When? May 27-June 1 2016.
What? Rock and electro concerts plus free open-air gigs.
Where? Parc de la Villette.
For the last ten years, the Villette Sonique festival has brought the Parc de la Villette to life every spring, and since the renovations of the Grande Halle, it’s become an unmissable rock and electro event for music-mad Parisians. As ever, the festival's trump card is its generous programme of free open-air gigs in the park, which take place on the Saturday and Sunday afternoons. This year look out for Sleaford Mods, Boredoms, Ty Segall & The Muggers and more.
For more information, check the official website.
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