SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, October 22, 2021
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*3-5am> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat of Fri show, also runs Wednesdays 6-8am)
5-8> “Across The Universe” with Ken Stowar on CIUT 89.5 FM
*6, 7, 10 & 11am; 5 & 7 pm> “Sunday Morning Soul” with Johnny Max @ www.sundaymorningsoul.com ~Blues
9am> “The Hoose Radio Show” Wee Dan Hoose @ http://www.bluesandrootsradio.com/ ~ artist interviews and tracks
6-7pm> Lily Frost hosts “Zoomer Crooners & Songbirds” with guests & live performance @ Zoomer Radio broadcast AM740 or 96.7FM and online
9pm-midnight> 60s, 70s Soul, Jazz & Funk Cape Town/UK LIVE on FM Radio & Online Worldwide @
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
11am-2pm> The Shpeelers for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ; $5 (music only)
*11am-2> The Mercenaries @ Drake One Fifty, 150 York St. ~retro R&B/Soul/Funk; $0
noon-3> Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
noon> Kristy Hagerman; Alex Sullivan @ Café de Melbourne, 193 Church St. ~songwriter; $0
1> Annex Academy and Studio student showcase @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
3-5> Michael Laderoute with Rob Fenton @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~original Roots
3> Toronto Symphony Orchestra @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
3-5> Glennis Grace @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Dutch Jazz singer; $10
3:30-6:30> Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Blues; $
*4-7> Michael Brennan @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~East Coast Rock/Blues Roots
4> David Diao @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Jazz-Rock fusion; $
4-8> “Celebrate Tom Petty” jam session with The Vinyl Sessions @ Drums N Flats, 1980 Avenue Rd.
4-9> “Levonfest” benefit for Global K8 Rescue with Betty Stew; Kately Morley; Ron Hawkins & The Do Good Assassins; Bella Clava; Lorded @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $25
4> Spiderweb; Eddie Bullen; Nichelle Bernard; The Wexford Geeks; more for Caribbean hurricane relief benefit @ Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E.
*4:30-8> New Orleans Connection All Stars & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~New Orleans Jazz
4:30-7:30> Shawn Nykwist Duo @ The Local Gest, 424 Parliament St. ~Jazz
5> Steve-Paul Simms @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Roots/Pop
*7-1> Freefall Sundays open stage (2 songs each -signup @ 7 or pre-sign online) @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta St.
7> Ozuna @ Rebel, 11 Polson St.
7> Myc Sharratt and Adam Bailie @ C’est What, 69 Front St. E. ~original Blues; $pwyc
7-9:30> Peter Hill with Howard Willett & Alison Young @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Pop-Jazz with punch; $
7-10> The Rhythmaturgically Syncopated Social Hour Jazz jam @ Tranzac Lounge (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*7-10> Brooke Blackburn @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. TO ~Blues/Jazz/R&B
7> Northern Pikes @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~30th anniversary tour & tribute to debut Big Blue Sky album
7> Kevin Breit @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~moody Blues
7:30> Gathering Sparks with Eve Goldberg @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Folk singalong
7:30-10> Adu Braun recording release for Modern Frau @ Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. W. ~original Jazz; $
8> Cobalt; Brutal Wulfsex; Drofnosura; Reptoid @ Coalition, TO Central, 282 Augusta Ave. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*8> open mic @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
8> Jesse Dangerously; Ada Vale; Fresh Flesh; Snake Church @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.
8:30-10> Andrew Merrigan @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~songwriter; $10/pwyc
9> Crooked; Lucid Movement; High @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W.
9:30> Odd Lot @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*10> Horshack feat. Chris Caddell @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Bluesy contemporary & classic Rock
10> Nilan Perra Quintet @ Tranzac Lounge (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10> Brendt Diablo @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10-2> Pat Wright @ The Hideout, 423 College St.
**10> Blues jam with Bill Hedefine & guests @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
416 – TORONTO EAST
11am-2pm> Stewed Roots for Jazz brunch @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
*3-6> open mic with Nicola Vaughan @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave.
4-8> Songtown presents McKenna’s Blues Party 13 with Mike McKenna & Slidewinder with with Jay Moonah & special guest Steven Ambrose; sets by Pat Little, Pete Otis; David Morrison; Terry Blankley @ Black Swan, 154 Danforth Ave. ~Blues/R&B; $10
4-10> Birdseye Music Festival with host Elana Harte and sets by Authentic Imperfection; Late Night Conversations; Sandra Bouza & Redbrick; Cecile Doo-Kiongue; Suzie Vinnick; @ The Eton House, 710 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic indie; $
4> Danny Marks @ Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St. E. ~eclectic
*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 O’Connor Drive
5-7> Cadre @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Roots-Rock; 0$
5-8> Hogtown Country @ The Duke Live, 1225 Queen St. E. ~Country; $0
7-11> Gary Cain Band @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave ~R&B/Blues; 0$
7> Gwar; Ghoul; U.S. Bastards @ The Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
5-9> Michael Theodore @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~classic Soul; $
6-11> Shadow Self; The Rough Go; Among Legends; Church on Sunday; Myrre @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $15
*10-2> jam with Rebecca Matiesen & Phoenix @ Southside Johnny’s, 3653 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
3-7> jam with hosts The Repairmen @ Birchmount Tavern, Scarborough, 462 Birchmount Rd. ~Blues-Rock
*7-11> open jam with host Gtar Live @ McGradie’s, 2167 Victoria Park Ave.
416 – TORONTO WEST
**11-2> live Jazz brunch @ DeSoto’s, 1079 St. Clair Ave. W.
11-1:30> Jorge Maza & Pancho Galván @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Latin Jazz brunch
*noon-3> Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues
* noon-3> The Cosmotones @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~Bluegrass
3-5> Canadian Women’s Composers Project with Clarisse Tanigussi, Narmina Efendiyeva @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~recital; $20
**5-8> John Borra & Sam Ferrara w. guest @ The Communist’s Daughter, 1149 Dundas St. W. ~Country
5-8> Ivan Rosenberg & Chris Coole @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~old-time Country Roots
5-8> Robert Lee Trio @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
6> Monk’s Music @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~vibraphone Jazz; pwyc
6> New Customs @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W.
7-9> Ori Dagan recording release for Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat King Cole @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~original Jazz; $
*7-10> “Another Bloody Folk Club” @ Yellow Griffin Pub, 2202 Bloor St. W. ~Roots
7:30> Rhythm ‘n Step @ Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. ~fiddle Roots-Pop
7:30> Fundraiser for Daily Bread Food Bank with Taya; Föld; Effie Sky; The Histrionics; Markus Aurelius @ Smiling Buddha Stage 1, 961 College St. ~indie
8> The Smiths; Neutral Milk Hotel; Pavement; Pixies @ Smiling Buddha Stage 2, 961 College St. ~indie
8> This Is The Kit @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W.
8> Forma; Mimico; Zones @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W.
8:30> Enrico Galante @ Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz saxophone virtuoso; $45
8:30> Peter Willie Youngtree @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
8:30> Chalk Repairer @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz; pwyc
9> Lizzie Lyon; The Jessica Stuart Few Duo @ Orchard Bar, 1174 Bloor St. W. ~original Rock/Pop; $
9-1> Evan Desaulnier @ Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Jazz
9> The Bordellos @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9:30> The Mercenaries @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~retro R&B/Soul/Funk; $0
10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Ciros Restaurant, 1316 Bloor St. W. ~lounge Jazz/Groove
1> songwriters showcase @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo
2> open mic with host Liv Gains @ Grand River Brewing, Cambridge, 295 Ainslie St.
2-4> Michelle Saunders @ Idea Exchange, 1 North Square, Cambridge ~piano
2> Bob MacLean for “Autumn Tartan Tea” @ McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge
*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge
4-10> Sue Foley; more @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener ~Blues
6-8:30> Lotus Wight @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~Country Blues; $10-20
8> Emilie-Claire Barlow @ River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St., Guelph ~Pop-Jazz; $42
8-11> D.O.A; The Nasties; The Essential Letdowns @ Jimmy Jazz, 52 Macdonnell St., Guelph ~Punk/Thrash; $15
8-11> Blackie and the Rodeo Kings @ Meaford Hall, 12 Nelson St. E., Meaford ~original Roots-Rock; $
*9-1> jam @ Ivy Arms Pub, 201 Main Street E., Milton
9:30> Romeo Sex Fighter @ Duke of Wellington, 33 Erb St. W. Waterloo
*2-6> open mic with Jana Reid @ RCL (Royal Canadian Legion) #103, 34 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
3> Washboard Hank @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough ~Roots-Rock
5-7> Little Fire @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St., W., Peterborough
9> Curse @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St., W., Peterborough
*3-6> Chris Stapley & Earl Johnson @ Ridges Pub, 776 Liverpool Rd., Pickering ~acoustic Blues/Rock
4> Pete & Sue @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
6-10> open jam with Juggernaut @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax
**7> “Underground Sundays” with 3 bands @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg ~indie; $0
*8> Gibran & Matt “Smokey” Wildfong @ Harwood Blues, 7 Harwood Ave., Ajax ~Blues
8> Abysseral Throne; God Helmet; Skeleton Lake; Nonexistent; @ The Atria, 59 King St. E., Oshawa ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*10> Another Round @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
*1:30-4:30> Blaine Burnie, Mark Thackway & friends @ Coach House Pub, 3 Felcher Boulevard, Stouffville ~acoustic Roots
*3-7> open stage with Kevin Ker @ The Earl Of Whitchurch, 6204 Main St., Stouffville
3-7> Deanna Drudge @ The Second Wedge Brewing Co., 14 Victoria St. N., Uxbridge ~original Grunge-Roots; $0
*3-7> Daniel Davies Band hosts jam @ C.J. Barley’s, 213 The Queensway S., Keswick
3-7> Sarah McLeod @ Copper Kettle, 517 Main St., Georgetown ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*5> open mic with Crosstown Band @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown
*5:30-9:30> open jam with host band Faces For Radio & guest @ Crown and Anchor Pub, 389 Main St. N., Brampton
*6-9:30> The Andy Earle Trio @ Big Daddy’s Newmarket, 446 Davis Drive, Newmarket ~Blues
*6-10> open mic with host Brian Wride @ Col. McGrady’s, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
*8> acoustic open mic with Kat Vhonda @ Wild Wing Newmarket, 340 Eagle Street, Newmarket
*9> King Henry’s open mic (sign-up starts 8:45) with host Ben Crosby @ King Henry’s Arms, 9301 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
2-6> Bay City Blues Band & guest Sabrina Weeks @ Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Drive, Hamilton ~Blues; $7
2-5> Big Rude Jake @ Lou Dawgs Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton ~Blues
*3> Brother Tom Finochio hosts kitchen party jam @ Rebel’s Rock, 537 King St. E., Hamilton
*4> open mic with Neon Moon @ Moose Lodge, 1860 Barton St., Hamilton
4> Blues jam & show by Wayne Janus and the Backline @ Masque Wine Bar Hamilton, 13 Hess St. S. Hamilton
4:30-7:30> Alfie Smith @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
*7> open mic @ The Wee Dram, 1831 Main St. W., Hamilton
8> Roachclip; Tijuana Taxi; Velvetflesh @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
8> High Tide; Output; Short Hills @ Doors: Taco Joint & Metal Bar, 56 Hess St., Hamilton
8> The Pick Brothers; Birds of Bellwood; Retroactions @ Mills Hardware, 96 King St. E., Hamilton ~indie; $10
9-12> Adam Ostrosser & guest @ Cat ‘N’ Fiddle, 174 John St. S., Hamilton
9> open jam with Walker and Jamie @ The Pour House Hamilton, 1115 Fennell Ave. E., Hamilton
9> Shari Dunn & Jonny Kerr @ Lionshead Pub, 137 John St. S., Hamilton
10> Chris Chambers @ Augusta House, Hamilton, 17 Augusta St.
10> open mic @ The Hub, 1141 King St. E., Hamilton
noon-1:30> Gospel singalong for Folk Music Ontario Conference @ Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd., Mississauga ~original Roots
2-6> Annette Haas & Darren Lachance @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Country
*3-6> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
3:30> James Anthony @ Abbey Arms, 481 North Service Rd., Oakville ~Blues
4-7:30> The Stew toasting the memory/life of Ray Major @ Mulligan’s, 2458 Dundas St. W., Mississauga ~R&B/Rock
4-7> Glenn Groves @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington ~Country
*4:30-8> Chuck Jackson’s All Stars @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues
6:30-9> “Kids Are Alright” youth jam @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville
**8-12> The Nomads @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Rock
*8> open mic night with house band featuring Mike Shotton, Tim & Dave Johns @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
*10:30> Strummers Union @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington
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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