Paris is known for some of the best jazz music in the world! What started in WWI when the 369th Harlem Infantry Regiment band played their music on the streets of the city, has become a much loved phenomenon in Paris. Here we list some of the best jazz venues in the city...


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DUC DES LOMBARDS

© Philippe Marchin

© Philippe Marchin

Hands down one of the best jazz venues in Paris, this place is now considered a flagship address in the Parisian jazz scene attracting a string of high class performers, whether they are local regulars or acts at the forefront of the international scene.   

Concerts from Monday to Saturday: 7:30pm and 9:30pm
After Hours/Jam Sessions and free admission (compulsory drinks) every Friday and Saturday from 11:30pm

42 Rue des Lombards
1st arrondissement

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SUNSET SUNSIDE

Located in the heart of Paris, this venue is one of the best jazz bars in the city. Intimate and with excellent acoustics, it's on the best jazz spots in Paris.

Open 5:30pm-2am daily
Concert times vary

60 Rue des Lombards
1st arrondissement

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CAVEAU DE LA HUCHETTE

© Caveau de la Huchette

© Caveau de la Huchette

This unique venue is located in an old medieval cellar and has been a popular jazz venue for the last 60 years. Most post-war jazz celebrities have performed here. A wonderful place to dance under the stoned arch and enjoy live orchestras, acoustic soloists and big brass bands!

Open Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 9:30pm- 2:30am
Friday and Saturday: 9:30pm- 4am

5 rue de la Huchette
5th arrondissement

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© Timeout Paris

© Timeout Paris

NEW MORNING

Some of the most famous jazz artists have played here including Art Blakey, Archie Shepp and Chet Baker. Currently, the venue features a wider variety of music, such as reggae, folk and rock. Jazz however remains a key genre at the New Morning, so don't hesitate to check their program!

Opening times vary according to their program

7-9 rue des Petites Ecuries

10th arrondissement 

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CAVEAU DES OUBLIETTES

© Caveau des Oubliettes

© Caveau des Oubliettes

Another unique spot for jazz in the city- a wonderful atmosphere in the stone cave basemen. Don't miss their Tuesday evening jazz sessions!

52 rue Galande
5th arrondissement 

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