Theatre, Music, Opera & Concert Venues

Le New Morning
Established jazz venue. Concerts begin at 21:00. 7-9 rue des Petites Ecuries (Arr 10). Metro: Chateau dEau.
Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris
Built by Charles Garnier, its construction was initiated by Napoleon III. It is an historical monument and is open to visitors during the day. Opera and ballet works are mainly performed here. Place de lOpera (Arr 9) Metro: Opera.
Opera Bastille
The home of the French National Opera. Place de la Bastille (Arr 12) Metro: Bastille.
Theatre Adyar
Regular classical music concerts are held here. 4 square Rapp (Arr 4)
Theatre dIvry-Antoine Vitez
Theatre offing a wide range of theatre and dance performances as well as cultural activities. 1 rue Simon Dereure, Ivry-sur-Seine (94). Metro: Mairie dIvry.
Drama Ties Theatre Company
Plays in English performed by professional anglophone actors at Vingtieme Theatre, 7 rue Des Platrieres (Arr 20) Metro: Menilmontant
La Java
Bar and club venue with a varied programme including: stand-up comedy – in English; salsa and tango; electro DJ sets; and rock concerts. 105 rue du Faubourg du Temple (Arr 10). Metro Belleville.
Soif Compagnie
Theatre company creating and performing in English and French. 55 rue de la Procession (Arr 15) Metro: Plaisance.
Stade de France
Sports stadium and concert venue. Saint-Denis (93). RER B: La-Plaine-Stade-de-France
Theatre Du Palais Royal
Theatre venue playing a number of live shows and theatre. Located at 38 rue de Montpensier (Arr 1) Metro: Palais Royal
Jazz Club Etoile
Jazz club with live concerts on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 21:30. 81 Boulevard Gouvion Saint-Cyr (Arr 17). Metro: Porte Maillot.
La Scene Bastille
Club offering live concerts and international DJs every weekend and some weeknights. At 2 bis rue des Taillandiers (Arr 11) Metro: Bastille
Autour de Midi-Minuit
Jazz venue presenting free ‘jam sessions’ every Tuesday evening. Open Tuesday to Sunday until late. 11 rue Lepic (Arr 18). Metro: Blanche.
La Cigale
Famous Paris concert venue in the Montmartre area. Located at 120 bd rochechouart (Arr 18) Metro: Anvers/Pigalle
Le Montfort
Theatre run by the city of Paris. 106 rue Brancion (Arr 15) Parc Georges Brassens. Metro: Porte de Vanves
International Bar
Bar and concert venue located near rue Oberkampf. 5/7 rue Moret (Arr 11). Metro: Menilmontant
Le Bataclan
Music and concert venue hosting French and international artists. Located at 56 blvd Voltaire (Arr 11) Metro: Voltaire
Au Cafe de Paris
Well established bar / bistro that also hosts concerts and shows. 158 Rue Oberkampf (Arr 11). Metro: Menilmontant.
59 Rivoli
Collective of 30 artists’ studios hosting a range of exhibitions and concerts. Open: Tuesday to Sunday 13:00 - 20:00. 59 rue de Rivoli (Arr 1). Metro: Chatelet
Theatre de la Ville
A programme of Theatre, Dance and Music throughout the year, often with guest companies from overseas.
Palais de la Paiva
Theatre with varied programme of musical evenings. Palais de la Paiva, 25 Avenue des Champs-Elysee (Arr 8). Metro: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Le Reservoir
Music venue, club, bar and restaurant presenting a varied programme of concerts from French and international acts. 16 rue de la Forge Royale (Arr 11) Metro: Faidherbe Chaligny.
This old Jazz joint unveils superb vaulted downstairs rooms where international Jazz figures gather for freestyle Jazz sessions. At 60 rue des Lombards (Arr 1) Metro: Chatelet
Le Trabendo
Music venue located in one of the many ‘follies’ located in the Parc de la Villette, 211 avenue Jean Jaures (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de Pantin.
La Maroquinerie
Rock, pop and folk music venue in the north of Paris. Closed August. 23 rue Boyer (Arr 20). Metro: Gambetta.
Studio de l’Ermitage
Music venue with varied programme including jazz and world music concerts. 8 rue de l’Ermitage (Arr 20). Metro: Jourdain or Menilmontant.
New Morning
Well known jazz venue at 7-9 rue des Petites Ecuries (Arr 10) Metro: Chateau d'Eau
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Point Ephemere
Trendy bar, restaurant and concert venue. Mixed programme offering concerts from new and established artists. 200 quai de Valmy (Arr 10). Metro: Chateau-Landon.
Cite de la Musique
Concert hall offering access to culture through its concerts, museum and exhibitions. Also houses media library, educational and publishing activities for both adults and young people. 221 avenue Jean Jaures (Arr 19) Metro: Porte de Pantin.
Ateliers de Charonne
Jazz club, bar and restaurant presenting the rising stars of gypsy jazz. Open Tuesday to Saturday 19:00-01:00. 21 rue de Charonne (Arr 11). Metro: Charonne.
Le Duc des Lombards
Jazz venue two concerts a night at 20:00 and at 21:00. 42 rue des Lombards (Arr 1) Metro: Chatelet
Le Motel
Bar located near Bastille. Happy hour, DJ sets, concerts and after show parties. Open Tuesday to Sunday 18:00-1:45. 8 passage Josset (Arr 11). Metro: Bastille or Ledru-Rollin.
Cafe De La Danse
Rock and pop concert hall. At 5 passage Louis Philippe (Arr 11) Metro: Hotel de Ville
Dame de Canton
Alternative and world music venue and club located on a boat. Port de la Gare (Arr 13). Metro: Quai de la Gare.
Theatre Espace Cardin
An English language theatre company with performances every Monday at the venue just across from the American Embassy. This is the permanent home to the One World Actors. At 1 ave Gabriel (Arr 8) Metro: Concorde
The International Players
Amateur theatre company based in the western suburbs. Put on two English-language productions per year. The plays are generally presented in St Germain en Laye or Le Pecq
Le Nouveau Casino
Rock and electronica music venue and club located in the Oberkampf area. 109 Rue Oberkampf (Arr 11). Metro: Oberkampf.
La Taverne Cluny
A student pub located in the Latin Quarter with live music. At 51 rue de la Harpe (Arr 5). Metro/RER: St Michel
Paris Bercy
Large entertainment and sports venue situated near the Gare de Lyon at 8 boulevard de Bercy (Arr 12) Metro/RER/SNCF: Gare de Lyon
La Ferme du Buisson
Art and cultural centre with a varied programme of theatre, music and other performances. Scene Nationale de Marne-la-Vallee, Allee de la Ferme, Noisiel (77). RER A: Noisiel.
Le Cavern
Bar & music venue (rock, jazz, world, soul and pop) open Tuesday to Saturday from 19:00-04:00. 21 rue Dauphine (Arr 6). Metro: Odeon
La Boule Noire
Live music and concert venue in Montmartre. At 120 blvd Rochechouart (Arr 9) Metro: Anvers
Lavoir Moderne Parisien
Concert venue with a mixed programme including jazz and world music. 35 rue Leon (Arr 18). Metro: Chateau Rouge.
Le Cafe De La Gare
Comedy and music venue. 41 rue temple (Arr 4). Metro: Rambuteau.
Le Baiser Sale
Well established Jazz club in the centre of Paris. Varied programme of concerts. 58 rue des Lombards (Arr 1). Metro: Chatelet.
Le Pave dOrsay
Art gallery and performance space. 48 rue de Lille (Arr:7)
Cafe Universal
Jazz concerts, free admission. Vocal jam sessions every Tuesday night. Open Monday to Saturday 21:30-02:00. 267, rue St-Jacques (Arr 5). Metro: Luxembourg.
La Goutte dOr
Cultural space featuring all forms of artistic expression from the African continent and the Indian Ocean. Regular conferences and performances. Restaurant too. Open weekdays from 18:00 to 02:00. 19 rue de la Goutte dOr (Arr 18) Metro: La Chapelle
Satellit Cafe
World music venue. Varied programme with representative concerts every Tuesday to Thursday. 44 Folie Mericourt (Arr 11). Metro: Oberkampf.
Maison de la Musique de Nanterre
Concert venue with a varied programme of performances. Also home to a large music library. 8 rue des Anciennes-Mairies, Nanterre RER A: Nanterre Ville.
Theatre de la Cite Internationale
Theatre offering a varied programme of dance, theatre, music and other performances. 17 boulevard Jourdan (Arr 14). RER B: Cite-Universitaire.
Palais des Congres
Large music and entertainment venue at 2 place de la Porte Maillot (Arr 17). Metro: Porte-Maillot.
American Musical Theatre Live! Paris
Association that produces musical theatre and offers theatrical educational opportunities in Paris.
The Zenith
Concert venue in the heart of the parc de la Villette. At 211 ave Jean Jaures (Arr 19) Metro: Porte de Pantin
One of Paris best known concert venues. Located at 28 bd Capucines (Arr 9) Metro: Opera.
Theatre de Vanves
Theatre, gallery and cinema with a wide programme of events. 12 rue Sadi Carnot, Vanves (92). Metro: Malakoff-Plateau de Vanves
Amis du Jardin Shakespeare du Pre Catelan
This association supports and puts on open air theatre in the Bois de Boulogne. Based at 1 place de Wagram (Arr 16) Metro: Wagram
Theatre Laboratoire Elizabeth Czerczuk
Theatre dedicated to contemporary creations. Venue can be hired for events. 20 rue Marsoulan (Arr: 12) Metro: Nation/Picpus
On Stage Theatre Company
Theatre company producing plays in English. At 5 rue Georges Lardennois (Arr 19) Metro: Buttes Chaumont
Sudden Theatre
The Sudden Theatre often puts on English language productions, it features contemporary and original theatre productions. Located at 14 bis, rue Ste-Isaure, Montmartre (Arr 18) Metro: Jules-Joffrin
Salle Pleyel
Classical music venue at 252 rue du faubourg Saint-Honore (Arr 8). Metro: Ternes.
La Colline - Theatre National
One of the five French national theatres dedicated to drama and entirely supported by the Ministry of Culture. Contemporary theatre productions. Some performances are subtitled in English. 15 rue Malte-Brun (Arr 20) Metro: Gambetta
Philharmonie de Paris
Concert venue and exhibition space. 221 avenue Jean-Jaures (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de Pantin
Music venue in the north of Paris presenting DJ sets and live bands. 7/15 avenue de la Porte de la Villette (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de la Villette.
An international troupe of actors who perform regular improvised comedy shows in English in Paris. They have provided improvised entertainment to Paris since 2001.
Cabaret Sauvage
Circus tent shaped music venue located in Parc de la Villette attracts big name acts across the musical spectrum. Parc de la Villette, 211 avenue Jean Jaures (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de la Villette.
Theatre de lOdeon
Official website of the Odeon-Theatre of Europe, Paris - France. Information, guided tour, history, photos and videos.
Palais des Sports
Vast auditorium with varied programme from stadium rock to musical productions. Porte de Versailles (Arr 15). Metro: Porte-de-Versailles.
La fleche dor
Legendary Parisian music venue with eclectic programme from folk to new wave electronica. 102 bis rue de Bagnolet (Arr 20). Metro: Gambetta.
Elysee Montmartre
Well known Parisian music venue showcasing anything from hard rock to pop, hip-hop to folk rock. 72 boulevard de Rochechouart (Arr 18). Metro: Anvers.
Cine 13 Theatre
Theatre located in the Montmartre area of Paris with a varied programme. 1 Avenue Junot (Arr 18). Metro: Abbesses.
Dear Conjunction Theatre Company
Bilingual (French and English) theatre in Paris (and touring the world) for over 20 years. Venues vary.
Casino De Paris
Famous Paris concert hall. Located at 16 rue de Clichy (Arr 9) Metro: Trinity
Live music and theatre venue offering a diverse programme. 21 rue Yves Toudic (Arr 10). Metro: Republique.
Theatre de Nesle
The Theatre de Nesle niched in the famed Latin quarter sometimes features productions in English. Call them to check out their programme. Located at 8 rue de Nesle (Arr 6) Metro: Odeon
The World of the Words
Association that provides English theatre productions with subtitles in French. The Pixel Theatre, 18 rue Championnet (Arr 18)
Espace Kiron
Large cultural space incorporating a music venue, an art gallery, a restaurant and a professional photography studio. 10 rue La Vacquerie (Arr 11). Metro: Voltaire / Philippe Auguste.
La Bellevilloise
Arts and entertainment cooperative offering a varied programme of events, exhibitions and music concerts. 19 rue Boyer (Arr 20). Metro Gambetta.
Caveau de la Huchette
Jazz club with live performances every night from 21:30. 5 rue de la Huchette (Arr 5). Metro: Saint-Michel.