Music & Nightlife

The best gigs, festivals and nights out in Paris – find shows and book tickets

All upcoming events


The hugely influential New York band return after a long dormancy. Now a three-piece after the departure of imposing bassist Carlos D, they should play plenty of doomy, potent, gloomily swirling early noughties favourites tonight such as 'PDA' and 'Evil', as well as new stuff from their long-awaited fifth album 'El Pintor' (see what they did

  1. Olympia 28 boulevard des Capucines, 9e
  2. Tue Jan 27 - Wed Jan 28
Buy tickets

Feu! Chatterton

The first tracks released by this duo showcase their tense, sombre music, equal parts Noir Désir and Connan Mockasin.

  1. Espace Michel Berger 2, rue du Président Georges Pompidou, 95110
  2. Fri Jan 30
Buy tickets


Travel India from Mumbai to Calcutta at Paris’s brand new classical music venue, La Philharmonie de Paris. The last weekend of January will be devoted to celebrating the diversity of Indian music from the classical to the most modern styles. On Saturday afternoon, Andrés Marin’s show ‘Yatra’ (‘Voyage’ in Sanskrit) takes the audience

  1. Philharmonie de Paris 221 avenue Jean Jaurès, 19e
  2. Fri Jan 30 - Sun Feb 1
Buy tickets

Ed Sheeran

Acoustic folk, hip hop beats and loop pedals from this bewilderingly popular, carrot-topped maestro, whose 'The A-Team' single catapulted him into the mainstream, while chart-busting debut LP '+' has firmly kept him there. Expect an enthusiastic audience to swoon and shriek uncontrollably in the presence of this (very young) man. 

  1. Le Zénith 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, 19e
  2. Mon Feb 2
Buy tickets


  • Critics choice

At a time when the indie scene is awash with bland identikit bands, the four-piece Alt-J manage to surprise and excite with every new release. Once you’ve got your ears around Joe Newman’s slightly forced vocal style, you’ll realize that this is a band powered by ideas: highly original lyrics meld with unpredictable melodies and creative

  1. Le Zénith 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, 19e
  2. Wed Feb 4
Buy tickets
See all upcoming events

Concert calendar

  1. Interpol

    The hugely influential New York band return after ...

  2. Die Antwoord

    The South African hip hop trio, whose name transla...

Follow us