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Basso Blues Room ~gourmet wood-oven pizza & full dinner, Blues every Friday night

Brian Gladstone web architect

Laura Hubert Band

Mary Elizabeth Armstrong ~professional photographer

Southside Johnny’s



Actors Fund Of Canada

Bullseye Records (Bullseye Records of Canada Inc.) recording company run by Jaimie Vernon featuring iconic Can-Con artits

Canadian Roots Radio

Carol Cain ~photo-journalist

Concrete City Records ~independent recording label ~live music 7 nights a week


Lazy Cat Cafe

Michel & Barbara’s House Concerts -house concert shows for various artists

momondays ~networking/storytelling/live music motivational events in Toronto, Guelph, Aurora, Barrie, Kitchener-Waterloo and elsewhere.

Red Door Studios ~recording studio in Toronto’s Beaches area

Relish ~live music 7 nights a week

SongTown ~Song publishing, concerts, compilation albums

The Feathers

Winterfolk Festival


MusicLynk Magazine (for GTA outlying areas)

Canada InTune Magazine

Songkick -Toronto Concerts page

Indie 88.1 ~indie radio station


1867 Band featuring Benny Rave ~Rock/Blues covers

Against The Wind~Bob Seger tribute featuring Amanda Rose [which see] and Josh Gordon [which see]

Al Reilly’s Catalyst ~classic Rock covers & originals

Alana Truda Edwards ~singer/leader for Confidential Sources ~R&B/Rock band aka CS Eye

Alex Radeff ~songwriter, Pop Rock band leader of Donkey [which see]

Amanda Rose ~singer / Amanda Rose Band ~Pop Rock / MINT ~classic Rock/Pop / winehouseandturner ~Amy Winehouse & Tina Turner tribute; Against The Wind~Bob Seger tribute

Arie Papenick ~leader/guitarist for High Court County ~outlaw Country

BACA featuring Elana Harte ~acoustic power trio

BackTrack Band featuring Marty Zatzman ~Motown. R & B, Top 40, Reggae and Rock

Bear [deceased] ~R&B/Blues/Rock

Beautiful Salt featuring Elana Harte ~Folk Rock duo

Benny Rave ~drummer, singer, leader of 1867 Band [which see]

Best of Both Worlds ~Van Halen tribute featuring singer James Alcock [which see]

Big Tobacco & The Pickers featuring Anne Werbitsky ~original Country

Bill Heffernan / Bill Heffernan’s Homeland Security Band ~rowdy Roots songwriter and host

Blazers [see The Blazers]

Boris Buhot / United Truce ~indie Grunge-Pop Rock

Brady/Basset ~acoustic Pop duo Shawn Brady [which see] & the late Hervé Basset [which see]

Brian Gladstone ~original Psychedelic Pholk

Brian Jantzi ~original Roots & local indie coversBrian Jantzi & The Lost Mariachis ~Roots-Rock originals & covers

Bryan Van Dusen ~soul Rap poet; album on cd baby

Carmen Toth (formerly aka Social Potion) ~original Pop/Rock & covers Pop Rock

Cocked and Loaded ~Hard Rock/Funk featuring vocals by James Alcock [which see]

Confidential Sources ~R&B/Rock featuring singer Alana Truda Edwards [which see]

Cousin Molly (Laura Thomas) ~children’s entertainer

Dan Dimock ~acoustic Pop rock covers & originals

Darlene Lucas ~singer with the late Glen George Miller “Pirates of The Highway”

Darlene Sacks ~handpan drummer/percussionist

Darrell McNeill ~Rock/Pop~guitarist/singer with The David Love Band; ~melodic 60s Pop; Rock guitarist with Fifteen Stone ~Rock covers band

Dave Girdlestone / Soul Funkshun / Kimberley Wetmore Band ~guitarist

Dave McManus Junction City All-Stars ~bassist, jam host & former member of Seadog

David Hayes ~Classical guitarist & songwriter; proprietor & engineer at Red Door Studios

David Hines/ Hearts Desire ~acoustic duo with Lynette Fairweather; The Last Forgiveness ~slightly unhinged acoustic Pop trio

David Love ~singer, guitarist, bass player: David Love Band also featuring Darrell McNeill ~melodic classic Rock / performer with Classic Albums Live troupe / member of Yeah Yeah Yeah ~Beatles covers / 1/2 of Love & LeBlanc ~acoustic Pop duo;

David Macmichael / The Danger Bees ~original alt-Pop

David McLachlan ~Folk songwriter on

David Shilman ~host of Lazy Cat Café open stage; guitarist/singer

David Storey ~original Folk/Roots

Ditch Horses [see The Ditch Horses]

Doc Higgins ~socially conscious Roots songwriter

Donkey featuring Alex Radeff ~Pop Rock and further

Drew Winters ~original Pop Rock

Ed Roth ~accordion for various genres and bands including Mediterranean Stars (eclectic European/Middle Eastern Jazz/klemzer Folk) and Whores Truly (Cajun Blues/Pop)

Elana Harte ~songwriter;  singer/guitarist with Stiletto Flats ~retro & classic Rock; host of “M Factor Redux” songwriters showcase Thursdays @ Eton House; with Stiletto Flats & guest as I Will Be King ~tribute to David Bowie; member of BACA ~acoustic power trio; member of Beautiful Salt ~Folk-Rock duo; half of Harte & Mazur acoustic duo; member of Ricochet ~80s Rock/Top 40; co-organizer for Birdseye Festival Oct 21-22 supporting bladder cancer research; host of bi-weekly M-Factor Indie Music Showcase series at Linsmore Tavern.

Elevation featuring Shawn Brady ~U2 tribute

Felix & The Cats featuring Robert Pelletier ~original Roots-Rock

Fernando Curcione (The Riverdale Kid) ~original Pop Rock/New Country; singer with Beach Party Boys ~Beach Boys tribute; singer with Jersey Seasons ~4 Seasons/60s doo-wop tribute

Fifteen Stone featuring Darrell McNeill ~Rock covers band

Frank Wilks / Frank Wilks & Freedom Express ~Pop Rock songwriter; solo Pop Rock originals and covers; multi-instrumental accompanist; jam host

Gary 17 ~singer-songwriter, emcee, open stage host

Glen Hornblast ~original Folk

Harpin’ Norm Lucien ~songwriter and harp accompanist

Hell N Back featuring James Alcock ~AC/DC tribute

Herb Dale ~original Country

High Court County featuring Arie Papernick ~outlaw Country  ~Facebook page

HOTCHA! ~original Countrified Folk

Howard Gladstone ~original Folk

James Alcock ~Rock singer / Rockin’ A Hard Place ~classic Rock; singer for Best of Both Worlds ~Van Halen tribute; singer for Rock Gods ~tribute to 80s metal; singer for Cocked and Loaded ~Hard Rock/Funk; singer for Hell N Back ~AC/DC tribute

James Green ~Rock guitarist/leader of The James Green Electric band

Jody H. Ferrer ~alt-Pop songwriter; band: Jody & The Friendzone

Josh Gordon ~Blues-Rock guitarist, singer in Josh Gordon Band; member of Against The Wind~Bob Seger tribute; member of The Blazers [which see]

Julian Fauth ~Juno-winning Blues originals

Julian Taylor / Julian Taylor Band ~original & cover contemporary Pop Rock

Junction City All-Stars, The ~Blues/Rock

Just Janis ~tribute to Janis Joplin featuring Rick Anderson on keys

Kayt Lucas ~songwriter, leader of Kayt and the Hard Folks ~Hard Folk originals

Keith Danby ~guitarist for Screamin’ Evil Blues Band

Kevin Jollimore ~songwriter [see Sin City Boys]; actor

Kings [see The Kings]

Laura Hubert -power Jazz Pop with punch!

Laura Thomas ~Rootsy acoustic Pop covers & originals [see also Cousin Molly]

Lenka Lichtenberg & Fray ~original Worldbeat Fusion Jazz

Little Peter and the Elegants ~50s/60s harmony Rock ‘n Roll 8-piece

Lynda Covello ~Jazz-Pop singer

Lynn Harrison ~Folk singer-songwriter

Maggie & Mr. Rogers featuring Scott Rogers ~eclectic Jazz/Folk duo / Facebook page

Marinol Nation featuring Eli Martin ~original alt-Rock

Mark Sepic ~inventive multi-instrumentalist and mental instrument inventor

Mark Yan ~acoustic Pop songwriter & covers artist; member of Mark Yan/Barry Mulcahy acoustic Pop duo

Max Brand / The Fabulous Max Brand Band ~Rockabilly/Blues singer & bandleader

Max Layton ~songwriter & poet; Facebook page

Michael Bär ~Roots-Pop songwriter

Michael Keys ~boogie woogie Blues/Pop pianoman; member of Ronnie Russell & The Corvairs ~vintage Rock ‘n’ Pop

Michael Laderoute ~award-winning Folk songwriter

Michel Neray ~singer/songwriter with Double Espresso (reso-uke/uke-bass with jump Blues, Soul, Pop covers & originals; house concerts host; professional speaker;  and host of momondays Toronto [which also see under Friends of Toronto Moon category]

Michelle Deneault / Redder ~classic Rock / Taunted By Girls ~eclectic 50s/60s chart toppers

MINT featuring Amanda Rose ~classic Rock/Pop

Nicola Vaughan ~open stage host, songwriter

Paint ~original Brit-Pop flavoured Rock

Pete Otis / DéjaBlues Band ~songwriter, SongTown impresario & music promoter

Peter Guy ~guitarist/singer for Rockhouse

Peter Hill ~Jazz/Blues keyboardist & songwriter; keys with Laura Hubert Band ~Pop Jazz with punch; keys with Colonel Tom and the American Pour ~original Honky Tonk; keys with Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats ~Swing Jazz/Blues; Tuesdays with Lisa Particelli’s Girls Night Out singers’ jam

Peter Mathieson ~original Roots Pop

Plaza Ratz feat. Kevin Huckell ~classic Rock

Rob MacArthur ~karaoke host; guitarist-singer with Too Drunk To Fish Band ~Country; music promoter

Rob Minderman ~songwriter; multi-instrumentalist; vintage Pop covers

Robbie Rox ~original punk-Pop

Rock Gods featuring James Alcock ~tribute to 80s metal [Facebook page]

Rockin’ A Hard Place featuring James Alcock ~classic Rock

Robert Pelletier songwriter & guitarist/leader of Felix & The Cats ~original Roots-Rock; host ABC Songwriters Circle ~Tuesdays in the round at Amsterdam

Robin Peacocke ~songwriter

Rockhouse featuring Peter Guy ~original & cover Rock ‘n’ Roll

Roger Zuraw ~original Adult Contemporary

Rory Cummings ~Country Pop songwriter & covers; Rory Cummings Band; (RCB on Facebook); The One Shot Band featuring Rory Cummings ~Folk, Rock and Roots

Scott Rogers ~1/2 of Maggie & Mr. Rogers Folk/Jazz duo

Screamin’ Evil Blues Band ~rockin’ Blues/Blues-Rock featuring Keith Danby

Sebastian Agnello ~original Protest songwriter; Country/Rock guitarist & songwriter

Shawn Brady ~Pop Rock covers & originals; Elevation ~U2 tribute; EyePod Shuffle ~party dance Rock; Shawn Brady and The Northern Sons -original Pop Rock; 1/2 of Brady/Basset duo with Hervé Basset ~acoustic Pop Rock

Signe Miranda ~Pop songwriter; music coach; author; Signe Miranda’s Veranda ~original Roots-Pop; proprietor of Concrete City Records; creator/host of Song Creation Workshop series

Sin City Boys featuring Kevin Jollimore ~original Tex Mex Rock/cover Pop Rock

Soul Funkshun feat. Dave Girdlestone ~Soul/Funk

Soul Mates Band featuring Sue Martin ~Pop Rock party covers

Steve Raiken ~original Roots

Stiletto Flats featuring Elana Harte [which see] ~retro & classic Rock

Sue Martin -singer -see Whatever Sticks

Susie Grooves & Company ~classic Rock

Taunted By Girls featuring Michelle Deneault [ which also see]

Ted Rusk/The Great Canadian Swampstompers ~original Rock/Blues

The Blazers ~fiery Blues Rock

The Great Canadian Swampstompers featuring Ted Rusk ~original Rock/Blues

The Kings ~iconic original CanRock band

The One Shot Band featuring Rory Cummings ~Roots-Rock

Tommy Rocker singer & jam host with Tommy Rocker Band ~classic Rock;

Tony Quarrington ~Jazz/Roots songwriter/guitar & vocal accompanist & arranger

Wayne Neon Smith ~Rock ‘n’ Roll; leader, Wayne Neon and the Amazing Tubular Orchestra band; member of monthly Gordon’s Acoustic Living Room monthly jam orchestra

Yeah Yeah Yeah featuring David Love ~Beatles covers