Festivals in Paris

by Travel Paris
Festivals in Paris

It is known that music softens the death. What would we be without music?
The promise of all festivals is to make us roar with pleasure. To discover new talents and new musical horizons.

The ears on the lookout have taken their toll. Our brains are nourished by the sound of music.
There are all kinds of festivals in Paris and for everyone’s tastes.
From rock to electro without forgetting the world music.

Let’s find out together which festivals in Paris you might be able to attend.

Sonic Protest

The Sonic Protest festival offers an extraordinary program and returns for the 2020 edition from March 6 to 22. About fifty concerts are spread over a dozen evenings. This year the festival welcomes Jerusalem in my heart, where you can hear contemporary Arab music or Adrien Sherwood the pioneer of electronic music …

So many different varieties that make this festival unique.

More info : https://www.sonicprotest.com

Festival Villette Sonique

Since June 2006 the open air music festival is held in the Parc de la Villette for the greatest joy of the spectators in a futuristic setting surrounded by gardens. It is a great gathering awaited every year.

For 14 years the program is always sought after and original. New talents make their first steps. There was no edition in 2022, see you soon in 2023 for a new edition in full pomp!


The Solidays is waiting for you this year as every year at the Hippodrome de Paris Longchamp from 19 to 21 June 2020. For its twenty-second exceptional edition you will have the pleasure to see on the seine the singer Aya Nakamura, the singer M, Niska, Rilès and many other celebrities.

This festival is organized by the association Solidarité sida and this since 1999.

It is a great way to participate in research because the profits are donated to the association. It is also an opportunity to discover the programs of help to the patients. The five stages welcome quality singers to make you spend a moment of pure madness.

More info : https://www.solidays.org

Rock en Seine

On the banks of the Seine, the Rock en Seine festival is getting ready to make you vibrate for this new edition which will take place from Friday, August 25, 2023 to Sunday, August 27, 2023. The end of the summer is looking good for Rock music fans. In 2023, Rock en Seine will celebrate its 20th anniversary! The Paris Festival Rock en Seine 2023, will be the occasion of exceptional concerts of current music. Rock en Seine 2023 will be more than ever an eclectic edition with pop, rock, intimate melodies, electronic music and rap from all over the world.

More info : https://www.rockenseine.com

Au Fil des Voix

This is the meeting place of great voices not to be missed. Artists from different countries charm us with their voices and their culture. Their unknown songs cross our spine and send us to other countries. The 16th edition from January 24th to February 11th 2023 at La Cigale, 360 ParisMusic Factory and Trianon.

More info : https://www.aufildesvoix.com

Festival Chorus at La Seine Musicale

On the music scene of Boulogne Billancourt, the Chorus festival will be a delight for young and old alike.

It’s the family event perhaps not to be missed for families who share the same musical tastes. This year the singer Booba is highlighted in his home town. From March 25 to 29 you will have a rich program in which the singer will present new talents.


It’s the return to Paris of the famous American festival Lollapalooza which will take place at the Longchamp racecourse on July 21, 22 and 23, 2023. For the connoisseurs, the famous band Pearl Jam will make its appearance for this beautiful edition after 14 years of absence.

The festival was launched in 1991 by the leader of the band Jane’s Addiction, Perry Farrell.

It is considered one of the biggest festivals in the world because it has been able to export to Europe. It is in 2017 that Lollapalooza was born in France. With its success, it is back to welcome the singer Khalid, Fald and others including Rita Ora.

Saint-Denis Music Festival

It is the meeting place for classical music lovers not to be missed. The festival has an international reputation and takes place every year in June in the Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis as well as in the House of Education of the Legion of Honor. More than fifty years of passion for classical music transmitted from generation to generation.

Magnificent concerts will be held in this cult place. From June 2023 onwards, this superb festival will take place and will undoubtedly make you shiver.

Jazz Festival

The program of this beautiful festival is essentially composed of Jazz artists but it is open to other types of music such as Afro-American music, blues, saoul.

The Jazz Festival was created in 1994 and takes place in Paris in the beautiful Parc Floral. An idyllic and bucolic setting in which you only have to pay the entrance fee to the park to attend the concerts.

You have one month in front of you, that is to say four weekends to listen to jazz, each week bringing a different theme.

Fnac Live

Located in the center of Paris on the square of the Hôtel de Ville de Paris, takes place in July for the joy of spectators.

First free festival in which many artists of the contemporary music make their appearance. Four evenings of free concerts including favorites, new discoveries but also celebrities.

For the 2023 edition the dates are not yet posted. It is an unusual festival that Fnac supports and shares with us.

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