SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, December 06, 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> The McGill Jazz Quartet @ Four Seasons Center, 145 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $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 showcases with Chelsey Bennett @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6> George Thoms @ King Taps, 100 King St. W.
6> Megan Nash @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by Kim Lewis @ Fat Albert’s, 25 Cecil St. (Steelworkers Hall) ~songwriters
7> The Guitar Collective; Scale The Summit; Zac Tiessen @ Hard Luck Bar, 772 Dundas St. W.
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> Angel Olsen; Heon Oblivion @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
7> Steel Panther @ Rebel, 11 Polson St. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
7-10> Tracey Gallant & Ted Quinlan @ Dominion Pub, 500 Queen St. E. ~Jazz/Blues
*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30> Troubleshooting & guests @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO
**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc
8> Ryan Driver recording release for Careless Thoughts @ Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. ~original Jazz; $
*8-11> open mic @ Ram In The Rye, 63 Gould St. (Ryerson University)
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra “Tchaikovsky extravaganza” @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
8-2> Exeter Sound Studios Christmas party with Mercy Flight; Katey Morley; Danielle Knoll; Stacey Kaniuk; Mimi O’Bonsawin; more @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ; $?/canned goods for Parkdale Community Foodbank
8-1> open mic with hosts Aberdeen Alley Cats @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave.
*8> John Bellisario hosts weekly Jazz jam @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8:30> Scratchy Nasty @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~original Rock/Pop; $?
9> open mic @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
9> Bassline; Owleye @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9 (signup at 8:30)> open mic with Alan Carter @ Lowdown, 276 Augusta Ave.
9> Jordan John Trio @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Blues/R&B; $10
9> Chico Pacheco & D. Mario Rivas @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~Afro-Peruvian percussion
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
9> Stereoclupse; The Kid Lickies; IOV; League of Wolves @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Andrew Boniwell & Uncertainty Principle @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Sam Polley & The Old Tomorrows @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Ghostlight @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO
*10-2> “Boozy Broadway open stage” for musicians & singers with hosts Mandy Goodhandy, John Amato & band @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$0
10-2> Action Sound 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
6:30> Hatebreed; Dying Fetus; more @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
7> The Rural Alberta Advantage; Yukon Blonde @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
7:30> M Factor Indie Music Showcase with Elana Harte & Stiletto Flats + feature act Julie Long & Fergus Hambleton + 10pm open stage (sign up at 7:30) @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~songwriters; $0
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
8-1> Marshall Dane @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*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
6:30-10> Jocelyn Barth @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz
*7-10> Blues Night with Julian Fauth & guests @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Juno-winning Blues
7> 13th Annual Andy Kim Christmas with Ron Sexsmith; The Sheepdogs; Platinum Blonde, Danny Michel; many more @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard ~Pop icon; $ -benefit for CAM Gifts of Light program
7> Electric Messiah @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~electro improv version of Handel’s “Messiah”
7> Cuban Masters @ Zaza Espresso Bar, 800 Lawrence Ave. W. ~Cuban groove
7:30> Absurd Sign & guests @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave.
*8-10> Emily Devlin & Nathan Arges @ The Oakwood Hardware, 337 Oakwood Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Jeremy Legault; The Pals; Holy Fire; Conor Gains @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
*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 Mike Sedgewick @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
8:30> Joncro; Sprawl; No Kind; Craig Currie @ Smiling Buddha stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> Minor Empire recording release for Uprooted @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Turkish Worldbeat; $30
9> Sly Why; Pleasure Craft; Naked Wild @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $
9> Cockatoo; Bloody Blue Darlings @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
9> Terry Green; Digest; Roach Lord @ Smiling Buddha stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
9> John Wayne Swingtet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Gypsy Jazz
9> Bossa Duo Angela Turone & Chris Platt @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. ~Jazz; $10
9> Beji Roland & Melissa Payne @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriters
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Sly @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
10> open mic with D.B. Buxton @ T.O. Lounge, 1384 Queen St. W.
*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
*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> acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
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
6> Scotty Kipfer @ Corner Café, 3 Bruce St., Thornbury ~songwriter
*7-11> open jam with The Freacon Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5
8-12> student Jazz bands @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Isaac Valenti; Camile DeLean; Mary-Kate Edwards @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~songwriters; $6
*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
*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.
8-12> jam with Rebelljo Band featuring Dave Girdlestone of Soul Funkshun on guitar @ Fionn MacCool’s Brampton, 11 Ray Lawson Blvd. Brampton
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
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> Jeff Martin (Tea Party) @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~songwriter; $
8> Chris Chambers or Adam Ostrosser @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas
*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
*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> Pat Robitaille @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~songwriter
*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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