Francofolies de La Rochelle: soon the 40th edition

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Discover the first groups and artists present at the 40th edition of the Francofolies de La Rochelle, which takes place from July 10 to 14.

The team of Francofolies of La Rochelle announces the first names scheduled to appear on the poster for its 40th edition. See you from July 10 to 14.

Among the headliners, find the British superstar Sting, whom the festival team likes to nickname “Englishman from La Rochelle”. We also find the pioneer of modern electro Jean-Michel Jarre. He recently released the album Oxymoron, in which it adapts to new sound spatialization technologies. French rock is also represented, with established artists like Phoenix and Étienne Daho, without forgetting emerging groups like Grandma’s Ashes.

Here is the breakdown of artists announced per day:

  • Wednesday July 10 : Sting – Étienne Daho – Eddy de Pretto – Charlotte Cardin
  • Thursday July 11 : Patrick Bruel – Pascal Obispo – Grand Corps Malade – Santa – Arthur Teboul & Baptiste Trotignon – Alexadra Streliski – Johan Papaconstantino – Elliott Murphy – Paris Lonestar Club
  • Friday July 12 : PLK – Josman – Zola – Vladimir Cauchemar – Bianca Costa – Thomas Fersen – Amenra – Hunt – Slift – Psychonaut – Grandma’s Ashes
  • Saturday July 13 : Ninho – Bigflo & Oli – Luidji – Werenoi – Aliocha Schneider – Clara Ysé
  • Sunday July 14 : Jean-Michel Jarre – Phoenix – Sofiane Pamart – Zaho de Sagazan – Hervé – Nicolas Peyrac

The ticketing is open.


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