SHOW LISTINGS for Wednesday, June 12, 2021
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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ON AIR / ONLINE
3-7> Julian Taylor hosts @ 106.5 ELMNT FM in Toronto & www.elemntfm.ca ~eclectic music 25% indigenous, 35% CanCon
*6-8pm> The Rock-A-Round with Slim Tim @ www.rockabilly-radio.net ~ Rockabilly tracks (from UK, repeat show from previous Friday)
416 – TORONTO CENTRAL -Broadview/Bayview to Ossington
Noon-1> Moskitto Bar @ Union Station, 65 Front St. W. ~Worldbeat; $0
6-10> tap dance jam with Joanna Reynolds and Rob Thaller, Tanya Knights, Kyleie Sommerville, more @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St.; $10-20/pwyc
6-10> We Were Sharks; Summer Wars @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. ~indie; $10
6> John Showman @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W.
6:30-12> Queen Suitcase; AVA WILD; Joey Stylez; Marissa Burwell; The Pistolwhips; Arcana Kings @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. ~indie; $10
6:30> Kalya Ramu Quartet feat. Donovan Locke @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
6:30> Serge Nikol & Erik Lyons @ Casa Fuego, 230 Adelaide St. W. ~smooth Pop/Jazz/Rock
**7 (7 p.m. sign-up open stage at 8) with 9 p.m. feature by Pat Connors @ Fat Albert’s, 25 Cecil St. (Steelworkers Hall) ~songwriters
*7> Jim Heineman Trio @ Nawlins, 299 King St. W. ~Jazz
7> Tank and the Bangas; Alfred Banks @ Mod Club, 722 College St. ~contemporary original; $
*7-10> Country open mic & karaoke with Matthew Runaway @ Rockin’ Horse Saloon, 250 Adelaide St. W.
*7-10> Blues jam with Son Roberts @ Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St.
7:30> Brodie West; Marilyn Lerner & Reg Schwager @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave. ~Jazz
8> “Modern Broadway” feat. Steven Reineke with Toronto Symphony Orchestra @ Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. ~show tunes; $
8> open mic jam with Andrew Walters @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
8> jam with Blues Coalition @ Mount Pleasant Rose, 744 Mount Pleasant Ave.
8-10:30> Denielle Bassels & guests @ Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria St. ~Jazz; $
8> Bad Waitress; NONBRO; Dish Pit; more @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. ~eclectic indie; $
8> Atlaas; Slow Spirit; Tyler Del Pino; Field Guide @ Cameron House (rear), 408 Queen St. W. ~Manitoba songwriters; $10
8> Russel Leon students’ showcase concert @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College St.
8-1:30> open mic with Morgan Ross @ B-side, 669 College St.
8:30> Sunny Sweeney; opening set by Big Tobacco & The Pickers featuring Anne Werbitsky @ Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. ~indie/original Country; $
8:30> Depression Era; Secret Culture; The Sham; Gauer; Double Dragon @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. ~Metal/Grunge/Hard-core; $5
8:30> Michael Peter Olson; Snake Church; General Chaos @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. ~electronica/experimental sounds
9> The Digs @ Reservoir Lounge, 52 Wellington St. E. ~Funk/Jazz/neo-Soul; $
*9> open mic with Graham McI @ Watson’s, 388 Richmond St. W.
9> Serb Superb; White Spaces; Lenoire; Bacchus @ Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen St. W. ~eclectic indie; $10
9> Jordan John Trio @ Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave. ~Blues/R&B; $10
*9:30-2> The All Nighters open jam @ Lola, 40 Kensington Ave.
9:30> Russ Nolan Quartet @ The Rex, 194 Queen St. W. ~Jazz; $
10> Jack Marks @ Cameron House (front), 408 Queen St. W. ~Country
10> Music By & For Ken Aldcroft @ Tranzac Club (Southern Cross), 292 Brunswick Ave.
10-1> Jazz open stage night with host Mandy Goodhandy & @ 120 Diner, 120 Church St.; pwyc
*10-2> What’s Poppin’ indie jam @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St.
10-2> Action Sound Band with Leo Valvassori & Eric Schenkman @ Grossman’s, 379 Spadina Ave. ~Blues-Rock; $0
*10:30> Band of People @ Orbit Room, 580 College St. ~Funk/R&B; $10
416 – TORONTO EAST -Broadview/Bayview to Victoria Park
*7-10:30> The BTBs @ Relish, 2152 Danforth Ave. ~Jazz; 0$
7-9> acoustic open mic @ Broadview Hotel, , 108 Broadview Ave.
7:30> jam night @ Scarboro Music, 1051 Kingston Rd.
8> Beverly Glenn-Copeland; Dustiny @ Jam Factory, 2 Matilda St. ~original Roots/Worldbeat; $
8-12> Norse’s Thorn; King Krush; Cadillac Blood; Seekers Peak # Grand Gerrard, 1035 Gerrard St. E. ~Metal/Punk/Hard-core; $
*8-11> Paul Reddick Band also featuring Derek Downham @ Sauce on the Danforth,1376 Danforth Ave. ~original Blues; $0
8:30-10:30> open mic @ Castro’s, 2116 Queen St. E.
*8:30> jam with Copy Machine @ Frog and the Crown, 1871 O’Connor Drive
*9:30> open stage with Nicola Vaughan @ Black Swan Tavern (downstairs), 154 Danforth Ave.
416 – TORONTO ETOBICOKE
2-4> Roger “Pops” Zuraw @ Montgomery Inn Farmer’s Market, 4709 Dundas St. W. ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $0
*6-10> The Paul Morgan Project @ The Irish Shebeen, 5555 Eglinton Ave. ~Country/Blues/Roots-Rock
*6-9> Peter Mathers @ Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. (Terrace Room) ~acoustic guitar; $0/minimum $15 table charge
6:30-9:30> Barry McClivogue @ Fionn MacCool’s Islington, 2180 Islington Ave. (Quality Hotel) ~acoustic Pop covers & originals
7-11> Ragwax @ Timothy’s Pub, 344 Brown’s Line ~original Rock/Pop/Jazz; $
7:30> John MacLeod @ Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. (Home Smith Bar) ~Jazz; $0 (minimum table charge)
*9-1> open mic with Daniel Gagnon @ The Old Sod, 2936 Bloor St. W.
416 – TORONTO SCARBOROUGH
*6-10> Dan Walek hosts open stage/jam @ Working Dog Saloon, 3676 St. Clair Ave. E.
7-9> open mic jam night @ Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, 93 Birchmount Rd.
416 – TORONTO WEST -Ossington to Etobicoke
6-8> Blue Sky Miners @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~original Rock/Pop; $
6:30> Bianca Gismonti Trio + Special Guests OKAN C @ Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W. ~Latin Jazz
7-11> Hump Night Blues with Julian Fauth solo 7-8; set with Julian Fauth & guests 8-9; set with Julian Fauth & Krewe de Bleu featuring George Baumann & Dave McManus plus guests Davi Rockit & Michael Titherington of Full Bore Blues 9-11 @ La Rev, 2848 Dundas St. W. ~Blues/R&B; $0
8> Justus Profit; Iris; Chadny & Williamson @ The Baby G, 1608 Dundas St. W. ~indie; $10
8> Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage; Stacey Sexton @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. ~indie; $
8> Did You Die; Body Dbl; Bad Dates @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. ~indie; $
*8-11> Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer, 357 Roncesvalles Ave. ~original Rootsy Blues
8:30> Lynn Miles; Scott Nolan @ Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W. ~songwriters; $30
8:30> Squid Mountain; Stan Simon; Ricki Ferrier @ The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave. ~indie; $
9> Peter Boyd’s Cruel & Unusual also featuring Ed Michael Roth on accordion @ The Emmet Ray, 924 College St. ~Jazz
9> Ninique @ Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W. ~songwriter; $
9> Jonno Lightstone & Brian Katz Klezmer Duo @ Mezzetta, 681 St. Clair Ave. W. ~~Worldbeat eclectic; $10
9> Sugar Brown @ The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave. ~Blues/R&B
*9:30> Burke Carroll’s The Hulagoons @ Skyline Restaurant, 1426 Queen St. W. ~faux-Hawaiian with steel guitar; pwyc
10> Ali Sunshine (recording release for single); guests Animal Parts; Bee Sting Ghost Roll Into The Ocean Duo featuring David Macmichael @ Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. ~songwriters; $
10-12> Lady Pi & The Prismaticks @ Alchemy, 890 College St. ~Jazz; $010> open mic with host Pamela White @ T.O. Lounge, 1384 Queen St. W.
*10:30> Luke Vajsar @ Motel Bar, 1235 Queen St. W. ~Jazz
519 EAST -Guelph/K-W & vicinity
6> John Zadro @ Manhattan’s Guelph, 951 Gordon St., Guelph
*6-9> Dano & Jaye @ Ray’s Bistro, 1475 Queen St. W., Alton ~smooth Pop/Jazz
7-9> Song Circle acoustic jam @ Anaf Club 344, 32 Gordon St., Guelph
7:30> Celtic Session @ Penny Whistle, 2 Quebec 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 with guest Jonathan Knight @ Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. W., Kitchener
8> Matt Weidinger Band @ Lancaster Smokehouse, 574 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener
8> Rheostatics @ Starlight Waterloo, 47 King St. N., Waterloo ~original Jazz; $35
8:30-11:30> Dave Huber @ Royal Electric Bar, 52 Macdonell St., Guelph ~acoustic Pop covers & originals; $0
*10> Mike Todd @ The Duke, 33 Erb St., Waterloo
*5-9> Barry McMullen @ Chemong Lodge dining room, 764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth ~smooth Rock/Pop
*5-9> open mic with Rodina Patrick @ Vidya’s, 238 Barrie St., Thornton
6> Joe & Josh @ Boathouse Café, 7100 County Road 18, Roseneath
6> open mic @ Pie Eyed Monk Brewery, 8 Cambridge Ave. N., Lindsay
7-10> fundraiser for Cuddels for Cancer Youth Council trip to UK with house band Gunslingers @ Dr. J’s BBQ & Brews, 282 Aylmer St., Peterborough
*7> open mic with hosts Jazz Collective @ Coffee Culture Café, 36 Young St., Alliston
7-10> open mic with Jamie Drake @ Flying Monkeys, 107 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
*7-11> open jam with The Freakin’ Band featuring Virgil Scott & Dave Breckels @ The Beacon, 146 45th St., Wasaga Beach ~ Blues, Jazz; $5
7-9> Drew Phillips @ Black Horse Pub, 452 George St. N., Peterborough
*7:30> open jam with host Aaron Casey @ Foxx Lounge, 16 Dunlop Street East, Barrie
8> This Frontier Needs Heroes @ The Garnet, 231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough ~indie; $10
*8-10> open mic with Drew McIvor @ Bruce Wine Bar, 8 Bruce St., Thornbury
*8> Ken Tizzard @ Church-key Pub, 26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
9> Kevin Foster @ McThirsty’s Pint, 166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
905 EAST -Pickering to Cobourg
7> ButterCups @ Simcoe Blues & Jazz, 926 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa
*8-11> open mic @ Frank’s Pasta, 426 King St. E., Cobourg
*8-10:30> open mic jam with Rob Foreman & Clayton Yates @ Ganaraska Hotel, 30 Ontario St., Port Hope
*9:30-1:30> open mic with Will Surphlis @ Stag’s Head Pub, 22 Bond St. E., 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
905 NORTH-EAST -East of Hwy #400
6-9> jam with Jayme Lynn Reed at Baileys Homestead, 90 Wexford Dr., Keswick
*7-9> open mic night with Tanya Joy Senior @ Col. McGrady’s Pub, 44 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
*8> acoustic open mic with hosts Steffi Postol Goodfield and Matt Groopie @ London Pub, 9724 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
8:30-11:30> open mic @ Britannia Pub, 7359 Yonge St., Thornhill
*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.
905 NORTH-WEST -West of Hwy #400
6-9> open mic with David Grossman @ The Barrel, 2180 Steeles Ave. W., Concord-Vaughan
7:30-10:30> acoustic jam with host Erik @ Little London Café, 20 Polonia Ave., Brampton
*8:45> open mic jam @ Magnums, 21 McMurchy Ave. N., Brampton
*10:30-2> jam night with hosts Carlos, Ry and Jay Leroux @ Maguires, 284 Queen St. E., Brampton
905 SOUTH -Hamilton & vicinity
7-11> Yes We Mystic; Family of Things @ Mills Hardware, 95 King St. E., Hamilton ~indie; $
7:30-11> open mic jam with Dave Gould and Alison Novak @ Corktown Pub, 175 Young St., Hamilton
8> Black Eyed Barbie; Duncan Ivany & The North Coast Boand; Day Drunk @ Doors Pub, 56 Hess St. Hamilton ~eclectic indie; $5
8> Chris Chambers @ Thirsty Cactus, 2 King St. E., Dundas
9> Singalong with Judy Marsales @ Coach & Lantern, 384 Wilson St E., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40
9> The Sanjays @ Lazy Flamingo, 19 Hess. St. S., Hamilton ~Rock/Top 40 covers
*10> Jazz jam @ Cat N Fiddle Hamilton, 174 John St., S., Hamilton
905 WEST –south Peel, Halton
*5> Adam Cooke @ SB Prime, 380 Brant St., Burlington
7> Chris Smith & Marco Luciani @ The Port House, 138 Lakeshore Rd. E, Port Credit-Mississauga ~songwriters; $0r., Mississauga
8> Celtic Fiddle Club @ Oakville Academy of Music, 1026 Speers Rd., Oakville
*8:30> The Carson Freeman Diversion @ Shore Grill, 71 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit ~Pop Jazz
9-1> Matthew Stevenson @ Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St., Oakville
9> Jane’s Party; Poesy for Sound of Music Festival club series concerts @ The Dickens, 423 Elizabeth St., Burlington ~indie; $?
9> Rufus John; Amanie Illfated for Sound of Music Festival club series concerts @ The Queen’s Head, 400 Brant St., Burlington ~smooth Pop/Jazz/Rock
9> Arlene; Madison Galloway for Sound of Music Festival club series concerts @ Wendel Clark’s Burlington, 380 Brant St., Burlington ~smooth Pop/Jazz/Rock
**10> open mic with host Kirt Godwin or Jonni X @ Spice Lounge, 52 Lakeshore Rd. E., Port Credit-Mississauga
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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