171224Su | Shows for Sunday, December 24, 2021

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Please note that we have endeavoured to ensure listings are accurate for a day on which many regular shows are cancelled so we have only listed shows we’re reasonably certain are happening based on past history or where there is some specific source for believing so. Many churches also have music-related services, but these are for the most part not included.

SHOW LISTINGS for Sunday, December 24, 2021

For KEY to listings codes and schemata see note at end of shows list.

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*3-5am> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat of Fri show, also runs Wednesdays 6-8am)

4> “Georgian Bay Roots” official show of Summerfolk Festival @ CFOS AM 560 (simulcast on

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 @ ~Blues

9am> “The Hoose Radio Show” Wee Dan Hoose @ ~ artist interviews and tracks

9pm-midnight> 60s, 70s Soul, Jazz & Funk Cape Town/UK LIVE on FM Radio & Online Worldwide @


11am-2pm> TFKB’s “A Very Klezmer Christmas” for Jewish brunch buffet @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ; $5 (music only)

1-4> “Murder Mike” (Michael Brennan) does Christmas @ Graffiti’s, 170 Baldwin St. TO ~Christmas

10> Christmas Eve Singalong with Heather Bambrick, Alana Bridgewater, many more + Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Christmas; $


*3-6> open mic with Nicola Vaughan @ Hirut, 2050 Danforth Ave.

4:30> Jazzy Christmas with live Jazz band @ Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave.

*4:30-8:30> Rock/Blues jam & Al Vanwarts birthday party with William A. Miller & The Black Bear All Stars @ Black Bear Pub, 1125 OConnor Drive

7:30> Christmas carol singing @ Hope United Church, 2550 Danforth Ave.


*noon-3> Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Blues

8> Michael O’Grady @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Celtic Rock

9> Tumako @ Axis, 3048 Dundas St. W. ~Funk/R&B/Soul/Afrobeat

11-midnight> Polky Village Band; Bialy Orzel; White Eagle Toronto Polish Song and Dance Ensemble @ St. Casimir’s Church, 156 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Pasterka Concert


*3-7> acoustic open mic with Scott Rhodes @ The Pick and Shovel, 30 Water St., Cambridge


 4> 4 Front with Terry Fin @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough


3> Po’ Boy Jeffreys @ Copper Kettle, 517 Main St., Georgetown

*5> open mic with Crosstown Band @ Time Out, 68 Main St., Georgetown


2-5> Ginger St. James & 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> Blues jam & show by Wayne Janus and the Backline @ Masque Wine Bar Hamilton, 13 Hess St. S. Hamilton

905 WEST

 2-6> Mark LaForme @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington ~Country

4-7> Glenn Groves @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington ~Country

4-7> Chuck Jackson’s All Stars Christmas party @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Blues

*5> Sara Mills @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington

7> Christmas carols singalong @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, 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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