Our selection of music festivals on La Loire à Vélo

Our selection of music festivals on La Loire à Vélo © Franck Charel

Published on 21/06/2016

For a festive summer at the water’s edge!

During the summer

We have selected 10 music festivals for you along the route of La Loire à Vélo. Jazz, rock, hip-hop, electro, DJs, classical music… You’ll definitely find what you’re looking for!

Les Escales in Saint-Nazaire

An unmissable music festival which offers some twenty concerts a day over 2 days. International artists feature in the line-up: Iggy Pop, Selah Sue, Louise Attaque, and Johnny Clegg, to name just a few!

29 to 31 July 2016 – Saint-Nazaire Port
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Jazz in the Orléans Diocese 

Free entry to the garden of the Diocese which is transformed over the course of the festival into a cosy open-air jazz club and features “all types of jazz”. The programme includes China Moses and her jazz featuring hip hop, soul and pop elements!

22 to 25 June 2016 – Garden of the Orléans Diocese
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Festival Couvre Feu in Corsept

Initially held in Corsept, Couvre Feu is moving to 6 towns for its 15th edition! This eclectic festival offers 10 days of partying and over 45 performances.

12 to 21 August 2016 – 6 towns: Corsept - Frossay - Paimboeuf - St-Viaud - St-Père-en-Retz - St-Brevin-les-Pins
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Avoine Zone Groove in Avoine

New open air layout for this festival with headliners Mika, Arno, Greg Zlap, Johnny Clegg & Emji. Discover them during this festival featuring the free concerts of many artists.

30 June to 3 July 2016 – Avoine (near Chinon)
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Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre

The 2016 edition of the Rendez-vous de l’Erdre is celebrating the 30th anniversary of this jazz festival along the banks of the Erdre in Nantes. A unique atmosphere with outside cafés, a floating stage, and old boats.

25 to 28 August 2016 – On the banks of the Erdre in Nantes and five other towns
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Terres du Son in Monts

A 2016 edition which still offers a successful melting-pot of world famous artists and artists to discover. On the programme for this eco-friendly event: Lily Wood & The Prick, Hyphen Hyphen, Mr Oizo, La Maison Tellier, Jain, Etienne De Crecy, Soulwax, The Shoes, General Eletriks…

8 to 10 July 2016 – Domaine de Candé (between Joué-lès-Tours and Monts)
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Trélazé Summer Festival

This festival for all of the family features 16 free concert dates over the two summer months, with several headliners such as UB40, Coeur de Pirate or Marina Kaye.

24 June to 27 August 2016 – Trélazé
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Format Raisins Festival in the Sancerre area

For its 4th edition, Format Raisins offers 80 or so events based on musical and choreographic creations! A gourmet route with sessions on wine and vines is also on offer.

30 June to 17 July 2016 – in 19 towns and villages around Sancerre
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Tempo Rives in Angers

A festival with a bold programme mixing local, national and even international artists. Festive moments to experience on the water front in Angers!

13 July to 16 August 2016 – Cale de la Savatte (on the edge of the Maine) in Angers
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Des Lyres d’été in Blois-Chambord

The 250 plus events on this programme, the majority of which are free, are an invitation to travel through all art forms (music, theatre, cinema, dance…). For the concert part, there’s Frero Delavega on July 13, Little Bob on July 16 and various other artists...

30 June to 4 September 2016 – Blois and its region
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