Welcome to the weekend! Whether you're into blues, jazz, world music or punkrock, you're in good hands! Plus the theatre beach is back, and a comic fest!

1. See Blues'n Jazz Rallye

What: International names in town
Pfaffenthal, Clausen and the Grund
When: Saturday, 16 July as of 3pm - more info here

Each year, the Blues'n Jazz Rallye attracts thousands of music lovers for an eclectic mix of the finest blues and jazz in the picturesque districts of Pfaffenthal, Clausen and the Grund. The otherwise busy roads in this part of the city are closed to traffic for the duration of the event, creating a giant open-air party.

An impressive number of internationally acclaimed musicians give live performances on stages set up all across the Old Town, giving visitors a truly unique way to experience this UNESCO heritage site. This year's line-up includes Jordan Rakei, Robert Cray and The New Power Generation, Prince's original backing band.


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2. Hear Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodriguez

What: Two phenomenal world music artists
Trifolion, 2 Prte St Willibrord, 6486 Echternach - Google Maps
 Sunday, 17 July at 7pm - info & tickets

Richard Bona and Alfredo Rodriguez are two exceptional musicians. One plays bass, the other piano, but both have a love for music and performing that is just infectious. This weekend they're playing the Echterlive festival in Echternach along with Pol Belardi. They were going to be joined by Pino Palladino & Blake Mills, who unfortunately had to cancel for health reasons. Still awesome, so get your tix!


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3. Check out Comic Strip Festival

What: Meet authors, get signatures
4, Place de la Mairie L-5310 Contern Google Maps
When: Saturday, 16 July - Sunday, 17 July between 10am-7pm - more info here

American comics, French/Belgian comics, manga: There's something for everyone at this weekend's Comic Strip Festival in Contern. Meet authors and artists, get your book signed and participate in little activities, like face painting, a bouncy castle or fun with clowns.


4. Discover northern Luxembourg

What: Culture, nature or food
Where: Eislek region
When: Anytime

There's always this joke amongst city folk that everything north of the capital is considered "far". But have you ever taken a closer look at the beauty of the Grand Duchy's northern tips? We've put together a tourist guide for the Eislek region, including castles, walking trails, museums and swimming lakes.

Take a look here and enjoy the perfect outdoor weather!


5. Explore Night of Culture

What: Diverse, two-day programme
Where: Various locations around Esch
When: Friday, 15 July - Saturday, 16 July - full programme here

This weekend's Night of Culture in Esch is all about contrasts. Nature is as present and important as the city's infrastructure or transformed steel plant. People from different backgrounds and age groups meet every day in its districts. The programme includes a walk through the animal park, a gourmet experience, stargazing, concerts, dance and the smallest disco in the world, which fits one person.


6. Get some beach time in the City

What: Summer vibes
Where: Theatre square - Google Maps
When: This weekend until 11 September - more info here

The theatre beach is back! Running until 11 September, the square outside the City theatre is transformed into a large, 350m2 sandbox with deckchairs and parasols, a pétanque track, various plants and trees as well as chalets offering refreshments. See, you don't have to get to Ostend for getting sand stuck between your toes!


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7. Attend Eastcoast Festival in Mertert

What: Punkrock festival
Where: Mertert Parc - Google Maps
When: Friday, 15 July as of 5pm - more info here

This is already the 8th edition of the Eastcoast Festival in Mertert, bringing together bands from the country and abroad. This year's show is headlined by German punkrockers Swiss + die Andern, as well as Versus You, Stayfou, The Velvet and Ferocious Few.

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