Last Saturday January 17, Celtic Connections did presented « Misses & Messieurs » an exclusive show with Le Vent du Nord and special guests as Julie Fowlis (Scotland), Emily Smith (England), the Irish accordionist Sharon Shannon and a string quartet formed by Patsy Reid, Megan Henderson, Rebecca Spender & Christine Hanson. This WONDERFUL evening has been recorded live from the beautiful GLasgow's "Old Fruitmarket" and it will be possible to see it TONIGHT -in UK- on BBC Alba at 21:00
Clips, gallery & webcast
-« 5 Best gigs this week » The Independent (Jan 10, 2015)
-“Le Vent du Nord are the genuine article: a vibrant, big-hearted slice of Quebec, happy banter and all. It would be a stony-hearted listener indeed who wasn't eventually charmed by Le Vent du Nord” Kate Molleson The Herald Scotland - 4 STARS * * * * (Jan 19, 2015)
ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WEB (worldwide til feb 16, 2015) BBC3 live session + BBC SCOTLAND
Picture by Sean Purser
Woo-ooo! Le Vent du Nord will jump in 2015 at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket next JAN 17, 2015. The Celtic Connections festival is presenting Le Vent du Nord & guest special show « Misses & Messieurs » including artistic collaboration with wonderful guests as Julie Fowlis, Emily Smith, Sharon Shanon and a string quartet formed by Patsy Reid, Megan Henderson (Breabach), Christine Hanson & Rebecca Spencer. Will truly be unique moments not to be missed! Tickets in sale now
The band will right after that start a UK TOUR wich will bring them here: JAN 18, The Sage Gateshead / JAN 19 New Vic Theatre / JAN 21, The Greystones / JAN 22, Hall for Cornwall Trust / JAN 23, The Haymarket / JAN 24, The Met. All details on our calendar.
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!
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!