Sat 20 Apr
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
Returning with Dust, Fierce, Forever, their first album since 2012, the Bordeaux duo are recognised as electropunk pioneers and precursors to the likes of Crystal Castles with their glitchy squall of a sound and thrillingly committed live performances.
Wed 1 May
Having toured supporting both The Dandy Warhols and Miles Kane, Juniore are back for their biggest London show yet before heading to The Great Escape later in May. Their addictive nuggets of 60s-styled psych pop will be a perfect fit for the historic 100 Club.
Wed 1 - Mon 20 May
Two Coasts combines contemporary music and baroque music, with a programme including collaborative and improvisatory versions of French and British baroque music composed by Rameau, Marin Marais, Lully. Purcell and Boyce, as well as two new works inspired by this dual legacy. Supported by Diaphonique.
Classical Music, Contemporary Music
Thu 2 May
The Parisians' debut album Matahari arrives worldwide this year with all the pomp and circumstance of a coronation. They draw on genres from 70s space disco to downtempo 90s synth pop, taking in French film composers, and they can undoubtedly deliver it live.
Tue 14 May
Explore the intersection between poetry and performance in the work of contemporary European artists, followed by a concert by François Atlas centered around Charles Baudelaire's' Les Fleurs du mal.
Contemporary Music, Talks
Sat 1 Jun
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Member of the Ensemble intercontemporain and alumnus of the Franco-British fund for contemporary music, Diaphonique, Pierre-Laurent Aimard presents the avant-garde electronic work of Stockhausen, Kontakte & Klavierstucke.
Tue 4 Jun
02 Shepherd's Bush Empire
One for the hip hop heads. Outrageously entertaining French rap Chinese Man are playing their first London show for three years. Support comes from rising South African rapper Yugen Blakrok, who appeared on the Black Panther soundtrack with Kendrick Lamar.