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RECAP OF 2005…
Lot’s of good things in 2005… We released our EP, La Rouge, which is our first official release as a trio. We are really happy with it and the reception it has gotten so far. Also, we played more shows in more places than we ever had, and in doing so, we got to meet lots of wonderful bands and lots of wonderful people which has been really great. And towards the end of the year we signed a publishing deal with Third Side Music, who have a great team. Also, we recently started working with Steven from Paquin
Entertainment who will be booking us shows in Canada. So, 2005 was definitely a good year for us. We hope it was as good for you!

BIG PLANS FOR 2006!
Basically, world domination! And to achieve that, more shows, and the recording of our first full length record as a trio! We plan on recording during the whole month of August in the country.

If you have a cottage that we can rent, let us know!
Here’s a couple of shows we have planned: Feb. 18th, Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield, Québec, Ottawa region. $7 at the door March 4th, Sala Rossa with Laura Barrett, Montréal, Québec $10, tickets now on sale at your favorite Montréal record shops.

Check out the Multimedia section for new mp3’s of Fly Stuff (a La Rouge B-side), a very different mix of La Rouge (both mixed by John Philipps) and some new pictures (by Philippe Charbonneau). Oh, and we now have a myspace account.

UPCOMING SHOWS
November 13 th , Sherbrooke, Granada Theatre, with Bell Orchestre
November 14 th , Québec, Le Kashmir, with Bell Orchestre
November 23 rd , Ebar, Guelph, with Burn Rome in a Dream
November 24 th , K-W, UW Gradhouse, with Bocce and London Apartments
November 25 th , Hamilton, Casbah, with Fat Cats
November 26 th , Toronto, The Boat, with Hylozoists

»16.10.05
HALLOWEEN SHOWS!
Friday October 28th in Ottawa at Zaphod’s with J’envoie and Akisakila, 8pm, 7$ Saturday October 29th in Montreal at the Bread Factory with People for Audio and Special Guests. Come Costumed! 9pm, 6$, beer and liquor available at the show. The Bread Factory is located at 617 St-Remi #304, Place St-Henri Metro, for directions, click here

»25.09.05
POP MONTREAL
Torngat will be performing again this year for the Pop Montreal music festival. We are playing on Saturday October 1st at Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent) as a part of the Mandatory Moustache local showcase. The show
is pay-what-you-can (0-5$) and is between 6pm and 10pm.

9:00pm Torngat
8:00pm Plants and Animals (www.plantsandanimals.ca)
7:00pm Pawa Up First (www.pawaupfirst.com)
6:00pm Winged Head Above Water (no web site, I think)

»08.03.05
EAST COAST SHOWS
Torngat will play in Moncton NB. at the Théâtre de l’Escaouette for the SSNAP Festival on August 11. It will be a night of great music with folk singer Joe Grass and the Acadian group Les Paiens. On the 13 th of August the band will play at the Tap Room in Fredericton with Joe Grass.

July 9th, Ottawa, at Irene’s Pub with As the Poets Affirm

Our next show in Montreal will be Tuesday June 14th at Le Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent) with Plants and Animals and The White Noise Ensemble. This show is a part of the Mandatory Moustache local series.
8:30, 5$

JUSQU’AUX OREILLES FESTIVAL
On August 21 st , Torngat will play at the Jusqu’aux oreilles Festival (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!) held at Christ Church Cathedral, 635 St-Catherine West (McGill metro) in downtown Montreal. It’s the first time this contemporary music festival has a band on its lineup. It is an all ages show, at 7:30 pm, with a $5 suggested contribution. A big thanks to Patti Schmidt and Scott Tresham.
»06.16.05
ONTARIO, MINI-TOUR FOR THE MINI ALBUM
June 22nd, St-Catharines, at the Merchant Ale House with Pay Dirt
June 23rd, Guelph, at the Ebar with Picastro
June 24th, Brantford, at the Fordplant with Anglers Arms and more…
June 25th, Toronto, at the Music Gallery with Final Fantasy
June 26th, Hamilton, at the Casbah with Anglers Arms and more…

»05.02.05

CD LAUNCH
Our EP is done! We will be releasing La Rouge Saturday May 21st at O Patro Vys (356 Mont-Royal East). Special guests The 6 Cats Horn Trio will open the evening at 9pm followed by yours truly!
10$ for the show. 15$ for the show and a record.
MINI-TOUR FOR THE MINI ALBUM
June 4th, Québec, at the Galerie Rouje with Patrick Watson
June 22nd, St-Catharines, at the Merchant Ale House with Pay Dirt
June 23rd, Guelph, at the Ebar with Picastro
June 24th, Brantford, at the Fordplant with Anglers Arms and more…
June 25th, Toronto, at the Music Gallery with Final Fantasy
June 26th, Hamilton, at the Casbah with Anglers Arms and more…
»01.06.05

MIXING
We are done recording our EP and now we’re busy with mixing. We are really excited and we hope you can get your hands on the recording this Spring at our cd launch party.

Check out our new pictures in the audio/visual section!
»11.23.04

NEW CD!

We will be spending a week (Nov. 24th – Nov. 30th) recording our new EP in a barn in the Eastern Townships. This will be the first studio recording of torngat without Sylvain! We hope it will be done by the new year and released by Spring 2005. If you have any ideas for labels,
please le us know! torngat@hotmail.com

BÉATRICE-DESLOGES
We spent the day Friday November 19th with the wonderful students of Béatrice-Desloges in Orléans (Ottawa region). We played our earliest show ever at 9:30am and animated a musical improvisation workshop in the afternoon. It was a pleasure for us to spend the day with such great young musicians that were filled with so much potential. We hope they had as much fun as we did!

LE TROQUET

Thanks to all who made it out to Le Troquet for our first show in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. We had a blast playing for you and we hope to come back soon!
»11.11.04

TORNGAT AND BOTO LIVE IN HULL
torngat and BOTO will play their first show in the Ottawa region, come and rock out with us at
the Troquet!

Saturday November 20th 2004
9pm, $5 at the door
41 rue Laval,
Hull, Qc.
»11.02.04

LIVE AT O PATRO VYS
torngat will open up the night for The Squarewaves at O Patro Vys this Friday.

Friday November 5th 2004
9pm, $7 at the door
356 ave. du Mont-Royal E.
»10.20.04

HALLOWEEN PARTY
Come and celebrate Halloween with torngat and People for Audio at the Bread Factory. Wear a costume, listen to music, eat pumpkins and bread!

Saturday October 30th 2004
9pm, $6 at the door

BACK AT THE RIVOLI
We played again at the Rivoli in Toronto for Memphis’ cd release party…it was great!
(10/29/04)
»09.18.04

POP MONTREAL
torngat will be performing for the Pop Montreal festival Thursday September 30th.

Main Hall, 5390 St-Laurent

9:30 Zombi
10:15 torngat
11:15 Sevens Project/Moment Factory (live soundtrack/mixed film and visuals)

$6 advance / $8 doors tickets available

LIVE CD!!!
torngat will also be releasing their new live cd at the Pop Montreal show (recorded live at the bread factory June 5th).
»08.8.04

SUMMER BREAK!
Our last show of the summer was lots of fun. Thanks to all the courageous people who came out despite the crazy rain and heat… Our small Toronto/Guelph tour went great (it was our first time out of town!). Lot’s of people clapped, we sold a few records and we made a bunch of new friends! All this thanks to Owen and les mouches who were simply FANTASTIC live!

We will be taking the month of August off. After our vacation, we will be performing September 30th for PopMontreal with Sevens Project and planning for our recording session in november…

Enjoy the rest of the summer!
»07.24.04

BREAD FACTORY IV torngat will be performing with Plants and Animals at the Bread Factory.
9pm, 6$ at the door. click here for a map.
»07.07.04

MINI TOUR DATES – TORONTO/GUELPH/EDEN MILLS
torngat will be hitting Canada’s big apple this Thursday with a 3 gig mini tour. Here are the dates and times:

Thursday July 8th @ The Rivoli, Toronto
PICASTRO
GLISSANDRO 70
TORNGAT
special guest JOHN WAYNER
9pm, 6$

Friday July 9th @ Ed Video, Guelph
LES MOUCHES
TORNGAT
BAHAI CASSETTE
9pm, ?$

Saturday July 10th @ Tantramar Farm, Eden Mills
TORNGAT with several other bands including FINAL FANTASY
all day, 10$

TORNGAT LIVE AT CAFE L’UTOPIK
torngat will be performing at Café L’Utopik (formely known as Café Ludik) Saturday July 3rd at 9pm. 552 Ste-Catherine E. Montréal OPENING ACT: RUST
»05.19.04

TORNGAT AND PEOPLE FOR AUDIO
torngat will be performing with People for Audio at Cafe Silencio (3645 Notre-Dame in St-Henri, Linonel-Groulx metro) on Friday June 18th. This will be torngat’s first full performance as a trio outside of the bread factory, and People for Audio’s first performance in Montreal since moving here from their native BC! The show starts at 9pm and is 6bucks.

BREAD FACTORY III
torngat will be playing another show at the Bread Factory. This time with BareFoot from Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The show will be held on June 5, starts at 9pm and is 6$ at the door.
Click here for a map.

TORNGAT AND ANNE O’CONNELL
What do torngat and Anne O’Connell have in common? Come and check out torngat with Sylvain Delisle (on bass) for Anne’s cd release party. torngat and Sylvain are featured on Anne’s cd as the backing band. The show/party is on friday May 21st, starts at 8pm and will be held at El Salon (4388 St-Laurent).

TORNGAT IN SWITZERLAND!
Online swiss radio DBC (dbc-radio.net) will be broadcasting a show with a section highlighting torngat. The show will air on Tuesday March 23rd at 3:30pm (9:30pm French time).

TORNGAT LIVE WITH JEAN DEROME
Torngat will be performing live with Jean Derome at the Va-et-Vient (3706 Notre Dame west). The show starts at 9pm and is 5$.
»12.07.03

TORNGAT LIVE AT THE BREAD FACTORY
click here.
»10.29.03

10 WEEKS ON CISM
Torngat has now been on CISM’s (89.3fm) top 40 chart for 10 consecutive weeks. Thanks to all the DJs and to all our listeners. www.cism.qc.ca
»10.09.03

TORNGAT LIVE AT SALA ROSA
New Groove form Torngat’s new album appears on Sang9, a compilation distributed by Dame/Ambiances Magnétiques. There will be a festival at Sala Rosa to launch this compilation. Torngat will play on Thursday November 13th 2003, preceeded by Mélanie Auclair, Bobok, Dickie’s Nodan L. and Malarafe. For more information.

TORNGAT MUSIC ONLINE!

You can now download 3 tracks from the Torngat album. Please see the recordings section.
»07.27.03

TORNGAT LIVE
The last summer show for Torngat will be held at Sergent Recruteur, Saturday August 2nd at 9pm. The show is free and will feature some brand new songs…

RADIO INTERVIEW
Torngat will be live on the air for an interview with the kind people from “un triolet parmi tant d’autres”, an urban music show on CISM (89.3fm), Thursday July 31st at 10pm.
» 07.03.03

Sorry about the lack of updates, we have been busy recuperating our energy since our cd launch
party!

UPCOMING SHOWS
Torngat will be performing 2 electric shows in Montreal this summer.Torngat and guests (to be confirmed) live at Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent) July 11th 9pm . Torngat live at Sergeant Recruteur (4650 St-Laurent) August 2nd 9pm

In the meantime, Torngat is playing acoustic (accordion, double bass, horn, melodica and percussion) in the old port (mostly on nights when there are fireworks).

TORNGAT IN RECORD SHOPS!
You can now find the Torngat cd in the racks of a few independent Montreal record stores. Cheap Thrills, CD Esoterik, Les Anges Vagabond and L’Oblique are each selling our records for us.

DOWNLOADABLE MUSIC TO COME
You will soon be able to download a few tracks from our album. Plus we will be putting some goodies that aren’t on the record (live and unreleased tracks and studio jams!) for you to
enjoy.

TORNGAT MEETS JEAN VANIER AND L’ARCHE
Torngat is proud to have participated at the Jean Vanier “Workers for Peace” retreat in Ottawa the weekend of June 27th – 29th by playing a show at their Saturday night party. Jean Vanier is the founder of L’Arche – a non-profit organisation that has communities around the world which welcome developmentally disabled adults and kids into their homes.

Thanks to every one of you who was able to come to our launch party. We were very pleased to see so many of you there.

Please send us any comments, suggestions, complaints regarding anything (your favorite bar you would like Torngat to play in, what you like best/don’t like about our music or a specific show, what you think of our web site, our cd’s or our posters…but no comments about our shoes, please) at torngat@hotmail.com. We would love to hear what you think.
» 05.27.03

Une version française de torngat.ca est à venir. Veuillez patientez svp.

» 05.27.03

We have finally finished our first album! It is 100% independant, produced exclusively by torngat, mixed by torngat with our good friend Erick Jarry, mastered by Erick Jarry, with artwork by Philippe Charbonneau (Mathieu’s brother).

We would be thrilled if you could make it to our cd launch party which will be held at Quai des Brumes (4481 St-Denis, corner of Mont-Royal) Wednesday June 4th, 9pm. There is a 3$ cover charge but it’s free if you buy the cd.

The cd’s will NOT be available at your local record shop as they are independantly produced. However, if you can’t make it to the launch but you would still like a record, send us an email at torngat@hotmail.com and include your address, we will send out your copies after the lauch (you pay the shipping upon arrival).

OR you can just come to our next show and pick up a copy (no shipping cost!).

we thank you for your continuing support hope to see you at the party!
torngat

» 05.26.03

Torngat.ca has been officialy launched! Check back soon for new features and more updates.

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