Paris Update Events 14.06.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

June 21

Summer Solstice festival

The Fête de la Musique brings free music, good and bad, into the streets of Paris and now the world.

Various locations, Paris

June 16-18

Basque food and culture

The Paris-Basque festival celebrates with street food, wine, pelote, rugby and athletic demonstrations.

Quai Saint-Exupéry, Paris

June 17-July 30

Outdoor jazz

The Paris Jazz Festival offers free weekend concerts in the park (admission to park: €6).

Parc Floral, Paris

June 23-25

Rock for AIDS

Book now for the three-day AIDS-benefit rock festival Solidays, with everyone from The Prodigy to Toots and the Maytals.

Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris

June 1-July 1

Multidisciplinary music festival

Festival ManiFeste “explores the dream of synesthesia, or… the musician’s gaze that—from Scriabine to the young composers of today—is mobilized via a visual experience.”

Ircam, Paris

June 1-17

Carolyn Carlson’s summer festival

“Littéral,” by choreographer Daniel Larrieu.

Festival June Events, founded bychoreographer Carolyn Carlson, looks at the links between dance and music of all sorts.

Various venues, Paris

June 17-20

Dance-hall jazz in the flea market

The Festival Jazz Musette des Puces attracts some top talents. Free concert on June 10.

Various locations in the Saint-Ouen flea market

June 22-25

Street art festival

The Festival Et 20 l’Été livens up the street of the 20th arrondissement.

Various locations, Paris

June 18-July 14

Chopin a go go

Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.

Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne

June 15-22

Franco-American film festival

The Champs-Elysées Film Festival presents American independent films, French and American short subjects, and premieres attended by cast and crew.

Various locations, Paris

 June 6-26

Jewish cultural festival

The Festival des Cultures Juives presents films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences.

Various locations, Paris

June 8-18

Contemporary art meets digital design

Futur en Seine festival.

Various locations, Paris and Ile-de-France

Beginning June 1

Summer House

The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties featuring electronic music.


Through June 31

Suburban Blues

The Banlieues Bleues festival brings international and French jazz acts to the Paris suburbs.

Various locations

Through June 30.

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint Denis

June 16

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Claire Simon’s Le Concours (The Graduation), preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50) and followed by a Q&A with the director.

Studio 28, Paris

June 7-17

Festival of short films

Côté Court.

Various locations, Paris and suburbs

Through July 19

Chinese cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France brings films and stars to cities in France, including Paris.

Various locations

Through Oct. 21

Dance in historic sites

Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations



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