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Philippe B announces a concert at Cinquième Salle and shares a new music video

Philippe B, winner of the Songwriter of the Year award at the 2014 ADISQ Gala, will perform his show for Ornithologie, la nuit one last time in Montreal at the Cinquième Salle of Place des Arts on October 9th, 2015. Tickets are on sale now on Place des Arts' website.

In celebration of the ongoing summer heat, Philippe has also released a new music video for Nous irons jusqu’au soleil. Directed by BAZ, the video follows a pack of dogs as they race across breathtaking landscapes towards - you guessed it - the sun.

Upcoming shows
15/08/15 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC // La Bibliothèque Café-Bistro (Festival Artefact)
20/08/15 Granby, QC // Palace de Granby (Festival international de la chanson de Granby)
19/09/15 Québec, QC // Théâtre Petit Champlain / Maison de la Chanson
04/10/15 Archères, FR // Le Sax
09/10/15 Montréal, QC // Cinquième Salle de la Place des Arts
13/11/15 Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC // Théâtre Le Patriote
25/02/16 Gatineau, QC // Salle Jean-Despréz
09/03/16 Trois-Rivières, QC // Maison de la Culture de Trois-Rivières

Pierre Kwenders unveils a new music video for Sorry

Today, Pierre Kwenders releases a new music video for Sorry via OkayAfrica. The song is off his debut album Le Dernier Empereur Bantou, released last fall via Bonsound.

This lyric video draws a parallel between the beginning of his musical career and those of legends such as Tabu ley Rochereau, Franco Luambo Makiadi, TP OK Jazz and Sam Mangwana. Footage of these Congolese rumba pioneers were archived by simply filming a television screen. Pierre made sure to be a part of the whole creative process and teamed up with NOMAD to create this homage to the artists whose art greatly impacted African music.

He will be part of this year’s incredible Osheaga line-up on August 1st and will head to Europe in the fall. He is also working on a few shows in the United States.

Upcoming shows
28/07/15 Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC // Parc Valois
30/07/15 Chicoutimi, QC // Festival International des Rythmes du Monde
01/08/15 Montréal, QC // Osheaga
04/08/15 Gatineau, QC // Place de la Francophonie
07/08/15 Gaspé, QC // Festival Musique du Bout du Monde
14/08/15 Sherbrooke, QC // Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke
22/08/15 Victoriaville, QC // Fête de la diversité culturelle
29/08/15 Drummondville, QC // Festival de la Poutine de Drummondville
30/08/15 Toronto, ON // Camp Wavelength Festival
02/10/15 Nijmegen, NL // Felabration
03/10/15 Amsterdam, NL // Felabration
06/10/15 Maastricht, NL
09/10/15 Sannois, FR // EMB
10/10/15 Paris, FR // La Cigale
12/10/15 Paris, FR // La Fondation Cartier
14/10/15 Toulouse, FR // Les Curiosités du Bikini
15/10/15 Paris, FR // Le MaMA
22/10/15 Budapest, HU // WOMEX
29/10/15 Sorel-Tracy, QC // Marine Cabaret
07/11/15 Québec, QC // Le Cercle
14/11/15 Châteauguay, QC // Salle Jean Pierre Houde - Centre culturel Vanier
29/01/16 Trois-Rivières, QC // Centre Culturel Pauline-Julien

Ponctuation unveils a new music video for La réalité me suffit

After a stellar performance opening for METZ and The Black Lips at the Festival d’été de Québec, Ponctuation unveils their music video for La réalité me suffit. The song is off their latest album La réalité nous suffit, released this past April.

Co-written by Maxime Chiasson (Ponctuation’s drummer) and directed by Thomas B. Martin (who also designed the album cover), the video brings us into a cartoon universe in which a man, devastated by the death of a loved one, decides to undergo a drastic physical change.

You can still catch the band, headlining at Le Cercle tonight at 10pm, at the ongoing Festival d’été de Québec. Ponctuation will also be performing in Gatineau on July 18th, in Val-d’Or on July 23th within the FRIMAT, and in Béthanie on August 8th at the second edition of La Grosse Lanterne, before hoping over the Atlantic for a European tour.

Upcoming shows
12/07/15 Québec, QC // Théâtre Impérial (FEQ)
17/07/15 Québec, QC // Le Cercle (FEQ)
18/07/15 Gatineau, QC // Le Petit Chicago
23/07/15 Val d'Or, QC // Microbrasserie Le Prospecteur (FRIMAT)
08/08/15 Béthanie, QC // La Grosse Lanterne

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