SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, October 19, 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
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6> Candice Sand @ Pogue Mahone, 777 Bay St. ~songwriter
6-8> Julia Pal Trio @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6:30> Chris Wallace’s Many Names Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
7> Foster The People @ Rebel, 11 Polson St.
7> Mark Martyre recording pre-release for Rivers @ Sellers and Newel, 672 College St. ~songwriter; $15 includes album
7-9:30> music and poetry open stage (signup at 7) @ Queen Gallery, 382 Queen St. E. ~$5/donation
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*7:30> Sarah Jordan & Matt G @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~acoustic Top 40
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra premiere’s “L’Aube for Mezz-Soprano and Orchestra” by Howard Shore @ Roy Thomson Hall, TO Central, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues
8> Erik Bleich & Carl Lorusso Jr. @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St.
8> Shaqisdope; Ebhoni; Everythingoshaun; Staasia Daniels; Andreena; Lola Bunz; Mickey Blue; Iamsaam; Elcee The Artist @ Supermarket, 268 August Ave. ~original Hip Hop
8> Sweet Alibi; Jadea Kelly @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $20
8> Manila Killa X Robotaki @ Velvet Underground, 508 Queen St. W.
8> Matt G recording release for debut cd @ Revival, 783 College St. ~original Rock/Pop; $15
8> acoustic open mic @ Sidestreet Bar, 768 Dundas St.
8:15> HMLT; Desire; Young Lungs for Confidential Records 20th anniversary @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. ~contemporary original; $10
8:30> Kyp Harness with Tania Gill; Jack Marks @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. TO ~songwriters; $
8:30> Hollerado; Dizzy; Everett Bird @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8:30-1> open mic with Alicia Porter @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St.
8:30> Affinity recording release for The Other Side ep; guests Polarity; Odd Ones; Minnie Dino @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~contemporary original; $10
9> Artificial Dissemination; Fuckhawk; Christian and The Sinners @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
9> AKMY @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave.
9> Kor; Ted Kennedy; touching; Ryecroft @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. ~indie; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> Cloverdrive recording release for Eyeing Your Prey @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
9:30> Mark Eisenman Quintet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Bad Luck Woman @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
10> 22 Longs Riffs; Dissidence; Dirty Work; Wretched Fools; Defile @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave. ~Punk/Thrash; $10
10> Joel Battle @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
10> Special Interest Group @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Dixie Chicken @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. TO ~tribute to Little Feat; $
10> Philip Garcia @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
10:30> Whiplash Girlchild @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
6-9> Lamblion @ Pan On The Danforth, 516 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz
6> Kristy Hagerman; John Ross @ Dark Horse Espresso Bar, 630 Queen St. E. ~songwriters
7-9> Tom Eastland Triage @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock songwriter; 0$
7> High Valley; Ahley McBryde; Adam Doleac @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
7> Terry Clarke Trio @ Don Mills Library, 888 Lawrence Ave. E. ~Country
7> Kickback @ Green Dragon, 1032 Kingston Rd. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7:30> Drew Gregory @ Boots N Bourbon, 725 Queen St. E. ~Country; $
7:30> Soulfly; Point Blank; Lady Kong; Cannabis Corpse; Noisem @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~indie; $
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen & feature by Monica Graham & Jade Wan @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave. ~songwriters
8> Jazz Money @ The Shore Leave, 1775 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz
8> Octorock @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~tribute to video games sound tracks
*8:30-10:30> Jerry Leger & The Situation @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~Folk-Rock/Country
8:30> Fraz Milne @ The Beach House, 1953 Queen St. E. ~songwriter
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
10:30> Bradly Mitchell @ Bier Markt Don Mills, 7 O’Neill Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
7:30> Maureen Kennedy Trio @ Old Mill Inn, 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; min table charge
8> Esther Widmann; Beyond Savage; Vinyl Ambush; Josh Gordon Band @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~eclectic
8> jam with 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
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 with Copy Machine @ The Birchmount, 462 Birchmount Rd.
9:30> Scott Free @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
416 – TORONTO WEST
5-8> Michelle Rumball @ Gate 403, 403 RoncesvaMlles Ave. ~Roots-Rock
6> Erin Costello @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
7-9> Michael Louis Johnson @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
7:30-8:30> Thalea String Quartet @ The Root Down Studio, 225 Geary Ave. ~Classical; $pwyc
*7:30> Marcus Walker Duo @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~Roots-Rock
8> Guaracha y Son @ Peppers Café, 189 Wallace Ave. ~Latin
8> Mahta; Arlene Paculan; Zaynab Wilson @ Folly Brewpub, 928 College St. ~songwriters; $10
8> City Fedelia; Temayne, Vic NS @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W.
8> Giant Hand @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie; $
8> James Bryan; Michael Savona @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~songwriters; $20
8> Sue Foley @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~original Blues; $
8> The St. Royals @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Funk/R&B/Motown
*8> open mic @ Axis Gallery & Grill, 3048 Dundas St. W.
8:30> Jon Brooks; Rob Lutes @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~Roots songwriters; $20
9> Ed Vokurka @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~violin virtuoso; pwyc
9> Raleigh; Kira May @ 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 Ave. W.
*9-1:30> open stage with Jay Pennell @ Dave’s On St. Clair, 730 St. Clair West ~eclectic
9-12> Chris Staig & The Marquee Players @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Roots-Rock
9> Los Caballeros del Son @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Latin/Cuban son
9> The Achromatics; Bassline @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
9:45> The Hydrothermal Vents @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~Punk/Thrash; $
10> Oh Geronimo; Long Range Hustle @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~original Rock/Pop; $
11> The Digs @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~groove Rock; 0$
*6-9> 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
8> Julian Taylor Band recording release for “Give Us A Sign” single @ Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St., London ~original Rock/Pop/Funk/Dance; $25
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> Sandy MacDonald @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
9> Pokies; Ornament & Crime; Mark Band Sanders @ Dstrct, 10 Wyndham St., N., Guelph ~grunge Rock
9> King Roller @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener
9> jam with Miss Jaye Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> Counting Down The Hours @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
*9:30> Lucas Stagg @ The Black Badger, 55 Water St., Cambridge ~acoustic
9:30> Dean James @ Stampede Corral, 248 Stirling Ave. S., Kitchener ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
7-11> Lisa Hutchinson Band @ 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> Voltang @ Foxx Lounge, 16 Dunlop Street East, Barrie
*8> The Quickshifters @ Hot Belly Mama’s, 378 George St., Peterborough ~pwyc
*8-11> Open mic @ George & Orange Taproom & Kitchen, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
8> Derek McLean @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9> jam with Ted Rusk @ The Sauble Dunes, 11 Southampton Parkway, Sauble Beach
9-1> Shawn Steinhart @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
9> Nihiloceros; The Corporate Life; Basement Dweller @ The Spill, 414 George St. N., Peterborough ~indie; $5
9> Geoff Berner; Rae Spoon @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~indie; $15
*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
7:30> Just Heart; openers Ayden Jacobs Project @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~tribute to Heart; $15
8-11> Mellow Dee & guest Quisha Wint @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
8> Blues jam @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
*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
*6:30-10:30> 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> Roxanne de Bastion @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~songwriter
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> Maire Ni Chathasaigh & Chris Newman @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~Irish traditionals; $15
8> Will Black @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~songwriter; $30
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
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> Shari, Jonny & Justin @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
12:30 - 4:00> Little Peter and the Elegants @ Square One Older Adult Centre, 100 City Centre Dr., Mississauga ~50s/60s Rock ‘n’ Roll; $20
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> Mike Stevenson & friends @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
8-2> showcases & jams for Folk Music Ontario Conference @ Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd., Mississauga ~original Roots
8> Mike Ferfolia & Friends @ 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> Beath Heathens with Jerome Goboo @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~original Blues; $15
9-1> Covered In Paint @ 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
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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