Sound Bites — Francophone folk and rock roundup

North America has a sizable contingent of French speakers, including much of the Canadian province of Quebec, and much of southern Louisiana. The two regions are connected by history, too; the ancestors of the Louisiana Cajuns were driven out of parts of Canada that were originally francophone when the British consolidated their hold there. The . . . → Read More: Sound Bites — Francophone folk and rock roundup

Le Vent du Nord marks 10th anniversary with new release, rare Western U.S. tour

Le Vent du Nord

Internationally renowned Quebecois quartet Le Vent du Nord (The North Wind) is marking 10 years since its first release with a new recording and a November tour of the Western United States.

Fresh from touring Down Under and from a gala celebration in Montreal, the band’s U.S. tour stops will . . . → Read More: Le Vent du Nord marks 10th anniversary with new release, rare Western U.S. tour