Le Vent Du Nord, the leading French-Canadian band, is set to perform on April 11 in Brooklyn (New York). The award-winning group will showcase its new album titled Têtu (Borealis Records). Le Vent Du Nord combines traditional Québécois music with the modern sounds of Montréal.
Têtu means Determined and includes 15 tracks dealing with politics, love, and satire, plus several foot-stomping pieces.
The lineup includes Nicolas Boulerice on vocals, hurdy gurdy, piano accordion, piano; Olivier Demers on vocals, fiddle, foot-tapping and guitar; Simon Beaudry on vocals, guitar, Irish bouzouki; and Réjean Brunet on vocals, diatonic button accordion, acoustic bass guitar, piano and jaw harp.
The group’s discography includes: Maudite Moisson! (2003), Les Amants du Saint-Laurent (2005), Dans les Airs (2008), Mesdames Et Messieurs! – Live (2008), La Part du Feu (2009) and Tromper Le Temps (2012).
Le Vent du Nord CD Launch Party
Saturday April 11th, 2015
509 Atlantic (at the corner of 3rd and Atlantic)
$25. Show starts at 20:00 (8:00pm)
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.