Festival producers The Reverberation Appreciation Society have teamed up with French partners Radical Production and Le Chebada as part of the Austin-Angers Music coordination to bring the Austin Psych Fest experience to France. This first event will be an intimate festival, held in the 950 capacity Le Chebada, Angers’ premiere rock venue.
Angers, FR sits about 200 miles southwest of Paris, FR and along train routes from all over Europe, providing easy access to attendees in France and beyond.
Austin’s The Black Angels, who have performed at each Austin Psych Fest since it’s inception, will christen the 1st event in France, performing along with Dead Skeletons, Beak>, Dead Meadow, Damo Suzuki and many more. The full lineup is expected to be complete in late July, when single day tickets will go on sale. Right now, a limited number of 2 day passes are available for 50 E – get yours here –
In addition to the weekend festival, the city of Angers will host other events celebrating psychedelic culture, including a poster exhibition and film series beginning earlier in the week. Details and full daily program will be kept up to date on the
LOCATION & TRAVEL
Below is a bit of information about the area and a few travel tips, we’ll continue to add more information.
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TRAVEL & ACCOMODATIONS
FROM PARIS BY TRAIN
Angers is south west of Paris on the banks of the River Maine. A high speed TGV train will take you all the way from the capital in just an hour and a half, arriving at the Angers St. Laud station is just a few hundred metres from the city centre.
You can purchase your train tickets here – http://www.raileurope.co.uk/
STAYING IN ANGERS
The majority of hotels are located in the city center, a few miles from Le Chabada. You can find a range of options to suit your tastes on TripAdvisor, including budget options like the Ethic Etapes Lac de Maine hostel.
Le Chebada is located in the north west part of the city at 56 Boulevard du Doyenné.
There is a large parking lot to accomodate guests.
Food is served in the
LEVITATION : FRANCE will utilize two stages at Le Chabada.