Here is a list of the online concerts offered by Francophone artists during the lockdown.

Music is sharing. It stimulates creativity and brings on a smile upon one's face. Therefore, lockdown or not, many French artists have decided to keep on sharing their music, even if it has to be from their living room... or their studio.

 

Christine and The Queens, Jean-Louis Aubert, Matthieu Chedid et Pierre Richard or even Christophe Maé (who performed at Alliance Française Toronto in 2018)… Let' have a look at the french-speaking artists to follow on social media for your daily dose of virtual concerts. 

 

  • Christine and The Queens – everyday at 12pm (Toronto) / 6pm (France).
    The author, composer and interpret performs each day a live piece for her followers on her Instagram.

  • Bob Sinclar - each day at 8am (Toronto) / 2pm (FR).
    The French electro artist makes you dance each day from his home. See you on his Facebook.  

  • Vincent Niclo - each day at 1pm (Toronto) / 7pm (FR)
    The French singer,  famous for his collaborations with the Red Army Choirs, awaits you each day at 1pm for #Nicloalamaison, which takes place in the more global #ensemblealamaison (#togetherathome) project. Follow him live on his Facebook

  • Renaud Capuçon - each day.
    Listen to the cello artist Renaud Capuçon during his live Facebook each day from his home for a beatufil music classic performance.
  • Francis Cabrel – each day.
    "I'll keep you away from boredome by singing you one song per day " (« Je vous propose pour tromper l'ennui de ces longues journées de vous chanter une chanson par jour »), said the singer as he started his very first lockdown video, "Day 1" (« Jour 1 »). Follow him Facebook du label Baboo Music.
  • Flavia Coelho - each day at 1pm (Toronto) / 7pm (FR)
    The Bresilian artist Flavia Coelho awaits you eah day for a "sanity live" ("live de la raison"), to be followed live on Facebook and Insta Stories

  • Nach – each day at 1:19pm (Toronto) / 7:19pm (FR)
    Nach, her real name being Anna Chedid, sets a rdv each  day at 1:19pm on her Instagram for a musical moment with guests.
 
  • Keren Ann – Each day around 4pm (Toronto) / around 10pm  (FR)
    He had to cancel his tour and still decided to give an acoustic piece to his fans each day of the lockdown. Listen to him on his Instagram.  
  • Henri Dès - each day at 12pm (Toronto) / 6pm (FR)
    The great Swiss author, composer and interpret Henri Dès awaits you each day for a daily song for kids and gorwn ups. Follow him on his Facebook

  • Tryo - each Friday at 12pm (Toronto) / 6pm (FR)
    Tryo decided to create a weekly performance, to be followed live on his Facebook.

 Thank you to SortiràParis: their article greatly inspired this one.