Exceptional shows for the 15th anniversary of Chants de Vielles
 

Exceptional shows for the 15th anniversary of Chants de Vielles

Featured Events June 10, 2019
Exceptional shows for the 15th anniversary of Chants de Vielles. Photo credit: Guillaume Morin
Exceptional shows for the 15th anniversary of Chants de Vielles
It’s already been 15 years for the Chants de Vielles Festival in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu. This winner of the 2019 Prix Patrimoine Culture Montérégie presents shows by exceptional musicians in the genres of folk and acoustic. Four days of festivities will be happening from June 27 to 30! Get your pass now!

Special show with Cirque Alfonse: an exclusive in Montérégie in 2019

A first for Chants de Vielles: discover the internationally acclaimed circus troupe from Lanaudière Cirque Alfonse on Saturday June 29 at 4 p.m. at the Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu church. A general admission ticket to this show is included when you purchase the 4-day pass. For anyone else who would like to attend, a limited quantity of additional tickets will be available online for the price of $20.

Evening concerts

The festival will be launched on Thursday June 27 with Sophie et Fiachra accompanied by guitarist André Marchand.

On Friday, La Nuit du Chant starts off with budding young trio É.T.É. followed by the return of Galant tu perds ton temps, five exceptional female singers. The evening will end with Le Rêve du Diable, celebrating their 45-year career.

Festival Chants de Vielles. Photo credit: Guillaume Morin
le Festival Chants de Vielles

On Saturday night at La Veillée de la Rive, see the Les Pykadors quartet pay tribute to the late Jean-Claude Mirandette who died this past April and who was a member of the a cappella folk music group Les Charbonniers de l’enfer. Breton singer-musician Krismenn will deliver a daring performance. A festival-favourite, Le Vent du Nord, will be appearing as a quintet for the first time.

On Sunday starting at 7 p.m., the Entre chiens et loups grand closing concert will be an opportunity to celebrate with The Alt, Trio Bouffard-Guenzi-Bonnet and Kleztory.

Going beyond the shows!

Kids are at the heart of the festivities thanks to a rich youth-oriented program of activities. Musical workshops, special shows and a themed ball allow parents to include their little ones! The festival also hosts a singing hike, a concert at the church, the country barbecue banquet, singing outings on a dragon-boat and the parade through the village!

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