Entertainment

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 Marseille

Espace Julien

Rock, opérock, alternative theatre, reggae, hip-hop, Afro groove and other cutting-edge entertainment all appear on the bill at this mainstay of the cours Julien scene. See the website for the program and to buy tic…
Live Music in Arles

La Guinguette du Patio de Camargue

Established in 1995 by Chico, co-founder of the Gypsy Kings, on a patch of industrial wasteland by the banks of the Rhône, this is now a wonderful riverside grill and bar. When the weather's good, it can be very fes…
Live Music in Vieux Nice

Wayne’s

One of a strip of raucous drinking holes on the edge of the old town, Wayne’s is a proper pub, through and through: plenty of beers on tap, a nightly roster of bands and big-screen sports action. Scruffy as it comes…
Live Music in Aix-en-Provence

Scat Club de Jazz

This cave-like bar is an old favourite for jazz, rock, funk, Brazilian or whatever regular band is booked that night. The music starts at 11pm and goes for three 45-minute sets, interspersed with DJs.
Live Music in Marseille

Dock des Suds

With a 1400-capacity club and concert space for 2800, this eclectic music venue is in the Joliette neighbourhood north of the Vieux Port. Check out the program and book online.
Live Music in Vieux Nice

Shapko

Near the cathedral square, Shapko stages live music nightly in a variety of genres: blues, funk, jazz, R&B, soul, rock and more. Happy hour runs from 6pm to 9pm.
Live Music in Marseille

L’Intermédiaire

This intimate, low-ceilinged, live-music venue is one Marseille's best for alternative bands.
Jazz in Marseille

Le Pelle Mêle

Jive to jazz, unwind to piano and song, or fill the busy pavement terrace to enjoy a (somewhat pricey) drink. There's live music most nights from 7.30pm.
Jazz in Avignon

AJMI

Inside La Manutention arts centre, AJMI showcases improvisational jazz at its intimate 2nd-floor (no elevator) black-box theatre.