Rock & Vintage
Immerse yourself in the spirit of the 40s to 60s with the Rock & Vintage Hall. Treat yourself to a complete makeover, find the retro object of your dreams at the Vintage Exhibition. Sway your hips on sound of a fine and eclectic musical programming thanks to the dozens of bands performing in concerts starting Friday in the Rock & Vintage hall, as well as to our specialized DJ’s and dance workshops taught by professionals on the outdoor Rock Dance -floor (which will be covered this year)..
ROCK OUTDOOR STAGE
Each evening, immerse yourself in the delightfully retro world of DJ Turky and his Fifties Sound team. Excite on the track of the Outdoor Rock Parquet (which will be covered this year) to the sounds of the legendary pieces of the 40’s & amp; 50’s!
Novices or beginners, come dance on Rock’n’Roll, Boogie Woogie, Swing, Jive, Lindy or Rockabilly rhythms. Enjoy the presence of Karim & Laurie (3rd at the 2017 World Championships, 3rd at the 2017 World Cup, 3rd at the 2017 European Championships and vice-champions of France from 2014 to 2017) as well as talented duo Marty & MissDee to participate in their festive and explosive classes.
ROCK & VINTAGE HALL
Fans of the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s, immerse yourself in a unique retro and trendy universe. Discover a real Vintage market with a selection of stands offering clothing, accessories, furniture, decoration and a large selection of vinyls.
Want to change for the weekend or the summer approach? Young and old, let yourself be accompanied by makeover specialists! Barbers, hairdressers and stylists will be there to advise you in the blink of an eye.
ROCK & VINTAGE HALL : THE CONCERTS
LITTLE RINA & THE FRENCHIES (FR)
Friday, July 13 - 8 p.m.
Take a powerful Rock' n' Roll singer, add 4 swing fanatics, a good dose of energy, and an irresistible urge to get the audience into breathtaking rhythms! You will get Little Rina & The Frenchies, a local band with pure US sounds!
NICO CHONA & THE FRESHTONES (FR)
Friday, July 13 - 10.15 p.m.
At the borders of Blues and Rock/Folk, this Lyon-based band with authentic sounds plunges us straight into the sounds of the 60’s and 70’s, inspired by behemoths like Muddy Waters, ZZ Top, Cream or Crosby, Still, Nash & Young.
LEW LEWIS & THE TWILIGHT TRIO (UK)
Friday, July 13 - 11.15 p.m.
Since 2013, this English trio has opened a breach in the new Rockabilly and Fifties Rock' n' Roll scene! A young singer influenced by the indispensable Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent, but who also explores new sounds, while being backed by former members of Rocket 88 and Jack Rabbit Slim.
CORA LYNN & THE RHYTHM SNATCHERS (FR)
Saturday, July 14 - 3.30 p.m.
Cora Lynn, a singer with an authentic and acidic voice, accompanied by her talented band, takes us to a Rockabilly, Rock' n' Roll and Rockin' Blues repertoire, the whole well spiced up and served well hot and show off! After numerous dates in Paris and in the provinces and the release of a new LP by the end of November 2017, they will be present for the 2018 edition! Don't miss them!
NICO DUPORTAL + MO ALJAZ + YOUCEF REMADNA (FR)
Saturday, July 14 - 8.15 p.m.
The meeting of 3 great of the French Blues scene specially gathered for an exceptional show! No doubt that you will be teleported between the Chicago Blues Old' school and the Mississippi delta to the sound of harmonicas and guitars for an authentic experience worthy of great masters such as Little Walter, Muddy Water... Not to be missed under any pretext!
CHARLIE THOMPSON (UK)
Saturday, July 14 - 10 p.m.
International Honky Tonk, Country, Hillbilly and Rockabilly reference, Charlie Thompson finally arrives on the stage of the American Tours Festival!! Accompanied by the Barnstompers who came straight from Holland for the occasion, this show promises us a concentrate of 40's and 50's sounds even more authentic than the original ones!
RAY COLLINS HOT CLUB (GER)
Saturday, July 14 - 11.45 p.m.
This legendary band from Germany needs no introduction! Enfants terribles of Swing and Rock’ n’ Roll, multi-talented musicians, champions of hits and true machines to make you dance, these exceptional performers will take you to a show worthy of the Big Bands of the Golden Age! A whirlwind of energy led by a hand of genius!
SPUNY BOYS (FR)
Sunday, July 15 - 5.45 p.m.
The true new Rockabilly scene’s darling. With now more than 800 concerts in many countries, this trio, fan of Johnny Horton, Carl Perkins and Ronnie Dawson, communicates their passion for African-American sounds of the fifties during "dynamite" shows while juggling with great double bass strokes! Impressive and addictive...
Sunday, July 15 - 4 p.m.
After captivating the audience of the 5th edition of "The Voice" and winning the female leading role in the opera Rock "Le Rouge et le Noir", Haylen dreams of America and sings American music. Soul tinged with Blues and early Rock' n' Roll. A powerful, vibrant voice that expresses itself fully on stage. A both modern and retro - but timeless - artist!
She will also perform on Friday, July 13th at Roofestitours.
BAILEY DEE (USA)
Sunday, July 15 - 2.45 p.m.
A unique personality whose talent allows her to roar like Screamin Jay Hawkins while the force of her ballads can bring tears to the audience’s eyes. A perfect mix of Rhythm’n’Blues divas’ ferocity, sweetness and determination! All the power and talent of America in this Chicago child, new star of the Ruby Record Label! Impressive...
JOAKIM TINDERHOLT & his BAND (NOR)
Sunday, July 15 - 1 p.m.
Despite his young age, Joakim Tinderholt has earned respect on the international Blues and Rhythm' n' Blues scene. Currently one of the best bluesmen in Scandinavia, he offers us powerful sounds imbued with big names such as Muddy Waters. A must-see showman, his compositions already stand out as classics.