Music Festivals 2018 in Paris and the Ile de France region

Rock en Seine, Villette Sonique, Download Festival, Solidays, Lollapalooza Paris, Les Femmes s’en mêlent, Jazz à la Villette or the Fête de l’Huma… Once again this year, many music festival await you across Paris and the Ile de France region, so, enjoy and turn the music on!

What would be the world without music? Not much… And what would be a year without festivals? Horrible, I can tell you that. But, be rest assured, this year 2018 will be no exception to the rule of music festivals!

So, summer or not, festivals are already everywhere. Au Fil des Voix in Paris, Les Femmes s’en mêlent across Paris as well as the famous Fête de la Musique [World music Day] that takes over the cobblestoned streets, Solidays at the Hippodrome de Longchamp, Download Festival in Brétigny Sur Orge without forgetting the major Rock en Seine

In short, this year 2018 already sounds full of music and we can say it’s music to our hears!

>Festival au Fil des Voix 2018
- From January 29 to February 14, 2018 at Alhambra
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>Festival Les Nuits de l'Alligator 2018
- From January 20 to February 11, 2018 in Paris
From January 30 to February 11, 2018, Les Nuits de l’Alligator aim at coming back everywhere in France for the 13th edition. On the occasion, the festival takes place in Paris and more precisely on Maroquinerie stage for several exceptional days. The goal? Making you discover the latest music gems from blues, folk and rock scenes.

>How to Love festival 2018 
- From February 7 to 10, 2018 at Petit Bain
How To Love Festival returns from February 7 to 10, 2018 at Petit Bain for the 5th edition, mixing various forms of music and drawn writing. On the menu? Emel Mathlouthi, Ichon, Lust For Youth, Requin Chagrin and even Casual Gabberz.

>Sonic Protest 2018
- From March 7 to 17, 2018 in Paris and Montreuil
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>Festival Les Femmes s’en mêlent 2018
- From March 8 to 17, 2018 in Paris
Brace yourself to discover the 21st edition of Festival Les Femmes s’en mêlent – the major event of the independent female music scene – that comes to Paris from March 8 to 17, 2018 as well as other French cities from March 8 to April 5. On the menu? The Pack A.D, Dream Wife and the project Despentes + Zëro

>PØLAR 2018
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>Chorus Festival 2018
- From April 2 to 8, 2018 at La Défense and La Seine Musicale
For its 30th edition, Chorus Festival will take over La Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt on Saturday April 7 and Sunday April 8, 2018 for the second year in a row. NTM has already been announced to close the event on April 8.

>Marvellous Island Festival 2018 
- From May 19 to 20, 2018
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>Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés 2018
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>Villette Sonique 2018
- From May 23 to 27, 2018 at La Villette
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>We Love Green 2018
- June 2-3, 2018 at Bois de Vincennes
The We Love Green Festival is back in Paris on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday June 3, 2018 at the Bois de Vincennes! On the menu? Björk who will close the event on Sunday June 3, 2018.

>Festival Montereau Confluences 2018
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>Download Festival Paris 2018
- From June 15 to 18, 2018 in Brétigny Sur Orge
Good news for rock, metal, heavy or hard music lovers since the Download Festival will be back in Paris in 2018. The festival will take over the Base Aérienne 217 in Brétigny-sur-Orge / Le Plessis-Pâté on Friday June 15, Saturday June 16 and Sunday June 17, 2018 for three exceptional days. Come along and listen to Ozzy Osbourne, the Foo Fighthers, Marilyn Manson, Guns N'Roses as well as Ghost, The Offspring, The Hives and even Ultra Vomit.

>Paris Jazz Festival 2018
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>Défense Jazz Festival 2018
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>World Music Day 2018
- On June 21, everywhere in Paris and Ile de France

>Solidays 2018
- From June 22 to 24, 2018 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp
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>Festival Days Off 2018
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>Festival Django Reinhardt 2018 
- On June 30, 2018 in Samois-sur-Seine and from July 5 to 8 in the gardens of the Château de Fontainebleau.
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>Lollapalooza Paris 2018
- July 21 and 22, 2018 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp
On Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22, 2018, the famous American festival Lollapalooza is coming back to Paris. The lineup sounds promising: Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, The Killers, Diplo, Noel Gallagher, Stereophonics, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Kasabian.

>Rock En Seine 2018
- From August 24 to 26, 2018 at the Domaine National du Parc de Saint-Cloud
Rock en Seine is back at Domaine National du Parc de Saint Cloud is back on Friday August 24, Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26, 2018 for the 16th edition of Rock en Seine.

>Jazz à La Villette 2018
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>Fête de l’Huma 2018
- From September 14 to 16, 2018 in La Courneuve
Each year, the French newspaper L’Humanité organizes a festival, Fête de l’Huma, in Paris for a weekend full of debates, exhibitions and concerts. Do not miss the edition 2018 in September, on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 at the Parc Départemental George-Valbon in La Courneuve. On the menu? Suprême NTM!

Caroline J.
Last updated on 25 April 2018

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