Salle des Etoiles: Shows in the heart of the Sporting Monte-Carlo


A magical venue, iconic artists, and eclectic line-up: the Salle des Etoiles is a venue for major events that plays a central role in life in the Principality, hosting the legendary Rose Ball, the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival and the Monaco Red Cross Ball. Curtain up!

A star-studded past and a journey through all musical genres

Charles Aznavour, Frank Sinatra, Joe Cocker, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Elton John… Since it was inaugurated by Josephine Baker in 1974, a plethora of international stars have taken to the stage at the iconic Salle des Etoiles, much to the delight of an eternally loyal audience. Music fans from everyday listeners to seasoned experts flock here to discover and rediscover leading names in music. The Salle des Etoiles showcases musical genres of all kinds, from French chanson to rock via blues, soul, jazz and electro. Each and every concert is an unmissable event in itself. The Sporting Monte-Carlo’s concert hall has become a highly sought-after venue by many of the world’s greatest artists and the definitive place to be on the music scene.

A unique setting for truly remarkable performers

Spread across 1,000 m², the Salle des Etoiles is one of Europe’s most fascinating venues. The setting here is simply unique. Through its large bay windows, this venue dedicated to the most breathtaking of performances offers incredible views. Its roof can be opened up to allow the stars on stage to perform under the stars. For an enchanting night out featuring dinner and a show or a concert, the Salle des Etoiles is ideally located in the heart of the Sporting Monte-Carlo. This iconic location can also be hired as a private gala venue, accompanied by a catering service for an elegant finishing touch to your dinner and show events. The Sporting Monte-Carlo is the perfect embodiment of all the magic and fantasy that awaits in the Principality of Monaco.

The Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival

In the summer, stars flock to the most famous peninsula on the Côte d’Azur. Over the last few years, it has hosted Céline Dion, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Robbie Williams, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, The Who, Alice Cooper, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Mika, Bill Wyman, Pharrell Williams, Johnny Hallyday, Eric Clapton, Jamie Cullum, and many more on its stages. The 45-day line-up features a dizzying list of names and gigs. Over the years, the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival has established itself as one of the world’s leading pop-rock festivals. Its stands out from the competition through the intimate and magical feel that so perfectly reflects the spirit of Monte-Carlo itself and the enchanted atmosphere of the Salle des Etoiles.

Visit the Monte-Carlo Live site to find out more about the Salle des Etoiles.

The Salle des Étoiles concert and event hall located in the Sporting Monte-Carlo welcomes the world’s biggest celebrities for exceptional events.


History of the most fascinating event hall in Europe

The Salle des Étoiles is a magical venue for the Principality’s most important events, such as the legendary Rose Ball or the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival.


The 1000m² Salle des Étoiles is one of the most fascinating event halls in Europe. Its special features include the immense glass windows looking out over Monaco and the retractable roof. The Salle des Étoiles offers mind-blowing shows that illustrate the magic and charm of the Principality of Monaco.


Since it opened in 1974, many stars have performed in this legendary hall that can also be used for private galas.


Most stars have performed at least once at the Sporting Monte-Carlo

Just like Joséphine Baker, the following stars have also performed there: Charles AznavourFrank SinatraStevie Wonder, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Elton John, Mariah Carey, Joe Cocker and more.


French songs, rock, soul, blues… For the last forty years, the Salle des Étoiles has hosted some of the greatest artists on the planet. These unmissable events confirm Monaco‘s undeniable “place to be” status in the world of music.


Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival

With the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival, the summer nights on the Riviera’s most famous peninsula will be full of stars, with an exceptional line-up from the US, UK, Italy, France, Russia and the Middle East.


In the pop rock category, the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival causes a stir every year with a dazzling programme. Over the last few years we have seen Céline Dion, Lionel Richie, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, the Who, Alice Cooper, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Garou, Mika, Bill Wyman, Johnny Hallyday, Eric Clapton, Peter Cincotti and many more.


With that kind of line-up over a forty-five-day period, the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival is rightfully known as the biggest pop rock festival in the world. It stands out from other festivals by its intimate, enchanting aspect, capturing the Monte-Carlo spirit.




Find out more about the programme for the legendary Salle des Étoiles in the NEWS section of our website.