SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, April 13, 2017
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ONLINE / ON AIR
9-10am> “The Bill King Show” with host Bill King & guests @ CIUT 89.5 FM ~Blues/Jazz
Noon-2> Blues on Rock Radio UK with Carolyn Fe
8> Ken Wallis show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
4-7> Anna Douglas Trio @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Roots-Rock
6-8> Paul LaMarche; Daniel Patawaran @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> The A/C Unit @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7> open mic with Derek Mok @ Kensington Lodge, 21 Kensington Ave.
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> P.J. Harvey @ Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. ~contemporary original; $
7:30> Mike Ross conducts various artists for Canada 150 concert @ Young Center for the Performing Arts, 55 Mill St. #49 ~eclectic; $25-69
*7:30> Sarah Jordan & Matt G @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~acoustic Top 40
7:30> Franc’Open Mic @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. TO ~French language open mic; $
*8-12> Joe Bowden @ Nawlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> Darrell Golden; Sean Stoneham; Cedarstrip Rocketship @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. ~indie; $
8> Les Violons du Roy @ Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. ~Classical; $
8> Fallen Heirs; Age of Electric; Dareno @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*8> open mic with host Eric Sorenson @ Libertarian House, 236 Queen St. E.
8> The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer; Ryan McNally @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
8:30-1> Songwriters In The Round (2 rounds) followed by 11:30 open mic with Shannon Roszell, Tycho Manson, Michelle Day Thibodeau & Rosita Stone; Jeff Greenway, Cheryl Beatty, Don Campbell, Annie Bonsignore @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
*8:30> Organic Groove open mic with host Dylan Hennessy @ Cannabis Culture, 461 Church St.
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues
9> Cindy & The Slammers @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9-12> Jana Teovano; Carl Trask; Laura Tremblay; Moneymaker @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $10
9> Imperial Triumphant; Old Witch; Soverign @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
9> Mama Motown & Her Bad Decisions; The Thinly Veiled Double Entendres @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
9> $5 Rap Show 7th anniversary jam with More or Les; Swamp Thing; Ultra Magnus; more @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.; $
9-11:30> Ben Paterson Trio @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
9> Young Doctors in Love; Barbarosa; Rum Fit Mosey; The Waxbills @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $7
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> Lavender Orange; Transformer; The Happening @ Stop, Drop & Roll, 300 College St. ~tribute to The Pixies, Lou Reed, WEEN; $
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Bucket of Fish Orchestra @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Angie Hiltz @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
10> Jonathan Billings Band @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~contemporary original; $
10> Damned Neighbours @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10> Colette Savard @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Oakland Stroke @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~tribute to Tower of Power; $
10> Emily Raquel @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade Central
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> JoJo Morra @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
7> Crash Vegas @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
8> The Cybertronic Spree; TWRP @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~indie; $
*8:30-10:30> Jerry Leger & The Situation @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Folk-Rock/Country
8> 60 Cycle Hum @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers; 0$
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
9:30> Blues jam with Mike Sedgewick Band @ The Peppery Cat, 1953 Queen St. E.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
*10-1> open jam with host Michael Villamor @ Breakwall, 1910 Queen St. E.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
*9>The Rockin’ Mojos @ Schuey’s, 1130 Martin Grove Rd.
9> Pretzel Logic @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~tribute to Steely Dan; $10
9:30> Bryan Tyrell @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W. ~Pop
*10-2> Skip Tracer @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lakeshore Blvd. ~Rock/Pop
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
8-12> jam night @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> Greg Wyard @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Michael Coughlan @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave.
6-9> The Orchards; Blackie Jackett Jr. @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~contemporary original; $
*6:30-9> Carl Bray & guest @ Fat City Blues, 890 College St. ~solo piano
8> Tiki Collective; Yasgur’s Farm @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz; $
8> Silver Dapple; Our Father Star @ Smiling Buddha Stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie; $
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
**8> The Soul Maître D’s with guest @ The Archtop Café, 2312 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
8> Silver Dapple; Our Father Star @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> Jason Wilson and The Perennials; Graham Maycock @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original; $20
9> XLNS @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~tribute to INXS albm Kick
9> Bossa Tres @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Latin Jazz; pwyc
9> Graham Ko @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
9> Saya @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W.
*9-12> open mic night with Anthony Abbatangeli @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
*9> open mic with Phil Hood @ The Roncy, 390 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
9-12> Kevin Laliberté Jazz & Flamenco Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Re.Verse @ Fat City Blues, 890 College St.
9> Bon Fer @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Cajun Blues
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet with singer Sandy Alexander @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> Shane Murphy @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
10> Freeeman Dre & the Kitchen Party @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W. ~Roots-Rock
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~groove Rock; 0$
*7-11> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
7:30> Abbamania @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph recording release for ~tribute to Abba; $45
7:30-10> jam night @ RCL #126 Preston Legion, 334 Westminster Dr. N., Cambridge
*8> open mic with Mandippal @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinburgh Rd., S., Guelph
8> Chadley Chase & Andre Besel @ Grand River Hotel, 1102 King St. E., Cambridge ~Country
8> Pick A Piper recording release; Yoo Doo Right; Edna King @ Starlight Waterloo, 47 King St. N., Waterloo ~indie; $8
*8> Jazz/Blues jam @ Hep Cats, 42 Erb St. E., Waterloo
*8-11> open mic with Sandy MacDonald @ Williamsburg Arms, 1187 Fischer Hallman Rd., Kitchener
*8> The Exceptional Gentlemen @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $5
8> Kitchener Blues Festival launch party with Paul Reddick; Steve Marriner; Monkey Junk; Sean Pinchin @ The Wax, 125 King St. W. Kitchener ~original Blues; $30
*8:30> acoustic jam hosted by Simon Heras @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*8:30-12:30> acoustic jam with Dennis Napper & Joe Lopez @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
9> Andrew McPherson recording release for Bardo ; guests Nick Zubeck Band @ E-Bar, 41 Quebec St., Guelph recording release for ~contemporary original; $20
9-12> The Rough & Tumble; Alex Mason; Olivia Borkosky @ The Cornerstone 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
*9:30> acoustic performer @ The Black Badger, 55 Water St., Cambridge ~acoustic
9:30> 8 Second Ride @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
*10> Happy Pappy @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
**7-11> Tamica Herod & The Harbour Street Band with guest Spencer MacKenzie @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Likianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> The Joe Huron Trio @ Sticky Fingers, 199 Essa Rd., Barrie ~Jazz/Blues
8> Graham Playford @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> Shawn Seinhart @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
9> Saune Walt of Fatal Assembly; B.J. Williams @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~contemporary original; $5/pwyc
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
*6-10> Sticks & Tones @ Fionn MacCool’s Oshawa, 214 Ritson Rd., Oshawa ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
9> Blues jam @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> Practically Hip @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~tribute to Tragically Hip; $20
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
10> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*6:30-10> Johnny Cadillac @ Spot One, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Steve Royall @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
8> Classic Albums Live performs The White Album note for note @ Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~tribute to The Beatles; $
*8> open mic with host Kevin Kerr @ The Duchess of Markham, 53 Main St. N., Markham
*8-11> Jam with Jayme Lynn Reed @ Offsides Sports Bar, 200 Simcoe Ave., Keswick
9> open mic (signup starts at 8:30) @ The Barrel, 2180 Steeles Ave. W. Vaughan
*9> open mic with The Almost Cool Band @ St. George Pub, 7 Main St. N., Georgetown
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
8> George Douglas and the Hopeful Poets recording release; guests Dave Pomfret; Matty Simpson Band @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton ~indie; $10
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
*9> LMT Connection @ Doc Magilligan’s Irish Pub, 6400 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls ~R&B/Funk
9> Prior Convictions & DJ @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~ “Punk Rock Karaoke”; $
*9> jam with Hank & The Boys @ Tartan Toorie, 969 Fennell Ave. E., Hamilton
*9> open mic night with rotating hosts @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Ancaster
*9:30> Rock jam @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
9:30> acoustic open stage with Daryl Gray @ The George Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave., Hamilton
10> Strummers Union @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> Riddim Riders Unplugged @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*6-9> Ric Jacobs @ Ivy Bar, 3330 South Service Rd., Burlington
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
7> Scott Whittington @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
*7-11> James Anthony Band @ The Purple Heather, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
*7:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
8> Kent MacMillan @ Bronte Sports Kitchen, 2544 Speers Rd., Oakville
*8-12> jam hosted by The Personics @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington
8> Mike Stevenson & Friends @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
*8> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
9> Sisters Euclid @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~Jazz/Rock fusion; $20
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Pop
9:30> ELO Tramp @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit recording release for ~tributes to Electric Light Orchestra & Supertramp
*9:30> jam with Jack B Nimble @ Abbey Road Pub, 3200 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
9:30> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
*10:30> The Killin’ Time Duo @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~Pop Rock
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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