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

Published by Julie de Sortiraparis · Updated on November 18th, 2023 at 08:50 p.m.
The Nîmes Festival returns from June 23 to July 22, 2023 with artists such as Placebo, Damso, Arctic Monkeys and many others.

The Festival de Nîmes returns in 2023, once again taking place in the magnificent Arènes de Nîmes. The program is rich, with concerts by renowned 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 for music fans, attracting thousands of visitors to the south of France every year.

Over the years, the Festival de Nîmes has welcomed incredible international and French-speaking artists such as PJ Harvey, David Bowie, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Rammstein and Metallica. The South of France is also renowned for hosting the largest number of festivals in France, covering a wide range of cultural disciplines including theater, music, dance and street theater.

The Arènes de Nîmes, a listed historic monument, is an architectural showplace and playground. Every year, they attract thousands of visitors, fascinated by the quality of the site's conservation.

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

The Festival de Nîmes 2023 promises to be an exceptional event, with a diverse 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 concerts by your favorite artists in the sumptuous Arènes de Nîmes.

2023 program:

  • 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

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


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