As part of the upcoming Festival du Voyageur, outstanding francophone singers, songwriters and bands are heading to Winnipeg for special recordings at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre in Saint Boniface between Feb. 15 and 19.

Radio-Canada's television series Pour un soir seulement (For one evening only) will be recording at the festival. Throughout 10 concerts, recorded in front of a live audience, the musicians will perform exclusive versions of their songs. 

This is the list of the pairings featuring francophone artists who will be performing together during Festival du Voyageur: 

– Forêt and Alexandre Désilets.
– Sarah Dugas and Daniel Lavoie.
– Laurence Hélie and Lennie Gallant.
– Keith Kouna and Benoit Paradis Trio.
– David Giguère and Jason Bajada.
– Mamselle Ruiz and Karim Diouf.
– Gros Mené and Sunny Duval.
– Marianne Trudel and Klô Pelgag.
– Vincent Vallières and David Marin.
– Anique Granger and David Myles.

Many of them are A Propos favourites and, this week, host Jim Corcoran features their music on the program. 

A Propos airs on Sunday at 4 p.m. (4:30 p.m. NT) on CBC Radio 2 and Saturday at 11 p.m. (6 p.m. AT, 6:30 p.m. NT) on CBC Radio One. 

posted by Sophie Laurent on Jan 24, 2014