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.
Free summer concerts under the Opéra's arches, ranging from swing to blues and funk to jazz. Waiters circulate with drinks as the music plays. Hour-long sets start at 7pm, 8.15pm and 10pm; arrive early to snag a tab…
This former factory and birthplace of cinema now screens films of all genres and eras in their original languages. From approximately June to September, the big screen moves outside.
In an old industrial building near the Parc de la Tête d'Or's northeastern corner, Lyon's prime concert venue draws international acts on the European concert-tour circuit.
A dedicated Guignol theatre in Croix Rousse. Puppeteers give audiences a behind-the-scenes peek at the props and puppets after certain performances.
Built in 1975, this spaceship-like auditorium houses the National Orchestra of Lyon, along with workshops, jazz and world-music concerts.
One of Lyon's most famous puppet theatres, Théâtre Le Guignol de Lyon has a collection of about 300 puppets. It was renovated in 2016.
Catch a traditional puppet show featuring Lyon's charismatic little raconteur, Guignol, at this great puppet theatre in Vieux Lyon.
This dedicated Guignol theatre is in the Parc de la Tête d'Or. Performances last about 25 minutes.
Lyon's leading jazz club, around since 1948. Main acts take the stage at 9.30pm.