1st Edition of France Rocks Summerfest in New York City this summer!

| New York City, United States | 3 June – 23 July 2016 |

The first edition of the France Rocks Summerfest will take place in New York City from June 3rd through July 23rd!

Roughly 40 French or French-produced artists will perform in clubs, venues, and parks throughout the city over the next two months.

The artists scheduled come from every style of music, from indie rock pop to electro, passing through jazz and world music: Maxence Cyrin, Floy Krouchi, Clovis Nicolas, Radio Elvis, Sophie Auster, Her, General Elektriks, Miss Elie, Glockabelle, Beau, Sophie Auster, Aaron, Scarecrow, Disorder Kid, Laura Cahen, La Femme, Yael Naim, CharlElie Couture, Ayo, The Geek x Vrv, Dahlia Dumont, Émile Parisien, Lisa Simone, Avishai Cohen, Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Emel Mathlouthi, Cyrille Aimée, Ginkgoa, Avalon, La Jarry, Joe Bataan meets SETENTA, Rachid Taha, Club Cheval, Dimitri From Paris, Goran Bregović, Shai Maestro, Les Triplettes de Belleville, Brodinski, Louisahhh!!!, and Adan & Xavi Y Los Imanes.

France Rocks Summerfest

Created as part of the initiative Tandem Paris-New York 2016, the France Rocks Summerfest is presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy of the United States and by bureauexport, with the support of Institut Français and the City of Paris, in collaboration with Central Park Summerstage as well as the concert halls and parks of New York City.

bureauexport in New York has been preparing this exciting new event for the past several months: recommending artists for the line-up, building partnerships with promoters, assisting with visas, coordinating logistics for certain concerts, creating promotional and marketing campaigns, etc.

Listen to the playlist:


3 June : Maxence Cyrin @ Le Poisson Rouge
3 & 8 June : Floy Krouchi @ Spectrum
11/12 June : Clovis Nicolas @ Smalls Jazz Club
12 June : Tristan & the Plane, Radio Elvis, Sophie Auster, Risa Elledge, Harris Mac @ Pianos
14 June : Her @ Standard Hotel, East Village
15 June : Ayo + Tristan and the Plane + General Elektriks @ Drom
16 June : Miss Elie (Emilie Lesbros) @ Black Bear Bar – Brooklyn
16 June : Glockabelle @ Littlefield, Brooklyn
16 June : Beau + Sophie Auster + Aaron @ Baby’s All Right
17 June : Scarecrow @ Drom
18 June : Disorder Kid @ Arlene’s Grocery
19 June : Beau + Sophie Auster @ Baby’s All Right
20 June : Laura Cahen @ Pianos
21 June : La Fête de la Musique @ Central Park SummerStage avec : La Femme, General Elektriks, Yael Naim, CharlElie Couture
23 June : Ayo @ Lincoln Center Atrium
23 June : The Geek x Vrv @ Knitting Factory, Brooklyn
26 June : Dahlia Dumont @ Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Pl
27 June : Émile Parisien @ Club Bonafide (7PM)
28 June : Lisa Simone + projection du documentaire sur Nina Simone, ‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ Herbert Von King Park, Official SummerStage show
28 June : Avishai Cohen @ Highline Ballroom (Blue Note Festival)
30 June : Jacques Schwarz-Bart @ National Sawdust Factory
30 June : Emel Mathlouthi @ Lincoln Center Atrium
3 July : Dimitri from Paris @ MATTE & Crew Love Present: Summer Love at La Marina NYC
5 July : Cyrille Aimée @ Joe’s Pub
7 July : Ginkgoa @ Lincoln Center Atrium
8 July : Avalon (ft Stéphane Séva) @ Midsummer Night Swing Lincoln Center)
9 July : Brodinski + Louisiahhh!!! @ MoMA PS1 Warm Up
12 July : Adan & Xavi Y Los Imanes @ Webster Hall
12 July : La Jarry @ Arlene’s Grocery
13 July : Joe Bataan meets SETENTA / Joan Català @ St Mary’s Park, The Bronx Official SummerStage
14 July : live de la BO des Triplettes de Belleville (Benoit Charest) / Jessica Fichot @ Celebrate Brooklyn
15 July : Rachid Taha @ Celebrate Brooklyn
15/16 July : Goran Bregović @ Lincoln Center, Geffen Hall
17 July : From Paris With Love, Jazz Brunch @ Highline Ballroom
23 July : Club cheval @ The Wick, Brooklyn
23 July : Wang Li and Wu Wei @ Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center Fest

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