Les Nuits Guitares / Guitar Nights Festival

    Every year in the month of July, the French Riviera gathers for three nights of soulful music. This summer, the jazz madness catches everyone as bands pour their hearts out through melodies and lyrics.

    The Guitar Nights Festival (Les Nuits Guitares) is a great time to cherish jazz music as you enjoy the beauty of Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

    The festival was founded in 2000 and focuses on Caribbean zouk, Franco-Cuban, jazz, blues, acoustic, soul, etc. Fresh and original music is always its center. ‘Eclectic’ is the word to describe this music festival. The festival caters to all ages by being diverse.

    Food trucks and a bar offer meals and refreshments. There is also be a VIP area for privileged viewers, where they will have access to catering and drinks.

    Nuits Guitares: Music and Performers

    The crowd waits in La Jardin de l'Olivaie for the performers in Les Nuits Guitares.
    Asaf Avidan, Les Nuits Guitares 2017
    Asaf Avidan, Les Nuits Guitares

    Zouk: The KAZZAV’ group created and popularized this style in the 80s. They give pride to Caribbean music and musicians. It is still the most popular French musical expression in the world. Carlos G. Lopez will open up for KASSAV’. They will perform on the first day.

    French-Cuban: Ibeyi will perform to charm the crowd with a unique mix of soul-pop, hip-hop, electronic, and Yoruba singing. They will be heard on the second day of the event.

    Blufunk: It is the personal style of Keziah Jones. The Nigerian singer blends soul-funk, blues, rock, and African rhythm. He also creates sound poems through music. He will be on the second day.

    MEDI: He is the ‘ambassador of feel-good spirit’. A renowned drummer and arranger, he will perform on the third day.

    The Jacksons: Jermain, Jackie, Marlon, and Tito will lead the audience with their cult tracks. They will also pay tribute to Michael Jackson, the legendary pop icon. They will play on the third day.

    Video of the Nuits Guitares Festival

    Nuits Guitares Music Festival 2021 Event Details

    Event Type: Music Festival

    Frequency: Annual

    Date: July 2021 (exact dates will be added when announced)

    Timing: The event will start at 7pm

    Contact Details: Tourist Office: +33493010221

    Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

    Website: Official website

    Location: Le Jardin de l’Olivaie, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

    How to Get to Les Nuits Guitares Music Festival

    By Plane: Beaulieu-sur-Mer is 6 kilometers west of the Nice Airport.

    By Car: In a car, you must follow Basse Corniche to reach the center.

    By Bus: #81 Bus has a daily route from Nice. #100 Bus runs from Nice, and stops at the town, then also goes to Ezé and Monaco.

    By Train: It is on the TER line 4 that runs from Nice to Menton.

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