Carl Barat takes part in French exchange

The Libertine swaps stages with Sebastien Tellier

Carl Barat will play at the Palais de Tokyo in France tonight (February 22) as part of a new scheme by Stage Of The Art to exchange artists between Paris and London.

The series of concerts kicked off last night (February 21) when Sebastien Tellier and Poney Poney played London’s ICA in a sold-out gig.

After arriving on stage in sunglasses and remaining motionless throughout the whole of the first song, Tellier played to a crowd full of fans who seemed to enjoy the electro-man’s use of lights, music and unique dancing.

Tonight Barat will perform at an ‘Acoustic Evening with Dirty Pretty Things and special guests are promised for the event.

The gigs will be accompanied by an exhibition of French artist Loris Gréaud’s work at the Palais de Tokyo till May 4 and the ICA from April 25 till June 22.

More concerts are planned for London and Paris in April, June and July.

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