July 2, 2014
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For those of you who haven’t yet planned your summer holidays, this glimpse of the French Riviera  music scene could be a triggering factor!

With the summer in full swing, you will find a wide choice of musical events and open-air music  festivals on the Riviera. They continue to multiply to the point that we hardly know which way to turn.  There’s something for every taste! Jazz, Rock, Blues, Electronic music, Classic or Latino….

Going to a Festivals can be a good opportunity to meet new artists performing in exceptional places;  from Mediterranean beaches to the hill-top villages of “Balcons de la Côte d’Azur”. Take the time to  enjoy a musical break and discover another more authentic & intimate Riviera in the heart of luxurious gardens, in the Theatre de Verdure and in Castle courtyards.

Here specially for you is a list of events not to be missed!

Nice Jazz Festival
From the 8th to the 12th July

Les Nuits du Sud à Vence
From the 11th July to the 9th August – (Grand Jardin) Vence

The Monte-Carlo Summer Festival 40th anniversary
From the 4th July to the 23rd August – Monaco

Les Nuits Musicales du Suquet
From the 22nd to the 28th July – Cannes

Jazz à Juan
From the 11th to the 20th July – Juan-les_Pins

Ma ville est tango 
From the 11th to the 14th July – Menton

Crazy Week ( The Nice pop-rock Festival)
From the 16th to the 20th July – (Théâtre de Verdure) – Nice

Les Concerts d’été du Palais Princier de Monaco
From the 17 July to the 7th August – Monaco

Les Baroquiales
From the 18th to the 25th July – Sospel

Les Folies de lacs
From the 18th to the 20th July (La Colmiane’s lake)-Valdeblore

69th Music Festival Menton
From the 1st to the 11th August – (Parvis Saint-Michel) –Menton

Plages Electroniques de Cannes
From the 6th to the 14th – Cannes

Jazz à Domergue
From the 1st to the 5th August – (Villa Domergue) – Cannes

Festival Pantiero
From the 8th to the 10th August (Terrasse du Palais des Festivals) – Cannes

Break the Floor Summer
the 16th August – Cannes

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