Just a few days before the beginning of their French tour, the Montreal-based trio Misc announces two extraordinary shows, taking place at Usine C in Montreal on February 23rd and at the Grand Théâtre de Québec on February 25th. These special performances mark the first anniversary of Partager l’ambulance, the trio’s sophomore record - currently nominated for Jazz Album of the Year at ADISQ Awards - released via Bonsound in February 2021.
Head over here to purchase tickets for "Partager l’ambulance, la totale" and see the list below for all of Misc’s tour dates.
The band, composed of Jérôme Beaulieu, Simon Pagé and William Arcand, invites you to discover the live version of their most recent album through a post-apocalyptic tableau imagined and conceived in collaboration with their outstanding creative team. Come and experience the show in person, as it was originally intended, with a breathtaking scenography and an immersive sound installation created especially for the occasion.
Upon its release, Partager l’ambulance received widespread critical acclaim both locally and internationally, attracting the attention of BBC Radio 6, France Musique, Uncut, Exclaim!, CBC Radio 3, Le Devoir and La Presse, to name a few. More recently, Misc took over the stage of the Montreal International Jazz Festival for a performance that was also broadcast on Qwest TV, a video platform specializing in jazz music and co-created by the renowned producer Quincy Jones.
Rooted in a time of uncertainty and a stormy social context, Partager l'ambulance is an audacious album that draws from a wide array of interesting references and varied sound aesthetics, to offer a music that is both complex and free of all restrictions. The young trio continues their exploration and increasingly blurs the boundaries between musical genres. In line with the jazz tradition through its vocabulary and the place of improvisation in its music, Misc is also inspired by the realms of pop, rock and electronic music. These influences translate into solid, catchy melodies and grooves, varied and unusual percussion, and the use of multiple samples and effects, accentuating the architectural nature of the compositions.
11/11/21 Montpellier, FR - Le Jam
12/11/21 Limoges, FR - L’Ambassade
14/11/21 Bain-de-Bretagne, FR - La Dépendance
16/11/21 Paris, FR - Le Duc des Lombards
19/11/21 Clichy-sous-Bois, FR - Espace 93
26/11/21 Baie-du-Febvre, QC - Théâtre Belcourt
27/11/21 Victoriaville, QC - Cabaret Guy-Aubert
01/12/21 Rimouski, QC - Salle Desjardins-Telus
02/12/21 Rivière-du-Loup, QC - Salle Alphonse-Desjardins
09/12/21 Montreal, QC - Quai 5160 - Maison de la culture de Verdun
10/12/21 Sherbrooke, QC - La Petite Boîte Noire
18/01/22 Drummondville, QC - Maison des arts Desjardins
03/02/22 St-Jérôme, QC - Théâtre Gilles-Vigneault
23/02/22 Montreal, QC - Usine C
25/02/22 Quebec City - Grand Théâtre de Québec