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Sprung from their hugely successful podcast Canadianity, Taggart (that guy from that band) and Torrens (that guy from that show) share a collection of showbiz tales from the road and relatable everyday anecdotes, all wrapped up in a nostalgic fondness for this great country.
JEREMY TAGGART was the drummer of the Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace for 21 years. He has also worked with a number of other high-profile Canadian musicians including Tom Cochrane and Geddy Lee in addition to mentoring and doing production work with numerous younger bands like Arkells and Van Damsel.
JONATHAN TORRENS is best known to TV audiences as J-Roc the would-be rapper on Trailer Park Boys. He’s also appeared as a regular on Street Cents, Jonovision, The Joe Schmo Show and Mr. D in addition to guest appearances on This Hour has 22 Minutes, DeGrassi and Royal Canadian Air Farce.
Together, Jer and Jono form TAGGART & TORRENS the successful podcast duo, recently surpassing the 2 million downloads mark on iTunes and SoundCloud, The podcast and touring live show is a celebration of Canadian culture through a cocktail of fond reminiscences and ridiculous party games that get the audience playing and laughing along. Their book Canadianity: Tales from the True North Strong and Freezing is out October 17th, 2017 published by HarperCollins.