Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Chance for a band to play in Cheltenham's French twin town

Where: Annecy, France

When: Sunday, June 21

Are you a musician in a band who would be interested in playing at the Fete de la Musique 2020 (music festival) in Cheltenham's beautiful twin town of Annecy in France? Or know someone who is?

Sunday, June 21, is the national festival of music day in France and Annecy is inviting a music group of up to six people aged over 18 from Cheltenham to participate this year. All genres of music are welcome to apply.

The invitation is from Friday, June 19, to Monday, June 22, with accommodation provided by the town of Annecy for the three nights as well as some meals.

The set would be for a maximum of one hour during the course of the Sunday on a covered outdoor stage, equipped with lighting and sound and a technician to hand. You would only need to transport your instruments.

Travel to and from Annecy would be at your own expense, although Cheltenham Twinning Association would give a contribution towards travel expenses. Transfer from Geneva airport to Annecy would be organised.

Annette Wight, Cheltenham Borough Council's twinning officer, said a band had gone over from Cheltenham to Annecy for the festival the first time last year and the French town had repeated the invitation.

Anyone interested please contact annette.wight@cheltenham.gov.uk  by Saturday, February 29, and be ready to submit a video clip of your music suitable for online transmission.

Related Articles

Unique community embroidery to be unveiled this weekend Image

Unique community embroidery to be unveiled this weekend

More than 8,000 Tewkesbury residents have been involved in creating a six-metre long embroidery, which weaves together the rich fabric of the town's history.

Mitcheldean Festival is back! Image

Mitcheldean Festival is back!

After two years’ disruption due to Covid, Mitcheldean is busy getting ready for its annual summer party!

Pit Kitchen returns to the Cotswolds Image

Pit Kitchen returns to the Cotswolds

To coincide with National BBQ Month and following on from a phenomenally successful launch season in 2021, Cotswolds’-based Pit Kitchen returns this week.

Cotswold cocktail king is crowned Image

Cotswold cocktail king is crowned

International Cocktail Day was marked in Cirencester with a competition to see who of the town's bars makes the best summer drink.

Copyright 2022 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.