Woodkid

MTELUS
59 Ste. Catherine St. East
Rythmes

in collaboration with Noovo.ca, CKOI 96,9,
Virgin Radio 96, Nightlife.ca

Le Festival international de Jazz de Montréal closely follows the new measures put in place by Quebec government regarding events in the province. Due to COVID-19 concerns, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Woodkid’s shows originally scheduled to take place on December 13 and 14, 2020 at MTELUS will be rescheduled to June 27 and 28, 2021 in the same venue (MTELUS).  We take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials. Ticket holders are invited to keep their tickets as they will be honoured on the new date. 

Ticket holders are invited to keep their tickets. They will be honoured for the new date.

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Stepping out from behind the camera, Yoann Lemoine became one of the few music video directors to embark on a recording career of his own, with a number of releases under the guise of Woodkid. His debut album as Woodkid, The Golden Age, arrived in March 2013. The album received largely enthusiastic reviews, and fared well commercially, rising to number two on the French album charts, and going Top Ten in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland. The young creative went on tour to support the album, with a groundbreaking performance at London’s Brixton Academy alongside the BBC Orchestra. 2014 started off well for Woodkid, with his having been invited to perform and partake in a discussion about the New York minimalist movement with Philip Glass at the Museum of Modern Art of Saint Etienne. Later that year he won the award for Best Stage Performer at the Les Victoires de la Musique. He returned in 2016, having collaborated with German pianist Nils Frahm on a soundtrack for French photographer JR’s short film Ellis. During July of 2016, he delivered another highly innovative performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival, which featured a whole host of guests including Son Lux and Guillaume Brière.

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