Karkwa Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1998–present
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Karkwa is a Canadian indie rock group from Montreal, Canada.Formed in 1998, the group consists of vocalist and guitarist Louis-Jean Cormier, keyboardist François Lafontaine, bass guitarist Martin Lamontagne, percussionist Julien Sagot and drummer Stéphane Bergeron.

After reaching the final stages of the Francouvertes contest in 2001, the band released its debut album, Le pensionnat des établis, in 2003. The album's single "Poisson cru" reached the top of Quebec's campus radio charts, and was named the best album of the year by two critics for Montreal's alternative weekly Voir.

The band's second album, Les tremblements s’immobilisent, won three Félix Awards in 2006. In 2007, they were featured, along with The Stills, The Besnard Lakes and Mahjor Bidet, on the bill of Quebec Scene, a concert in Ottawa sponsored by CBC Radio 3.

Their album, Le volume du vent, came out in 2008 and reached more mainstream success across Québec.In 2010, Karkwa released their latest album Les chemins de verre, which won them the 2010 Polaris Music Prize annually held in Canada.

Karkwa is opening for Arcade Fire for the second time on September 22 2011 for a free concert in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.karkwa.com

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Karkwa performs indie, indie rock, rock music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Karkwa for your event, Please Contact. Karkwa has more than 30.4K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Louis-Jean Cormier, Jean Leloup, Alex Nevsky, Vulgaires Machins, Ariane Moffatt, Pierre Lapointe, Les Trois Accords, Les soeurs Boulay . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Karkwa for an upcoming event.

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