Quebecois folk band Le Vent du Nord, from left are Andre Brunet, Rejean Brunet, Olivier Demers, Andre Gagne and Nicolas Boulerice. Photo by Marc-Etienne Mongrain

FARMINGTON — The Old South Church Concert Series will feature Quebec’s award winning and highly acclaimed five-piece band, Le Vent du Nord will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at the church at 235 Main St. The doors will open at 6:15 p.m.

This French-speaking band is considered a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. The band’s deep repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing it’s hard-driving soulful music founded in the Celtic migration with an extensive range of global influences.

Since its inception in August 2002, Le Vent du Nord has enjoyed meteoric success, performing well over 1,800 concerts in four continents and racking up several prestigious awards.

The group has collaborated and performed with a diverse range of artists including: Harry Manx, Vasen, Dervish, The Chieftans, Breton musical pioneer Yann-Fanch Kemener, Quebecois roots legend and master storyteller Michael Faubert, the Scottish band Breabach and singer Julie Fowlis.

On stage this band of merry musicians create intense, joyful and dynamic live performances that expand the bounds of tradition in striking global directions. This is the modern sound of tradition, a music of the here and now.

Tickets cost $28 in advance, $33 at the door $33, or $20/$25 for seniors and students ages 12 and up (current college id required).

For tickets or more information call 207-491-5919 or visit


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