I must admit, looking at the calendar as I moved back to Paris this fall made me dispair a little bit. All those amazing artists I was following? Yeah, they’re touring in the States. Then I looked again and voila! More live music coming up than I can process! So I thought I’d give you all a little recap of all the goodness soon to grace the City of Lights – all listed by date and musical preference (#yourewelcome).
For the old time country kids: Pokey Lafarge at La Maroquinerie (Oct. 15)
For the new rockers: Metric at the Bataclan (Oct.15)
For the bucket lister: Bob Dylan at the Palais des Sports (Oct.17)
For today’s Bob Dylan: The Tallest Man on Earth at Le Bataclan (Oct. 17)
For the Bourne fans: Moby at Electro Shock with Jupiter Project (Oct. 23)
For the “you probably haven’t heard of them” hipster: Jungle at La Bellevilloise (Oct. 24)
For the “hey ho,” accordian indie folk fan: Of Monsters and Men at Casino de Paris (Nov. 05)
For the indie folk lover: Joanna Newsom at Salle Gaveau (Nov. 8)
For that one band with Bono: U2 at Paris Bercy (Nov. 10)
For 80s pop on steroids: Chvrches at Le Trianon (Nov. 10)
For the all-American experience: Steve Earle at the Divan Du Monde (Nov. 11)
For the classical music afficionado: Natalie Dessay at Opera de Massy (Nov. 13)
For the world music lover: Salif Keita at the Philharmonie de Paris (Nov. 14)
For the rugged hipster: José Gonzalez at Le Trianon (Nov. 16)
For brooding drama: San Fermin at Badaboum (Nov. 17)
For an 80s #throwbackthursday: Simple Minds at the Zenith (Nov. 20)
For a dance party: Walk the Moon at La Fleche d’Or (Nov. 28)
For Madonna: Madonna at Paris Bercy (Dec. 09)
For a lotta drama and harping: Florence and the Machine at the Zenith (Dec. 22)
This list is, of course, totally ignoring the fact that Paris Pitchfork hits in a matter of weeks. So if you haven’t spent all your money yet…there’s still more to attract your attention.
What shows are you most looking forward to? Personally, I’m torn between…all of them.