The duo originally met at Barfly, a cozy watering hole regarded as a Montreal Bluegrass institution. They quickly became friends, then musical partners, and soon after started writing music together. And so Veranda was born.
Veranda is a collaboration between Catherine-Audrey Lachapelle and Léandre Joly-Pelletier. With their first EP recorded in early 2019, Veranda presents original songs that blend traditional and contemporary, simplicity and virtuosity. Their music is filled with sweet harmonies and soulful melodies. From high lonesome bluegrass to intimate folk ballads, the duo offers a fresh take on classic Country music. Imagine a place way out in the countryside, with Dolly Parton, Ralph Stanley and Emmylou Harris singing under the pines; that’s where Veranda calls home.