A crowd in Guitar Nights Festival in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Guitar Nights Festival in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Every year in the month of July, French Riviera gathers for three nights of soulful music. This summer, the jazz madness catches everyone as bands pour their hearts out through melodies and lyrics. Guitar Nights Festival (Les Nuits Guitares) is a great time to cherish jazz music as you enjoy the beauty of Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

It is in its 19th year. The festival started in 2000. It shows a strong link between Beaulieu-sur-Mer and guitar music. Fresh and original music is always its center. ‘Eclectic’ is the word to describe it. The festival caters to all ages by being diverse. It always aims to give high-quality musical experience.

Yearly, the festival gives focus on Caribbean zouk, Franco-Cuban, jazz, blues, acoustic, soul, etc.

Food trucks and a bar will offer meals and refreshments. There will also be a VIP area for privileged viewers. They will have access to catering and drinks.

Music and Performers

Asaf Avidan, Les Nuits Guitares 2017
Asaf Avidan, Les Nuits Guitares 2017

Zouk: The KAZZAV‘ group created and popularized this style in the 80s. They give pride to Caribbean music and musicians. It is still the most popular French musical expression in the world. Carlos G. Lopez will open up for KASSAV’. They will perform on the first day.

French-Cuban: Ibeyi will perform to charm the crowd with a unique mix of soul-pop, hip-hop, electronic, and Yoruba singing. They will be heard on the second day of the event.

Blufunk: It is the personal style of Keziah Jones. The Nigerian singer blends soul-funk, blues, rock, and African rhythm. He also creates sound poems through music. He will be on the second day.

MEDI: He is the ‘ambassador of feel-good spirit’. A renowned drummer and arranger, he will perform on the third day.

The Jacksons: Jermain, Jackie, Marlon, and Tito will lead the audience with their cult tracks. They will also pay tribute to Michael Jackson, the legendary pop icon. They will play on the third day.

The crowd waits in La Jardin de l'Olivaie for the performers in Les Nuits Guitares.

Event Details

Event Type: Music Festival
Date: July 25 – 27, 2019
Timing: The event will start at 7:00 pm
Organizers: Panda Events and Directo Productions
Official Partner: DIME ON MUSIC
Contact Details:
Panda Events: + 04 93 97 03 49; marina.ego@panda-events.com
Directo Productions: + 04 92 09 13 27; contact@directoproductions.com
Beaulieu-sur-Mer Tourist Office: + 04 93 01 02 21
Frequency: Annual
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Visit the festival’s official website here.
Official Page
Location: Le Jardin de l’Olivaie, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

How to get there


Nice is the logical way since it has the airport. Beaulieu-sur-Mer is 6 kilometers west of Nice.


 In a car, you must follow Basse Corniche to reach the center. Bus #81 has a daily route from Nice. Bus #100 runs from Nice, and stops at the town, then also goes to Ezé and Monaco.


It is on the TER line 4 that runs from Nice to Menton.

Guitar Nights Festival- Beaulieu-sur-Mer