A unique experience guaranteed If you’re in Paris this weekend, don’t miss this exceptional walking tour of Père Lachaise. The theme for this 3rd edition of Lachaise Musical will be “Music and Visual Arts.” The walking tour is organised and performed by music students at Paris-Sorbonne and Sorbonne Nouvelle. Honouring artists in Père Lachaise with... Continue Reading →
Great reads this week from Jawbone Press, The Guardian music blog, Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame and more.
I’m happy to announce that this week I invited French photographer, Gilles Prin, for the first takeover of the accompanying Instagram account to this blog dedicated to Père Lachaise cemetery. Gilles will be sharing a series of black and white photographs for one week starting today. Join us! Follow on Instagram instagram.com/perelachaiseparis. If you have... Continue Reading →
Below is an eclectic selection of major music festivals and events happening in and around Paris for 2017. I’ve included a link to the website for each event plus links to their social media accounts. You can follow all their latest updates by subscribing to this Twitter feed (Paris Music Festivals). Any suggestions? Let me... Continue Reading →
Music news November 2016 Graffiti-Covered Time Capsule Is an Ode to a Rebel Musician [New York Times] These Fonts Shred: A Typographical Survey of Heavy Metal [The Creators Project] Obscuring the Feminine: BANKS, MØ, Dreezy, Halsey, Grimes: The rise of gender-neutral stage names for women [Cuepoint] It’s Only Rock N’ Roll But We Like It!... Continue Reading →
Don’t miss this documentary on Père Lachaise on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 pm With Thierry Le Roi, André Chabot, Philippe Landru and Jean-Louis Sacchet. https://twitter.com/TF1/status/792320092411273217 Replay The replay will also be available on the TF1 Reportages Découverte webpage.
Concert du Club des 27, des morts en 2016, des Hollywood Vampires et autres légendes Quoi de mieux qu’un show exceptionnel en l’honneur de vos chanteurs morts préférés, pour fêter le mois d’Halloween à l’américaine, c’est-à-dire en GRAND ! Avec nos guests chanteurs et comédiens, nous vous concoctons un gigantesque concert de vos feus vedettes... Continue Reading →
Michel Embareck will present his new novel, “Jim Morrison et le Diable boiteux”, tonight at the Librairie de Paris
Classic Rock Magazine’s Best New Band nominees 2016 are out. This is my favorite category because it’s a great way to discover new bands in case you missed them. It’s also a public vote award. Have your say here if you would like to vote. Recognising the finest new blood in rock'n'roll This year’s ceremony... Continue Reading →