80 Gladstone Ave. 416-516-7199
80gladstone.com (full schedule)
2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865
All shows: 9pm unless otherwise indicated. Call for cover charge info.
Every Mon 8pm Salsa Night w/ Frank Bischun and free lessons. Every Tue 8:30pm Bachata Night w/ DJ Frank Bischun and free lessons. Every Wed 8:30pm Carlo Berardinucci Band. No Cover. October 2 Dead Penny. October 3, 4, 10, 17, 18, 24, 25 Lady Kane. October 9 Toney Wild “T” Springer Jam. October 11 Soular. October 16 Miss Behavin’. October 23 Carlos Morgan. October 30 Liane’s Touch of Jazz. October 31 Taxi.
566 Annette St. 647-880-8378
Every Mon 9:30pm Jazz Jam w/ Nick Morgan Quartet. Suggested donation $12/$9(st).
15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512
artword.net (full schedule)
October 2 9pm Brenda Earle Stokes (voice, piano), Pat Collins (bass) $15/$10 (st). October 3 9pm Shari Vandermolen (voice), Steve McCrae (piano), TBA (bass) $15/$10 (st). October 8 8pm Vocal Jazz Jam hosted by John Imre (piano) $5/PWYC. October 15 8pm Hamilton Dixieland All-Stars: Frank Musico (trumpet), Don Templeton (trombone), Don Hall (clarinet), Matt Kennedy (piano), Jimmy Howard (bass), Steve Wilson (drums) $15. October 16 8pm Jazz Guitar Styles, featuring Chris Platt & Bob Shields, The Jason Jones Unit, Jason Jones & Scott Taplay, Jill McKenna, and more $10/$5 (st). October 17 8pm New Jazz Compositions by The Aaron Zukewich Trio with Aaron Zukewich (piano), Joel Banks (bass), Joel Haynes (drums), and The Sean Dowhaniuk Group: Sean Dowhaniuk (guitar), Riley Keller (saxophone), Mike Rajna (drums), Josh Smiley (piano), Ethan Tilbury (bass) $10/$5 (st). October 18 8pm A Night of Latin Jazz featuring Rob Fekete (piano), Mike Filice (flute and tenor sax), Carlos Rodriguez (drums), Fhanor Molina (bass), and special guest Ashley St. Pierre (voice). October 19 7:30pm Adrean Farrugia (piano), and Sophia Perlman (voice) $15/$10 (st).
Axis Gallery and Grill
3048 Dundas St. W 416-604-3333
axisgalleryandgrill.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover/PWYC
2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315
All shows: 19+. Call for reservations.
October 9 7pm Bill McBirnie Trio with Daniel Stone and Louis Simao $45 (with dinner). October 30 7pm Anne Lederman & Ian $45 (with dinner).
2116e Queen St. E 416-699-8272
castroslounge.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover/PWYC
Every Sun 10pm Watch This Sound.
67 Front St. E (416) 867-9499
cestwhat.com (full schedule)
October 4, 18 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers No cover/PWYC. October 11, 25 3pm The Boxcar Boys No cover/PWYC.
Chalkers Pub, Billiards & Bistro
247 Marlee Ave. 416-789-2531
Every Wed 8pm Girls Night Out Jazz Jam w/ host Lisa Particelli. PWYC. October 2, 3 8pm Fingerstyle Guitar w/ Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb $25/$22.50 for subscribers/$20 for members. October 4 6pm The Robi Botos Trio $15. October 18 6pm The David Buchbinder Trio: David Buchbinder (trumpet), Hilario Duran (piano), Jon Maharaj (bass) $15. October 25 6pm Reg Schwagger (guitar) & Don Thompson (piano).
Classico Pizza & Pasta
2457 Bloor St. W 416-763-1313
classicopizza.com (full schedule)
1079 St. Clair Ave. W 416-651-2109
desotos.ca (full schedule)
Every Sun 11am-2pm Sunday Live Jazz Brunch hosted by Anthony Abbatangeli No Cover.
Dominion on Queen
500 Queen St. E 416-368-6893
dominiononqueen.com (full schedule)
Call for cover charge info.
Emmet Ray, The
924 College St. 416-792-4497
theemmetray.com (full schedule)
All shows: No Cover/PWYC
October 1 9pm Kevin Butler & Darlin. October 2 9pm John-Wayne Swingtet Alexander Tikhonov (clarinet), Wayne Nakamura (guitar), Abbey Sholzberg (bass), John Farrell (guitar). October 3 10pm Cosmonauts: Exploration into Hip Hop, Electronic, Indie, Soul & Reggae. October 4 10pm DJ Sawtay: Hip Hop & Soul.
Flying Beaver Pubaret, The
488 Parliament St. 647-347-6567
pubaret.com (full schedule)
Free Times Cafe
320 College St. 416-967-1078
403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930
gate403.com All shows: PWYC.
October 1 5pm Howard Willett; 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Duo. October 2 5pm Roberta Hunt Jazz & Blues Band; 9pm Mélanie Brûlée’s Band. October 3 9pm Tevlin Swing Band. October 4 5pm Bill Heffernan and His Friends. October 6 5pm Mike Daley Jazz Trio. October 7 5pm Jazzforia featuring Claire Riley; 8pm Danny Marks and Alec Fraser Duo. October 8 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Night. October 9 9pm Kevin Laliberté Jazz & Flamenco Trio. October 10 5pm Kyla Brox Blues Band from England; 9pm Denielle Bassels Jazz Band. October 11 5pm Bill Heffernan and His Friends; 9pm Sweet Derrick Blues Band. October 12 9pm David Buchbinder Jazz Band. October 14 8pm Danny Marks and Alec Fraser Duo. October 15 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Night. October 17 5pm Whitney Ross Barris Jazz Band; 9pm Fraser Melvin Blues Band. October 18 5pm Bill Heffernan and His Friends; 9pm Brownman Akoustic Trio. October 21 8pm Danny Marks and Alec Fraser Duo. October 22 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Night. October 24 5pm Doc. Barrister Jazz Band. October 25 5pm Bill Heffernan and His Friends. October 27 7pm Cheryl White Rhythm & Blues Band. October 28 8pm Danny Marks and Alec Fraser Duo. October 29 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Night. October 31 5pm Mike Field.
379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000
grossmanstavern.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover (unless otherwise noted.)
October 1 9:30pm Bruce Domoney.
928 College St. 416-533-7272
habitsgastropub.com (full schedule)
October 3 9pm Mark Ucci Jazz Trio $10. October 10 9pm Chelsea McBride Group $10. October 17 9pm Laura Fernandez $10. October 24 9pm Gord Sheard Jazz Trio $10.
67 Richmond St. E. 416-368-1920
harlemrestaurant.com (full schedule)
All shows: 7:30-11pm (unless otherwise noted.) Call for cover charge info.
October 3 Kristin Fung. October 4 Liz Loughrey & Adrian X. October 10 Unbuttoned. October 11 Reese. October 17 Zimzum. October 18 Jazz Lovers’ Society. October 24 Gyles. October 25 Madette. October 31 John Collin Band.
Hirut Cafe and Restaurant
2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560
Call for cover charge info.
Every Sun 3pm Open Mic with Nicola Vaughan: folk/country/jazz/world/R&B. October 1 8pm The Best Originals: Singer/Songrwriter/Spoken Word Competition. October 7, 21 8pm Finger Style Guitar Association. October 31 9pm Hirut Hoot Cabaret
Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The
2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604
All shows: 8:30pm (unless otherwise noted).
October 2 Guy Davis $22.50(adv)/$25(door). October 3 Ross Wooldridge and his Tribute to the Benny Goodman Sextet with Alex Pangman $25(adv)/$30(door)/$15(st). October 4 Naughty Woman in Blues $30(adv)/$32.50(door). October 5 Eric Anderson $30(adv)/$32.50(door). October 6 Don Ross presents Thomas Leeb $32.50(adv)/$35(door). October 7 10am Toronto Ravel $15; 8:30pm Jane Harbury presents Discoveries $15(adv)/$17(door). October 8 Shawn Phillips $25(adv)/$27.50(door). October 9 Chris Birkett CD Release: “Be Creative” $20(adv)/$22.50(door). October 10 Tom Wilson: A Family Gathering $30(adv)/$32.50(door). October 11 Luke & The Apostles Celebrate their 50th Anniversary at Hugh’s Room $18(adv)/$20(door). October 14 Wendell Ferguson & Friends – A Charity Concert for ‘Unison’ $25(adv)/$27.50(door). October 15, 16 Jubilee Riots (formerly Enter the Haggis) CD Release $20(adv)/$22.50(door). October 17 Steve Forbert $25(adv)/$27.50(door). October 19 James Hill CD Release: “Old Silo” $18(adv)/$20(door). October 20, 21 Acoustic Strawbs $55(adv)/$60(door). October 22 Sarah MacDougall $18(adv)/$20(door). October 23 Russell deCarle $25(adv)/$27.50(door). October 24 Carlos del Junco $25(adv)/$27.50(door). October 25 The Silver Hearts $20(adv)/$22.50(door). October 26 2pm Ken Whiteley’s Sunday Gospel Matinee $20(adv)/$22.50(door)/$18 for Groups 10+; 8:30pm A Tribute to Willie Dixon $30(adv)/$32.50(door). October 27 Chris Coole & Ivan Rosenberg CD Release: “Return to Trion” $20(adv)/$22.50(door). October 29 Tower of Song: A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen $18(adv)/$20(door). October 30 David Bromberg $50(adv)/$55(door). October 31 Freakeasy: Halloween Costume Concert featuring Denielle Bassels Quintet $15(adv)/$18(door).
Jazz Bistro, The
251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299
October 1 Melissa Lauren Quartet: Melissa Lauren (voice), Eric St. Laurent (guitar), Mark Cashion (bass), Sly Juhas (drums); October 2, 3, 4 9pm Johnny O’Neal (piano, voice), Dave Young (bass), Terry Clarke (drums) $20. October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 26 11:30am Steve Amirault (piano, voice) No cover/PWYC. October 5 7pm Scott Walker: What Exactly Is the Great American Songbook? $15. October 7 8pm Intercambio: Tap Dance Meets Flamenco: Fernando Gallego & Sophia Perlman (voice), Dennis Duffin & Nathan Hiltz (guitar), Tamar Ilana & Allison Toffan (tap dance) $15. October 8 8pm R&B Night w/ Soul Stew: Michael Dunston (lead vocals, percussion), David Gray (guitar, background vocals), Matt Horner (keyboards, background vocals), John Johnson (saxophones), Mark Kelso (drums, background vocals), Robert Occhipinti (bass, background vocals) $15. October 9 9pm Irene Atman (voice), John Sherwood (piano), & Pat Collins (bass) $15. October 10, 11, 12 9pm (10, 11) & 8pm (12) Harold López-Nussa (piano), Ruy López-Nussa (drums), Jorge Sawa Perez (bass) $20. October 12 7pm Heidi Lange: The Paul Simon Project $15. October 14 8pm Richard Whiteman Trio: Richard Whiteman (bass), Amanda Tosoff (piano), Morgan Childs (drums) $12. October 15 The Rubel Bros Present Jazz & Comedy Night: David Rubel (saxophone, host), Matt Rubel (comedian, host), Winston Matsushita (piano), Malcolm Connor (bass), Robin Claxton (drums), Zabrina Chevannes (comedian), Ernie Vicente (comedian) $15/$10 (st). October 16, 17, 18 9pm Tara Davidson CD Release: Tara Davidson (alto and soprano saxophones), Mike Murley (tenor saxophone, October 16 & 17), David Occhipinti (guitar, October 18), David Braid (piano), Dan Fortin (bass) $15. October 19 7pm Shannon Butcher (voice) & Ross MacIntyre (bass)$15. October 21 John MacMurchy CD Release: John MacMurchy (tenor sax/clarinet), Mark Kieswetter (piano), Dan Ionescu (guitar), Ross MacIntyre (bass), Daniel Barnes (drums), Bruce Cassidy (flugelhorn & EVI), Alan Hetherington (percussion). October 22 8pm Jake Koffman Quartet CD Release: Jake Koffman (saxophone, flute), Bernie Senensky (piano), Neil Swainson (bass), Morgan Childs (drums) $15. October 23, 24 9pm Carol McCartney “Be Cool” CD Release: Carol McCartney (voice), Brian Dickinson (piano), Kieran Overs (bass), Terry Clarke (drums), Ted Quinlan (guitar), Chris Robinson (tenor sax) $20. October 25, 26 9pm (Saturday), 8pm (Sunday) John Abercrombie Quartet: John Abercrombie (guitar), Marc Copland (piano), Drew Gress (double bass), Joey Baron (drums) $30/$20 (st). October 29, 30 8pm Colin Hunter Croons Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, & Frank Sinatra: Colin Hunter (voice), Joe Sealy (piano), Paul Novotny (bass), Daniel Barnes (drums), Perry White (saxophone) No cover/$10 food and drink minimum. October 31 9pm Laura Hubert Band $15.
Jazz Room, The
Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565
kwjazzroom.com (full schedule)
Call for cover charge info. Attendees must be 19+.
October 3 8:30pm New Vibes Jazz Quartet with Jerzy Kaplanek. October 4 8:30pm Brenda Earle Trio. October 5 4pm Johnny O’Neil Trio. October 10 8:30pm Andrea Marcelli, Kirk MacDonald, Roberto Occhipinti, & Brian Dickenson. October 11 8:30pm Pete Mills Quartet. October 18 8:30pm Norbert Kogging Band. October 18 8:30pm Haruka Yabuno + Ehud Ettun. October 24 8:30 The Big Band Theory. October 25 8:30pmJoe Sullivan Quintet. October 31 8:30pm Peter Van Huffel Quartet.
317 King St. W 416-340-6469
Every Tue 6pm Jeff Eager. Every Wed 6pm Thomas Reynolds & Geoff Torrn. Every Thurs 9pm Blackburn. Every Fri 10pm The Grind. Every Sat 10pm Shugga. Every Sun 6:30pm Organic: Nathan Hiltz (guitar); Bernie Senensky (organ); Ryan Oliver (sax), Morgan Childs (drums).
214 King St. W. 416-599-5262
kamaindia.com (full schedule)
All shows: 5-8pm.
Local Gest, The
424 Parliament St. 416-961-9425 (call for concert schedule)
Jazz Sundays 4:30-7:30pm. No cover.
1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307
lula.ca (full schedule)
October 3 7pm Yani Borrell $15 after 8pm for men, free before 10pm for women. October 4 10:30 Sean Bellaviti Trio $15. October 7 7pm Taking action on mental health in education $30. October 8 8pm For Annual Community Jam $15(adv)/$20(door)/$12(st). October 9 6pm Ellen Doty $15; 7pm Heavyweights Brass Band EP Release $15. October 10 6:30 Gabriel Palatchi Trio / Salsa Saturday with Son Ache $15 after 8pm for men, free before 10pm for women. October 11 10:30 Changui Havana $15. October 15 7pm Heather Ballentine Artist Showcase Free/RSVP Required. October 16 7pm T.Jahz SWTD Quartet: “Songs in the Key of Light” $15; 9pm Samba Squad $10. October 17 7pm Monica Chapman $15 after 8pm for men, free before 10pm for women. October 21 8pm Ron Manfield In Concert Series $20. October 22 7pm Michelle Colton CD Release $15(door)/$20 with CD. October 23 7pm Maryen Tollar $15. October 24 7pm Whitney Ross-Barris Trio / Azucra Negra $30(adv)/$40(door). October 25 10:30pm Lula All Stars. October 28, 30 8pm Love Letters Cabaret Presents Eden. October 31 6:30 Alexis Baro Quartet / El Quinto $15 after 8pm for men, free before 10pm for women.
Manhattans Pizza Bistro & Music Club
951 Gordon St., Guelph 519-767-2440
manhattans.ca (full schedule)
All shows: PWYC
October 1, 15, 22 Jokela & Vogan. October 4 The Heillig Manoeuvre. October 7, 21 Brad Halls. October 8, 29 John Zadro. October 10 Alex Pangman & The Alleycats. October 12, 19 Stan Chang. October 16 Soulphonic. October 18, 26 Hammerton / Wagler / O’Neill. October 25 Paul Taylor Trio.
681 St. Clair Ave. W 416-658-5687
mezzettarestaurant.com (full schedule)
All shows: 9pm unless otherwise noted.
October 8 Lorne Lofsky / Rob Piltch Guitar Duet. October 15 8pmFlamenco performance: Dino Toledo (guitar), Fernando Gallego from Cadiz, Spain (vocals) No cover. October 22 Talsky - Davis Duo: Jordana Talsky (vocals), Ron Davis (piano). October 29 Leaves Will Speak: Brian Katz, solo guitar.
12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833
themonarchtavern.com (full schedule)
October 20 7:30pm Martin Loomer & His Orange Devils Orchestra $10.
At the Eaton Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard St. W. 416-585-4352
monarchspub.ca (full schedule)
All shows: 8pm-midnight. No cover.
Morgans on the Danforth
1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020
morgansonthedanforth.com (full schedule)
All shows: 2-5pm. No cover.
401 Richmond St. W., Main Floor 416-599-7323
musideum.com (full schedule)
October 5, 12, 19, 26 3pm Don Naduriak’s JAMBANDA $20. October 11 8pm Renée Yoxon (voice) & Chad Linsley (piano) $20. October 16 8pm Two Ninety Two: Diane Roblin (keyboards), Heather Segger (trombone), Mark Segger (drums), Howard Spring (guitar) $20/PWYC(st). October 17 8pm Brenda Lewis & Margaret Stowe $20. October 19 8PM Steve Koven CD Release: “Solo Retrospective” $20. October 25 8pm Francine Hailman (voice), & Rick Maltese (piano) $20. October 26 8pm Brownman + 1 $20/$10(st).
Nawlins Jazz Bar & Dining
299 King St. W. 416-595-1958
All shows: No cover/PWYC
Every Tue 6:30pm Stacie McGregor. Every Wed 7pm Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thu 8pm Nothin’ But the Blues w/ guest vocalists. Every Fri 8:30pm All Star Bourbon St. Band. Every Sat 6:30pm Sam Heinman 9pm All Star Bourbon St. Band. Every Sun 7pm Brooke Blackburn.
Nice Bistro, The
117 Brock St. N., Whitby. 905-668-8839
nicebistro.com (full schedule)
Old Mill, The
21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641
The Home Smith Bar: No Reservations. No cover. $20 food/drink minimum. All shows: 7:30-10:30pm.
October 2 Shannon Butcher (vocals) Trio with Mark Kieswetter (piano), Ross MacIntyre (bass). October 3 The Heillig Manouvre: Alison Young (sax), Stacie McGregor (piano), Henry Heillig (bass) Charlie Cooley (drums). October 4 Bill McBirnie (flute) Trio with Bernie Senensky (piano), Paul Novotny (bass). October 9 Amanda Tosoff (piano) Trio with Jon Maharaj (bass), Morgan Childs (drums). October 10 John Alcorn (vocals) Trio with Robi Botos (piano), Mike Downes (bass). October 11 Drew Jurecka (violin, sax) Trio with Mark Kieswetter (piano), Dave Young (bass). October 16 Yvette Tollar (vocals) Trio with Robi Botos (piano), Mike Downes (bass). October 17 Artie Roth (bass) Trio with Mike Filice (saxophone), Geoff Young (guitar). October 18 Sam Broverman (vocals) Trio with Mark Kieswetter (piano), Ross MacIntyre (bass). October 23 Ron Davis (piano) Trio with Jordan O’Connor (bass), Ted Warren (drums). October 24 Heather Bambrick (vocals) Quartet with Tom Szczesniak (piano), Chase Sanborn (trumpet, flugelhorn), Michael McClennan (bass). October 25 Denny Christianson (trumpet, flugelhorn) Quartet with Brian Dickinson (piano), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), Mark Kelso (drums). October 30 Zoe Chilco (vocals) Quartet with John Deehan (sax), Peter Hill (piano), Ron Johnston (bass). October 31 Bob De Angelis (clarinet, sax) Trio with Danny McErlain (piano), Ron Johnston (bass).
555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555
paintboxbistro.ca (full schedule)
Painted Lady, The
218 Ossington Ave. 647-213-5239
thepaintedlady.ca (full schedule)
Pilot Tavern, The
22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716
thepilot.ca All shows: 3:30pm. No cover.
October 4 Christopher Butcher Quartet. October 11 Bob Brough Quartet. October 18 Alison Young Quartet. October 25 Pat Labarbara Quartet.
Poetry Jazz Café
224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299
poetryjazzcafe.com (full schedule)
Reposado Bar & Lounge
136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474
reposadobar.com (full schedule)
October 1 9:30pm Spy vs. Sly vs. Spy: James Robertson (guitar), Michael Herring (bass), Sly Juhas (drums). October 2, 3 10pm The Reposadists Quartet: Tim Hamel (trumpet), Jon Meyer (bass), Jeff Halischuk (drums), Roberto Rosenman (guitar) with guests Sandy Alexander (voice) on Thursday, and Terra Hazelton (voice) and Patrick Gregory (guitar) on Friday. October 4 9:30pmBradley & The Bouncers.
Reservoir Lounge, The
52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887
reservoirlounge.com (full schedule).
Every Tue 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 9:45pm Bradley and the Bouncers. Every Thu 9:45pm Mary McKay. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis. Every Sat 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm.
Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The
194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475
therex.ca (full schedule)
Call for cover charge info.
October 1 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Ken McDonald Quartet. October 2 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Mike Murley Group. October 3 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell Group; 09:45pm Brenda Earle Group (NYC). October 4 12pm Danny Marks and Friends; 3:30pm Tonight at Noon (Charles Mingus Tribute); 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Adrean Farrugia Group. October 5 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Club Django; 7pm Chris Pruden Group; 9:30pm Gabriel Palatchi Group. October 6 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Gene Smith (Nova Scotia) with David Braid. October 7 6:30pm Nick Morgan Trio + 1; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jam hosted by Chris Gale. October 8 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Dave Young Group. October 9 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Group; 9:45pm Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop. October 10 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell Group; 9:45pm Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop. October 11 12pm Danny Marks and Friends; 3:30pm Groove Marmelade; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Andrea Marcelli (Italy). October 12 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7pm Anthony Szczachor Group; 9:30pm Pete Mills (Ohio). October 13 6:30pm; U of T Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Socialist Night School. October 14 6:30pm Nick Morgan Trio + 1; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jam hosted by Chris Gale. October 15 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Avi Granite Group (NYC). October 16 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Group; 9:45pm Mark Eisenman Group. October 17 4pm Hogtown Syncopators 6:30pm; Sara Dell Group; 9:45pm Mark Eisenman Group. October 18 12pm Danny Marks and Friends; 3:30pm Laura Hubert Group; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Norbert Kogging (Amsterdam). October 19 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters - Blues; 7pm Anthony Szczachor Group; 9:30pm Random Access. October 20 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Mike Herriott & Off The Road Big Band. October 21 6:30pm Nick Morgan Trio + 1; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jam hosted by Chris Gale. October 22 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Eli Bennett ‘Breakthrough’ CD Release (Vancouver). October 23 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Group; 9:45pm Joe Sullivan (Montréal). October 24 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell Group; 9:45pm Joe Sullivan (Montréal). October 25 12pm Danny Marks and Friends; 3:30pm Chris Hunt Tentet + 2; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Bob Brough Quartet. October 26 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland Band; 7pm Anthony Szczachor Group; 9:30pm Parker / Abbott Trio “The Wayfinders” CD Release. October 27 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 8:30pm Juno Award Winners: John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. October 28 6:30pm Nick Morgan Trio + 1; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jam hosted by Chris Gale. October 29 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Boom Crane (New York). October 30 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Group; 9:30pm Paul DeLong’s Bucket of Fish Orchestra. October 31 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell Group; 9:45pm Paul Neufeld & The Blindfold.
Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The
1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064 (call for full schedule)
Sauce on the Danforth
1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376
All shows: No cover.
Every Mon 9pm The Out Of Towners: Dirty Organ Jazz. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth
(Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken)
744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-7931
seven44.com (full schedule)
Every Sat 4-7pm Climax Jazz Band $5. October 6 7:30pm Advocats Big Band No cover. October 13 7:30pm Bob Cary Big Band No cover. October 20 7:30pm George Lake Big Band No cover. October 27 7:30pm Mega City Swing Big Band No cover.
156 Cumberland St. 416-967-7676
No cover. Saturday shows: 9pm. $30 food/drink minimum. Sunday shows: 6pm. $25 minimum.
October 4 Ori Dagan & Mark Kieswetter. October 5 Julie Michels & Ted Quinlan. October 11 Ilana Waldston, Donovan LeNabat, & Ross MacIntyre. October 18 Genevieve Marentette & Robert Scott. October 25 Sam Broverman & Mark Kieswetter.
292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137
tranzac.org (full schedule)
3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC.
Every Mon 10pm Open Mic Mondays. Every Thurs 7:30pm Bluegrass Thursdays: Houndstooth. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things (folk). This month’s shows include: October 1 12am Drumheller. October 3 7:30George Meanwell & Eric St Laurent. October 5 8pm The Shoeless CD Release: Eli Bender (cello), Frank Evans (banjo), Emilyn Stam (fiddle), plus opening set by Soozi Schlanger $10. October 5, 19 5pm Monk’s Music. October 7 10pm Peripheral Vision. October 12 10pm The Lina Allemano Four. October 14 7:30pm Aurochs. October 15 12am Stop Time. October 17 7:30pm Dust: The Quietest Big Band in the Known World. October 21 10pm The Ken McDonald Quartet. October 22 7:30pm Trevor Giancola. October 31 10pm The Ryan Driver Sextet.