SHOW LISTINGS for Saturday, October 07, 2017
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8pm-12> BLUZ-FM with Danny Marks @ JAZZ.FM91
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
*12-3> The Sinners Choir @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
12:30-3:30> Words & Music with hosts Linda Stitt + guests @ Tranzac Lounge (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~eclectic original music & spoken word
1-5> Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show with host Brian Gladstone @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. TO ~Roots open stage; $0
3> Jamzac @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
3-6> Sugar Daddies @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St. ~Jazz
3:30> Advocats Big Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*4:40-7:30> The Happy Pals @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
6-8> Lisa Particelli @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6-8> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz
6-8> Rattlesnake Choir @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
7> Din of Shadows @ Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. ~experimental musical theatre; $
7> Yelle @ Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide St. W.
7> Martin Sexton Trio @ The Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
7> Bugaloo Squad @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Blues; $
8> Pork Soda @ Hard Luck Bar, 772 Dundas St. W. ~tribute to Wrestlemaniaks & Primus; $
8> Heillig Manoeuvre @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~original Jazz; $
8> Ensemble Tessala @ Small World Music Center, 180 Shaw St.
8> “New Music From Tokyo” @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~Japanese indie Pop; $
8> “Sounds of The City Showcase” with Chelly; The Fyah Line; Tree Fiddy; The Alabasterds; CoCo Coelho; Evan Backwoods @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $10
*8:30-12:30> All Star Band feat. Joe Bowden & Brooke Blackburn @ N’awlins, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
9> Tom Robertson Band @ Basso Blues Room, 320 Queen St. E. ~Blues/R&B; $0
9> Quincy Bullen Group @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz
9> Black Creek Reign; FLY; Church on Sunday; Ironbound; Crown Syrup @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9> Aquilo @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $
9> Creepshow; Rules; Dead Broke; Killroy @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W.
9-12> Chris Birkett @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St.
9:30> Universal Boogie Band @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~Funk/Soul/R&B; $10
9:45> Alex Dean Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Tyler Yarema & His Rhythm @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10-2> Laura Hubert Band also featuring Peter Hill @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Pop Jazz with punch; $0
10> Lonely Hearts @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Organiko Banc @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10-2> The Disco Rebels @ The Hideout, 423 College St.
10> Ride The Tiger @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/Soul; $
10> The Better Half @ Bier Markt King, 600 King St., W. ~Pop Rock
10> Our Latin Thing @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W.
11> Soul Disciplez @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
416 – TORONTO EAST
*3:30-6> Johnny Wright @ Outriggers, 2232 Queen St. E. ~R&B
4-7> Michelle Rumball @ Sauce on Danforth, 1376 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock
6-8> Thelonious Hank @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Country
7-9> O’Scotty’s @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Celtic Rock; $0
7> Rezz @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave.
9-11> The Magpies @ Old Nick Pub, 123 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock
9> The Swinging Blackjacks @ Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave. ~Rockabilly
9> Black Suit Devil @ The Beach House, 1952 Queen St. E. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
9-11> Voodoo Raha & Speedy Wax @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
9:30> Snooky Tynes @ The Duke Live, 1225 Queen St. E. ~Funk/R&B/Soul
9:30> Pop Dead Gorgeous @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~tribute to the 70s & 80s; $
10:30> Andrew Fetterley Trio @ Bier Markt Don Mills, 7 O’Neill Rd. ~Pop Rock
*3-6> Whitey & The Roulettes & guests Brooke Blackburn & Duane Blackburn @ Blue Goose, 1 Blue Goose St. ~R&B/Blues
**4-8> The Essentials with guest singer Chris Partland @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Rock-R&B; 0$
*4-8> The Meteors with guest Penny Skolski @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Blues/Rock/R&B
5> “Woodbine Reggae Festival” with Vershion and Kim Kelly; more @ Woodbine Raceway, Etobicoke, 555 Rexdale Blvd.
7:30> Ethan Ardelli Quartet @ Old Mill Inn (Homesmith Bar), 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; minimum table charge
8> Killer Dwarfs; The Goatbox Rebels; Rustik @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
9> North of 49 @ Blue Goose Tavern, 1 Blue Goose Rd. ~Pop Rock
9:30> Jerome Goboo Band @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~original Blues; $
10-2> Liquor Pigs celebrating Max’s birthday; supporting sets by The House of Haunt; Cadillac Blood @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~original Punk/Thrash; $0
10> Adam’s Rib @ Bier Markt Etobicoke, 199 North Queen St. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
2-2> Benefit for family of Colin McAllister with Jeff Kahl; Max Brand Band (2:55-3:25); Jay Dobbs; Rockever; Tommy Rocker Band (5-5:30); GTRLive; Social Strife; Diamond Dogs; RockZilla; Blackness; Decibels of Dio; Bootlegger; Al Reilly‘s Catalyst (10:55-11:25); Rough N Ready; open jam @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
*9> jam with West Hill Rockers Jay Esz @ Karla’s Roadhouse, 4630 Kingston Rd.
9-1> Strome Danckert @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
9:30> Head Case @ Stone Cottage Pub, 3750 Kingston Rd. ~Pop Rock
10> Jason Martin @ The Newfoundlander, 472 Danforth Rd. ~Country Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
9am-noon> Roger Zuraw @ Junction Farmers Market, 2960 Dundas St. W ~original Roots; $0
2> Vasilisa Atanackovic with Allison Miller, Danny Miller, Krishna Veerappan & Michael Andrusko @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~Classical; $
**2-5> Yor Junction Open Mic with host David Crighton @ La Rev, 2848 Dundas St. W.
**5-8> Bill Heffernan’s Saturday Sessions with featured guest Chris Staig & The Marquee Players @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~ Roots/Country/Pop
5-8> John Wayne Swingtet @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Gypsy Jazz
7> Poetry Slam @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. ~spoken word; $7
8> Daniel Norgren @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W.
8> Eljau; Uptown Boyfriend @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
8> Japanese Breakfast; Mannequin Pussy; The Spirit of the Beehive @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
8:30> Dave Allen; Neil Quin; Courney Dubois @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
8:30> Bob Bossin & The Stringband Alumni Association Band farewell concert @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Roots-Sountry banjo songwriter; $ (SRO)
9-1> Tin Pan Jazz Band @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Good Enough Band @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~live band karaoke
9> Los Caballeros del Son @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Cuban son music
10> James Green Electric @ The Cat, 3153 Dundas St. W. ~Blues-Rock
10-2> The Millwinders @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
10> The Mercenaries @ Alchemy, TO West, 890 College St. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10> Michael Keith @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W. ~songwriter
10> The Funk Frequency; The Minneapolis Sound @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Funk/R&B/Soul/tribute to Prince
3-5> Don Sawchuk @ Grand River Brewing, 295 Ainslie St., Cambridge
6-10> Mark Yan & Barry Mulcahy @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Gary Diggins; Jeff Bird @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph
8-11:30> Stu Mac @ Manhattan’s Guelph, 951 Gordon St., Guelph ~original Rock/Pop
8:30> The Kandinsky Effect @ The Jazz Room, 59 King St. N., Waterloo ~Jazz; $18
9> Near Summit; Closer To Zero @ Dstrct, 10 Wydham St. N., Guelph ~indie; $10
9> O’Deadlys @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinurgh Rd. S., Guelph ~Pop
9> Blue Lobella; Kurtis Eugene @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
9> Brian Fitzgerald @ Black Badger Pub, 55 Water St. N., Cambridge
9:30> Oktoberfest @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
3-6> Max Mouse and the Gorillas fundraiser for Ontario Turtle Conservation Centere @ The Spill, 414 George St., Peterborough
5> Tyler Koke @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Patria Cano recording release for Madre Amiga Hermana @ Catalina’s, 131 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~songwriter; $30 includes album
8-11:45> Micha & Ever The Bridesmaid @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8:30> House Brand @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
8:30> Sacha Law & John Eaton @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> The David Love Band also featuring Darrell McNeill @ Sticky Fingers Dunlop, 150 Dunlop St. W., Barrie ~60s dance Pop/Rock
10> The Marwills @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
10> Priors; Beef Boys; Uncontrollable @ The Spill, 414 George St., Peterborough ~indie; $6
10> Billy Marks @ Red Dog Tavern, 189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
10> High Waters Band @ Dobro Restaurant Bar, 287 George St., Peterborough
10> Antixx; La Cavale; NaNaNa @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
2-5> The Reasons @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
*3-6> acoustic open mic/jam with hosts Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering
3-5> Bruce Longman @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
4> PRJ @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St., Oshawa ~Blues
7-10> Cloud 9; Cliff Andrews @ Uxbridge Legion, 109 Franklin St., Uxbridge ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7:30> Out of My League recording release for ep; guests Lungless; Perfect Limbs @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
7:30> Brian Ferris @ Arthur’s Pub, 930 Burnham St., Cobourg
8-12:30> Julie McClean’s Midnight Jewel @ Drums N Flats Ajax, 60 Randall Drive, Ajax ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*9-1> karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ Tudor Rose, 700 Harwood Ave. S., Ajax
9> The Dukes @ The Corral, 433 Simcoe St. S., Oshawa ~Country
9-1> Last Chance Band @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
9:30> Acoustica @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St., Ajax ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10-2> The Reasons @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
*3-7> open jam with Faces for Radio @ CC’s/Kennedy Court, 3 Stafford Dr., Brampton
*6-9> Joe & Frank @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jackson’s Point ~Jazz duo
7-9> Dinner Jazz @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jackson’s Point
8> Brickhouse Trio @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St., Georgetown
8-10> Classic Lightfoot Live @ John Elliott Theatre, 9 Church St. Halton Hills ~tribute to Gordon Lightfoot; $34
9> High Court County featuring Arie Papernick @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown ~Country covers & originals
9> tribute to Bob Marley @ Spot 1, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*9:30> open mic with host Steffi Postol Goodfield @ Richmond Bar & Grill, 10165 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
9:30> Itchy & Scratchy @ Jake’s Boathouse Brampton, 59 First Gulf Rd., Brampton ~Pop Rock
9:30> Straight Shooter @ Aw Shucks, 15230 Yonge St., Aurora ~Pop Rock
10> Rock Gods featuring James Alcock on vocals @ Rad Brothers, 550 Ontario St. S. Milton ~classic Rock
*2> The Brakemen Brunch @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~originals & cover Rock/R&B; $5
*2-6> jam w. Tom Finocchio @ Sam’s Place, Barton-Chestnut Sts., Hamilton
**2:30> Blues Matinée with The Coachmen (Colin Lapsey, Dave King, Chris Wheeler, Ian Andrews) @ Coach & Lantern (upstairs), 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Blues
3:30-7> Steve Grisbrook Band & special guest Shawn Kellerman @ Monty’s Gastropub, 547 Ontario St., S., St. Catharines ~Blues on summer break
?*4> open mic with Traden Tunes @ Lazy Flamingo, 19 Hess St. S., Hamilton
8> Rise Again @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~Rock/Top 40
9> Ginger St. James @ Lou Dawgs Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton ~Blues/Rockabilly
9> The Lucky Ones recording release; guests The Let Downs; Hoodwinks @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~original Rock; $
9:30> The Therapists; Artificial Dissemination; Bacon @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton ~Punk/Thrash; $
9:30> Bluze Cruze @ Stonewalls Hamilton, 339 York Blvd., Hamilton ~Blues-Rock
9:30> The Dunlop Bros. @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
**2-6> Sil Simone Band with special guest Peter Mueller @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Rock/Blues
**2-6> Saturday Blues Sermon with James Anthony & special guest Dan Sturner @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas Street, Burlington
*3-7> jam with Michelle Deneault & Redder @ Port Credit Legion, 35 Front St., Port Credit
7> Peter Marino @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
8:30> Soul Funkshun featuring Dave Girdlestone on guitar & special guest George Olliver @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Funk/R&B/Soul; $10
9> The Weber Brothers @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~original Blues; $20
9> Tim Park Trio @ Gator Ted’s, 1505 Guelph Line, Burlington ~Pop Rock
9:30> Pop Machine @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock/Top 40
9:30> The Wrong Kids Band @ The Franklin House, 263 Queen St. S., Streetsville ~Pop Rock
9:30> Fiddlestix @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~fiddle-Rock
9:30> Bliss @ Boston Manor, 4460 Fairview Ave., Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10-2> Nancy Be Band @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Top 40; $
10> Mike Billik Trio @ Bier Markt Mississauga, 55 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ~Pop Rock
10:15> Jammers Waffle House @ Failte, 201 City Centre Dr., Mississauga ~Pop Rock
10:30> Getting Strange @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~Pop Rock
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