Once again the “Tin Pan North” songwriters showcases are being put on by the Nashville Songwriters Association International apparently over three nights in at least four locations.
(I say “apparently” three nights and “at least” two locations because once again the idiot who handle so-called “promotions” for the organization didn’t bother to send TorontoMoon.ca a press release about the events, nor bother to get listed in NOW Magazine, nor, so far as I’ve been able to discover, create Facebook events for any of the shows despite an amazingly talented lineup. The only information we have comes from artists who’ve shared lineup nights, websites of some of the participating rooms and a couple of Facebook events created by artists involved in the affair.)
Regardless of the abysmal incompetence of the promotion end of the organization, whoever is booking the talent certainly does know their stuff as there’s an incredible array of Roots and Country oriented singer-songwriters performing in the in-the-round format over two nights of club shows and, of course, at the gala finale at Hugh’s Room Live on Saturday night.
Some of the standout talents are on stage tonight, in particular at Cadillac Lounge in TO (1295 Queen St. W.) where David McLachlan teams up with the Folk icon who produced his debut album many years ago now, David Bradstreet, and two other artists for the second 9:30 set of the 7:30-11:30 event. [See our listings for full details.] The early set is no slouch either, as Roots veteran Howard Gladstone teams up with engaging balladeer Harpin’ Norm Lucien, acclaimed Blues/Jazz composer Chris Whiteley and Hana Bajric.
In Oakville at 137 Kerr St., Moonshine Café has an impressive roster tonight as well with delightful authentic Roots-Pop songwriter Mark Yan and looping Jazz innovator Ambre McLean among the four participants in the early set. There’s also a show in Mississauga at Cities Sports Bar at 5835 Dixie Road. Cover is just $10 for each of these shows.
All three of these rooms also hold shows tomorrow night, with highlights including Caitlan Hanford and David Leask both at Moonshine, Glen Hornblast at Cadillac and Tin Pan founder (and still, I believe, main man) Dan McVeigh on the bill at Cities. The Saturday gala at Hugh’s (for which cover will be $20) includes Danny Marks, Suzie Vinnick, Blair Packham and three more.
Whether you’ve heard of all of the artists or only some (Moon readers will be well familiar with those who are subscribers and those names are underlined as well as some of the others mentioned whom we’ve written about before) or even none of the artists, you can be guaranteed that any of these shows will amply repay the time and expense of attending with some stellar, unforgettable live music. Too bad the organizers are so lame about getting the word out —they do a disservice not just to themselves and the participating artists and rooms, but to fans as well.
SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, May 24, 2022
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ONLINE / ON AIR
9-10am> “The Bill King Show” with host Bill King & guests @ CIUT 89.5 FM ~Blues/Jazz
Noon-2> Blues on Rock Radio UK with Carolyn Fe
1> “Liquid Lunch” with Hugh Reilly @ www.thatchannel.com ~songwriter interviews & performances
8> Ken Wallis show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
10> “Under The Radar” with Stevie Connor @ www.BluesandRootsRadio.com
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
Noon-1> winners of Glenn Gould Chamber Music Competition @ Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W. ~Classical; $0
5-8> Sarah Boulton @ Pogue Mahone, 777 Bay St. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6-8> Viva Girl Groups @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz cabaret; $15
6-9> Rich Roxborough & Michael O’Grady @ Tundra Restaurant in Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond St. W. ~Celtic Rock
6:30> Kevin Quain @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~moody Blues; $
7> “Rock For Life” fundraiser for Stephen Lewis Foundation & World Vision with bands of lawyers including One Shot Band featuring Rory Cummings; Tokyo Giants; more @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~variety; $0
*7> Alan Hetherington & Marco Tulio Costa @ Lisbon By Night, 802 Dundas St. W. ~Brazilian music
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> Lee Harvey Osmond; The Skydiggers; The Cowboys Junkies @ Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. ~original Rock/Pop; $
7:30> Fat Head Hazel @ Basso Pizzeria, 320 Queen St. E. ~Roots-Rock
7:30> Amely Zhou; Timar Parsons Duo @ Small World Music Centre, 180 Shaw St. ~Worldbeat Asian heritage; $
*7:30> Alex Bird Quartet @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~Jazz/Swing; $
7:30> open mic with Haus Orpheus @ Art Square Gallery & Café, 334 Dundas St. W. ~music, poetry, etc.
8-1> Fourth Thursday jam featuring Kevin Jeffrey, Diane Baker Mason, Phil Ciglen on guitar, Wayne Neon Smith & Nicola Vaughan @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
8> “Bring On The Funk 2” prostate cancer research fundraiser with BackTrack Band featuring Marty Zatzman; Grace @ Revival, 783 College St. ~Motown/Rock & all-fem Punk band; $25
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
8> The Young Novelists (recording release for album) @ Tranzac Club (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
8-12> Aruna Antonella Handa & The Sirens @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St.
8> open mic @ 1 Tonamara Smokers Lounge, 202 Spadina Ave.; $10/free for performers
8> Gravely James; Wrong Jeremy; Antonio Piretti TOZ; Chris Birkett Band; Lovegate; Analog Hybrid; Tree Fiddy; CoCo Coelho @ The Boat in Kensington, 158 Augusta Ave. ~eclectic indie; $?
8> James Wyan Crosby; Windfallfound; Teenage Green Bean; Roach @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. ~original Rock/Pop; $5-10
8> Sam Louis; Howlin’ Circus; Khay @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~eclectic indie; $10
8> Aphrose; Jong SL; Rxchelle; vaz; Terina Faye @ Nightowl, 647 College St. ~indie; $10
8> The Slyde (recording release for Back Again ep); guests Prismind @ Hard Luck Bar, 812 Dundas St. W. ~original Metal/Grunge; $
8:30> Taylor Abrahamse; Chris McQueen @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~songwriters; $10
8:30-10> SING! Vocal Arts Festival with Hampton Avenue; The Ault Sisters; The Watch @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Swing Jazz; $
8:30> Bob Dylan birthday tribute with Cosima & Rosie; Katey Morley; Melanie Peterson; Shikha Sehgal @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $
8:30-12> Cassie Norton; Kidgrit @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $5
9> Gentlemen of the Woods @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie; $10
9> Voltang; Jesus Horse; Powerbomb @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave. ~contemporary original; $
9> Benefit for Eva’s Shelter with Girl Friday; Green Girl; Low Life Lolas; Snufffluffers @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~Punk/Thrash; $
9> Roberto Occhipinti & The T-Funk All Stars @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz; $10
9> Bubblegum Bikini @ Mrs Robinson, 574 College St. ~Funk/R&B/Soul
9> The Wilderness; Basic White; JAD; Paper Shakers @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> open mic with Brad Cooper @ Originals, 1660 Bayview Ave.
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Suspects; Juke Baxx; Same $hift; The WolfPack (Swann & Resin); Stacee Brizzle; Ace of Spadez; Neil Hendrix; TroubleMaker; Marshall-C @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. ~Punk/Thrash; $15
9:30> Surefire Sweat @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Pudding @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Stacey Sexton; SF @ The Embassy Bar, 223 Augusta Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $0
10> Rob Clutton Trio @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
10:30> Eat A Peach @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. ~tribute to Allman Brothers; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9:30> Chris Staig & The Marquee Players @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
7> book launch for “Thank You For Dreaming” with poetry by Hoa Nguyen; Sonia Di Placido; music by Tom Smarda and Judy Keller @ Hirut Cafe, 2050 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz
7> Avalon’s Garden; Owen Barney opens @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~indie; pwyc
7> Pennywise; Strung Out; Modern Terror @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8> Mangosteen Handbook @ The Shore Leave, 1775 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz
8-10> Jazz open stage with Artie Roth & Steve Koven @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave.
8> Dueling Pianos with Justin Golan @ The Beach House, 1953 Queen St. E. ~Jazz
*8:30-10:30> The Spare Parts @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
9> Jenn & Jeremy @ The Goose & Firkin, 1875 Leslie St. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
*10-1> open jam with host Michael Villamor @ Breakwall, 1910 Queen St. E.
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
*4-6> Jacques Russell Trio featuring Michel Neray @ Tartistry, 1252 The Queensway ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7> Bullet Boys; Enuff Z’Nuff @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~contemporary Rock; $
7> student performers @ Java Joe’s, 1500 Islington Ave.
7-11> open mic @ Fair Grounds Café & Roastery, 3785 Lakeshore Blvd. W.
7:30> Or Dagan Trio @ Old Mill Inn (Home Smith Bar), 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; min table charge
9:30> Bryan Tyrell @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W. ~Pop
*10-2> Skip Tracer @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lakeshore Blvd. ~Rock/Pop
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*8-12> jam with Copy Machine @ Muckish Irish Pub, 74 Hymus Ave.
9:30> Scott Free @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
10> jam & karaoke @ Smiling Jacks, 3482 Lawrence Ave. E.
416 – TORONTO WEST
6> Nate Daviau; Adam Eisen; David Lison @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $15
6-9> Kristy Hagerman; Lauren Mayer opens @ Starbucks, 504 St. Clair Ave. W. ~songwriters; $0
6> The Tailbreakers for Lucy McCormick School fundraiser @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W.
6:30> Symphronica @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.
7> NSAI Tin Pan North Festival with 2 sets of songwriters in the round: 7:30> Chris Whiteley, Howard Gladstone, Harpin’ Norm Lucien, Hana Bajric; 9:30> David Bradstreet, David McLachlan, Steven Morrison, Elora Taylor @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~songwriters; $10
7> Songwriting workshop with Signe Miranda @ Long & McQuade, 925 Bloor St. W. ~$0
7> Broken Social Scene; Portugal The Man @ Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~contemporary original; $
7> “Spring Salon” with Andrea Ludwig, Mezzo Soprano, Laura McAlpine, Mezzo Soprano, Andrew Skitko, Tenor and accompanied by Robert Kortgaard, Piano @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~Classical; $
*8-12> open mic @ Bloor Bar Café, 1050 Bloor St. W.
8> Matthew Logan Vasquez; Parker Gispert; F Scott and The Nighthawks; Ruby Force @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
*8> Jean Baptiste De Collier & Donn Dixon @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8:30> Carlo (recording release); Aline Morales opens @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~original instrumental Rock/songwriter; $15
9> Miles Finlayson Trio @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz
9> Tavares Latin Jazz Quartet @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St.
9> Angie Hilts; Run With The Kittens @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $
9> Leather Jacuzzi; Cellphone; Prom Nite; Hugh Man @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $10
9-10:15> Dave Young & Reg Schwager @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W ~Jazz; $12
*9-12> open mic night with Anthony Abbatangeli @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
*9> “Spicy Jam” with house band @ Luanda House, 974 Bloor St. W.
9> Responsables; Jay Pollock @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
9> The Hellbent Rockers @ Shameful Tiki Bar, 1378 Queen St. W. ~contemporary Rock
9> Richard Inman @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Country/alt-Country; $
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
9:30> Blair Harvey & The Poor Darlins @ Hawaii Bar, 989 Dovercourt Ave. ~indie; $pwyc
10> Virgil Kinsley and His Band of Troubadours for Bob Dylan’s 77th birthday bash @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Roots-Rock; $
6> Dave Menard @ Strykerz Kitchen, 120 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener
*6> acoustic jam with Dave Pike @ TWB Co-operative Brewing, 300 Mill St., Kitchener
6:30> Craig Cardiff (recording release for Birthday Cards for Bob Dylan ep); Wooden Bridge opens @ The Albion Hotel, 49 Norfolk St., Guelph ~salute to Bob Dylan; $20
7> Carmen Spada; Peter Fischer @ Manhattan’s, 941 Gordon St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7-9> kitchen ceilidh with Gwen Potter @ McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge
*7-10> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
7> Kenny Munshaw @ Easy Pour Wine Bar, 1660 Blair Rd., Cambridge
*7-9> jam nite @ The Edge Wine Bar, 205467 County Rd. 109, Orangeville
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
8> Elvis impersonator/tribute Steve Michaels @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph ~tribute to Elvis; $49.75
8> Luke Michielsen; Derek Harrison @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Dwayne Gretzky @ Maxwell’s, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo
8> Jeans n Classics @ Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener ~tributes to Bowie & Prince; $35
*8:30> acoustic jam hosted by Mike Meacher & Vic Freitas @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*8:30-12:30> acoustic jam with Dennis Napper & Joe Lopez @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
9> jam with Miss Jaye Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> Jeff Holdridge @ McCabe’s Irish Pub, 9 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> Ally Howatt @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> Galley West @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
7> open mic with Karl @ Barnstormer Brewing, 384 Yonge St., Barrie
7> Donnie Meeker & The Collective @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues; $5
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Lukianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Joe Huron Trio & guest @ Sticky Fingers, 150 Dunlop St. W., Barrie ~Blues/R&B
8> Peterborough LIVE Festival presents Rockafellas; Broken Harmony; The Heartless Romantics; M.J. & The Beetus; Goombas; Rhys Climenhage @ Red Dog Tavern, 189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~eclectic indie; $10
*8> The Quickshifters @ Hot Belly Mama’s, 378 George St., Peterborough ~pwyc
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> Shawn Steinhart @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
9> Keith Hallett @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
*10> Tony Silvestri @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
10> open mic with Gerald Vanhalteren @ The Coach & Horses, 16 York St., Lindsay
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
*6-10> Sticks & Tones @ Fionn MacCool’s Oshawa, 214 Ritson Rd., Oshawa ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7-10> open mic @ Cocoa & Joe Café, 44 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*7-10> eclectic open mic with host Kristen Hare @ The Birch Bistro, 84 King St. W., Bowmanville
*8-11> Rocky Dean Records’ open mic with hosts Brian Pisani & Matt Meraw @ Manantler Craft Brewing Co., 182 Wellington St., Bowmanville
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
8:30> Mellow Dee @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9-12> open jam night @ Brooklin Pub, 15 Baldwin St., Whitby,
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9-1> open jam with host Courtney Bowles @ Down Omer, 522 Ritson Rd., Oshawa
9> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> Tres Hombers @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~tribute to ZZ Top; $
*7-10> Dino Stakos @ Father’s Moustache Grill, 15570 Yonge St., Aurora ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*8-11> open mic with Steffi Postol Goodfield @ Corners, 10593 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
*8> open mic with host Kevin Kerr @ The Duchess of Markham, 53 Main St. N., Markham
*8-11> Jam with Jayme Lynn Reed @ Offsides Sports Bar, 200 Simcoe Ave., Keswick
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Mickey Doyle @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
9> open mic (signup starts at 8:30) @ The Barrel, 2180 Steeles Ave. W. Vaughan
*9> open mic with The Almost Cool Band @ St. George Pub, 7 Main St. N., Georgetown
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
6> Fundraiser for An Instrument For Every Child by Hamilton Music Collective with performances by The Darcy Hepner R&B All Stars & featuring special guest George Olliver @ Shawn & Ed Brewing Company, 65 Hartt St., Dundas ~Blues/R&B; $100 (tax receipt provided)
*7:30> open mic @ Station 1 Coffee House, 28 Main St. E., Grimsby
8> “That’s My Drag” @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton
8> Dana Spinos (recording release for album) with Gillian Nicola opening @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton
*8-1> Sterlin Colvin, Bruce Tournay & Loralee McGuirl @ 33 Bowen, 33 Bowen St., Hamilton ~dueling pianos
*8-10> open mic with The Vaudevillian @ Rust City Brewery, 27 King William St., Hamilton
*8-10> Josh Coulter @ Judge and Jester, 17 Main St. E., Grimsby
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
9> Supersuckers; guests @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
9> open jam with Tim Ninehouse and Mr. Jay @ George Hamilton Restaurant, 152 King St. W., Hamilton,
*9> open mic night with rotating hosts @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Ancaster
10> Cory Mercer @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
10> Jessie Luciani @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
*7> Dos Guapos (Killin’ Time Band) @ Maracaz, 386 John St., Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7> Rib Reed @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*7-11> jam with James Anthony Band @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
7:30> NSAI Tin Pan North Festival with 2 sets of artists in the round: 7:30> Mark Yan, Ambre McLean, David Jarvis, Tori Sutherland; 9:30> Patrick Ballantyne, Nicole Rayy, Carri DeMaeyer, Jesse Parent @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~songwriters; $10
7:30> NSAI Tin Pan North Festival with 2 sets of artists in the round: 7:30> Jamie Warren, Katie Sacco, Don Lazar, Chase Stevens; 9:30> Benita Hill, Carol Harrison, Don Sachuk, Chris Strei @ Cities Sports Bar, 5835 Dixie Rd., Mississauga ~songwriters; $10
*7:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
8> Meg and Co. featuring Meghan Parnell of Parkside Drive @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Blues/Soul/Rock covers; $0
8> Big Shiny 2 @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
*8-12> jam hosted by The Personics @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington
*8> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Rock/Pop
*9:30> jam with Jack B Nimble @ Abbey Road Pub, 3200 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
9:30> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
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