SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, November 22, 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
noon-1pm> Arabic Coffee House @ Four Seasons Center, 145 Queen St. W. ~Worldbeat (various international); $0
*5-8> Tony Quarrington @ Boland’s Open Kitchen, 575 Mount Pleasant Rd. ~solo Jazz guitar; $0
5> Gordon Shawcross & Burke Carroll @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
6-8> “Discovery Through The Arts” student recitals @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz/Classical; $10-20/pwyc
6> Jessica Speziale for “National House Day” @ 20 Toronto, 20 Toronto St. ~songwriter; $?
6> The Hope State @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
6-8> James Dunbar @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~piano solo Jazz; $
6:30> Thompson EGBO EBGO @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by Audrey Chin @ Fat Albert’s, 25 Cecil St. (Steelworkers Hall) ~songwriters
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> Comhaltas Irish Slow Session @ Tranzac Club (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~folk dancing
7> Dua Lipa @ Rebel, 11 Polson St. ~contemporary original; $
*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30 (sign-up at 7)-11> The Bridge open stage on “Questions and Answers” theme and between-set showcase music, poetry, etc.; hosted by Lynn Harrison @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~songwriters/poets; $pwyc
7:30> Stuart Graham & Michael Rose @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W.
**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc
8-10:30> Lazo @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz/R&B; $
*8-11> open mic @ Ram In The Rye, 63 Gould St. (Ryerson University)
*8> John Bellisario hosts weekly Jazz jam @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8> Ron Szabo @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
*8:30-11> Lonesome Ace Stringband @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~Rockabilly/Country; pwyc
8:30> Lindsay Misiner; Emma Lee Fleury; Jana Teovan @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St. ~songwriters; $?
8:30> Jaime & Alex with Kyle Nethersole @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $
9> open mic @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
9> Jordan John Trio @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Blues/R&B; $10
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
9> 54-40 (first of four nights) @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Chris Lesso’s Modus Factor @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> The Dreamboats @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Aurochs @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
10-2> The Autumn Kings @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~indie; $?
10-2> Action Sound Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. TO ~Blues-Rock
*10:30> The LMT Connection @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/R&B; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST
7> Bust and The Bass @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
8> PSS Improvised Creations @ The Only Café, 972 Danforth Ave.
8:30-10:30> Linda Lavender @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Country/Roots-Rock
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.
9-12> Space Jazz jam @ Placebo Space, 2877 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Jazz; $5/pwyc
416 – TORONTO WEST
6-9> Enrico Gallante; Dan Madison; Lisa Simone; Danny Scott for Catholic Family Services fundraiser @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~eclectic; $
6:30-10> The Jerry Cans @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Inuit throat singing & indie Folk-Rock mix; $10
*7-10> Blues Night with Julian Fauth & guests @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Juno-winning Blues
7> League of Rock @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~Rock/Blues showcase
7> Stars @ The Great Hall, 1078 Queen St. W.
7:30> Harley Card @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz
7:30> Wilhelm Killmayer and Sandeep Bhagwati @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave.
*8-10> Emily Devlin & Nathan Arges @ The Oakwood Hardware, 337 Oakwood Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Alex Lahey @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8> Michael Hutchence tribute with various musicians @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W.
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30-10:30> Hump Night Blues with host band featuring Dave McManus & George Baumann & special guest Rob Quail @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
8:30> Michael Rault; Blonde Elvis; Queen of Swords @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> The Shuvs; The Heayweights Brass Band @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~Blues/R&B; $
9> Peter Boyd & Noah Zacharin @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~songwriters; $pwyc
9> Ben Bishop & Perry White @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. ~Jazz; $10
9> James McEleney Band @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Honky Tonk/Blues
9> Rose County; Melanie Peterson; Arthur Renwick @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $?
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Sly @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
6> Brad Halls @ Manhattan’s Guelph, 951 Gordon St., Guelph
6> Lucas Stag @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
6:45-11> open stage (sign-up starts at 6) @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph; pwyc
7:30> Celtic Session @ Penny Whistle, 2 Quebec St., Guelph
8-12> Song Circle acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
8> Duchess Says with Yamantaka; Sonic Titan @ Brass Taps University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road, Guelph ~indie; $0
8> jam night with Ian Taylor @ Pops & Ruby’s Tap & Grill, 200 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge
8> John Lee & The Hookers host Blues jam @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
8> Matt Weidinger Band @ Lancaster Smokehouse, 574 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener
*8-11> A New Ground @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Celtic
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> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Ken Tizzard @ Churck-key Pub, 26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
*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 Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
9> Evangeline Gentle; Ersatz; Nick Zubeck @ Catalina’s, 131 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~songwriters; $?
6> Joanne Shaw @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*8> open stage and karaoke with Eddy Culjak @ Boston Pizza, 20 Taunton Rd., Whitby
*8-11> open mic @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*8-10:30> open mic jam with Rob Foreman & Clayton Yates @ 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
*7> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
8-12> open mic with Kevin Ker (sign up at 7:30) @ Unionville Arms, 189 Main St., Unionville
*8:30-12:30> Jared Christopher Stafford @ Falcon & Firkin, 10300 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8:30-11:30> open mic & acoustic jam with Don Fleming & Laurence Walters @ Father’s Moustache Grill, Aurora, 15570 Yonge St.
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
6:30> The Sinners Choir @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St. E., Hamilton ~original Blues; $
7> Jesse Luciani @ Greensville Library, 59 Kirby Ave., Greensville-Hamilton ~classical guitar showcase; $0
7:30> open mic jam with Dave Gould @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
7:30> open mic with Keith Toms @ Staircase Bistro, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton
**8-1> open jam @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
8> Timna and Dario Duo @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~Latin
8> Joe Bonamassa @ FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton ~original Blues; $
8> Thor recording release with Frank Sod and The Imps @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~contemporary original; $10
8> Chris Chambers or Adam Ostrosser @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas
8> Wild T & The Spirit @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~original Blues; $30
*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 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
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> Carlos Mallia @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville
*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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