SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, March 19, 2017
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ON AIR / ONLINE
Midnight to midnight: Epidemic Music Group’s Longest Concert Guinness World Record Attempt @ Earl of Whitchurch, Stouffville & online live on YouTube 24 hours a day till 7pm April 2. For artist lineup see listings in 905 North. Also on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhKpU3Qq-Bk
*3-5am> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat of Fri show, also runs Wednesdays 6-8am)
*6, 7, 10 & 11am; 5 & 7 pm> “Sunday Morning Soul” with Johnny Max @ www.sundaymorningsoul.com ~Blues
9am> “The Hoose Radio Show” Wee Dan Hoose @ http://www.bluesandrootsradio.com/ ~ artist interviews and tracks
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11am-2pm> Gypsy Live Band for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St.
*11am-2> The Mercenaries @ Drake One Fifty, 150 York St. ~retro Rock/Soul
12am-2pm> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~piano Jazz; $5
noon-3> Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
12:30> Toque Trad French Canadian Music Session @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
2> Jason Howard @ Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. W. ~classical; $25
3-5> Alaniaris @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
3> Michael O’Grady & James McKiel @ Fynn’s of Temple Bar, 489 King St. W. ~Celtic; 0$
3:30-6:30> Dr. Nick & The Roller Coasters @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Blues; $
*4-7> Michael Brennan @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~East Coast Rock/Blues Roots
4> Jon Foster Group @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave.
4:30> Valentina Cuden & Sarah Westbrook for Sunnbrook’s Gord Downie Fund fundraiser @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~Classical soprano & piano; $20/pwyc
*4:30-8> New Orleans Connection All Stars & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
5> Monk’s Music @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
5-9> Pretzel Logic @ Seven44, 744 Mount Pleasant Road ~Steely Dan tribute; $
6-7:30> Tracy Michailidis @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10/pwyc
*6-9> open mic with Eddy Culjak @ Fox & Fiddle Wellesley, 27 Wellesley St.
*7-1> Freefall Sundays open stage (2 songs each -signup @ 7 or pre-sign online) @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta St.
7> open mic @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St.
7-9:30> Bossa Trio @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Bossa Nova Jazz; $
7-11:30> Maureen Kennedy Trio @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
*7-10> Brooke Blackburn @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues/Jazz/R&B
7> Hey Violet; Jessarae @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
7:30> Diane Roblin @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
8> Arthur Renwick for Soozapalooza showcase followed by jam @ Schlangrillah, 648 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $10-20 suggested, byof/b
*8> jam/open mic with backline & host band Meg and the Scene @ The Antler Room, 146 Front St. W.
*8> open mic with Kyle @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
*8-12> The Honour Roll with REMY trio @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~freestyle Hip Hop; 0$
8> The Doublecuts @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
8-10> Sarah Hiltz @ Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave. ~songwriter
8:30-10> Daniel Abrahamson @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10/pwyc
9> Myra Maines; Garbie Goyle; The Gary’s @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. TO ~indie; $
9:30> Aimee Butcher Quintet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*10> Horshack feat. Chris Caddell @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Bluesy contemporary & classic Rock
10> Makeshift Island @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> New Grease Revival @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
**10> Blues jam with Bill Hedefine & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
416 – TORONTO EAST
11am-2pm> JP Quartet for Jazz brunch @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
11-2> Celtic Sun @ The Ceili Cottage, 1301 Queen St. E. ~Celtic
**2-5> Ailsa McCreary & Adrean Farrugia @ Morgan’s, 1282 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
2-5> The O’Mortley’s @ Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave. ~Irish/Celtic-Rock/old-time
*3-6> open mic with Nicola Vaughan @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave.
4> Helen Stewart @ Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam with William A. Miller’s Black Bear All-Stars @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive
4:30-8:30> jam with The Two Fours @ The Peppery Cat, 1953 Queen St. E.
6> Enter Shikari @ The Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~contemporary original; $26.50
7-11> Sam Taylor & The East End Love @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave ~original & cover Blues; 0$
2> James Clark; Craig Robertson @ Village Vinyl Emporium Café, 2925 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~songwriters
4-8> BG Rhythm Section featuring Gary Kendall + guests Sugar Brown & Rockin’ Johnny Burgin @ Blue Goose Tavern, 1 Blue Goose Rd. ~Blues/R&B
5-9> The Sunday Sinners featuring Michael Theodore @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~classic Soul; $
*10-2> jam with Rebecca Matiesen & Phoenix @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*2-6> Dan Walek hosts acoustic jam @ Norm’s Place, 3439 St. Clair Ave. E.
*6-10> jam with Ron McLeod & Supernatural @ Tara Inn, 2365 Kingston Rd.
*7-11> open jam with host Gtar Live @ McGradie’s, 2167 Victoria Park Ave.
416 – TORONTO WEST
**11-2> live Jazz brunch @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
11-1:30> Jorge Maza & Pancho Galván @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Latin Jazz brunch
*noon-3> Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
* noon-3> The Cosmotones @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Bluegrass
3> Andrew Collins Trio; Phantasmagoria Quartet @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $18
3> eclectic jam with Roy Buchan @ Roy’s Room, 2111 Dundas St. W.
**5-8> John Borra & Sam Ferrara w. guest @ The Communist’s Daughter, 1149 Dundas St. W. ~Country
5-8> Adam Shier & Ivan Rosenberg @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~old-time Country Roots banjo/clawhammer duo
5-8> Jeff Taylor and the SLT @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6> Alex Lakusta/Josh Smiley/John Nicholson @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz trio; pwyc
6> Kevin Foster @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~one-man band
6> Alina Libkind; Brandon Brown; B&B; ElceeTheArtist; Gee; Jevy; K. Higgins; MighLoe; Nick Achilles; Nick The Great; Rick Balboa; Renee The Voice; Strictly Farm; Stead Chillen Gang @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie
7> Rezonance Baroque Ensemble performs “Fantasia 1700” @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~classical; $25
7> Another Bloody Folk Club @ Yellow Griffin Pub, 2202 Bloor St. W. ~traditional English Folk
8:30> Caled Borsboom Quintet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
9-1> Zim Zum @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Alan Zemaitis Trio @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~R&B organ trio
*10> The Mercenaries @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~retro Rock/Soul; $10
1> songwriters showcase @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo
*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge
4> Mike McDonald hosts jam with guest Steve Grisbrook @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ~
9> Campfire Session hosted by Mark Rodford & Greg Denton @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
*9-1> jam @ Ivy Arms Pub, 201 Main Street E., Milton
9:30> Romeo Sex Fighter @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W. Waterloo
*10-2> open mic with Nathan Coles @ Jimmy Jazz, 52 Macdonnell St., Guelph
3> Brian Haddellsey @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
9> Mobina Galore; Muddy Hack; The Corporate Life @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St., W., Peterborough ~indie
*3-6> Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering ~acoustic Blues/Rock
*3:30-7:30> Jon McCann & JD Bass host jam @ West Shore, 893 Bayly Ave., Pickering
4> Bruce Gorrie & Paul @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
6-10> open jam with Juggernaut @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax
7-10:30> Julian Taylor Band @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~original Rock/Funk/Soul/Dance
*8> Gibran & Matt “Smokey” Wildfong @ Harwood Blues, 7 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~Blues
*10> Another Round @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
12:01am-midnight and all day Sunday and beyond till April 2> Epidemic Music Group Guinness World Record Attempt with various acts for 24 hours @ Earl of Whitchurch, 6204 Main Street, Stouffville:
Day 2, benefitting ArtsCan Circle featuring
6AM DAVE AHARA
7AM RUSSELL JACKSON-WYATT
8AM NORTHERN LATITUDE
9AM GLENN MARAIS
10AM SAFE AS HOUSES
11AM RAIMEE STEVENS AND JIM PORTER
12PM SOR – ADULT PROGRAM SHOWCASE
1PM CROWN LANDS
5PM ADRIENE VERSCHUREN/KEVIN KER
6PM RUSTIN FALCONER
7PM KYLE WALLACE
8PM Before the Flood
9PM SOR – STUDENT SHOWCASE
10PM HOMICIDE VENTURA
Day 3, benefitting Steffi G with:
12AM KEITH SINCLAIR
1AM JEFF DORAN
2AM CHRIS MAPILI
3AM KIM & CURTIS
4AM SPECIAL GUEST
5AM John McGouran
6AM CURSE THE WITCH
7AM WILLIN’ AND ABEL
8AM KNUCKLEHEAD JR.
9AM KEVIN ZARNETT
**Noon> Nate Douglas & guest @ Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
**1-3> Joe & Frank with guest performer @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jackson’s Point ~Jazz
*1:30-4:30> Blaine Burnie, Mark Thackway & friends @ Coach House Pub, 3 Felcher Boulevard, Stouffville ~acoustic Roots
*3-7> Daniel Davies Band hosts jam @ C.J. Barley’s, 213 The Queensway S., Keswick
*5> open mic with Crosstown Band @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown
*5:30-9:30> open jam with host band Faces For Radio & guest @ Crown and Anchor Pub, 389 Main St. N., Brampton
*6-9:30> The Andy Earle Trio @ Big Daddy’s Newmarket, 446 Davis Drive, Newmarket ~Blues
*8> acoustic open mic with Kat Vhonda @ Wild Wing Newmarket, 340 Eagle Street, Newmarket
2-6> Bay City Blues Band & guest Brant Parker @ Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Drive, Hamilton ~Blues; $7
*3> Brother Tom Finochio hosts kitchen party jam @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton
*4> Red Alert; The Strike; La Gachette; The Fallout; Barbed Wire Brace @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~Punk; $10
*4> open mic with Neon Moon @ Moose Lodge, 1860 Barton St., Hamilton
4:30-7:30> Mary Simon @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
*7> open mic @ The Wee Dram, 1831 Main St. W., Hamilton
7> Heather Feather; Good Apollo; Our Father Star @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~indie; $10
*7-11> open Country jam with Robert Tyler @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
*7:30-11:30> open jam hosted by Troy Harmer & The Persuaders @ The Brown Barrel, 1515 Upper Ottawa St., Hamilton
9-12> Adam Ostrosser & guest @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
*10> open mic with Kim Koren @ West End Pub, 151 Emerson St., Hamilton
2-6> Tracey Gallant @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Blues/R&B/Jazz
?*2> open mic with John & Sheila Ludgate @ The Queen’s Head, 400 Brant St., Burlington
3-7> Port Credit Revival @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~$5
*3-6> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
3:30> James Anthony @ Abbey Arms, 481 North Service Rd., Oakville ~Blues
4-7> Glenn Groves @ The Purple Heather, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington ~Country
*4:30-8> Chuck Jackson’s All Stars @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues
**5:30-8:30> The Stew @ Mulligan’s, 2458 Dundas St. W., Mississauga ~R&B/Rock
6-11:30> Screamin’ Evil Band + 4 more @ Boston Manor, 4460 Fairview Ave., Burlington ~indie; $10
**7-11> The Nomads @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock
8> Folk Music Night open stage with Tom Miller @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville
*8> open mic night with house band featuring Mike Shotton, Tim & Dave Johns @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
9-1> After Funk @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Funk/R&B; $
*10:30> Adam Cooke & The Adams Family @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington
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.). Events preceded by question mark (?) usually take place but have not been confirmed. Admission prices followed by a slash and minus (/-) after the amount indicates door charge with availability of cheaper rates for some purchases. /+ indicates stated price is minimum.
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