Paris is the eternal romantic city, where lovers go to spend their weekend wandering through the typical artsy streets. But also the nightlife of this European city has become really interesting, offering clubbers from all over the world the possibility of finding amazing events, underground and not only. Let’s have a look at what Paris offers this November.
Even though Djoon, located in the 13th arrondissment (district) of Paris, is well known for its Soul state of mind, also other genres of electronic music fill the venue every so often. And this is the time for La Bande à Bonheur to present the excellent House music of Prosumer, well-known resident of Berghain and Panorama Bar, Bashed Groove and Crowd Control. A night made of love and good music!
When: Friday, November 8th
Line up: Prosumer / Bashed Groove / Crowd Control
La Java is surely the most historical club of Paris. Opened in the 20s, it has really forged Paris’ nightlife, also thanks to the amazing Queer and Voguing parties which were hosted here over the years. And this month is the turn of Impressions, the night organized by Imported, the French organization, label and booking agency. To heat the dancefloor there will be Rhode & Brown, duo signed on Toy Tonics, one of the main labels of the disco house scene, the trio from Bucharest Odotte and the Imported Crew.
When: Saturday, November 9th
Where: La Java
Line up: Rhode & Brown / Odotte / Imported Crew
One of the historical clubs of Paris, Rex Club, founded by nonetheless Laurent Garnier, is surely also one of the gems of club culture all around Europe and the globe. Offering over the years some of the best nights that clubbers could desire, it is offering once again a very special night with CLR founder, Chris Liebing, very well known for his energetic techno sets, the French DJ Deep, owner of Deeply Rooted Label and Tim Tama.
When: Sunday, November 10th
Where: Rex Club
Line up: Chris Liebing / DJ Deep / Tim Tama
The Berlin style venue has made itself known in the Parisian underground scene for its eclectic programming, which goes from pure techno to punk and even hardcore. In Bed with Camion Bazar, the new format and residency of the club, will bring you to the high area of the city, precisely to the 18th arrondissement of Paris, in a former coal station which now is La Station – Gare Des Mines. In the King-size bed stage there will be Camion Bazar and Mic Mac, presented by OTTO10 while in the Superposé club there will be Colonel Fabien, Yvette, Six-Real Glaser, Francesco & M and Sheu.
When: Sunday, November 10th
Where: La Station – Gare Des Mines
Line up: Camion Bazar / Mic Mac
Without doubt, this is one of the most iconic venues of Paris. Since the 1960s it is one of the points of reference of Paris’ underground scene, located near the legendary cabaret in the heart of Pigalle. Never fails one night, and it is demonstrated by the quality of the names offered by the programming, just as the House Of Underground night with the House music master Fred P, accompanied by the Berliner DJ Haus and Céline.
When: Friday, November 15th
Where: La Machine du Moulin Rouge
Line up: Fred P / DJ Haus / Céline
The Ibizan styled club – with even a bathroom/club, as Ibiza teaches – is known for the quality of its nights. Artists as Sven Väth, Loco Dice and Black Coffee played in the venue since its opening, only two years ago. And to celebrate the start of a new season, La beVIBES is back in The Key with the biggest afro act of the moment: Djeff. Together with the beVIBES crew composed by Bensy, Ankhoï and Omar Benchèk they are ready for another crazy season.
When: Friday, November 15th
Where: The Key
Line up: DJEFF / Ankhoį / Benchek / Bensy
Such an impressive organization as the one of Concrete, the historical boat club which was forced to shut down this year, couldn’t stand still for very long. In fact, since a few months Dehors Brut is taking care of the clubbers and clients who couldn’t stay without the pleasure of their special nights. For this November we selected the night with Louisahhh, Spencer Parker and Behzad Ghorbani, who will lead their public through a marvellous journey of music and rhythm.
When: Saturday, November 16th
Where: Dehors Brut
Line up: Louisahhh / Spencer Parker / Behza Ghorbani
Another point of reference of Parisian nightlife is surely Le Badaboum, in the heart of the Bastille. It took the place of Scène Bastille back in 2013 and since then quality here has always been really important, as the all night long with Konstantin Sibold can demonstrate. Known for both his own productions and his successful remixes, including also Lana Del Rey, Gus Gus and Röyskopp, over the years he received support from Innvervisions and Kompakt family.
When: Friday, November 22nd
Where: Le Badaboum
Line up: Konstantin Sibold all night long
When you think of incredible, T7, or Terminal 7, immediately comes to your mind. Its amazing sound system, together with its brilliant light system, make of this venue one of the most impressive clubs of Paris. And what happens when you combine such a place with a master of electronic music, melodic techno and live shows, such as Stephan Bodzin? A show you absolutely can’t miss. The live maestro, alongside Luna Semara and Nicolas Masseyeff, are ready to make you enjoy his art for a night you won’t forget.
When: Saturday, November 23rd
Line up: Stephan Bodzin (live) / Luna Semara / Nicolas Masseyeff
The style of Arnaud Rebotini is unique, and not only for his music and his live skills, but also in his style itself. Singing while playing, as seen in his Cercle sessio in Magasins Generaux. Can you imagine a better way to salute the end of the month and welcome officially winter than a Skylax Records night with him, Hardrock Striker, Armagnac and Novaj 新し in Le Nouveau Casino? The beautiful club and concert hall which welcomed artists such as Diplo and Lana Del Ray. Get ready for a special and electric night!
When: Saturday, November 30th
Where: Nouveau Casino
Line up: Arnaud Rebotini / Hardrock Striker / Armagnac / Novaj 新し
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