July 19t – 26th // French Gigs of the Week

Here is a list of this week’s French gigs in the U.S. Take a look and see who will be playing in your neighborhood!

This week, among other happenings, the Benin’s legends Orchestre Poly-rythmo continue their US tour, as well as Champagne Champagne and the Drive Tour. Afro-rap trio SMOD will start their US tour with two gigs alongside the Orchestre Poly Rythmo, and the Paris-based pop duo The Dø will land in the US on Thursday. If you are a jazz lover near NYC these days, don’t miss Meshell Ndegeocello at Lincoln Center and Jean Michel Pilc at Smalls!


Thursday July 19th:

Champagne Champagne @ Comcast Center // Mansfield, MA

Orchestre Polyrythmo @ BAM // Brooklyn, NY

Friday July 20th:

Anoraak @ Music Hall of Williamsburg // Brooklyn, NY

College @ Music Hall of Williamsburg // Brooklyn, NY

Electric Youth @ Music Hall of Williamsburg // Brooklyn, NY

Champagne Champagne @ Susquehanna Bank Center // Camden, NJ

Meshell Ndegeocello @ Lincoln Center // New York, NY

Onra @ 6119 // Pittsburgh, PA

Orchestre Polyrythmo @ Brighton Music Hall // Allston, MA

SMOD @ Brighton Music Hall // Boston, MA

Saturday July 21st:

Anoraak @ DC9 // Washington, DC

College @ DC9 // Washington, DC

Electric Youth @ DC9 // Washington, DC

Champagne Champagne @ Nassau Coliseum // Long Island City, NY

Onra @ The Wind Up Space // Baltimore, MD

SMOD @ Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival // Trumanburg, NY

Sunday July 22nd:

Anoraak @ BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL // Boston, MA

Champagne Champagne @ Comcast Theatre // Hartford, CT

College @ BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL // Boston, MA

Electric Youth @ BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL // Boston, MA

Orchestre Polyrythmo @ Summerstage // New York, NY

SMOD @ Summerstage // New York, NY

Monday July 23rd:

Anoraak @ Union Transfer // Philadelphia, PA

College @ Union Transfer // Philadelphia, PA

Electric Youth @ Union Transfer // Philadelphia, PA

Jean-Michel Pilc @ Smalls // New York, NY

SMOD @ SOBs // New York, NY

Tuesday July 24th:

Champagne Champagne @ Merriweather Post Pavilion // Columbia, MD

Wednesday July 25th:

Champagne Champagne @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach // Virginia Beach, VA

SMOD @ Shadow Lounge // Pittsburgh, PA

The Do @ The Satellite // Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday July 26th:

The Do @ Rickshaw // San Francisco, CA