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Claude Méthé

Violoneux, chanteur, compositeur trad

Claude Méthé joue et chante la musique traditionnelle québécoise depuis 1974. Musicien autodidacte, il a fait sa marque comme violoneux et chanteur sur la scène trad québécoise. Il compte des années comme membre de groupes qui ont laissé leurs empreintes dans la renaissance de la musique traditionnelle au Québec : le Rêve du Diable, Manigance, Dentdelion, Ni Sarpe Ni Branche, Entourloupe et d’autres.

“La meilleure, et d’ailleurs la seule façon d’être fidèle à la tradition, c’est de l’inventer.”

Fiddler, singer, composer Claude Méthé has played traditional Québécois music since 1974. Self-taught, he has made a lasting mark as a fiddler and singer on Québec’s vibrant trad scene. During this time, he has been a member of numerous groups who have left their imprint on the renaissance of traditional music : Le Rêve du Diable, Manigance, Dentdelion, Ni Sarpe Ni Branche, Entourloupe and others.

“The best – in fact the only way – to be true to the tradition is to invent it yourself.”

Sur le calendrier

09 Mar 2018-
18 Mar 2018
Zigue MaIne residency / Lewiston, ME (US). School visits, fiddle and song workshops and collaborations, concerts. Contact Cindy Larock for info and additional bookings!
16 Mar 2018 Zigue Bowdoin House Concerts / Bowdoin, ME (US). 7-9:00 pm at the home of Pam Weeks. Reservations required – contact Pam at fiddlerpam@gmail.com or 207-666-3709 for complete information and directions.
21 Apr 2018-
26 Apr 2018
LATOQC – with David Greely Balfa Week / Ville Platte, LA (US). We’re off to camp with our good friend and LATOQC partner in crime David Greely (camp instructor) where we’ll be soaking up Cajun culture at the beginning of our Louisiana to Québec tour. Chicot State Park.
04 May 2018 LATOQC – with David Greely Prism Coffeehouse / Charlottesville, VA (US). Louisiana to Québec. Concert with David Greely, Claude Méthé, Dana Whittle. Click on the info button to learn more about the tour! Info
05 May 2018 LATOQC – with David Greely TBC / Workshop / Details to come, (US). Québec/Cajun fiddle, song, accompaniment workshops, Durham, NC. More info to come! Contact us if you’re interested. amour@zigue.ca.
06 May 2018 LATOQC – with David Greely House concert/Concert maison / Chapel Hill, NC (US). Louisiana to Québec. A special concert with David Greely, Claude Méthé, Dana Whittle. Info 919-810-0156.