Velvet Underground exhibit opens March 30 at the Philharmonie de Paris

Velvet Underground Exhibit, New York New York Extravaganza, Philharmonie de Paris 2016

“New York Extravaganza” From March 30 to August 21, 2016, the Velvet Underground are the subject of a new exhibit the Philharmonie de Paris. Among the numerous related events, John Cale will perform the Velvet Underground’s classic debut album with Animal Collective and the Libertines on April 3. https://twitter.com/pitchfork/status/705414765926076417?refsrc=email&s=11 The Velvet Underground in 1970 LtoR: Doug … Continue reading Velvet Underground exhibit opens March 30 at the Philharmonie de Paris

The complete guide to rock bars in Paris

Pigalle Country Club, 59 rue Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, Paris 9

Updated February 21, 2017 Where to have a drink and listen to rock music in Paris I receive a lot of enquires about where to have a drink and listen to rock music in Paris. So I thought it would be useful to publish the list that I’ve compiled from various sources: blogs, web search, … Continue reading The complete guide to rock bars in Paris

BnF commemorates 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf’s birth

Édith Piaf exhibition, Bibliothèque nationale de France, April 14–August 24, 2015

The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) is commemorating the 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf’s birth (December 19, 1915) with an exhibition presenting Piaf’s recordings, photographs, posters, letters and performance programs. Also included is her iconic black dress. Edith Piaf’s little black dress This black dress is inextricably linked to Edith Piaf. And it’s not a … Continue reading BnF commemorates 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf’s birth