Expect swinging fun on Al Reilly’s “sexy tree” tonight | TorontoMoon.ca 200106Mo | Shows for Monday, January 06, 2022

Al Reilly -Gary 17

Al Reilly -Gary 17


Although officially he celebrated his “sexy-tree” 63rd birthday at a gig in Scarborough on the weekend, you can bet that Monday night Rockpile Monday jam host Al Reilly and his Catalyst band will be in a partying mood tonight, since today is the actual start of the eponymous singer’s next trip around the sun.  I’d expect someone will find a cake and there’ll be toasts galore from the usual suspects of talented players spanning various genres who enjoy showcasing on the club’s pro-calibre stage and a dedicated sound man.  Things get underway at 7 in the room at 5555 Dundas Street near East Mall.

-By Gary 17, TorontoMoon.ca
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SHOW LISTINGS for Monday, January 06, 2022

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*2-3> “Out of The Bassment” with host Keiko Gutierrez @ 93.3 CFMU Hamilton and online at http://cfmu.ca/shows/21-out-of-the-bassment ~music featuring bass players

3-7> Julian Taylor hosts @ 106.5 ELMNT FM in Toronto & www.elemntfm.ca ~eclectic music 25% indigenous, 35% CanCon

*6> “Underplayed and Underpaid” interviews and performances by Guelph area bands on CFRU 93.3 FM broadcast and online

6> “Soundcheck with Sabrina” with Sabrina Fallah @ Jungle 77.3 & online at http://www.jungle773.com/ ~eclectic tracks, interviews etc.


416 – TORONTO CENTRAL -Broadview/Bayview to Ossington

6> Jon Brooks & The Outskirts of Approval @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter

6-8> Three Headed Elephant @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick St.

6:30> U of T Jazz student ensembles @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $

**7-1 (sign-up at 7, show starts 7:30)> open stage with host Andy Sharp @ Free Times Café, 320 College St.

*7-11> “Middle of Nowhere” open mic (recorded live for podcast) @ Alchemy, 890 College St.

*7-10> open stage with Brad Scott @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.

*7-9:30> UkeZac ukulele jam & workshop @ Tranzac Club (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave.; $10

**8> open mic (2 songs; sign-up starts 8 p.m.) with host Bob Wiseman @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.

8> Vivienne Wilder @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.

8> Boye; cutsleeve; Smal Orbit; Kickie @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. ~eclectic indie; $

**8:30-1:30> open mic/jam @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.

8:30> Beacon Seasons; Chris Molyneaux Jazz Trio @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $0

*9:30> open mic @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade

9:30> Chris Hunt Tentet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $

10> Jordan John @ The Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Jazz-Rock fusion; $

10> Mike T. Kerr @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.


416 - TORONTO EAST -Broadview/Bayview to Victoria Park

7-10> Crossover Malfunction @ Relish, 511 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$

*8:45-12> acoustic open stage jam with Tyler Ellis @ Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave.

*9-12> Gareth Parry’s Book Club @ Sauce on Danforth, 1376 Danforth Ave. ~Blues/Jazz

*9:30-2> Sebastian Agnello & friends open stage @ Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave.; 0$



*7-12> Al Reilly’s Catalyst hosts Rock jam & Al’s birthday @ Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. 



7:30> Uke jam/workshop or Uke Circle jamalong @ Stone Cottage Pub, 3750 Kingston Rd. ~amateur ukulele players welcome; $5


416 – TORONTO WEST -Ossington to Etobicoke

6-11:30> “Pianofest” with Windsor Johnson; Chris Pruden; Britta Johnson; Ashley Urquhart’s Colour and Noise @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.  ~eclectic piano; $

7> Nick Adema Standards Quintet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc

*9> open mic with host Alun Piggins @ The Wicket, 1671 Bloor St. W.

*9-1> Hamstrung Stringband @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Bluegrass

*9-1> eclectic open stage/jam with host Nelson Sobral @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave.

9:30> Daniel Easty Quartet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc

*10-11> The Skyliners @ Skyline Restaurant, 1426 Queen St. W. ~low-fi Soul/Blues

*10> open mic with host Liam Kearney @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W.


519 EAST -Guelph, K-W & vicinity

7-11> open mic night hosted by Gregory Michael Schwan @ Kings Sports Bar, 468 Woodlawn Rd. E., Guelph

*7> open mic with John Stuart @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener

*7:30-12> open mic with Anthony Schmanthony @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph

8> “Waitress: The Musical” @ Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener ~musical theatre; $

9:30> Kat Steeves @ McCabe’s Irish Pub, 9 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals

9:30> Turk and the Hobbits @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W., Waterloo



*7-11> Rick & Gailie’s Crash & Burn @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $0


905 EAST -Pickering to Cobourg

7-9> Rob Phillips @ Arthur’s Pub, 930 Burnham St., Cobourg ~Jazz

8-11> open mic with John Hellyer @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~spoken word & music



*4-6> youth jam @ Hummingbird Hub, 6331 Main St., Stouffville; $ (includes refreshment)


905 SOUTH -Hamilton & vicinity

4-10> Potluck dinner & jam @ The Clef, 171 Stanley Ave. (rear), Hamilton

6> The Repeatles @ Innsville, 1141 Highway 8, Stoney Creek ~Beatles covers

6:30> Greensville Guitar Pickers jam @ Greensville Branch Library, 59 Kirby Ave., Hamilton

*6:30> Choir Nation with guest Alex Kadet @ Staircase, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton

*7:30> George Arnone Big Band @ Veterans Service League, 1473 Main St. E., Hamilton ~Jazz

*9:30> The New Rebel Westerners @ Cat N Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton ~Country


905 WEST -south Peel, Halton

*8-12> jam with Tom Barlow @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga

**8-12> jam night with Mimico Bill @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville



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 purchasers (eg. students, seniors, members, etc.). /+ indicates stated price is minimum.

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