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47th La Défense Jazz Festival from June 24 to 30, 2024

Place de La Défense

  • From June 24, 2024 to June 30, 2024
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What better way to kick off the summer than with the 47th edition of the La Défense Jazz Festival? This not-to-be-missed event, organized by the Département des Hauts-de-Seine, returns from June 24 to 30, 2024, to get the Place de La Défense jazzing!

With an all-new program, the festival offers a musical stroll intoxicated with jazz notes, all outdoors on the brand-new Place de La Défense! Blues, electrojazz, soul, hip-hop, jazz rock, afrobeat, folk, world music... there's something for everyone!

Among the first names to join the festival line-up are Gregory Porter, Imany, Jeff Mills, Nubya Garcia, Roberto Fonseca and Tigran Hamasyan. This emblematic jazz event offers you the chance to discover the great names of jazz, as well as new nuggets from the 47th National Jazz Competition. The rest of the program will be announced in a few days. See you on May 24 for more details!

The Concours national de jazz de La Défense

As every year, the Hauts-de-Seine department organizes the Concours national de jazz de La Défense, on June 26 and 27, from 12pm to 2pm. A benchmark event in French jazz circles, and open to all jazz styles, the competition takes place during the La Défense Jazz Festival. Registration for the competition is open until May 24 for all jazz styles.

To register for the competition

Leaders of the French jazz scene, including : Julien Lourau, Pierre de Bethman, Antoine Hervé, Le Sacre du Tympan, Erik Truffaz, Paul Lay, Leïla Martial, Anne Quillier Sextet, Laurent Coulondre, EYM trio, Gauthier Toux, Airelle Besson, Thomas De Pourquery, Youn Sun Nah, Chocho Cannelle, as well as the winners of the 2023 edition, Bøl and Melissa Weikart... all of whom played at the start of their careers on the festival stage.

And because good music is priceless, all festival concerts are completely free!

To find out more about the program

Practical info:
Place de La Défense
From June 24 to 30, 2024
Free admission

Place de La Défense