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Les Nuits de Fourvière

The Nuits de Fourvière Festival

A series of magical concerts and shows under the stars will be held at Fourvière's ancient Roman theatres. From 1st June to 31th July 2017.

The Nuits de Fourvière festival promises more than just a show or concert – experience the passion and emotion of these unforgettable events!

Originality, variety and quality are the catch-phrases of the Nuits de Fourvière Festival.

You can choose between a total of about 60 music, theatre, circus and dance shows, 10 new creations and 5 firsts in France.Well-established and budding artists from around the world are making an appearance at Nuits de Fourvière, so ready for some stunning performances.

What will the highlights of this year's festival, which defines itself as contemporary and ground-breaking, be?

The season’s highlight...

With regard to music, we’re expecting Lamomali, for the festival opening on the 1rst June. Arcade Fire (complete), Julien Doré (complete), Benjamin Biolay, Paolo Conte, Foals, Benjamin Clementine, Alt-J, Titi Robin et Rebel Diwana, Goran Bregovic and  the Lyon National Orchestra, Yann Tiersen Solo with François and the Atlas Mountains, Lady Sir, Gaetan Roussel and Rachida Brakni, Royal Blood, Michel Camilo & Tomatito, Brian Wilson, Camille, Imany, Vincenzo Capossela and Musica Nuda, Vianney and Tété (complete), Norah Jones, Pink Martini with China Forbes and Cyril Mokaiesh, The Insus... 

As for the circus, all forms of circus arts or musical: Aurélien Bory's The Plan B at the Radiant, Machine de Cirque at Fourvière grand theatre, or Cirque Plume at the Parilly park. At the Domaine de Lacroix-Laval, from the 1st to the 23rd of July, L'Homme Cirque and other companies, and concerts with musical aperitives, balls...

And of course you mustn’t miss our thematic Nights which will focus on Reggae and Calypso, Tango, Italy, Soul and Blues and Eclat Final, which is always spectacular.For the rest of the programme please go to

Spend your summer evenings out - beneath the stars!

Useful information…

Tickets sold out online? 
 Call the Nuits de Fourvière ticket office at:  +33 (0)4 72 32 00 00

Rain or inclement weather? The show must go on! Come prepared with a hood and raincoat.
In the exceptional event of a cancellation, tickets will not be reimbursed unless they are validated on site. If you are traveling from out of town, call: +33 (0)4 72 57 15 40

Take the funicular, it's free!
Accessing Fourvière by car during the festival is very difficult and should be discouraged. 
Travelling on the funicular between the stops Vieux Lyon and Minimes-Théâtres Romains is free with your concert or show ticket.

Feeling hungry? 
Book a table at La Petite Table des Nuits (from 6.30 to 10 pm during the festival, seven days a week)
Tel. +33(0)4 78 36 68 92 /

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