SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, February 23, 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
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
5> Anna Douglas Trio @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
6-8> Urban Art Folk Salon with Anna Gutmanis; Brenda Clews’ Jennifer Hosein; Jovan Vuksanovich; Marck Runu; Nadia High & host Gannon Hamilton @ Mount Pleasant Library, 599 Mt. Pleasant Rd. ~songwriters
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6-8> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~solo piano Jazz; $
6-8> Stu Harrison & Stu MacDonald @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Tetrahedon @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7> open mic with Derek Mok @ Kensington Lodge, 21 Kensington Ave.
7> Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ Mod Club, 722 College St.
7> Rumpus Room @ Tranzac Lounge (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
8-1> 4th Thursday jam featuring Kevin Jeffrey & Nicola Vaughan @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
*8-12> Joe Bowden @ Nawlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> Aaron Diehl & Cécile McLorin Salvant @ Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. ~tribute to Jazz icons Roll Moron & George Gershwin; $5+
8> Emily Raquel; The Naïve; Jana Teovano; Laura Tremblay @ Silver Dollar 486 Spadina Ave. ~indie; $
8> Tafelmusic Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~Classical; $15-39
8> Chad Price album release @ Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide St. W. ~indie; $10
8> Ruel album release with guests Ace Autumn, Oddysey & Paul, DJ Know York @ Supermarket, 268 August Ave. ~indie; $10
8-11> Daniella Nardi; Ron Davis; Kevin Barrett; Mike Downes; Steve Heathcote @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~songwriters; $20
8:30> Long Range Hustle; Hours & Hours; Alex & The Flood; Flowers for Daniel @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $6
8:30-9:30> Timothy Sheldon Prueter @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie
8:30> Jee Jee Band @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~Top 40
*8:30> Organic Groove open mic with host Dylan Hennessy @ Cannabis Culture, 461 Church St.
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues; 0$
9> Belladonna @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz
9-11:30> Irene Jacob Quartet @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $20
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Rich Brown’s The Abeng @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Paul Reddick @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~original Blues
10> Carl Schilde & Matthew Bailey @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Pretzel Logic @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~Steely Dan tribute; $
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> Suzi & Doug @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic covers & originals; 0$
8-12> Black Bear All-Stars celebrating William A. Miller’s birthday @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive ~Rock/R&B/Blues; 0$
*8:30-10:30> Jerry Leger & The Situation @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Folk-Rock/Country
9> Rick Miller & Friends @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic Pop/comedy/Cabaret; 0$
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
9:30> Blues jam with Mike Sedgewick Band @ The Peppery Cat, 1953 Queen St. E.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
7:30> David Buchbinder Trio @ Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; min table charge
9> Kimberley Wetmore Band @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock
*9:30-2> Skip Tracer @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lakeshore Blvd. ~Rock/Pop
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
8-12> jam night @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> Y-US @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> G Street Jazz Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
7:30> Kobo Town @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~$15
7:30> Devin Cuddy @ Wenona Craft Beer Lodge, 1069 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $15
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8> Doffing; Babylawn; Nutrients; Voynich @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> Colour Film; Les Cooper @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $12
9> The Billy B Jam @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St.
9> Meat Wave The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~
*9-12> open mic night with Anthony Abbatangeli @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
*9> open mic with Phil Hood @ The Roncy, 390 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
9-12> Ilios Steryannis Jazz Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Goodnight Sunrise; Mad Machines @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~90s covers
9> Ancient Shapes; Uncontrollable Urge; Triples @ Smiling Buddha Stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie; $
9> Bryce Jardine and the Parlour Birds @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave.
9> Ali McCormick @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriter
9> Charles Tilden & Friends @ Holy Oak Café, 1241 Bloor St. W. ~
9:30> Luke Vajsar @ Ciros Restaurant, 1316 Bloor St. W. ~Funk/Blues; pwyc
10> Mama Motown & Her Bad Decision @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~New Orleans Blues/Motown; $10
10> Freeman Dre @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W.
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W.
*6-10> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
7:30-10> jam night @ RCL #126 Preston Legion, 334 Westminster Dr. N., Cambridge
*8> open mic with Mandippal @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinburgh Rd., S., Guelph
8> Murray McLauchlan @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph ~Can-Roots icon; $45+
8> open mic night @ M&M Bar, 475 Main St., Cambridge
8> Chadley Chase & Andre Besel @ Grand River Hotel, 1102 King St. E., Cambridge ~Country
8> The Schotts @ Café 13, 13 Main St., Cambridge ~acoustic songwriting duo’ $15
*8> Jazz/Blues jam @ Hep Cats, 42 Erb St. E., Waterloo
*8-11> open mic with Sandy MacDonald @ Williamsburg Arms, 1187 Fischer Hallman Rd., Kitchener
*8:30> acoustic jam hosted by Simon Heras @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*8:30-12:30> acoustic jam with Dennis Napper & Joe Lopez @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
8:30> open mic with James Kuttelwascher @ Fionn MacCool’s Kitchener, 4287 King St. E., Kitchener
9-11> Serena Rutledge; Mikalyn Hay @ The Cornerstone 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~songwriters; $10
9> Sylvia & The Boyfriend @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Blues
*9:30> acoustic act @ The Black Badger, 55 Water St., Cambridge ~acoustic
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
*10> Happy Pappy @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
**7-11> Tamica Herod & The Harbour Street Band with guest @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Likianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> The Joe Huron Trio @ Sticky Fingers, 199 Essa Rd., Barrie ~Jazz/Blues
8> Austin McCarthy @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
8> Peterborough Poetry Slam with feature Niambi @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~spoken word
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
10> The Ripple and the Writer @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
8> Gibbran @ Kelsey’s Oshawa Centre, 419 King St. W., Oshawa ~Reggae/Soul/Blues
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
9> Blues jam @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> Two For The Show @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Pop Rock
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
10> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop
*10-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*7-11> Johnny Cadillac @ Spot One, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Steve Royall @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
*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
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
6:30> “Mardi Gras Southern Supper” with Tyler Yarema @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St., E., Hamilton ~Blues; $
8> The Treble Men; Snowheel Slim & The Boogie Infection; Be Bop Deville @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~Rockabilly
*9> LMT Connection @ Doc Magilligan’s Irish Pub, 6400 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls ~R&B/Funk
*9> jam with Hank & The Boys @ Tartan Toorie, 969 Fennell Ave. E., Hamilton
*9> open mic night with rotating hosts @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Ancaster
9> Blunt Chunks; Loveland; Thunderclap @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~indie; $10
*9:30> Rock jam @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
9:30> acoustic open stage with Daryl Gray @ The George Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave., Hamilton
9:30> Chris Caddell & Friends @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> Strummers Union @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> Michelle Titian & Duane Rutter @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
*6-9> Ric Jacobs @ Ivy Bar, 3330 South Service Rd., Burlington
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
7> Joe Guenther & Friends @ Black Bull Burlington, 1124 Guelph Line, Burlington
7> Scott Whittington @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*7-11> James Anthony Band @ The Purple Heather, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
*7:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
8> Kent McMillan @ Bronte Sports Kitchen, 2544 Speers Rd., Oakville
*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> Cindy and The Slammers @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~local; $10
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Pop
9:30> The Grady Brothers @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~eclectic Country
*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
*10:30> The Killin’ Time Duo @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~Pop Rock
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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