Saint-Nazaire : la Fête de la Musique revient tambour battant

the Fête de la Musique returns with a bang

More than 60 concerts are scheduled in the streets, bars or shops, accompanied by activities offered by associations in the city.

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Published on June 20, 2022 at 2:44 p.m.

The Fête de la Musique celebrates its 40th anniversary this year! And also his big comeback, after a period marked by the covid and the cancellation of this meeting to titillate our ears, and make us wiggle our legs. Whether you are in Saint-Marc-sur-Mer, in the city center, at the Paquebot, on the seafront or at Place du Commando, the artists chosen by the VIP event team and the city of Saint-Nazaire will play for you all evening this Tuesday, June 21. Discover the program that awaits you this year! Last minute, changes were announced in the afternoon of June 21 due to a strike by city technical services agents: cancellation of the Place de l’Amérique Latine stage, and withdrawal of some concerts in interior at the Fountains of the Paquebot.

STEP dance/house sessions on the Place du Commando

The association FitnessHorizon will be in dynamic mode on the Place du Commando with sessions that will not only strengthen the eardrums: from 6.30 p.m. music dance/ The association Kriska Dans’club will also be present from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a demonstration of rhythmic, modern jazz and tap dancing.

7 concerts in Saint-Marc on the Esplanade de Monsieur Hulot

Something new, the Saint-Marc-sur-Mer festival committee is organizing a music festival facing the sunset and facing the ocean. A nice way to mark the summer solstice with very eclectic musical proposals from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.: blues, folk & pop, rap & hip hop, French acoustic music, jazz or swing singing.

Bars and shops open their doors to musicians!

Live music in bars and shops is a must for any successful music festival. The Codbar (square de la Mutualité) will host the covers of Wicked Sound from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., The Transat (seafront) will be immersed in the jazz fusion atmosphere of Kial Né and the covers of Ephémères, the choir Au Clair de la Rue will give voice to Under the palm trees at 9 p.m. (Commando Square). On the seafront, you can try your hand at a little Breton dance with the Celtic circle at The Bara’K from 6 p.m., intoxicate yourself with the energetic pop rock of Schaf at 8:30 p.m. The Bronzetteor enjoy Tom Ettel’s DJ set at Dolphin Cafe (Bd Rene Coty). The concept store The base will provide a rock atmosphere at 8 p.m. with Charles Gounod Conspiracy, as will the store DownRide with Bad Trolls at 9 p.m. At the Happiness of Bennes, The Little Stage of Les Halles, and The garden will also be there.



​4 outdoor stages in the streets of the city

This music festival will be an opportunity to make your way from place to place, from street to street, to discover eclectic musical surprises. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the rue de la Paix, the place de l’Amérique Latine, the fountains at the Paquebot, and the Town Hall (from 7 p.m.) will offer a new musical formation every hour, to satisfy until more thirst all musical tastes. By crossing the Blue Ribbon from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., you will be welcomed by the repertoire of the choir Kaleidos Songsand a few steps further, in cell 2 of the submarine base, you can embark towards the rising sun with the frenzied Kpop of Stoneheart. In the cool, the church of Saint-Nazaire will welcome the hearts of women vocaliaand a set of recorders.

Alveolus 12 leads the dance, while the street sets the tone

The Saint-Nazaire dance schools will meet in Alvéole 12 of the submarine base for a variety of Irish dancing, oriental dancing, Breton dancing, street dancing, classical dancing or even line dancing, at from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. What a good idea, it will give you time before making a detour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. by the forecourt of the residence “The gardens” at 50 rue de Pornichet, to let yourself be lulled by songs from the 30s/40s/50s accompanied by a barrel organ. Without forgetting to linger in the green space of Sautron from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. to savor the prowess of diatonic accordionists, and the notes of the harmony orchestra of Saint-Nazaire. Finally, to punctuate the whole evening, the Brazilian percussions of the association Cavamania surge in the Place des Droits de l’Homme. A little advice, plan to take your Wednesday, and also good shoes to not miss any of these beautiful proposals!

Fête de la Musique • Saturday June 21, 2022 in Saint-Nazaire • Complete program on


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