Top Choice Jazz in Latin Quarter

Café Universel

Café Universel hosts a brilliant array of live concerts with everything from bebop and Latin sounds to vocal jazz sessions. Plenty of freedom is given to young producers and artists, and its convivial relaxed atmosp…
Top Choice Concert Venue in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Philharmonie de Paris

This major complex, comprising the new Philharmonie 1 building by architect Jean Nouvel and the neighbouring Philharmonie 2 building (previously called Cité de la Musique), hosts an eclectic range of concerts in its…
Cabaret in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Au Lapin Agile

This rustic cabaret venue was favoured by artists and intellectuals in the early 20th century and traditional chansons are still performed here. The evening-long show includes singing and poetry. Some love it, other…
Live Music in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Nouveau Casino

This club-concert annexe of Café Charbon has made a name for itself amid the bars of Oberkampf with its live-music concerts (usually Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) and lively club nights on weekends. Electro, pop, de…
Jazz in Montmartre & Northern Paris

New Morning

This highly regarded auditorium with excellent acoustics that hosts big-name jazz concerts (Ravi Coltrane, Lake Street Dive) as well as a variety of blues, rock, funk, salsa, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music.
Live Music in Champs-Élysées & Grands Boulevards

Au Limonaire

This perfect little wine bar is one of the best places to listen to traditional chansons (French songs) and local singer-songwriters. Performances begin at 10pm Tuesday to Saturday and 7pm on Sunday. Entry is free; …
Cinema in Latin Quarter

Le Champo

This is one of the most popular of the many Latin Quarter cinemas, featuring classics and retrospectives looking at the films of such actors and directors as Alfred Hitchcock, Jacques Tati, Alain Resnais, Frank Capr…
Live Music in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Le Balajo

A mainstay of Parisian nightlife since 1936, this ancient ballroom is devoted to salsa classes and Latino music during the week, with an R&B slant on weekends when the dance floor rocks until aube (dawn). But th…
World Music in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

La Java

Built in 1922, this is the dance hall where Édith Piaf got her first break, and it now reverberates to the sound of live salsa, rock and world music. Live concerts usually take place at 8pm or 9pm during the week. A…
Jazz in Latin Quarter

Caveau de la Huchette

Housed in a medieval caveau (cellar) used as a courtroom and torture chamber during the Revolution, this club is where virtually all the jazz greats (Georges Brassens, Thibault...) have played since the end of WWII.…