It is not without a certain emotion that we have prepared these good plans for the weekend. What a joy to see standing concerts and evenings in nightclubs that end at dawn. Lyon will again vibrate at all hours of the day and night.
Here are the 20 events not to be missed this weekend in the wonderful capital of Gaul.
Friday, February 18, 2022
8:00 p.m. > Lyon 3 > Concert
The Lyonnais of Kompa Doudou Cheri will make the crowd dance The Other Side of the Bridge. Their concert of Kompa Tropical from the 60’s and 70’s will make everyone agree. It’s at 8 p.m. and it costs 7€.
8:00 p.m. > Lyon 7 > Improv Theater
the Boudoir of Ho36 start the weekend with improv wrestling. 2 duos will face each other with good phrases and improvised lines. It’s at 8:00 p.m. and it’s at FREE PRICE.
8:00 p.m. > Lyon 5 > Concert
Very cool concert night at sonic with the group Johnnie Carwash. The trio will come and swing their fiery garage pop on the occasion of the release of their first album. They will be preceded by the group planes. It’s at 8 p.m. and it costs 10€.
8:00 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Arty aperitif
the Melville organizes, this Friday, the second edition of Synesthesia, an evening that mixes styles and arts. On the program: 4 DJs, 2 artists for a live painting session and 1 exhibition. It’s from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. and it’s FREE.
9 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Concert
Yes, another concert in this Friday selection, but what do you want, we were really lacking. Tonight at Periscopeyou can discover the post-rock of Gosth Songs. It’s at 9 p.m. and it costs 14€.
9 p.m. > Lyon 7 > Café-theatre
This Friday, the Commune turns into a café-theatre. Come clap Bamba and Smart Mike during a stand-up party that should put a smile on your face. It’s at 9 p.m. and it’s FREE.
00h00 > Lyon 2 > Big party
the Bellona celebrates its first reopening weekend by inviting Dusty Nation and Conceived to ignite the dancefloor. The famous barge moored at the foot of the Musée des Confluences risks rocking hard. On the program: 2 rooms with a nice line-up of DJs including the talented Paul Cut and its ultra festive set houses. It’s from midnight to 5am and the entrance costs 10€.
Saturday February 19, 2022
10:00 a.m. > Lyon 8 > Video game fair
The independent video game fair, the Indie Game Lyon, returns for its 3rd edition. On site, you will discover the nuggets of video games imagined by management studios. Game tests, workshops, conferences, tournaments and quizzes… Something to have fun and learn more about this teeming universe. It happens at the MJC Monplaisir from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the entrance is at FREE PRICE.
10:00 a.m. > Lyon 2 > Solidarity clearance sale
the People Relief and Heat come together to organize a Great Sale. On site, you can find beautiful second-hand pieces at low prices, all in a very cool atmosphere. All proceeds will go to Secours Populaire. It’s from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and it’s FREE.
2 p.m. > Lyon 3 > Empty dressing room
The team of Without Fixed Kibbles settles at Grand Café of the Prefecture for a wardrobe sale where all the clothes will be at 2€! You can also find slightly more expensive premium pieces and goodies (tote bags, cat toys, etc.) from the association. It’s from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and it’s FREE.
The body in all its forms
The Commune organizes this Saturday a day dedicated to the body and romantic relationships in collaboration with Sin Eden Sublime and House of Briantz! In the program : a dance of love workshop (FULL), hosted by Morgane sex therapist and founder of Sin Eden Sublime. This workshop is about discovery and re(connection) to oneself, it allows us to explore the emotions that cross us all. The workshop will be followed by a Live podcast Sin Eden Sublime Love of 5:30 p.m. at 6:30 p.m.. Led by sex therapist Morgane Beauvais, the talk is accessible to a curious and caring audience. It suggests discovering two specific testimonials on transidentity on the one hand and on love and romantic relationships on the other hand. The day ends with a LOVE + DRAGSHOW blind test from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. And DJ set by KIRARA from House of Briantz of 8:30 p.m. at 00:30 !
6 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Queer aperitif
the Queer Lyon Cabaret settles this Saturday at See it in public for a queer aperitif. This evening under the sign of sequins will be punctuated by numerous performances and a DJ set by Richelieu. It’s from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and it costs 8€.
7:00 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Harry Potter evening
Notice to Potterheads and other Muggles passionate about witchcraft: the Meltdown organize a harry potter party. The tests and the courses prepared by the teachers are kept secret, but there is no doubt that you will spend a magical evening. It’s from 7 p.m. and it’s FREE.
7:30 p.m. > Lyon 4 > Retro gaming
This Saturday evening, theAquarium Cine Café turns into a retro video game temple with the evening saturday night gamer. 10 play areas with a panoply of old consoles, around thirty retro games, a big screen and a bar… Enough to spend a good evening with friends. It’s at 7:30 p.m. and it’s at a conscious price from €3.
And if you spent the evening at Casino ?
From Monday to Thursday, the Casino Green Lyon invites you to discover the universe of the game with the Game Workshops. On site, a croupier will explain to you how to play English roulette and Black Jack and how to put the odds on your side. During the initiation, you will learn the basics of the game and you can even bet for fakes to test your luck. The workshop is FREE and we even offer you a glass of champagne! All you have to do is register.
11 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Big party
It is with pleasure that we find sugar and its fabulous rooftop, all the more so since for this first post-opening Saturday, it’s Flora, the high priestess of bass music, who will take charge of the evening. With her, Deena Adbelwahed, SNKLS and Tim Karbon to dance until dawn. It’s from 11pm to 5am and it costs 9€ if you arrive before midnight (13€ otherwise).
11:30 p.m. > Villeurbanne > Big party
the Ferry reopens its club part and entrusts to the collective Again to entertain the crowd with the evening Club Yolo. On the decks, the collectives forgive us and the sick sisters for one of the most beautiful evenings of the weekend. It’s at 11:00 p.m. and it costs 10€.
11:30 p.m. > Lyon 7 > Big Party
In the family We are very happy to find them, I ask happiness therapy. The label that organizes very cool parties celebrates the reopening of clubs and its 3 years of existence at Small living room with an enticing line-up: Djoko, Theos, Crowd Control, Minorah, Denyl Brook and Frr Fonk. It’s from 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. and costs €14 (before midnight, €17 otherwise).
Sunday February 20, 2022
10:00 a.m. > Lyon 2 > Exhibition
Hyperrealism, this is not a body, it’s a bit like the exhibition of the moment sugar. You will discover artists from the hyperrealism movement through a collection of works as disturbing as they are fascinating. We were able to see the exhibition this week, we recommend it.
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12:00 > Lyon 7 > Well-being afternoon
Need to relax? So direction the Commune and the event Reset. On site, sale of wellness products, stress management workshop and yoga classes. The food court stalls will also be open if you want to relax with some food. It’s from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and it’s FREE (registration required for workshops and yoga).
6 p.m. > Lyon 1 > Concert
The Sunday Concerts return to the slopes of the Croix-Rousse, this Sunday you can listen to the duo ArtDeko. Their music between free jazz and French song, should put you in a good mood. It’s happening rue de Flesselles and it’s in the hat.
9 p.m. > Lyon 2 > Big party
Didn’t get your dose of big sound on Sunday night? So head for the barge Loupika and the party Alles Gut. On the turntables of the good and the local with Zimer, Minù and From Santi. It’s from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. and it costs 5€.
Total cost for our good plans: 105€ (but you don’t have to do every evening!)
The event not to be missed next week: Late Valentine’s Day
It’s never too late to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The Commune has concocted a very sweet and very Tinder evening for Monday, February 21. On the program: DJ sets that will make your heart capsize, a clothes pop-up from the new Hotel33 concept store, digital declarations of love, massage sessions to learn how to become the best masseur and photoshoots in a custom cabin. Alone or accompanied by your crush, you can enjoy the romantic mood. It’s happening at the Commune from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and you have to reserve your place!
A few good links to finish
☕️ If you are looking for a brunch idea, here is our TOP 20 brunches in Lyon.
🌲 If you are looking for an idea for a walk around Lyon, we have what you need in our Walks section.
🎨 If you want to have an exhibition, take a look at our Culture section.
👶 If you have kids, head over to FamilyCrunch for our pick of cool things to do with the family this weekend.
📺 And you can also find our great weekend plans on TV every Friday at 5:45 p.m. on BFM, in the show Top Outputs.