SHOW LISTINGS for Saturday, September 16, 2021
A NOTE ABOUT the Kensington Market Jazz Festival:
With 81 shows happening today by as many different artists in about a dozen locations as part of the Kensington Market Jazz Festival, there are just too many to list. Principle venues are listed below but addresses for the others along with set times and admission charge details can be found on the schedules. Clicking the schedule link will give you the full list or you can download a pdf of the schedule organized chronologically. Principle venues include: Café Pamenar, 307 Augusta Ave.; Good Egg, 267 Augusta Ave.; Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.; Hot Box Café, 204 Augusta Ave.; Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.; Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave.; Prohibition, 66 Kensington Ave.; Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave.; Tom’s Place, 190 Baldwin St.; Trinity Common, 303 Augusta Ave.; Wanda’s Pie In The Sky, 287 Augusta Ave.
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8pm-12> BLUZ-FM with Danny Marks @ JAZZ.FM91
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11am-10- “Celtic Island Festival” with 1867 Band featuring Benny Rave (12:15-2); Michael Darcy Band; Moving Violations; Michael O’Grady; Shreem @ Toronto Centre Island ~Irish/Rock/Pop; $20
3> The Hot Five Jazzmakers @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~traditional Jazz; $5
3> Jamzac @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
3-6> Frank Botos Quartet @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St. ~Jazz
3:30> Chris Hunt Tentet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
4> Geoff Marshall & The Mail Order Bowboys @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. ~Country Rock
*4:40-7:30> The Happy Pals @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
5> “Headbanging For A Cure” fundraiser with various acts @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave.
6-10> “100,000 Poets For Change” fundraiser for Indigenous peoples’ schooling with Max Layton; Georgia Wilder; Marsha Barber; Donna Langevin; Robert Priest; Brenda Clews; more @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W. ~spoken word
6-8> Sue & Dwight @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Roots; $10-20/pwyc
6-8> Urban Highlanders @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Roots-Rock
7> AJJ @ Hard Luck Bar, 772 Dundas St. W.
7-9> The Jessica Stuart Few @ Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church St. ~original Rock/Pop; $; $0
7:30> Button Factory Band @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
7:30> Justin Bacchus @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
8> Peggy Lee Octet @ Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave.
8> Ivory Hours @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8-11> Allyson Murrell @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~songwriter
8> Joel Sheridan & Ross McIntyre @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~Jazz; $15
8:30> High; Zenn-La; Too Nice @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $0
*8:30-12:30> All Star Band feat. Joe Bowden & Brooke Blackburn @ N’awlins, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
9> Julian Fauth Band also featuring Dave McManus @ Basso Blues Room, 320 Queen St. E. ~Blues/R&B; $0
9> Stephen Stanley Band @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
9> Scratch Nasty @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
9> Stefan Bauer @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
9> Jay Som; Stef Chura; Soccer Mommy @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $13.50
9> Terminal Joy; Synergist; Pluse in Tempo; Nothing Right Now @ Crown & Tiger Bar (basement), 414 College St. ~indie; $
9:30> Lady Kane @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~Funk/Soul/R&B; $10
9:45> Raoul & The Bigger Time @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Blues/Jazz; $
*9:45> Tyler Yarema & His Rhythm @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10-2> Shawn Brady & The Northern Sons @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~original Rock/Pop; $
10> Jack Marks @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country songwriter
10> Ride The Tiger @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/Soul; $
10-2> The Dog Walkers @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Blues-Rock
10> Lindsay Brohan @ Bier Markt King, 600 King St., W. ~Pop Rock
11> Leanna Yamado @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
Midnight> Rambunctious on The Bar featuring Wayne Neon @ La Palette, 492 Queen Street W. ~improvised Pop Rock; pwyc
416 – TORONTO EAST
3-7> Mike Sedgewick Band with Paul “Storm” Polisano @ Salty Dog, 1980 Queen St. E ~Blues/R&B
*3:30-6> Johnny Wright @ Outriggers, 2232 Queen St. E. ~R&B
4-7> Tommy Hawk @ Sauce on Danforth, 1376 Danforth Ave.
6-8> Thelonious Hank @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Country
7-9> Isabel and the Uncommons @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~original Roots-Pop; $0
6> Simple Plan @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
7> Decapitated; Thy Art Is Murder; Fallujah; Ghost Bath @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
8-10> T.C. @ The Beach House, 1953 Queen St. E.
8> Coin Operated Duo/Trio @ Gerrard Art Space, 1475 Gerrard St. E.
9> The Cliks @ Old Nick Pub, 123 Danforth Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9> Enzo Boldrini @ Murphy’s Law, 1702 Queen St. E. ~Pop Rock
9-11> Yukon Cigar @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
9:30-11:30> Kim Jarrett @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; $0
9:30> Danny Marks @ The Duke Live, 1225 Queen St. E. ~Pop Rock/Blues; $
9:30> Trainwreck @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $
10:30> Adam’s Rib @ Bier Markt Don Mills, 7 O’Neill Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
**4-8> The Essentials with guest singer Kevin O’Donnell @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Rock-R&B; 0$
*4-8> The Meteors with guest Johnny Rayge @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Blues/Rock/R&B
7:30> Brian Blain with Don Vickery & Michael Fonfara @ Old Mill Inn (Homesmith Bar), 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Blues; minimum table charge
8> Tony “Wild T” Springer Experience; Sheer Heart Attack @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~tribute to Jimi Hendrix; $
9:30> Community Soul Project @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Funk/R&B/Soul; $
10-2> The Cronics @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Rock/Top 40; 0$
10> The Honeymoon @ Bier Markt Etobicoke, 199 North Queen St. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
8> Kolin Stewart and So Long Seven for Acoustic Harvest @ St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. ~songwriter; $25
*9> jam with West Hill Rockers with guest Tom Alexiou @ Karla’s Roadhouse, 4630 Kingston Rd.
9-1> Colin Amey @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
10> Jason Martin @ The Newfoundlander, 472 Danforth Rd.
416 – TORONTO WEST
*Noon-3> Danny Marks @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~Blues/Jazz
**5-8> Bill Heffernan’s Saturday Sessions with featured guests Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~ Roots/Country; $0/pwyc
6> Lindsay Foote @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
7> Ryan Sheridan & Ronan Nolan @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W.
7-9> The Beresfords recording release for debut ep @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~original Roots-Rock; $12
8> Tim Darcy; Faith Healer @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8> Steve Holt Quintet @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~Jazz; $
8> The Class Assassins; The Nasties @ Duffy’s Tavern, 1238 Bloor St. W. ~Punk/Thrash; $
8:30> Shawn William Clarke recording release for Topaz; guest Dyan @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
9> Flat 5 & Brownman Ali; The Allnighters @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~original Jazz; $?
9> Love Theme; Bernardino Femminielli; Castle If; Hexagon @ Smiling Buddha, 961 College St. ~indie; $
9> Milky White and The Bluesmen @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~Blues/R&B; $10
9> Los Caballeros del Son @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
9:30> Al Reilly’s Catalyst [or alternate] @ The Cat, 3153 Dundas St. W. ~Pop Rock/Top 40
10-2> Big Tobacco & The Pickers; @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~original Country; $12
For Guelph Jazz Festival listings (noon-midnight) see website schedule page.
2-3:30> Apprehension Engine workshop with co-creators Tony Duggan-Smith and Mark Korven @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph ~workshop on musical sounds effects instrument; $0
2-1> KOI Fest with many acts @ Maxwell’s, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo
2> Matt Weidinger @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
*3:30-7> acoustic jam @ Galt Legion Branch 121, 4 Veterans Way, Cambridge
6:30> Shows & Mailea @ The Village Well, 19 Queen St. E., Cambridge
7-8:30 and 9:30-11> The Apprehension Engine in performance with Mark Korven, Matt Brubeck, Gary Diggins, Daniel Fischlin, Lewis Melville, Joe Sobara @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph ~dark instrumental Jazz-Pop; $100 per show
8-11> Electric Vinyl Orchestra recording release for Red Brick Café Album @ Red Brick Café, 8 Douglas St., Guelph ~contemporary original; $?
8:30> Rinse the Algorythm @ The Jazz Room, 59 King St. N., Waterloo ~Jazz; $25
9> The JJ Murphy Band @ Dstrct, 10 Wydham St. N., Guelph ~classic Rock
9> Pat Robitaille @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinurgh Rd. S., Guelph ~Pop
9> Insurrection; more @ Van Gogh’s Ear, 10 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $7
9> White Swan; Dioxide Angel; Space Pop; Howl Said The Wolves @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $10
9:30> Copy Machine @ The Rad Brothers, 550 Ontario St. S., Milton ~Rock/Top 40 covers
9:30> James Cameron @ Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> Ally Howatt @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
1:30-5> Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association Deluxe Blues Jam @ Dr. J’s BBQ & Brews, 282 Aylmer St., Peterborough ; $donation
8-11:45> Grace @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~all-fem Funk/Soul; $20
8> Wayne Kennedy; The Rough Go!; Liam Parker; The Depression Suite; Old Scratch; Backyard Riot @ The Spill, 414 George St., Peterborough ~indie; $5
8:30> Northern Soul @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
8:30> The Honeyrunners @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~original Rock/Pop; $
9:30> Rick Robichaud @ Sticky Fingers Dunlop, 150 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
10> The Royal Pains @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
10> Max Marshall; Ali McCormick @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
2-5> Rootmen @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
*3-6> acoustic open mic/jam with hosts Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering
3-5> Bruce Longman @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
4> PRJ @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St., Oshawa ~Blues
8:30-11> Little Lake @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*9-1> karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ Tudor Rose, 700 Harwood Ave. S., Ajax
9> Greg Williams @ The Corral, 433 Simcoe St. S., Oshawa ~Country
9> Johnny Menace @ The Atria, 59 King St. E., Oshawa ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
9-1> The Heart’s About Evl @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
9> “Music For Mental Health” fundraiser for Durham Mental Health Services with Broken Gift; Sight By City; The Fluttergirls; Mandy & Mike @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~eclectic; $10
9:30> Soul Mates Band featuring Sue Martin @ West Shore, 877 Bayly St., Pickering ~Rock/Pop
9:30> Two For The Show @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St., Ajax ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10-2> Rootmen @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
Noon-6> Craft Beer Festival with Mountain Lion Trappers; Dayfoot; High Court County featuring Arie Papernick @ Trafalgar Sports Park, Trafalgar Rd. at 17 Side Road, Georgetown ~Roots-Rock/Country; $25
*3-7> open jam with Faces for Radio @ CC’s/Kennedy Court, 3 Stafford Dr., Brampton
7:30> Chris McKhool & Sultans of String @ Mark Yan’s house, 15 Mayfair Cresc., Brampton ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock; $20 (call 905-458-7664 or email [email protected] to reserve)
8> Jerome Godboo Band with special guest Woody S. Woodley @ Wimpy’s, 443 The Queensway, Keswick ~original Blues; $?
8> Rebelljo Band Trio @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St., Georgetown ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8:30-12> Jessica Soule @ New Barber Towne Pub, 360 Guelph Street, Georgetown ~Roots-Rock
9-1> Dufferin County Line @ Oscar’s Roadhouse, 1785 Queen St. E., Brampton ~Country Rock
9> Ozone Babies @ Spot 1, 289 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton ~tribute to Led Zeppelin; $
9> Benjamin Dakota Rogers; Chris Rait @ Copper Kettle, 517 Main St., Georgetown
9> Melton/McGowan @ Shepherd’s Crook, 86 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Roots-Rock
9> Southern Belle @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown ~Country Rock
*9:30> open mic with host Steffi Postol Goodfield @ Richmond Bar & Grill, 10165 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
9:30> Orangeman @ Jake’s Boathouse Brampton, 59 First Gulf Rd., Brampton ~Pop Rock
9:30> Boom @ Aw Shucks, 15230 Yonge St., Aurora ~Pop Rock
**2-4:30> Davidson, Dicresce & Nero host jam with guests @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~Rock/Top 40
*2> The Brakemen Brunch @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~originals & cover Rock/R&B; $5
**2> Brant Parker Band with guest @ Donnelley’s Pub, 54 Front St., Thorold ~Blues
*2-6> jam w. Tom Finocchio @ Sam’s Place, Barton-Chestnut Sts., Hamilton
**2:30> Blues Matinée with The Coachmen (Colin Lapsey, Dave King, Chris Wheeler, Ian Andrews) @ Coach & Lantern (upstairs), 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Blues
8> Greg Oh; John Millard; Patricia O’Callaghan @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~eclectic indie; $15
8> Tomi Swick recording release for vinyl record; guest Matty Simpson @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
8> Stone The Radio @ Pub Fiction, 1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster ~Rock/Top 40
9-2> Austra @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton
9> Eclectic Revival Band @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton ~eclectic; $5
9:30> Lady In Black; Kill No Albatross; DFP; JJMS @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton ~indie; $
9:30> UK-47 @ Stonewalls Hamilton, 339 York Blvd., Hamilton ~Brit Pop
9:30> The Treble Men @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
**2-6> Sil Simone Band with special guest Tracey Gallant @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Rock/Blues
**2-6> Saturday Blues Sermon with James Anthony & special guests Donnie Meeker and Neil Chapman @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas Street, Burlington
*3-7> jam with Michelle Deneault & Redder @ Port Credit Legion, 35 Front St., Port Credit
4-8> Aydon Jacobs Duo @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit
9> Jack de Keyzer solo @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~original Blues; $15
9> Warren & Adam @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Pop Rock
9:15-1> Soul Funkshun featuring Dave Girdlestone with special guest George Olliver @ Boston Manor, 4460 Fairview Ave., Burlington ~Funk/R&B/Soul
9:30> Parkside Drive @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Motown/R&B/Soul
9:30> MiXX @ The Franklin House, 263 Queen St. S., Streetsville ~Pop Rock
9:30> Tomahawk Love @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
9:30-11:45> Retro Crush @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas Street, Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
10-2> Blush @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Rock/Top 40; $
10:15> Hot Buttered Soul @ Failte, 201 City Centre Dr., Mississauga ~Pop Rock
10:30> Hot Licks @ 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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