Brest Nightlife, France
Brest Nightlife - General Overview
Located around 150 miles from Rennes and Nantes, Brest offers a lot of choices for entertainment- discos, night bars, restaurants. Cinemas like Liberte Multiplex or Celtic are also an option. This site is in fact an agenda of events, informing the visitor about concerts from classic styles to rock and reggae, theater performances, sports or even TV program. If you are visiting in May, there is a famous popular and folk music festival, called Festival Fanfares. It is held in a place named Le quartz and the music pieces played are from all over the world. There is also a dance music festival- Astropolis, It is usually organized in August and mainly playing rave, but not only. Music fans can go to La Carrene, a music hall, as well. A must in Brest nightlife is a night walk on Siam Street, at least for window shopping if not for entering one of the many bars there.
Brest Nightlife - Bars and Pubs
Probably as a reminder of British occupation and their drinking habits, many good bars have English names or a combination of French and English, such as: Le Manhattan; Le Marie Stuart known for karaoke nights; Arizona Café, a concert organizer; DJ bar Mix Up Café. Other are totally English, or better said Irish: Tara Inn serving specific drinks and hosting folk concerts; The Dubliners organizing even dance classes; Blind Piper, a place offering intimacy, with a terrace full of trees and a table of pool. Scottish tradition is also represented by Bar Ecossaise and other pubs are Irish under cover, with strange names, like Tir Na Nog. There are also piano bars, such as L’Escale, Toul Sable or a name respecting the same rule of word combination- L’At Home Café. Jazz can be heard at Espace Vauban. People over 21 can also enjoy evenings at Casino Plouescat or Casino de Roscoff or erotic shows at Le Blitis.
Brest Nightlife- Unique Discos
The disco is not only for youngsters. Stendhall is a place that proves that different generations can go to the same place, although one goes to the basement to dance techno and the other stays above to learn or revise more classic dances. On the outskirts of Brest, there is a spot named Le Manoir. If it wasn’t for the sound, its walls would indicate more an art gallery than a disco. Somehow similar is La Chamade. If you want to remember you are at the seaside, visit Les Tritons, with its marine design. It is attended by middle aged people and its DJs play all types of music. Other popular places to dance are: Red Dragon, Zodiac, Le Square or La Suite.