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See The Marriage of Figaro in the open air at Les Invalides, 7th, 8th & 9th September 2017

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Directed by French actress Julie Gayet 😳 (also known as the partner of France’s previous president, François Hollande) you can see The Marriage of Figaro outdoors in the very splendid setting of Les Invalides, very close to our hotels!

Here’s all the info.

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Fnac Live Festival at Hôtel de Ville
6th-8th July 2017

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France equivalent of Virgin Megastore or HMV (although they’ve all closed haven’t they?) has a great free music festival about to happen in the centre of town – The Fnac Live Festival runs for three days with nearly thirty concerts of mostly French known acts and actually some pretty big names (although they may not mean much to you) including Julien Doré, Camille, Benjamin Biolay, Cassius, Julien Clerc

And it’s really not far from our hotels! Here’s all the info.

Festival Fnac Live à l'Hôtel de Ville du 6 au 8 juillet 2017

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Sgt. Pepper’s Experience exhibition at the Maison de la Radio until 29th July 2017

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ craziest album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Maison de la Radio has devised an ‘exhibition experience’ for you to learn all about what they call ‘the first 3D album’!

Here’s all the info.

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The Saint-Germain-des-Prés Jazz Festival
until 22nd May 2017

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The jazz festival that gives the whole area around our hotels an extra zing is back!

Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés has a whole host of concerts of course, but also special evening events, a section for upcoming talents, concerts specially tailored to children, jazz talks and more.

Here’s all the info.
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Record Store Day 2017 22nd April

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It’s time to celebrate vinyl – the physical format that came back from the dead to save the music industry – with the French version of Record Store Day – Disquaire Day!

For one day only you be able to find lots of limited edition vinyl at independent record stores, and there just happen to be quite a few near our hotels!

Here’s all the info.
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The Paris Techno Parade Saturday 24th September 2016

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It’s time to go crazy! 400,000 people marching in the street, loud pounding bass, wild looks and clubnights everywhere…

It’s the Techno Parade and you’ll have a hard time avoiding it!

Here’s all the info.

La Techno Parade samedi 24 septembre 2016

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Jazz à la Villette festival
30th August -11th September 2016

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The festival de jazz unlike any other, Jazz à la Villette, is back with a line-up as eclectic as usual – Archie Shepp, Chick Corea, The Herbaliser and, er, Gogo Penguin – plus concerts for kids and five music-themed films.

Here’s all the info.

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21st June 2016 – the Fête de la Musique
near our hotels!

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Don’t forget about our jazz piano concert tonight at la Belle Juliette!

There are also events all over town, including loads just minutes from our hotels.

Here are a few ideas, plus info about how to get home late if you go further afield (part of the metro system will be running all night).
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The 2016 Saint-Germain Jazz Festival
19th-31st May 2016

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One of the cultural high points of the year in the area around our hotels, the Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés is back for its 16th edition with loads of concerts (of course) but also a special spotlight on new talents, a jazz club after party, a huge outdoor jazz swing party, several jazz-related talks and even two concerts in, er, prisons.

Here’s all the info.
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Record Store Day in Paris, 16th April 2016

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Forget streaming and get out tour old vinyl, or even your new vinyl – the format now seems to be as popular as the CDs that were supposed to replace it!

Disquaire Day (the French version of Record Store Day) is the moment to get to know some of Paris’ amazing independent record stores, places where they can help you to discover your next favourite artist. As thanks, they’ll be selling limited editions available only in-store for one day, which is good news because the area around our hotels has some great stores participating…

Here’s all the info, including what’s new this year (hint: nightlife!)

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