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  • Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz Presents
    Robert Charlebois
 en Concert
    Avec Tambour ni Trompette 

    Featuring the Legendary Robert Charlebois
    Monday, March 24, 2014
    In Los Angeles

    Accompanied by 3 Musicians – Daniel Lacoste (Guitar), Dominique Lanoie
    (Guitar / Bass) & Steve Gagné (Drums)

    LOS ANGELES, CA – March 4, 2014 – Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK), the performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, is pleased to present Robert Charlebois en Concert Avec Tambour ni Trompette on Monday, March 24, 2014. The legendary Robert Charlebois, an author, composer, musician, performer and actor from Quebec, is an important figure in French music. He is known for songs with funny lyrics, often relying upon plays on words. The performance starts at 7:30pm and will take place at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, 10361 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90064 (310-286-0553). Admission is $50 for premium, $40 for adults, and $30 for students. Tickets can be purchased here. A no host bar will be available. This event is made possible with the help of the General Delegation of QuébecAnnie Bélanger, and the Consulate General of Canada. See more on TRK’s event page here. For information about Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, please visit www.theatreraymondkabbaz.com.

    Accompanying Charlebois’ unique voice in this one-of-a-kind event will be three bards – Daniel Lacoste (guitar), Dominique Lanoie(guitar / bass), and Steve Gagné (drums) – and over 40 instruments. The audience will be treated to new as well as old Charlebois songs. Unforgettable classics such as “Lindberg,” “Je Reviendrai à Montréal,” “Ordinaire,” “Vivre en ce Pays,” “J’t’aime Comme un Fou,” “Les Talons Hauts,” and more will join other tricks Charlebois has up his sleeve.

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    Robert Charlebois –
    An author, composer, musician, performer, and actor from Quebec, Robert Charlebois has become an essential pop figure over the course of his 50-year career, throughout the French-speaking world. Among his best-known songs are “Lindberg” and “Je Reviendrai à Montréal.” One of the most enduring figures in Quebec rock history, Charlebois started as a poetic folk singer, shocked Quebec by next turning to an extreme psychedelic rocker, came back to a singer-songwriter credo, then evolved over time into an adult pop rock star. In celebrating his 50-year career anniversary, the busy 69-years-young Charlebois filled 2013 with European tours, an unforgettable tribute show at the Francofolies de Montréal Festival, a tour of Quebec, and a role in the film Gabrielle.

    During his extremes in the late ‘60s, he was known for scandalous anti-shows where he would scream, swear, and wear outrageous costumes onstage. Charlebois’ lyrics, often written in Joual (Quebec French), are funny, relying upon plays on words. He was among the first artists to introduce irony in Québécois songs, using rock, blues and country melodies.

    Over the years, Charlebois has received numerous awards and distinctions. Honors include the Prix de l’Académie Charles-Cros, a Gold Medal at the Olympiades de la Chanson, the Prix de la Ville de Paris, the Médaille de Vermeil de l’Académie Française, and the Governor General of Canada’s Performing Arts Award. The ADISQ (the Quebec recording industry academy) awarded Charlebois a Félix Hommage in 1993 for his career (the equivalent of a Lifetime Achievement Grammy). Charlebois also acted in a few television series early in his career and, as a businessman, revolutionized the world of Quebec microbreweries with his company Unibroue (makers of beers La Maudite and La Fin du Monde) in the ‘90s. 

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    Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz – 

    Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) is a non-profit institution dedicated to the promotion of art and culture in the West Los Angeles area. This 220-seat theater welcomes multidisciplinary and multicultural shows. TRK’s mission is to be an open window on French and international cultures and to inspire and sustain a lifelong appreciation for the arts.

    Links – 
    • Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz – http://www.theatreraymondkabbaz.com
    • Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz Event Page – http://www.theatreraymondkabbaz.com/2013/04/15/robert-charlebois-dans-avec-tambour-ni-trompette
    • Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Theatre-Raymond- Kabbaz/43864706321
    • Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/284496975037003

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    For more information, photos, to schedule an interview, or to request complimentary tickets, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201 or lynn@greengalactic.com.

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