Festival de Nîmes 2023: Placebo, Damso and more on the bill in the Arena

Published by Julie M. · Updated on March 16th, 2023 at 01:40 p.m. · Published on March 16th, 2023 at 10:46 a.m.
The Nîmes Festival returns from June 23 to July 22, 2023 with artists such as Placebo, Damso, Arctic Monkeys and many others.

The Nîmes Festival is back in 2023, taking place once again in the magnificent Arènes de Nîmes. The program is rich, with concerts of famous bands and artists such as Placebo, Damso, Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Rós, The Black Keys, Lomepal, Djadja & Dinaz, Sam Smith, Michel Polnareff, Louise Attaque, Gims & Dadju and Slipknot. This summer festival is a must-see event for music lovers, attracting thousands of visitors to the south of France every year.

Over the years, the Nîmes Festival has hosted incredible international and francophone artists such as PJ Harvey, David Bowie, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Rammstein and Metallica. The South of France is also known for hosting the largest number of festivals in France, covering a variety of cultural disciplines such as theater, music, dance and street theater.

The Arena of Nîmes, classified as a historical monument, is a place of spectacle and games by its architectural function. Every year, they attract thousands of visitors, fascinated by the quality of conservation of the site.

Among the artists announced for the 2023 edition of the Nîmes Festival, we find Louise Attaque who will perform on July 21, Michel Polnareff who will take the stage on July 8, and Lomepal who will offer a unique concert on July 12. Other famous bands and artists such as Slipknot, Gims & Dadju, Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Rós, Placebo, Damso, The Black Keys and Djadja & Dinaz are also scheduled.

The Nîmes Festival 2023 is set to be an exceptional event with a diversified and high quality program. Music fans will have the opportunity to discover or rediscover talented artists in a unique historical setting. Don't wait any longer and book your tickets now to attend the concerts of your favorite artists in the sumptuous Arenas of Nîmes.

Program 2023 :

  • DAMSO: Friday, June 23, 2023

  • M POKORA + JENIFER: Saturday, June 24, 2023

  • SIMPLY RED + SELAH SUE: Sunday June 25, 2023

  • SLIPKNOT: Tuesday, June 27, 2023

  • SOPRANO: Thursday, June 29, 2023

  • FLORENT PAGNY + ZAZIE: Friday, June 30, 2023

  • GOJIRA: Sunday, July 2, 2023

  • THE BLACK KEYS + SPOON: Tuesday, July 4, 2023

  • PLACEBO: Thursday, July 6, 2023

  • MICHEL POLNAREFF : Saturday, July 8, 2023

  • STARS 80: Sunday, July 9, 2023

  • SAM SMITH : Monday, July 10, 2023

  • LOMEPAL: Wednesday, July 12, 2023

  • ARCTIC MONKEYS + WILLIE J HEALEY : Thursday, July 13, 2023

  • LUDOVICO EINAUDI: Friday, July 14, 2023

  • SIGUR ROS + CHILLY GONZALES: Saturday, July 15, 2023

  • CHRISTOPHE MAE: Sunday July 16, 2023

  • DJADJA & DINAZ: Wednesday July 19, 2023

  • LOUISE ATTAQUE: Friday July 21, 2023

  • GIMS & DADJU: Saturday July 22, 2023
Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From June 23th, 2023 to July 22th, 2023



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