AUGUST 6, 2015

Wax Tailor to Tour US

By Francerocks

French Trip Hop DJ Wax Tailor has recently announced a tour that will bring him all across North America along with Emancipator Ensemble and Ninja Tune artist Yppah. Performances include an October 17th Performance at the Best Buy Theater in New York City.

AUGUST 6, 2015

Did you see Christine and the Queens on Seth Meyers?

By Francerocks

Christine and the Queens, who just played to a full audience at New York's The Box on Tuesday evening after announcing her autumn tour in support of Marina and the Diamonds, also appeared this week on Seth Meyers. This appearance marks her American network television debut.

AUGUST 5, 2015

Ibeyi Touring the US in the Fall

By Francerocks

Ibeyi, the French-Cuban twin pop duo who has been mesmerizing audiences across North America since releasing their deut to XL Recordings earlier in the year (including NY performances at Music Hall of Williamsburg and Central Park SummerStage), will return for a fall tour. New York can catch the twins again on October 2nd at Webster Hall.

AUGUST 5, 2015

New Shai Maestro Release and Tour Dates

By Francerocks

‘Untold Stories’ is the newest album from pianist Shai Maestro, set to be released August 28, 2015 via Motéma. The trio album features the musicians Shai Maestro on piano, Jorge Roeder on bass, and Ziv Ravitz on drums. He will play release shows in California and New York City.

AUGUST 5, 2015

Stromae to Tour US, Announces Janelle Monáe, Jidenna, and Freedom Fry as Opening Acts

By Francerocks

Since the release of his North American debut album “Racine Carrée,” international superstar Stromae has gone on to sell more than 3.5 million albums, performed for thousands of fans in stadiums across the globe, and for the first time in pop history, will be the first ever French language artist to have headlined the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City this fall, on his North American tour.

AUGUST 5, 2015

Fanfaraï US Tour

By Francerocks

A multicultural brass band featuring musicians from Brittany, Algeria, and Morocco, Fanfaraï are set to take the US for their 10th anniversary tour, including dates at the Madison World Music Festival in Wisconsin and at Drom in New York City on September 23rd as part of the New York Gypsy Festival.

AUGUST 4, 2015

Bruno Philippe and Tanguy de Williencourt Release Album of Brahms and Schumman

By Francerocks

Celebrated French cellist Bruno Philippe joins forces with the equally talented French-trained pianist Tanguy de Williencourt for an album entitled 'Brahms and Schumann, Works for cello & piano', released via Evidence Classics and distributed via Harmonia Mundi in September 2015.

AUGUST 4, 2015

Brigitte to Release New Album, Tour the US in September

By Francerocks

Brigitte, the French pop musical duo formed in 2008 by Sylvie Hoarau and Aurélie Saada will be touring North America in September. Their concert tour will include a September 18th show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, among other dates on both coasts and in between.

JULY 8, 2015

Paris Combo on Tour in North America

By Francerocks

Paris Combo will be touring the US in July, complete with a stop at the City Winery in New York.

JULY 7, 2015

Vieux Farka Touré Tour Includes Free Celebrate Brooklyn Show

By Francerocks

Renowned Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré is returning to the US for summer and fall tour that includes, notably, a free concert at BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 16th.

MAY 26, 2015

Emmanuel Ceysson Named Principal Harpist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

By Francerocks

Emmanuel Ceysson, principal harpist at the Opéra National de Paris for the past decade, has won the audition at the Metropolitan Opera for the seat left vacant by Deborah Hoffman who died in February 2014. He will start in September, performing one his favorite pieces: Tannhäuser by Wagner.

MAY 6, 2015

The Dø on Tour

By Francerocks

The indie pop group The Dø will be in the US in May and June, stopping in New York City at the Bowery Ballroom and notably at the Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee, among other dates.

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