At Fontdouce Abbey :
Born in 1994 around classical music, the Festival Abbey Fontdouce gradually expanded and now extends to 6 nights : two storytelling evenings , two nights and two classical jazz evenings.
The program is developed with the aim to offer still more spectators , with their number exceeded 2,400 in 2008 , a variety of styles: stories for children and adults, piano recitals , jazz ( gypsy and new orleans traditional swing ) , so that everyone can enjoy the fun time offered by the festival in the sumptuous surroundings of the abbey.
In Cognac (12 km Domain)
COGNAC BLUES FESTIVAL PASSIONS :
Cognac Blues Passions Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. The program in 2013 : Asaf Avidan & Band , Sinead O’Connor , Beth Hart , The Lightnin 3 and Syl Johnson & Jimmy Johnson, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite , …
The 21th edition will take place the first week of July 2014
Since 1994, renowned artists and talents of tomorrow cross the legendary performance spaces Cognac Blues Passions .
At each corner, five days and five nights, the entire city of Cognac alive with the magic of Afro-American music .
R ‘n B , gospel, zydeco, blues , soul, funk , jazz … all for a boisterous music festival with powerful vibrations and haunting rhythms. With an artistic plate which combines always renowned artists and talents of tomorrow by French and European exclusivity, are four days of pure excitement , discoveries with an increasingly eclectic audience.
The harmonious blend of the twelve steps and the local elixir is also the festival an appointment warm and friendly.
The theater of nature, heart of the event, with many scenes spread across the city , visitors will be spoiled for choice … Just to relax and to promote a space of sharing and exchange for all.
Blues Passions is a journey from where the Blue Note with a curious alchemy – the angels’ share should not be foreign – in harmony to create a world without borders , without age to blow a message of love and joy dedicated to all lovers of the devil’s music .
The scholar or novice is spoiled for choice …..