Live Music in Marseille

Espace Julien

Rock, opérock, alternative theatre, reggae, hip-hop, Afro groove and other cutting-edge entertainment all appear on the bill. The website lists gigs.
Jazz in Marseille

Le Pelle Mêle

Jive to jazz or fill the busy pavement terrace. Live bands every evening at 7.30pm (except Tuesday), but drinks are pricey.
Booking Service in Marseille

OM Boutique

Marseille football gear and match tickets.
Live Music in Marseille


This grungy venue with graffitied walls is one of the best for DJs and live bands (usually techno or alternative).
Cultural Centre in Marseille

La Friche La Belle de Mai

This former sugar-refining plant and subsequent tobacco factory is now a vibrant arts centre with a theatre, artists’ workshops, cinema, multimedia displays, skateboard ramps, electro and world-music parties et al. …
Live Music in Marseille

Dock des Suds

Eclectic live music in a large venue in the Joliette neighbourhood north of the Vieux Port.
Opera in Marseille

Opéra Municipal de Marseille

Hosts large-scale performances by internationally renowned artists. The season runs September to June.
Stadium in Marseille

Nouveau Stade Vélodrome

Marseille’s cherished football team plays at Stade Vélodrome, which also hosts concerts. Occasional guided tours are available via the tourist office. It’s 4km or so south of the Vieux Port, along av du Prado.
Theatre in Marseille

Théâtre National de Marseille

Dance and drama, sometimes in English.