Jazz has always found a home in Paris, and this remains true today. During your stay at the Hotel du Danube, you and your friends or loved one can enjoy evenings of vibrant live performances in the capital’s numerous jazz bars!
Your jazzy circuit of the Rue des Lombards
The Rue des Lombards (1st arrondissement) is the favourite haunt of jazz lovers as it boasts the best bars where the biggest names on the scene can be found.
Didier Lockwood, Erik Truffaz, Michel Petrucciani and Henri Texier have all ignited the Sunset/Sunside and its vaulted cellars. Located at no. 60, the Sunset has been at the heart of the genre since 1983 and is one of the most popular Parisian venues for electric jazz. If you're more into the acoustic side, pop into the Sunside right next door.
Another essential jazz den is the Duc des Lombards at no. 42. For 25 years this venue has presented concerts by the genre’s leading lights.
Other places where you can catch some great live jazz
Do you like old-school jazz, grandes divas and the brassy New Orleans sound? Le Petit Journal Montparnasse is your kind of club!
13, Rue du Commandant-René-Mouchotte – 14th arrondissement
The Caveau de la Huchette is another club with a retro vibe, offering a return to the golden era of jazz; the Roaring 20s.
5 Rue de la Huchette – 5th arrondissement
Fans of Gershwin and jazz standards should not miss the opportunity to stop by Duke's Bar in the Hotel Westminster, close to the Place Vendôme.
Then there’s Disquaires, a cool minimalist hangout that makes the Parisian night come alive with live performances of American jazz, funk, soul and samba, as well as DJ sets for late night clubbing.
4-6, Rue des Taillandiers – 11th arrondissement
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