Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Festival: Les Francofolies de La Rochelle

A fuller release of details of the acts playing the Francofolies de La Rochelle this year, with more big name acts added to the event showcasing French musical talent.

With Johnny Hallyday, Etienne Daho and Christine and the Queens already confirmed, others have been added to the bill.

Last year the event marked its 30th anniversary, with the seaside town attracting over 150,00 people to see shows including Jacques Higelin, Alain Souchon, , Yannick Noah, Benebar, Catherine Ringer, Zaz, Nolwenn Leroy at a special look back at the event's history, as well as shows by Stromae, Tal, Cats on Trees, Detroit and Shaka Ponk amongst others.

2015 will see acts including The Avener, Selah Sue, Raphaël, The Do as well as  Véronique Sanson, Julien Doré, Coeur de Pirate, Hubert-Félix Thiefaine, Brigitte, Florent Pagny and Yaël Naïm, as well as Johnny Hallyday and Yannick Noah play over five nights, with 100 concerts at eight venues.

More acts will be announced closer to the time of the event.

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle takes place on July 10  - July 14.

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