SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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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
*5-8> Tony Quarrington @ Boland’s Open Kitchen, 575 Mount Pleasant Rd. ~solo Jazz guitar; $0
5:30> “Sounds of The City” with Pure Life; The Harmonics; The Projectors; Rosewood; Pathers Soul System; Komodo Dragons; Continental Drift; ParacosmGunk @ Tranzac Club (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~indie; $
5:30-6:30> Eliana Cuevast @ Four Seasons Center, 145 Queen St. W. ~Venezuelan songwriter; $0
6> Toronto Youth Slam open mic jam @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W.
6-8> Alan Cohen & Friends @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6> Arthur Renwick @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6:30> Richard Whiteman Four @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by Mark Ripp @ 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
7-11> Hi-Rez @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. ~original Hip Hop; $25
*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30> Brodie West Quintet @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO
7:30> Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~Classical; $pwyc
**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc
8> Battle of the Bands semi-finals with Dorval; Basset; Newcomer; Rocket Bomb @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $5
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra with conductor Bernard Labadie @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical: Mozart’s “Symphony No. 39”; $
8-1> open mic with backline & house guitar @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave.
*8> John Bellisario hosts weekly Jazz jam @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8> MonkeyJunk; guest Sean Pinchin @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~original Roots-Rock; $
8:30> Amberlea Bruch; Arianna Mae; Quinn Mills & The Common Era; Noah Mroueh @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
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.
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Lucien Gray @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Bobby Dove @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Music By and For Ken Aldcoft @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
10-2> Paige Armstrong @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~solo Blues-Rock
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; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
8:30-10:30> Gypsy Rebels @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Gypsy Jazz
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
8-1> Sonny Boy Mick @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line
*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 SCARBOROUGH
8> Dan Walek & friends @ Working Dog Saloon, 3676 St. Clair Ave. E. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Jesse Corrigan @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave.
6> Traces; Kill Them With Color @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
7> Graham Nicholas and Bryan McPherson @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~$10
*8-10> Emily Devlin & Nathan Arges @ The Oakwood Hardware, 337 Oakwood Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*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 guests Michael Titherington & Davi Rockit of Full Bore Blues @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
8:30> Ejji Smith Band @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $10
9> Peter Boyd @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~songwriter
9-12> The Gatekeepers @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Blues
9> Steed @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Roots-Rock
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Sly @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
10> Good Enough Live Karaoke Band @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~karaoke with live band
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
5-8> Little Gordie Sunshine @ Dufferin Public House, 214 Main St., E., Shelburne ~smooth Pop
*6-8:30> ukulele jam @ Idea Exchange, 5 Tannery St. E., Cambridge
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
7> open mic night @ Red Brick Café, 8 Douglas St., Guelph
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
8-11> John Lee & The Hookers host Blues jam with guest Joshua Miller @ 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
*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
*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
6-8:30> open mic & release party for latest edition of Writing Rainbow @ Debbi’s Boutique Café, 94 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~spoken word; $0
*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> open mic @ Arthur’s Pub, 930 Burnham St., 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
8:30-11:30> open mic jam with backline @ Britannia Pub, 7359 Yonge St., Thornhill
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 @ Magnums, 21 McMurchy Ave. N., Brampton
*10-2> jam night with Switchbeat Trio @ Maguires, 284 Queen St. E., Brampton
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> Matt Zaddy @ Gallagher’s Bar, 29 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
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 night @ Phoenix Pub McMaster University, Refectory Building, 1280 Main St. W., 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
*4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
8> jam with The Grindstones @ American House, 324 Dundas St. E., Waterdown
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Jazz
8:30> Moonfruits; Tragedy Ann @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~songwriters; $10
9-1> Kevin Reid and the Dedbeats @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Rock/Pop; $
9> The Gene Pool Boys @ Door FiftyFive, 55 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Jazz/Soul 50s sound; $0
*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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