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SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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ON AIR / ONLINE

*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

11am-2> Buds First @ True Love Café, 290 Dundas St. E. ~original Rock/Pop; $0

noon-1pm> Bound @ Four Seasons Center, 145 Queen St. W.; $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.

5-6> Andrew Collins Trio @ Union Station, 65 Front St. W. ; $0

6-8> Discovery Through The Arts showcase @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc

6> Hope State @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.

6:30> Alex Coleman’s A/C Unit @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $

**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by D’Arcy Wickham @ 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

*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.

7:30 (sign-up at 7)-11> The Bridge open stage on “Peace” theme and between-set showcase music, poetry, etc.; hosted by Lynn Harrison @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~songwriters/poets; $pwyc

7:30> “Not A Christmas Show” with Laura Tremblay; Rob Allen & The Goodbye Men; Charlie The Kid; Hello Harvard @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie ~NO Christmas songs!); $10

7:30> Brodie West Quintet @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz

7:30> The Wooden Sky holiday show & fundraiser for Romero House @ 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture & Arts, 918 Bathurst St.

**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc

8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra @ Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.

8> Alvvays @ Mod Club, 722 College St.

8> Jordan O’Connor’s “Concerto for Trombone” with solist Stephen Lecik @ Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. ~Classical; $

8> Dearly Beloved; Like A Motorcyle; BookChop @ Hard Luck Bar, 772 Dundas St. W.  ~indie; $

*8-11> open mic @ Ram In The Rye, 63 Gould St. (Ryerson University)

8> Canadian Brass with @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.

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> The Conn Artists @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $8/pwyc

9> open mic @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.

9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $

9-12> Mauve Grove; Moonhead; Wooly Mantis; Neon Bloom @ Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave.

*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

*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.

9> The Dead South @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W.

*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.

9:30> Alex Dean Jazz Orchestra @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $

10> Sam Polley & The Old Tomorrows @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.

10> Music by and for Ken Aldcroft @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO

10-2> Sons of Jameson @ The Hideout, 423 College St.

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

*11-2> “Boozy Broadway open stage” for musicians & singers with hosts Mandy Goodhandy, John Amato & band @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$0

416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH

8> Dan Walek & friends @ Working Dog Saloon, 3676 St. Clair Ave. E. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals

416 – TORONTO EAST

*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$

8:30-10:30> Gypsy Rebels @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Gypsy Jazz

9> The Monkey Fightin’ Snakes Christmas party @ The Duke Live, 1225 Queen St. E. ~Christmas Rock; $?

*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.

416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE

8-1> Jenn & Jeremy @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line

*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.

416 – TORONTO WEST

6-8> The Band Named Crow; The Anthology Project @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.  ~art Rock; $

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

7:30> “Buddy Holly’s Winter Concert” revue (first of 2 nights) @ Lower Ossington Theatre, 100 Ossington Ave. ~musical revue; $40

7:30> Landon Abram; Kaili Kinon; Lucas Penner @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~indie; $10

8> Arthur Renwick @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~tribute to Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska; $

7:30> Andrea Menard; Cheri Morale; Rosary Spence with all-star backing band @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~indigenous Jazz from Turtle Island

*8-10> Emily Devlin & Nathan Arges @ The Oakwood Hardware, 337 Oakwood Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers

8> Moonlight Flood; O Frontera; Gillian Stone @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $10

*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 Fergus Hambleton @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues

8:30> The Cluttertones; John Milliard; Germain Liu @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters/improvised/fusion; $

8:30> Quartette “Christmas show” @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Christmas; $

9> Damien Alexander; Kayt Lucas; Lexi Gilmore @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $

9> Peter Boyd @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~songwriter; $

9> Tres Kilos @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. ~Cuban Roots/Salsa; $10

9> Melissa Payne & Benji Rowland @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~acoustic Roots covers & originals

*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Sly @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$

10> Third Annual Hip-Hop Food Drive with CVSSS; Patnk; Everythin Oshaun; Yoana; more @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~Hip Hop; $ (collecting n-p goods for foodbank)

10> Good Enough Live Karaoke Band @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.

10> open mic with Peter Ramsay @ T.O. Lounge, 1384 Queen St. W.

*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz

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*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> 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

8:30> Liv Gains @ Red Brick Café, 8 Douglas St., Guelph

9> Tim Louis @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge

*10> Mike Todd @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo

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6> Scotty Kipfer @ Corner Café, 3 Bruce St. S., Thornbury

*7-11> open jam with The Freacon Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5

8-12> Nicholas Campbell @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough

*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough

8> Creyson Gritt & Caroline Box @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~music & word; $1-/pwyc

*8> Ken Tizzard @ Church-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

10> Julie & The Wrong Guys @ Red Dog, 189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~$13

905 EAST

7> Buttercups @ 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

905 NORTH-EAST

*7> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge

*8-11> songwriters open mic with host Derek Christie @ Archibald’s Pub, 8950 Yonge St., Richmond Hill

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.

905 NORTH-WEST

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

905 SOUTH

6:30> Sean Pinchin @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St. E., Hamilton ~original Blues; $

8> Charly Chiarelli @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~piano man

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

7:30-10:30> The Altobeelays with Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra @ Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Dr., Hamilton ~original Rock/Pop with Classical accompaniment; $

8-1> open jam @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton

8> Single Mothers; Little Junior; Rules @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~indie; $

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

9> NYSSA; Persons @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~indie; $

9:30-12> Pat Maloney & Local Haunts @ Zyla’s, 299 James St. N., Hamilton ~original Pop; pwyc

*10> Jazz jam @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton

905 WEST

*4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington

8-12> Shelley & Friends @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~songwriters; $

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> open mic with Michael Zane @ Shakers Oakville, 589 Kerr St., Oakville

LISTINGS KEY

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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