If you’re reading this in Paris and you’re debating on whether you should check out Versailles or the Louvre today, do neither. Every June 21 is France’s Fete de la Musique, a country-wide celebration of music with public concerts on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
There are hundreds of concerts held each year in Paris alone, dedicated to all genres of music.
Are you an electronic music junky? Check out Le Bal Electro de Montmartre, one of the biggest electronic music concerts in Paris.
Interested in exploring world music? Promenade tonight through the gardens of the Palais Royal, where 4000-9000 people are expected to attend and share their own music talents.
Feeling hot to show off your head banging skillz? Walk around the Place de la République and enjoy the rock and alternative concerts in this hip neighborhood of Paris.
For blues lovers to jazz appreciators to pop music enthusiasts, the Fete de la Musique is a day of partying to one of the best and most powerful things in life: music, which can lift us up when we’re feeling down and change the world through its message and song. Take part in this celebration of human creativity on June 21, and check out the programme to see the thousands of concerts available today in Paris, France, and other countries around the world.