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Jazz à la Villette 2018

Jazz à la Villette 2018: August 30 – September 9

Since 2002, Jazz à la Villette has offered a brilliant and varied musical array each September, prolonging summer with a celebration of the genre’s many nuances. Jazz à la Villette holds performances in various concert halls in Paris – Philharmonie de Paris, Atelier du Plateau, Studio de l'Ermitage, etc. More than 30,000 jazz enthusiasts attend the concerts featuring both established and emerging talents, who continue each year to extend the boundaries of jazz.

This year, the sharp and eclectic programming of Jazz à la Villette includes performances by Tshegue duo, seven-musician group BCUC (Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness), African singer Salif Keita, American jazz singer Robin McKelle, British trumpet player Dhafer Youssef,  Belgian singer Selah Sue, and many more.

In addition, various children workshops and activities accompany the concerts, including concert in images Jazzoo 2, mini-show Tout en bleu !, family-oriented show Pierre, Feuille, Loup, and music tale Rise Up !

Discover the full line-up here.