SBM announces Monte Carlo summer line-up

Ditching the traditional press conference, Société des Bains de Mer unveiled its line-up for the Monte Carlo Sporting Summer Festival (MCSSF) with an online video posted Thursday.

“Gerard Depardieu sings Barbara” for two evenings on July 26 and 27, and the rappers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will appear on July 15.

Christine and the Queens will be part of the musical contingent at the Red Cross Ball on July 28, SBM said. The popularity of the Salle Garnier means that a third of this summer’s concerts have been billed at the venue in the centre of Monte-Carlo instead of the Salle des Étoiles.

During the period of June 28 to August 20, the MCSSF keeps its eclectic character with a wide range of genres, among them, Veronique Sanson (July 7), Joss Stone (July 24), George Benson (July 29) Zucchero (August 1), Andrea Bocelli (August 4) The Cranberries (August 8), Patricia Kaas (August 9) and Michael Bolton (August 14).

Deep Purple, Pretenders and Johnny Gallagher will kick off the festival on June 28, while Legally Blonde – The Musical closes the season with a five performances from August 16 to 20.



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