LA VEILLÉE DE L’AVANT-VEILLE 18th Edition- End of pre-sale tickets period: December 19

December 8, 2014


A rejoicing event is approaching with the Holidays: the 18th Veillée de l'avant-Veille (call it “The New Year’s Eve’s Eve Party” if you’d like) wich will take place at Montreal’s Club Soda on Tuesday December 30. The event’s host band for several years now, Le Vent du Nord will offer the audience the gift of euphoria – the euphoria that comes with exceptional on-stage encounters between traditional folk musicians.  The first part is concert ( Le Vent du Nord Michel Bordeleau & a string quartet followed by Hommage aux aînés) and for the second part of this event, this band of merry musicians and their unique musical telepathy will be put at the service of square dance caller Jean-François Berthiaume as this master will lead all in attendance through one of Quebec’s largest traditional folk dance parties.   A fun-filled night you don’t wanna miss! – Special rate til december 19th   For more detail 


US tour this fall!

October 10, 2014

While the band is preparing to record its 8th CD (to be release on March 11, 2015) they will be touring in the US this fall.  Last weekend they experienced something very special with Michael Doucet & Cédric Watson during an artistic residency hosted in Lafayette, Louisiana. And this weekend, will play at Richmond Folk Festival in Virginia. All details for upcoming  shows are on our web calendar. See you soon!

Summer's mode on the road!

July 11, 2014

Tonight, we will rock La Fête du Marquette (Wisconsin, US) and tomorrow will play the opening concert of Music Niagara summer seasons before to head Uxbridge (Ontario) sunday.  After some holidays, the group will continue its summer tour early August and visit plenty of amazing festivals in Europe, Canada & USA: Dranouter (BE), 20th Guinness Irish Festival (CH), Stockholm FF (SE), Northern Lights Bluegrass & OldTyme music (SK, Canada), short journey in NY, CT (at the Levitt Pavilion), PA (at the Longwood Gardens) and, at end the summer will be part of the 40th anniversary of the famous Tonder Festival (DK). Come and see us and in doing so, support the organizers of festivals and shows that work so hard!

Back to England from June 12 to 22

May 9, 2014

Springtime still exciting: toured, last may, in the northern part of Sweden, in US mid-may, hits the Nelson Odeon again and did a first appearance in NYC, invited by & THE Carnegie Hall, and finally, on May 31st, an amazing special concert with guests in Joliette city (Quebec).  Le Vent du Nord is now flying overseas for a great 10 gigs tour in England. From thursday june 12, the band will play in Bury St. Edmunds, Shoreham-by-sea, Sale, Saltaire and at somes great festivals (Forest Folk, Devizes & Beverly Folk). Hope to see you there all folks!!!

Touring the "Arts Midwest World Fest" in Medina (Ohio) & Midland (Michigan).

March 28, 2014


After visiting Grand Forks (North Dakota), Bemidji (Minnesota), Rice Lake (Wisconsin), Sisseton (South Dakota), Orange City (Iowa), Dekalb (Illinois) and Hanover (Indiana), the band is about leaving to do the last leg of the "Arts Midwest World Fest" tour that connects small and medium-sized communities in the American Midwest to the cultures of the world's main objective. Thus, with a strong commitment to promote Quebec culture, the ambassador group will, between april 1st & 12, perform “Tromper le temps” in schools, colleges, universities and concert halls around Medina (Ohio) & Midland (Michigan).   - See more 
Credit photo: Trygve Høgebøl - OsloFOLK, feb 2013

Next Shows :

La Tuque
Quebec, Canada
2014-12-27, 19h00
Quebec, Canada
2014-12-30, 19h30
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2015-01-17, 20h00

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