SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, July26, 2017
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*6-8pm> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat show from previous Friday)
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11:30am> Adam Solomon @ Berczy Park, 35 Wellington St. E. ~Worldbeat (various international); 0$
5> young vocalists performing “Carmen” @ Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.
6-8> Perlhaze @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6-8> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~solo piano Jazz; $
6> Golden Country Classics @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
6> Comhaltas Irish Slow Session @ Tranzac Club (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~folk dancing
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> Uke Can Sing ukulele workshop with K Funk & Lady Ree @ Corktown Common, 155 Bayview Ave.
7> open mic night @ General Purpose Bar, 112 Harbord St.
*7-10> Blues jam with Mark Stafford & Ken Yoshioka @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30> Brodie West Quintet @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
7:30> Melanie Peterson recording release for Two ep @ Plein Air Garden (Artists’ Garden Co-operative), 345 Balliol St. ~songwriter; $10
**8-12> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill et al @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~$10-20/pwyc
8> SongStudio songwriters open mic @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St.
8> Sean Leon; Native Other @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
8-11> Charlie The Kid @ Coq of the Walk, 488 College St. ~songwriter; 0$
8> Crystal Eyes; Luna Li; Les Nananas; Marlaena Moore @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~songwriters; $
8> Layrite Boys @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
8:30> Beyond The Pale; Ventanas @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~original Roots; $15
8:30> Dylan Hennessy; Angelina MacKinnon; The Mighty Height; Evan Pang @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~songwriters; $5
8:30> Horatio Amariei @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~songwriter
9> Blondee; The Blanks for Blondie Afterparty @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~tribute to 80s New Wave; $5
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
*9 (signup at 8:30)> open mic with Alan Carter @ Lowdown, 276 Augusta Ave.
9> Nerissa Bradley @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
*9:30> After Funk @ Nightowl Toronto, 647 College St. ~Funk; 0$
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> The Out of Towners @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Melissa Payne @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Bellwether @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
10-2> Phill Hood & The Exclamation @ The Hideout, 423 College St.
*10-2> Blues-Rock jam with Al Webster Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. TO
*10:30> The LMT Connection @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/R&B; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST
6-9> Only Yours; openers Bossie; Lou Cannon @ East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic; 0$
6> Topher Stott & The Outliers @ Local 1794, 1794 Danforth Ave.
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
8> “Improvised Creations” @ The Only Café, 972 Danforth Ave.
8> David Watt Besley with Laurence Stevenson @ Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave.
8:30-10:30> Pressgang Mutiny @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~sea songs
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
8-1> Phil & John @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.
9-12> Space Jazz jam with singer Meagan Luchko & guitarist Kevin Bolger & band with weekly guest @ Placebo Space, 2877 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Jazz; $5/pwyc
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Ken Taylor’s Fixin’s Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
7> Pronoun; Blunt Chunks; Sweet and Lowdown @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~indie; $
7-9> open mic with host Elspeth Tremblay @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
8> Songwriters in the round with host Gillian Nicola, Shawna Caspi, Isabel Fryszberg, Stacey Dowswell @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~fem songwriters; $10/pwyc
8> JAD; Mark Band Sanders; High Tor @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~contemporary original; $10
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30> Joel Saunders recording release @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
**9-12> Blues Night with Julian Fauth & guests @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Juno-winning Blues
9> Peter Boyd & Noah Zacharin @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~songwriters; $pwyc
9> Mick McKenzie Band @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~~Rock/Top 40 covers; $10
9> jam night @ Orchard Bar, 1174 Bloor St. W.
9> Maria Ryan & Chris Bennett @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~songwriter
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Spy @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*10> Tanya Philipovich & Lucas Stagg @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W. ~original Roots/Blues
*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
*8am-1pm> buskers @ Cambridge Farmers’ Market, 40 Dickson St., Cambridge
*6-8:30> ukulele jam @ Idea Exchange, 5 Tannery St. E., Cambridge
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
7:30> Celtic Session @ Penny Whistle, 2 Quebec St., Guelph
8-12> Song Circle acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
8> Vienna D’Amato Hall & Eric Bolton @ Monigram Coffee Roasters, 16 Ainslie St. S., Cambridge ~songwriters
8> jam night @ Pops & Ruby’s Tap & Grill, 200 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge
8> John Lee & The Hookers hosts Blues jam @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
8> Matt Weidinger Band @ Lancaster Smokehouse, 574 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener
*8-11> A New Ground @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Celtic
9> Tim Louis @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
10> Homeshake @ E-Bar, 41 Quebec St., Guelph ~indie; $12
*10> Mike Todd @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
*7-11> open jam with The Freacon Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5
*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
*8-11> Michael Bell @ The Lounge By Lignum, 442 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Ten Sleep; How Far to Mexico; guests @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~indie; $7/pwyc
*9-12:30> Josh Morgan & Mike Francis @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9> Cody Watkins @ McThirsty’s Pin, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
10> Outcry; C.H.U.D.S. @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
*8> open stage and karaoke with Eddy Culjak @ Boston Pizza, 20 Taunton Rd., Whitby
8> Doug Dale @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*8-11> open mic @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*8-10:30> open mic jam with Marty Hepburn @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
9> open mic @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*10> Two For The Show @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
*10> Emerson Ireland hosts open mic jam @ The Gryphon Pub, 114 Dundas St. E., Whitby
*6-9> Tone Dogs @ Symposium Café, Georgetown, 235 Guelph St. ~Blues-Rock
*7> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
?*7> open mic with Matt Whittmann @ Red Door Gallery, 69 Main St. S., Georgetown
8-9> Enzo Simone & The Surfriders @ Woodbridge Car Cruise, 8300 Hwy. 27, Woodbridge ~Surf Rock covers & originals
*8-12> open mic with Kevin Ker @ Unionville Arms, 189 Main St., Unionville
8> acoustic jam with Frank Logue @ Shepherd’s Crook, 86 Main St. S., Georgetown
*8:30-12:30> Jared Christopher Stafford @ Falcon & Firkin, 10300 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*8:45> open mic jam with Matt Zady @ Magnums, 21 McMurchy Ave. N., Brampton
*9-1> open mic jam with Whiskey Birds @ Sweetz Lounge, 5289 Hwy 7, Woodbridge-Vaughan
*10-2> jam night with Switchbeat Trio @ Maguires, 284 Queen St. E., Brampton
7:30> open mic with Keith Toms @ Staircase Bistro, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton
*7:30> open mic with Brant Parker @ Donnelley’s Pub, 54 Front St., Thorold ~eclectic
**8-1> Boogie N Blues jam with Ian Andrews & Friends @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
8> Ambassadors of Rock ‘n’ Roll @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $2
8> Astromen; Milk Run @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~indie; $
8> Terrie Petrie & band hosts Country Wednesdays @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~Country
*8:30> Something Country @ The Endzone, 1900 King St. E., Hamilton ~Country
9> Singalong with Judy Marsales @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40
9> open mic @ Gladstone Tavern, 1385 Main St. E., Hamilton
*9> open mic with Alfie Smith @ L’Etranger on James, 109 James St. N., Hamilton
*10> Jazz jam @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
10:30> Adam Cooke & Adam Ostrosser @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton
*4:30> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
*6-10> open mic with host Dan Walek @ Lucy’s Seafood Kitchen, 6905 Millcreek Dr., Mississauga
7> Rob Reed @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion with guest Chris Chambers @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Jazz
9-1> Kevin Reid and the Dedbeats @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Pop; $
9-1> jam with Gary White @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville
*9> open mic with Michael Zane @ Shakers Oakville, 589 Kerr St., Oakville
902> Matt Lasswell; Rough Party; Holy Smokes; Manshun; The Good Goddams @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~indie; $0
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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