Posts Tagged ‘Festivals in France’

Festival Beauregard 2012Festival Beauregard 2012 PosterThe Beauregard Music Festival taking place at Hérouville St-Clair, a unique spot in a nature park with a Castle in France (near Caen in Normandy) on the 6th. 7th. and 8th. of July.

Among many other artists, it will feature more particularly SÉBASTIEN TELLIER / GOSSIP / KILLING JOKE / THE KILLS / HOT CHIP / METRONOMY / KAISER CHIEFS / TINDERSTICKS / THE BLOODY BEETROOTS / DEATH IN VEGAS / GARBAGE / FRANZ FERDINAND / PAUL KALKBRENNER

For your information, there is a Caen-Portsmouth ferry line which makes the festival very close to the south of England. You will find more information on http://www.festivalbeauregard.com/en

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Rock En Seine Festival FranceFIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR 2012!

Taking place from the 24th – 26th August this year, Rock en Seine organisers have revealed the first 7 bands – The Black Keys, Placebo, Green Day, Noel Gallagher, Foster The People, Sigur Ros & Mark Lanegan

Expect more great bands to be announced soon…

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Sonisphere Festival France 2012SONISPHERE FRANCE NAMES 4 NEW BANDS FOR 2012

Joining Faith No More & Evanescence this year will be Dagoba, Headcharger, Armored Saint and Porn Queen!

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Sonisphere Festival France 2012SONISPHERE FRANCE REVEALS 6 MORE NAMES FOR 2012!

Joining the already announced Faith No More and Evanescence today are Meshuggah, Combichrist, I Killed The Prom Queen, The Darkness, Lacuna Coil and Ghost!

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Sonisphere Festival France 2012SONISPHERE FRANCE MAKES FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2012!

Created in 2009, Sonisphere festival visited for the first time in France last year in Amnéville.  The second edition will be held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July at Snowhall Park of Amnéville and we have the first bands announcement today:

Saturday, July 7th  – Faith No More, Marilyn Manson, Machine Head

Sunday, July 8th – Evanescence, Wolfmother, Soulfly

This year, free camping will be available to the public adjacent to the site and a scene of Sonisphere “Off” will be installed specifically for rhythm the nights of festival goers.  The parking is also free.

Passes will be available from Wednesday 22nd February on http://www.avosbillets.com

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Festival Europavox, FranceEUROPAVOX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST NAMES FOR 2012

Topped by The Hives the first band announcement includes 1995, Amadou et Mariam, Imany, Agoria, Dionysos, Mirel Wagner, Baloji, Benga Live, Django Django, Shaka Ponk, Ewert and The Two Dragons!

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Hellfest, Clisson France 2012THE FINAL HELLFEST LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT IS HERE!

The D day has come, all the soldiers are now gathered for the final assault that will at last able us to conquer the new territory in which Hellfest will take place for several years to come. Victory is a foregone conclusion with over 60 new bands backing us up, who should quickly be joined by legions of troopers from the Metal Nation!

The last bands are:
GUNS N’ ROSES, MEGADETH, MOTLEY CRUE, REFUSED, DROPKICK MURPHYS, BIOHAZARD, TURBONEGRO, WITHIN TEMPTATION, ABYSSE, ALL SHALL PERISH, ARSON ANTHEM, ASCENSION, BEHEMOTH, BELENOS, BENIGHTED, BIG BUSINESS, BLACK BOMB A, BUKOWSKI, CANCER BATS, CELESTE, D-A-D, DISCHARGE, DOOMRIDERS, EDGUY, ENTOMBED, GOTTHARD, HANK III, HAMLET, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, IHSAHN, INSOMNIUM, JESUS CROST, KORITNI, LASTING VALUES, LITURGY, LOCK UP, MOONSORROW, NECROPHAGIA, OBITUARY, OCTOBER FILE, SATYRICON, SEBASTIAN BACH, SHINING, SUBLIME CADAVERIC DECOMPOSITION, SUFFOCATION, SUNNO))), THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX, THE BRONX, THE OBSESSED, THE RODEO IDOT ENGINE, TRAGEDY, TREPALIUM, UNEARTH, UNSANE, URIAH HEEP, VITAMIN X
+ 10 other bands yet to come!

Unfortunately ALL PIG MUST DIE & WHITECHAPEL has canceled their performances.

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Festival des Vieilles Charrues France 2012FIRST ACTS REVEALED FOR FESTIVAL DES VIEILLES CHARRUES 2012

Continuing their headlining tour of European festivals in 2012 THE CURE will add Festival des Vieilles Charrues to the ever growing list!  Joining them are JUSTICE, METRONOMY, THIEFAINE, SELAH SUE, CHINESE MAN, COEUR DE PIRATE, BRIGITTE, HOLLIE COOK, 1995 with more to be announced soon…

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Festival Garorock FranceCHECK OUT THE FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR FESTIVAL GAROROCK 2012!

Taking place from the 8th – 10th June in Marmande, France Festival Garorock has announced their first bands for 2012 – check them out: David Guetta, The Specials, Orelsan, Metronomy, Izia, Foreign Beggars, 1995, Dionysos,  Puppetmastaz, Charlie Winston, Modeselektor, The Bloody Beetroots, Skip The Use, Galaxie

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Hellfest, Clisson France 2012KING DIAMOND CONFIRMED FOR HELLFEST 2012

Following an earlier announcement that one of the most iconic heavy metal-musicians in Scandinavian history is Danish vocalist King Diamond will be playing this year’s Sweden Rock Festival Hellfest organisers have now confirmed there will only be 2 exclusive European shows in 2012 the 2nd being at Hellfest!

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Rock En Seine Festival FranceROCK EN SEINE ADDS 7 MORE ACTS & LOCAL FRENCH TALENT

The American trio BLONDE REDHEAD, the swedish queen of folk LYKKE LI, the young talents  GROUPLOVE, SMITH WESTERNS and CAGE THE ELEPHANT, the bresilian girls of CSS, the french flokband HERMAN DUNE will be at Rock en Seine this summer. Tickets are still on sale, don’t wait to book it!

Every year, the festival put the highlight on 6 very good bands bands from France. These young bands are included to the official schedule of the festival, and earn the opportunity to meet their audience. Let’s discover the best of french scene with MYRA LEE, BIRDY HUNT, BEAT MARK, CONCRETE KNIVES, FRANCOIS AND THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS and THE FEELING OF LOVE.

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Hellfest Open Air Festival FranceHELLFEST FRANCE LINE UP CHANGES

Hellfest organisers have announced today that there have been a number of changes to this year’s line up as follows:

– Disturbed will be replaced by The Answer (Alter Bridge will play at the place of Disturbed)
– Buzov En will be replaced by Ghost
– The Gates Of Slumber will be replaced by Ken Mode
– Wayne Static will be replaced by Zuul FX (Zuul FX will play in first on stage on Sunday, SUP and Firewind will play later).

There will be an official press release about the reasons of all the cancelations this Tuesday !

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Sonisphere Festival FranceDIAMOND HEAD & RISE TO REMAIN ADDED TO SONISPHERE FRANCE

DIAMOND HEAD – History is littered with heavy metal groups “cults” or “legendary, “which never really know a runaway success has still managed to stamp their mark on the history of this music … DIAMOND HEAD is one of those …

RISE TO REMAIN – Beyond the lineup of heavyweights Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slipknot or Airbournele Sonisphere Amnéville not forget to also give them a chance to “p’tits youth”, bands who are still at the dawn their careers but who may become the “great ” tomorrow.

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Les Euorockeennes Festival FranceQUEENS OF THE STONE AGE TO 2011 EUROCKÉENNES

Organisers have just announced the arrival of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE  to the Eurockéennes festival on Saturday 2nd July – A concert that promises to be … Volcanic.

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Rock En Seine Festival FranceROCK EN SEINE ANNOUNCES FIRST BANDS FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

The first bands who have confirmed they’ll be there at Rock en Seine on 26, 27 and 28 August 2011 are : FOO FIGTHERS, ARCTIC MONKEYS, THE KILLS, INTERPOL, DEFTONES, COCOROSIE, BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE, KEREN ANN, ANNA CALVI, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, PAUL KALKBRENNER.

A new Stage – Last year, the festival has been sold out very early in the summer, and a lot of people have been disappointed not to get tickets. That’s why the festival’s staff has decided to built one fourth stage! The festival become bigger, but the gaRden remains peaceful. The new stage will be built in a wonderful place inside the trees. 15 bands will play on this stage during the 3 days of the festival: a very good news for 3-day passes owners!. More information about this stage will be online in the next months on the website of the festival.

3-day passes on sale now – 3-day passes for the festival will be on sale at 10am on the 15th of March! Tickets and camping passes are available on the website of the festival. One-day tickets will be available later.

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Main Square Festival, FranceMAIN SQUARE FESTIVAL ADDS 7 MORE BANDS FOR 2011

French Main Square festival has added seven more bands to this year’s line up including LIMP BIZKIT back in its original formation. The singer Fred Durst and his buddies will be playing in Arras on Friday, July 1st!

The other 6 bands announced today are MOBY, UNDERWORLD, COLD WAR KIDS, FLEET FOXES, MAGNETIC MAN and TAME IMPALA!

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Les Euorockeennes Festival FranceSIX MORE ADDITIONS T0 THE EUROCKEENNES DE BELFORT FESTIVAL

Eurockéennes de Belfort festival has announced via their Facebook page this morning that BEADY EYE, BETH DITTO, BIRDY NAM NAM, TRYO, Carte blanche à KATERINE, PAUL KALKBRENNER and ANNA CALVI have all been confirmed for this year’s festival that takes place from the 1st – 3rd July

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Sonisphere Festival FranceSYMFONIA AND TARJA JOIN SONISPHERE FRANCE LINE UP!

Proudly claiming the legacy of Stratovarius, Angra, Helloween and Sonata Arctica, SYMFONIA will no doubt delight fans of those four teams, but we bet that musicians of this caliber will also quickly win new legions of fans!

“In Paradisum” The first album SYMFONIA, released in France on April 4 Edel / Wagram

Opera singer, composer and pianist, TARJA TURUNEN is known to have been for ten years the figurehead of Nightwish.  Having recorded five studio albums, two live and sold over three million records with Nightwish, TARJA started her solo career in 2005 with a few gigs, before truly taking off in 2006 with “Henkäys Ikuisuudesta” and then in 2007 with the beautiful “My Winter Storm”.

Entitled “What Lies Beneath, ” her third album was released in France last November!  On 9th July, in the world of “gross” of Sonisphere Amnéville TARJA will really look like an angel.

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Hellfest Open Air Festival FranceTHIN LIZZY JOIN HELLFEST LINE UP

The full line up was announced on the 14th February, but sometimes you have to know when to jump on an opportunity – the legendary Irish hard rock band THIN LIZZY will be performing at HELLFEST on Saturday 19th June along with SCORPIONS, UFO and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY

Formed in the 70’s by the greatly missed bassist / vocalist Phil Lynott, THIN LIZZY is an Irish rock legend. Since 1994, led by Scott Gorham, THIN LIZZY toured throughout the world in tribute to Phil Lynott.

In 2011, the band is now composed of the original drummer Brian Downey, two ‘historical’ members Scott Gorham (guitar) and Darren Wharton (keyboards), a genius bassist Marco Mendoza (Ted Nugent, Whitesnake, Dolores O’Riordan…) and two new recruits, the guitarist Vivian Campbell (Sweet Savage, Dio, Whitesnake, Riverdogs, Def Leppard) and the singer/guitarist Ricky Warwick (The Almighty), who managed to impressed and convinced all the THIN LIZZY fans who attended their lastest show in Paris.

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Sonisphere Festival Czech RepublicDREAM THEATER, VOLBEAT & LOUDBLAST COMING TO SONISPHERE FRANCE

DREAM THEATER – Founded in the ’80s, Dream Theater is the flagship of the progressive metal scene and melodic. Heavily influenced by Joe Satriani, Marillion, Queensryche or Iron Maiden, alumni of Berklee managed to modernize a Heavy Metal nourished references to fantasy literature or fantasy, while dust off a genre became a little too kitschy.

VOLBEAT – Formed a decade ago this year in Copenhagen, Volbeat oscillates between melting metal and heavy metal.

LOUDBLAST – Third French group to be added to SONISPHERE France: Loudblast, pioneers of the French death metal scene.
Created in the early ’80s, the band released their first album in 1986

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