SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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*6-8pm> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat show from previous Friday)
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
*5:30> Kama House Band @ Kama, 214 King St. W. ~Jazz
6-8> Perlhaze @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6> Golden Country Classics @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
6> Comhaltas Irish Slow Session @ Tranzac Club (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~folk dancing
6:30> Practical Spark @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> open mic night @ General Purpose Bar, 112 Harbord St.
*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30> Eucalyptus @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
7:30> Joe Sheridan & Adrean Farrugia @ Plein Air Garden (Artists’ Garden Co-operative), 345 Balliol St. ~songwriters; $10
**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc
8> Uncle Ray; GothXGrinder; Burdizzo; Capsized @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
8-10:30> Jack Semple Band @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
8> Andrew & Eric @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
8> Tètè; guest Darcy Feaver @ Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8> Geed Weekend; Oblique @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.
8> Poetry Night with Rocco @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St.
8:30> Holly Santonato @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~Funk/R&B/Soul; $
8:30> The Voyageur; The Riches; Floating Floors; O Frontera @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
*9 (signup at 8:30)> open mic with Alan Carter @ Lowdown, 276 Augusta Ave.
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
9-1> open mic with hosts Aberdeen Alley Cats @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave.
9:30> James Valdez @ The Ballroom Bowl, 145 John St. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Ralph Bowen & Kirk MacDonald @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Melissa Payne @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Music by & for Ken Aldcroft @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO
10-2> Phil Naro & John Rogers @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~tribute to Hervé Basset
*10-2> Blues-Rock jam with Eric Shenkman Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. TO
*10:30> The LMT Connection @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/R&B; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST
6-9> Danny Michel @ East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $0
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
8> PSS presents “An Evening of Improvised Creations” @ The Only Café, 972 Danforth Ave.
8:30-10:30> Gypsy Rebels @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Gypsy Jazz
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
8-1> Tony Paglia @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Mr. Rick @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~solo RootsBlues
6-8> Jenie Thai & Red Moon Road @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
*6:30-9> Carl Bray & guest @ Fat City Blues, 890 College St. ~solo piano
7-9> open mic with host Elspeth Tremblay @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
8> Ora Cogan; Douggie Poole @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~indie
8> Merna; Desiire @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
*8> MFA open mic @ Remix Lounge, 1305 Dundas St. W.
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30> Perfect Perfect; Hinindar; Hungry Lake @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~original Roots; $
**9-12> Blues Night with Julian Fauth & guests @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Juno-winning Blues
9> Moreno Gomes; Stacey Dowswell; Arthur Renwick @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $10
9> Peter Boyd & The Mutant Mariachis @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Roots-Rock
9> Nameless Friends; Justin Maki; Mermaids Exist @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~Roots-Rock; $
9> Mick McKenzie Band @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~~Rock/Top 40 covers; $10
9> Jenny Ritter @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Roots-Rock
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Spy @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*10> Tanya Philipovich & Lucas Stagg @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W. ~original Roots/Blues
*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
*8am-1pm> buskers @ Cambridge Farmers’ Market, 40 Dickson St., Cambridge
*6-8:30> ukulele jam @ Idea Exchange, 5 Tannery St. E., Cambridge
6-8> Mr. Chris @ The Gassy Bubbles @ Cambridge City Hall, Cambridge, 50 Dickson St. ~children’s/family; 0$
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
7:30> Celtic Session @ Penny Whistle, 2 Quebec St., Guelph
8-12> Song Circle acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
8> Conor Gains & Matt Weidinger @ Monigram Coffee Roasters, 16 Ainslie St. S., Cambridge ~Blues/R&B
8> jam night with Ian Taylor @ Pops & Ruby’s Tap & Grill, 200 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge
8> Blues jam with John Lee & The Hookers @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
*8-11> A New Ground @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Celtic
8:30> Tragedy Ann; Greg Smith @ Red Brick Café, 8 Douglas St., Guelph ~songwriters; $pwyc
9> Tim Louis @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*10> Mike Todd @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
*7-11> open jam with The Freacon Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5
8-12> Trent University student bands @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Peterborough Musicfest presents Ruth B; Kate Suhr opening @ Del Crary Park, 100 George St. N., Peterborough
*8-11> Michael Bell @ The Lounge By Lignum, 442 George St. N., Peterborough
*9-12:30> Josh Morgan & Mike Francis @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9> Cody Watkins @ McThirsty’s Pin, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
9> Lev Snowe; Ivory Waves; The Depression Suite; Ersatz @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~indie; $8-10/pwyc
*8> open stage and karaoke with Eddy Culjak @ Boston Pizza, 20 Taunton Rd., Whitby
8> ButterCups @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*8-11> open mic @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*8-10:30> open mic jam with Marty Hepburn @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
9> open mic @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*10> Two For The Show @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
*10> Emerson Ireland hosts open mic jam @ The Gryphon Pub, 114 Dundas St. E., Whitby
*6-9> Tone Dogs @ Symposium Café, Georgetown, 235 Guelph St. ~Blues-Rock
*7> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
?*7> open mic with Matt Whittmann @ Red Door Gallery, 69 Main St. S., Georgetown
*8-12> open mic with Kevin Ker @ Unionville Arms, 189 Main St., Unionville
8> acoustic jam with Frank Logue @ Shepherd’s Crook, 86 Main St. S., Georgetown
*8:45> open mic jam with Matt Zady @ Magnums, 21 McMurchy Ave. N., Brampton
*9-1> open mic jam with Whiskey Birds @ Sweetz Lounge, 5289 Hwy 7, Woodbridge-Vaughan
*10-2> jam night with Switchbeat Trio @ Maguires, 284 Queen St. E., Brampton
12-1> Sarah Coons @ Gore Park, King St. E. at John St. S., Hamilton
7> Alyssa Giammanria & Leah Korkowski @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~songs from musicals; $10
7> Chris Chambers @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St. E., Hamilton ~original Blues; $
7:30> open mic with Keith Toms @ Staircase Bistro, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton
*7:30> open mic with Brant Parker @ Donnelley’s Pub, 54 Front St., Thorold ~eclectic
**8-1> Boogie N Blues jam with Ian Andrews & Friends @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
8> Ambassadors of Rock ‘n’ Roll @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $2
*8> Brad James @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas ~Country
8> Terrie Petrie & band hosts Country Wednesdays @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~Country
*8:30> Something Country @ The Endzone, 1900 King St. E., Hamilton ~Country
9> Singalong with Judy Marsales @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40
9> open mic @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
*9> open mic with Alfie Smith @ L’Etranger on James, 109 James St. N., Hamilton
*10> Jazz jam @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
10:30> Adam Cooke & Adam Ostrosser @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton
*4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
*6-10> open mic with host Dan Walek @ Lucy’s Seafood Kitchen, 6905 Millcreek Dr., Mississauga
*7> open mic with Gillian Nicola @ Copper Kettle Waterdown, 312 Dundas St. E., Waterdown
7> Rob Reed @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
8> jam with The Grindstones @ American House, 324 Dundas St. E., Waterdown
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion with guest @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Jazz
9-1> Kevin Reid and the Dedbeats @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Pop; $
9-1> Port Credit Revival Band & Friends @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~Roots-Rock; $5
*9> open mic with Michael Zane @ Shakers Oakville, 589 Kerr St., Oakville
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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