FRANCE ROCKS SUMMERFEST
JUNE & JULY 2016 in NYC

Celebrating Tandem Paris-New York

Presented by:

BUREAU EXPORT, THE CULTURAL SERVICES OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY AND
FRANCE ROCKS

Adan & Xavi y Los Imanes - Avalon Jazz Band (featuring Stéphane Séva) - 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 - Raashan Ahmad  - Radio Elvis - Scarecrow - Shai Maestro - Sophie Auster - The Geek X Vrv - Triplets de Belleville: Screening with Orchestra - Tristan & the Plane - Yael Naim

An international festival of music from Paris presented by Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and 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.

Monday: 5/30/16

Rhys Chatham @ Le Poisson Rouge 8PM

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Friday: 6/3/16

Maxence Cyrin @ Le Poisson Rouge 6:30PM

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Wednesday: 6/8/16

Floy Krouchi @ Spectrum

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Sat/Sun: 6/11-6/12

Clovis Nicolas @ Smalls Jazz Club

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Sunday: 6/12/16

Tristan & the Plane (7PM), Radio Elvis (8PM), Sophie Auster (9), Risa Elledge (10), Harris Mac (11) @ Pianos

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Tuesday: 6/14/16

Her @ The Standard, East Village 7:30PM, FREE

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Festival Opening Soirée @ TBA Olivier Stark, DJ Set (8PM-10PM, Invite only)

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Wednesday: 6/15/16

June 15: Tristan & the Plane, General Elektriks, Greg Kozo @ Drom (8PM, FREE)

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June 15: Miss Elie the Band @ The Delancey (9PM)

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Friday: 6/17/16

Scarecrow @ Drom 7PM

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Saturday: 6/18/16

Disorder Kid at Arlene's Grocery (7PM)

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June 18: MHD @ MoMA PS1 Warm Up, Long Island City

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Sunday: 6/19/16

Beau & Sophie Auster @ Baby's All Right, Brooklyn (10PM)

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Monday: 6/20/16

Laura Cahen @ Pianos (8PM)

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Tuesday: 6/21/16

Free Show at Central Park SummerStage Fete de la Musique

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YAEL NAIM Info + Video
GENERAL ELEKTRIKS Info + Video
LA FEMME Info + Video

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 5PM - 10PM (FREE)
Enter Park at 5th Avenue & 69th St

Thanks to the generous support from Lacoste

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Thursday: 6/23/16

Ayo @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)

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Sunday: 6/26/16

Dahlia Dumont @ Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza. Part of Arts Walk BK (4PM, FREE)

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Monday: 6/27/16

Emilie Parisien @ Club Bonafide 7PM

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Tuesday: 6/28/16

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)

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Avishai Cohen @ Highline Ballroom (Blue Note Festival) 8PM

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Thursday: 6/30/16

Jacques Schwarz-Bart @ National Sawdust Factory

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Emel Mathlouthi @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)

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Sunday: 7/3/16

Dimitri from Paris @ Crew Love and MATTE Present: Summer of Love, NYC Tour, Summer Love Edition (Marina NYC, 2PM - 1AM) - Buy Tickets

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Tuesday: 7/5/16

Cyrille Aimée @ Joe's Pub 7:30PM

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Weds: 7/6/16

Shai Maestro @ Joe's Pub (9:30PM) 

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Thursday: 7/7/16

Ginkgoa @ David Rubenstein Atrium, Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center (7:30PM, FREE)

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Friday: 7/8/16

Avalon Jazz Band (featuring Stéphane Séva) @ Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center (6:30PM)

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Saturday: 7/9/16

Brodinski, Louisahhh!!! @ MoMA PS1 Warm Up - Long Island City, Queens (3PM - 9PM)

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Tuesday: 7/12/16

La Jarry @ Arlene's Grocery 11PM

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Adan & Xavi y Los Imanes @ Webster Hall (8PM)

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Wednesday: 7/13/16

Joe Bataan meets SETENTA, Presented with Paris-New York Festival / Joan Català @ St. Mary's Park, The Bronx (SummerStage, 7PM - 9PM, FREE)

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Thursday: 7/14/16

8PM / FREE THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE with live score by Benoit Charest / Jessica Fichot presented by BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell

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Thursday: 7/14/16

Raashan Ahmad and Friends present "New World", Presented by Paris-New York Festival @ New Nublu

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Sunday: 7/17/16

From Paris With Love, Jazz Brunch @ Highline Ballroom (12:30PM)

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July 17: François K and Alex from Tokyo @ Deep Space Sunday, Cielo (free before 10PM)

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Saturday: 7/23/16

Club cheval @ The Wick, Brooklyn 10PM

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France Rocks Summerfest Youtube Playlist

  1. "Angle Boogie" - General Elektriks
  2. "C'mon Please" - Beau
  3. "Fire (Acoustic" - Ayo
  4. "Debout dans la boue" - CharlElie Couture
  5. "One Way Ticket" - Cyrille Aimée
  6. "Kelmthi Horra" - Emel Mathlouthi
  7. "Five Minutes" - Her
  8. "Bella Ciao (Live in Paris)" - Goran Bregovic
  9. "Sphynx" - La Femme
  10. "Je Suis Moi" - Nach
  11. "Where is My Mind" - Maxence Cyrin
  12. "Child in Me" - Lisa Simone
  13. "Waves" - The Geek x Vrv
  14. "Dream in My Head" - Yael Naim
  15. "Untold Stories Teaser" - Shai Maestro
  16. "Now or Never (Featuring Jeanne Added) - Rachid Taha

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