Yves Lambert Trio


Led by charismatic singer and accordionist Yves Lambert, a founding member of La Bottine Souriante and one of the most important players in the renaissance of traditional Québécois music, Lambert, Tommy Gauthier (fiddle, feet, bouzouki), and Olivier Rondeau (guitars),

Tipsy 3

New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Québec

We welcome a vibrant meeting of musical talents in this all-gal trio of musicians (accordion, fiddle, piano and dance) just waiting to share their passion for the traditional music of Québec, Acadie, Ireland, Scotland, Ontario and the

Cristian De La Luna


Singer-songwriter and human rights activist Cristian de la Luna and his band perform vibrant Colombian music melded with Caribbean rhythms, funk and pop. It’s also shaped by his experience of exile from his homeland, adaptation to a new country,

Roger Dallaire, Daniel Gervais and Jeremiah McDade


Roger Dallaire calls himself a musical “trad’badour” because for him, tradition is not only about what has happened in the past. Proud of his French-Canadian cultural heritage, this musician, storyteller, ventriloquist, dancer, puppeteer, and folklorist lives tradition every day,

Le Flo Franco


Plural identity. Multicoloured music with no boundaries. LeFLOFRANCO (or simply: FLO) is a Franco-Ontarian rapper of Haitian origin whose hip hop ventures towards the pop and electro, as well as to the sounds of the Caribbean. Wrapped in an


Manitoba/New Brunswick

Beauséjour is the story of two remarkable and accomplished talents from different parts of the country joining forces in the middle to create something special. From east to west, from Acadia to the Prairies, they share the sound


British Columbia

Considered one of Vancouver's finest Celtic bands, the four talented musicians of Blackthorn deliver an broad repertoire of music rooted in the musical traditions of Scotland and Ireland as well as the folk music of English and French

Isabelle la Wonderful


Isabelle la Wonderful is funny, personable and dynamic – known wherever she goes as a crowd pleaser. She has more than a few tricks up her sleeve. Magician, clown, balloon artist, face painter, stand-up comedian, she does it all!

Madame Diva

British Columbia

With her costumes, accessories, puppets and tunes, Madame Diva (also known as Jocelyne Baribeau) always delivers the wow! A recipient of the prestigious Parents’ Choice Award (US), she has brought her fun and fabulous show across Canada, to

Griottes Polyglottes

British Columbia

On this International Women’s Day, come and discover:

Joannie Gill from the Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation in Quebec, who has lived in Vancouver with her family since April 2018. She became a cultural consultant to create bridges between the

Wanda Jemly

British Columbia/Camaroon

Wanda Jemly is a wonderful storyteller and author of Cameroonian origin who spent most of her life in Switzerland and is now based in Vancouver. Through performing on a variety of stages on three continents, and through her

Roving Performers

Frenchie The Clown

Frenchie has been entertaining kids of all ages for more than 20 years. He is delighted to be back at the Festival du Bois. Born in Montréal, he now hails from Vancouver, where he has worked as