Video for “Ma Baleine” makes a splash

by Chris on December 3rd, 2020

There's now a beautiful little video for "Ma Baleine" floating out there. Made by the talented folks at Vienna Pitts, it's a moment of serenity in a choppy sea; a chance to take a breath and fill your lungs before you have to dive down again into your day. And it's a hit with the kids, too! https://youtu.be/3xR4T1XVqjE  

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My single - my first in French  - is out today. It's called, "Ma Baleine" (my whale) and it's a dreamy little creature from the deep. Check it out here.

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I'm so excited to share an exciting new collaboration project I'm doing with Daby Touré. Daby is a fellow singer-songwriter of Mauritanian-Senegalese background, who spent most of his life in Paris and now lives in my hometown of Montreal. We got together to write and record a collection of songs inspired by West African desert blues. The...
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I'm excited to let you know that I'll be playing a live-streamed show at The Wheel Club on Friday, Aug. 28th at 8pm EST with Mack MacKenzie as part of ARTSCAST Live Broadcast Series + Greenland Productions. Details for the event are on the Facebook Event and you can buy your tickets here:
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I'll be playing an hour-long online show on Facebook Live and YouTube this Sunday, May 17th at 5pm ET. Shoot your request to info@chrisvelan.com and I'll do my best to include them. See you there!    
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Starting tomorrow, March 29th at 3pm EST, I'll be playing live online shows every Sunday of April at 3pm EST on Instagram Live. Join in to watch and chat on my Instagram page. See you then!
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I'm excited to be participating in the 2020 Banff International Songwriting Residency for the month of March, along with an impressive array of Canadian songwriters. The idea is to keep cooking up songs for a new album in 2020/2021. Stay tuned!
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Chris plays an unplugged version of "All Time Record" for Red's Kitchen's Tapes. Audio capture by Jody Barratt Video capture by Philippe-Olivier Larochelle    
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