The episode opens with the musical trio Pickachune and their infectious toe- tapping music featuring fiddle, button accordeon, guitar and bouzouki. They play at Restaurant Les Fougères where you will meet the long time, avid supporters of local arts, owners Jen and Charlie Part and their renowned chef Yannick La Salle.
Outaouais Live! is a 12-part, English-language, arts magazine format series to be filmed at various locations throughout the Outaouais. It will showcase musicians, artists of various practice, galleries, and cultural and performance spaces, all with a somewhat uptown vibe. An episode highlights one musical act, which will open and close the show – in between, the viewer is introduced to visual or other artists, in their home studios, a gallery, or another cultural space.
Originally from The Pas, Manitoba and now residing in Wakefield, QC, Claire is a guitar slinger, singer/songwriter and composer. She’s just finished her second full length album of original songwriting being produced and engineered by Aaron Goldstein at Baldwin St Sound Studios in Toronto to be released later this year. During the last three years in addition to performing she has been a live sound engineer as well as composing, engineering, and producing a studio musical comedy recording with comedian Jen Grant. Visit ClaireBestland.com for more