SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, June 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> Toronto Jazz Festival free live streaming (free registration required) online ~Jazz
Noon-2> Blues on Rock Radio UK with Carolyn Fe
1> “Liquid Lunch” with Hugh Reilly @ www.thatchannel.com ~songwriter interviews & performances
8> Ken Wallis show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
10> “Under The Radar” with Stevie Connor @ www.BluesandRootsRadio.com
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL
Noon-10pm> Toronto Jazz Festival on various stages and club locations [click link to see full schedule]
Noon-1:30> Kadima @ College Park Courtyard, 444 Yonge St. ~contemporary original; $0
5> Victoria Staff @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick St.
5> Neon Eagle @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6> Corin Raymond @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriter
6-8> Darnell Thomas @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~Jazz; $10-20/pwyc
6-11> Jazz Money; Eyeda Sophia; Ase Ayrah Taerb; Dillian Ponders @ Trillium Park & William G. Davis Trail, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~eclectic; $0
6-9> Rich Roxboroguh @ Tundra Restaurant in Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond St. W. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
6> Candice Sand @ Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Ave. ~songwriter
7> Trevor Hall @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
7-9> Patrick Tevlin Swing Band @ St. James Park, 120 King St. E. ~Swing Jazz; $0
7> The Riches @ Tranzac Club (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7> Venuti String Quartet @ Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queen’s Quay W. ~Classical; $0
*7> Alan Hetherington & Marco Tulio Costa @ Lisbon By Night, 802 Dundas St. W. ~Brazilian music
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> Polky Village Band (recording release for ep) @ Small World Music Centre, 180 Shaw St.
*7:30> Satin Roses @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. ~Jazz; $?
8-1> Fourth Thursday jam with host Diane Baker Mason & featuring house band including Kevin Jeffrey, Phil Ciglen & Nicola Vaughan on guitar @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
8> Toronto Symphony Orchestra @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~Classical; $
8> Gray Matter @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
8> Darenots @ Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide St. W. ~contemporary original; $
8> open mic @ 1 Tonamara Smokers Lounge, 202 Spadina Ave.; $10/free for performers
8> Mother Mother; Little Destroyer @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
8-10> Pavlo’s 20th anniversary concert (Night 19 of 20) @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $ includes nightly guitar giveaway to one audience member
8:30-12> Musiqah @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $5
8:30> Holly Cole @ Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, 487 Bloor St. W. ~Jazz; $
9> Duane Forrest Group featuring Promise @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave.
9> Naman Cale; Astro Mega; Yuri Prcn; Mix Foley @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave.
9> Rocket Bomb; GURTH; Mountain Of Wolves; Adelaide; Mermaids Exist @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9> open mic with Brad Cooper @ Originals, 1660 Bayview Ave.
*9:30> jam with host band The Regulators @ College St. Bar, 574 College St.
*9:45> Mary McKay @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
10> Sky Blue Revue @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Dan Weis & Starebaby @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Josh Cole 5 Tet @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
10> Lia Scott & Friends @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club, 54 The Esplanade
10> Sean Betram; Gravely James @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E.
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
10:30> Pretzel Logic @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. ~tribute to Steely Dan; $
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9:30> Fifth Element @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~songwriter; 0$
8-10> open mic (signup at 7:30) @ The Dock on Queen, 916 Queen St. E.
8> Daniel Barnes Low Stress Jazz Trio @ Hirut Cafe, 2050 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz
8> Henry Murray & The Narcissism; Espirut Y Madera; Simon Cameron @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic indie; $0
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8-10> Jazz open stage with Artie Roth & Steve Koven @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave.
8> Justin Golan @ The Beach House, 1953 Queen St. E. ~Pop Jazz/requests; $0
*8:30-10:30> The DelFis @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
*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.
416 - TORONTO ETOBICOKE
*4-6> Jacques Russell Trio featuring Michel Neray @ Tartistry, 1252 The Queensway ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*6-10> Danny Mann @ @ The Irish Shebeen, 5555 Eglinton Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7> student performers @ Java Joe’s, 1500 Islington Ave.
7-11> open mic @ Fair Grounds Café & Roastery, 3785 Lakeshore Blvd. W.
8> 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> Alan Sheppard @ Tropical Nights, 1154 Morningside Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*8-12> jam with Copy Machine @ Muckish Irish Pub, 74 Hymus Ave.
9:30> High Rollers @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
10> jam & karaoke @ Smiling Jacks, 3482 Lawrence Ave. E.
416 – TORONTO WEST
6-9> Mike Plume @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
6> Nate Daviau; Adam Eisen @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriters; $
7> Nina Lynn @ Gin Mill, 2202 Bloor St. W. ~original Jazz; $0
8> Miles Finlayson Group @ Alchemy, 890 College St.
8> KAYO; KSHR; POPZ @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
8> Jean Baptiste De Collier & Donn Dixon @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> The Empty Nesters @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
8> Sisters Euclid @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz/Rock fusion; $10
8:30> Johnny Burgin & Sugar Brown and the People’s Blues Army Band @ Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~Blues/R&B; $30
8:30> Several Futures; Deathsticks; Stargoon @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
9> Evie Wilder; Just Jillian; Carmen Toth @ T.O. Lounge, 1384 Queen St. W. ~songwriters; $10
9> Surefire Sweat @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz
*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> The Diamond Joes @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Country/Roots-Rock/Rockabilly
9:30> The Reposadists Quartet @ Reposado, 136 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz
10> Korea Town Acid (recording release for album); Raf Reza; Hemingway; Strange Robotix @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
6> Dave Menard @ Strykerz Kitchen, 120 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener
*6> acoustic jam with Dave Pike @ TWB Co-operative Brewing, 300 Mill St., Kitchener
7> Thomas Hammerton @ Manhattan’s, 941 Gordon St., Guelph
7-9> kitchen ceilidh with Gwen Potter @ McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge
*7-10> Lucas Stagg @ Argyle Arms, 210 King St. E., Cambridge ~Roots-Rock
7> Kenny Munshaw @ Easy Pour Wine Bar, 1660 Blair Rd., Cambridge
*7-9> jam nite @ The Edge Wine Bar, 205467 County Rd. 109, Orangeville
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
8> Josh Kvasnak @ Fionn MacCool’s Guelph, 494 Edinburgh Rd., S., Guelph
8> Charles Spearin; Tamara Williamson @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph
8> Matt Mays @ Maxwell’s, 35 University Ave. E., Waterloo
*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
8:30> Geoffrey Keezer & Gillian Margot @ The Jazz Room, Waterloo, 59 King St. N. ~Jazz; $25
9> Heather Valley (recording release for single) @ The Cornerstone, 1 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~original Rock/Pop; $
9> Vintage Flight @ The Boathouse, 97 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ~Rock/Top 40 covers
9> jam with Miss Jaye Baxter Band @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
9:30> Jeff Holdridge @ McCabe’s Irish Pub, 9 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> Colin Amey & The Remedy @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
2-5> Ellen & Bob @ Beard Free Brewing, 649 The Parkway, Peterborough
7> open mic with Karl @ Barnstormer Brewing, 384 Yonge St., Barrie
7> Lisa Hutchinson Band @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues; $5
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Lukianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
8> Joe Huron Trio & guest @ Sticky Fingers, 150 Dunlop St. W., Barrie ~Blues/R&B
*8> The Quickshifters @ Hot Belly Mama’s, 378 George St., Peterborough ~pwyc
8> open mic @ The Church-key Pub, 26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
9-1> Shawn Steinhart @ Donaleigh’s Irish Public House, 28 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
*10> Tony Silvestri @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
10> open mic with Gerald Vanhalteren @ The Coach & Horses, 16 York St., Lindsay
*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> open mic with Colin Campbell @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
7-10> open mic @ Cocoa & Joe Café, 44 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*7-10> eclectic open mic with host Kristen Hare @ The Birch Bistro, 84 King St. W., Bowmanville
*8-11> Rocky Dean Records’ open mic with hosts Brian Pisani & Matt Meraw @ Manantler Craft Brewing Co., 182 Wellington St., Bowmanville
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
8:30> Mellow Dee & guest @ Rum Diaries, 368 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~soft groove Pop/R&B
*?> jam with Darren Smith & Shayne Thomas @ The Corner Pocket, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9-12> open jam night @ Brooklin Pub, 15 Baldwin St., Whitby,
9> Trenchlung; Sinner; Grindstone @ The Atria, 59 King St. E., Oshawa ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $
*9-2> open mic with Rich With Sin @ Gravity Lounge, 45 Prince St., Oshawa
*9-1> open jam with host Courtney Bowles @ Down Omer, 522 Ritson Rd., 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
*7-10> Dino Stakos @ Father’s Moustache Grill, 15570 Yonge St., Aurora ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7-10> open mic jam with house band Mr. Mad Trio @ Lake Simcoe Arms, 21089 Dalton Rd., Jacksons Point
*8-11> open mic showcase with Steffi Postol Goodfield @ La Siciliana, 10255 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
*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
*6:30-10:30> jam with Faces for Radio @ Coasters, 55 Rutherford Rd. S., Brampton
7> Ablett and Cooper @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~fingerstyle guitar duo
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
8> David Love Band also featuring Darrell McNeill @ Gage Park Brampton, 45 Main St. S., Brampton ~60s dance Pop/Rock covers; $0
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
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
Noon-2> Jude Johnson Trio @ Gore Park, King St. E. at John St. S., Hamilton ~Roots-Rock/Blues
*7:30> open mic @ Station 1 Coffee House, 28 Main St. E., Grimsby
8> Ben Bowen; Tom Shea; Mario Laquintana @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~music & poetry; $10
*8-1> Sterlin Colvin, Bruce Tournay & Loralee McGuirl @ 33 Bowen, 33 Bowen St., Hamilton ~dueling pianos
8> Dunlop Brothers; Matty Simpson; Deeps @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton
*8-10> open mic with The Vaudevillian @ Rust City Brewery, 27 King William St., Hamilton
8> Russ Wilson @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton
*8-10> Josh Coulter @ Judge and Jester, 17 Main St. E., Grimsby
8:30> Chris Chambers @ Lou Dawg’s Hamilton, 116 George St., Hamilton
9> open jam with Tim Ninehouse and Mr. Jay @ George Hamilton Restaurant, 152 King St. W., Hamilton,
*9> open mic night with rotating hosts @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Ancaster
9:30> Ginger St. James @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton ~Rockabilly/cabaret Blues
10> Richard Appleyard @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
10> Matty Simpson @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
7> Dos Guapos (Killin’ Time Band) @ Maracaz, 386 John St., Burlington ~Rock/Top 40 covers
7> Rob Reed @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
*7-11> jam with James Anthony Band @ 5 West Brewpub, 3600 Dundas St. W., Burlington
7:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
8> Barlow, Yeh, McNeill @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Rock/Top 40 covers & originals
8> Kent MacMillan @ Bronte Sports Kitchen, 2544 Speers Rd., Oakville
8> Jessie T @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*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> Whiskey Business @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville
9-1> Freedom Train @ Roc’n Doc’s, 105 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~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 purchaser (eg. seniors, students, members, etc.) /+ indicates stated price is minimum.
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