Upcoming France Rocks Summerfest Shows

AVALON JAZZ BAND feat. Stéphane Séva
Fri, 7/8, 6:30PM Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center (FREE)
Amsterdam Ave and West 62 St – NYC
Parisian musicians involved in the swing renaissance, Tatiana Eva-Marie and Adrien Chevalier wanted to share their enthusiasm of French jazz with an American audience, and that’s how Avalon Jazz Band was born.

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Sat, 7/9, 3PM – 9PM
MoMA PS1 Warm Up
22-25 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY
Championed at a tender age by Busy P., 2ManyDJs & Tiga, Brodi made it his mission to share a healthy obsession with dance music with as much people as possible.

Once half of NYCPARTYINFO, Louisahhh!!! has gained notoriety for her modern classic ‘Your Everything’.

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Tues, 7/12, 11PM
Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St, NYC
La Jarry is an alternative rock band formed by two French brothers Benoît (Lead vocals) and David Pourtau (Guitar). La Jarry made their first demos at Realworld studios in Bath after lead singer Benoit met Peter Gabriel. The first EP “Liverpool” was recorded at Abbey Road studios in the UK and was produced by Ben Finlay. The band is released its first EP in the United Kingdom on March 21, 2016.

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JOE BATAAN meets SETENTA Presented by Paris-New York FestivalWed, 7/13, 7 – 9PM
St. Mary’s Park, SummerStage, FREE 
450 St Ann’s Ave, Bronx
Setenta is a funky latin combo of seven musicians based in Paris. Following their outstanding live collab in Paris, and “Jazz Mix de Vienne” in June 2015, they invite Joe BATAAN, the latin soul legend, to record “My Rainbow”, a rare bolero, soulful, with spiritual lyrics written by the godfather, maybe a new classic ballad for history.Video – More Info

Rashaan Ahmad & Friends Presented by Paris-New York Festival
7/14 @ New Nublu
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Raashan Ahmad is an emcee, producer, DJ and label owner with a thriving career as a Hip Hop artist. He has garnered national and international critical acclaim from worldwide press such as XXL, Giles Peterson’s World Wide Awards, France 24, Urb, Rolling Stone and more. He has toured extensively both solo and with various bands and orchestras throughout North and South America, Europe, Japan, & Australia

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June 3 – July 23rd in NYC

The largest  French music festival in the US, France Rocks Summerfest  presents 30 cutting edge Parisian artists in 25 of NYC’s coolest parks and venues.