Caroline J. · Published on 10 June 2021 at 12h38
· Updated on 10 June 2021 at 13h25
Once again, jazz is given pride of place in Paris for the edition 2021 of the Festival Jazz à la Villette taking place from Wednesday September 1 to Sunday 12! The lineup? Jeanne Added and Bruno Ruder, a tribute night show to Manu Dibango, as well as live performances by Louis Cole, José James, Anthony Joseph, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Angélique Kidjo, and even Thomas de Pourquery.
Every year, this is the event jazz amateurs and fans impatiently expect; I’m obviously talking about the Festival Jazz à La Villette. From Wednesday September 1 to Sunday 12, 2021, jazz artists will go up on different stages at La Villette such as at the Grande Halle de La Villette or the Philharmonie de Paris to amaze you and surprise you with a resolutely modern and contemporary music style. For 12 days, jazz will be king in different shapes and sizes and will invite many guests.
This year, Jazz à la Villette festival will deploy a whole range of jazz and cross styles, living panorama of a music that is always changing thanks to an exclusive lineup. On the menu of this edition 2021? Louis Cole, José James, Anthony Joseph, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Angélique Kidjo as well as Thomas de Pourquery. Note the ticketing service opens from Thursday June 17, 2021.
- Wednesday September 1 - 8 p.m. - Grande Halle de La Villette
- JOSE JAMES
- JEANNE ADDED & BRUNO RUDER "TRIBUTE TO PRINCE"
- Thursday September 2 - 8 p.m. - Philharmonie de Paris - Grande Salle Pierre Boulez
TRIBUTE TO MANU DIBANGO
- MDO GROUP INVITES RAY LEMA, ANGELIQUE KIDJO, JACOB DESVARIEUX, BLICK BASSY, FLAVIA COELHO...
- Friday September 3 - 8 p.m. - Philharmonie de Paris - Grande Salle Pierre Boulez
- CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT & DAN TEPFER
- AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE
- Saturday September 4 - 8 p.m. - Grande Halle de La Villette
- LOUIS COLE
- 1st PART: EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY
- Tuesday September 7 - 8 p.m. - Cité de la Musique - Salle des Concerts
- SHAI MAESTRO
- 1st PART: ELLEN ANDREA WANG
- Wednesday September 8 - 8 p.m. - Grande Halle de La Villette
- THOMAS DE POURQUERY & SUPERSONIC
- 1st PART: SEED
- Thursday September 9 - 8 p.m. - Cité de la musique - Salle des concerts
- NILS PETTER MOLVÆR & GAUTHIER TOUX (TALENTS ADAMI JAZZ)
- 1st PART: ROUGE
- Friday September 10 - 8:30 p.m. - Cité de la musique - Salle des concerts
- ANTHONY JOSEPH
- 1st PART: NEUE GRAFIK ENSEMBLE
- Saturday September 11 - 8 p.m. - Grande Halle de La Villette
- MANSFARROLL "DIZZY EL AFROCUBANO"
- Sunday September 12 - 4 p.m. - Cité de la musique - Salle des concerts
- JULIEN LOURAU
- SELENE SAINT-AIME
- Sunday September 12 - 8 p.m. - Grande Halle de La Villette
- ANGELIQUE KIDJO "MOTHER NATURE"
- 1st PART: THEO CECCALDI "KUTU"