They said the killers shouted "This is for Syria!" and "Alahu Akhbar!" as they cut down patrons from a balcony before the band took the stage.
The band members are said to be safe.
“It looked like a battlefield, there was blood everywhere, there were bodies everywhere," Coupris said. "I was at the far side of the hall when shooting began. There seemed to be at least two gunmen. They shot from the balcony.
“I saw my final hour unfurl before me, I thought this was the end. I thought, 'I’m finished, I’m finished,'" he said.
French authorities said all five attackers were "neutralized, one arrested and more could be at large in the combined attacks. Now they are trying to identify people who may have helped the terrorists.
“There are lots of dead people," said a witness believed to have been at the bar of a restaurant that was the scene of one attack. "It’s pretty horrific to be honest. I was at the back of the bar. I couldn’t see anything. I heard gunshots. People dropped to the ground. We put a table over our heads to protect us."
The Police shot 1 of the attackers in the Bataclan theater and he blew up when he fell to the ground, 3 others blew themselves up in the theater.
3 blew themselves up at the stadium and 1 blew himself up at a café.
The death toll has risen to 200 while 80 people are reported injured.