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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.