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Acclaimed Le Vent du Nord Quebecoise group performs Nov. 15 at MSU

November 2, 2012


Le Vent du Nord, a group that plays traditional roots music and is based in Quebec and who wowed audiences at the National Folk Festival, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Recital Hall.   High-Res Available

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Le Vent du Nord, a group that plays traditional roots music and is based in Quebec, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Montana State University's Reynolds Recital Hall.

Returning to Montana for the first time since their 2008 appearance at the National Folk Festival in Butte, Le Vent du Nord is known for exquisite musicianship, Quebecoise culture and infectious tunes that set toes tapping.

Since its inception in 2002, Le Vent du Nord has enjoyed a meteoric rise. The group is the recipient of many prestigious awards - including two JUNO awards. The quartet is now one of Quebec's most popular traditional groups. Made up of singers and multi-instrumentalists Nicolas Boulerice, Simon Beaudry, Olivier Demers and Réjean Brunet, the group will perform a concert based on the 2012 album, Tromper le temps, which returns to its Quebec roots while providing a glimpse of tomorrow.

Tickets are $22 general admission and $17 for students and are available on the Ticket River website, https://www.ticketriver.com/event/4748-le-vent-du-nord

For more information, visit the group's website at leventdunord.com or the MSU School of Music concert page: www.montana.edu/wwwmusic/concerts

The door of Reynolds Recital Hall will open at 7 p.m. Reynolds Recital Hall is located across the street from the MSU Duck Pond. There is free parking on campus after 6 p.m.

Whitney Salo (406) 994-4641, Whitney.Salo@montana.edu