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La Femme, Dimitri From Paris & more playing France Rocks Summerfest in NYC

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Francophone music lovers in NYC have something to look forward to this summer, as the France Rocks Summerfest will host a series of shows at venues all over the city from June 3 – July 23. Created as part of “Tandem Paris-New York 2016,” a large-scale transatlantic cultural exchange between Paris and New York, the festival includes music in many different genres and many of the events are free.

Among the nearly 30 events: the free La Femme show at Central Park Summerstage on June 21 with General Elektriks, Yael Naim, Charlelie Couture; the SummerStage screening of ‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ featuring a live performance by Lisa Simone on June 28 at Herbert Von King Park; DJ Dimitri from Paris, Soul Clap Wolf + Lamb, No Regular Play, Midnight Magic, Nick Monaco, and David Marston at Matte Projects on July 3 (tickets); and a free screening of The Triplets of Belleville with a live score at Prospect Park Bandshell on July 14 as part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

More info on France Rocks Summerfest is here, and full schedule is below.

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FRANCE ROCKS SUMMERFEST 2016 LINEUP:
June 3: Maxence Cyrin @ Le Poisson Rouge (6:30PM)
June 8: Floy Krouchi @ Spectrum
June 11 – 12: Clovis Nicolas @ Smalls Jazz Club
June 12: Radio Elvis (8PM), Sophie Auster (9), Risa Elledge (10), Harris Mac (11) @ Pianos
June 14: Her @ Standard Hotel, East Village (7:30PM, FREE)
June 15: General Elektriks @ Drom (FREE)
June 15: Miss Elie (Emilie Lesbros) @ Black Bear Bar – Brooklyn (FREE)
June 16: Glockabelle @ Littlefield, Brooklyn
June 16: Beau + Sophie Auster + Aaron @ Baby’s All Right
June 17: Scarecrow @ Drom (7PM)
June 18: Disorder Kid @ Arlene’s Grocery
June 20: Laura Cahen @ Pianos (8PM)
June 21: La Fête de la Musique @ Central Park SummerStage with: La Femme, General Elektriks, Yael Naim, Charlelie Couture (6PM, FREE)
June 23: Ayo @ Lincoln Center Atrium (7:30PM, FREE)
June 23: The Geek x Vrv @ Knitting Factory, Brooklyn (9PM)
June 26: Dahlia Dumont @ Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Pl (4PM, FREE)
June 27: Emilie Parisien @ Club Bonafide (7PM)
June 28: Lisa Simone Performance and Screening of the Nina Simone Documentary,
‘What Happened Miss Simone?’ Herbert Von King Park, Official SummerStage show (7PM, FREE)
June 28: Avishai Cohen @ Highline Ballroom (Blue Note Festival) (8PM)
June 30: Jacques Schwarz-Bart @ National Sawdust Factory
June 30: Emel Mathlouthi @ Lincoln Center Atrium (7:30PM, FREE)
July 03: Dimitri from Paris @ Crew Love and MATTE Present: Summer of Love, NYC Tour, Summer Love Edition (Marina NYC, 2PM – 1AM)
July 5: Cyrille Aimée @ Joe’s Pub (7:30PM)
July 7: Ginkgoa @ Lincoln Center Atrium (7:30PM, FREE)
July 8: Avalon (ft Stéphane Séva) @ Midsummer Night Swing Lincoln Center (6:30PM, FREE)
July 12: La Jarry @ Arlene’s Grocery (11PM)
July 13: Joe Bataan meets SETENTA / Joan Català @ St Mary’s Park, The Bronx Official SummerStage (7PM-FREE)
July 14: Triplets de Belleville with live score by Benoit Charest / Jessica Fichot @ Celebrate Brooklyn ( 8PM FREE) July 15: Rachid Taha @ Celebrate Brooklyn (FREE)
July 17: From Paris With Love, Jazz Brunch @ Highline Ballroom (12:30PM)
July 23: Club cheval @ The Wick, Brooklyn (10PM)

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