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Welcome on this website,
concerning the Country Rock Festival of Prat Bonrepaux, a village located
in Ariège within the french Pyrenees mountains close to Spain. Since this
festival started in 1998, we worked so much that we increased so far the numbers
of visitors .
It ‘s a two-days festival with plenty of fun, particularly this year
due to, or dispite the weather, we would say it was the year of “ plenty”:
Plenty of people, plenty of dancers, plenty of sun, plenty of music,
plenty of entertainments (with a rodeo added this time), a plenty supply of
everything we didn’t evaluate but was appreciated as far as we know by all our
Going to the page ”retro” you will find the detailed story of those
unbelievable and brilliant days of august.
Thanks to all of you, known or unknown for your active participation.
Your contribution had a large part in the success of this festival.
We want to express our sincere gratitude to all the dancers from many
clubs and especially to the HTPC club. In charge of the line dance during the
whole festival, particularly for the lessons given on Saturday morning to more
than a hundred beginners, allowing them to dance the same night.
Thanks also to JM Schmidt the “maestro” of our afternoons and a
"steel day" or
"redbone steel jam" .
A special thank to Judy and Peter who visit us each year, coming from
London to dance with their French friends met in Prat-Bonrepaux.
And “last but not least”, a very big thank to our president J.F.
Fabian because a festival it’s not a “peace of cake”, it’s a real
We had a last year, good american music, covering a large panel from traditional country to Jazz, for more infos goto a page "la rétro".
So buddies, I hope we’ll see you on the 18th 19th & 20th days of august
2006 for the ninth year of our country festival in Prat
Bonrepaux with a brand-new program of good music, two big dance floors for the
dancers, a "steeldayguitar" with in evening party a
"redbone steel jam", a dance history conférence ... and much much more.
If you need more informations, some advice about a trip you want to do in
Ariège, accommodation … please write to me or call me: it will be a real
pleasure for me to help you.
Next meeting 18 19 and 20 august 2006
We will just mention the Billy Bros Orchestra (ital)
whose swing remembered the old Cotton club. And Ronnie Hayward (can) who sang the best country of the