Don’t miss an opportunity to go dancing at the Cabaret Sauvage! Its unparalleled line-up of artists from around the world manages to jump between Mexican rock and French punk, Algerian electro and Jamaican reggae, without batting an eyelid.
This is due to Méziane Azaïche, the venue’s founder and artistic director, whose selection is as much a lesson in geography as in diverse musical styles. The venue has been a pioneer on the Paris music scene since 1997. It all started with French singer-songwriter Arthur H, followed by Goran Bregovic, PJ Harvey, Souad Massi and many more. However, the Cabaret is not only about live gigs, this circus tent installed amidst the greenery of the Parc de La Villette has hosted everything from cabaret performances, club nights, to balls and circus acts.
An uncommon venue
The structure itself transports you to another place, with its chiselled wood, red drapery and bevelled mirrors that give it a Bedouin feel. Made to measure, the marquee is one of the largest in Europe, and can accommodate 1,200 people. Its circular shape creates an intimacy between the artist and the audience, and when the weather is fine, you can enjoy the large terrace that gives onto the Canal de l’Ourcq.
Access and contact
Days and opening hours
All year round.