How to Enjoy Music in the City of Lights

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The French capital, Paris, never fails to amaze people with its various attractions that are perfect for everyone ranging from kids to the elderly. There is no wonder that the city holds one of the top positions on the bucket list of almost every traveler.

Paris is a great city for enjoying music as well, making it an ideal place for all the music buffs out there. There are many ways, in which you can have the best music experience in the City of Lights during your Paris city tours. Below is an ultimate guide to where you can enjoy music when in the French capital.

Concert Halls

If you are music junkie, the concert halls here is perfect to give you goose bumps with their ultimate music skills. There are many concert venues in the City of Lights where many legendary artists as well as the local stars rock. The main neighborhoods that are sure to give you a memorable music experience are Pigalle and La Villette.

The former one is ideal for people who are in love with contemporary music, whereas the latter one usually host classical notes. Furthermore, the venues in Pigalle are also famous for their cabaret performances that are sure to raise the overall music experience. The popular concert halls over here are Le Trianon and Le Cigale.


One of the best places to enjoy music in the city is the eclectic bars in Paris. The best bars where you can enjoy live music concerts relishing your favorite alcohol are located in the neighborhood of Bastille and Oberkampf. In these streets, you can see a variety of top-notch bars, nightclubs, and other amazing dining venues, and most of these places are known for their captivating music. Other places in the city that offer great music experience include Pop In, Les Disquaires, etc.

An attractive thing is that you can enjoy different types of music such as jazz, hip-hop, funk, etc., in these bars for free of cost. However, the charge to enter to most of the nightclubs here is 5 Euros per head.

Metro Buskers

Another great way to enjoy music without wasting any time during your Paris city tours is by taking a ride in the metro. All the artists performing here are highly skilled, as they have to go through a stringent competitive process in order to get their performance license.

Even though the music is free here, you will have to pay a few bucks to buy their albums. Apart from that, you can also see many French students practicing music in front of Palais Garnier on most days.