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

Brian Gladstone web architect

Laura Hubert Band

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


Jeannie Reid (Music City North) ~booking agent Toronto, east Ontario, east coast tours

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.

Music City North, Jeannie Reid ~stager of indie shows & festivals & weekly open mic; booking agency

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

Relish ~live music 7 nights a week

SongTown ~Song publishing, concerts, compilation albums

Winterfolk Festival

Zest Radio Show on Twitter with host Zest ~”linking music to ears of the universe and beyond”


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

20 Thousand Days ~indie Rock featuring Paul Smith on keys

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 Pangman & Her Alleycatz also featuring Peter Hill on keys ~Swing Jazz

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

Beach Party Boys ~Beach Boys tribute featuring Fernando Curcione;

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

Brian Gladstone ~original Psychedelic Pholk

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

Brian Potts ~bass player with Midnight Jewel Rock/R&B band; more

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

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

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

Colonel Tom & The American Pour featuring Peter Hill on keys ~Country Honkytonk

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; 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  ~bass player for The Blues Miners; ~bass player for Full Bore Blues

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 60s Rock/Pop; 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

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

Full Bore Blues featuring Dave McManus on bass ~Blues band

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

George Baumann ~sax player, drummer for Blues, Jazz, R&B; sax player for The Blues Miners

George Pliakes ~Rock, Jazz-Rock singer, guitarist, emcee

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

I Will Be King ~tribute to David Bowie featuring Elana Harte

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

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 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

Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble featuring Wayne Neon Smith ~original & cover big band Jazz, Swing, showtunes

Nicola Vaughan ~open stage host, songwriter

One Shot Band featuring Rory Cummings ~Roots-Rock

Paint ~original Brit-Pop flavoured Rock

Paul Smith ~keyboard player for 20 Thousand Days; bass player for MBG jam host band

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

Redder featuring Michelle Deneault ~Rock/Top 40 covers

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

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 Blues Miners ~Blues featuring Dave McManus on bass & George Baumann on sax

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

The Kings ~iconic original CanRock band

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; member of Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble

Yeah Yeah Yeah featuring David Love ~Beatles covers