SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, February 26, 2022
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ON AIR / ONLINE
*3-5am> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat of Fri show, also runs Wednesdays 6-8am)
*6, 7, 10 & 11am; 5 & 7 pm> “Sunday Morning Soul” with Johnny Max @ www.sundaymorningsoul.com ~Blues
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11am-2pm> Gloria Valentine & Nina Shapilsky for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St.
*11am-2> The Mercenaries @ Drake One Fifty, 150 York St. ~retro Rock/Soul
noon-3> Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
noon-3> Kevin Barrett Group @ Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz brunch; $12
2> Rhinoceros Saxophone Quartet @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
3-6> Jake Koffman Quintet @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~Jazz
3> Blues N Troubles @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~Blues
3:30-6:30> Freeway Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
3:30> Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~Classical; $
*4-7> Michael Brennan @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~East Coast Rock/Blues Roots
4> David Diao Group @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz-Rock
4:30-7:30> Mark Sepic @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. ~Jazz/Classical/looping originals
*4:30-8> New Orleans Connection All Stars & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
5> Steve Paul Simms with Dave Lang & Bob Cohen @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~original Roots-Pop
5-9> Robbie Lane & The Disciples @ Seven44, 744 Mount Pleasant Road ~vintage Rock/R&B; $10
5:30-7> Catherine M Thompson album launch for Cool Cat @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~songwriter; $10 (cds for +$5)
6-7:30> Quinn Dooley & Shaina Silver-Baird @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10/pwyc
6> Sweet Sunday Soul with Super L @ Harlem, 67 Richmond St. E. ~Soul/tribute to Al Jarreau; $10
*6-9> open mic with Eddy Culjak @ Fox & Fiddle Wellesley, 27 Wellesley St.
*7-1> Freefall Sundays open stage (2 songs each -signup @ 7 or pre-sign online) @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta St.
7-9:30> Jake Wilkinson Group @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7-10> Brooke Blackburn @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues/Jazz/R&B
7:30> Eve Goldberg & Jane Lewis et al @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Folk
7:30> Lora Ryan; Dana Ben David; Kirsty Hagerman @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~songwritrers; $10
8> Noah Zacharin; Lynn Harrison @ Schlangrillah, 648 Bloor St. W. ~Roots songwriters; donation $10-$20
8> The Mike Smith Company; Bristles Trio @ Tranzac Club (Man Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
8> Look Vibrant; Omhouse; Max T @ Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina Ave. ~indie; $
*8> jam/open mic with backline & host band Meg and the Scene @ The Antler Room, 146 Front St. W.
*8> open mic with Kyle @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
*8-12> The Honour Roll with REMY trio @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~freestyle Hip Hop; 0$
8> “Showcase Festival” with Leondro Scar; Jupiter Hollow; more @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~eclectic original artists; $20
8-10> Thelonious Hank @ Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave. ~Country
9> Bien Agiter; Johnny Nocash & The Celtic Outlaws GXU; Chainfall @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~indie; $7
9:30> Way North @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*10> Horshack feat. Chris Caddell @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Bluesy contemporary & classic Rock
10> Steve Ward @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> New Grease Revival @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
**10> Blues jam with guest hosts The Dog Walkers @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
416 – TORONTO EAST
11am-2pm> Dan Farrell for Jazz brunch @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
1:30> Tom Allen & Company @ Kingston Road United Church, 976 Kingston Rd. ~ show tunes “From Weimar to Vaudeville” songs from 20s & 30s; $30
**2-5> Lisa Particelli’s Girls Night Out Jazz jam @ Morgan’s, 1282 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*3-6> open mic with Nicola Vaughan @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave.
3-5:30> Lazy Cat open stage with hosts Linda Lavender & Andy Du Rego with feature by Barb Pearson @ Bain Co-op Community Centre, 100 Bain Ave. (enter off Sparkhall Ave.) ~0$
4> Cash On Demand featuring Hervé Basset @ Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Johnny Cash tribute
*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam with William A. Miller’s Black Bear All-Stars @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive
4:30-8:30> jam with The Two Fours @ The Peppery Cat, 1953 Queen St. E.
5-8> Tim Bradford @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
7-11> Voodoo Walters & The Rhythm Method @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave ~R&B/Blues; 0$
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
3:30-7> Johnny Max & The Heart Attacks @ Markland Pub, 666 Burnamthorpe Rd. ~R&B/Blues
4-8> BG Rhythm Section featuring Gary Kendall + guests Robin Banks & Teddy Leonard @ Blue Goose Tavern, 1 Blue Goose Rd. ~Blues/R&B
5-9> Freedom Train @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock
8> unnamed so obviously to the club promoters completely unimportant indie bands @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W.
*10-2> jam with Rebecca Matiesen & Phoenix @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*2-6> Dan Walek hosts acoustic jam @ Norm’s Place, 3439 St. Clair Ave. E.
*6-10> jam with Ron McLeod & Supernatural @ Tara Inn, 2365 Kingston Rd.
*7-11> open jam with host Gtar Live @ McGradie’s, 2167 Victoria Park Ave.
*8-12> acoustic jam with The Tall Boyz featuring Tommy Rocker @ Al Mac’s, 2459 Kingston Rd.
416 – TORONTO WEST
**11-2> live Jazz brunch @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
11-1:30> Jorge Maza & Pancho Galván @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Latin Jazz brunch
*noon-3> Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
* noon-3> The Cosmotones @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Bluegrass
2> Suzie Vinnick with Cecile Doo-Kingue, Don Rooke or Toronto Blues Society 2017 Guitar Worksho @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~Blues; $
2:30-3:30> The Monkey Bunch @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. ~family/kids music; $10
**5-8> John Borra & Sam Ferrara w. guest @ The Communist’s Daughter, 1149 Dundas St. W. ~Country
5-8> Chris Coole & Ivan Rosenberg @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~old-time Country Roots
5-8> Linda Carone @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
5> Terry McColgan life celebration with Chris Staig & The Marquee Players (at 7) ; more @ Mezzrow’s, 1546 Queen St. W. ~Rock/Rockabilly/Blues
6> Monk’s Music @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
7> Another Bloody Folk Club @ Yellow Griffin Pub, 2202 Bloor St. W. ~traditional English Folk
8> Wolfe Island “Winter Ball” Music Festival with Jason Collett and various performers @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. ~eclectic; $25
8> Emma Cook album release for Same Old Song @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~Pop songwriter; $12
8> K. Forest @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. ~$20
8:30> Michael Davidson @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
8:45> FTFF; Copper Crown @ Smiling Buddha Stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie
9-1> Kal’s Hot Four @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Sweet Teeth @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Rootsabilly/Jazz
9> final evening of operation? @ Holy Oak Café, 1241 Bloor St. W.
*10> The Mercenaries @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~retro Rock/Soul; $10
10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
2-4> Traditional English Music Folk Sessions @ The Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge
3> Adrian Raso, Ekaterina Tikanova (ballerina), GCVI musicians, John McLellan Jazz Quartet & Celtic Academy Irish Dance Canada dancers @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph ~eclectic revue; $25/+-
3> The Lifers; Moonlight Flood @ The Common Café, Wilson St., Guelph
*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge
*9-1> jam @ Ivy Arms Pub, 201 Main Street E., Milton
9:30> Romeo Sex Fighter @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W. Waterloo
*10-2> open mic with Nathan Coles @ Jimmy Jazz, 52 Macdonnell St., Guelph
2-5> Joe Huron Trio with guest Mark Hathaway @ Sticky Fingers Dunlop, 150 Dunlop St. W., Barrie ~Jazz
3> Odd Man Rush @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*3-6> Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering ~acoustic Blues/Rock
*3:30-7:30> Jon McCann & JD Bass with guest Keith Danby of Screamin’ Evil Blues Band host jam @ West Shore, 893 Bayly Ave., Pickering ~Rock/Blues jam
5> Pete & Sue @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
6-10> open jam with Juggernaut @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax
*7> Gibran & Matt “Smokey” Wildfong @ Harwood Blues, 7 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~Blues
8> Last Breed; Billy Marks; Milestone; King Q; Un3rdog; Madman @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa ~$15
*8:30-12:30> karaoke with The English Rose & The Mad Scotsman @ Pearson Pub, 101 Mary St. W. Whitby
*10> Another Round @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
**1-3> Joe & Frank with guest performer @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jackson’s Point ~Jazz
*1:30-4:30> Blaine Burnie, Mark Thackway & friends @ Coach House Pub, 3 Felcher Boulevard, Stouffville ~acoustic Roots
*3-7> open stage with Kevin Ker @ The Earl Of Whitchurch, 6204 Main St., Stouffville
*3-7> Daniel Davies Band hosts jam @ C.J. Barley’s, 213 The Queensway S., Keswick
*5> open mic with Crosstown Band @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown
*5:30-9:30> open jam with host band Faces For Radio & guest @ Crown and Anchor Pub, 389 Main St. N., Brampton
*6-9:30> The Andy Earle Trio @ Big Daddy’s Newmarket, 446 Davis Drive, Newmarket ~Blues
*8> acoustic open mic with Kat Vhonda @ Wild Wing Newmarket, 340 Eagle Street, Newmarket
2-6> Bay City Blues Band & guest Dylan Wickens @ Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Drive, Hamilton ~Blues; $7
*3> Brother Tom Finochio hosts kitchen party jam @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton
3> Scrap Heap; Worst Gift; more @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
*4> open mic with Neon Moon @ Moose Lodge, 1860 Barton St., Hamilton
4:30-7:30> Alfie Smith @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton ~original Blues
*7> open mic @ The Wee Dram, 1831 Main St. W., Hamilton
*7:30-11:30> open jam hosted by Troy Harmer & The Persuaders @ The Brown Barrel, 1515 Upper Ottawa St., Hamilton
8> Ancient Shapes; Uncontrollable Urge; Dan Edmonds @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
9-12> Adam Ostrosser & guest @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
?*10> open mic with Kim Koren @ West End Pub, 151 Emerson St., Hamilton
10:30> Chris Chambers Group @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton
**2-6> The Renegade Riders @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Country
?*2> open mic with John & Sheila Ludgate @ The Queen’s Head, 400 Brant St., Burlington
*3-6> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
3:30> James Anthony @ Abbey Arms, 481 North Service Rd., Oakville ~Blues
4-7> Glenn Groves @ The Purple Heather, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington ~Country
*4:30-8> Tyler Yarema & The All Stars @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues
**5:30-8:30> The Stew @ Mulligan’s, 2458 Dundas St. W., Mississauga ~R&B/Rock
**7-11> The Nomads @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock
7> Gord Deppe and Sandy Horne (of Spoons) for Yonge Street Mission fundraiser @ Classic Bowl, 3055 Dundas St. W., Mississauga ~acoustic Pop; $20
*8> open mic night with house band featuring Mike Shotton, Tim & Dave Johns @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
*9-1> Dan Ford @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~$
*10:30> Adam Cooke & The Adams Family @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington
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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