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 Reggae France:  “A coups de Rames – La Familya-Le Grand Mix Tourcoing” 

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 Reggae France:  “A coups de Rames – La Familya-Le Grand Mix Tourcoing” 

The Grand Mix is a concert hall located in Tourcoing , in the Nord department, labeled Scène de Musiques Actuelles . It opened its doors in 1997 and is managed by the association La Passerelle.

The Grand Mix welcomes between 70 and 90 concerts a year, in all the aesthetics that includes the term “current music”: Song, pop, rock, folk, hip-hop, electronic music. Its capacity to welcome 650 people and its location at the crossroads of Europe and several European capitals (Paris, Brussels, London, Amsterdam) are so many assets that make it the stage for the biggest tours of European artists Or American.

Among the artists who played at the Grand Mix should be mentioned: Plasticines , The XX , Bon Iver , Dionysus , Eels , Editors , Metronomy , Sebadoh , Devendra Banhart , Rohff , Cocorosie , Grandaddy , Feist , Yo La Tengo , The Kills , Hot Chip , SBTRKT , M83 , Sinclair , Interpol , Animal Collective , K’Naan ,Philippe Katerine , Femi Kuti , Diam’s , Broadcast , Amadou and Mariam , Raggasonic , Dolly , Blankass , Benabar , Marcel and his Orchestra , Skip the Use , Dionysus , Disiz , Aaron , Eiffel , M , Curry & Coco [ 1 ] …Dolly , Blankass , Benabar , Marcel and his Orchestra , Skip the Use , Dionysus , Disiz , Aaron , Eiffel , M , Curry & Coco [ 1 ] …Dolly , Blankass , Benabar , Marcel and his Orchestra , Skip the Use , Dionysus , Disiz , Aaron , Eiffel , M , Curry & Coco [ 1 ] …

The Grand Mix also develops numerous cultural action projects aimed at a population far from cultural practices. He is, for example, the initiator of a choir composed of people over 50 years old, the Grand Mix Academy seniors which explores a current repertoire composed of pieces by Beastie Boys , Ramones , Philippe Katerine , MGMT , other…

It is also a place of work for the rehearsals or the residences of regional or national artists: Florent Marchet or even Bertrand Belin have worked there their shows before going on tour.

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Posted by on April 7, 2017 in FRENCH FRIDAYS, other

 

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