RBMA announces new Festival in Paris

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RBMA announces new Festival in Paris

Red Bull Music Academy returns to Paris for a six day event of concerts, DJ sets, lectures and exhibitions.

After last year’s Academy in Paris RBMA returns for a week-long festival happening at venues and clubs throughout the city from September 19-24. With live performances, club nights, lectures and exhibitions. The festival sets out to explore and celebrate Paris’s cultural heritage and rich local scenes.

The festival’s lineup features a diverse range of artists, including Sonic Youth guitarist and overall alt-rock hero Thurston Moore, one of the major figures in the French arts scene, Xavier Veilhan, NYC spitfire Mykki Blanco, venerated French hip hop legend Oxmo Puccino, Berlin’s sorceress of the analogue dance, Xosar, and underground mainstay Lotic, Britpop icon Jarvis Cocker, Cómeme boss Matias Aguayo, Britain’s own Paranoid London, upcoming Academy participant OK Lou, sound scientist Sonic Boom, drone metal adept Stephen O’Malley, experimental rock pioneer Sister Iodine, DFA’s psych pop innovator Larry Gus, UK bass supergroup Livity Sound aka Peverelist, Kowton and Tessela, Turkish psychedelic outfit Insanlar — and many more.

Get your tickets here.

Festival Schedule

Monday 19 September, 18:00 – 22:00 CET
Red Bull Space
12 rue du Mail, 75002 Paris
Free entry
Rebellion of Joy –
exhibition by Thurston Moore

Tuesday 20 September, 19:00 – 23:00 CET
La Gaité Lyrique
3 bis Rue Papin, 75003 Paris
Tickets 22€
w/ Thurston Moore, Stephen O’Malley, Powell, Sister Iodine

Wednesday 21 September, 19:00 – 23:00 CET
La Cigale
120 Bd Rochechouart, 75018 Paris
Tickets 22€
Rap, Beats and Rhymes
w/ Oxmo Puccino, Deen Burbigo, Lino, The Hop, A2H and more

Thursday 22 September, 19:00 – 06:00 CET
Various Venues
Pigalle District, 75009 Paris
Tickets 16,80€
Une Ballade Nocturne à Pigalle
w/ Thomas de Pourquery, Mykki Blanco, Simon Liberati & more

Friday 23 September, 19:00 – 21:00 CET
Jardins d’Artois
33 rue d’Artois, 75008 Paris
Ticket info coming soon
Une Conversation avec Xavier Veilhan

Friday 23 September, 22:00 – 06:00 CET
Le Trabendo
Parc de la Villette, 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
Tickets 16,80€
Soumission w/ Paranoid London, Livity Sound, Dasha Rush & more

Saturday 24 September, 21:00 – 06:00 CET
2bis Rue Taillandiers, 75011 Paris
Tickets 11,80€
w/ Insanlar, Bariş K, Optimo, Gary Gritness, Débruit and more

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