each weekend. French and international jazz talents as well as emerging stars await you every weekend in July with a promise of exceptional musical moments.


Classique au Vert; four weekends of eight concerts

After the Paris Jazz Festival, the Parc Floral plays host to classical music for the Classique au Vert festival, which returns for the 22nd time in this enchanting setting where music and greenery come together in perfect harmony. You can attend eight outdoor concerts each weekend between August 10th and September 1st.


Rock en Seine; the rock event of the summer!

A major musical event of summer life in Paris, Rock en Seine has found, since its first edition in 2003, a setting to match its musical scope in the splendid Domaine National du Parc de Saint-Cloud. From Friday, 23rd to Sunday, 25th August 2019, you are invited to get close to the quintessence of current music and the best in rock, pop and electro. The Rock en Seine festival will end the 2019 holidays with groups and solo performers representing a heady mix of nationalities, generations and sounds.



More information:

- Solidays
- Fnac Live
- Paris Jazz Festival
- Classique au Vert
- Rock en Seine

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