We are preparing for the arrival of the new CD in stores and online (Canada/US/UK on March 31 & France on April 27). In the meantime, you can purchase the CD by attending any of the CD launch concerts! Indeed, the CD has been on the road with the band since March 18 when they played to a packed house at the beautiful Kings Place Hall in London. The tour will continue this week in France, then move on to the United States (from New York to California), Toronto on June 10, and end in Montreal on June 18.
During their visit to the Mundial Montreal 2014, Le Vent du Nord learned that they became the first recipient of the "Prix Transatlantique" (Transatlantic Bridge) awarded jointly by Babel Med Music & Mundial Montreal, the band would like to warmly thank these two organizations.
With this recognition, the band will have the opportunity to present excerpts from their upcoming CD, Têtu, to professionals at the Babel Med Music international conference in Marseille on March 27.
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.