Patrick Denain & Miguel Biar

Photo Denain BiardA second generation traditional singer, Patrick made his first recording in 1981 and is the leader of 'Marée de Paradis', one of the most famous maritime groups in France.
Miguel belongs to a new generation of traditional singers and has established a fine reputation in a very short time.
Together they perform shanties and maritime songs from both High- and Low Normandy, the songs of Newfoundland fishermen of Fécamp and Granville, shanties from the whalers and clippers of Le Havre along with the songs of the fishers of Dieppe and Low Normandy.

They sing in festivals, museums : Musée des Terre-Neuvas de Fécamp, Bordées de
Cancale, Escale à Sète, Nuit des Musiques du Monde à Caen, Escale à Dunkerque, Calais... and abroad :
Workum, Enkhuizen and Terneuzen Maritime Festivals (NL), Chicago Maritime Festival
(USA), Harwich Shanty Festival (UK), Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival (UK), Rosses Point Maritime Festival (EIRE), Shannonside Winter Festival (Eire)