How to book?

Online booking

Open from August 2, 2021
From 15 July for Association members

24/7 access!

Except Groups

By regular mail

From August 2, 2021
From 15 July for Association members

Send back the reservation form (at the latest one week before the concert) with your payment and, if necessary, proof for the reduction rate, by regular mail to:
Festival de musique, 2 rue Morand 25000 Besançon, France.

Processing by order of arrival.

At the ticket office

From Tuesday September 1rst, 2021
Monday to Saturday, 1 p.m – 6 p.m

Kursaal (Place Granvelle), Besançon


At the gates

45 min before the beginning of the concert
according to the number of seats left


Sending tickets is free this year!

Book your tickets at the latest 1 week before the chosen concert, we will send your tickets to your home for free.

For reservations by regular mail, your letter must reach us at the latest 1 week before the concert.

Health instructions & placement

The sanitary measures in force in September may require a specific organisation for the welcome of the public.
We will do our utmost to welcome you in complete safety: adapted gauges, masks and hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance to the concert venues, disinfection… The use of cloakrooms and bars during intermissions will also depend on these measures.

To 18 August 2021

  • Access on presentation of a valid Health Pass (EU Digital COVID Certificate) for all concerts, indoor and outdoor.
  • Wearing a mask indoor is mandatory.
  • Maintain a physical distance (an empty seat between two spectators or groups of spectators).
  • Access to the concert hall 45 minutes to 1 hour before the start of the concert.
  • Opening of the reception hall 1h to 1h30 before (purchase and collection of tickets/invitations)
  • For ticket collection or purchase, please arrive no later than 30 minutes before the start of the concert

As current health regulations are changing rapidly, the Festival reserves the right to modify the seating arrangements if necessary.

More info about the EU Digital COVID Certificate

For indoor concerts: seating will be either numbered (with or without category) or free (or adapted according to sanitary constraints in force).
If you wish to attend the concert with your family or friends (max. 10 people), book your tickets in a single order.

For the choice of categories :

  • if you book online, you can choose your seat directly on the map;
  • if you book by post, consult the plans of the Ledoux Theatre and the Grand Kursaal and indicate the wished “zone” on your booking form. We will do our utmost to respect your wishes according to the places available.

Most venues are accessible to wheelchair users (seating on the floor).
Placement in the PRM zone in the Theatre: for concerts with a category, choose category 2.
In order to welcome you in the best conditions, it is imperative to make a reservation (please indicate the presence of a companion).

If you have difficulty moving around, please choose seats on the floor (no lift at the Ledoux Theatre).

For open-air concerts and giant screen broadcasts.
Compliance with current health regulations.

  • presentation of a EU Digital COVID Certificate
  • the wearing of a mask is mandatory
  • pespect for the rules of physical distancing
Seating plan of the Théâtre Ledoux
Seating plan of the Grand Kursaal

General information

  • Reductions are nominal and individual (except Cotisant Duo)
  • For reduced rates, reservations without proof copy will not be processed,
  • Withdrawal of tickets at the ticket office (opening hours of the ticket office), or at the entrance of the concert (the same evening),
  • Payment by credit card, check, cash (ticket office only)

General conditions

Health guidelines for the Covid-19 outbreak prevail under the conditions below.

  • Tickets will not be refunded or exchanged, unless if the concert is cancelled.
  • The box office opens 45 minutes before the beginning of each concert.
  • Concerts and Competition events will start on time. After this time, access will only be granted if it causes no disturbance. Reserved seating is not guaranteed once the concert has begun.
  • Most venues have disabled access. Please mention any disabled guests when booking in order to receive an appropriate welcome.
  • Refunds will not be given for any changes to the programme or interruptions after 45 minutes. If the concert venue or date is changed, the tickets remain valid.
  • Photography (even without flash), video and audio recordings are strictly forbidden.
Due to the Vigipirate Plan, it is requested to arrive on site at the latest 15 minutes before the start of the concert, to

Vigipirate / COVID-19: access to concerts (indoor, outdoor) in compliance with the regulations in force in September.
Please avoid large luggages and bags, and submit to any bag inspections and palpation, otherwise access to the room may be refused.

Entrance fees 2021

Cat 1
€ 49 - Full
€ 39 - Member
€ 25 - Reduced
Cat 2
€ 37 - Full
€ 30 - Member
€ 19 - Reduced
Cat 3
€ 22 - Full
€ 17 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
Cat 1
€ 37 - Full
€ 30 - Member
€ 19 - Reduced
Cat 2
€ 22 - Full
€ 17 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
€ 25 - Full
€ 20 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
€ 17 - Full
€ 14 - Member
€ 12 - Reduced
Single price
€ 10


“Members” rate

  • Members of the Festival
  • Groups from 10 people

Reduced rate

  • Less than 18 years old
  • Students, less than 30 years old
  • Jobseekers

Free entrance

For children less than 12 years old, with an adult place booked.
Except for concerts at single price.

2021 Concert locations

In the Region

In Besançon


Ginko (bus & trams) takes you to the Festival! During the day and in the evening, the transport network drops you off a few steps away from the concert venues..

Choose eco-transport! Bike stations are located near all concert venues in Besançon.

SNCF TER Bourgogne Franche-Comté (train) accompanies you in Besançon and in some concert locations in the region!


In Besançon, the parking options are limited around most concert venues. You can park for free or for 1 € per night (7 p.m. to 9 a.m.) in parking lots in the city center.