Join Brooklyn Contra for an evening of amazing fiddle music from two of Quebec’s most talented traditional musicians, Nicolas Babineau and Alexis Chartrand. $15 cover charge at the door.
Nicolas Babineau (modern fiddle, acoustic guitar) and Alexis Chartrand (baroque violin, foot percussion and electronics) offer a captivating dive into Québec’s musical traditions. Inspired by a century of irresistible dance and fiddle music, they reveal the beautiful intricacy of Québécois traditional melodies.
Babineau/Chartrand’s uniquely sensitive and intimate approach brings together modern fiddling and baroque violin, bridging the gap between the old and the new. They have performed throughout Québec and Canada, have shared their folklore with audiences in the United States and Sweden, and have produced two album (Gigues à 2 faces, 2017, and un beau ptit son, 2019).
Their work is supported by Centre des Musiciens du Monde and the Montreal Arts Council.