On January 19, the 23rd edition of the Prix Opus took place at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. It is with great happiness that Ayrad received the Opus award in the category «Concert of the year in world music» for the show Zoubida at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, on July 5, 2019. Watch their interview with Marc Hervieux.
Congratulations to the nominees in the same category; Huu Bac Quintet and Solawa.
* Ayrad thanks the CQM and the Montreal International Jazz Festival for this distinction.
Special mentions for Ayrad over the past year
This recognition is in addition to the band’s nomination at the CFMA in the category of the «World Group of the year», that will take place in April 2020.
The album Zoubida was also nominated at at ADISQ and for the JUNO Awards for the category «World Music Album of the Year».