Our Top 10 Acts: France

Our Top 10 Acts: France

A country internationally known for its famous haute couture designers, its fantastic cheese, enchanting Gothic architecture and great Cabaret tradition, France is home to exceptional artists and an ever-growing market when it comes to entertainment. 

Our Senior Account Manager for France, Julien Caccia, has had the opportunity to work with some of the best French entertainers in our roster and has provided a list of his top 10 acts in France. From Brittany and Paris to the French Riviera, explore some of the best music, technology and circus performers available in the country. 

PARIS 

The City of Lights welcomes millions of visitors every year. Attracted by its rich cultural heritage, the glamorous Champs Elysees and its varied entertainment offer, tons of people from all corners of the world visit Paris expecting to see genuine Moulin Rouge can can dancers, authentic Parisian mimes and street accordionists playing live in the streets of Montmartre. 
 

‘Paris is the perfect combination of tradition and modernity. It’s a city that offers its visitors the most authentic French entertainment options, but at the same time it’s (and has always been) home to edgy, avantgarde artists. Exploring our roster is exploring the fusion of past and present’ - Julien 

 

1. Digital Illusions 

A stunning blend of augmented reality and magic, the magic shows delivered by this phenomenal performer have captivated thousands of people across France. Fully customisable, these innovative high-tech performances are the go-to entertainment choice for those organisers and hosts looking to elevate their events to experiences. 

 

Fantastic for: Big corporate events, product and brand launches looking for either stage or roaming Wow factor entertainment. As evidence, this illusionist’s list of happy clients includes Microsoft, Intel, HP, Dell...
 

2. 3D Laser Show

This spectacular laser show is the result of art meeting technology. A visually stunning fusion of green and multi-coloured lightbeams, this unique display creates an immersive futuristic environment. 

 

Fantastic for: Award ceremonies, after dinner experiences and corporate events such as product launches as our laser performers can create a dazzling finale with the logo reveal of your company or incorporate your branding in other ways. 

 

3. Tap Factory 

A majestic fusion of diverse disciplines and elements, this high-energy tap dancing show is a delight to watch. Featuring the Champion of Tap and finalist of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, Tap Factory also involves acrobatics, drumming, a powerful narrative, urban and tribal dance, capoeira and an extraordinary industrial set design.  

 

Fantastic for: Big theatres, arenas, corporate events and festivals where big crowds can enjoy a production that brings together so many different elements on one stage with such majesty. 
 

4. Cabaret Show Performers

A sultry extravaganza, this cabaret allows audiences to experience 1920s Paris first hand. Packed with impressive choreography and authentic cabaret costumes, this show also features a stunning cast of performers including fire dancers, acrobats and an emcee conducting the whole spectacle. 

 

Fantastic for: Themed nights, corporate parties and after dinner experiences. The show is ideal for visitors willing to explore Paris as it was a century ago.

 

Our Top 10 Acts: France

Paris offers some of the best French entertainers including can can dancers and acts involving technology, magic and live percussion 

 

FRENCH RIVIERA

 

The Mediterranean coast of Southern France has not only experienced a rise in popularity for destination weddings. It is also the perfect choice for trade shows and corporate events as it offers unparalleled weather and a wide selection of entertainment options. The perfect location for conventions and conferences, Côte d'Azur hosts some of the most high-profile events in France and, accordingly, it’s home to world-class entertainers. 

 

5. Aquatic Nocturnal Spectacle

A truly unique theatrical production, this Aquatic Nocturnal Spectacle’s most characteristic element is definitely it's aquatic staging. With a total of 15 actors literally walking on water, this show is the precise definition of a surreal tale. Other elements such as pyrotechnics and its unusual nocturnal timing also help create this utopian dream. 

 

Fantastic for: A considerably big theatre production, festivals, theme parks and street celebrations normally provide the space needed for this type of spectacle.   

 

6. Party Entertainment Nice

A group of experienced musicians, singers and DJs, this collective has gained recognition across France, especially in the French Riviera, for their professionalism, versatility and adaptability to all sorts of briefs. Offering flexible lineup choices, individual members of the band have performed alongside big names such as Seal, Mary J. Blige and Kayne West.

 

Fantastic for: Exclusive VIP parties, luxurious weddings and big corporate parties! Brands such as Cartier, Ferrari or Mercedes-Benz are a few of the ones that can recommend them...

 

Our Top 10 Acts: France

The French Riviera is home to high-profile entertainers and spectacular theatre and stage productions 
 

BORDEAUX

Surrounded by spectacular vineyards and chateaux, Bordeaux enjoys great popularity among brides and grooms worldwide. Offering fairytale views and a variety of swing and gypsy jazz musicians, Bordeaux and its surroundings are the perfect place to tie the knot and also to host a corporate reception, a private party and other private celebrations. 
 

‘It’s not surprising cities like Bordeaux or Toulouse are the chosen places to host a wedding or a corporate event as some of the best French entertainers can be found there. In terms of jazz manouche and acoustic music, I can’t think of a better place to find high-class musicians’ - Julien  

 

7. Walkabout Swing Trio

A band boasting a large repertoire ranging from 60s classics to current chart-topping tunes, these swing musicians provide events with a genuine vintage feel so popular for weddings in Southern France these days. 

 

Fantastic for: Weddings, although their flexibility and adaptability to different briefs also make them a popular choice for drinks receptions, garden parties, jazz and swing festivals and corporate evenings. 

 

8. Fire & Light Performer

An artist that manipulates fire and plays with light in order to create spectacular effects, this Fire and Light Performer is a delight to watch. Completely mesmerising, his performances regularly include unexpected surprises. 

 

Fantastic for: In high demand for product launches and promotional events, this performer’s unique visual shows can be the perfect way to reveal your logo. 

 

Our Top 10 Acts: France

Bordeaux boasts high-profile swing and gypsy jazz musicians and also spectacular circus and street performers 

 

CENTRAL FRANCE 

Although less known than the rest of the country, central France is a rich region in terms of cultural tradition and entertainment. Cities like Lyon and Poitiers boast historical and architectural landmarks and also a vibrant cultural and artistic heritage. Strongly influenced by the fashion of Versailles, artists from central France have transformed this Royal influence into spectacular shows and parades. 

 

9. Giant Dolls & Drumming Parade

A walkabout act like no other, this group of Opera singing giant dolls and soldier drummers blend past and future. Capturing everyone’s attention everywhere they go, these unique performers’ spectacular costuming and original entertainment concept have captivated audiences of all ages in the streets of Lyon and central France. 

 

Fantastic for: This unique Victorian-style parade is ideal for festivals and street celebrations. Big trade shows and exhibitions with plenty of room for these gigantic characters are also fantastic options. 

 

10. Party Entertainment Lyon

Formed by musicians with a wealth of experience in the event and entertainment industry, this cover band play a wide range of musical styles, which makes them the perfect choice for events of all sorts. Experts at creating a romantic ambience, the band’s sophisticated style provides events with an authentic French chic touch. 

 

Fantastic for: The go-to party entertainment option in Lyon and central France whether it be a wedding, a corporate event or a cocktail party.  

 

Our Top 10 Acts: France

Entertainers in central France are strongly influenced by France’s 18th-century royal heritage. Lyon and Poitiers are also well-known for their vibrant musical scene

 

Explore More Entertainment for Events in France 

Live music, walkabout entertainment, big theatre productions, parades...the country’s rich entertainment offer is reflected in the list of our top 10 acts in France. At Scarlett Entertainment we pride ourselves on offering some of the best French entertainers in the market. 

 

Having worked with brands such as Bloomberg, Ralph Lauren and Facebook and numerous brides and grooms, we specialise in both wedding and corporate entertainment in France. 

 

If you would like to hire entertainment in France, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Your enquiry will be responded to within 24h!

__By Juliana Rodriguez

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