Quebecois trio Genticorum will tour the United States and Canada to present their new album tiled Nagez Rameurs (“Pull Together, Paddlers!”).
Band members include Yann Falquet on guitar, jew’s harps, vocal; Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand on wooden flute, bass, fiddle, Vocal; and Pascal Gemme on foot percussion, fiddle, vocal.
Genticorum’s second album, Malins Plaisirs, released in Canada in 2005, won in the Best Ensemble category at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. The trio’s third album, La Bibournoise, was released in Canada in April 2008 to critical acclaim. This work builds on Genticorum’s trademark sound, combining rollicking interpretations of Quebec folk songs with original instrumentals written in the traditional style.
Tickets for Genticorum at the Iron Horse in Northampton on June 15th at 7PM are available at NBO, 413-586-8686 and online at IHEG.com