|Origin||Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada|
La Chicane is a Canadian francophone rock band formed in 1993 in Val-d'Or. They performed at the 2003 Toronto Rocks SARS benefit concert. Their sound is described as "jazz-rock" or "lounge rock". They were regular performers in Quebec for a decade prior to the 2003 benefit concert. The band records for DKD Disques.
Past and present members
- Dany Bédar, bassist (founding-2001, left for solo career)
- Martin Bédar, drummer and Dany Bedar's brother
- Daniel 'Boom' Desjardins, vocalist (founding-2004, left for solo career)
- Matt Laurent, guitarist and lead singer (2008–present)
- Christian Legault, guitarist (founding-present)
- Éric Lemieux, keyboardist (founding-present)
- Éric Maheu, bassist (2001–2004)
- Alain Villeneuve, guitarist (1994–2000)
Awards and recognition
- 2000: Juno Awards, winner for Best Selling Francophone Album (En Catimini), nominee for Best Group
- 2002: Juno Awards, nominee for Best Selling Francophone Album (Disparu)
- 2004: Juno Awards, nominee for Group of the Year
- 1999: En Catimini
- 2000: Disparu
- 2003: Ent' nous autres
- 2006: La Chicane: 1998-2006 (Best Of)
- 2009: La Chicane
- Greenaway, Kathryn (30 July 2003). "It's not only rock 'n' roll in Toronto: Montrealers join Woodstock-like pilgrimage to SARS relief concert headlined by Stones". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- Roberts, Sam (31 July 2003). "How the bands measured up on The Globe's lip-o-meter". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). Retrieved 20 July 2013.
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