TorontoMoon.ca 180802Th | Shows for Thursday, August 02, 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
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-2> Lakes of Canada @ College Park Plaza, 777 Bay St. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $0
Noon-1> Rosy Cervantes y la Sana Rabla @ Union Station, 65 Front St. W. ~Worldbeat; $0
12:30-2> Sue & Dwight @ Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church St. ~Roots; $0
4-9> Danny Blue’s 60th birthday bash with various artists @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~Roots-Rock; $0
5> Classic Albums Live @ Roy Thomson Hall (patio), 60 Simcoe St. ~$0
6> Cary Shields for 7 year anniversary @ Fox and Fiddle, 17 Fort York Blvd. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> The Costanzas; Your Pal Bill; Worst Dad Ever @ Meltdown Toronto, 686 College St. ~Punk/Thrash; $
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6-8> Alan Cohen, Howard Willett & Glen Hornblast @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~eclectic Blues/Roots $10-20/pwyc
6-7> Lucas Dipasquale @ Union Station, 65 Front St. W. ~Worldbeat; $0
6> David Baxter Band @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Roots-Rock
6> West End Riverboat Band @ Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W.
6-8> Robert Scott @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~solo piano Jazz; $
6:30> Elena Kapeleris Group @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
7> Alex Pangman Band featuring Peter Hill @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz/Blues; $
7-9> Jorge Betancourt @ St. James Park, 120 King St. E. ~Latin originals & covers; $0
7-11> Organyzed @ Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas St. ~Jazz
7> Stevie Piette hosts open stage @ Marina Cafe, Toronto Centre Island Marina
7> Kenny Chesney @ Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. W. ~Country songwriter; $
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
8-12> Jeff Barnes & Noah Zacharin @ The Tilted Dog, 424 Parliament St. ~original Roots
8-12> Kraus; Nolife @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~indie; $
8> open mic @ 1 Tonamara Smokers Lounge, 202 Spadina Ave.; $10/free for performers
8> Chapter 18 @ Free Times Café, 320 College St. ~songwriters; $
8-10> Duffmusiq & Gyles @ Lisa Marie, 638 Queen St. W. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> The Vaccines @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
8-12> Les Kingdoms @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $8
8> Mobile Individuating Factors @ Tranzac Club (Main Hall), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~experimental
8:30> Chris Ricketts with guest Jordan Paul @ C’est What, 67 Front St. E. ~songwriters; $
9> Good Enough Live Karaoke Band @ Roundhouse Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd.
9> game.set.trap @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Trap Jazz
9> Peacemaker; Diamond Weapon; Songbat Blvd; Sixteen Scandals @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core/Punk; $
9-11:30> Eddy & Quincy Bullen @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~double piano Jazz; $
9> Lonely Road @ The Hideout, 423 College St.
*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.
9:30> Pete McCann with Vaughan Misener Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Stacey Kaniuk @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Pop Rock/Jazz; $
10> Angie Hiltz & Giannie Ferraro @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~songwriters
10> Mike Sedgewick’s Blues Revue featuring Frank Cosentino @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Blues-Rock; $0
10> Masaru; Neon Eagle @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
*10:30> Mike Barnes @ Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. ~acoustic Pop
10:30> Chris Caddell Band @ Orbit Room, 480 College St. ~Blues-Rock; $
10:30> Maria Bonita Band @ Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W.
416 – TORONTO EAST
7-9:30> Root Down Trio @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~eclectic Blues/Roots; $0
8-12> open mic with Amber Durette & Gary Edward Allen @ Legends, 774 Danforth Ave.
8-10> open mic (signup at 7:30) @ The Dock on Queen, 916 Queen St. E.
8> Justin Golan @ The Beach House, 1953 Queen St. E. ~Pop Jazz/requests; $0
8-10> Jazz open stage with Artie Roth & Steve Koven @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave.
*8:30-10:30> The Delfis @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
9> In Between Sounds @ The Only Café, 972 Danforth Ave. ~ambient
*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
7-9> Ukulele night with Chris Wilson @ Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W.
7-11> open mic @ Fair Grounds Café & Roastery, 3785 Lakeshore Blvd. W.
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
7> Nhapitapi @ Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E. ~Worldbeat/Zibabwean
*8:30-12:30> jam with Copy Machine @ Watts Restaurant, 1 Eglinton Square
9:30> Sil Simone @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Pop Rock
10> jam & karaoke @ Smiling Jacks, 3482 Lawrence Ave. E.
416 – TORONTO WEST
7> Torque Down; Brick By Brick; Ego Destroys; more @ Duffy’s Tavern, 1238 Bloor St. W. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core/Punk; $
7:30-11> Spicy Jam @ Yauca’s Lounge, 755 Dovercourt Rd.
*8-12> open mic @ Bloor Bar Café, 1050 Bloor St. W.
8> Nerissa Bradley Group @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz; $?
*8> Jean Baptiste De Collier & Donn Dixon @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Tablao Flamenco Toronto Trio @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W.
8> Mileage 51 @ Duggan’s Brewery, 1346 Queen St. W. ~Blues-Rock
8:30> Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage @ Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~songwriters; $25
9> John Wayne Swingtet featuring Abbey Sholzberg on bass @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Gypsy Jazz; pwyc
9> Henry Nozuka; JAD @ Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W.
9> Benefit for Rainbow Railroad LGBTQ+ support organization with Anabelle Chvostek, Citizen Jane, Evangeline Gentle; more @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~eclectic indie; $
9-12> open mic with Nick Densmore @ The Craft Brasserie, 107 Atlantic Ave.
9> Swan Meat; Benedicte; Viscera; Luxury ‘66 @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $
*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> FreeDubStar; Bredren @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~Hip Hop; $
9> Berman Billings @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
9:30> Luke Vajsar @ Hawaii Bar, 989 Dovercourt Ave. ~Jazz; pwyc
6> Dave Menard @ Strykerz Kitchen, 120 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener
*6> acoustic jam with Dave Pike @ TWB Co-operative Brewing, 300 Mill St., Kitchener
7-9> 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
*7-9> jam nite @ The Edge Wine Bar, 205467 County Rd. 109, Orangeville
8> Mad Conductor; Copper Crown; Phreaks of Technique @ Dstrct, 10 Wyndham St., N., Guelph ~eclectic indie; $
8> Dave Menard @ Fionn MacCool’s Kitchener, 4287 King St. E., Kitchener ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*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
9> Dylan Wickens and the Grand Naturals @ Lana’s Lounge, 220 King St. N., Waterloo ~original Blues; $
9:30> Jeff Holdridge @ McCabe’s Irish Pub, 9 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> Galley West @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
10> Palmetto Bland @ Doogie & Pablo’s, 37 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
7> open mic with Karl @ Barnstormer Brewing, 384 Yonge St., Barrie
7> open mic @ Champs Sports Bar, 203 Simcoe St., Peterborough
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Marsala Lukianchuk @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
7:30> open mic @ Murphy’s Lockside Pub, 3 May St., Fenelon Falls
7:30> Steven K Henry Band @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Blues; $5
*8> The Quickshifters @ Hot Belly Mama’s, 378 George St., Peterborough ~pwyc
8> open mic with Jacques Graveline @ Dreams of Beans, 138 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
*10> Tony Silvestri @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
10> open mic with Gerald Vanhalteren @ The Coach & Horses, 16 York St., Lindsay
7-8:30> Barbara Lynn Doran @ Grass Park, 41 Baldwin St. Whitby ~smooth Rock/Pop; $0
*7> open mic with Colin Campbell @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*7-10> eclectic open mic with host Kristen Hare @ The Birch Bistro, 84 King St. W., 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,
*9-2> 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> open mic jam with Dezz & Carol @ King’s Key Pub, 89 King St. E., Bowmanville
9:30> Two For The Show @ The Edge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*6-10> Sol de Cuba @ London Pub, 9724 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~Latin
*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> The Hannah Brothers @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar
*7> The Hannah Brothers @ The Cellar, 78 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Jazz guitar
7> Ablett and Cooper @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown ~Roots-Rock
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
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> Mary Simon @ Jackson Square, Hamilton, 2 King St. W. ~smooth Rock/Pop; $0
Noon-2> Em and Joss @ Gore Park, King St. E. at John St. S., Hamilton
7:30> benefit for fire victims with djs @ Absinthe Hamilton, 38 King William St., Hamilton
8-1> Sterlin Colvin, Bruce Tournay & Loralee McGuirl @ 33 Bowen, 33 Bowen St., Hamilton ~dueling pianos
8> Candy Hangover; The Discarded; King Dice @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~indie; $
*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
10> Mark Gunn @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
10> Shari Dunn, Jonny Kerr and Justin Dunlop @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga; $0, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
7> Jordan John @ Bronte Heritage Park, 2340 Ontario St., Oakville ~Jazz/Blues; $?
*7> Fraser/Daley @ Anchor Bar Burlington, 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington ~original Rootsy Blues
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
8> Augy G @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Elvin Presley tribute band not worth naming @ Black Swan Burlington, 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington
*8-12> jam hosted by The Personics @ Carrigan Arms, 2025 Upper Middle Rd., Burlington
*8> Celtic Night @ Fionn MacCool’s Burlington, 2331 Appleby Line
8:45> open mic with Matt Zaddy @ Failte, 201 City Centre Dr., Mississauga
9> Shelly Budd and Friends @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~songwriters; $5
*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
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