SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, July 06, 2017
STOTC = Sound Track Of The City Festival
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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
12-1> Blak Unicorn for “Play The Parks Concerts” @ College Park (outside), 444 Yonge St. ~Jazz; $0
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
5-7> Darcy Windover @ Ritz Carlton Hotel, 181 Wellington St. W. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6:30> Jacqui Brown @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.
6-8> Julie Michels with Dave Restivo @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Youth Canada Jazz Ensembles @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
6:30-9> After Funk; Son; The Bombadils; Guaracha @ St. James Park, 120 King St. E.
7> Alex Pangman Band featuring Peter Hill @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
7> Blackbear; 24HRS; Elhae; Lil Aaron @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
*7> open mic with Derek Mok @ Kensington Lodge, 21 Kensington Ave.
7> Toronto All-Star Big Band @ Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen’s Quay W., ~Jazz; Blues
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> Moody Blues @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, TO Central, 1 Front St. E., ~60s Rock icons 50th anniversary “Days of Future Passed” tour; $83-203
*7:30> Rachel Fawn @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~acoustic Top 40
8-10> Singular Sensation @ Scadding Court Community Centre, 707 Dundas St. W.
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8-12> Jeff Barnes & Noah Zacharin @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. ~original Roots
8> Secret Society; Satanic Mills; 92 Blue Jays; Eleanor Shore @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8-11> STOTC: Asha Diaz; The Owns; Gen Gorman @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~eclectic indie; $/wristband
8> Young Critters; Run With The Kittens; Drone Wolf; Jupiter Hollow @ Hard Luck Bar, 812 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
8:30-10> Mandy Goodhandy @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~comedy & music; $10-20/pwyc
8:30-12> Nate Davia; Julia Gartha @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $
9> Slow Death Lights recording release for @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9> STOTC: Jason Gigan; JAD; Jordan Leech @ Edenhall, 193 Baldwin St. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues
9-2> STOTC: stuck out here; Bike Thiefs; Sammy Kay; Killroy @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband
9-11:30> Kathy Hinch @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Australian Jazz; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:45> Melissa McMillan with Progger @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10-2> STOTC: Caitlin Burgess; Gary Edward Allen; Black Suit Devil; Signe Miranda’s Veranda @ The Paddock, 178 Bathurst St. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband10> Torero @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10-2> STOTC: Braden Mutch; John Shisko Band; Tomacco; Mad Anthony @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband
10-2> STOTC: Beige Shelter; BS191; Jordan B. Wright; more @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband
10> Tom Robertson Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Blues/R&B; 0$
10> Chris Caddell Band @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~Blues-Rock; $10
10> The Moonwalks @ The Ballroom Bowl, 145 John St.
10> Hugh Wilson @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
10:30> Craig Smart & Swagger Rite @ Bloke, 401 King St. W. ~Hip Hop; $10
11:30> STOTC: Mindful Audacity; The Rifle & The Writer; Car Trouble @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~eclectic indie; $10/wristband
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> Roots # Branches @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~~original Roots; $0
7> Franklin Ave. Swingtet @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; $
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & guest co-hosts Scotty & Grant Lyle @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8> The Rattles @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~tribute to The Beatles; ; $10
8> In Between Sounds @ The Only Café, 972 Danforth Ave. ~psych soundscapes
*8:30-10:30> Jerry Leger & The Situation @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Folk-Rock/Country
9:30-1> “Little Stevie” McLaughlin @ Fox & Fiddle Danforth, 535 Danforth Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
*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 Stew @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Blues/R&B/Rock; $
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.
8-12> Dan Walek & Shane Wiseman @ Tara Inn, 2365 Kingston Rd. ~acoustic Pop covers; 0$
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Chris Staig @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz ~solo Rock/Pop
6> Megan Bonnell @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
6:30-10:30> Marcus Walker Band @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter
7-9> Lily Frost & Her Gentlemen Callers @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; $
7:30> T.Jahz Mojo; Sherie Marshall @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Afro Soul; $
8> Michaela May recording release for Rogue; guests boyBTCH @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8-11> Michael Menegon and Twenthousanddaysrecording release for I Just Live Here; guests Get T @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~original Roots; $5/cd extra
**8> The Soul Maître D’s with guest @ The Archtop Café, 2312 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
8:30> Amanda Martinez with Kevin Laliberte @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Flamenco Jazz; $40
8:30> Jonah Parzen-Johnson; Steven Foster @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter
9> John Wayne Swingtet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; $pwyc
*9-12> open mic night with Anthony Abbatangeli @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
*9> open mic with Phil Hood @ The Roncy, 390 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
9-12> The Penny Pressers @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> TMT @ Orchard Bar, 1174 Bloor St. W.
9> Dan Challis @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Australian songwriter
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> The Black Pearls @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
10> Bredren Version 12 featuring Bernie Pitters on keys @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~Hip Hop
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~groove Rock; 0$
6:30> open jam night @ Grand River Brewing, 295 Ainslie St., Cambridge
*7-11> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
7> Kenny Munshaw @ Easy Pour Wine Bar, 1660 Blair Rd., Cambridge
7-9> Kitchen Ceildih @ McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
7:30> John McKinnon @ Fionn MacCool’s Orangeville, 75 Fourth Ave., Orangeville ~Pop Rock
*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
*8:30> acoustic jam hosted by Mike Meacher & Vic Freitas @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*8:30-12:30> acoustic jam with Dennis Napper & Joe Lopez @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
9-2> Wayfarer; Life In Vacuum; Sleepshaker; Mayfield @ Dstrct, 10 Wyndham St., N., Guelph ~Punk/Thrash; $7
9> jam with Miss Jaye Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> James Cameron @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> Brad James @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
10> Mauno; Ten Boy SUmmer @ E-Bar, 41 Quebec St., Guelph ~indie; $10
10> Happy Pappy @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
Noon-> Mariposa Festival kickoff concert with Ginger St. James; Great Lake Swimmers; Bruce Cockburn; Reuben and the Dark, Steve Poltz; Scenic Route to Alaska; Coco Love Alcorn; The Youn’Uns; Union Duke; De Tempts Antan; more @ Tudhope Park, 500 Atherley Rd., Orillia ~eclectic Roots; $?
**7-11> Tamica Herod & The Harbour Street Band with guest @ 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> BBQ Pop; The A-Listers; Clairvoyant; Cleopatrick @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~Punk/Thrash; $10
8> Graham Playford @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9:30> The Redhill Valleys; Mattie Leon; Doug Kennedy @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~indie; $8/pwyc
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
*6-10> Sticks & Tones @ Fionn MacCool’s Oshawa, 214 Ritson Rd., Oshawa ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7> Little Peter and the Elegants @ Rotary Park, 194 Queen St., Bowmanville ~50s/60s Rock ‘n’ Roll; 0$
7> Linda Wright @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
8-11> Mellow Dee & guest Quisha Wint @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
9> New Swears; Tijuana Jesus; Lush Buffalo; The Cool Hands @ Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~indie; $
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
9> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
9> open mic jam with Dezz & Carol @ King’s Key Pub, 89 King St. E., Bowmanville
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> Gunz N’ FN’ Rosez @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~tribute to Guns N’ Roses; $
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
6-9> Mark Yan & Barry Mulcahy @ Bolton Symposium, 192 McEwan Dr. E., Bolton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; 0$
*6-8> Ben Hannah @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar; 0$
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> JJ Millstone @ 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> 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
9:30?> Willin and Able @ Aw Shucks, 15474 Yonge St., Aurora
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
6:30> The Vaudevillian @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St. E., Hamilton ~original Roots/Blues; $
7:30> Great Canadian Dueling Pianos @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster
8> Sue & Dwight’s Folk Revival @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~Folk singalong; $15
8> Graham Parker; Brinsley Schwarz; Dave Rave @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~Punk/Thrash; $50
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
*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> Yamatanka; Sonic Titan; more @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~$10
*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> Deeps & Friends @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
6:30> Rob Reed @ Cucci Ristorante, 119 Jones St., Bronte
*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> Sherrie Gold & Overdrive @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Country-Rock/Top 40 covers
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> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
8:45> open mic with Matt Zady @ Failte, 201 City Centre Dr., Mississauga
9> Quinn Bachand’s Brishen recording release @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~original Swing Jazz; $10
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Pop
*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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