Qristina and Quinn Bachand to play North Saanich’s Celtic Vespers

St. Patrick’s concert on Sunday, March 18

Qristina and Quinn Bachand. (www.qbachand.com)

NORTH SAANICH — The internationally acclaimed brother-sister duo of Qristina and Quinn Bachand has garnered a mantle-packing collection of awards and recognition thrusting them to the top of the international Celtic music world.

The pair are set to perform at Celtic Vespers’ St. Patrick’s concert on Sunday, March 18 in the North Saanich neighbourhood of Deep Cove.

Undoubtedly two of the most outstanding young musicians to emerge from Canada’s West Coast, Qristina and Quinn Bachand have a musical bond that only siblings can share. With a musical connection reminiscent of other Canadian family groups such as Leahy, The Barra MacNeils and The Rankins, audiences everywhere are quickly falling in love with Qristina and Quinn. Versatile and sublimely gifted at creating music that is fresh, exciting and fun; they can make a simple tune take on completely new dimensions.

Qristina Bachand is a consummate performer, captivating her audiences with energetic and spirited performances which showcase her fiddling and vocal talents. Her contagious energy and love of Folk and Celtic music is always at the forefront.

Quinn Bachand, with his diverse musical talents and a bottomless pool of creativity, is recognized as the “Young Lion” of the Celtic guitar (Daniel Lapp) and “Canada’s top Celtic guitarist”. (Ashley MacIsaac)

The Celtic Vespers service begins at 7 p.m. March 18 at St. John’s United Church (10990 West Saanich Rd.) across from Deep Cove School.

There is no admission charge and an offering will be taken. For further information, please call Eve at 250-656-5273 or email her at eve.kerr@telus.net.

— Submitted by Eve Kerr/Celtic Vespers

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