Cognac Blues Passions 2024: the first names

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Discover the first six artists who are on the bill for the 31st edition of the Cognac Blues Passions festival, which will take place from July 2 to 6, 2024.

After a 30th anniversary marked by a historic edition, Cognac Blues Passions looks to the future and announces the first names for its 2024 edition. See you in Cognac from July 2 to 6, 2024. Places will be available from Monday December 18 at 6 p.m.

Join the French electro swing group for the opening night, Tuesday July 2 Caravan Palace. The next day, the mix of genres will be present, with the legends of Anglo-Saxon punk Pretenderswho will take the opportunity to present Relentless, their latest album to date. The Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara will be present on the same day, who also released an album in 2023, entitled London Ko.

On Thursday July 4, the legends of British hard rock Deep Purple will be there, to celebrate more than half a century in the service of the riff. Younger, but still rocking, the Americans from Rival Sons will present their two albums released this year: Darkfighter And Lightbringer. On Saturday July 6, French musician Yodelice will be present to present his unique blend of folk and rock.

While waiting for the next groups and artists present in 2024, relive this year’s edition with our live report.

Also find our video interviews and exclusive live sessions for WECB, provided by French and international artists from diverse backgrounds. Julianne Joe, Carlos Elliot Jr., Electric Ladyland, Robert Finley, and Ayron Jones took part in the game.


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