The information below refers to the previous edition of the Festival.
They will be updated in the coming weeks.

How to book?

Online booking

Open from August 17, 2020
From August the 3rd for Association members

24/7 access!

Except Groups

Buy tickets

Access reserved for members until July 16

By regular mail

From August 17, 2020
From August the 3rd 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.

Bulletin de réservation

At the ticket office

From Tuesday September 1rst, 2020
Kursaal (Place Granvelle), Besançon

Monday to Saturday, 1 p.m – 6 p.m

At the gates

1 hour 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 require a specific organization for the welcome of the public and we do everything possible to welcome you in complete safety: adapted gauges, masks and hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance of the rooms, disinfections …
We also thank you for reading the following information for indoor access before your coming to the concert (these information are subject to changes and will be updated regularly on this page).

  • For the withdrawal or purchase of tickets, please arrive no later than 30 minutes before the start of the concert
  • The doors will open 45 minutes to 1 hour before the start of the concert
  • The cloakrooms will not be in use
  • There will be no intermission or bar during concerts

Placement will be unnumbered and imposed for all concerts

  • Openers will proceed with placement by order of arrival, following an imposed route, and in compliance with sanitary rules.
  • If you want to attend the concert with family or friends (max 10 people), book your tickets in a single order and present yourself together when entering the hall;it will not be possible to be placed side by side in the event of a staggered arrival.
  • When booking, you can choose to be placed on the floor or on the balconies:
    • Cat 1 = parterre and 1st balcony
    • Cat 2 = 2nd balcony

For open-air concerts and giant screen broadcasts:

Most of the places are wheelchair accessible.
To welcome you in the best conditions, reservation is imperative (report the possible presence of a companion).

People with reduced mobility, prefer the seats on the ground floor (no lift at the Théâtre Ledoux).

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 avoid large luggages and bags, and to submit to any bag inspections and palpation, otherwise access to the room may be refused.

Entrance fees 2020

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.

2020 Concert locations

In the Region

In Besançon

Transport and parking

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.

Weekend package

Go for a weekend to explore Besançon and its heritage!
Tailor-made package including:

  • Night in hotel in the city center,
  • a place in 1st category for a concert
  • Gift : the program book and “members” rate for all other concerts!

Information and reservation
Besançon Tourist and Convention Bureau
+33 (0) 3 81 80 92 01/55