In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.
The Fête de la Musique is on Wednesday June 21 this year. Our friend, Thierry Le Roi, Père Lachaise guide extraordinaire, has programmed a special guided live music tour this coming Sunday to celebrate the Fête de Musique and honour musicians in Père Lachaise. You don’t want to miss this!
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 →
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 →
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 →
The Fête de la musique is an annual worldwide music celebration that takes place on June 21 Official website | Facebook | Twitter #FDLM #FDLM2016 Why June 21? June 21 corresponds to the summer solstice and the first day of summer. This year is special: https://twitter.com/SPACEdotcom/status/744942135275823104 https://www.instagram.com/p/BFyXB3BBwBr/ Paris locations with concerts all-day Jardins du Palais-Royal,... Continue Reading →
July 18 & 19, 2016 Paris International Festival of Psychedelic Music official website #parispsychfest2016 https://www.facebook.com/parispsychfestival/photos/a.343277585813593.1073741828.342159469258738/694127080728640/?type=3&theater Directions La Ferme du Buisson Scène Nationale de Marne-La-Vallée Allée de la Ferme 77186 NOISIEL https://www.instagram.com/p/BGj-f-lFRcI/ Check out the bands before the festival Line-up band links Saturday June 18 Pauw Psychic Ills Temples Heimat Cannery Terror Nova Materia Sunday June... Continue Reading →