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TorontoMoon.ca 151204Fr Shows for Friday, December 04, 2015

151204Fr Friday, December 04, 2015

SHOW LISTINGS for Friday, December 04, 2015: Listings are organized by area in which the shows occur and within each area field shows are listed chronologically. Listings preceded by an asterisk (*) are repeating weekly events. (Double asterisk indicates repeating event with different hosts/guest/etc.). Admission prices followed by a slash and minus (/-) after the…

Acoustic goodness on east Danforth tonight | TorontoMoon.ca 151201

151201Tu Tuesday, December 01, 2015

\ TO EAST \ A thoughtful songwriter of sometimes poignant and other times delightfully light-hearted songs, Steve Raiken is a highly gifted acoustic guitar player whose fingers, as I’ve previously mentioned, can weave a mesmerizing spell on audiences. He’s a perfect fit for —and regular participant at— the bi-weekly Tuesday open stages held by the…

TorontoMoon.ca 151106Fr Shows for Friday, November 06, 2015

151106Fr Friday, November 06, 2015

After years of attending jams (like the Sunday night one at Southside Johnny’s in Etobicoke, where this pic was taken in 2011) Susie Grooves nowadays has a new Rock/R&B band together and tonight they are featured at Oscar’s Roadhouse in Brampton copy of the ad included in listings.   Has it really been two over…

TorontoMoon.ca 150909We Shows for Wednesday, September 09, 2015

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SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Listings are organized by area in which the shows occur and within each area field shows are listed chronologically. Listings preceded by an asterisk (*) are repeating weekly events. (Double asterisk indicates repeating event with different hosts/guest/etc.) Admission prices followed by a slash and minus (/-) after the…

TTC now accepting applications for busking licenses

Every year the TTC holds auditions in August at the CNE for buskers who want to get licenses to perform in subway stations. Applications are now open. Here’s some info from the TTC about how to apply. Interested performers can apply to audition, and if selected, will be allowed to perform in 25 subway stations.…

Musical Legacies Online Museum project launched by Gary 17 and TorontoMoon.ca

Click to donate at GOFUNDME.com or email therealgary17@gmail.com

    I need the music community’s support for this new project: SHORT DESCRIPTION: A campaign to establish the Musical Legacies Online Museum website archive of articles, photos, music, etc. memorializing and celebrating the lives of deceased performers on the Greater Toronto Area music scene. About the Musical Legacies Online Museum project: A disagreeable but…

The Vault is now Open! / for subscribers only

The Vault is open

We’re unlocking the archives vault –for subscribers only! Another new feature for our loyal subscribers: access to memories via scanned copies of pages of Toronto Moon when it was in hard-copy as well as pages from the Moon’s precursor publications by Gary 17, to-nite and The Open Season. Plus access to never-before-published photos shot by…

Stolen Drum Kit Alert

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The equipment described below and pictured in the accompanying photo, was stolen from David Love, of the David Love Band, within the past 24 hours. Please be on the lookout for it and contact me via the magazine or David through the link to his website immediately if you think you’ve spotted some or all…

EDITORIAL: Lame social media promo reflects lazy attitude

Often when I approach people about advertising in Toronto Moon I get a response like: “Oh, we’ve got a Facebook page and a website and we do all our promotions on those.” I also hear similar variants from musicians who claim to be promoting their gigs and who think they don’t need the extra buzz…