What To Do This Week-End – May 9,10, 11 and 12 2019

Published: 2019/05/09

For this second weekend of May, here is something to do for everyone’s tastes: art festivals, vintage shops, funky parties, internationals DJ sets; and even movies broadcasted on a widescreen in a swimming pool.
To help you organize your weekend in Lyon, we have made a selection of nice things to do between Thursday and Sunday. Enjoy!



Lyon event May 2019

Flyer of the party “L’amuse Bouche”, Ninkasi Gerland.

Soirée Peinture Fraîche | Graffiti & Maloya de La Réunion

In resonance with the Peinture Fraiche Festival, the Musée des Confluences and La Métropole de Lyon ordered a monumental fresco painted by two street artists from La Réunion: Kid Kréol and Boogie.

Thursday, May 9th, the museum is organizing a meeting with these artists to discover and speak about the painting. A projection of the film Du graffiti dans les voiles, by Sami Chalak (52min), will follow, and a concert of traditional Mayola music by the band Trans Kabar as closing.

This evening will be dedicated to cultural and artistic discoveries, free of charge and open to all.

Thursday from 6 :00pm – 10 :00pm
Musée des Confluences
86, Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France.


Finissage de Drope x Two Faces

For the closing of the Comics Strip exhibition designed by Drope, the duo Two Faces will reveal the video of its new track “Silence”.

Happy Hour and Dj Set are on the list for an evening full of surprises.

Thursday from O9:00pm-01:00am
Livestation DIY / 14 rue de Bonald, 69007 Lyon, France


Vidala aux Terrasses de Confluence / After ART Works

Music, dance and happy hour are on the menu for this after work organized by BAAM productions and Confluence.

Between Nueva Cancion Open-Air concert and Latin dance initiation at the top of Confluence Terraces, this after work will make you travel all the way to Latin America

Thursday from 06:00pm-08:00pm
Les Terrasses de Confluence (niveau 2)
112 Cours Charlemagne, 69002, Lyon, France. 


Duo Two (jazz vocal)

A pianist/singer duo from Jazz standards to Latin American music for the pleasure of all Jazz Lovers.

Thursday from 08:30pm-11:00pm
Bémol 5
1 rue de la Baleine, 69005 Lyon, France


The Molochs (garage pop/machine à tubes 60’S) + Jak’s at the Sonic Lyon

The Moloch is a Californian quartet influenced by Garage Pop music.

Inspired by some bands like The Jam, The Libertines or Together Pangea, The Moloch will make you dance on 60’s surf pop music, romantic and nostalgic, solar and psychedelic.

It feels really good.

Thursday from 08:30pm-11:30pm
Sonic Lyon
In front of the 04 Quai des Etroits, 69005 Lyon, France


L’amuse-bouche #22: Hell of a Saison

“L’amuse Bouche” is the new Rendez-Vous Beer-Bugger-Music to feast properly while having fun.

The perfect occasion to discover a new beer, taste amazing dishes cooked by resident Chefs and dance on a crazy setlist.

On the menu this week:

  • Hell of a Season beer
  • Hummus and falafel for dinner
  • Rock to hip-hop mix par Maggy Smiss & DJ Andria

Thursday from 06:00pm-01:00am
Ninkasi Gerland
267 Rue Marcel Mérieux, 69007 Lyon, France



Lyon event: exhibition opening of the street artist Grems in Les Halles du Faubourg, Friday, May 10th

Flyer of the opening exhibition of the street artist Grems in Les Halles du Faubourg, Friday, May 10th.

Vernissage — Exposition solo de Grems

This Friday in Les Halles Du Faubourg, you will find the energetic and resourceful street artist and hip-hop artist Grems, for the opening of his new exhibition “Exposition Solo de Grems”.

For this occasion, the team of Les Halles du Faubourg planned a crazy deep house and bass line up.


  • KM3 (Faces)
  • RROBIN (Galant records)
  • KURT BROKEN (Escalade / Rare)
  • ADJUS (Increase the groove / vinyl village)
  • DJ GORE (Picasso 25 Oct gang)
  • L’EXODUS (Jungle)
  • and Guest dj GREMS

This event is linked to the Peinture Fraiche festival.

Free admission.

Friday from 06:00pm-03:00am
Les Halles du Faubourg 
10 Impasse des Chalets, 69007 Lyon


Nuits Sonores warm-up: Après le travail x NS Team

To keep you waiting until the launch of Les Nuits Sonores festival, the NS team takes the lead of the Sucre’s Rooftop for an amazing “Apéro-Club”.


Free admission subject to space limitations.

Friday from 06:30pm-01:00am
Le Sucre
50 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon, France



Funk, soul, and groove on the menu for this night in La Grooverie.

It is free admission, and the atmosphere promises to be electric with the band Stop The Group to set the mood.

Friday from 08:30pm-11:30pm
La Grooverie 
9 rue du Jardin des Plantes, 69001 Lyon, France


Mercer – Azar Club

Emblematic and international figure of the electro music, Mercer is a member of the group Pardon My French with DJ SNAKE, TCHAMI et MALAA and many others.

The Djs Mokoa and Nicolas Spielmann will be part of the game to end up the night with you.

Admission fees: between 10 and 12 euros.

Friday from 11:00pm-06:00am
AZAR Club 
Pavillon 52, 52 Quai Rambaud Confluence, 69002 Lyon, France


Je peux pas j’ai… Bellona Tonight

Free event on invitations to book here:

The evening promises to be electric with a Deep, melodic techno and techno sounds.



Friday from 11:45pm-06:45am
Bellona CLUB
84 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France


Border Line // Numéro 2

Everyone is welcome to dance on an equal footing in Border Line Parties.

Drag queens, club kids, queers, non-queers and others are coming to dance freely on trap, techno, dance hall, and even bass music.

Diversity is the key word during Border Line nights.


Admission Fees: 10 euros on-site.

Friday from 11:59pm-06:00am
Le Diskret
3 rue Danton, 69003 Lyon, France



Film viewing on Saturday, May 11 in Lyon, France

Kevin Costner, Picture of the Film Waterworld (DR).

Friperie / Vide-dressing / Jeunes créateurs = MINIMAXXX #13

It is almost June; the sun is out, and your dressing deserves to be full of nice summer clothes.

There, you will have the opportunity to shop some cheap and vintage second-hand clothes to be prepared to face summer holidays with style.

Saturday from 10:00am-07:00pm
1-2 place Croix Paquet, 69001 Lyon, France


KOREA DAYS 4th edition

This will be the 4th edition of this event focused on Korean culture.

On the agenda: shops, food, bubble tea, K-pop dance show, taekwondo, traditional music, and many other things, for a weekend full of discoveries.

Several guests and YouTubers may be here. Three contests are organized around dance and traditional music.

Admission fees between 8,50 and 12 euros.

May 11 and 12, from 11:00am-7:00pm 
65 Boulevard des Canuts, 69004 Lyon, France


Lyon I Salut C’est Cool_Suzane_Dampa I

Saturday, May 11, the Transbordeur is welcoming Salut C’est Cool, Suzanne, and Dampa for an evening dedicated to electro, minimalist and techno sounds.

The event is organized by the Ricard Live Music society to support French emerging artists and celebrate spring with free concerts in all the country.

Admission is free within the limits of available tickets.

Saturday from 07:00pm-11:30pm
Le Transbordeur
3 boulevard de la Bataille de Stalingrad, 69100 Villeurbanne


Waterworld à la Piscine / Festival Les Intergalactiques

As a conclusion of the 8th edition of the festival Les Intergalactiques, a widescreen broadcast of WaterWorld is organized at the swimming pool, in the 7th arrondissement of Lyon.


  • 06:00 pm: Round table on the theme “Do all bad guys smoke cigarettes?”, at the Macanudo (8 Quai Claude Bernard, in front of the swimming pool)
  • 09:30 pm: Viewing of Waterworld, Kevin Reynolds (1995 / 2h16 / Etats-Unis), feet in the water at La Piscine du Rhône.

The swimming pool is opening at 8:30 pm.

You can watch the movie in the pool with your swimsuit or out, sitting on steps fully clothed.

The entrance fee is 3.30 euros/person.

Saturday from 07:00pm-00:30am
Centre Nautique Tony Bertrand / Piscine du Rhône 
Quai Claude Bernard, 69007 Lyon, France


Livity Reggae Bash

To honor the memory of Bob Marley and its a universal message of peace, love and tolerance, the team of Toï Toï Le Zinc organized a 100% reggae party.
The concert will begin at 9:30 but doors are open from 5 pm if you want to taste some cheese tapas, beers, local wines, and others.


  • The African Legaseed – (Roots French Reggae – Live band)
  • Diarraminal – (Reggae Dancehall – Guinea)
  • DJABTY JAH – (Reggae Dancehall – Burkina Faso)
  • Jahkasa Karim (Balafon Reggae – Burkina Faso)
  • High Budub Sound feat, King Jo, Biggy & Karmalo (sound system culture)

Entrance fee: 6.50 euros.

Saturday from 08:00pm-01:00am
Toï Toï le Zinc
17-19 rue Marcel Dutartre, 69100 Villeurbanne


Mic Mac aux Halles du Faubourg w/ ARK & 18 KARAT

For their first time in Lyon, the collective Mic Mac, talented DJs and event organizers, decided to come with some friends to set the mood at Les Halles du Faubourg with an electro line up.


Take your tickets here: https://micmac.placeminute.com/

Entrance fees
Pre-sales: 7euros
On-site tickets: 12 euros.

Saturday from 09:00pm-04:00am
Les Halles du Faubourg 
10 Impasse des Chalets, 69007 Lyon


Guts & Freakistan

With the band of Guts and Freakistan -DJ and Vinyl lover – prepare yourself to shake your body all night long on Groovy, Funk, Jazz-Funk and Trance Afro Beats.

It should be like a night on the tropics during this party at la Maison M.


Entrance fees: 5.50 euros.

Saturday from 22:30-04:00
La Maison M
21 place Gabriel Rambaud, 69001 Lyon, France


Children Of The Drum – San Soda & Pablo Valentino

Last edition of “Children Of The Drum” before the summer break.

Pablo Valentino along with San Soda, a Belgian DJ, will share with the public their incredible disc collection composed of house, disco, soul, boogie, brésil, and other musical gems.

Entrance fees: 9 euros.

Saturday from 11:00pm-05:00am
Le Sucre
50 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon, France


Zoo Corp inv. Cerrone

Saturday, May 11, the Club Le Petit Salon is welcoming the Pope of Disco music: Cerrone.

The biggest room of the club will be dedicated to Disco Music with Cerrone, Chris Noyl and Rochdee to set the dancefloor on fire.

The label French House Records will take the lead of the cozy room with White Jack, Adrien Gatner, and Florent v.t on the program.

Get your tickets here: https://yurplan.com/event/Zoo-Corp-inv-Cerrone/41024#/

Admission Fees: from 12.99 to 15.99 euros.

Saturday from 11:30pm-06:30am
Le Petit Salon
3 rue de Cronstadt, 69007 Lyon, France


Elektro System & Bellona Club présentent Dominik Eulberg & Teets

The German Dominik Eulberg and the French DJ Teets are taking the lead of the Bellona boat to keep you on the dancefloor until the depth of the night.

It should be electric for all techno and electro lovers.


Saturday from 11:59pm-06:00am
Bellona CLUB
84 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France




Sunday brunch in Lyon, France - May 2019

Several people standing on the field under the blue sky, Marvin Meyer (DR).


What is better than a brunch after a tough weekend? Nothing? We agree. And that is great because the restaurant Ravigotte is offering a very nice brunch this Sunday.

25 euros/person for food, a homemade fruit juice, and a hot drink. 15 euros for children.

Sunday from 11:30am-04:30pm
76 rue Mazenod, 69003 Lyon, France


S. society x L’aprèm Habibi

Mediterranean Groove and other activities everywhere on the Rooftop on the prog, to spend a chill evening with the team of Le Sucre.

If you like mint tea, oriental pastries, and if you are dreaming to learn the art of belly dancing, this event is for you.


Admission fees: 8euros/person

Sunday from 05:00pm-11:00pm
Le Sucre
50 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon, France


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