Antoine Dufour (Born in l'Epiphanie, Québec) is a French-Canadian acoustic guitarist currently signed to CandyRat Records. Dufour started playing guitar at the age of 15. He went on to study at the CEGEP in Joliette, where he listened to the music of Leo Kottke, Don Ross, and Michael Hedges at the behest of his teacher.
Since then, he has gone on to place second at the 2005 Canadian Guitar Festival's Fingerstyle Guitar Championship and first place in the 2006 competition. He also placed third at the 2006 International Finger Style Guitar Championship in Winfield, Kansas.
Dufour has released three CDs to date, Naissance, Development and most recently, Existence in early February 2008. He has garnered a sizable fanbase through YouTube with live performances of his songs cut in the same studio as fellow guitarist Andy McKee, amongst other CandyRat performers.
His most popular video is a cover of "Jerry's Breakdown" performed with Tommy Gauthier, using a single guitar between the two.Dufour works on the side as a guitar instructor.
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