Breaking Bread at Paris’ Les Instants Chavirés 

A shot from a 2006 performance by Peter Brötzm...

Source: Pitchfork, an overview of what goes into running a non-mainstream music venue in France.

By “this,” he means putting on upwards of 80 concerts every year since 1991: noise, electroacoustic, free jazz, pyschedelic rock of all shades, electronic, black metal, and increasing amounts of ‘outernational’ non-Western sounds. International artists as diverse as Godspeed You! Black Emperor to Sunn O))) have played their first French shows here. Others, such as legendary free jazz saxophonists Joe McPhee or Peter Brötzmann, return every time they play in Paris.