What To Do This Week-End – June 20, 21, 22 and 23 2019

Published: 2019/06/20


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!




Malawi's vibes for the Peristyle's Festival with Madalitso Band

Madalitso Band, a duo from Malawi, will be on the stage of the National Opera’s Péristyle – Thursday, June 20.

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
Le Farmer
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


Celebration of the summer solstice on the Berges'docks with AudioCult

Secret open-air party on the Berges’Docks to celebrate the summer Solstice – Friday, June 21.

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.

Free event.

21 Jun at 12:00 pm – 22 Jun at 02:00 am
Secret Place on the Berges’Docks 
Lyon, France


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.

Line up:


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
Les Platanes
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.

Line up: 

Free entry by invitation to take here: http://goo.gl/asjE7B

Friday from 11:59 pm – 05:30 am
Bellona CLUB
84 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France




Latin vibes for the No Border Line party at Le Sucre

Shika Shika comes from Argentina. He will set the mood at Le Sucre this 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.

Line up:

Saturday from 02:00 pm – 09:00 pm
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.

Line up:

Saturday from 11:00 pm – 05:00 am
Le Sucre
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


Worldwide food at Heat Lyon, Refugee food festival

Closing of the Refugee Food Festival with 4 talented chefs at Heat Lyon – Sunday, June 23.

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
Buddha-Bar Lyon
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



Between 0 and 20 euros depending on the event.