On June 21st every year, France has a music festival everywhere. It’s called the “Fête de la musique” and towns and villages throughout the land put up stages and host bands for the public, for free. With food and bars, too. Obviously. This is France.
Yesterday, I fêted la musique in the jawdroppingly beautiful village of Issigeac, with Purple Rock. (If you haven’t been to Issigeac, it’s a must see in this area. It’s like walking through Elizabethan England. It’s ridiculously lovely, as you’ll see from that link in the first sentence.
Here’s the band having a relaxed practice on Thursday.
And here’s the stage we played on. I did shoot some video, but I’m off to a wedding in an hour, so you’ll have to wait…
UPDATE: Here’s a short video I put together with a couple of Bob Marley songs I love to play: