SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, June 25, 2021
NXNE = North By North East Festival TDTJF = TD Toronto Jazz Festival
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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” Wee Dan Hoose @ http://www.bluesandrootsradio.com/ ~ artist interviews and tracks
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11am-3> Regent Park School of Music hosts musical family party with Mark Sepic and his junkestra; more @ Regent Park, 600 Dundas St. E.
11am-2pm> Thaller Family Klezmer Band for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ; $5 (music only)
Noon1-10> TDTJF: Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats featuring Peter Hill on keys; Ken Whiteley & The Freedom Blues Band; Asiko Afreobeat Ensemble; Sean Bellaviti & Conjunto Lacatu; KC Roberts & The Live Revolution @ OLG Stage 2, Yorkville Ave. @ Bellair St. ~eclectic Jazz; $0
noon-3> Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
noon-3> Jessica Rose @ Bar Reyna, 158 Cumberland St. ~Jazz
noon-10> TDTJF: Maneli Jamal Trio; Autorickshaw; Davina and the Vagabonds; Eric St. Laurent @ OLG Stage, 115 Cumberland St. ~Jazz; $0
1> Annex Academy and Studio 307 students showcase @ Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave.
1> TDTJF: Thompson Egbo-Egbo @ The Oval, 55 Avenue Rd. ~Jazz; $0
1:30-10:30> NXNE: Midday Swim; Lost Cousins; grandson; Saya; River Tiber; The Soul Rebels; Passion Pit @ The Portlands Skyline Stage, 51 Commissioners St. ~eclectic indie; $/wristband
2:20-9:30> NXNE: The KEnts; Teen Ravine; The Franklin Electric; Humans; Yukon Blonde; Lizzo @ The Portlands Canal Stage, 51 Commissioners St. ~eclectic indie; $/wristband
3-5> Michael Laderoute with Rob Fenton @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~original Roots
3-4:30> Toronto Improvisors Orchestra with Dan Brophy @ Array Space, 155 Walnut S.
3-5> Park Eddy for Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays street party @ Lolo, 40 Kensington Ave.
3> TDTJF: Angela Turone @ TNT Lounge, 55 Avenue Rd. ~Jazz; $0
3:30-6:30> Freeway Dixieland Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*4-7> Michael Brennan for Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays street party @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~East Coast Rock/Blues Roots
4-7:30> Madoka Murata @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz ensembles; $10/pwyc
*4:30-8> New Orleans Connection All Stars & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
5-8> Kat Goldman recording release for Working Man’s Blues with guest opener Glen Hornblast @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~songwriters; $0
5> Steve-Paul Sims @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Roots/Pop
6-11> Wannabe; King; Years and Years @ Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. E., ~contemporary original; 0$
*6-9> open mic with Eddy Culjak @ Fox & Fiddle Wellesley, 27 Wellesley St.
6:30> TDTJF: George Grosman Trio @ The Lane, 136 Yorkville Ave. ~original Jazz; $0
*7-1> Freefall Sundays open stage (2 songs each -signup @ 7 or pre-sign online) @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta St.
7> David Madras; Dana Swarbrick; Kaleb Horn @ C’est What, 69 Front St. E. ~indie; $pwyc
7> My Brightest Diamond @ The Famous Spiegeltent, 215 King St. W. ~contemporary original
7-9:30> TDTJF: Lisa Particelli’s Jazz Festival Girls Night Out with Peter Hill on keys Jazz singer jam & scholarship benefit with all-star gueats @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
*7-10> Brooke Blackburn @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues/Jazz/R&B
7:30> Gathering Sparks Folk singalong @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Folk; $
8> Andrew Donwing’s Otterville @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
8> Hamar Hill @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~original Roots; $10
8> Wood and Water @ Schlangrillah, 648 Bloor St. W. ~original & covers Roots/Pop/Jazz; $10-20
*8> jam/open mic with backline & host band Meg and the Scene @ The Antler Room, 146 Front St. W.
*8> open mic with Kyle @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
*8-12> The Honour Roll with REMY trio @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~freestyle Hip Hop; 0$
8> Chris Weathersone @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
8> Jarren Benton; Brad Shank; Auz Wkk; Nos Killah; Connor Parke @ Studio Bar, 824 Dundas St. W. ~original Hip Hop/Funk; $
8> Big Business @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original; $
9-11> Blues & Troubles @ Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave. ~Blues/R&B
10> Geoffrey Keezer Trio @ 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> Sal Indigo @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
10> Conor Gains Band @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~original Blues
10-2> Spy V Spy (Jeff Eager & Paige Armstrong) @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~Blues-Rock
**10> Blues jam with Bill Hedefine & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
10> TDTJF: Humber Faculty Trio hosts late-night Jazz jam @ Proof Vodka Bar (Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville Hotel), 220 Bloor St. W. ~Jazz; $0
416 – TORONTO EAST
11am-2pm> The Pearl Motel for Jazz brunch @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
**2-5> Lisa Particelli’s Girls Night Out singers 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 season finale with hosts Linda Lavender & Andy Du Rego with no feature @ Bain Co-op Community Centre, 100 Bain Ave. (enter off Sparkhall Ave.) ~3 songs/15 minutes per performer; 0$
4> Cash On Deman @ Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St. E. ~tribute to Johnny Cash
*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam with William A. Miller’s Black Bear All-Stars @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive
7-11> Mike Nagoda & The Spectrum Blues Band @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave ~R&B/Blues; 0$
7-9> Michael Massaro Jazz Trio @ Via Mercanti Pizzeria, 1501 Gerrard St. E. ~Jazz
*9-1> jam with the Stir It Up Band featuring David Macmichael @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
4-8> BG Rhythm Section featuring Gary Kendall + guests Shrimp Daddy & Mike Branton @ Blue Goose Tavern, 1 Blue Goose Rd. ~Blues/R&B
4-8> Country/Roots-Rock jam with Nighthawk @ Lakeshore Moose Lodge, 3753 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
5-9> David Love Band also featuring Darrell McNeill @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~60s melodic Pop Rock
noon-5> La Musique Circle Summer Show hosted by Deirdre Mydm Mallehe @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~eclectic musical talent competition in two age categories with full backline
8> Psycho Dave’s 50th birthday party with Motorheadache; Brass Knuckle Therapy; more @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~classic Hard Rock/Metal; 0$
*10-2> jam with Rebecca Matiesen & Phoenix @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*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.
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
2:30-3:45> More Harpsichord @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~Classical; $
3> eclectic jam with Roy Buchan @ Roy’s Room, 2111 Dundas St. 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. ~old-time Country Roots
5-8> Linda Carone Jazz & Blues Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6> Monk’s Music @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~vibraphone Jazz; pwyc
6:30-1> Queen’s Park Water Tower Collective presents: Appalachia; Avery Florence; Effie Sky & The Blue Pill; The Pipers; Basement Soho; Sheap Smokes; XOANA; Loaf @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie
8-19:15> Queen’s Park Water Tower Collective presents: Ryan Dillon; Ben Sosa Wright; Paul Cirurea @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie
8:30> Anne Lindsay; Charles James; David Woodhead @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
8:30> Autolyse @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
9-12:30> The Ole Fashion @ Opera Bob’s, 1112 Dundas St. W. ~oldtime Country
9-1> Jacob Gorzhaltsan Band @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Ali McCormick @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriter
*10> The Mercenaries @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~retro Rock/Soul; $10
1> songwriters showcase @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo
2-4> Traditional English Music Folk Sessions @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge
*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge
4> Monster Jam with guest host Dylan Wickens @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener
4> In Orbit @ The Jazz Room, 59 King St. N., Waterloo ~Jazz; $20
*9-1> jam @ Ivy Arms Pub, 201 Main Street E., Milton
9:30> Romeo Sex Fighter @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W. Waterloo
*10-2> open mic with Nathan Coles @ Jimmy Jazz, 52 Macdonnell St., Guelph
2-5> Doug Horner & The Classic Collective @ Riverside Grill (Holiday Inn), 150 George St., Peterborough; 0$
3> Randy Hill @ 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 host jam @ West Shore, 893 Bayly Ave., Pickering
6-10> open jam with Juggernaut & special guest Gerry Finn @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax
*8> Gibran & Matt “Smokey” Wildfong @ Harwood Blues, 7 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~Blues
*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> Jamie Reaume @ Copper Kettle, 517 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
*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 recording release with Terry Gillespie & Brant Parker @ 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> “Slamfest” with Ayazi; Old Meat; All But Six; Rufus The Reader; 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> Roberts & Shea @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton ~Blues
*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
8> This Way North; Kirby; Holy Smokes @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~indie; $
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> Chris Chambers @ Augusta House, Hamilton, 17 Augusta St.
2-6> Darren Hancock @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Country
3-6> ZING @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~$10
*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> Chuck Jackson’s All Stars @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues
**7-11> The Nomads with guest Penny Skolksi @ 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> Lauren Knowles Duo @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> MidLife Crisis @ Boston Manor, 4460 Fairview Ave., Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*10:30> Adam Cooke & The Adams Family @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington
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