SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, August 30, 2021
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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
12:30> concert @ Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West
5> Gordon Shawcross @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
6> Golden Country Classics @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
6-8> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~piano solo Jazz; $
6:30> Jeff McLeod Organ Trio @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7-8:30> Uke Can Sing ukulele workshop jam @ Corktown Common, 155 Bayiew Ave.
7> Pallbearer; Kayo Dot @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
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> Piano Party featuring Diane Robin * Jonathan Adjemian @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO
7:30> Nicole Coward & Harpin’ Norm Lucien @ Plein Air Garden, 345 Balliol St. ~original Roots; $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> Dischord; Sludgehammer @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*8> Jazz jam with John Bellisario @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8-10:30> Kinga Heming Quartet @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
8> Layrite Boys @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Bluegrass
*8> John Bellisario hosts weekly Jazz jam @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8> Band 829 @ Drums N Flats, 1980 Avenue Rd. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Songstudio songwriters workshop @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St.
8:30> open mic @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.
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.
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
9> LambLion 4-Piece; HowIn Circus; Poor Man’s High; The Voyageur @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $5
9-1> open mic with hosts Aberdeen Alley Cats @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave.
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Dave Hutchinson @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Dan Mock Band @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Bellwether 4 @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
10-2> Phill Hood @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~songwriter
10-2> Action Sound 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> Kristian Podlacha Trio @ Stephenson Park, 61 Stephenson Ave. ~Jazz; $0
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
7:30> jam night @ Royal Canadian Legion #22, 1240 Woodbine Ave. ~$0
8:30-10:30> Phil Snowdon @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
7:30> Havana Nights @ Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. (Home Smith Bar, minimum table charge) ~Jazz
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.
416 – TORONTO WEST
1-5> Rob Foreman Quartet @ The Wine Garden - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~Swing/Jazz
1:30-5:30> Danny Scott @ Casino patio/stage - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~Pop Rock
3-6> Rain Dogs @ CNE Midway Stage - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West
3-6> Elyse Saunders @ CNE Northern Comfort Saloon - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~Country
5-8> The Fixin’s @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
5-9> Johannes Linstead @ The Wine Garden - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~instrumental Jazz/World music guitarist
6:30-10:30> Lost Patients @ Casino patio/stage - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~Pop Rock
8> Noa Vlessing @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $10
7:30> Shawn Hook; Virginia to Vegas opens @ CNE Bandshell - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd., TO West ~~contemporary original
7:30-11> Hot Rocks @ CNE Midway Stage - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~tribute to Rollng Stones
7:30-11> Andrew Hyatt @ CNE Northern Comfort Saloon - Canadian National Exhibition Grounds, Lake Shore Blvd. West ~Country
8> Piper Hayes, TJ Simpson Genevieve Racette, Bill Simms in the round @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $10/pwyc
8> Big Plans; Scarlett’s Hand; Over EZ; Last Plastics @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $4
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30> Surf Curse; Lala Lala; Boat Culture @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~Surf, Punk; $?
8:30> The Lifers; Decoration Day @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $
**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. ~original Roots; $pwyc
9> Mick McKenzie Band @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~~Rock/Top 40 covers; $10
9> Bill McBirnie & Bernie Senensky @ Mezzetta, 68 1 St. Clair Ave. W. ~Jazz; $10
9> Benji Rowland @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Spy @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*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
*6-9> 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> acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
8> jam night with Ian Taylor @ Pops & Ruby’s Tap & Grill, 200 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge
8> John Lee & The Hookers host 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> jam with Mike Meacher & Nathan Bulla @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge
9> Tim Louis @ Kiwi Gastropub, 47 Dickson St., Cambridge
*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
7-10> open mic with Nicholas Campbell & friends @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
*8-11> Michael Bell @ The Lounge By Lignum, 442 George St. N., Peterborough
*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
9> Hillary Dumoulion; Missy Knott; Kerry Jayne @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~songwriters; $10
9:30> Douse; Mary-Kate Edwards; Paper Shakers @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~indie; $10/pwyc
*8> open stage and karaoke with Eddy Culjak @ Boston Pizza, 20 Taunton Rd., Whitby
8> Deceiving Fate @ 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
*8-11> songwriters open mic with host Derek Christie @ Archibald’s Pub, 8950 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
8-12> open mic with Kevin Ker (sign up at 7:30) @ 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
12-1> Dulamon @ Gore Park, King St. E. at John St. S., Hamilton
6:30-9> Keith Harkin @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~Irish touring songwriter; $
6:30> Specer McKenzie @ Mississippi Queen Foods, 635 King St. E., Hamilton ~original Blues; $
7:30> open mic with Keith Toms @ Staircase Bistro, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton
**8-1> Boogie N Blues jam with Ian Andrews & Friends @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
*8> Brad James @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas ~Country
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> jam with The Grindstones @ American House, 324 Dundas St. E., Waterdown
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion with guest Scott & Julian @ 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> Shelley Budd & Friends @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~songwriters; $6
*9> open mic with Michael Zane @ Shakers Oakville, 589 Kerr St., Oakville
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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