New York City music lovers get to experience a wonderful array of French music this summer when a new music festival -- Francerocks Summerfest -- launches June 3 to July 23, 2016.
The seven-week series will showcase the expansive wealth of diverse musical talent coming out of Paris and France at large, with over 30 artists spanning genres from indie pop, rock and electronica to jazz, swing and world music.
They will be either performing for free or in ticketed shows at over 25 venues ranging from Central Park Summerstage and Celebrate Brooklyn to the most intimate performance spaces throughout New York City.
Presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Bureau Export (a global network of specialists that assist French artists and label for over 20 years. www.french-music.org) with the support from the Institut Français and la Ville de Paris (City of Paris), Francerocks Summerfest will bring together a mix of acclaimed established artists -- such as Avashai Cohen -- with emerging bands such as Her, Beau and Club Cheval.
Standout shows include:
The festival was created as part of Tandem Paris-New York 2016, a large-scale transatlantic cultural exchange between Paris and New York.
From June through October 2016, cultural institutions in New York and Paris will present an extraordinary selection of events in a variety of cultural disciplines including music, dance, cinema, literature, theatre, the visual arts, language, gastronomy, and digital innovation from the partner city.
Tandem Paris - New York 2016 is organized by the City of Paris and the French Institute, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and the Embassy of the United States of America in France, with the support of the City of New York.
To learn more, go to: http://www.francerocks.com/summerfest2016/
June 3 - July 23, 2016
New York City