5 Best Music Festivals in Paris This Summer 2019

Where to get your festival fix in the French capital

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  • 20 May 2018
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Want to get tickets to a musical festival in Paris this year? The music scene in Paris provides party-goers with a taste of it all. From pop to electronic and rock to grime, whatever your summer vibe is for music festivals in 2019, the French capital has you covered. Line-ups for Paris’ music festivals this year are looking pretty impressive so far, with a mix of big names and up-and-coming artists set to get the crowds going on the biggest open-air stages in the city. Check out these 6 epic music festivals in Paris to make this summer one of your best ever…


6th - 9th June

You know summer is on its way when Villette Sonique arrives at the end of May and the Parc de la Villette is transformed into a festival-lover’s paradise. If you’re into rock, electronic and experimental sounds then you’re in for a treat, with names like Marquis de Sade, Mogwai, Jon Hopkins and John Maus taking to the stage. What makes this fest even more insane is that during the day it’s totally free! Head to this huge 5-day extravaganza on the edge of Paris’ city centre to listen to epic music and discover new artists you can’t believe you never knew…

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1st and 2nd June

Get yourself to the We Love Green festival. Expect the best in electro and indie as well as artists representing the pop rock and hip-hop scene from this environmentally-friendly festival at Plaine de la Belle Etoile. 4 stages will be playing host to awesome DJs all weekend out in the open air of Parisian woodlands. The likes of Future, Tame Impala, Christine and the Queens, Bonobo and FKA Twigs are set to attend. We Love Green is about drinking and dancing all day and night before heading to your tent to recover. If camping isn’t your thing, why not book a bungalow? Or use the shuttle to get back to the city centre for a proper night sleep at the

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21st - 23rd June

Year on year the line up for Solidays festival has been one to beat. And for its 21st anniversary it’s set to be even bigger. Located at the Paris Longchamp Racecourse, the 2019 Solidays will see some amazing artists take to the stage. You can expect to see J Balvin, Corine, Die Antwoord, Hocus Pocus, Groundation and more playing their music at the epic 3-day festival. See which day takes your fancy most and book your tickets before they sell out!

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23rd - 25th August

One of the highlights of the French festival calendar, the Rock en Seine festival, is returning for its 16th year at Domaine National de Saint-Cloud in the west of the city. The festival attracts music lovers as well from all over France and beyond to the country’s capital for a 3-day music-packed weekend. This year’s headliners are The Cure, Major Lazer, Jorja Smith, Royal Blood, Foals and Bring Me The Horizon -  but each and every act set up to take to the stages will be sure to blow your mind. Don’t miss this!  See the full line-up here.

Missed Rock en Seine last year? Check out our  Rock en Seine 2018 Line-Up Playlist on Spotify

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20th - 21st July

One of Paris' most loved festivals, Lollapalooza returns to the ParisLongchamp Hippodrome with an explosive line-up for 2019. This American festival is celebrating its third year in the French capital so it's still fairly new on Paris' music festival scene (but definitely now one of the most famous festivals in the city). This fun-loving summer party always delivers on atmosphere and talent. So who will be playing? To name just a few, The Strokes, The 1975, Twenty One Pilots, Migos, Martin Garrix, Jaden Smith, Kungs, Clean Bandit, Kodaline, Jonas Blue, Bad Bunny plus way more.

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