Thurs., Oct 30, 8 PM
The Quebecois Roots Band, Raz-de-marée (Tidal Wave) with guest stepdancer, Benoit Bourque to perform at Vanderbilt at the Alumni Hall Ballroom on Thurs, Oct 30, 2008 at 8 PM.

Raz-de-Maree - a quartet of four dynamic musicians from Quebec - brings to the stage a celebration of traditional Québécois music with effervescent step dancing, songs, stories and instrumentals on fiddle, accordion, mandolin, bass, and percussion. They will be joined by stepdancer, singer and musician, Benoit Bourque, who performed with Le Vent du Nord at Vanderbilt in 2006.

Admission is free and open to the public. Songs will be in French, but the concert will be in English. In addition to hearing great Quebecois music and seeing spectacular step dancing by Benoit Bourque, audience members will also have an opportunity to do some simple Quebecois dances.

For more information, contact the Department of French and Italian: 322-6900 or Professor Susan Kevra (susan.kevra at


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