June 21st marks the beginning of summer, it is synonymous with heat, sun, relaxation but also festivals! As Plato said: “music gives a soul to our hearts and wings to our thoughts”. Discover the best festivals of summer 2022 to make the most of your vacations on the French Riviera…
For the enjoyment of jazz lovers – The Nice Jazz Festival
Would you have guessed that the first jazz festival in the world did not take place in America, but in Nice in February 1948? Since then, the greatest artists perform at the Nice Jazz Festival every summer for the delight of jazz lovers. This year, the festival will take place on the Place Masséna between July 15 and 19. The price of the 5-day ticket is 175€ per person. The one-day pass is 40€. Artists such as Curtis Harding, Ibrahim Maalouf or Clara Luciani will be there.
In short: trumpet and guitar tunes, a festive atmosphere and sunshine. Everything is there to have a great time in music!
A town in music for two weeks – “Les Nuits du Sud” in Vence
Vence is a small town in the Alpes-Maritimes region located about 20 km west of Nice. Each year, it receives many musicians who perform at the Place du Grand Jardin during the “Nuits du Sud“. The festival includes 8 concert dates between July 8 and 23. The price of a ticket for one date is 27,75€ against 128€ to have access to all shows. We will find on stage big names like Bob Sinclar, Camelia Jordana or Oumou Sangaré. A mix of world music, French songs, and electronic music, enough to invite you to dance!
How about a licle laughter? – “Les plages du rire” in Nice
Did you know that laughing every day can increase your life expectancy by an average of 7 years? Take care of your health and book your tickets for the beaches of laughter in Nice! The festival will take place from August 3 to 5 at the Théâtre de Verdure. Artists from the south of France will try to make you laugh out loud during 3 unforgecable evenings. You will be able to buy a pass to participate to all shows for 75€. This is an activity that will be perfect for a family or friends outing.
Sand and music: a winning combo! – “Les plages électroniques” of Cannes
You are dreaming of spending an evening on the beach listening to the best artists of the moment? Book your ticket for the electronic beaches of Cannes! The festival takes place since 2006 on the beach of the Palais des festivals et des congrès of Cannes. It will take place on August 5th, 6th and 7th 2022. In a style combining electronic music and urban pop, you will find famous DJs such as Feder, David Gueca and Martin Garrix but also rappers like Damso or Oboy. The opportunity to enjoy a magical show, on the waterfront …
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