Best music festivals on the French Riviera for the Summer 2013
If you are staying on the French Riviera this summer (lucky you!), do not miss the following music festival. The French Riviera is very active in June-July-August and you will have the opportunity to see great artists and performers in beautiful settings.
Nice Jazz Festival 2013
Originally devoted to Jazz music, the Nice Jazz Festival also welcomes pop artists. An eclectic guest list which will bring together, in 2013, Ben Harper, Manu Katché, Earth Wind and Fire and C2C.
The festival moved from the gardens of Cimiez Amphitheater a couple of years ago and settled in the Théâtre de Verdure, next to the Promenade des Anglais.
Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival
International pop stars will be in Monaco this summer. RnB queen Rihanna will perform for 2 incredible concerts in Monaco. British artist Rod Stewart will make his return on stage. Sir Elton John will also join the festival. And the list does not stop here since you will be able to see Carlos santana, Joe Cocker, Deep Purple, Elvis Costello… Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival will also celebrate French and Italian music thanks to the participation of Michel Sardou, Eros Ramazzotti, Garou and Roberto Alagna.
Nuits du Sud in Vence
This music festival in Vence is much smaller than the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival but is full of charm and also welcomes great performers.
Cannes and Antibes will also vibrate this summer thanks to the Jazz à Juan festival and the Plages Electroniques. If you want more details about the music festivals in Cannes in 2013, read our previous article.