In this Riviera Firefly Episode 14 Antonia chats with local rock star Al Roberts from the BlahBlahs all things music and some great events coming up in 2017 in the music world.
KEY POINTS[03:00] Why did Al come to the South of France and how did he get into music. [08:00] Best gigs are #simpleminds and rooftop gig The Gaff (like Beatles U2) .. gigging in Les Voiles d’antibes free concert with Lizzy Parks and the Big did a tribute to Prince and David Bowie [13:00] What does Al listen to ? He raids the “debarasse vinyl” for example in the Salle de 8 Mai the “Pop Association” sell off old vinyl.- .. to go and buy up old vinyl .. but his answer may surprise you Beethoven and the string quartets. [17:00] Al’s role as the English Emissary for the rock concert 1 Max de Bruit Tribute Festival La Gaude Village 13th & 14th May. All proceeds will go to local autistic SOLID’ART’ISTHME performing will be Led Zeppelin ACDC, Motorhead and Trust who had a hit called Antisocial it’s all rock organised by Zip Fabriso
Saturday 13 May
– MAKE IT REAL (Scorpions)
– MEXICOLA (Queen Of The Stone Age)
– KAROLINE (Reformation du formidable groupe de Hard Rock Nicois)
– NEW JERSEY (Bon Jovi)
– NO CLASS (Motorhead)
– WAR MACHINES (AC/DC)
– Les GRANDES GUEULES (Trust)
Sunday 14 May
– WARM (Led Zep)
– BLOOD SUGAR (RHCP)
– FURIOUS MIND (RATM)
– GENESYA (GENESIS)
– AEROBIRDS 98 (Aerosmith)
– BECKOLA (Jeff Beck) by Norbert Krief “Nono”
– PULSE (Pink Floyd)
And of course DJ HIGH HEELS[20:00] 1 Max de Bruit : https://www.facebook.com/1-MAX-De-BRUIT-Tribute-Festival-160761700740264/ kids are welcome.
Tickets can be bought here : https://www.weezevent.com/rock-fest-2017-1mdb[23:00] Where can we see Al next .. Thursday nights at BlahKoustic Latinos Antibes , Ma Nolan’s Irish Pub Cannes , last Tuesday Wednesday Blahcoustic in Nice Check out the official Blah Blah’s page for deets.
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Blah Blahs official page: https://www.facebook.com/blahblahbloodyblah/
Tickets can be bought here : https://www.weezevent.com/rock-fest-2017-1mdb
Alan Roberts MySpace.
Voile d’Antibes: http://www.voilesdantibes.com/
Fete de la Musique: http://fetedelamusique.culturecommunication.gouv.fr/
This episode was sponsored by www.kidooland.com The little English School in Sophia Antipolis on the French Riviera