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MAP. Fête de la musique 2022. Where are the concerts organized in Brittany?

After two years marked by covid-related restrictions, the music festival is back. Finished the curfew, the wearing of the compulsory mask and the ban on gathering. Everywhere in Brittany, the streets, squares, parks or even performance halls will welcome amateur or professional musicians. A short tour of the hot spots.

Pop, rock, brass bands, jazz, rap, folk and many more. On the program, all music without distinction will resonate in the towns and countryside of Brittany. A return under good auspices because, according to Météo-France, even the sun should be there for this popular festival which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year.

In the four Breton departments, the festivities will take over the streets, squares, parks and even performance halls. A “popular moment” that Jack Lang, François Mitterrand’s Minister of Culture had imagined with the aim of “promote amateur practices of music and for all ages”.

This interactive map published by the Ministry of Culture will allow you to find all the shows of the music festival in Brittany.

Starting with Rennes where multiple musical events are planned in the city center and in the districts. In all, 16 scattered scenes and 24 participating bars. As in previous years, the City of Rennes is setting up a secure perimeter in the historic center where musicians can spontaneously perform. Streets where traffic will be completely prohibited.

On the transport side,he “Grande Nuit” system of the network Star will be set up for the night of Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 June. the subway will exceptionally run all night and urban and metropolitan bus lines until 1:35 a.m.

night lines will complete this system until 5 a.m. The Villejean-Université and Poterie park and ride facilities will remain open all night.

In Saint Malo, return of six intramural scenes in particular. With for each place, its very specific musical programming.

In Brest, music everywhere between 6:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. minimum.

From the start of the morning, to launch the festivities, the Passerelle Art Center will open its doors around an artistic journey for schoolchildren. On the menu: rhythm games, body percussion, with an exhibition visit and musical workshops. An accordion trio will sound its first notes around 12 p.m. in the halls in the middle of the market. Another moment: Les Gars de l’Almanach and their sea shanties.

In the city center, the Jardin Ségalen will welcome spectators around a picnic enlivened by urban music.

In the evening, the Place de la Liberté will be the place of expression of world music. The bottom of Siam will be one of the highlights of the evening. And hasAt the port, the Carène team has prepared a current music scene from 7 p.m.

Also on the program, the stroll of the Double-Decker Bus and its brass bands and DJ set in the middle of the city of Ponant until 10 p.m.

For its part, Quimper has opted to honor amateur artists or groups in the making. “To reconnect with tradition” indicates Bernard Kalonn, deputy mayor of Quimper in charge of culture. Make way for music from 4 p.m. to midnight. With an eclectic program: bagadoù circles mixed with jazz at the Éphémère in the Jardin de l’Évêché, rap concerts in the Saint-François halls or even electronic music on the Julien-Gracq forecourt.

In Lorient, place to music from 5 p.m. With two specificities: the Péristyle will host certain shows. The municipality wanted to give full access to the hearing impaired with Mohican & Lattis. With “chansign”. It is an artistic expression that allows you to express yourself in sign language to the rhythm of music. “Vibrating and light boxes will also be available to the deaf and hard of hearing public”says Sophie Palant-Le Hégarat, culture assistant for the city of Lorient.

In Vannes, the music festival takes on board the public and musicians from 7 p.m. to midnight. Songs and dances are also on the program. Hip Hop, break dance, or Breton music also in the game. A festnoz is planned in front of the Palais des Arts. As in many other cities, bars and restaurants will participate in the celebration by offering multiple programs.

And for this evening, the city will combine business with pleasure by circulating from 6 p.m. a scooter to vote for the participants in the competition for the most beautiful market in France for which Vannes is still on the track.

In Saint-Brieuc, from 6 p.m., in the city center entirely reserved for pedestrians, 9 sites will be available to amateur and professional artists. While in Dinan, the city wants to make the public dance. With this year, two new places: the castle of Dinan, for the DJs of Fest Noise, and the awning of the station which will host Breton dance.

In short, something to feed everyone’s musical appetite.

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