Summer is here! It is the ideal moment to get away… Concerts and music festivals are proposed all year long covering all styles of music. Dozens of artists and new talents will be performing, for free, on summer stages at La Villette or in the gardens of Paris 18th, in Pantin, Aulnay-sous-bois, at the Glazart venue or on some of the cruises during the “été du Canal” summer festival... not forgetting the summer activities at the Port de Loisirs Bobigny.
Enjoy summer music cruises on Canal de l'Ourcq from Bassin de La Villette. Bluegrass, electronic music, world music, etc. … an eclectic music programme for a summer rich in discoveries.
Festival Rhizomes proposes world music concerts in most of the green spaces, parks and squares around the 18th district in Paris. Their rich and varied programme allows one to discover the different styles of music from around the world. A music-themed cruise will take you from La Villette to Bobigny to the beat of Creole music!
This year too, the Cabaret Sauvage summer festival offers the best of black music. From 5th July to 30th July 2016, The BLACK SUMMER FESTIVAL will be presenting different artists with different styles: soul, funk, jazz, hip hop, or salsa, blues, and afrobeat... You will be able to attend many concerts notably Skip&Die, Christine Salem, Sages comme des sauvages, Zoufris Maracas !
Rendez-vous at Parc de La Villette for its many summer concerts, free, convivial and festive. Resolutely open to the world, these scènes d'été – summer stages are the opportunity to explore unknown territory. Each week-end enjoy the different activities high in colour, outdoor shows and original concerts. Access is free and will surely brighten up your summer weekends. Enjoy the festival Sin Fronteras at Cabaret Sauvage. Many concerts and activities at the festival are free.
In the north of Paris on Canal de l'Ourcq, the rich programme of free concerts in Pantin will allow you to dance to different beats. From reggae to jazz, pop, rock or even country. This year too world music will be highlighted with several African and Latino American concerts : Brazilian afro, Mexico, Mali, Rwanda...You will also be able to dance at the famous free popular dance balls with the “baronne de paname”.
This summer too Glazart will organize its music festival "LaPlage". This new edition will be held from 2nd June to 1st October 2016! Glazart will once again be filling its sun-drenched covered terrace inside and out with 50 tons of sand where groups of different artists will be performing over four months. All summer long, the public can enjoy free concerts and clubbing till the early morning; take part in activities, come to showcases, have brunch and simply enjoy the different activities on offer day and night.