SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, April 27, 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
8> Ken Wallis show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
5> Anna Doublas Trio @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6> Testament; Sepultura @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
6-8> Aniko Miles; Karen Racicot @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> The A/C Unit @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7> open mic with Derek Mok @ Kensington Lodge, 21 Kensington Ave.
THIRD THURSDAY: 7-9:30> music and poetry open stage (signup at 7) @ Queen Gallery, TO Central, 382 Queen St. E. ~$5/donation
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal @ Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original Country; $
7:30> Eybler Quartet; Haydn Central; Vanhal recording release @ Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. ~Classical; $
*7:30> Sarah Jordan & Matt G @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~acoustic Top 40
*8-12> Joe Bowden @ Nawlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> Jon Travis Train @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
8> Daniela Nardi’s Expresso Manifesto; more @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~indie; $
8> Feist @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter recording release for Pleasure; $
*8> open mic with host Eric Sorenson & feature by Jordan Paul @ Libertarian House, 236 Queen St. E.
8> The Mustard Junkies @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8:30> Parsonfield; more @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8:30-12:30> Suuns; Doomsquad; Peeling; Technical Kidman @ Silver Dollar 486 Spadina Ave. ~indie; $
*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
9> Ani with Bassline; Danielle Knoll; Funny Funk @ Supermarket, 268 August Ave. ~indie; $10
8-12> Nolan Hubbard @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. recording release for Luminosity; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> Jarek Hardy; Texas Dirty; Ivan Rivers @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Dave Turner Quartet @ 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
10-2> Paige Armstrong Trio @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~Blues-Rock
10> Kulvirrrrp @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Pretzel Logic @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~tribute to Steely Dan; $
10> Sheldon Hunt @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade Central
10> The Dromedaries; T. C. Folkpunk @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~indie; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> Clela Errington & Kirsten Jones @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriters; 0$
7> Sabaton @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~contemporary original; $
7> Old Dominion; opener Kira Isabella @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
9> Andrew Grady Duo @ Murphy’s Law, 1702 Queen St. E. ~Pop Rock
9:30> Eric & The Soo @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers; 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.
*10-1> open jam with host Michael Villamor @ Breakwall, 1910 Queen St. E.
7-9> Ukulele night with Chris Wilson @ Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W.
7:30> Anthony Panacci Trio @ Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; min table charge
9> Kimberley Wetmore @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock
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 night @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> BB Queen @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Blues
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> G Street Jazz Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
*6:30-9> Carl Bray & guest @ Fat City Blues, 890 College St. ~solo piano
7-9> Ronley Teper’s Lipliners @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~indie art Rock; $
7> Jorge & Yuri Lopez Cascabel Quartet @ Toronto Bloom Restaurant, 2315 Bloor St. W. ~Mexican music; $45 includes dinner
7:30> Lily Frost & The Gentlemen Callers with guests The Millwinders; more @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~video release for “Rebound Bitch” single; $25
8> Childs; Bookchop; The Litch; more @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
8> Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Slowpitchsound; Libydo @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. ~art Rock/Classical/electronica/dance; $22
8> Notion recording release for Heart On My Sleeve @ Laylow, 1144 College St. ~indie; $0
8> Staasia Daniels; Ellen Bryant; more @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W.
8> Rhythm Soul TO @ Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. ~Blues/R&B
8> Blood and Glass The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8> diehipster; Logan Cooper @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~contemporary original; $
**8> The Soul Maître D’s with guest @ The Archtop Café, 2312 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
8:30> Phatback feat. Renee The Voice @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original; $
9> O’Scotty @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Celtic; pwyc
9> Germaphobes; Dorothea Paas; Wearenotwhoweare; Dohn Valley @ The Owl’s Club, 847 Dovercourt ~indie; $
9> Sisters Euclid @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz/Rock/Country fusion; $
*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> Roots Down Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Roots/Blues
9> Michale Vassos solo @ The Craft Brasserie, 107 Atlantic Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9> Gammage; Bruce Domoney @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave.~indie; $
9> Graham Nicols @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Roots
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet with singer Sandy Alexander @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> Zeppelinesque @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~tribute to Led Zeppelin; $
10> James Carroll @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W.
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~groove Rock; 0$
*6> 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> “9 to 5 The Musical” @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph ~musical theatre; $29
7:30-10> jam night @ RCL #126 Preston Legion, 334 Westminster Dr. N., Cambridge
8> open mic night @ M&M Bar, 475 Main St., Cambridge
8> Alfie Smith & Nicole Christian @ Café 13 (Galt Room), 13 Main St., Cambridge ~original Blues; $15
8> Deadboys 40th anniversary tour @ Starlight Waterloo, 47 King St. N., Waterloo ~contemporary original; $25+
8-11> Big Rude Jake @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Blues
*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> The Exceptional Gentlemen @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $5
8> Classic Albums Live does Are You Experienced @ Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener ~tribute to Jimi Hendrix; $35+
*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
9> The Honest Art Collective; Texas King; Denis The Night; The Panic Party @ Dstrct, 10 Wyndham St., N., Guelph ~indie; $
9> Kayla Luky; Marshall Veroni @ The Cornerstone 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~songwriter; $10
9:30> Galley West @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> Ally Howatt @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*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> Campfire Poets Duo @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> M&B @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
*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> Blues jam @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
8-11> Ray Robinson & hosts Mellow Dee @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Soul/Gospel
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin & featgure by The Uke Girl @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> Housecall @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
10> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*6:30-10> Johnny Cadillac @ Spot One, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Nicole Robertson @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Blues/R&B
7> Annette Haas @ Turtle Jack’s Milton, 1101 Maple Ave., Milton
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
8> Trans-Canada Highwaymen (Berg, Murphy, Northey & Page) @ Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~Pop supergroup contemporary original; $50
*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
8> Tamara Buckland hosts spoken word open mic @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton
8> Shooter Jennigs; Kelly Prescott @ Mills Hardware, 96 King St. E., Hamilton
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
*9> LMT Connection @ Doc Magilligan’s Irish Pub, 6400 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls ~R&B/Funk
9> Hellbent Rockers; Be Bop Deville @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $5
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> Booth and Bech @ Zyla’s, 299 James St., N., Hamilton ~songwriters
*9:30> Rock jam @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
10> Strummers Union @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> The Pistolettes @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
10:30> Chris Caddell & Friends @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton ~Blues-Rock
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
7> Scott Whittington @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
*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> ELO Tramp @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~tribute to Electric Light Orchestra & Supertramp
8> Kent MacMillan @ Bronte Sports Kitchen, 2544 Speers Rd., Oakville
*8-12> jam hosted by The Personics @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington
8> Mike Stevenson & Friends @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*8> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
7> Brock Zeman; Blair Hogan; David Olney @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~songwriters; $
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~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
*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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