SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, June 22, 2021
NXNE = North By North East Festival.
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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
12-1> Laura Hubert Band also featuring Peter Hill for “Play The Parks Concerts” @ College Park (Courtyard), 444 Yonge St. ~Pop Jazz with punch; $0
12-11> Shawnee; Ziibiwan; Phedre x HATAW; Lido Mimienta; SEVDALIZA for “Indigenous Transformation” @ Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E. ~eclectic; 0$
12:30-1:30> Nick Sherman @ David Pecault Square, 215 King St. W. ~songwriter; 0$
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
6> Kyp Harness @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6-8> Janel Jones @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Ken McDonald@ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
6:30> Bullet for My Valentine @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
*7-10> Jessica Rose @ Bar Reyna, 158 Cumberland St. ~Jazz; $0
*7> open mic with Derek Mok @ Kensington Lodge, 21 Kensington Ave.
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> Annie Bonsignore @ Bugigattolo Yorkville, 70 Yorkville Ave. ~Pop covers & originals
*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> Erik Bleich & Carl Lorusso Jr. @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
8> Reverend Horton Heat; Agent Orange; Flat Duo Jets @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
8> Emergency Monologues @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W.
8> Fundraiser for Raising The Roof housing charity with The Good Alibis; Nightshade; Unknown Element; @ Revival, 783 College St. ~eclectic; $50
8> Marito Marques @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
8:30-1> open mic with Alicia Porter @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St.
8:30-12> The Fame @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $
9-4> NXNE: St. Andrws; Steezy Knicks; White Spaces; Stuck On Planet Earth; Fxrrvst & The Budds @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. ~indie; $
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues
9> Weedeater; Black Wizard; Serial Hawk; King Buffalo @ Velvet Underground, 508 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9> Mic Club @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. ~Hip Hop showcase
9-11:30> The Renee Rosnes Trio @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
9> NXNE: Sweatshop Kids; The Anti-Queens; Crown Lands; The Lazys @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> NXNE: John Muirhead; Kristy Hagerman; Tyson Hiseler; Silver Liviong @ The Paddock, 178 Bathurst St. ~indie; pwyc
9> NXNE: Depression Era; Cyphier; Slutmother @ Stop, Drop & Roll, 300 College St. ~eclectic indie; $/wristband
9> GrooveStone @ Drums N Flats, 1980 Avenue Rd. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> The Vikkies @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Joe Morris @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Elise LeGrow @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~R&B/Funk; $
10> Dammien Alexander; Alissa VoxRaw; Mirian @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~indie; $
10> Elisapie @ The Famous Spiegeltent, 215 King St. W. ~songwriter in Inuktitut, English & French
10> Jeff Orson @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade ~songwriter
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
11> Shaun Martin Go-Go Party @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz/Funk; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> Signe Miranda’s Canadian Heart Wave Tour & birthday party with special guests @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
7> Conrad Black Sabbath @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~tribute to Black Sabbath
7:30-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
7:30> Jesus Alemany’s Cabanismo @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~Cuban music; $
*8:30-10:30> Jerry Leger & The Situation @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Folk-Rock/Country
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
*10-1> open jam with host Michael Villamor @ Breakwall, 1910 Queen St. E.
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
9> Pretzel Logic @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock ~tribute to Steely Dan; $10
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
5:30> jam/karaoke night @ Blue Lagoon, 2532 Eglinton Ave. E.
8-12> jam night @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Moscow Apartment @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6-9> Royal Fuzz @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
*6:30-9> Carl Bray & guest @ Fat City Blues, 890 College St. ~solo piano
7:30> Carlos Morgan with Michael Dunston, Quisha Wint, Karen Jewels, more @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~tribute to Lionel Ritchie; $
8> NXNE: Big Tobacco & The Pickers; Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. ~eclectic indie; $/wristband
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8> Bodhi Jar; Nate Douglas Band @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
**8> The Soul Maître D’s with guest @ The Archtop Café, 2312 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
8:30> Kaleidoscope Horse; Warm Frames; Wave of Terror; Mamahawk @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> Beyond The Pale recording release @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Euro-Folk Klezmer/Balkan fusion; $20
8:30> Torero; Alanna Gurr & The Greatest State; Sam Cash @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
9> Kristen Karma; Lauren Haze; Numb Tongues @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $15
9> David Bachshell; Chris Gostling & The Temple @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St.
*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> ZimZum @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Blues
9> Demons VIII; Felix Pierrot; Zoo OWL; Sad Sorcerer; SF; more @ Smiling Buddha Stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie; $
9> The Responsables; AlanCarter.ca @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
9> The Layrite Boys @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Bluegrass
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> Steve Ketchen & The Parkdale Rebels @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Honky Tonk; $10
*7-11> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
7-9> Doug Feaver & Ruth Sutherland @ McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge
7-10> Daily Two-Piece @ D_DTK, 10 King St. W., Kitchener
7> Southern Rock guitar clinic with Mackenzie J Jordan @ The Guitar Corner, 165 Victoria St. S., Kitchener ~$15
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
*8> open mic with Mandippal @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinburgh Rd., S., Guelph
8> Blessed; Baby Labour; Hugh Cosmic @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph ~indie; $?
8-1> A Wilhelm Scream; Brutal Youth; (u) The Band; Frank Dux @ Dstrct, 10 Wyndham St., N., Guelph ~indie; $15
8> Five Foot Nothing; more @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener ~fem indie showcase
8> Artists For A Cause @ Maxwell’s, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo ~eclectic indie; $20
*8-11> open mic with Sandy MacDonald @ Williamsburg Arms, 1187 Fischer Hallman Rd., Kitchener
*8:30> acoustic jam hosted by Mike Meacher & Vic Freitas @ 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> Pilar @ The Jazz Room, Waterloo, 59 King St. N. ~Jazz; $20
9> jam with Jay Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> Elton Lammie @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
*9:30> Dan Walsh @ The Black Badger, 55 Water St., Cambridge ~acoustic
9:30> The Remedy @ 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> Peterborough Poetry Slam @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~spoken word
8> Derek McLean @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> Shawn Steinhart @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
10> Paper Shakers; Nathan Miller Band; Dark is Our Danger @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~indie; $10
*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
8-11> Mellow Dee & guests O & R Band @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*?> 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 @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
9:30> David Barrett Trio @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Jazz/R&B-Rock; $
*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
6:30-9:30> Mark Yan & Barry Mulcahy @ Symposium Bolton, 102 McEwan Dr. E., Bolton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; 0$
*6-8> Benn Hannah @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar; 0$
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*6:30-10> Good Company @ Spot One, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton ~Country
7> Matt Powell & Domenic Bonaldo @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Pop Jazz
7> Annette Haas @ Turtle Jack’s Milton, 1101 Maple Ave., Milton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
8> The David Love Band also featuring Darrell McNeill @ Gage Park Brampton, 45 Main St. S., Brampton ~melodic 60s Pop Rock dance faves
*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
9:30> Willin and Able @ Aw Shucks, 15474 Yonge St., Aurora
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
8> Taylor Knox; The Eyerollers @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~original Rock/Pop; $
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
8:30> Harpdog Brown; Sugar Brown @ Oddfellow’s Hall, 63 Main St., Dundas ~original Blues; $20
*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
*9:30> Rock jam @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
9:30> acoustic open stage with Daryl Gray @ The George Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave., Hamilton
10> Matty Simpson Band @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
10:30> Chris Caddell & Friends @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton ~Blues-Rock
4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
6:30> Rob Reed @ Cucci Ristorante, 119 Jones St., Bronte
*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
8-12> open mic @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
8> The Grady Brothers @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Top 40 covers & originals
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> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
9> The Beat Heathens feat. Steve Marriner @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~Blues/R&B; $15
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> Your Girl Flav @ Bier Markt Mississauga, 55 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ~Pop Rock
*10:30> The Killin’ Time Duo @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~Pop Rock
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