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, on July, 13, 2017, Lincoln Center presents Blick Bassy to release and present his catchy blend of guitar, banjo, cello, trombone and soulful voice.

Accompanied by his two fellow musicians, Clément Petit on cello and Johan Blanc on trombone, Blick Bassy has been regarded by The Guardian as " a fine and original singer" who gives some of the "best live performances".

Blick Bassy formed his first band in Cameroon at the age of 17. They were called The Jazz Crew and would later develop into Macase, an inventive jazz fusion group inspired by local rhythms with three singers, all singing a different Cameroonian language. It was here that Blick began to revinvigorate bassa as a language that could be used in modern music, a language that he felt the younger generations should appreciate.


DATES: July, 13, 2017
LOCATION: Lincoln Center
Click here for more information
 

FranceRocks Summerfest returns June 1-July 13!

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, 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, Airfrance, and Institut français.

Discover all the program here!

 
Lincoln Center 70 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023

Blick Bassy at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

When
July, 13, 2017
Where
Lincoln Center
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

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, on July, 13, 2017, Lincoln Center presents Blick Bassy to release and present his catchy blend of guitar, banjo, cello, trombone and soulful voice.

Accompanied by his two fellow musicians, Clément Petit on cello and Johan Blanc on trombone, Blick Bassy has been regarded by The Guardian as " a fine and original singer" who gives some of the "best live performances".

Blick Bassy formed his first band in Cameroon at the age of 17. They were called The Jazz Crew and would later develop into Macase, an inventive jazz fusion group inspired by local rhythms with three singers, all singing a different Cameroonian language. It was here that Blick began to revinvigorate bassa as a language that could be used in modern music, a language that he felt the younger generations should appreciate.


DATES: July, 13, 2017
LOCATION: Lincoln Center
Click here for more information
 

FranceRocks Summerfest returns June 1-July 13!

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, 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, Airfrance, and Institut français.

Discover all the program here!

 

 

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