For the famous Banana Album‘s 50th anniversary, this immersive, impressionistic and multimedia exhibition dives into the Velvet Underground world. At the same time, two weekends of tribute concerts will celebrate the mythical band which opened a new chapter in music history.

Lou Reed au Castle, Los Angeles, 1966

The Velvet Underground - New York Extravaganza offers a six-step path to grasp both a mythical band and time.

Concert Grande Salle

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.

Le Velvet Underground filmé par CBS News pendant le tournage du film de Piero Heliczer Venus in Furs, 1965 (header)

Many activities will allow you to improve your Velvet Underground experience: music workshop, musical culture, ciné-conférence, talks & debates, promenade concert...

The Velvet Underground weekends
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John Cale au Delmonico, New York, 1966

Prepare your visit at the Philharmonie de Paris. Check the opening hours and ticket sales and follow our recommendations about access and transport.

Velvet appart

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.

Visuel album The Velvet Underground & Nico
23 March - 21 August 2016

The Velvet Underground events calendar

Concerts, film & music performances, promenade concerts, shows, ciné-conférences, guided tour, cafés musiques, music workshops...


See all the events related to the exhibition