Vienne Jazz Festival – Rhône-Alpes:

27 June-10 July tickets €30-38, 7-concert pass €130.

This year the organisers are mixing the genres, fusing established jazz musicians with celebrated singers from other disciplines, such as Randy Crawford, Seal, Youssou N'Dour or France's rapper-extraordinaire, MC Solaar. Concerts take place in Vienne's stunning Roman theatre, and aspiring musicians can sign up for workshops at Vienne's Académie du Jazz. Go to this link :