New Moon Folk Club, Edmonton
Kat Zel will be opening with award winning guest guitarist David Jay this evening. They have created a soul filled musical experience for those who appreciate alternative folk meets Spanish classical guitar. You will be enthralled and delighted. As opener: local singer Kat Zel has been delivering catchy songs, relatable lyrics and great musicianship. Her vocals are raw and edgy - perhaps best described as Sass Jordan meets Melissa Etheridge with sprinklings of a young Deborah Harry. All while Dave's guitar playing is
Following this terrific opening act Le Vent Du Nord - an award winning and highly acclaimed band from Quebec. Their progressive francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while infusing their hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences.
Since its inception in 2002, Le Vent du Nord has enjoyed meteoric success, performing in 5 continents and racking up several prestigious awards, including a Grand Prix du Disque Charles Cros, two Junos, a Canadian Folk Music Award, and “Artist of the Year” at the North American Folk Alliance Annual Gala.
They’ve collaborated and performed with a diverse range of artists including: Harry Manx, Dervish, and The Chieftains.
“Exceptionally skilled, exceptionally experienced, and exceptionally entertaining.” – SING OUT!