SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, September 14, 2021
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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
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
5-8> Zeca & The Hydroponic Lizards @ McGill Granby Parkette, 415 Yonge St. ~Brazilian songwriter; $0
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6-8> Laura Fernandez @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Kevin Quain @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~moody Blues; $
7> “Every Child Deserves A Song” fundraiser for dental services to rural Mexican children with Ken WHiteley, Sharon Hampson, more @ Palmerston Library, 560 Palmerston Ave. ~songwriters; $donation
7> Operation Groundswell @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. TO ~storytelling
7> Beach Slang; Repeat Repeat @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*7:30> Sarah Jordan & Matt G @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~acoustic Top 40
*8-12> Memphis Mudcat featuring Brian Potts on bass @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~ R&B/Soul/Funk; $0
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> The Garden for fundraiser @ Drums N Flats, 1980 Avenue Rd. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Denise Delon; more @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. ~tribute to Grace Jones; $10
8> Trukwaz; Sandcatchers; Grooz for Small World Music Festival kickoff @ Revival, 783 College St. ~eclectic indie/Worldbeat (various international); $20
8:30-12> Travis James; Greg Mashinter @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~songwriters; $
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues
9> Jay Arner; Ducks Unlimited; Tough Age; Germaphobes @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~indie; $
9> The Riches; Escalate @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $5
9> Castagnes; The Mercey Now; Lucyd; Castro Radio @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~original Rock/Pop; $8
9> Chris Rouse & Cleopatra Williams @ Sopra Upper Lounge, 265 Davenport Rd. ~Funk/R&B/Soul
9> Jenna Glatt @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz/Soul fusion
9> Red Nightfall; Modern Painters; Summons @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.
9> Kiom Boekbinder; Clara Venice; Akage No Anne @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W.
9-11:30> Stefan Bauer @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $15
9> Lake Effect; The Order of Good Cheer; Frank Deserti; Baby Doomers; Neon Bloom @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Lorne Lofsky Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Angie Hilts @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~original Roots
10> Don River Blues Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Blues-Rock; $0
10> Collette Savard Band @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> The Wrong Kids @ The Ballroom Bowl, 145 John St. ~original/cover Rock/Pop; $
10> Eman Blu @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~songwriter; $8
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
416 – TORONTO EAST
5> Kristy Hagerman with Claire Hunter @ Broadview Espresso, 817 Broadview Ave. ~songwriters; $?
7-9> Steven Cole @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8-11> Astrosurf @ The Shore Leave, 1775 Danforth Ave. ~Surf Rock/Jazz
8> Kali Uchis; Phony Pppl @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
8> Cadre @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock
*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.
10:30> Jessica Soule @ Bier Markt Don Mills, 7 O’Neill Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
8> Acid Bash; Engage The Threat @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
9> Kimberley Wetmore Band @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Rock/R&B
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.
*7-11> Frank Wilks & Dan Walek host open jam @ Tara Inn, 2365 Kingston Rd. ~acoustic Pop covers; 0$
8-12> jam night @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> Greg Wyard @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Rob Davis Blues Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Blues
6> Ben Kunder; Jess Morgan @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
6> Silver Strings @ La Rev, 2848 Dundas St. W.
7-9> Four Chords and The Truth; Sate; more @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $
7> Bossa Tres @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Latin Jazz
7> Death Valley Girls; Naomi Punk; Al Lover; Annabelle Chairlegs @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~Punk/Thrash; $
*7:30> Marcus Walker Duo @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~Roots-Rock
8> Secret Chiefs 3; Deecsen @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8> Apocalyptica cello quartet @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 190 Princes’ Blvd. ~cello tribute to Metallica; $$34.50-49.50
8> Grand Piano Songs @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~Classical; $
8> Yuka @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Funk/R&B/Soul
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8:30> Mourn; Bonnie Trash; Iris; more @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8:30> Ellen Bryant; Desiire; Abscvnd @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~indie; $10
8:30> The Achromatics; Little Lotus @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~original Jazz; $
9> Arion; Run Maggie Run; Rotary Dial @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $7
*9> open jam Wailers Restaurant, 725 St. Clair Ave. W.
*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> Kevin Laliberte Jazz & Flamenco Group @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Delaware String Band @ Orchard Bar, 1174 Bloor St. W.
9> Sue Foley @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~original Blues; $
9> Nichol Robertson & His Honkytonk Boogaloo Boys @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~original Country; $
11> The Mercenaries @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~retro Rock/Soul; 0$
*7-11> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
7:30-10> jam night @ RCL #126 Preston Legion, 334 Westminster Dr. N., Cambridge
8> Rob Szabo @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., 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
9> jam with Miss Jaye Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> James Cameron Band @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> Ally Howatt @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
7-11> The James Green Electric @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues-Rock
*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
*8-11> Open mic @ George & Orange Taproom & Kitchen, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
8> Romney Getty @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> M&B Duo @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
10> Wine Lips; Beef Boys @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
7> The Fell; guests Six Side Die; Outshine @ The Music Hall Night Club, 39 King St. E., Oshawa ~original Rock/Pop; $20
8-11> Mellow Dee & guest @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
9> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
*6-8> Ben Hannah @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar; 0$
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Steve Royall @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7:30-11> jam night @ Spot 1, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
*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> The North Enders @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~Blues/R&B; $10
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton ~Blues/R&B
9> The Foreign Resort; Quiet Lakes; Wild Night @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~contemporary original; $10
9> open jam with Tim Ninehouse and Mr. Jay @ George Hamilton Restaurant, Hamilton, 152 King St. W.
?*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> acoustic open stage with Daryl Gray @ The George Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave., Hamilton
10> Strummers Union @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> Riders Unplugged @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
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 @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
?*7:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
8-12> open mic with Screamin’ Evil Blues Band featuring Keith Danby @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
8> Barlow, Yeh, McNeill @ 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> Friendly Rich recording release; Johnny Nocash & The Celtic Outlaws open @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~original Roots-Rock; $10
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
*10:30> The Killin’ Time Duo @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~Pop Rock
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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