5 years of existing and performing
More than 80 VENUES
2 great collaborations with
ASH HOWES & NICOLAS STAWSKI
40 000 fans at ARMADA Festival in
More than 2 MILLIONS of the CLIP of
Les Nightingales, is the unique and successful encounter of different music styles
such as pop, rock, soul, jazz and funk. The band is made up of 6 talented musicians : Loïc
VAN ZON (Singer, Guitar), Eric LOPES (Keyboard/Choir), Guillaume LOPES (Pianist),
Guillaume LEFEBVRE (Drummer) Théo CORTIN (Guitar/Solist) and Antoine JOSEPH
(Bass/Choir). The result of this combination of talents are pop and soul powerful and
various original and exclusive songs.
After the creation of the band in September 2008 and the creation of a first
songbook, they took part of the M6 music live contest, and won it! beating 1500 other
contestants. The show was broadcast on M6 and W9 tv channels. After that victory, in
march 2010, the group recorded their EP 4 titles which will be released by Believe , the
biggest french digital music distribution. It will be followed by the composition of new
songs, and their first tour between may 7th and September 12th.
During that tour, the band performed at music festivals and venues and all over
the french coasts playing on board of a double decker English bus to end the tour playing
at the world famous Olympia Hall in Paris, France. They have a promising start but
there is still lot of work to do for the band to establish their style on an international
The year 2011 was dedicated to this intense work and preparation for song writing
and the search for new collaborations during many trips across some major capitals like
Paris, New York, London, Berlin and Montreal. During the year 2012, The band experienced
another success on the web, broadcasting their first video clip of their single “too
late” reaching more than 2 000 000 views on Youtube.
Because of this huge success on the web, “Too Late” was broadcasted on BBC radio 2.
Today, they finished their first album book 12 tracks mixed by Ash HOWES (ref :
Dido, Ellie Goulding, One direction, James Morisson etc.) and Nicolas STAWSKI. Tainted
of pop ,soul , Rnb and rock , this first opus is influenced by many music styles that the
band grew up listening to as kids. The nightingales have no limits and feed its first album
with a spirit of freedom.