Le Vent Du Nord
Renowned as wonderful ambassadors of la Francophonie, Le Vent du Nord is also acknowledged as an influential force and key player in Quebec’s traditional folk music revival.
Since the group’s founding in 2002 (+1800 shows), the band has racked up several prestigious awards, including 2 JUNOS (Canada’s Grammys), 2 Canadian Folk Music Awards, 1 Félix, 1 Grand Prix du Disque Charles Cros (France). Touring Artist of the Year nominee at BC Touring Council and and Artist of the Year at Folk Alliance International (US).
While exhibiting serious folk chops, Le Vent du Nord knows how to connect Quebecois tradition meaningfully to the larger musical world. The group relishes collaboration with diverse musicians, including everyone from Väsen to Julie Fowlis, Harry Manx, Breabach, and The Chieftains to pan-Mediterranean ensemble Constantinople and several symphony orchestra.