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Vive la France!


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Vive la France's huge repertoire includes Classic French film music, Impressionist musuc , Satie , Offenbach , “Musette" (Parisian folk), "Chansons Realistes" (made famous by Edith Piaf), Chansons Francaises originally sung by Gainsbourg, Jeanne Morreau, Henry Salvador and more, 60s French pop and post prohibition jazz from the 20s, 30s and 50s.

The band offers versatile configurations and are available as a duo or trio, with options for amplified or acoustic performances. They can be perfect for roaming among tables or entertaining in outdoor spaces.

For larger gatherings, they can expand to a quartet, adding a double bass for their most requested lineup, or scale down to a solo accordionist or a duo combining accordion with clarinet or tenor sax, catering to more intimate events.

The band have traditional French costumes to suit all occasions.

Fantastic sound and plenty of personality. Full marks from us! Loucas, Private Event, London

As well as entertaining at parties and events all over Europe “ Vive la France“ has played over 400 times at the Brasserie Zédel in London as well as tour the country playing in town and village halls as well as festivals and arts centres . When not playing as “Vive last France “ some of the musicians tour the world with the “Pasadena roof orchestra” , the “Ray Gelato Giants“.

Closer to home they have played at most major hotels, restaurants and music venues in the UK including The Dorchester, The Grosvenor, The Ivy, The Royal Albert hall, Ronnie Scott's, The Royal Opera House, Wilton Music Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the National Theatre and the Orient Express . They still perform in France for various events.

Performance info

Starting line-up Vocals; accordion and clarinet; tenor saxophone
Performance duration 3 x 30 minute sets within a 2 and a half hour period

Booking options

Add double bass
From £240
Add clarinet / tenor sax
From £240

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