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Album art by Jennifer Griffiths

Click the link below to purchase Tara Kannangara's Juno-nominated debut album

 "Some Version of the Truth"

 
 

Photography by Vanessa Paxton

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Photo by Alex Ordanis

SUMMER TOUR

JUNE/JULY - 2016

  • Friday, June 17th - Tara Kannangara Group, The Jazz Room, Waterloo ON, 8:30pm
  • Friday June 24th - Tara Kannangara Group, Guilt & Co, Vancouver BC, 9:30pm
  • Sunday June 26th - TD Edmonton Jazz Festival, Tara Kannangara Group, The Yardbird, Edmonton AB, 2:00pm
  • Saturday July 2nd - TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 10:00pm
  • Monday July 4th - TD Festival International de Montréal, Tara Kannangara Group Club Jazz Casino de Montréal à la place SNC-Lavalin, Montréal, QC, 7:00pm
  • Wednesday July 13th - TD Halifax Jazz Festival, Tara Kannangara Group, Main Stage, 2:30pm
  • Thursday July 14th - Allison Au Trio and Tara Kannangara Group, College Park, Toronto ON, 12:00pm

*All dates outside of Ontario graciously funded by The Canada Council for the Arts*

SUMMER TOUR DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

APRIL - 2016

  • Wednesday, Apr. 20th - The Massey Hall Big Band, The Rivoli, Toronto ON, 9:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr. 16th - Spring Thaw Jazz Concert, Beaches Presbyterian Church, Toronto ON, 8:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr. 2nd - Jazz YYC Presents: The Juno All Stars, Lolita's Lounge, Calgary AB, 9:30pm

MARCH - 2016

  • Thursday, March 31st - The Juno Jazz Quintet, The Banff Centre -The Club, Banff AB, 9:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 15th - The Massey Hall Big Band, The Rivoli, Toronto ON, 9:00pm

FEBRUARY - 2016

  • Monday, Feb 29th - ONLINE VIDEO RELEASE
  • Friday, Feb 19th - LONG WINTER w. Kyle Brenders, The Great Hall, Toronto ON
  • Tuesday, Feb 2 - JAB Quintet, The Tranzac, Toronto ON, 10:00pm

NOVEMBER - 2015

TARA KANNANGARA - SOME VERSION OF THE TRUTH - CD RELEASE/WEST COAST TOUR - Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts

  • Thursday, Oct 29 - The Tara Kannangara Group, Avalanche Bar, Courtenay BC, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov 1st - Recording and video shoot (closed to public), The Space Studios, Vancouver BC
  • Monday, Nov 2 - The Tara Kannangara Group, Guilt & Co, Vancouver BC, 9:30pm
  • Tuesday, Nov 3 - The Tara Kannangara Group, Capilano University Clinic, Vancouver BC, 11:30am
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4th - The Tara Kannangara Group, G.W. Graham Secondary School Clinic, Chilliwack BC
  • Thursday, Nov 5 - The Tara Kannangara Group, Salmon Arm Jazz Club, Salmon Arm BC, 7:00pm
  • Friday, Nov 6 - The Tara Kannangara Group, Yardbird Suite, Edmonton AB, 8:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov 14 - The Tara Kannangara Group - CD RELEASE SHOW, Burdock Music Hall, Toronto ON, 9:00pm
  • Sunday, Nov, 29 - The Tara Kannangara Group - Casa Del Popolo, Montreal QC

* All dates outside Ontario, graciously funded by the Canada Council for the Arts*

OCTOBER - 2015

  • Friday, Oct 2 - The Julian AB Quintet, Array SpaceToronto ON
  • Thursday, Oct 15 - Massey Hall Big Band, pre-concert workshop, Elgin Theatre, Toronto ON
  • Friday, Oct 26 - Massey Hall Big Band, Mayor's Arts Ball, Toronto ON
  • Sunday, Oct 4 - The Julian AB Quintet, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 9:30pm

SEPTEMBER - 2015

  • Saturday, Sept 12 - Elizabeth Shepherd, All-Canadian Jazz Port Hope Festival, Port-Hope ON
  • Thursday, Sept 24 - The Mack Longpre Group, Burdock Music Hall, Toronto ON
  • Friday, Sept 25 - OFFICIAL ONLINE RELEASE -SOME VERSION OF THE TRUTH- 

AUGUST -2015

  • Sunday, Aug 2 - The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Aug 9 - The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Aug 15 - The Tara Kannangara Group TD Markham Jazz Festival, Markham ON
  • Sunday, Aug 16 - The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Aug 23 - The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 7:00pm
  • Monday, Aug 24 - The Julian AB Quintet, The Emmet Ray, Toronto ON, 9:00pm
  • Thursday, Aug 27 - Bry Webb w. Massey Hall Band, Massey Hall, Toronto ON, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
  • Friday, Aug 28 - Emilie-Claire Barlow, Massey Hall, Toronto ON, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
  • Sunday, Aug 30 - The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 7:00pm

JULY -2015

  • Friday, July 3 - Elizabeth Shepherd, TD Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, Montreal QC
  • Saturday, July 11 - Elizabeth Shepherd, SunFest, TD Sunfest, London ON
  • Sunday, July 12 - Elizabeth Shepherd, SunFest, TD Sunfest, London ON
  • Saturday, July 25 - Grace TO, Beaches Jazz Fest, Toronto ON

JUNE -2015

  • Monday, June 8 - Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Elliot Hughes, Bohemian Caverns, Washington DC, 8pm
  • Tuesday, June 9 - BIG OL,' The Jazz Gallery, New York, NY
  • Wednesday, June 10 - BIG OL,' An Die Musik, Baltimore 
  • Thursday, June 11 - DC Jazz Festival, BIG OL,' The Atlas, Washington DC
  • Monday, June 22 - Annette Studios Jam - Julian Anderson-Bowes, Annette Studios, Toronto ON
  • Monday, June 29 - Annette Studios Jam - Julian Anderson-Bowes, Annette Studios, Toronto ON
  • Friday, June 26 - TD Toronto Jazz Festival, The Tara Kannangara Group, The REX Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, Toronto ON, 5:30pm