Alliance Française de Bridgetown is celebrating its traditionnal Fête de la musique with a jazz soirée at the Lime bar and restaurant at Limegrove on June 21. The live-music event will features the barbadian jazz band C4 performing music from France and the french caribbean.

Launched in 1982 by the French Ministry for Culture, the Fête de la Musique is held in more than hundred countries in Europe and over the world, every 21 st of June. Each year, amateur and professional musicians perform free concerts in the streets. The Fête allows the expression of all styles of music in a cheerful atmosphere. It aims at a large audience, working to popularize musical practice for young and not so young people from all social backgrounds.

{CLICK FOR BIGGER} June 21 - 7.30 pm - free admission; Lime bar and restaurant, at Limegrove lifestyle centre, Holetown, St James

This is the third edition of the Fête in Barbados, featuring C4, one of the best bands of today’s Barbadian jazz scene.

C4 is a dynamic quartet that explores jazz from a uniquely Caribbean perspective. The ensemble features virtuoso pan player and Barbados Jazz Festival 2008 headliner – Andre Forde; keyboard player and fellow Barbados Jazz Festival 2008 headliner – Stefan Walcott; producer and drummer – Lowrey Leon Worrell; and Richard ‘Bill’ Evans on bass.

On the special occasion of the Fête, the band will perform music from France and the french caribbean. Jazz has a long history in France, where numerous world-class festivals are held every year, featuring famous jazz players from all over the world. French food and wine will of course be available during the evening. Also expect give-away prizes, and zouk music from the French Caribbean.


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