One hundred years after the United States entered World War I, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of exhibitions, talks, concerts, and screenings beginning in New York City and continuing across the US throughout 2017. 

The Bridge: Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks with Catherine Russell / Avalon Jazz Band / Aurora Nealand is a FREE celebration of Parisian and New York Hot Jazz, Swing & Ragtime in commemoration of WWI and the cross pollination of French and US culture.

Presented by the French Mission du Centenaire of WWI, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and New York Hot Jazz Festival; As part of FranceRocks Summerfest 2017, a French music festival co-presented by The Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and France Rocks, in partnership with a network of major venues and institutions.


DATE: July 1, 2017
TIME: 5pm-10pm
LOCATION: SummerStage (East 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021) 


FranceRocks Summerfest returns June 1-July 13!

Co-presented by Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and France Rocks, in partnership with a network of major venues and institutions, the French music festival—the largest in the US—will showcase the expansive wealth of diverse musical talent coming out of France. Over 30 artists spanning genres from indie pop, rock and electronic to jazz, and world music, will perform free and ticketed shows at over 20 venues ranging from Central Park SummerStage to the most intimate performance spaces throughout New York City. 

The festival is made possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors Lacoste, Air France, and Institut français.


How 1917 Changed the World is presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy with support from The French Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, in charge of the World War One Centenary in France. This program is endorsed by The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission as a commemorative partner, which recognizes commitment to educating the public about World War One and honoring those who served.


 
Central Park Summerstage East 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10021

The Bridge: Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks

When
July 1, 2017
Where
Central Park Summerstage
East 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021

One hundred years after the United States entered World War I, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of exhibitions, talks, concerts, and screenings beginning in New York City and continuing across the US throughout 2017. 

The Bridge: Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks with Catherine Russell / Avalon Jazz Band / Aurora Nealand is a FREE celebration of Parisian and New York Hot Jazz, Swing & Ragtime in commemoration of WWI and the cross pollination of French and US culture.

Presented by the French Mission du Centenaire of WWI, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and New York Hot Jazz Festival; As part of FranceRocks Summerfest 2017, a French music festival co-presented by The Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and France Rocks, in partnership with a network of major venues and institutions.


DATE: July 1, 2017
TIME: 5pm-10pm
LOCATION: SummerStage (East 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021) 


FranceRocks Summerfest returns June 1-July 13!

Co-presented by Bureau Export, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and France Rocks, in partnership with a network of major venues and institutions, the French music festival—the largest in the US—will showcase the expansive wealth of diverse musical talent coming out of France. Over 30 artists spanning genres from indie pop, rock and electronic to jazz, and world music, will perform free and ticketed shows at over 20 venues ranging from Central Park SummerStage to the most intimate performance spaces throughout New York City. 

The festival is made possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors Lacoste, Air France, and Institut français.


How 1917 Changed the World is presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy with support from The French Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, in charge of the World War One Centenary in France. This program is endorsed by The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission as a commemorative partner, which recognizes commitment to educating the public about World War One and honoring those who served.


 
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