Reservoir Frogs is more than just a cover band.
Supported by the French Embassy staff association, we sing the songs that delight our fellow French expats in the U.S.A. while mixing in some internationally beloved hits. Imagine a sultry blend of classic rock and folksy French music, as if Jacques Dutronc and Vanessa Paradis got together with the Beatles and Queen for an overnight jam session. O là là…
Playing on the National Mall
was such an amazing experience!
Check out this clip we made of our performance opening for French on the Green movies series.
Why the name?
Our name refers to the street where the Embassy of France is located in D.C., Reservoir Road.
It’s also a not-so-subtle nod to Tarantino’s iconic film.
Yet more interesting perhaps is “frog,” a warmhearted nickname that Brits use to refer their pastry-loving neighbors across the Channel. The origins of “frog,” however, are unclear: it perhaps refers their penchant for amphibian thighs, or to the people who once lived in La Grenouillère, the swampy, marshy lowlands outside of Paris where frogs were abundant. No one really knows for sure…