Blues Exchange @ Toulouse is back for the 5th year on September 21st to 23rd, 2018

Our association organises this event to develop the blues community and to bring people from all over the world into this gorgeous city.


“ Everyday, everyday I have the blues ” - Pinetop Sparks


“ Don't look now but I 've got the blues ” - B. B. King



" But I've still got the blues for you " - Gary Moore


  • Picnic


    At 3pm, join us at the "prairie des filtres". Bring food and drinks to share with everybody.

  • city tour dancing

    (saturday afternoon)

    At 3:30pm, come and visit the city, with a lot of places to dance.

  • outdoor concert

    (sunday afternoon)

    At 3:30pm, dance on live music in Toulouse (place will be announced on saturday evening).

" Well, some people tell me that the worried, blues ain't bad " - Robert Johnson


" I 'm gonna leave you with the backlash blues " - Nina Simones


Looking for a housing:

Toulouse blues dancers are waiting to host you. Feel free to ask for being hosted at the registration. We will do our best to find you a spot at dancer's place.
If all our host are already full of crazy dancers, we will come back to you soon enough and help you to find the most convenient place to stay (see the housing list below). .

Toulouse Housing List:

If you want to have a look by yourself

AirBnB offers many opportunities on Toulouse.

CouchSurfing could also be a solution.

" I get the blues bout every night since I fell for you " - Big Mama Thornton


Pass WE (all nights included): 50 euros (early bird 45€ until 1st of june)

Friday night: 20 euros

Saturday night: 20 euros

Sunday night: 20 euros

You can pay by cheque, bank transfer, cash or paypal. For this, go to the payment page.

The organisation team reserves the right to limit the number of participants due to room capacities, so don't wait too long to register. The priority is given to people taking a full pass (dancers showing up for parties and paying the night itself will be accepted depending on the venue capacity).

Please check terms and conditions to know all about disclaimer and participation at the event, modifications, pictures and videos, accomodation and repayment.


" Oh friends I am the blues " - Muddy Waters


For any request, you can:

- send us an e-mail

- send us a message trough our facebook page

For any urgent request, feel free to contact us by phone:

- Eric +33 6 11 41 74 51

" Tell ' em I ' ve got those saint james infirmary blues " - Joe Primrose


Toulouse's motto is « Per Tolosa totjorn mai » (« For Toulouse, always more »)

Toulouse is characterised by a very rich cultural mixing, warm atmosphere and life style.
With 450 000 residents (900 000 for the agglomeration), it is the fourth most populated city in France, with Paris, Marseille and Lyon
It has the 1st place for many years as most French welcoming city, it is as well the European capital of aeronautics and space industry.

Toulouse the "ville rose" (pink city), sang by Nougaro, got its nickname from the red brick, everywhere, specificity of its architecture.

Violet culture development in Toulouse during the XIX century made this flower the symbol of the city and the name of “Cité des Violettes”.

The Canal du Midi is classified into the Unesco Patrimony list from 1996, and the Saint Sernin Basilic from 1998 linked to the Saint-Jacques de Compostelle trip.
The symbolic sport of Toulouse is the rugby, owning the better list of wins to its name on the national and continental field.
Cassoulet and sausage are culinary specialities from Toulouse and its neighbourhood.

Few Links:
- Tourisme Office
- Toulouse City
- Tisséo Public Transport