Music & Festivals

Music & Festivals

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more glorious setting than the Opéra de Paris for the launch of the 2017 Parisian cultural season. With...
the xx at the Zénith

The xx. Or, to spell the band’s name properly, sans the impediment of grammar rules, they are: the xx. You might never have heard of...

The circus arts can rock the house. And that’s exactly what happened this past weekend at the 38th Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain. A...

Born in Paris on the second of April 1928, the son of Jewish Ukrainian migrants who had fled to France after the 1917 Russian...

The Bonjour Paris editorial team recently requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we...

Petite Meller is like the lovechild of Lady Gaga, David Bowie, and Cyndi Lauper. But to offer only a description of comparison would be to do...
The Critic, Paris (Photograph by Maurice Sapiro, 1956)

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite photographers on the planet. In-between stints spent playing the trumpet with the 279th Army Band in...
L'île Saint Louis

Be it a first encounter romantic rendezvous or a tête-à-tête with your other half that’s long overdue – we’ve come up with five fabulous...
caveau de la Huchette

Paris is a city that’s so rich in culture and history that it takes a lifetime to explore its nooks and crannies. Even long-time...

Paris is one of the best cities to visit in the summer with its numerous parks and summer festivities to entertain everyone in the...
Bastille Day fireworks

Bastille Day. La Fête Nationale. Quatorze Juillet. The 14th of July goes by many names in France. Whatever name you choose, it is a day...
fete de la musique

Music lovers rejoice-- festival season is well and truly here. Over the next two months, Paris will welcome an abundance of touring musical acts....