France Rocks Summerfest 2016

May 31, 2016 | By Francerocks
An international festival of music from Paris presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Bureau Export with support from Institut Français and la Ville de Paris, France Rocks Summerfest 2016 is the first event of its kind, taking place as part of Tandem Paris-New York, a transatlantic cultural partnership celebrating these two cities. France Rocks Summerfest highlights the rich diversity of music from Paris with concerts from the most cutting edge French electro, jazz, world, contemporary, pop and rock artists across multiple venues and parks in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx. The festival culminates June 21 with a concert featuring CharlElie Couture, Yael Naim, General Elektriks, and La Femme for Fête de la Musique in Central Park.
 
Adan & Xavi y Los Imanes - Avalon (feat. Stephane Seva) - Avishai Cohen - Ayo - Beau - Brodinski - CharlElie Couture - Clovis Nicolas - Club cheval - Cyrille Aimée - Dahlia Dumont - Dimitri from Paris - Disorder Kid - Emel Mathlouthi - Emile Parisien - Emilie Lesbros - Floy Krouchi - From Paris with Love - General Elektriks - Ginkgoa - Glockabelle - Her - Jacques Schwarz-Bart - Joe Bataan and Setenta - La Femme - La Jarry - Laura Cahen - Lisa Simone (with Screening of ‘What Happened Miss Simone ?’ - Louisahhh!!! - Maxence Cyrin - Olivier Stark - Raashan Ahmad - Radio Elvis - Scarecrow - Shai Maestro - Sophie Auster - The Geek X Vrv - Triplets de Belleville: Screening with Orchestra - Tristan & the Plane - Yael Naim
 

June 3: Floy Krouchi @ Spectrum
June 3: Maxence Cyrin @ Le Poisson Rouge (7:30PM)
June 8: Floy Krouchi @ Spectrum
June 9: Floy Krouchi @ Firehouse Space, Brooklyn
June 11 - 12: Clovis Nicolas @ Smalls
June 12: Tristan & the Plane (7PM), Radio Elvis (8PM), Sophie Auster (9), Risa Elledge (10), Harris Mac (11) @ Pianos
June 14: Her @ Standard Hotel, East Village (7:30PM, FREE)
June 14: Festival Opening Soirée with Olivier Stark
June 15: Tristan & the Plane (8PM), General Elektriks (10PM) @ Drom (FREE)
June 16: Glockabelle @ Littlefield, Brooklyn
June 17: Scarecrow @ Drom (7PM)
June 18: Disorder Kid @ Arlene’s Grocery (7PM)
June 18: MHD @ MoMA PS1 Warm Up

June 19: Beau + Sophie Auster @ Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn (10PM)
June 20: Laura Cahen @ Pianos (8PM)
June 21: La Fête de la Musique @ Central Park Summerstage: Charlelie Couture, General
Elektriks, Yael Naim, and La Femme (5PM - 10PM, FREE)

June 23: Ayo @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)
June 23: The Geek x Vrv @ Knitting Factory, Brooklyn (9PM)
June 26: Dahlia Dumont @ Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Pl (3PM, FREE)
June 27: Emile Parisien @ Club Bonafide (7PM)
June 28: Lisa Simone Performance and Screening of the Nina Simone Documentary, ‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ in Herbert Von King Park (Official SummerStage Show, 7PM - 10PM, FREE); After-party at Top of the Standard (10PM)
June 28: Avishai Cohen @ Highline Ballroom (Blue Note Festival) (8PM)
June 30: Jacques Schwarz-Bart @ National Sawdust Factory
June 30: Emel Mathlouthi @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)
July 3: Dimitri from Paris @ Crew Love and MATTE Present: Summer of Love, NYC Tour, Summer Love Edition (Marina NYC)
July 5: Cyrille Aimée @ Joe’s Pub (7:30PM)
July 6: Shai Maestro @ Joe's Pub (9:30PM)
July 7: Ginkgoa @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)
July 8:  Avalon Jazz Band (featuring Stéphane Séva) @ Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center (6:30PM)
July 9: Brodinski and Louisahhh!!! @ MoMA PS1 Warm Up (3PM - 9PM)
July 12: Adan & Xavi Y Los Imanes @ Webster Hall (8PM)
July 12: La Jarry @ Arlene’s Grocery (11PM)
July 13: Joe Bataan meets SETENTA / Joan Català @ St Mary’s Park, The Bronx (SummerStage, 7PM - 9PM, FREE)
July 14: The Triplets of Belleville with live score by Benoit Charest /Jessica Fichot, Presented by BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! @ Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn  (8PM, FREE)
July 14: 
Raashan Ahmad and Friends present “New World” @ New Nublu
July 17: From Paris With Love, Jazz Brunch @ Highline Ballroom (12:30PM)
July 23: Club cheval @ The Wick, Brooklyn (10PM)

Full Program and Free Sampler

TANDEM PARIS - NEW YORK From June through October 2016, Paris - New York Tandem 2016 is organized by the City of Paris and the Institut Français, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and the Embassy of the United States of America in France, and the City of New York. Quefaire.paris.fr | nyc.gov/ParisTandem

 
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