Québéc’s second annual FestiTrad, April 7-9

festitrad-logoSome of Québéc’s top roots musicians will be performing at the second annual FestiTrad. This new French-Canadian traditional festival will be held April 7-9 in the beautifully rustic St. Gabriel, a small lakeside town nestled deep in the Lanaudière valley, the heartland of Québec’s music traditions.

Just 90 minutes from Montréal, FestiTrad is a comfortable journey north from New England and the perfect way to discover the joy of Québécois music. FestiTrad will showcase some of the most influential Québécois artists such as De Temps Antan, Les Charbonniers de l’Enfer, André Marchand & Grey Larsen, and more. It also will include a day of workshops with the artists, a dance, a jam, and daily concerts. The family-friendly venue is located indoors and the surrounding area offers lots of activities and beautiful scenery. Learn more at http://festitrad.com//.

Here’s Jusqu’aux Oreilles, the latest album from Musique à bouches, one of the groups appearing at this year’s FestiTrad.

Gary Whitehouse

Gary has been reviewing music, books and more at the Green Man Review since sometime in the previous Millennium. He lives in a mostly hipster-free part of Oregon, where he enjoys dogs, books, music, the outdoors, and craft beer, cider, and coffee.

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