Positiv Festival 2015, Marseille, France, 21st Aug- 22nd Aug – Open air partying on the coast, Full Guide. Book passes & packages here

The Basics

Friday, August 21st, 2015 – Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
Marseille, France

Positiv Festival takes open-air techno raving to the next level. Plush on France’s southern, Mediterranean coast, the festival’s incredible venue is open to the elements and always full of unforgettable atmosphere.

An international lineup brings a section of Marseille’s industrial heritage to life, with the rave going for two full nights. And with a few less well-known and local artists thrown into the mix, Positiv Festival has developed one of the very best electronic parties in France.


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Friday Main Stage
  • Paul Kalkbrenner
  • Waze & Odyssey
  • Subb-an
Friday Stage 2
  • Villanova
Friday Stage 3
  • To Be Announced
Saturday Main Stage – TheSoundYouNeed
  • Fakear [live]
  • ODESZA [live]
  • Tchami
  • Hudson Mohawke [live]
  • What So Not
  • Mr Carmack
  • Mura Masa
Saturday Embrace Stage
  • FKJ [live]
  • Cyril Hahn
  • Lido
  • Sango
  • Sam Gellaitry
Saturday Bass & Hip-Hop Stage
  • Joke
  • Zeds Dead
  • Dillon Francis
  • Set&Match
  • Snakehips [live]
  • Point Point
Saturday Techno Stage
  • Matt Sassari & Friends

The Venue


Positiv Festival 2015

Dock Des Suds
12 Rue Urbain V
13002 Marseille

Built by the Greek colonists from Phocaea who founded Marseille in 600 BC, Dock des Suds is has been transformed from port warehouse to hotspot of the city’s nightlife. The venue can hold up to 10,000 people when the weather is good, while its oceanside location adds a distinctive and beautiful backdrop.

Accomodation In The Area

Hôtel Kyriad Marseille Centre-Rabatau

162 Boulevard Rabatau Daniel Matalon

The 3-star Kyriad Marseille Centre-Rabatau is situated in Marseille’s 10th arrondissement, and is a 10-minute walk from Stade Vélodrome. The hotel features 89 refurbished guest rooms designed to ensure comfort that are equipped with a selection of amenities. The Hôtel Kyriad Marseille Centre-Rabatau serves a hearty breakfast buffet in the Karousel Restaurant, that seats up to 120 in two dining rooms. The on-site restaurant has a menu of international and regional dishes, as well as an extensive drinks menu. Guests are also welcome to relax in the hotel’s spacious bar. Other hotel amenities include: a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, dry cleaning, and a gift shop. On-site private parking is available at the cost of €6/day. The Hôtel Kyriad Marseille Centre-Rabatau is a 7-minute walk from Parc du 26ème Centenaire, and Marseille’s Vieux Port is 1.9 miles away.

ibis Marseille Centre Euroméditerranée

25 Boulevard de Dunkerque, Rue des Docks,

Situated only 12 minutes from Marseille’s Vieux Port, the 3-star ibis Marseille Centre Euroméditerranée is in the heart of the EuroMed business district. The hotel features 192 inviting guest rooms that have modern furnishings, and a variety of amenities. The hotel also boasts dining options including the Café Pasta Pizza & Cie where guests can pick the ingredients for their own pasta creations, the Rendez-Vous bar with an extensive menu of drinks & snacks, and a hearty all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet that includes fresh pastries, fair trade coffee, and more. Other hotel amenities include: a terrace, complimentary newspapers, dry-cleaning service, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. The ibis Marseille Centre Euroméditerranée is close to metro and tram stops, as well as Gare saint-Charles. The ferry terminals, the A7 and A55 highways, and the Silo & Dock des Suds concert halls are also easily accessible.

Alex Hotel

13-15 Place des Marseillaises

The 3-star Alex Hôtel is located in the heart of Marseille’s Saint Charles district, close to the Gare Saint-Charles. The original boutique hotel features 21 guest rooms and Junior Suites that are contemporary in style, equipped with a variety of modern amenities, and some boast balconies that overlook the city. The Alex Hôtel also serves a delicious breakfast buffet that includes crusty baguettes, croissants, coffee & teas, and eggs each day that can be enjoyed in the lounge or in the inner courtyard. Other hotel amenities include: a 24-hour front desk, a patio, luggage storage, and a drinks vending machine. The MUCEM Museum is 1.2 miles from the hotel, and La Canibière is 547 yards away. Marseille’s old port is a 15-minute walk away. The Alex Hôtel is 15.5 miles from Marseille Provence Airport.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The closest airport is Aéroport de Marseille Provence (MRS), and the city’s central train station is called Gare Marseille Saint Charles. Trains between the two depart every 10 minutes and take about half an hour, costing €8.

    From the city centre, the T2 tram and the metro line 2 go directly to the festival venue, as do bus lines 35, 70, 82 and 89.

  • What are the festival’s start and end times?

    Positiv gets started at 19:00 on Friday 21 and finishes at around 05:00 on the morning of Sunday 23 August.



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