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Summer has arrived in Nice, and with it a host of festivals on the Côte d'Azur. From jazz and classical music to electro and even comedy, the open-air evenings promise unique experiences.

On Wednesday 21 June 2023, the Côte d'Azur, and in particular Nice and the Alpes-Maritimes, will be vibrating to the rhythm of the 41st Fête de la Musique.

The programme includes a host of concerts, dance evenings and shows to delight music lovers from all horizons.

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere by discovering our selection of the finest entertainment planned for this not-to-be-missed event in the region. A host of artists will be taking to the stage to offer you moments of joy, sharing and musical discovery.

Whether you're a fan of rock, jazz, French variety or electronic music, you're sure to find an event to suit your taste. The streets and squares of Nice and the surrounding area will be alive with local and international artists, creating a festive and convivial atmosphere.

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate music in all its diversity at the 41st Fête de la Musique de la Côte d'Azur. Come one, come all, and let yourself be carried away by the spellbinding melodies that will resonate throughout the region on this magical evening of 21 June 2023.

Fête de la Musique 2023 in Nice.

Discover the musical events planned in Nice to celebrate the Fête de la Musique this year! Here are a few suggestions:

Giant Karaoke "Nice Chante l'Europe!" An event organised by the City of Nice from 6pm to 11pm in the Parc du Ray. Come and test your knowledge of the European Union, sing French and European hits on a giant screen, enjoy the entertainment and try to win goodies. A friendly atmosphere awaits you, with food trucks, deckchairs and picnic tables. Free admission.

"SJ Set on the bike": An initiative of the Nice à Vélo association. Join them at 7pm on the forecourt of the Gare du Sud for a festive bike ride to music! A musical warm-up will get you in the mood before you set off through the streets of Nice following our DJ BAB's. Pedal to the rhythm of his mixes and enjoy a unique cycling experience.

2nd Edition Hammock Party: Meet up at Square Roger Boyer, 31 avenue Saint-Barthélémy in Nice, from 6pm to midnight. Enjoy an evening full of surprises with DJ's and guitarist musicians in JAM Session mode on rhythms from the 70s, 80s, 90s, Soul, Funk, Dance, Rock and Pop music.

From Funk to House at La Pâtisserie! Join us at La Pâtisserie, 1 rue du Collet in Nice, for a groovy DJ set featuring funk, afro and house sounds. Get moving and enjoy the electrifying musical atmosphere.

Don't hesitate to take part in these events and experience music to the full during the Fête de la Musique in Nice!

Fête de la Musique in Cannes - Events in the districts of Cannes.

Discover the various musical events planned in Cannes to celebrate the Fête de la Musique this year! Here are a few suggestions:

Bandstand - Allées de la Liberté from 3pm to 4pm: Attend a gospel music performance with the O'Absolue choir singing on the Allées de la Liberté in Cannes.

Place de l'Etang from 8.30pm: Vibrate to the sound of the group Trio Popcorn with their repertoire of international pop/rock music.

Boulevard de la République from 8.30pm: Let yourself be carried away by the group Route 66 who will be performing international varieties as well as French songs from the 80s to today.

Place Paul Roubaud from 8pm: Enjoy an evening of music with Papet J., Les Boukans and Tonton et gro, who will have you dancing to the rhythms of modern dancehall and electro chanson.

Allées de la Liberté from 8.30pm: Don't miss the performance by the Just Funk Band, who will thrill you with their funk, pop and international variety music.

Come one, come all and enjoy these unique musical moments during the Fête de la Musique in Cannes!

Antibes - Auribeau-sur-Siagne - Aspremont - Beaulieu-sur-mer - Beausoleil - Biot - Blausasc - Breil-sur-Roya - Cagnes-sur-mer - Cannes - Carros - Castagniers - Châteauneuf de Grasse - Eze Village - Falicon - Golfe-Juan Vallauris - - La Bollène Grasse - La Bollène Vésubie - La Colle-sur-Loup - La Gaude - La Trinité - La Turbie - La Roquette-sur-Siagne - Le Bar-sur-Loup - Le Cannet - Le Rouret - Levens - Mandelieu-la-Napoule - Menton - Monaco - Mouans-Sartoux - Mougins - Nice - Peillon - Pégomas - Peymeinade - Puget-Théniers - Roquebillière - Roquebrune Cap Martin - Roquefort-les-pins - Saint Laurent-du-var - Saint-André-de-la-Roche - Saint Cézaire-sur-Siagne - Saint-Etienne-de-Tinée - Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat - Saint-Martin Vésubie - Saint Paul de Vence - Saint Vallier de Thiey - Théoule-sur-mer - Tourrette Levens - Tourrette-sur-Loup - Vence - Valbonne Sophia Antipolis - Villefranche-sur-mer - Villeneuve Loubet.

Here's an overview of the festivals not to be missed this summer:

  • Le Mas des Escaravatiers in Puget sur Argens, from 16 June to 31 August (Music)

  • REF Riviera Electro Festival in Nice, 9-10 June (Music)

  • La Crème Festival in Villefranche-sur-Mer, 17-18 June (Music)

  • Les Nuits Carrées in Antibes, 22-24 June (Music)

  • Mouratoglou Music Festival in Biot, 22-25 June (Music)

  • Big Perf in Cannes, 28-30 June 2023 (Humour)

  • Festival du Broc au Broc, 1st to 2nd July (Music)

  • Big Reggae Festival in Juan Les Pins, Thursday 6 July (Music)

  • Les Nuits Guitares in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, from 6 to 8 July (Music)

  • Jazz à Juan in Juan Les Pins, from 10 to 21 July (Music)

  • Monte-Carlo Summer Festival in Monaco, from 10 July to 19 August (Music)

  • Les Classiques du Château de Crémat in Nice, from 11 to 13 July (Music)

  • Fréjus, Back to The Arena in Fréjus, from 11 to 19 July 2023 (Music)

  • Les Lives de Saint-Raphaël in Saint-Raphaël, from 13 July to 3 August (Music, Humour)

  • Nice Classique Live Festival in Nice, from 15 July to 8 August (Music)

  • Nice Jazz Festival in Nice, from 18 to 21 July (Music)

  • Festival de Musique de Menton in Menton, from 18 to 21 July (Music)

  • Festival de Ramatuelle in Ramatuelle, from 26 July to 11 August (Music, Theatre, Humour)

  • Les Nuits du Sud, la Parenthèse in Vence, 28-29 July (Music)

  • Les Plages du Rire in Nice, 31 July - 2 August (Humour)

  • Les Plages Electroniques in Cannes, 4 to 6 August (Music)

  • Saint Jazz Cap Ferrat in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, 10-12 August (Music)

  • Crossover Festival in Nice, from 29 to 31 August (Music)

This summer, the French Riviera will be the scene of a vibrant festival that will delight lovers of art, music and entertainment. Nestled between crystal-clear waters and picturesque landscapes, this sun-drenched region will be the epicentre of an unprecedented cultural celebration.

In addition to the festivities, visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent beaches of the French Riviera, bask in the sun and cool off in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. The evenings will also come alive with open-air dance parties, lively bars and a festive atmosphere that will last until the early hours. Get ready for some unique moments, surrounded by great music and a festive atmosphere!


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