In Lyon, we celebrate music every weekend all year long. So, as the Summer Solstice finally comes, the party can only be crazier and funnier. As it happens every year, look around to find and hear music everywhere in the city this Friday. Enough to begin the weekend on the starting block to handle Saturday’s Latin Party in many clubs.
Don’t forget your sunscreen and sunglasses, summer is here!
THURSDAY JUNE, 20 2019
Madalitso Band | Péristyle Festival
The festival of the Péristyle is a project created by the Underground Opéra, the new Lyon’s National Opéra program. The main point of the event is to present some artists from all around the world from June 6th to July 20th.
This Thursday, Madalitso Band, a duo from Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital (Africa), will be in the limelight for 3 live music sets in the evening. Yosefe and Yobu are playing their music with handmade instruments. Danceable and festive, their shows are already iconic for some European’s festivals.
Thursday from 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Péristyle de l’Opéra de Lyon
1 place de la Comédie
The Wow Signal + My Velvet Soul
The bar Le Farmer is welcoming two groups this Thursday for a crazy evening: The Wow Signal and My velvet Soul will be on stage to take you in their universe.
The Wow Signal is a local Psych Rock trio. Inspired by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and many others, their music is tinted with Rock’n’roll, but also Pop and Loud rock, which results in something original but sophisticated to their rhythms.
My Velvet Soul is also a trio but they come from Valence. They offer music inspired by the 70’s rock’n’roll for your biggest pleasure.
Entrance fee: 5 euros.
Thursday from 08:30 pm – 11:00 pm
14 montée des Carmélites, 69001 Lyon, France
Ritmo Salvaje // DJ SET
DJ, Producer and Programmer, Ritmo Salvaje takes its inspiration in America Latina’s beats. It will make you travel from Tropical Bass, Tropical Beat, and Nucumbia rhythms, through techno dub, electro and rock sounds.
Free DJ set starting at 7:30 pm. Doors will open at 5 pm. On the prog: tapas, cheese plates, and local beverages to start the evening off right!
Thursday from 07:30 pm – 00:30 am
Toï Toï le Zinc
17-19 rue Marcel Dutartre, 69100 Villeurbanne
FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019
AudioCult Open-Air: Solstice on the Docks
To celebrate the summer solstice, the collective AudioCult decided to organize a big Open-air Party on the Berges’ docks. This day will be the occasion for you to discover emerging records and artists from different backgrounds.
From Downtempo, through House music, passing by techno and new beat rhythms, the collective AudioCult advocates the music’s liberty, plurality, and eclecticism, and everyone is welcomed.
Food and Beverages on-site.
21 Jun at 12:00 pm – 22 Jun at 02:00 am
Secret Place on the Berges’Docks
Music Festival — LB aka Labat, Ortella et Halles Bâtards
The Halles du Faubourg are welcoming you in their garden to celebrate this global musical event from 6 pm to 3 am. On the prog, good music, plancha and skewers to delight your ears and taste buds at the same time.
Friday from 06:00 pm – 03:00 am
Les Halles du Faubourg
10 Impasse des Chalets, 69007 Lyon
Apéros Sonores x THS x Les Platanes: Open Air Festival
The collectives Apéro Sonores, THS, and the bar Les Platanes are giving you an appointment to celebrate the music Festival in Croix Rousse’s heart. On the prog: Funk, House and Techno Open-Air music on Lieutenant Morel’s Square for a crazy evening.
Friday from 05:00 pm – 02:00 am
10 place Lieutenant Morel, 69001 Lyon, France
Elektro System Music Festival at the Bellona Club
The collective Elektro System is taking the lead of the Bellona Club this Friday to make you dance until the end of the night.
Free entry by invitation to take here: http://goo.gl/asjE7B
Friday from 11:59 pm – 05:30 am
84 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France
SATURDAY JUNE 22
Big Open Air: Jardin Hrant Dink
Before everything, make sure that you have some sunglasses and sunscreen to enjoy the Mob Hotel’s afternoon party. For his very first “Big Open-Air”, the team of the Mob Hotel invites you to come in the garden in front of their hotel.
On the prog of the afternoon: some crazy Dj Set and live music, an outside bar, and hotdogs for you to spend a perfect moment.
- DJ SET – LOTFI / 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm
- LIVE – DJEUHDJOAH & Lieutenant Nicholson / 17h-18h
- DJ SET – MIIMO (Art Feast Records / HARD FIST) / 06:00 pm -09:00 pm
Saturday from 02:00 pm – 09:00 pm
MOB HOTEL Lyon
55 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon, France
No Border x Shika Shika
Far away from genders and aesthetical codes, the No Border parties are like a travel through the multiple worlds of music, each Summer Saturday, to push the club’s cultural boundaries further.
To begin, the Sucre’s team decided to put the Argentinian record Shika Shika in the limelight. Their music is a mix of electronic music and America Latina’s traditional and environmental sounds.
- Barrio Lindo live (Shika Shika / Buenos Aires)
- El Búho live (Shika Shika / Paris)
- Peter Power (Multi Culti / Bahia)
- Mike Stellar (Shika Shika / Lisbonne)
Saturday from 11:00 pm – 05:00 am
50 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon, France
Basslatine invites Bial Hclap DJ from Mexico
Bial Hclap is a beatmaker and producer from Guadalajara, Mexico. Actually, making a concert tour of Europe, he will play at La Passagère this Saturday. Inspired by Hip-hop, Bass, and Cumbia music, he will make you discover America Latina’s urban culture.
Saturday from 10:00 pm – 03:00 am
La Passagère (Lyon)
21 Quai Victor Augagneur, 69003 Lyon, France
Radio Bilongo Sound System
Afro-Funk, Brazil, and Latin beat this Saturday in La Maison Mère. On this occasion, the “only vinyl” DJ Michel Platine will be accompanied by the percussionist and singer Don Manana to raise the temperature in the club.
A perfect duo to spend a perfect night under the sun and coconut palms.
Saturday from 10:30 pm – 04:00 am
La Maison M
21 place Gabriel Rambaud, 69001 Lyon, France
SUNDAY JUNE 23, 2019
Closing: Refugee Food Festival Lyon – 2019
The Refugee Food Festival is a traveling project developed by Food Sweet Food association. It offers to some refugee chefs the opportunity to take the lead of a restaurant’s kitchen for a gourmand and solidary festival.
This Sunday will be the closing of the 2019 edition. On this occasion, 4 talented chefs are inviting at Heat Lyon for a wonderful brunch. On the menu: Sambossas (by Aicha Mahamet Seid, from Chad), Roti Jala (by Ahmad Hanafiah, from Malaysia), Mezze (by Ruba Khatib, from Syria) and Baklava (by Samer Fallaha, from Syria) on the rhythms of Pataquès Jazz Band and the DJ Zywox.
Admission Fees: 20 euros.
Tickets are only available online: https://bit.ly/2HWt6xx
Sunday from 11:30 am – 04:00 pm
70 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France
Tajmahal Dj Set Residency at Buddha Bar Lyon
The DJ Tajmahal is taking the lead of the Buddha Bar every Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm to make your brunches even more festive. He will set the mood with electro-lounge music tinted with a jazzy glitchy touch and an Ethnic Downtempo Indian atmosphere to crown it all.
Sunday from 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Grand Hôtel Dieu, 69002 Lyon, France
LIVE // Uptown Lovers
Uptown Lovers is a duo influenced by Anglo-Saxon’s pop music. Big Soul fans, they love to mix those sounds with Folk, Jazz, Funk or even R&B music.
If you like Stevie Wonder and grooving, and if you are up to partying on Sunday, you should probably go to take a look.
Sunday from 11:30 pm – 01:30 am
Mama Shelter (Lyon)
13, rue Domer, 69007 Lyon, France