Combining tradition with contemporary flair, this “power – trad” trio showcase the very best that traditional Québécois music has to offer.
In an explosion of fiddle, accordion, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki and foot percussion, De Temps Antan propel folk to a whole new level, with nonstop jigs, reels and foot – tapping songs. For Folk fans, those looking for a festive atmosphere, as well as lovers of francophone music “…there is no better group to apply this magical tonic than the Québécois power trio known as De Temps Antan” – University of Dayton Arts Series, USA.
In 16 years, De Temps Antan has performed over 1000 concerts in 18 countries (North America, Europe, Russia, Malaysia), produced four critically acclaimed albums (Traditional Album of the Year in 2014 (Ce monde ici-bas) & 2018 (Notre album SOLO) at ADISQ, nominations for the Canadian Folk Music Awards etc.) and appeared at several important showcases including APAP 21, Folk Unlocked 21, RIDEAU 2019, FOLK ALLIANCE 2019, BABEL MED, WOMEX and the PAY.
Made up of multi – instrumentalists Pierre – Luc Dupuis, Éric Beaudry and David Boulanger, this trio of virtuosos propels traditional music to a higher level with their fifth album Pesant, which was released in September 2021. De Temps Antan notably presents covers of hits Weighing by Paul Piché and Sur l’perron popularized by Dominique Michel.