Les Francofolies de La Rochelle 2019

  • La Rochelle, France
  • 10-14 July 2019
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A Francophone showcase in La Ville Blanche

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle is a five-day music festival in the beautiful city of La Rochelle on the west coast of France. 

Since its birth in 1985, the festival has played a key part in championing the music of France and French-speaking artists, irrespective of genre, and has long established itself a cultural site for all ages. Twinned with its location in the historic, limestone-adorned seaport, there's no better to way to experience the music of the country's rich past and future. 

2019's edition sees the legendary lineup of -M-, Christine and the Queens, The Blaze, Soprano, Patrick Bruel, IAM Symphonique, Angèle, Boulevard des Airs and over 80 more artists. 

Lineup


Théâtre Verdière



Jean-Louis Foulquier


Théâtre Verdière




Jean-Louis Foulquier


Grand Théâtre


Théâtre Verdière


Salle Bleue


La Sirène



Jean-Louis Foulquier


Grand Théâtre


Théâtre Verdière




Jean-Louis Foulquier


Grand Théâtre


Théâtre Verdière

The festival's main outdoor stage is situated on the port of Esplanade Saint-Jean d'Acre, however there will also be shows in venues nearby, including a theatre, club and the old harbour.


Address

Esplanade Saint-Jean d'Acre, La Rochelle, 17000, France

FAQs

BY PLANE: La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport is located around 2.5km northwest of the city. From the airport you can reach the festival site either by taxi (a 7 minute journey costing around €10) or by catching the Line 7 bus to Claude Masse and walking the remaining 1km to the festival. The latter journey will take around 20 minutes and should cost around €2.

BY TRAIN: Gare de La Rochelle is well connected by rail, with services to the city from Paris, Bourdeaux, Toulouse, Nantes, Tours and a number of smaller towns in the Poitou-Charentes region.

Yes, there will be a number of carparks open across the city during the festival offering more than 3000 spaces.