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Top Choice Live Music in Lyon

Le Sucre

Down in the Confluence neighbourhood, Lyon's most innovative club hosts DJs, live shows and eclectic arts events on its super-cool roof terrace atop a 1930s sugar factory, La Sucrière.
Live Music in Marseille

Le Moulin

Despite the name, this live-music venue is actually a repurposed 1950s cinema, not a windmill (which would have made for interesting gigs). Scheduling indie and alternative acts in the main, it's a vital proving gro…
Live Music in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Le Bataclan

Built in 1864, intimate concert, theatre and dance hall Le Bataclan was Maurice Chevalier’s debut venue in 1910. The 1497-capacity venue reopened with a concert by Sting on 12 November 2016, almost a year to the day…
Live Music in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Point Éphémère

On the banks of Canal St-Martin in a former fire station and later squat, this arts and music venue attracts an underground crowd for concerts, dance nights and art exhibitions. Its rockin' restaurant, Animal Kitche…
Live Music in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

L’Alimentation Générale

This true hybrid, known as the Grocery Store to Anglophones, is a massive space, fronted at street level by its in-house Italianate canteen-bar with big glass windows and retro 1960s Belgian furniture. But music is …
Live Music in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Le Divan du Monde

Take some cinematographic events and nouvelles chansons françaises (new French songs). Add in soul/funk fiestas, air-guitar face-offs and rock parties of the Arctic Monkeys/Killers/Libertines persuasion... You may n…
Live Music in Besançon

Les Passagers du Zinc

Behind an anonymous, black-shuttered shopfront lies one of Besançon's best venues for live music. Opening only when a gig's on (usually between 9pm and midnight on Thursday, Friday or Saturday – it could be punk, ps…
Live Music in Strasbourg

La Laiterie

Reggae, metal, punk, chanson, blues – Strasbourg’s premier concert venue covers the entire musical spectrum and stages some 200 gigs a year. Tickets are available at the door and online. La Laiterie is just a five-m…
Jazz in Lyon

La Clef de Voûte

One of Lyon's most atmospheric music venues, La Clef de Voûte is set in a stone-walled, candelit cellar dating from the 18th century. Aside from an excellent line-up of live jazz, there's cheese and antipasti platte…
Live Music in Pigna

Centre Culturel Voce

This auditorium stages concerts throughout the year, with a special emphasis on Corsican music. From April to October, there’s something every Tuesday and Friday, as well as occasional other days, while mid-July see…