Forever French : 89.7 Eastside FM

Presented by Gabrielle Haumesser, Sandrine Charruyer, Emmanuelle Revelut, Benedicte Rokvic and Laetitia Kerouault

There has been a French show on Eastside Radio each Wednesday night continuously for 15 years. Gabrielle & Sandrine started ForeverFrench six years ago.

ForeverFrench is about music from French speaking countries, including Belgium, Switzerland, Africa, The French Caribbean, Quebec, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Madagascar and Reunion island. Naturally they play music produced in France some of which is in English, Arabic or Corsican and even the Celtic dialect of Brittany!

The programs include : Serge Gainsbourg, Boris Vian, Juliette Greco, Henri Salvador, Gilbert Laffaille, Jacques Higelin, Jacques Dutronc  and quirky stuff like Bobby Lapointe, Nino Ferrer, Gerard Morel, Anais, Presque Oui, Rodolphe Burger, Philippe Poirier, Ben Mazue, Bertrand Belin, Bertrand Burgalat, Mathieu Boggaerts, C2C…

And of course French jazz : the Double Six, Claude Nougaro, The Voice Messengers, Michel Legrand, Richard Galliano, Mario Canonge.