August 19th, 2012
TORONTO SEPT 6
292 Brunswick Ave (off Bloor)
WINDSOR SEPT 7
Limbs of the Stars (featuring members of Fond of Tigers)
w/What Seas, What Shores
LONDON SEPT 8
w/the Riderless and You’ll Never Get To Heaven
OTTAWA SEPT 9
Pressed (750 Gladstone Ave)
MONTREAL SEPT 10
La Sala Rossa
4848 Boulvard Saint-Laurent
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VANCOUVER OCt 1
opening for THE DIRTY THREE
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June 2nd, 2012
We’re heading out to the Maritimes for a couple of shows in July, including The Atlantic Jazz Festival!
Check back for more details.
March 15th, 2012
Here’s a podcast by the good people at Newbsradio. It starts and ends with Wilco, and goes a few places in between, including Fond of Tigers, Mats Gustafsson, Drip Audio, etc. Features a casual little guest spot by Fond of Tigers’ Stephen Lyons.
February 25th, 2012
Sorry for the lapse in communication. Some updates to come, but in the meantime, HERE’S A VIDEO FOR SOHEB, off of Continent & Western. Big thanks to Colin Garcia for making the video!
July 21st, 2011
Looking forward to playing in Sackville, New Brunswick on JULY 30th for SAPPYFEST! Details about the festival HERE
Other artists include Sandro Perri, who appears on our album Continent & Western, and Drip Audio labelmates No More Shapes (Calgary). Oh, and lots of other great artists!
June 3rd, 2011
Looking forward to playing the Vancouver International Jazz Festival on Saturday, July 2nd at Venue. Opening the night (at 8pm sharp) is COLIN STETSON, who recently put out a truly remarkable album on Constellation Records.
>>>UPDATE: COLIN WILL ALSO BE PLAYING WITH US FOR PART OF OUR SET>>>>>LOOKING FORWARD TO IT!>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Coastal Jazz, the people behind the Jazz Festival, have set up a will-call ticket line for this show, so that you can get your tickets through them directly, not pay any service charges, and just show up at the venue known as Venue and you’ll be on the will-call. The phone number for Coastal is 604 872 5200.
Some more info about the show here
May 10th, 2011
We recently won a JUNO for Instrumental Album of the Year. Here’s a picture of 5/7ths of us in one of the Juno holding cells after receiving the award.
Photo courtesy of CARAS/iPhoto Inc.
February 3rd, 2011
Just announced! We’ve
been nominated for WON Instrumental Album of the Year for CONTINENT & WESTERN at this year’s JUNOS! This is the most exciting news since we were awarded “Best Continent & Western Album of 2010″, and slpl got to meet Kenny Rogers!
January 18th, 2011
JUST ANNOUNCED: FOND OF TIGERS IS PLEASED TO BE PART OF THE FIRST SIGNALFEST, PUT ON BY CBC’s THE SIGNAL with DRIP AUDIO, FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY OWEN PALLETT (aka Final Fantasy), BRASSTRONAUT, AND EIGHT DIFFERENT DRIP AUDIO ARTISTS! FOND OF TIGERS PLAYS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5th.
DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE
September 24th, 2010
Plenty of great reviews coming in for the new album.Here are a few:
Killed in Cars very in-depth review
Foxy Digitalis “twisted, gifted fun”
Exclaim! “What I Play” Feature “embrace the beast”
Textura review “Fond of Tigers appears hard-wired to be its own unique and challenging self rather than a contrivance more palatable to the masses“
Vancouver Sun ‘both instantly accessible and completely out of this world’
Georgia Straight ‘beautifully sprawling’
NOW Toronto ‘masterful’
Vancouver Province ‘Grade: A’
July 22nd, 2010
We’re releasing our third album on September 21, 2010! In addition to the regular seven members, it also features guests Mats Gustafsson and Sandro Perri, and was recorded in an underground chamber made entirely of cork, held together with wombat saliva.
We will be on tour in mid-Eastern Canada from September 15th til 25th.
Sept 15th – Casa Del Popolo – Montreal, QC w/Marathon
Sept 16th – Ebar – Guelph, ON w/Born Ruffians
Sept 17th – FM Lounge – Windsor, ON w/What Seas, What Shores
Sept 18th – LOLA Festival – Main Stage, Victoria Park – London, ON
Sept 21st – Casbah – Hamilton, ON
Sept 24th – The Garrison - Toronto, ON w/Minotaurs
Above photo from our July 3rd, 2010 Commodore show. Photo by Craig Sinclair.
June 10th, 2010
We’ll be playing with the wonderful Deerhoof on Saturday, July 3rd at the Commodore, as part of the 2010 Vancouver International Jazz Fest.
Some info here
November 13th, 2009
We’re really looking forward to playing this festival on Friday, November 20th at the Railway Club in Vancouver. Excellent bands and more over the two days, with proceeds going to The Food Bank and The Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter (raffle prizes generously donated by Sled Island Music Festival, Red Cat Records, Drip Audio, and more).