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Le Vent du Nord

Saturday, May 16, 8pm

Free Conversation with the Artists at 3pm

The award winning and highly acclaimed band is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. Their vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing its hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences. Featuring button accordion, guitar and fiddle, the band’s sound is defined by the hurdy-gurdy, which adds an earthy, rough-hewn flavor to even the most buoyant dance tunes. They have enjoyed meteoric success, performing well over 1,800 concerts over 5 continents and racking up several prestigious awards, including a Grand Prix du Disque Charles Cros, two Junos (Canada’s Grammys), a Félix at ADISQ, a Canadian Folk Music Award, and “Artist of the Year” at the North American Folk Alliance Annual Gala.

Saturday, May 16, 8pm

Free Conversation with the Artists at 3pm
Box Office, Art Bar & Galleries Open at 7pm
Performance at 8pm

Free Conversation
Blending Music from the Celtic Diaspora with Global Influences

Tickets
Members $17 · Non-Members $20
Youth & Students (with valid student ID) $10
Tickets available at: Jeff’s Copy Express,
ITT @ NAS Fallon, or call CAC at 775-423-1440

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Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406
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Call 775-423-1440

Artist’s Website
www.leventdunord.com

Le Vent du Nord
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Thank You Sponsors & Partners

Churchill Arts Council programs and activities are sponsored, in part, by: the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Fallon; the Nevada Arts Council; Lahontan Valley News; the Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority; the E. L. Cord Foundation; the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation; the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust; the Bretzlaff Foundation; Churchill County; Systems Consultants; the Nevada Commission on Tourism; Berney Realty; CC Communications; and Holiday Inn Express.

Additional support has also been provided by The Depot / Widmer & Mills, CPAs; Mackedon-Law, PC; Fallon Nugget / Bonanza Inn & Casino / Fernley Nugget; the Southwest Gas Foundation; and the Cousie C. Nelson Endowment. The Churchill Arts Council proudly pours Great Basin Brewing Company’s Icky IPA and Outlaw Oatmeal Stout at all its events.

The free performances by Ellis Dyson & the Shambles and Rupa & the April Fishes are presented in cooperation with the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon. Additional support for the performances and conversations by the Selwyn Birchwood Band and Quiana Lynell has been provided by TourWest, a program of the Western States Arts Federation. Underwriting support for the performances by Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands; the Selwyn Birchwood Band; and Quiana Lynell has been provided by Speedway Market. The readings and outreach activities by authors Claire Vaye Watkins and Robert Leonard Reid are presented in cooperation with the Churchill Library Association.

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