The Velvet Underground - New York Extravaganza offers a six-step path to grasp both a mythical band and time.
John Cale, Television, Rodolphe Burger, Mathieu Bauer, Étienne Jaumet & Sonic Boom...
Several concerts organized during two special week-ends, to enhance your experience about Velvet Underground's universe.
Many activities will allow you to improve your Velvet Underground experience: music workshop, musical culture, ciné-conférence, talks & debates, promenade concert...
2-5 APRIL 2016 - Lou Reed and John Cale created The Velvet Underground in 1965. This weekend presents different perspectives on the history of a singular band, by those who lived it and their successors.
21-22 MAI 2016 - A second weekend dedicated to The Velvet Underground, with a tribute to La Monte Young, previously unreleased films by Warhol, and a Parisian accolade orchestrated by Rodolphe Burger.
April 3rd 2016 - John Cale plays The Velvet Underground and Nico, accompanied by a host of special guests.
Prepare your visit at the Philharmonie de Paris. Check the opening hours and ticket sales and follow our recommendations about access and transport.
This tour retraces the Velvet Underground’s journey from the street to the highest echelons of New York's society, from the pop music world to that of film, painting and literature.
The Velvet Underground events calendar
Concerts, film & music performances, promenade concerts, shows, ciné-conférences, guided tour, cafés musiques, music workshops...