Monthly Archives: July 2013

SUBSCRIBER PROFILE: David Love –all you need is Love!

David Love has been a subscriber to Toronto Moon Magazine since near the very beginning and is proud to support the only magazine to consistently write about the live music scene in the GTA for over 21 years. While some fans of smooth Pop and melodic Rock from the music’s heyday of the 60s and…

Jon Long no longer part of Wednesday’s Child jam at Lola

For one reason or another drummer and promoter Jon Long is no longer part of the Wednesday jam at Lola Pub in Kensington Market, as we had reported that he was last week. It’s difficult to know for sure exactly why, since Jon has been incommunicado the past couple of days. His voicemail message box…

130731 Wed. July 31, 2021 Toronto Moon show listings

*5-7> Emily Long Steinwell Trio @ The Rooster, 479 Broadview Ave., TO E. ~Jazz 5-8> Chelsea McBride Jazz Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave., TO W. ~Jazz *7-11> open jam with Wayne Buttery Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach *7-11:30> Acoustic jam with host Ric Coombes & Bruce Haines of Stink…

130730 Tues. July 30, 2021 Toronto Moon show listings calendar

  *5-8> Piano Jazz @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave., TO E. ~Jazz 5-8> Jay Danley’s Ethiojazz Project @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave., TO W. ~Ethiopian Jazz 5-10> La Musique Circle @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke S. ~solo/band competition in two age categories with prizes 6> Celia Palli @ Cameron House (front),…

130729 Mon. July 29, 2021 Toronto Moon show listings

5-8> Yuko Haze Jazz Band @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave., TO W. ~ *6-9> Calliope’s Nest open stage/jam for women @ Lola Pub, 40 Kensington Ave., TO *7-9> Christine Bougie and Dafydd Hughes present: This Is Awesome! @ Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave., TO ~indie Lounge music **7-11> M Factor Mondays with host Elana…

Brian Maxim memorial draws huge crowd to Birchmount

The crowd at Brian Maxim's memorial at Birchmount Tavern Sat. July 27 , 2013 -17

A large crowd of fellow musicians, fans, family and friends of the late Brian Maxim gathered 3-7 on Sat. July 27 at Birchmount Tavern in Scarborough to remember the affable and fun-loving Rock singer and songwriter. As reported earlier, Brian passed away July 12 after a long battle with cancer. The crowd included members of bands…

After 3 years as a host, Linda Lavender in spotlight this afternoon

She said it best, perhaps, on the Facebook event for this afternoon’s 3-5:30 special edition of the Lazy Cat Cafe open stage: “I’ve been hosting and organizing the Lazy Cat open stage for three years now; time for a feature,” she writes. The monthly last-Sunday open stage that takes place in the Community Centre of the…

130728 Toronto Moon Sun. July 28, 2021 Show Listings

  *11am-2pm> Julian Fauth & Friends @ Axis, 3049 Dundas St. W., TO W. ~Blues/Jazz piano*11am-2pm> Double A Jazz @ DeSoto’s 1079 St. Clair Ave. W., ~Jazz *11am-3pm> Rockabilly Brunch with The Cosmotones @ Dominion On Queen, 500 Queen St. E., TO ~Rockabilly 11> Gypsy Flame Showband @ Free Times Café, 320 College St., TO…

130727 Sat. July 27, 2021 Toronto Moon Show Listings Calendar

  All Day> Beaches Jazz Festival with 5 stages in 2 locations + 7-11 Streetfest along Queen St. E. –see www.beachesjazz.com for details *11am-2pm> Julian Fauth & Friends @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W., TO W. ~Blues/Jazz piano **1-4> open mic with host Richard Keelan @ Black Cat Pub, 3513 Dundas St. W., TO W.…

Memorial jam 3-7 Sat. July 27 for Brian Maxim at Birchmount Tavern

Brian Maxim -facebook

Rock singer the late Brian Maxim, who passed away on Fri. July 12 after a long battle with cancer, had a lot of musical friends. As the singer for MOXY early in the century, a member of the Classic Albums Live troupe for several years and frontman for the iconic Stumblin’ Blind that was part of the scene…

Reilly set to test his mettle with two nights of shows

Al Reilly -Gary 17

Rock singer Al Reilly took his lungs and stamina for a quick test drive last Friday, July 19 by singing a few tunes on stage with Tommy Rocker’s Classic Rock Show band less than a week after suffering an apparent stroke that hospitalized him for several days the previous Fri. July 12. Now Reilly says…

130726 Fri. July 26, 2021 Show Listings

  130726 Fri. July 26, 2021 Show Listings 4 p.m.-1:30 a.m.> 15th anniversary party with The 3 Dads (4 p.m.); Harvest Moon(9:30) @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line, Etob. S. ~Pop Rock/Top 40 4-8> Beaches Jazz Festival Boardwalk Stages ~eclectic Latin, etc. *5-8> Kensington Shake weekly Sick Kids fundraiser party with Paul Martin, Matt Greenburg & guest musicians…

130725 ~ Show Listings for Thurs. July 25 2013

130725 ~ Show Listings for Thurs. July 25 2013 *events preceded by asterisk are repeating weekly events **Two asterisks represents repeating event with different hosts or guests *3-7> or later open stage jam in the round with Danny Blue @ Lola Pub, 40 Kensington Ave., TO *5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street…

Jon Long now part of Wednesday’s Child jam at Lola

Drummer and shows promoter Jon Long seems to be popping up all over the place these days. Ever since resuming his role as a jam host at Black Swan Tavern a few months ago —albeit for a biweekly Sat. afternoon jam instead of a weekly Wed.— it seems there’s no end to his relentless campaign…

Listings for Wednesday July 24, 2021

Listings for Wednesday July 24, 2021 *5-7> Emily Long Steinwell Trio @ The Rooster, 479 Broadview Ave., TO E. ~Jazz 5-8> David Rubel Music @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave., TO W. ~ *7-11> open jam with Wayne Buttery Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach *7-11:30> Acoustic jam with host Ric Coombes…

Today’s show listings for Tues. July 23, 2021

Tuesday July 23, 2021 *events preceded by asterisk are repeating weekly events *5-8> Piano Jazz @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave., TO E. ~Jazz 5-8> Andy Malette piano [email protected] Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave., TO W. ~Jazz *6:30-11> open acoustic jam with Don Niblett & Frank Zochodne @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N.,…

Is Evolution ready to hit a higher plane of existence?

Most of the acts who take to the stage for the weekly half-hour feature set at Julian Taylor’s Monday night open stage at Dora Keogh are there to promote their original songs. Whether or not that will be the case with the duo Evolution, which does the 10 p.m. feature for tonight’s event, however, remains…

Signe Miranda hosting at Free Times Cafe Mon. July 22

Go-getter, songwriter, open mic host and musical promoter Signe Miranda has blossomed into a major force to be reckoned with on the TO musical scene the past couple of years and keeps her hands in a lot of different activities. In addition to her own music, the spunky overachiever is the guiding spirit behind the…

Rising Star Award winner John Jackson is no newcomer to the biz

One of the things about Folk music that makes it so different from genres such as Rock, Pop and even Country these days is that age is less of a barrier to critical acclaim. Perhaps that explains why so many winners of the CBC’s Galaxie Rising Star awards, conferred annually along with $1,000 cash and…