Le Vent du Nord


Our artists in showcases!

We are proud to represent our artists on severals international conferences in Quebec and abroad. Upcoming 2020/2021 season is to be announced soon OFFICIAL SHOWCASES RECENT HISTORY OCT 25, 2019: Les Grands Hurleurs @ WOMEX 19, Tampere, Finland FEB 17, 2019, 7:30: De Temps Antan

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3 albums nominated for ADISQ 2019!!

A whole year at ADISQ for our artists! Three out of five albums nominated in the category Album of the Year-Traditional: Territoires de Le Vent du Nord, Chouïa by the trio Les Grands Hurleurs and Notre album Solo by the collective Le Vent du Nord

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The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement.  The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing it’s hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences.

Featuring button accordion, guitar and fiddle, the band’s sound is defined by the hurdy-gurdy, which adds an earthy, rough-hewn flavor to even the most buoyant dance tunes.” — Boston Herald

Since its inception in August 2002, Le Vent du Nord has enjoyed meteoric success, performing well over 1,800 concerts over 4 continents and racking up several prestigious awards, including a Grand Prix du Disque Charles Cros, two Junos (Canada’s Grammys), a Félix at ADISQ, a Canadian Folk Music Award, and “Artist of the Year” at the North American Folk Alliance Annual Gala.

The group exhibits great finesse and flexibility, appearing regularly on Canadian, American, French, and UK television and radio, and participating in a wide variety of special musical projects. They’ve collaborated and performed with a diverse range of artists including: Harry Manx, Väsen, Dervish, The Chieftains, Breton musical pioneer Yann-Fañch Kemener, Québecois roots legend and master storyteller Michel Faubert, the Scottish folk band Breabach, singer Julie Fowlis, and the trans-Mediterranean ensemble Constantinople.

Not content with standard approaches to tradition, Le Vent du Nord has also created a symphonic concert that, according to Voir Montreal, “puts all traditional folk naysayers to shame.”

On stage these friends create intense, joyful and dynamic live performances that expand the bounds of tradition in striking global directions. This is the modern sound of tradition, a music of the here and now.







20 Printemps

Les Voix du Vent avec cordes et piano

Le Vent du Nord Symphonique