Black Eyed Peas in concert at Paris La Défense Arena: all you need to know

Published by Caroline de Sortiraparis · Photos by Julie de Sortiraparis · Published on April 19th, 2024 at 07:24 a.m.
After several years' absence, Black Eyed Peas are coming to Paris La Défense Arena this Saturday, April 20, 2024 with a one-off concert given as part of their world tour entitled "Elevation World Tour". So, when are the arena doors due to open? Will there be an opening act? What time does the American band plan to take to the stage? How do you get to the venue by public transport? Here's everything you need to know before coming to Paris La Défense Arena for this exceptional Black Eyed Peas concert in Paris!

Who hasn't danced to the hits " I Gotta Feeling ", " Where Is The Love? ", " Let's Get It Started ", " My Humps " or " Pump It "? For over 25 years, Black Eyed Peas have been getting crowds moving around the world with their countless hits. This Saturday, April 20, 2024, the American group from Los Angeles, still led by will.i.am, will invade the Paris La Défense Arena for a unique concert. This is Black Eyed Peas ' first performance in Europe's largest arena!

For this exceptional show, part of their"Elevation World Tour", Black Eyed Peas will not only be showcasing their many successes, but also presenting French audiences with tracks from their latest opus,"Elevation". Revealing a savvy blend of pop, Latino and dance/house sounds, the album is buoyed by the single " Bailar Contigo ", a reinterpretation of " Scatman " by the legendary Scatman John, released in 1994.

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So when are the doors due to open on Saturday, April 20? When is the show due to start? Is there an opening act? The Paris La Défense Arena has lifted the veil on the practical and useful information you need to know in order to best prepare for your visit.

Paris La Défense Arena will open its doors to the general public at 6pm. An opening act is scheduled for 8pm, while the Black Eyed Peas show kicks off at 9pm. In other news, the venue has announced that the entire concert will be filmed and recorded.

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Black Eyed Peas concert program

  • 6:00 pm: Doors open to the general public
  • 8:00 p.m.: Start of the first part
  • 8:30 pm: Intermission
  • 9:00 pm: Black Eyed Peas show begins


The venue recommends that you arrive about 30 minutes before the start of the concert.

What about transport to the venue? In view of the large crowds expected, the venue recommends that spectators use public transport to get to and from the Paris La Défense Arena.

As a reminder, you can take metro line 1, RER line A, Tramway T2 or Transilien line L.

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Please note that Paris La Défense Arena has several different entrances, depending on your place in the hall. Therefore, " the colored access indicated on your ticket (yellow, red or purple) helps you to find your way around, but does not represent a compulsory passage point for screening ", as the Paris La Défense Arena points out, and advises you to go directly to the entrances indicated below:

  • Entrance to the gold pit is via entrance 32 ;
  • Entrance to the pit is via entrance 33 ;
  • Entrance to level 1 is via entrances 5, 34 and 60 ;
  • Entrance to level 4 is via entrances 8, 48 & 56 (tickets indicating entrance 48 will be accepted at 56);
  • VIP access is via entrances 21, 39 & 55 ;
  • Access for people with disabilities and reduced mobility will be via :
    • Entry 38 for level 1;
    • Entry 56 for level 4.


"For reasons of ease and fluidity of access, access to security checks is not organized solely by order of arrival of spectators in the queue, but also takes into account the category of ticket and the fluidity of passage at the various points" Paris La Défense Arena would like to point out.

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On its website, the Paris La Défense Arena also provides a list of prohibited items at concerts, "in accordance with legislation governing establishments open to the public ". Forbidden are " all dangerous and illicit objects that are bulky, that could be used as projectiles and that could be a danger to spectators, visitors or artists, or that could be diverted from their intended use for malicious purposes", such as bottles and flasks, helmets, alcoholic beverages, any object on wheels (skateboards, rollerblades, etc.), unauthorized cameras, rigid umbrellas and selfie poles. The venue also states: "In view of current events, we are tightening up access to bags on the site. Authorized bags or panniers must be less than 10L ".

Once the concert is over, we recommend that you return to Paris via La Défense station (Line 1 / RER A).

For all other directions, go to La Défense station for Transilien lines L and T2. " If you are taking public transport to Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Cergy and Poissy, you can get to Nanterre Préfecture station and take the RER A," adds Paris La Défense Arena.

Enjoy the concert!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On April 20th, 2024
Starts at 08:00 p.m.

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.

    Location

    99 Jardin de l'Arche
    92000 Nanterre

    Official website
    www.parisladefense-arena.com

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