SHOW LISTINGS for Thursday, February 28, 2022
Listings are organized by area in which the shows occur and within each area field shows are listed chronologically. For KEY to listings codes and schemata see note at end of shows list.
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ONLINE / ON AIR
9-10am> “The Bill King Show” with host Bill King & guests @ CIUT 89.5 FM or online anytime at https://www.mixcloud.com/
Noon-2> Blues on Rock Radio UK with Carolyn Fe
1> “Liquid Lunch” with Hugh Reilly @ www.thatchannel.com ~songwriter interviews & performances
3-7> Julian Taylor hosts @ 106.5 ELMNT FM in Toronto & www.elemntfm.ca ~eclectic music 25% indigenous, 35% CanCon
8> Ken Wallis show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
10> “Under The Radar” with Stevie Connor @ www.BluesandRootsRadio.com
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL – Broadview/Bayview to Ossington
4-8> Danny Blue; Rob Minderman @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~songwriters; $0
*5-9> open jam @ Steve’s Music, 415 Queen St. W.
6-8> Urban Folk Art Salon with David McLachlan; Marion Law; Donna Langevin; Valentino Assenza; Nigel Pleasants; Darrell Epp for @ Toronto Public Library Mount Pleasant Branch, 599 Mount Pleasant Rd. ~songwriters & poets; $?
6> Ben Harvey & The Ornamentals @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
6-8> Sue & Dwight with gues Henry Lees @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St. ~tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary; $15
6-9> Rich Roxborough @ Tundra Restaurant in Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond St. W. ~smooth Rock/Pop
6-8:30> Freeman Dre @ Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
6:30> Noah Lemish Trio with guests @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
7> The Barr Brohters; 3 Day Pass @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
7> Pkew Pkew Pkew; Bad Waitress; Lush Buffalo; Found Objects @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~Punk/Thrash; $8-18
*7:30-9:30> Bluegrass Thursdays with Houndstooth @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
7:30> One OK Rock; Stand Atlantic; Waterparks @ Rebel, 11 Polson St. ~contemporary original; $
7:30> Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. ~Worldbeat; $
8-1> 4th Thursday open mic & jam with The Fourthlings featuring Kevin Jeffrey, Phil Ciglen on guitar with Wayne Neon & Nicola Vaughan @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave.
*8-12> Joe Bowden’s Nothin’ But The Blues @ N’awlin’s, 299 King St. W. ~Blues
8-12> Mimico; Zoo Owl; Ion Spaces @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~indie; $
8> open mic @ 1 Tonamara Smokers Lounge, 202 Spadina Ave.; $10/free for performers
8> Kristen Violet May; Victoria Laberge & Sonia Vaillant; Hallea Jones; Claire Hutner; Ernie Vicente @ B-side Lounge, 669 College St. ~songwriters; $0
8> We Wander, P r w l, Deep Bight; Misunderstood Ninja @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~fem indie Rock bands; $10
8> Mother Mother; Said The Whale @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. ~contemporary original; $
8-12> Ruddy Ruckus; Andrea Bongers; Kromatix @ The Cavern Bar, 76 Church St. ~indie; $5
8:30-1> open mic fingerstyle guitar sessions @ The Tilted Dog, 424 Parliament St.
9> Chris Lord Band featuring Rob Minderman @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave. ~original Blues; $0
9> Good Enough B and @ Roundhouse Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd. ~live karaoke band
9> SoulNidus @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
9> Light Industry; Delusions of Grandeur; Circles Cast; Tenshi @ Drom Taberna, 458 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $pwyc
9> Brooke Blackburn @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave.
9> Prince Ness; Rogue Tenant; Mecha Maiko @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. ~eclectic indie; $
9-11:30> Maurice Gordon @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~tribute to Bob Marley; $
*9-1> Blackburn @ Jo Mamas, 317 King St. W. ~Blues
9:30> Annual Humber College Scholarship Fundraiser & tribute to Suyun Kim @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
*9:45> Allison Young @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Jazz; $
10> Sue Polley & The Old Tomorrows @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
10> Josh Cole @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
10:30> open jam @ 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 – Broadview/Bayview to Victoria Park
5-9:30> John Wayne Swingtet featuring Abbey Sholzberg on bass @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Gypsy Jazz; 0$
7> Warner Wild Band feat. Pip Wild @ Bridgepoint Active Healthcare Centre, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. ~smooth Rock/Pop
7> Switchfoot; Colony House; Tyson Motsenbocker @ The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. ~contemporary original; $
8-10> open mic (signup at 7:30) @ The Dock on Queen, 916 Queen St. E.
8-11> Blues jam with Ken Yoshioka @ Hirut Café, 2050 Danforth Ave.
8-10> Jazz open stage with Artie Roth & Steve Koven @ Sauce, 1376 Danforth Ave.
8:30> Mike Sedgewick’s Blues Jam @ Linsmore Tavern, 1298 Danforth Ave. ~Blues/R&B jam; $0
*8:30-10:30> The Del Fi’s @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E. ~original Rock/Pop; $0
*9:30-2> open mic night with Matthew Isaacs & free drink for performers @ Wayla Bar, 996 Queen St. E.
9> FET.NAT; Badge Epoque Ensemble @ Jam Factory, 2 Matilda St. ~indie; $12
9> open mic with Brad Cooper @ Originals, 1660 Bayview Ave.
*9:30> open jam with host Kar Wong @ Sportsters, 1430 Danforth Ave.
*10-2> karaoke with Shane Taylor @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave.
*6-10> Danny Mann @ The Irish Shebeen, 5555 Eglinton Ave. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7-10> PandaBand @ Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. ~Rock/Top 40 covers; pwyc
7> student performers @ Java Joe’s, 1500 Islington Ave.
7:30> Bob DeAngelis Quartet @ Old Mill Inn (Home Smith Bar), 21 Old Mill Rd. ~Jazz; ; $0 (min table charge)
8> Kimberley Wetmore Band @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~Pop Rock
8-12> Heavy Metal jam with James Alcock & band @ The Rockpile, 5555 Dundas St. 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
9:30> High Rollers @ Black Dog Pub, 87 Island Rd. ~Rock/Top 40 covers
416 – TORONTO WEST – Ossington to Etobicoke
6 (second show at 9)> Murray A Lightburn (recording release for Hear Me Out) @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
8> Dennis Kwok Quartet @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz; $0
8> Delaney Jane @ Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. ~contemporary original; $
*8> Jean Baptiste De Collier & Donn Dixon @ The Station, 2457 Bloor St. West ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
8> Moodset; House of Knock; Viet Ho @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W.
8> Sisters Euclid featuring Kevin Breit @ 3030 Dundas West, 3030 Dundas St. W. ~Jazz-Rock-Country fusion; $10
8:30-11:30> MoonJunk @ Shameful Tiki Bar, 1378 Queen St. W. ~60s & 70s Garage & Surf Rock
8:30> Queen West County Line & guests @ Brooklynn, 1186 Queen St. W. ~Country Rock/songwriters; $?
8:15> Blues jam with Paul Jones @ Café Embargo, 1521 Queen St. W.
8:30> “Get Lost Jack Frost Blues Night” with Muddy York Blues Machine; Jim Dan Dee @ Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~original & cover Blues; $30
9> Murray A Lightburn (recording release for Hear Me Out) @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
9> Not For Function; Pretty; Empty Nesters; Passport Radio @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W.
*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> Little Rambunctious @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~Jazz/R&B brass band!
9> Annie Gunn @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Country
10> Alli Sunshine; Pam Springs & The Fern Tips @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave.
519 EAST -Guelph, K-W & vicinity
6> Dave Menard @ Strykerz Kitchen, 120 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener
*6> acoustic jam with Dave Pike @ TWB Co-operative Brewing, 300 Mill St., Kitchener
7-10> Thomas Hammerton @ Manhattan’s, 941 Gordon St., Guelph ~Blues/R&B/Jazz
7> The Reklaws & guests @ Dallas Night Club, 312 King St. W., Kitchener ~Country/Roots-Rock; $
*7> open stage with Paul and Sue @ Commercial Tavern, off Notre Dame Dr. South, Maryhill-Breslau
*7-9> jam nite @ The Edge Wine Bar, 205467 County Rd. 109, Orangeville
7:30> Ian Tamblyn @ Silence, 46 Essex St., Guelph ~original Roots; $
*7:30-12> open mic with K.M. Smith @ Molly Bloom’s Guelph, 91 Wyndham St. N., Guelph
*7:30> jam night @ Music at Green Gables, 189 Queen St. N., Kitchener
*8-12> open mic with Mike Meacher & Vic Freitas @ Rhythm & Brews Brewing Co., 1000 Bishop St. N., Cambridge
*8> Jonathan Knight & Chris Latta @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener ~Blues/Soul
8> Dam Walsh @ Lana’s Lounge, 220 King St. N., Waterloo ~songwriter
*8:30-12:30> acoustic jam with Dennis Napper & Joe Lopez @ Fiddle & Firkin, 707 King St. E., Cambridge
*9> Brendan O’Halloran @ Taphouse/Trappers Alley, 98 Macdonnell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & original
9> Carm Lamont @ Black Wolf Smokehouse, 139 Broadway Ave., Orangeville ~Rock/Top 40 covers
9:30> Jeff Holdridge @ McCabe’s Irish Pub, 9 Wyndham St. N., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
9:30> Elyse Saunders @ The Stampede Ranch, 226 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph ~Country
*10-2> Mike Something @ Royal Electric, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop
5-9> Barry McMullen @ Chemong Lodge, 764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth-Selwyn ~smooth Rock/Pop
7> open mic @ Pappas Billiards, 407 George St. N., Peterborough
7-10> Washboard Hank with special guest Jenny Allen @ The Twisted Wheel, 379 Water St., Peterborough ~Roots-Rock
7-10> open mic @ The Trend, 110 London St., Peterborough
7> open mic night @ The Church-key Pub, 26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
*7:30> Rob Phillips Jazz/Blues Trio and Laurie Corrigan @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
7:30> Horseshoes & Handgrenades @ Harbour Street Fish Bar, 10 Keith Ave., Collingwood ~Rock/Top 40 covers; $5
7:30> James Pink @ The Huron Club, 94 Pine St., Collingwood
*9> JJ Thompson/Tony Silvestri & Greg Caven @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
9:30> Sun K; Huttch; Paper Shakers @ Red Dog Tavern, 189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~eclectic indie; $5
10> open mic with Gerald Vanhalteren @ The Coach & Horses, 16 York St., Lindsay
905 EAST – Pickering-Cobourg
*6-10> Sticks & Tones @ Fionn MacCool’s Oshawa, 214 Ritson Rd., Oshawa ~Rock/Top 40 covers
6> Brian Richardson @ Cork & Bean, 8 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7> open mic with Colin Campbell @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
7> Lotus Wight @ The Mill Restaurant, 990 Ontario St., Cobourg ~Roots-Rock
8-12> open jam with rotating hosts @ West Shore Bar & Grill, 877 Bayly St., Pickering
*8-11> open mic night @ George & Orange Taproom, 67 Orange St., Cobourg
*8> open mic with Matt Meraw @ Sir Monty’s Brewing, 1540 Durham Regional Highway 2, Clarington
9> New Kid In Town @ The Edge Lounge, 250 Bayly St. W., Ajax ~tribute to Eagles; $
*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 @ Ballers, 1414 King St. E., Clarington
905 NORTH-EAST – east of Hwy #400
6:30-8> Sol de Cuba @ London Pub, 9724 Yonge St., Richmond Hill ~Latin
*6:45-11> Marshall Dane @ The Scruffy Duck, 357 Main St., Schomberg ~original Country/alt-Country; $?
*7-10> Kenny V @ Marlowe Restaurant, 155 York Boulevard, Richmond Hill ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*7-10> Dino Stakos @ Father’s Moustache Grill, 15570 Yonge St., Aurora ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
*8-12> Ward 5 acoustic open mic & jam with hosts Steffi Postol Goodfield & Matt Groopie @ London Pub, 9724 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
9:30> Carmen del Rae @ Big Daddy’s Newmarket, 446 Davis Drive, Newmarket ~contemporary original; $
905 NORTH-WEST – west of Hwy #400
7> Shawn Wilson @ Uncorked On Main, 72 Main St. S., Georgetown
*7:30-11:30> jam with house band @ 52nd St. Tap & Grill, 30 Kennedy Rd., S., Brampton
8> Matthew Good @ Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton ~original Country/alt-Country solo acoustic; $
8> jam with Linda Nusca Albertyn @ Sammy’s Grill, 15 Allan Drive, Bolton
*8-11:30> open jam with hosts Ramblin’ Soul @ Stratengers Casual Dining, 212 Queen St. S., Bolton
*10:30> jam with Gary White & Friends @ Bryden’s, 270 Main St. E., Milton
905 SOUTH –Hamilton & vicinity
7:30> grandson @ The Studio, 10 MacNab St. S., Hamilton ~contemporary original; $
7> open mic with David Tabone @ Vicar’s Vice, 2251 Rymal Rd. E., Hamilton
8> Kongero @ Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton ~smooth Rock/Pop a capella
8> The Wooden Sky; Casper Skulls @ Casbah Lounge, 306 King St. W., Hamilton ~indie; $
8> Adrian Underhill @ This Ain’t Hollywood, 345 James St. N., Hamilton ~contemporary original; $
8> Wild Rivers; Cat Clude @ Mills Hardware, 96 King St. E., Hamilton
*8-10> Josh Coulter @ Judge and Jester, 17 Main St. E., Grimsby
8:30> The Redhill Valleys; The Cold Atomic; Jamila B.; Another Crush; The Castor Troys @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton ~eclectic indie -Jim Beam band contest; $
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> Stephen Murphy @ The Pheasant Plucker, 20 Augusta St., Hamilton ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
10> Shari Dunn, Jonny Kerr & Justin Dunlop @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton ~songwriters
905 WEST –south Peel & Halton
*6:30> Bluegrass jam @ RCL #551 Waterdown, 79 Hamilton St. N., Waterdown
7-10> “WonderFest” with Molly Rose Botter; Jordan DN Dias; visual artists; spoken word @ West Edge, 157 Lakeshore Rd. W., Port Credit-Mississauga ~variety; $?
*7-10> Clarke County @ Montana’s BBQ Mississauga, 5031 Hurontario St., Mississauga ~Country
7> Kent MacMillan @ Bronte Sports Kitchen, 2544 Speers Rd., Oakville
7> Scott Whittington @ Max Resto Lounge, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
7-11:30> Meg & Co. @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga ~Rock/Top 40 covers & originals
8> Holly Cole @ Burlington Performing Arts Center, 440 Locust St., Burlington ~Jazz singer; $60
*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> Ryan Cook @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St. Oakville ~songwriter; $20
9:30> Chris Partland @ Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub, 158 Queen St. S., Streetsville-Mississauga ~Pop Rock
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, students, members, etc.) /+ indicates stated price is minimum.
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