In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz) - February 2014


2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865

Every Mon 8pm Salsa Night w/ Frank Bischun and free lessons. Every Tue 8:30pm Carlo Berardinucci Band. No Cover. Every Wed 8:30pm City Soul Swinging ­­Blues & Vintage R&B. No Cover. Every Thu 9pm Soul and R&B (bands alternate weekly). Every Fri/Sat 9:30pmFunk, Soul, R&B, Top 40. $10 after 8:30pm. Feb 1 Graffitti Park. Feb 6 North of 7 Band. Feb 7 Lady Kane. Feb 8 Soular. Feb 13 Back Alley Ringers. Feb 14 Lady Kane. Feb 15 Lady Kane. Feb 20 Community Soul Project. Feb 21 Lady Kane. Feb 22 Soular. Feb 26 Electric Soul Circus. Feb 27 Project Phoenix. Feb 28 Graffitti Park.  

Annette Studios

566 Annette St. 647-880-8378

Every Mon 9:30pm Jazz Jam w/ Nick Morgan Quartet. Suggested donation $12/$9(st).

Artword Artbar

15 Colbourne St., Hamilton.905-543-8512 (full schedule)

Black Swan Tavern

154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537

Official Winterfolk Venue:

MAIN FLOOR: Feb 14 8pm-midnight;  Feb 15 1:30pm-midnight; Feb 16 1pm-close.

SECOND FLOOR: Feb 14, Sets at 8pm, 10pm; Feb 15  Sets at 1pm, 4pm, 6-11pm Feb 16  sets at 1pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5pm


2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315

Feb 14 7pm Michael Dunston Trio $65 (dinner & show package).

Castro’s Lounge

2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272 No Cover/PWYC.

Every Sun 4pm Live jazz. Every Mon 9pm Rockabilly Night w/ the Cosmotones. Every Tue 8pm rotating bluegrass bands; 10:30pm blueVenus. Every Wed 8pm Mediterranean Stars. Every Thu 9pm Jerry Leger & the Situation. Every Fri 5pm Ronnie Hayward. Every Sat 4:30pm Big Rude Jake.

C’est What

67 Front St. E. 416-867-9499

Feb 1 3-6pm Boxcar Boys. PWYC.Feb 8 3-6pm Hot Five Jazzmakers: 25th Anniversary! $5. Feb 15 3-6pm Boxcar Boys. PWYC. Feb 22 3-6pm Hot Five Jazzmakers. $5.

Chalkers Pub, Billiards & Bistro

247 Marlee Ave. 416-789-2531

Every Wed 8pm-midnight Girls Night Out Jazz Jam w/ host Lisa Particelli. PWYC. Feb 1 6-9pmLucien Grey Quartet $10. Feb 8 6-9pmRobi Botos Trio $10. Feb 15 6-9pm Next Generation: The Toronto Tristano Collective $10. Feb 22 6-9pm Don Thompson – Reg Schwager Duo $10.

Classico Pizza & Pasta

2457 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1313

Every Thu 7pm Nate Renner. No Cover.

Communist’s Daughter, The

1149 Dundas St. W. 647-435-0103

Every Sat 4-7pm Gypsy Jazz w Michael Johnson & Red Rhythm. PWYC.


1079 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-2109

Every Thu 8pm-midnight Open Mic Jazz Jam, hosted by Double A Jazz.

Dominion on Queen

500 Queen St. E. 416-368-6893 (full schedule)

Every Sat 4-7:30pm Ronnie Hayward. Every Sun 11am-3pm Rockabilly Brunch w/ Alistair Christl and the Cosmotones. No Cover. Every Tue 8:30pmHot Club of Corktown Django Jam w/ host Wayne Nakamura. PWYC. Every Wed 8pmCorktown Ukelele Jam $5. Feb 7 9pm Havana to Toronto Afro Cuban Jazz $0. Feb 8 8pm James Anthony CD Release $10/$20(w/ CD). Feb 9 4:30pm Wintergarten Orchestra $10. Feb 10 8pm Good Neighbours Open Mic. PWYC. Feb 14 8pm Pam Hyatt Trio. PWYC. Feb 15 1-5pm Toronto Blues Society: Harmonica Workshop $12; 9pm Big City Big Band $10. Feb 16 5pm York Jazz Ensemble $10; 9pm D. B. Buxton $10. Feb 17 7:30pm Groovy Monday’s Open Stage Reunion $TBA. Feb 20 9:30pm Jack de Keyzer. No Cover. Feb 23 4:30pm Toronto Art Orchestra $10.   

Dora Keogh’s

141 Danforth Ave. 416-778-1804

Official Winterfolk Venue:

Feb 15 1pm, 4pm, 7-11pm; Feb 16 1pm 4-11pm.

Dovercourt House

805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337 (full schedule)

Every Sat 9pm-1am Saturday Night Swing: Dance featuring Live Swing Bands and two pre-party dance classes. Dance $13; $15 with one class, $18 with both.

Emmet Ray, The

924 College St. 416-792-4497 (full schedule)

All shows: No Cover/PWYC.

Feb 3 7pm Tim Lemke Trio; 9pm Parker Abbott. Feb 6 9pm John Wayne Swingtet. Feb 9 9pm Jon Shearsmith Group. Feb 10 7pm Hobson’s Choice; 9pm Andrew Downing: ANAHTAR. Feb 12 9pm Peter Boyd & Friends. Feb 13 9pm Bossa Tres. Feb 16 Circles. Feb 17 9pm Myriad3. Feb 20 9pmVokruka’s Vicarious Virtuoso Violin. Feb 23 9pm Derek Gray. Feb 24 7pm Trevor Falls; 9pm Midcoast. Feb 26 9pm Pete Boyd & Friends.

Fionn MacCool’s

181 University Ave. 416-363-1944

Every Sun 6pm Classical Social, hosted by Simon Capet. No Cover.

Flying Beaver Pubaret, The

488 Parliament St. 647-347-6567 (full schedule)

Feb 7 7pm Kevin Wong Sings New Musical Theatre $20/$15(adv). Feb 8 7pm, 9pm Singing Out Choir Fundraiser $20/$15(adv). Feb 7:30pm Tim Boyle $20/$15(adv). Feb 14, 15 7pm, 9pm Dina Martina $25/$20(adv).Feb 16 7pm Kevin Morris $15/$10(adv). Feb 23 8pm Chris Tsujiuchi $15/$10(adv).Feb 28 7pm Whiskey Jack Unplugged $15/$10.

Gate 403

403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930 All shows: PWYC.

Feb 1 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm Six Points Jazz Orchestra. Feb 2 5pm Jazz Forge; 9pm Angela Turone Jazz Band. Feb 3 5pm Mike Daley Jazz Trio; 9pm Richard Whiteman Jazz Band. Feb 4 5pm Rob Davis Blues Duo;9pm Danny Marks & Alec Fraser Blues Night. Feb 5 5pm B2 Duo; 9pm Jazzforia feat. Claire Riley. Feb 6 5pm Roberta Hunt Jazz & Blues Band; 9pm Melanie Brulee Band. Feb 7 5pm T.H.E. 30 ; 9pm Tevlin Swing Band. Feb 8 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm Sweet Derrick Blues Band. Feb 9 5pm Joel Hartt Jazz Band; 9pm Jorge Gavidia Jazz & Blues. Feb 10 5pm Ben Young; 9pm Richard Whiteman Jazz Band. Feb 11 5pm Denis Schingh; 9pm Danny Marks & Alec Fraser Blues. Feb 12 5pm Patrick O’Reilly Jazz Band; 9pm Blues and Troubles. Feb 13 5pm Belinda Corpuz Jazz Trio; 9pm Kevin Laliberte Jazz & Flamenco. Feb 14 5pm Doc Barrister Jazz Band; 9pm Denielle Bassels. Feb 15 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm Joanna Moon Flamenco Latino with Quebec Edge Quartet. Feb 16 5pm Mark Yan Jazz Band; 9pm Felix Wong Jazz Trio. Feb 17 5pm Hojin Jang Quartet; 9pm Richard Whiteman Jazz Band. Feb 18 5pm Michelle Rumball; 9pm Danny Marks & Alec Fraser Blues Night. Feb 19 5pm Cat Bernardi Quartet; 9pm Frank Botos Jazz Band. Feb 20 5pm Aimee Butcher Jazz Band; 9pm Tiffany Hanus Jazz Band. Feb 21 5pm Whitney Ross Barris Jazz Band; 9pm Brownman Akoustic Trio. Feb 22 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm Fraser Melvin Blues Band. Feb 23 5pm Michelle Phillips Trio; 9pm Maria Kuze and Rick Maltese Jazz Duo. Feb 24 5pm Danny B & Brian Gauci Blues Duo; 9pm Richard Whiteman Jazz Band. Feb 25 5pm Jim Amar Trio; ; 9pm Danny Marks & Alec Fraser Blues Night. Feb 26 5pm Leigh Graham Jazz Duo; 9pm Mike Field Jazz Band. Feb 27 9pm Cyndi Carleton Jazz Band. Feb 28 5pm Mr. Rick Vintage American Duo; 9pm Annie Bonsignore & Dunstan Morey Duo.  

Gladstone Hotel

1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635 (full schedule)

Globe Bistro

124 Danforth 416-466-2000

Official Winterfolk Venue:

Feb 15 1pm, 4pm, 6-10pm; Feb 16 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5-7pm .

Grossman’s Tavern

379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-1210 (full schedule)

No Cover/PWYC.

Every Sat 4:30pmThe Happy Pals; 10pm featured band. Every Sun 4:30pmNew Orlean Connection Allstars; 10pm The Nationals. Every Mon 10pmNo Band Required. Every Wed 10pm Bruce Domoney. Every Fri/Sat 10pm featured band. Feb 4 9:30pm Miz Debbie and the Don Valley Stompers. Feb 7 6-9pm Sandy Marie; 10pm Combo Royale. Feb 8 10pm Chloe Watkinson’s Park Eddy. Feb 11 10pm Nicola Vaughan Jam. Feb 13 10pm The Responsibles. Feb 15 10pm Laura Hubert. Feb 20 The Harmonics. Feb 21 10pm Swingin Blackjacks. Feb 22 Caution Jam. Feb 28 Frankie Foo.  

Habits Gastropub

928 College St. 416-533-7272

No Cover, $20 food or drink minimum.

Feb 7 9pm Harry Vetro Quartet. Feb 14 9pm Chelsea McBride Trio. Feb 22 Birds of Bellwoods. Feb 28 Max Forster & Joshua Smiley.

Harlem Restaurant

67 Richmond St. E. 416-368-1920 (full schedule)

All shows: 7:30-11pm. No Cover/PWYC.

Feb 1 Dan McLean Jr. Feb 7 Unbuttoned. Feb 8 7pm Jazz Lovers Society. Feb 14 Natasha Waterman. Feb 15 Gyles feat/ James King Trio. Feb 2 Kristin Fung. Feb 22 Reece. Feb 28 Mike Field.

Hirut Restaurant

2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560

All events: PWYC.

Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The

Every Sun 7pm Eucalyptus: Calypso, Dancehall Reggae, Bossa Nova.
Feb 4, 20 8pm Fingerstyle Guitar Group. Feb 28 9pm Hirut Hoot Cabaret. 

Hugh’s Room

2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604 (full schedule)

All shows: 8:30pm (unless otherwise noted).

Feb 1 Fathead $25/$22.50(adv). Feb 2 14th Annual Banjo Special: Brian Taheny, Chris Coole, Arnie Naiman & Chris Quinn $22.50/$20(adv). Feb 4 J.P. Cromier 30th Anniversary Tour w/ Adrien AuCoin $25/$22.50(adv). Feb 6 Del Barber “Prarieography” CD Release amd Ridley Bent “Wild Card” CD Release $22.50/$20(adv). Feb 7 Tribute to Muddy Waters & the Wolf: Pat Rush, Jesse Whiteley, Chris Antonik and others $27.50/$25(adv). Feb 8 Jackie Richardson & Micah Barnes: A Jazz Valentine $32/$28(adv). Feb 11 Jane Harbury’s Discoveries: Alex Samaras, Anna Gutmanis, Ariel Shetzen & the Morals. Feb 12 New Country Rehab feat Joy Kills Sorrow $25/$22(adv). Feb 13 Kelly Joe Phelps $25/$22.50(adv). Feb 14 Alfie Zappacosta $39/$34(adv). Feb 15 Poor Angus: “Gathering” CD Release $22.50/$20(adv). Feb 16 Ladom Ensemble CD Release $17/$15(adv)/$12(sr/st). Feb 18 Old Man Luedecke w/ Jordie Lane $25/$22(adv). Feb 20 Jazz.FM91 Cabaret Series presents Broadsway: Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels, Diane Leah $45/$40(adv). Feb 21 Melanie Doane $30/$27.50(adv). Feb 22 Burt Bacharach Tribute w/ Gary Craig, Maury Lafoy, Bryden Baird and others $25/$22.50(adv). Feb 23 2pm matinee: Ken Whiteley Sunday Gospel Matinee w/ the Levy Sisters $22.50/$20(adv); 8:30pm Ron Hynes $30/$27.50. Feb 27, 28 John Hammond $50/$47.50(adv).   

Inter Steer Tavern

357 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-8054

All events: PWYC.

Every Wed 8-11pm Fraser Daley. Every Thu 8-11pm Ronnie Hayward. Feb 8, 22 4-7pm Laura Hubert Trio.  

Jazz Bistro, The

251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299

Every Wed 8pm The Soul Nannies: R&B, Funk & Soul $15 Every Thu/Fri/Sat 6pm Young Artist Series. No Cover.

Feb 1 9pm Mike Francis Quartet $15. Feb 2 12:30pm Young Artist Brunch Series: Emily Steinwall Duo. No Cover/PWYC. Feb 4 9pm Denielle  Bassels $10. Feb 6, 7, 8 9pm Mark Eisenman Trio $15. Feb 9 12:30pm Young Artist Brunch Series: Andrew McAnsh Duo. No Cover/PWYC. Feb 11 9pm Fern Lindzon Quartet $15/$10(st). Feb 13 9pm John Alcorn Quintet. Feb 14 9pm Valentine’s Day w/ John Alcorn Quintet. $250(dinner & show, per couple). Feb 15 9pm John Alcorn Quintet $20. Feb 16 12:30pm Young Artist Brunch Series: Liam Mitro Duo. No Cover. Feb 18 7:30pm and 9pm Linda Ippolito: Frites with Salsa $20. Feb 20, 21, 22 9pm Vito Rezza: 5 After 4 $15. Feb 23 12:30pm Megan Worthy Duo. No Cover/PWYC. Feb 25 8pm Jazz.FM91 presents the Johnny Mercer Songbook: Sam Broverman & Amy McConnell. Feb 27, 28 9pm Adrean Farrugia Quintet feat. Phil Dwyer $15.

Jazz Room, The

Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565 (full schedule)

Attendees must be 19+, shows 8:30-11:30pm

Feb 1 Shirantha Beddage Quartet $18. Feb 7 Roarshaq $15. Feb 8 Bob Shields Quartet $18. Feb 14 Mary Catherine Quartet $15. Feb 15 Darren Sigesmund Quintet $18. Feb 21 Ray Podhornik Sextet $18. Feb 22 Robi Botos Trio $20. Feb 28 Will Fisher Coastal Quartet $18.

Joe Mama’s

317 King St. W. 416-340-6469

Live music every night; All shows: No Cover.

Every Mon 7:30-11:30pm Soul Mondays. Every Tue 7-11pm Blue Angels. Every Wed 8pm-12am Blackburn. Every Thu 8:30pm-12:30am Blackburn. Every Fri 10pm-2am The Grind. Every Sat 10pm-2am Shugga. Every Sun 6-10pm Organic: Nathan Hiltz (guitar); Bernie Senensky (organ); Ryan Oliver (saxophone); Morgan Childs (drums).


214 King St. W. 416-599-5262

All shows: 5-8pm. No Cover, $20 food/beverage minimum.

Every Thu Thursday at Five: Canadian Jazz Quartet: Gary Benson (guitar); Frank Wright (vibraphone); Duncan Hopkins (bass); Don Vickery (drums) and special guest: Feb 6 Steve McDade (trumpet/flugelhorn). Feb 13 John Johnson (saxes). Feb 20 Andy Ballantyne (saxes). Feb 27 Bill McBirnie (flute).

Lula Lounge

1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307 (full schedule)

Feb 2 7pm Tommy Ambrose & Friends $30/$20(adv). Feb 7 8pm Roberto Linares Brown Trio $15. Feb 9 7pm Josefina Torres L. CD Release $25/$20(adv). Feb 10 8pmEuphonia $10(suggested). Feb 19 8:30pm Symphronica. Feb 20 8pm Ernesto J. Espinoza: CD Release $10. Feb 27 8pm Don Francks CD Release $TBA. Feb 28 8pm Crazy Voda $15.

Manhattans Pizza Bistro & Music Club

951 Gordon St., Guelph 519-767-2440

All shows: PWYC

MAY Cafe

876 Dundas St. W. 416-568-5510

All shows at 9pm

Feb 6 Atilla Fias Trio $10. Feb 14, 15 TBA. Feb 21 Huge and the Massives $10. Feb 22 9pm Amaya $5.

Mezzetta Restaurant

681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687

Sets at 9pm and 10:15pm. Jazz Series: Cover $8-$10.

Monarchs Pub

At the Delta Chelsea Hotel

33 Gerrard St. W. 416-585-4352 (full schedule)

All shows: 8pm-midnight. No Cover.

Feb 4 Noah Zacharin. Feb 6 Jerome Godboo Band. Feb 12 Robin Banks Quartet. Feb 13 Brian Cober Band. Feb 20 Swingin’ Blackjacks. Feb 25 Kate Todd. Feb 26 Michael Danckert Quartet. Feb 27 Jack de Keyzer Band.

Morgans on the Danforth

1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020

Sunday Brunch, 2-5pm, No Cover

Feb 2 Whitney Ross Barris Trio. Feb 9 Allyson Morris duo. Feb 16 Yvette Tollar Duo. Feb 23 Ilana Waldston Duo.


401 Richmond St. W., Main Floor 416-599-7323

Nawlins Jazz Bar & Dining

299 King St. W. 416-595-1958

Every Tue Stacie McGregor; Every Wed Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thu Nothin’ But the Blues w/ guest vocalists. Every Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St. Band; Every Sun Brooke Blackburn.

Nice Bistro, The

117 Brock St. N., Whitby.905-668-8839

Feb 19 7-9pm Larry Bond Duo Grecco $39.99 (includes dinner).

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 unless noted otherwise. Feb 1 Mark Eisenman Trio. Feb 6 Richard Underhill Trio. Feb 7 John Sherwood Duo. Feb 8 Mark Kieswetter Duo. Feb 13 Sophia Perlman Trio Feb 14 Richard Whiteman Trio. Feb 15 Adrean Farrugia. Feb 20 Mark Ucci Trio Feb 21 Mark Kieswetter Trio. Feb 22 John Sherwood Duo. Feb 27 Sean Bray Trio Feb 28 Mark Eisenman. 

Paintbox Bistro

555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555

Feb 1 8pm Maria Farinha $20 (or $50 dinner & show). Feb 8 8pm Braid Brubeck Duo $20 (or $50 dinner & show). Feb 15 8pm Luis Mario Ochoa $20 (or $50 & show).

Paupers Pub

539 Bloor St. W. 416-530-1331

Feb 14 7:30pm The Singer’s Jazz Series: My Funny Valentine’s Dinner and Show w/ Julie McGregor & Friends $20/$16.50(before Feb 12).

Pilot Tavern, The

22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716 All shows: 3:30pm. No Cover.

Feb 1 Kevin Turcotte Quintet. Feb 8 Pat LaBarbera Quartet. Feb 15 Mike Murley Quartet. Feb 22 Kelly Jefferson.

Poetry Jazz Café

224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299 (full schedule)

Reposado Bar & Lounge

136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474 All shows: PWYC.

Every Wed 9:30pm Spy vs Sly vs Spy. Every Thu, Fri 10pm The Reposadists Quartet.

Reservoir Lounge, The

52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887 (full schedule).

Every Tue 7-9pm Apres Work Series; 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 7-9pm Apres Work Series 9:45pm Bradley and the Bouncers. Every Thu 7-9pm Apres Work Series 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 (call for cover charge info)

Feb 1 12pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm Swing Shift Big Band; 7pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Hotfoot Orchestra. Feb 2 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Club Django; 7pm The Thing Is; 9:30pm Jesse Malone Quintet. Feb 3 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb 4 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Trio; 9:30pm DanJam Orchestra. Feb 5 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm DanJam Orchestra. Feb 6 6:30pm Arbuckle; 9:45pm Barry Altschul Trio. Feb 7 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale; 9:45pm Barry Altschul Trio. Feb 8 12pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm Laura Hubert Band; 7pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Brian O’Kane Quintet. Feb 9 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7pm The Thing Is; 9:30pm Strictly From Prehistoric. Feb 10 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb 11 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Trio; 9:30pm Rachel Therrien & Nestor Rodriguez Group. Feb 12 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Earthtones. Feb 13 6:30pm Arbuckle; 9:45pm Kirk MacDonald Quartet. Feb 14 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale; 9:45pm Kirk MacDonald Quartet. Feb 15 12pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm Homeless Blues Band; 7pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Gene Smith. Feb 16 12pm Excelsior Dixieland; 3:30pm Dr. Nick Blues; 7pm The Thing Is; 9:30pm Darren Sigesmund. Feb 17 6:30pm University of Toronto Student Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Jim Gelcer Group. Feb 18 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:30pm Roarshaq. Feb 20 6:30pm Arbuckle; 9:45pm Dave Turner Quartet. Feb 21 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale; 9:45pm Dave Turner Quartet. Feb 22 12pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm Sophia Perlman & the Vipers; 7pm Elena Kapeleris; 9:45pm Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats. Feb 23 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland; 7pm Tova Kardonne/The Weft; 9:30pm Matt Newton CD Release. Feb 24 6:30pm U of T Students Jazz Ensembles; 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. Feb 25 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Trio; 9:30pm Dave Young / Terry Promane Octet. Feb 26 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever; 9:45pm Dave Young / Terry Promane Octet. Feb 27 6:30pm Arbuckle; 9:45pm Joel Harrison Quintet. Feb 28 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale; 9:45pm Joel Harrison Quintet.

Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The

1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064

All shows 7-10pm, No Cover.

Feb 4, 18 Greg Pilo Quartet.


(Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken)

744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-7931 (full schedule)

Every Sat 4-7pm Climax Jazz Band $5. Every Mon 7:30pmBig Band Night. No Cover.


487 Church St. 416-922-0487

All Shows: No Cover/PWYC

Every Mon 9:30pm-1am SINGular Sensation: Musical Theatre Open Mic w/ Jennifer Walls, Donavon LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Tue 10pm Top Star Tuesday: Talent Night. Every Wed 6-10pm Kendall Partington. Every Thu 9:30pm Open Mic w/ Donavon LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Sat 10pm-1:30am Kendall Partington.

Terri O’s

185 Danforth Ave. 416-462-0038

Official Winterfolk Venue:

Feb 14 7-10pm Urbany Gypsy, Songs and Stories, Guitar Stars, Grainne and Friends. Feb 15 1pm Audience Participation Songwriting; 3pm Songtown Presents; 5pm Norm’s Living Room; 7-11pm Anne Walker, Howard Gladstone; JoJo Worthington, The Smokin’ Guitars of Winterfolk. Feb 16 1pm Remembering Rick Fielding; 4pm Slide Guitar and Other Cool Songs; 5-11pm Noah Zacharin, Dinah Thorpe, Mr. Rick, David Bradstreet, Marianne Girard.


292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137 (full schedule)

3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC.

Every Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pm Open Mic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things. Every Sat 3pm Jamzac. This month’s shows include: Feb 1 10pm Heavy Ethics. Feb 2 5pm Monk’s Music. Feb 4 10pm Peripheral Vision. Feb 5 7:30pm Katie DuTemple; 10pm Ronley Teper’s Lipliners. Feb 9 10pm Lina Allemano Four. Feb 11 7:30pm Aurochos; 10pm Stop Time. Feb 18 10pm Ken McDonald Quartet. Feb 19 10pm David French. Feb 23 10pm Steve Ward Presents. 25 10pm Ethan Ardelli. Feb 28 10pm Ryan Driver Quartet.

Victory Café, The

581 Markham St. 416-516-5787

Every Wed 9:30pm-12am Hot Jazz String Quartet: Drew Jurecka (violin); Jesse Barksdale (guitar); Chris Bezant (guitar); Chris Banks (bass). Every Sun 9pmOpen Mic.


72 Carlton St. 416-921-0066

All shows: No Cover/PWYC.

Every Mon 10pm-12am Roxxie Terrain w/ Adam Weinmann. Every Tue 10-12am Effervescence w/ Donavon LeNabat & Natasha Buckeridge. Every Fri 7-9pm Roxxie Terrain w/ Adam Weinmann.

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