Bastille Day Celebration - City Parks Foundation


  • Free
Bastille Day Celebration
Presented by the Consulate General of France in New York, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and the Committee of French Speaking Societies (CAFUSA)

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)

SummerStage, Central Park

Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

Tickets are no longer required for free performances at SummerStage. All free performances will be open to the public, first come, first served, with limited capacity, and will continue to follow CDC recommendations. Visit here for more information.

The Bastille Day celebration kicks off with a live jazz band performing a selection of beloved French classics. The quintet is headlined by GRAMMY (R)-nominated singer Kavita Shah, and features Matt Munisteri on guitar, Matt Penman on bass, Ferenc Nemeth on drums, and Olivier Manchon on violin. Following will be a a get-up-and-dance set with movie highlights by star Joachim Garraud (frequent collaborator of David Guetta, Mylène Farmer, and Kylie Minogue). The highlight of the evening is a screening of the 2020 French comedy My Donkey, My Lover & I (Antoinette dans les Cévennes) starring the delightful Laure Calamy (Call My Agent!).

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