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Opera Garnier | Paris Opera House, mini-Versailles

Opera Garnier, Opera National de Paris or Palais Garnier, or more known commonly as the Paris Opera, whatever you call it, it’s generally considered to …

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The magnificent Jazz in Vienne festival

There’s no denying that the French love a festival, their many and diverse street celebrations always seem to bring out the soul and essence of …

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5 annual Jazz in France events you’ll love

France has long had a penchant for jazz and in the summer there are jazz festivals galore. There’s nothing quite like listening to the sweet …

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Artists and music at the Marciac Jazz Festival

Marciac is a Gascon bastide village that dates to the end of the 13th Century, set among the sunflowers and cornfields of the Gers. Despite …

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Marvellous Marciac and its fabulous Jazz Festival

  Tucked away in the small valleys of the Gers in south west France is the classic bastide town of Marciac. It’s not huge, it …

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The music lovers guide to music events in France

We’ve put together details of some of the best known, best-loved or just plain fun annual music events in France. If you know of any …

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Gary Mullen and The Works One Night of Queen in France

It was with some excitement that I ventured out on a chilly January day to the Sceneo events venue in St Omer, northern France. It’s …

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Jazz at Juan-les-Pins Antibes France

I’ve been a regular at this jazz festival over the past few years and every year when the programme is published I cannot resist just …

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Magical summertime music in the Lot, France

My summer in the Lot area, south west France, has been filled with music and in August my friends and I attended a concert organised …

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Normandy Jazz under the apple trees

The annual Jazz Sous Les Pommiers (‘Jazz Under The Apple Trees’)  Normandy Jazz Festival draws top stars and huge crowds… An ancient barn in the …

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