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France Festivals in 2011 (14 festivals)
 Calvi, Corsica, France
 LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Carl Craig, A Trak, The Twelves, DJ Oil
Open air festival on the beach. The line up is eclectic and caters for a youthful crowd. There are restaurants and bars and you can pick and choose your days, or go the whole nine yards and see it all. This is very much a festival for holiday makers to kick off the season. The school holidays have [ more... ]
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 Bagnols sur Ceze, France
 Burning Spear, Horace Andy, Toots, Jimmy Cliff, Third World, Junior Reid
 83%
Four days and 40 artists in the south of France. A mixture of old school artists and emerging talent, and make no mistake this line up is awesome if you like reggae. There is a sound system area with the likes of Jah Shaka and Iration Steppas as well as a live stage with musicians such as Sly & [ more... ]
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 Marmande, Lot et Garonne, France
 Morcheeba, The Streets, Raekwon (Wu Tang) Etienne de Crecy, Benga
 90%
Set in the beautiful Lot region of France this Spring festival has an impressive line up and can boast 50,000 attendees. Started off as a rock based festival but is much broader in musical taste these days. There are 3 main arenas to cater for the vast amount of bands and DJs, so never a dull [ more... ]
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 Hossegor, Angresse, France
 Kelis, Jason Mraz, Newton Falkner, Felix da Housecat
Set in the woodland of Angresse this is truly a beautiful setting with some great waves. There is a main stage, a grass roots area, dance arena and an action sports expo. Go and wiggle your toes in the sand and watch some of the best surfers from around the Globe. [ more... ]
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 Clisson, France
 Ozzy Ozbourne, Trust, Scorpions, Judas Priest, Opeth, Therion
 76%
The French right wing and several religious groups have done their level best to shut this down, but to no avail. Coca Cola pulled their support under heavy lobbying, but remained a sponsor with Monster Energy...... This leather clad, smoke belching monster refuses to die, and quite rightly so. This [ more... ]
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 22 Rue Henri Sellier, 18000 Bourges, France
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 Malsaucy, Belfort, France
 Motorhead, Arcade Fire, Boys Noize, Arctic Monkeys, House of Pain
Beautiful lakeside peninsula for this French number, close to Switzerland. It attracts a huge number and has had some major acts grace its stages. Camping is included in the ticket price, as is parking. There are discounted tickets for students and school kids.  [ more... ]
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 Nancy, France
 Pascal Schumacher, Ndidi O, Pigeon John, Raphael Gualazi
11 days of some really masterful programming. This is a series of concerts and not your average camping festival. It is inner city music at its best, as the spectrum covered here is quite broad. There is blues, reggae, jazz, folk, nu jazz, indie pop and hip hop. There are 29 different venues with [ more... ]
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 Les arenes, Nim, France
 Santana, Portishead
Set in a Roman amphitheatre, this two day event is truly mind blowing. It does not strictly come under the genre of festival but it is a celebration of music in a truly stunning location. The bands are always big names but they do vary the style and line up considerably, so it's hard to [ more... ]
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 Plage du palais des festivals, Cannes, France
 Francois K, Danny Krivit, Joe Claussell, Laurent Garnier, Dolly Party
 80%
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop the [ more... ]
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 Pauillac, Medoc, 33, France
 Big Youth, Heptones, Luciano, Kymani Marley, Admiral T
Pauillac in Medoc can boast one of the World's finest wines. It can also claim to host France's best reggae festival. Not bad for a small corner of south west France. Now in its 14th year this is a 3 stage, 3 day event with plenty of international acts and a few french speaking reggae [ more... ]
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 Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, France
This 3 day festival was born in 2003 and had PJ Harvey, Beck and Massive Attack headlining. 22,000 people attended and these days you can expect well over 100,000. It's expanded somewhat. The site is just outside Paris and easy to get to. Take your tent and head for the tube station (Metro) [ more... ]
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 Le Brusc, Six Fours les Plages, Var, 83, France
 Jamiroquai, Yannick Noah, Texas, Jack Johnson, Ben l'Oncle Soul
Set on a beautiful island accessible by bridge, this is a series of concerts taking place in the balmy nights of July on the Riviera. Half an hour from Marseille or a short bus ride from Toulon, Six Four les Plages is a popular destination for tourists. There are plenty of restaurants along the [ more... ]
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 Sete, France
 David Rodigan, Cut Chemist, Kode9 vs Spaceape, Ghostpoet
Gilles Peterson hosts an explosion of cutting edge grooves in this French seaside town. It is a glorious session in a beautiful Mediterranean port. There are 3 venues. The 2,000 capacity Theatre de la Mer which hosts some big names at night. The beach holds up to 10,000 and there is also the Base [ more... ]
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All 2011 Festivals
UK  (233 festivals)
Europe  (112 festivals)
Andorra (1 festival)
Austria (7 festivals)
Belgium (9 festivals)
Bulgaria (1 festival)
Croatia (9 festivals)
Czech Republic (1 festival)
Denmark (1 festival)
Estonia (1 festival)
Finland (3 festivals)
France (14 festivals)
Germany (15 festivals)
Greece (1 festival)
Hungary (2 festivals)
Iceland (1 festival)
Ireland (5 festivals)
Latvia (1 festival)
Montenegro (1 festival)
Netherlands (5 festivals)
Norway (3 festivals)
Poland (6 festivals)
Portugal (2 festivals)
Romania (1 festival)
Russian Federation (1 festival)
Serbia (2 festivals)
Slovakia (1 festival)
Spain (8 festivals)
Sweden (4 festivals)
Switzerland (6 festivals)
North America  (28 festivals)
Asia  (6 festivals)
Australia & NZ  (34 festivals)
South America  (3 festivals)
Africa  (11 festivals)
 
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