SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, April 25, 2022
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ON AIR / ONLINE
*6-8pm> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat show from previous Friday)
9> Humber College Songwriters Series with featured guest La Rose @ www.radiohumber.ca
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
12:15-1> Mathew V @ First Canadian Place, 100 King St. W. ~contemporary original; $0
5> Emily Steinwall Group featuring Sage Horsley @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick St. ~Jazz
6-8> Sharron McLeod @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6> Prezident Jeff; Amp Fiddler; TRAKGIRL; Lord Quest @ Velvet Underground, 508 Queen St. W. ~Hip Hop; $
6> Jay Pollock @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6> “Open Mo Night” open mic supporting Movember movement @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E.
6-8> James Dunbar @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~piano solo Jazz; $
6:30> Chris Wallace’s Many Names @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by Zoe Henderson @ Fat Albert’s, 25 Cecil St. (Steelworkers Hall) ~songwriters
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> Comhaltas Irish Slow Session @ Tranzac Club (Tiki Room), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~folk dancing
7> Anthony Caetano Project @ Mod Club, 722 College St.
*7-10> Blues jam with Voodoo Walters @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30 (sign-up at 7)-11> The Bridge open stage on “Foolishness” theme and between-set showcase music, poetry, etc.; hosted by Lynn Harrison @ Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St. E. ~songwriters/poets; $pwyc
7:30> Special Interest Group @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~Jazz
*7:30-11> open mic with hosts Big Otter Creek @ Grace O’Malley’s, 14 Duncan St.
7:30> Academy Chamber Orchestra @ Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. ~Classical; $
8-11> Girls Night Out Jazz singers’ jam & Ella Fitzgerald tribute with Lisa Particelli, Peter Hill & Ross McIntyre @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
8-10> Reg Schwager @ Art Square Gallery, 334 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz; $0
8> Rosetta; USA Out of Vietnam; Sovereign; Uxvae @ Coalition, 282 Augusta Ave. ~indie; $12
*8> John Bellisario hosts weekly Jazz jam @ The Music Box, 3434 Bathurst St.
8:30> Aaron de Sousa @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St. ~songwriter; $10
8:30-12> Danielle Bassels combo @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~tribute to Ella Fitzgerald; $10-20/pwyc
8:30> Carbon Leaf @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8:30-12> Bella Larsen; Robertlandfuturehearts; Amateur @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St.
9> open mic @ H Bar, 859 Queen St. W.
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
*9> open Funk/Jazz/Hip Hop jam @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W.
9> Jordan John Trio @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Blues/R&B; $10
*9-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
9> Big Horn Sheep @ May Café, 876 Dundas St. W.
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> David Hutchinson @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Graham Nicholas @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Octorock @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. TO ~video games songs done by horn ensemble
10-2> Sons of Jameson @ The Hideout, 423 College St. ~contemporary Rock
10-2> Action Sound Band @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. TO ~Blues-Rock; $0
*10:30> The LMT Connection with special guest Paige Armstrong @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. TO ~Funk/R&B; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST
7> Jeremy & Jenn @ Firkin on the Danforth, 2057 Danforth Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7:30-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
7:30-0:30> Ukulele jam Beatles edition @ Scarboro Music, 1051 Kingston Rd.
7:30> M Factor Indie Music Showcase with Elana Harte & Stiletto Flats + feature act Sarah Siddiqui + 10pm open stage (sign up at 7:30) @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~songwriters; $0
8> Donovan Woods and the Opposition; Wild Rivers @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave.
8> Turnover; Camp Cope; Summer Salt @ Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. ~contemporary original; $
8:30-10:30> Eric and the Soo @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
7> Phil & John Show @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
8> Dan Walek & friends @ Working Dog Saloon, 3676 St. Clair Ave. E. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
416 – TORONTO WEST
*6:30-10> Morgan Childs and Friends @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz; $0
7:30> Composers Collective Big Band Toronto Project @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Blues/R&B
7> Danny Laj and the Looks; Ghosted @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
8> Songwriters In The Round with Gillian Nicola; The Lifers; Mike Kerr; Chelsea Reed @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $10
*8-10> Emily Devlin & Nathan Arges @ The Oakwood Hardware, 337 Oakwood Ave. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
8> Al Tuck @ Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W. ~songwriter; $
*8-1> open mic jam with full backline hosted by Yana Kolesnikova and Osman Okey @ Remix Lounge, 1305 Dundas St. W.
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30> Aestrid; Paper Ladies; Leonids @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
9> Peter Boyd & Noah Zacharin @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~songwriters; $
9> Joel Sheridan & Eric St. Laurent @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. ~Jazz; $10
9> Colette Savard Band @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
*9> RITMO & guests @ Yauca’s Lounge, 755 Dovercourt Rd. ~Jazz; $5
*9:30> Spy vs Spy vs Spy with Michael Herring & James Roberstson @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
9:30> Lucas Stagg & Tanya Philipovich @ The Hole In The Wall, 2867 Dundas St. W. ~Roots-Rock
10> Stabbing Joy; Huttch; John’s Cottage @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
10> open mic with Peter Ramsay @ T.O. Lounge, 1384 Queen St. W.
10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
*7> open mic night @ Red Brick Café, 8 Douglas St., Guelph
*6-8:30> ukulele jam @ Idea Exchange Hespeler, 5 Tannery St. E., Cambridge
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
7:30> Celtic Session @ Penny Whistle, 2 Quebec St., Guelph
8-12> Song Circle acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
8> jam night with Ian Taylor @ Pops & Ruby’s Tap & Grill, 200 Preston Pkwy., Cambridge
8-11> John Lee & The Hookers host Blues jam @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
8> Matt Weidinger Band @ Lancaster Smokehouse, 574 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener
*8-11> A New Ground @ Churchill Arms, 355 Erb St. W., Waterloo ~Celtic
8:30-11:30> Dave Huber @ Royal Electric Bar, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*10> open stage hosted by Enio and Patrick @ NV Kitchen Bar, 16 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
*10> Mike Todd @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
*7-11> open jam with The Freacon Band @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5
7-7:30 open mic with Tyler Koke @ McGillicafey’s Pub & Eatery, 13 Bridge St.. N., Hastings
7-10> Blue sjam with host band The Gators & special guest Mike Roberts @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood
7> Nicholas Campbell @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*8> open stage @ Dobro Restaurant, 287 George St. N., Peterborough
*8> Ken Tizzard @ Church-key Pub, 26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
*9-12:30> Josh Morgan & Mike Francis @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9> Kevin Foster @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
9> Raine Hamilton @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~songwriter
7-10> open mic night @ Copper Branch – Brooklin, 66 Baldwin St. W., Whitby
7> Joanne Shaw @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*8> open stage and karaoke with Eddy Culjak @ Boston Pizza, 20 Taunton Rd., Whitby
*8-11> open mic @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*8> open mic @ Arthur’s Pub, 930 Burnham St., Cobourg
*8-10:30> open mic jam with Rob Foreman & Clayton Yates @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
9> open mic @ The Moustache Club, 15 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*10> Two For The Show @ Tartan Tavern, 555 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa ~Pop Rock
*10> Emerson Ireland hosts open mic jam @ The Gryphon Pub, 114 Dundas St. E., Whitby
*7> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
8-12> open mic with Kevin Ker (sign up at 7:30) @ Unionville Arms, 189 Main St., Unionville
*8:30-12:30> Jared Christopher Stafford @ Falcon & Firkin, 10300 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8:30-11:30> open mic & acoustic jam with Don Fleming & Laurence Walters @ Father’s Moustache Grill, Aurora, 15570 Yonge St.
9-12> jam/open stage with house band The Generations @ Archibald’s Pub, 8950 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
8> acoustic jam with Frank Logue @ Shepherd’s Crook, 86 Main St. S., Georgetown
*8:45> open mic jam @ Magnums, 21 McMurchy Ave. N., Brampton
*10-2> jam night with Switchbeat Trio @ Maguires, 284 Queen St. E., Brampton
7:30> open mic jam @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
7:30> open mic with Keith Toms @ Staircase Bistro, 27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton
8> Scott McIntosh Quartet @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~Jazz
8> The Living Deads; Be Bop Deville @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~indie; $
8> Matt Zaddy @ Gallagher’s Bar, 29 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Chris Chambers or Adam Ostrosser @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas
*8:30> Something Country @ The Endzone, 1900 King St. E., Hamilton ~Country
9> Singalong with Judy Marsales @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40
*9> open mic with Alfie Smith @ L’Etranger on James, 109 James St. N., Hamilton
*10> Jazz jam @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
*5> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
7> Rob Reed @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
8-12> talent showcase open mic (8-9) with host Edward Bose & sets by @ The Port House, 138 Lakeshore Rd. E, Port Credit-Mississauga
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion with guest @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Jazz
9-1> Kevin Reid and the Dedbeats @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Rock/Pop; $
9-1> Leslie Hudson; Betsy Tinney @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville ~songwriters; $10
*9> open mic with Michael Zane @ Shakers Oakville, 589 Kerr St., Oakville
**10> open mic with host Kirt Godwin or Jonni X @ Spice Lounge, 52 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga
10> Becky J & Friends @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
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 purchasers (eg., seniors, members, children, etc.). /+ indicates stated price is minimum.
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