Jazz and Heritage Vessels

From 26th August to 1st September, 2019 / Nantes and the Erdre river

The Rendez-vous de l’Erdre festival is one of the most atypical encounters between all different Jazz styles, and one of the most important meeting’s of heritage flagship boats. The festival welcomes over 150,000 visitors which takes place on the banks of the Erdre river (and the Nantes-Brest canal) in 10 towns : Nantes, Guenrouët, Blain, Le Gâvre, Saffré, Nort-sur-Erdre, Petit-Mars, Sucé-sur-Erdre, La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, Carquefou, Saint-Mars-du-Désert and Les Touches.

With more than 110 concerts offering a new generation of artists interpreting different shapes of today’s Jazz music.
The parading of 200 remarkable boats, and the regattas along the 28 km. of the river are ways of inviting the public to witness nautical heritage in exceptional surroundings.