Monthly Archives: April 2018

One word sums up the life of Jon Long, being remembered today

Jon Long celebrating his 41st birthday in 1999 -GARY 17

Giver. If you had to pick just one word to describe Jon Christopher Long, who passed away too young at 60 in his sleep last Friday, April 20 from coronary disease, that would be it. He was a multi-dimensional force in the Toronto and GTA music community and in all of the many roles he…

Tributes to the late Jon Long

Obituary posted by family on

The following tributes are excerpts from just some of the many posted on social media and on the online tribute page by family, friends, band mates and clients of the late Jon Long.  More will be added when the Musical Legacies Online Museum site is created. [See more details at end of this post.]… 180425We | Shows for Wednesday, April 25, 2022

170515 Moon spreads word W

For more information about contact Gary17: [email protected] * [email protected] SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, April 25, 2022 For KEY to listings codes and schemata see note at end of shows list. Names of subscribers appear in bold, are underlined and, where applicable, include a live link to their websites.  For Subscription details visit: Advertisers’…

Funeral Friday for Jon Long, felled by coronary disease

Jon Long in 2012 -GARY 17

  The funeral for much loved music booster Jon Long will take place on Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m., his family is set to announce in a death notice to be published Wed. April 25. An autopsy into his unexpected but peaceful death in his sleep the morning of Friday April 20 found that…

UPDATED: McKenna birthday and Gate closing parties will be essential travel for fans despite ice storm | 180415Su | Shows for Sunday, April 15, 2022


UPDATE:  The Mike McKenna birthday show has been rescheduled to next Sunday due to the weather.  Other show cancellations have also been received since this was posted.  If you want to check a show’s status, click the link in the club’s address field to go to Google Maps, where address listings also usually include phone…

David Hines bringing new duo to Roc’n Doc’s for dinner show | 180413Fr | Shows for Friday, April 13, 2022

By Mike Beggs, Special to \ PORT CREDIT-MISSISSAUGA \ When patrons hunker down for the suppertime show tonight at Roc’n Doc’s in Port Credit, who better to provide the musical ambience than singer/acoustic guitarist David Hines and electric violinist Victoria Yeh, who recently joined forces in the duo known as Don’t Look Down. Hines’…