SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, September 28, 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
12-1> Ladom Ensemble @ Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W. ~Worldbeat (various international); $0
*5-8> Danny Blue @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~acoustic Pop
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6-8> Lillian Tilbrook @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Kevin Quain @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~moody Blues; $
7> benefit for Unison Benevolent Fund @ Revival, 783 College St. ~eclectic; $
7> Lil Uzi Vert; Playboi Carti; more @ Rebel, 11 Polson St. ~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
8-1> Fourth Thursday jam featuring Kevin Jeffrey, Diane Baker Mason & Nicola Vaughan @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
*8-12> Memphis Mudcat featuring Brian Potts on bass @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~ R&B/Soul/Funk; $0
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra perform “Brhams German Requiem” @ Roy Thomson Hall, TO Central, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
8> Gridlock; The Dead Centuries; The Parallax @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. ~Prog Rock; $10
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> Tei SHi @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
8> Vidos; Aviator Shades @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~indie from Vancouver; $
8> Alexz Johnson; Dress Black12; Naked Wild; Nikki Fierce @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
8:30> Billy Bragg @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8:30-12> Amy Anne Tourlousse; Heated Mansion @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $
9> Chris Lord Ideal @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues
9> Paige Koop @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W.
9> Mark Braithwaite @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz
9-11:30> The Distillery @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
*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> Mike Downes Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Alison Young @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> High Court County featuring Arie Papernick @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~Roots-Rock/original Country; $
10> Bad Luck Woman @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Blues/R&B/Motown
10-2> The Ascot Royals @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~contemporary original; $
10> Josh Cole Quartet @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
10> Pretzel Logic @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~tribute to Steely Dan; $
10> Grant Bingham @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9> Steed @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock covers & originals; 0$
7> Tash Sultana @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
7-10> The Two Fours @ Skwish Beaches, 2252 Queen St. E. ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $0
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen & feature by Sal Indigo @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8> Masters of Love and Sound @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Funk/R&B/Soul; $0
8> Chrinicles Dub Tio @ The Shore Leave, 1775 Danforth Ave.
*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> Morgan @ Bier Markt Don Mills, 7 O’Neill Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
7:30> Gilby Clarke; more @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~contemporary original; $
9> Kimberley Wetmore Band @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock
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
*7-11> Frank Wilks & Dan Walek host open jam @ Tara Inn, 2365 Kingston Rd. ~acoustic Pop covers; 0$
8-12> jam night with Copy Machine @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> Root Town Trio @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Roots-Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Ken Taylor’s Fixin’s Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6-9> The Split; Pretty Archie; Graham Nichols @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Rockabilly/Country/Roots-Rock
6> Preetam Sengupta @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
7> Foy Vance @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W.
7> Logic; Rhetorik; Beg Lenbo @ Echo Beach, 1001 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~contemporary original; $
7:30> benefit for Salsa For Smiles @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Salsa; $
*7:30> Marcus Walker Duo @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~Roots-Rock
8> Autorickshaw recording release for Meter @ Small World Music Centre, 180 Shaw St. ~Worldbeat (various international); $
8> Black Suit Devil; Jammers Waffle House @ Folly Brewpub, 928 College St. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Smrtdeath @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8> Sisters Euclid with special guest Burke Carroll @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~fusion Jazz/Rock/Country
8> Other Families; Jerkagram; Alpha Strategy @ Smiling Buddha basement, 961 College St. ~indie; $
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8> Sue Foley @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~original Blues; $
8> Astin Clark; Saturdae Jonez; Yoana; Rufus & Solid1ne @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
8:30> Joyful Joyful; Obuxum; Zoo Owl; Cherry Blaster @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
8:30> Matthew Byrne @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~original East Coast Roots-Rock; $25
8:30> Benjamin Munoz; Casey MQ @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
9> Mandy Lagan @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St.
9> Jerusalem In My Heart; Scattered Clouds @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W.
*9> open jam Wailers Restaurant, 725 St. Clair Ave. W.
*9-12> open mic night with Anthony Abbatangeli @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair 8Ave. W.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
9-12> The Penny Pressers @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> Waves That Stray @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
9> The Responsables; Carter Pleasure Cruise @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
9> Kalya Rakel @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> The Split @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Blues-Rock; $
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~groove Rock; 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> Long Range Hustle; Run Maggie Run; Flowers For Daniel @ Maxwell’s, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo ~indie; $10
*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> Stacey Zegers @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
9:30> The Dukes @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
7-11> Tamica Herod & The Harbour Street Band with guest Tyler Yarema @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Likianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*8-11> Open mic @ George & Orange Taproom & Kitchen, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
8> Adam Webster @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> Black and Blues @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
*10> Jan Schoute @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
*5-8> Nelson Denis @ Frank’s Pasta, 42 King Street E., Cobourg ~eclectic mix (Folk, Jazz, soft Rock, Latin)
*6-10> Sticks & Tones @ Fionn MacCool’s Oshawa, 214 Ritson Rd., Oshawa ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8-11> Amber Hardy Trio @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
9> James Green Electric @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Blues-Rock; $10
*9> jam @ The Wee Pub, 371 Wilson Rd. South, Oshawa
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
9> Deuce @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals duo
*9:30> jam with Billick @ Harp & Crown, 300 Kingston Rd., Pickering
*10> Karaoke with Rob MacArthur @ St. Louis Ajax, 11 Harwood Ave., Ajax
*6-8> Ben Hannah @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar; 0$
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7-10> open mic jam with house band Mr. Mad Trio @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jacksons Point
7> J.J.Millstone @ 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
7:30> Steve Marriner; Jesse O’Brien; Chris Caddell @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Ancaster ~original Blues; $
8> Heatseekers; Treblemen; Be Bop Deville @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~Blues-Rock; $
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton ~Blues/R&B
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
9:30> acoustic open stage with Daryl Gray @ The George Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave., Hamilton
10> Strummers Union @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton
10> The Pistolettes @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton ~all-star Country fem band
10:30> Chris Caddell & Friends @ Gallagher’s Bar, 69 Augusta St., Hamilton ~Blues-Rock
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> jam with Screamin’ Evil 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> jam night with Gary White @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~$5
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit
*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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