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Hailing from the continent of North America the members of Quel Dommage draw from a wide spectrum of musical influences.
Drummer and Canadian expatriate Ray Smith is native to the town of Shawinigan,from the Trois-Rivieres region of Quebec. He is Steeped in a robust family tradition of bluegrass and French -Canadian folk music. Over the years, he has refined his
playing style to include elements of Country, Rock & Roll and Blues. His ability to fuse these elements with his roots has resulted in the unique sound that is Quel Dommage.
Guitarist Dave Blanchette is from the North Eastern region of the United States.
He grew up in a French-Canadian community in Maine. Expanding upon a family ritual of Gospel and traditional Country music, he coaxes his instrument into playing along with the emotion- incarnate that is Quel Dommage.