Let’s French... - Festival of French Song

Let’s French... - is an initative of the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France and the Alliance Française Dublin that celebrates the rich diversity of modern French song.

This year, Let’s French... is offering the Dublin crowds the opportunity to sample some of France most unique talents with several shows taking place across the capital between June 21st and July 1st.

Let’s French... will kick off on Saturday, June 21st with the opening night in The Village celebrating the French National Day for Music (Fête de la Musique) with live trio Les Grandes Bouches.

JPEG Les Plastiscines will play at the Andrews Lane Theatre on Friday, June 27th. This female quartet claim influence from such bands as Babyshambles and The Kooks, but with a cetain Parisian “je ne sais quoi…” thrown in to boot.

JPEGOn Saturday, June 28th Birdy Nam Nam will spin the decks in Andrews Lane Theatre. DJ Pone, DJ Need, Crazy B and Little Mike will cleverly mix musical styles from 90’s electro to 80’s hip hop.

GIFJeanne Cherhal will perform solo at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday, July 1st. Jeanne comes from a modern school of French singer-songwriter, which fuses witty poetry with gracious melodies to produce a charming sound.

Let’s French...
21 June - 1 July 2008

Full programme & info: www.lets-french.ie
Tickets available from: www.tickets.ie

Published on 02/07/2008

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