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the 31 Summer Notes festival returns for its 25th anniversary

100. This is the number of appointments given by the 31 Notes d’été festival in Haute-Garonne. From August 5 to 28, 2022, the different municipalities of the department will receive theater companies, dance companies and music groups. Discover the various concerts and shows announced in the four corners of Haute-Garonne.

31 concerts and 16 shows by local artists

In total, 31 concerts and 16 shows by local artists are offered by the Departmental Council. 15 municipalities play the game and host events throughout the month of August. The theme of the 31 Summer Notes festival this year: Fraternity / Sorority. The key words are then sharing and conviviality. Here are the different appointments of the event:

Paulhac, Place des Tilleuls

It is the commune of Paulhac in the north of the department which opens the ball. Two concerts are announced for Friday August 5th. The first at 7 p.m. with Les Accords’Léon then the second at 9 p.m. with the group Alfredo Buendía y los Picaflores.

Hikes and tours of the city and its surroundings are also announced in the festival leaflet. More information on the website of the Departmental Council of Haute-Garonne.

Proupiary, Abbey of Bonnefont

The Abbaye de Bonnefont in Proupiary will host two shows. On Sunday August 7 at 5 p.m., the Mano Libre group will present its puppet show “Caffe Sola”. Then a magic concert Who cares! Thursday, August 25 at 8:30 p.m.

Rieux-Volvestre, Jacobins park

Walks and geocaching but above all rhythmic concerts are on the program for Thursday August 11 in Rieux-Volvestre. At 7 p.m., the Fanflures Brass Band will liven up the Parc des Jacobins in a funky atmosphere. The relay is provided with the KKC Orchestra & Collectif Passatges en Coserans. At 9 p.m., hip-hop and traditional music come together for an evening.

Saint-Beat-Lez, Gallieni promenade

Two meetings are already planned in the south of the department. The town of Saint-Béat-Lez welcomes the Wonder Brass Band from 7 p.m. then the Un pas de cote ball at 9 p.m. Bowling, historical visit and farmers’ market are also on the agenda.


A little further north of Saint-Béat-Lez, the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges is planning two dates for the 31 Notes d’été festival. The premiere is announced for Saturday August 6 at the North Terraces of the Cathedral. From 5 p.m., there is a “gastrono-rhythmic” musical show by Compagnie DNB with Mamzel Bou, Concert Sans Gluten.

The second will take place in the Lower Garden of the Departmental Archaeological Museum on Saturday 13 August. La Cie Two will perform at 5:30 p.m. and present its show Rino, a “Radio duo on an acrobatic bike”.

Granada, Halle

The appointments of festival 31 summer notes are also invited to the Halle de Grenade. On Friday August 12, two concerts: Deeplodocus at 7 p.m. and the Kanazoé Orkestra at 9 p.m. Workshops for artists and craftsmen are offered from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Aurignac, Aurignacian Museum

Dance and world music are the guests of Aurignac. On Sunday August 14, Les Chemins Buissonniers offer an artistic and scientific walk at the Aurignacian Museum. Then on Friday August 26, world music will take place at the museum with Mama Godillot from 6 p.m.

L’isle-en-Dodon, Halle

The Halle de L’isle-en-Dodon will host a program of afro-urban brass bands and Occitan polyphonies on Thursday August 18th. In the first part, Mandé Brass Band will play at 7 p.m. then at 9 p.m., the group La Mal Coiffée will take over.

Cintegabelle, Parc Rivals

Visit of the market gardening farm or the Brasserie du Séchoir… The day of Friday July 19 will end on beautiful notes of rhythmic music at Cintegabelle. At Parc Rivals, the swaying brass band Le Petit Orléans will be active from 7 p.m., the group Nothing Concrete will take over from 9 p.m.

Pinsaguel, Castle of Confluences

Pinsaguel will dance to the rhythms of current hits and Caribbean salsa on Saturday August 27. At the Château des Confluences, two groups will liven up the evening, and not with just any music. The Panda’s Cover Gang will present current music hits from 7 p.m. Then the Combo Mofongo salsa will take place at the castle at 9 p.m.

The Panda’s Cover Gang in Toulouse.

Montreal, Place Valentin Bee

On Saturday August 20, it’s happening in Montréjeau. And more particularly on the Place Valentin Abeille. From 7 p.m., the New Orleans Les Rogers Brass band will take over the premises. It will be replaced at 9 p.m. by the Derli de Wally group and its mood songs.

Revel, Place Philippe VI of Valois

A tour of the east side of the department with a day in Revel. Thursday, August 25, all at Place Philippe VI de Valois. The music groups Super Panela and Graines de Sel will give the La. See you at 7 p.m. for the first part of the evening. For its part, Graines de Sel will play at 9 p.m.

Nailloux, Church Square

There are still a few appointments left throughout the Haute-Garonne, in particular on the Place de L’Eglise in Nailloux. On Friday August 26, the music will resonate in the streets of the city thanks to the group La Marmaille from 7 p.m., then La Bruja at 9 p.m. It is also an opportunity to discover the city and why not its farmers’ market?

Three cultural places in Toulouse

Toulouse, capital of Haute-Garonne, will of course host concerts, shows and visits to the festival 31 summer notes. Three places are highlighted. The Departmental Museum of Resistance & Deportation receives the group The Blinkers on Friday August 19 at 7:30 p.m. Then the theater will take over the museum on Saturday 27 August. The Clak Compagnie will present its show Flammes et Slam! at 11 a.m., then the poetic concert of La Trace du Papillon at 6 p.m.

The Maison Nougaro barge will also host the Neshikot Company and their Martine & René show on Sunday August 21 at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Like the Saint-Pierre lock, still in Toulouse, which will move to the rhythm of the jazz of L’Oiseau Ravage on Thursday August 25 at 7 p.m.

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The Château de Laréole, the flagship venue of the 31 Notes d’été festival

Among all these announced dates, many are planned for the Château de Laréole. In total, the emblematic place will host 15 music and theater groups. Not to mention the visits and exhibitions offered throughout the festival 31 summer notes. Dates to note in the diary:

  • Saturday August 6: Mburu at 11 a.m.; The Precious Ridicules of Molière by La Compagnie A.
  • Sunday August 7: Clan Destino at 11 a.m.; Equality! by Compagnie Filao at 5.30 p.m. and Rosemonde by Compagnie du Vide at 6.15 p.m.
  • Saturday August 13: Âme Slam with François Dorembus and Rébecca Féron at 11 a.m.; Shouldn’t have invited them from the CirkVOST company at 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday August 14: Radio Mango at 11 a.m.; Soliloquies of the Compagnie Singulière at 5.30 p.m.
  • Saturday August 20: In Funtana at 11 a.m.; We were up but we didn’t know it from the L’Agit company at 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday August 21: circus experience in virtual reality by Cie Fheel Concepts at 11 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 3 p.m.; 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The day ends with the Piti Peta Hofen Show by Compagnie LPM at 5:30 p.m.; Lanky by the troupe of the same name at 6:15 p.m.
  • Sunday August 28: last day of the festival with an immersion afternoon around the 18th century with workshops from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Then an aerial clown show at 4.30 p.m. and a costume ball with the Compagnie La Baraque of the Orchester de Chambre de Toulouse at 5.30 p.m.

More information on the County Council website.

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