the Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France se dérouleront du 8 au 11 juillet dans le sud de la France et plus précisément au Cateau d’Aubiry ou aura lieu le 15e édition du Festival. Black Eyed Peas, Queens of The Stone Age, Dropkick Murphys, Simple Minds, Sum 41, Ofenbach seront en concert.

The south of France… sun, nap, good food and… concerts! the south is also entitled to its festivals, his summer music concerts. After the Nîmes festival, Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France  font battre le cœur de nombreux fans de rock, pop et rap en juillet de chaque année.

Le grand retour des Déferlantes, c’est pour bientôt ! Du 7 au 10 juillet 2022, et après deux dernières éditions annulées en raison de la pandémie du Covid-19, le festival of music devrait accueillir plus de 100 000 personnes dans un tout nouveau cadre : le Château d’Aubiry of Céret.


Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France

Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France


Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France

The sea, a castle, the vineyards for only decoration. Four days of music, sharing, smiles, encounters and discoveries under the Catalan sun… Roll on summer!

La naissance du Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France

Born from the meeting of two friends, David Garcia, programmer at the Mediator of Perpignan and Christophe Samitier, organizer of electro evenings, the event illuminates the beautiful Catalan region and allows it to welcome the biggest names from around the world from Sting To Iggy POP Passing by Lenny kravitz not to mention French people like -M-, IAM and a good list of local discoveries.

“We organized Argelès Rock in the spring of 2005 and when the Mediterranean women left Valmy Park, we asked the community to change the music. Remember David Garcia who, in 2007, with the help of his friend the musician Cali, wrote his first edition. When programming, the festival director first explains the issue of headliners: "


Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France



I wonder if they won't cost me an arm and a leg as the fees have increased in recent years. The first offers to artists date back almost a year. In fact, we are informed that a musician is going to tour and we decide to position ourselves on it or not. This applies to both headliners and other planned musicians. It may take a few months before the first return. ”

L’avantage du Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France est leur capacité à plaire à toute la famille quels que soient leurs goûts musicaux. Pour s’en assurer, il faut prendre des décisions: « Nous essayons de trouver un équilibre pour nous assurer qu’une soirée n’est pas juste du rock ou du vintage par exemple. Nous nous assurons que le public trouve au moins deux artistes qui ils sont adorer puis découvrir. Il peut découvrir quelqu’un d’une autre génération ou quelque chose de nouveau. Nous nous assurons d’avoir un large spectre artistique.  »

These music enthusiasts want to stimulate discovery and continue to get to know each other and then share it… To achieve this, they attract festival-goers with the help of big names before offering their recordings from the heart of tomorrow. Added to this is the presence of the Nouvelle Vague stage, in which only regional artists appear.

And the formula pays off: “In 2015, we had Christine and the Queen, who had very few dates this summer. We are very proud of it. We also had Arcade Fire in 2010. More personally, we programmed the specials that are the band of my life. We also have to remember that we are in Argelès, where there is no big hall, so everything we have is already great. ”


Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France


Bring the region to life

On site, festival-goers are surprised not to be used to seeing big names at home, not to see a concert in this beautiful city by the sea. It is not uncommon to speak to them only for the to hear that they are happy when a main poster mentions the name of Argelès-sur-Mer.

A feeling that the director always shares: “When I talk about it, it scares me. The assembly of the festival is still complicated. We are in the depths of France, it takes 5:30 by train to arrive from Paris Joe Cocker, Lenny Kravitz, Sting… seeing them in the region was unimaginable a while ago. Before having to make a whole trip to see them, not everyone can afford a hotel night, transport, tickets… it's a hell of a cost, ”he said. .

Le lieu lui-même est un atout essentiel de l’événement: « Dans les Pyrénées-Orientales il y a des châteaux, la mer et les montagnes. Et quand il s’agit du Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France, il y a tout. C’est comme à Paris au même endroit que vous pourriez trouver le Louvre et la Tour Eiffel.  »


Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France


LE PROGRAMME Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France  

– Jeudi 7 juillet : Black Eyed Peas, Queens of The Stone Age, Dropkick Murphys, Simple Minds, Sum 41, Ofenbach…

– Vendredi 8 juillet : Martin Garrix, M, Orelsan, Riles, Tones And I, Vladimir Cauchemar…

– Samedi 9 juillet : Angèle, Clara Luciani, Oboy, Dubfire…

– Dimanche 10 juillet : Muse, DJ Snake, Polo & Pan, Hoshi, Malaa, Suzane, Kas:st

DOORS OPEN at 2:30 p.m., subject to change


ACCES/BILLETTERIE Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France  

An e-ticket must be printed in A4 format or downloaded to your phone in PDF format from the ticket purchasing platform / a thermal ticket (physical ticket published by ticketing resellers) must be presented in its original physical format.
> No photos, screenshots or photocopies of tickets will be accepted at the entrance to the Festival.
> In the event of a dispute, an identity document may be requested.


The park has toilets and a platform for people with reduced mobility.
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The reduced rate applies only to: Job seekers, Students, RSA beneficiaries, Minimum old age, Intermittents. Child rates are available for children under 13. Please note that you will be asked to provide proof at the entrance with your ticket. The festival reserves the right to deny you the right of entry if fraud is proven. No refund will be made in the event of fraud.

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Festival les Déferlantes Sud de France

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