In 1986, Jacques Renault, founder of the legendary “Bains Douches” nightclub and Assaad Debs, Concert Director for the mythical Parisian venue “le Palace”, came together as “Bains Douches Productions”, which went on to become ‘Corida’ in 1991.
Corida, as a producer, show organiser and venue manager, is responsible for producing tours by Manu Chao, Charlie Winston, Catherine Ringer, Emilie Simon, Justice and Phoenix, both in France and abroad.
Corida also produces tours by international artists in France such as Eric Clapton, Radiohead, Texas, Chris Rea, Mark Knopfler, Simply Red, Jamie Cullum, Rammstein, Ben Harper, Kraftwerk and many others.
Within its management department it also looks after the careers of artists such as Catherine Ringer, Manu Chao, Renaud Letang, Micky Green, Piers Faccini, K. Mouzanar.
Since 2004, Corida has been part of Because Group, founded by Emmanuel de Buretel, bringing together a number of fields related to musical creation, from show production to artist management.
Assaad Debs, Chief Executive Officer, remains an important shareholder within Corida group.