Vienne Jazz auditorium

The Jazz à Vienne Festival has been celebrating the world of jazz for the first fortnight in July (29 June – 13 July 2022) – ever since Jean-Paul Boutellier founded it in 1981. The festival has become an institution attracting novices and enthusiasts alike to get together and experience the magic of this musical genre. With its variety of concerts, different stages, exhibitions and art fusion encounters, the festival is eclectic and opulent. The festival is vast yet intimate in its honest celebration of jazz.


Every year over 200,000 festivalgoers flock to see 1000 artists appear on 4 stages. 

The Roman Theatre, built in 1AD, is Jazz à Vienne’s signature stage. Its unique acoustics imbued with history create an amazing setting for audiences and the world-renowned artists performing here. The festival is a real blend of the past and present injected with honest music that is diverse and for everyone. 

Hotel la Gabetiere
Hotel La Gabetiere

Jazz à Vienne means jazz from noon right through the night. 200 of the 250 concerts are free and hosted at the Cybèle stages or after the concerts at JazzMix or Club de Minuit. The schedule provides free entry to countless events.

Vienne is about 35km/(22 miles) south of Lyon on a bend in the Rhòne river and is in the northern Rhòne wine area.

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