SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, May 21, 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)
5-8> “Across The Universe” with Ken Stowar on CIUT 89.5 FM
*6, 7, 10 & 11am; 5 & 7 pm> “Sunday Morning Soul” with Johnny Max @ www.sundaymorningsoul.com ~Blues
9am> “The Hoose Radio Show” with Wee Dan Hoose @ http://www.bluesandrootsradio.com/ ~ artist interviews and tracks
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
10:30am-7> “Bed In For Peace” with speeches, yoga, workshops, art displays and live music featuring The Retroaction; Test Their Logik; Renee The Voice; Charmie; Yusuke Hoshi; Giraffe; Khash and Yars; Tamas Pal; Khalel; Adina Vlasov; open jam @ Trinity-Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. W. ~0$
11am-2pm> The Shpeelers for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ; $5 (music only)
*11am-2> The Mercenaries @ Drake One Fifty, 150 York St. ~retro Rock/Soul
Noon-6> Lora Ryan; more for “Toronto Ribfest” @ Yonge-Dundas Square, Yonge St. s/e corner of Dundas ~eclectic Pop; 0$
Noon-3> Jessica Rose @ Bar Reyna, 158 Cumberland St. ~Jazz
noon-3> Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
1> Touque Trad @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~French Canadian music
1:30> Christian Music Festival with Faith & Freedom; Jacob Moon; Trenata; Toronto Mass Choir; Friends of Jesus; Drew Brown @ Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.
3-5> Alaniaris @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
3:30-6:30> Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Blues/R&B; $
*4-7> Colin Bradley & Friends @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*4:30-8> New Orleans Connection All Stars & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
4:30-7:30> Joel Sheridan & Adrean Farrugia @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. ~Jazz
4:30> Subject To Change @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~original Rock; $
5> Monk’s Music @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~vibraphone Jazz
6-7:30> Darryl Palmer @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10/pwyc
6> “Briefcasefest #2” with various acts @ CineCycle, 129 Spadina Ave. ~indie; $
6> Gideon; Ghost Key; The Northern; Out of My League; more @ Hard Luck Bar, 812 Dundas St. W. ~contemporary original; $
*6-9> open mic with Eddy Culjak @ Fox & Fiddle Wellesley, 27 Wellesley St.
6:30> Paper Route; The Revolution @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
*7-1> Freefall Sundays open stage (2 songs each -signup @ 7 or pre-sign online) @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta St.
7> Lilly Mason; Marion Law @ C’est What, 69 Front St. E. ~songwriters; $
7> open mic @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St.
7-9:30> Bugaloo Squad @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
7-9:30> Laura Marks Quartet @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
*7-10> Brooke Blackburn @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues/Jazz/R&B
7> “La Boheme” @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~musical opera
8> The Doublecuts @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
*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> The Record Company; Smooth Hound Smith @ Velvet Underground, 508 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8:30-10> Denielle Bassels @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10/pwyc
9> Graham Kartna; Tigerwing; Fusechild; Hustle Flesh @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. TO ~indie; $
9:30> Justin Haynes’ Best Man @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*10> Horshack feat. Chris Caddell @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Bluesy contemporary & classic Rock
10> Shadows Of Thunder @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> The Penny Pressers @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10-2> Paige Armstrong Duo @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~Blues-Rock
**10> Blues jam with Bill Hedefine & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
10> Kaskade; Cid; Ravell @ Rebel, 11 Polson St. ~contemporary original; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
11am-2pm> Pat Maloney for Jazz brunch @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
**2-5> Whitney Ross Barris & Eric St. Laurent @ Morgan’s, 1282 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*3-6> open mic with Nicola Vaughan @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave.
4-10:30> SongTown presents “Hoser Blues 8” with Mike McKenna & Slidewinder Band and featured guests Cathy Young; Pete Otis; Pat Little; David Morrison; Stephen Court @ Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave. ~original Blues/Pop; $10
4> Fraser & Daley @ Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St. E. ~original Roots; $
*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam with William A. Miller’s Black Bear All-Stars @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive
5-9> Phil Cooper @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~acclaimed UK songwriter; 0$
7-11> Sam Taylor & The East End Love @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave ~R&B/Blues; 0$
7-9> Michael Massaro Jazz Trio @ Via Mercanti Pizzeria, 1501 Gerrard St. E.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
4-8> Country/Roots-Rock jam with Nighthawk @ Lakeshore Moose Lodge, 3753 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
5-9> The Sunday Sinners featuring Michael Theodore @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~classic Soul; $
*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.
416 – TORONTO WEST
**11-2> live Jazz brunch @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
noon> Small Fry Samurai @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.
nonn-7> Toronto Festival of Beer with The Trews; more @ Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd. ~$
*noon-3> Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
* noon-3> The Cosmotones @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Bluegrass
2-4> Richard Inman @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriter
4-11> Sunnyside Season Launch party with Anja Schneider; Richard Brooks and Sean Roman; Mike Gigs; Jamie Kidd; Sierra; Alex Breeze @ Sunnyside Pavillion, 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~$
**5-8> John Borra & Sam Ferrara w. guest @ The Communist’s Daughter, 1149 Dundas St. W. ~Country
5-8> Ivan Rosenberg & Adam Shier @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~guitar-dobro duo
5-8> Jeff Taylor & The SLT @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6> Harrison Argatoff Group @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~vibraphone Jazz; pwyc
6> Rocky Mountain Jewgrass @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Jewish Week event; $
7:45> Waleed Abdulhamid for “Eating Music Salon” with Michael Holt @ Dundas West Arts Building Loft #501, 2466 Dundas St. W. ~Sudanese composer; $
8> Cool Ghouls; Germaphobes; Father Christmas @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie
8> Conan; North @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W.
8> Vancouver Sleep Clinic @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W.
8> Jenie Thai with Terry Gillespie @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~songwriters; $?
8-2> “Reggae Divas” with Nadine Sutherland; Dahlia; Jade Faith; Elle Trema; Mel Dube; Jahsmin Daley; Empress Divine @ Jamaican Canadian Association, 995 Arrow Rd. ~Reggae; $35
8:30> Betty and the Bobs featuring Suzie Vinnick; Katherine Wheatley; Soozi Schlanger; Wendell Ferguson; David Woodhead; Rich Greenspoon @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~vintage Pop/Roots/Country; $20
8:30> Matt Lagan @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~Jazz; $
8:30> The Animatist @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
9> Lucas Stagg Trio @ La Rev 2848 Dundas St. W. ~Roots-Rock
9> TDot Batu featuring Treson & The 429 Orquestra @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~tribute to Michael Jackson; $
9-1> Michael Keith @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriter
9> Mr. Rick’s Duo @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Roots
9:30> The Marwills; opener @ Orchard Bar, 1174 Bloor St. W. ~original Roots; $
*10> The Mercenaries @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~retro Rock/Soul; $10
*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge
3-10> various acts for “The Bridge River Festival” @ Grand River Brewing, 295 Ainslie St., Cambridge
9-12> Wax Mannequin; No Mothers @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~indie; $10
*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
1-4> Austin McCarthy @ Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
10> Donnnie Doon; Television Road @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St., W., Peterborough ~indie
*3-6> Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering ~acoustic Blues/Rock
*3:30-7:30> Jon McCann & JD Bass host jam @ West Shore, 893 Bayly Ave., Pickering
4> Bruce Trio @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
6-10> open jam with Juggernaut @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax
7> Joey Landreth; Trish Robb; Jacob Henley @ Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~songwriters; $12+
*8> Gibran & Matt “Smokey” Wildfong @ Harwood Blues, 7 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~Blues
*10> Another Round @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
**Noon> Nate Douglas & guest @ Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
**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> Renee Cross @ Copper Kettle, 517 Main St., Georgetown ~acoustic Pop covers & originals keyboardist-singer
*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
*7-10> Lynn McDonald @ Jester’s Court, 279 Queen St., Port Perry ~Pop/Jazz
*8> acoustic open mic with Kat Vhonda @ Wild Wing Newmarket, 340 Eagle Street, Newmarket
2-6> Bay City Blues Band & guest Carlos del Junco @ Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Drive, Hamilton ~Blues; $7
2-5> The Vaudevillian @ Lou Dawgs Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton ~Blues/Roots
*3> Brother Tom Finochio hosts kitchen party jam @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., 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
*7> open mic @ The Wee Dram, 1831 Main St. W., Hamilton
*7-11> open Country jam with Robert Tyler @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
*7:30-11:30> open jam hosted by Troy Harmer & The Persuaders @ The Brown Barrel, 1515 Upper Ottawa St., Hamilton
9-12> Adam Ostrosser & guest @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
10> Chris Chambers @ Augusta House, Hamilton, 17 Augusta St.
1-10> Kyle Pacey; Lost Angelos; Abby Hall; The Liverpool 4; The Undercover Band; Rikki Nicks for Waterdown Arts & Music Streetfest @ Waterdown Memorial Park, 200 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown ~Pop/R&B/tributes
2-6> Laura Mattsson @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Country
*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
4-7> The Stew @ Mulligan’s, 2458 Dundas St. W., Mississauga ~R&B/Rock
*4:30-8> Chuck Jackson’s All Stars @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues
**7-11> The Nomads with guest Virgil Scott @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock
*8> open mic night with house band featuring Mike Shotton, Tim & Dave Johns @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
9-1> Derek Lathrop Duo @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*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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