Sonic Protest is a festival for Avant- and Impro- music-forms mainly in Paris. My favourite concerts this year:

wed 8th Charlemagne Palestine & Mondkopf
wed 8th Phil Minton's Feral Choir
thurs 9th Motus (Emmanuelle Parrenin & Pierre Bastien)
Sat 11th Caspar Bötzmann & FM Einheit

http://www.sonicprotest.com/