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Normandy has a thriving music festival season catering for all genres. No matter what you’re looking for – rock ’n’ roll headliners, pop music favourites, French and international artists, or house and techno bangers – there’s something for you somewhere in a field next spring and summer!  Here’s our round-up of some of the best Normandy music festivals taking place in 2023. See you down the front!


Papillons de Nuit - 26 to 28 May 2023

This festival set in the Manche département of Normandy is an annual celebration of music which has been running for 20 years. It features an exciting line-up of French and international artists!


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Papillons de Nuit
50670 Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves


Rock in Evreux - 23 to 25 June 2023

Set in Evreux, only an hour away from Paris, this festival is attracting more and more people, offering an excellent line-up and the kind of friendly atmosphere you’d expect from the best events out there.

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Rock in chair Evreux
Avenue Aristide Briand
27000 Évreux


Beauregard Festival - 5 to 9 July 2023

A castle, 2 stages, over 80,000 music lovers, Normandy food delicacies to sample… Once again this year, the line-up for an eclectic musical journey is impressive, with big names and up-and-coming acts.


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Beauregard Festival
Hérouville-Saint-Clair Domaine de Beauregard


Pete the Monkey Festival - 13 to 15 July 2023

Here’s one festival that’s worked hard to make sustainability its headline act. As well as trying to be as ‘green’ as possible, some of the profits from this festival are dedicated to support building a monkey reserve in Bolivia.


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Pete the Monkey Festival
260 rue de la Mer
76740 Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer


Art Sonic - 21 to 22 July 2023

The pretty little market town of Briouze comes alive with 21,000 visitors and locals alike, all coming together to celebrate a festival often sold out well in advance. It’s hard to beat the vibe and the line-up of this reasonably-sized music event featuring a great medley of tastes and genres.  Enjoy a wild escape in nearby Norman Switzerland while you’re in the area.



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Art Sonic
1bis Chemin du Vieux Moulin
61220 Briouze


Jazz sous les pommiers - 13 to 20 May 2023

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Jazz sous les Pommiers
Les Unelles
50205 Coutances

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