SHOW LISTINGS for Monday, May 22, 2022
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7-8> “Acoustic Workshop” with host Heather Fielding @ CIUT 89.5 FM broadcast and online
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
12:30-1:30> Birds of Bellwoods @ Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. ~Roots-Rock; 0$
3-11> jam with host Johnnie Lovesin @ Mayday Malone’s, 1078 Bathurst St.
6> Diamond Joes @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
6:30> Rebecca Hennessy’s FOG @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
**7-1 (sign-up at 7, show starts 7:30)> open stage with host Linda Saslove @ Free Times Café, 320 College St.
*7-10> open stage with Brad Scott @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
7:30> Chris Banks @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
8> The Orwells @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
8> Ukulele jam @ Tranzac Lounge (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave.
8-12> poetry open mic with Legible [email protected] May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~spoken word
8:40> Moody Tulips; Seyton; An Ostrich’s Happiness @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $0
**9-1:30> jam with No Band Required with guest host David DeDourek @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
*9:30> open mic with host Mark Villamor at Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
9:30> Writers Jazz Orchestra @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Jordan John @ The Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~R&B/Blues; $
**10> open mic (2 songs; sign-up starts 8 p.m.) @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Mark Band Sanders @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10-2> Dan Gagnon & Jake Saenz @ The Hideout, 423 College St.
416 - TORONTO EAST
1-11> “Electric Island Victoria Day Celebration” with Ben Klock; Joris Voorin; Eats Everything; Bedouin; Night Vision; Andrew Choe; Leon Vynehall; Red Axes; Rebolledo; Gera; Albero Jossue @ Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen ST. E.
4-5> Lukas @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
7-10> Smokey Folk @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Bluegrass; 0$
8:30-10:30> Pressgang Mutiny @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~seafarin’ songs
*8:45-12> NO EVENT ON HOLIDAY WEEKEND:
Riverboat Mondays acoustic open stage jam with Julian Taylor & Tyler Ellis @ Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave.
*9-12> The Out of Towners @ Sauce on Danforth, 1376 Danforth Ave.
*9:30-2> Sebastian Agnello & friends @ Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave.; 0$
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
*8-12> Al Reilly’s Catalyst also featuring Rick Anderson host Rock jam @ Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*8-11> open stage with Dan Walek @ McGradie’s, 2167 Victoria Park Ave.
*9-1> open jam with The Repairmen @ Newfoundlander Tavern, 472 Danforth
416 – TORONTO WEST
3> Rambunctious featuring Wayne Neon Smith @ Sorauren Market, Sorauren Ave. south of Dundas St. W.
5-8> Ed Kopec @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz piano solo
7> Brenden Varty’s Te4ssellate @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
8> Signals Midwest; Bong Mountain; Bike Thiefs; Eradicator & Co. @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
*8> open jam with The Pumpkinheadz @ The Wicket Pub, 1671 Bloor St. W.
8:30> Kimberley MacGregor & Elliot Thomas; Tara Kannangara Group @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
9> Pat Robitaille @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
*9-1> Hamstrung Stringband @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Bluegrass
*9-1> eclectic open stage/jam with host Nelson Sobral @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave.
9-1> Tim Hamel Trio & guest @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9:30> Alex Fournier Trio @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
10> Good Enough Live Karaoke Band @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W.
*10> open mic with host Liam Kearney @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W.
2-8> The Bridge River Festival with various acts apparently not important enough to bother naming @ Mill Race Park, Water St. N., Cambridge
*5> open mic @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
*8-12> open stage @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener
*8-2> Matt Weidinger @ Jimmy Jazz, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic originals & covers
9> Low Dérive; Noiz A Noiz @ Dstrct. 10 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~Punk/Thrash; $5
9:30> Turk & The Hobbits @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W., Waterloo
*7> Rick & Gailie @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
9?> jam night with Rob Drake @ Sticky Fingers Dunlop, 199 Essa Rd.
*8-11> open stage @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
9:25-1:05> jam/open stage with backline @ Sneakers Uptown, 18025 Yonge St., Newmarket
*8> The New Rebel Westerners @ Cat ‘n’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton ~Country
8> Got Talent Challenge with various acts & host Steve Ruddick @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster
*7-10> open mic with Chris Partland @ The Purple Heather, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
**8-12> BBQ & jam night with Denise Fex @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville; ($8.95 with BBQ dinner special starts at 6)
9> Adam Cooke @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock
*9:30-1> jam with Tom Barlow @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit
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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