417 Restaurant & Lounge
417 Danforth Ave. 647-352-4300
Every Tue 8-11pmJazz Jam-Gria w/ Pat Murray (vocals/host); Adrean Farrugia (keys); Artie Roth (bass); Nick Fraser (drums). No Cover.
80 Gladstone Ave. 416-516-7199
All shows 8pm, cover TBA.
Jun 8 8pm Rich Brown. Jun 15 Pram Trio. Jun 16 Three Metre Day. Jun 22 Rich Brown.
2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 alleycatz.ca
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. 6 United Soul Nations. Jun 7 Emeron Street Rhythm Band. Jun 8 Ascension. Jun 13 The Soul Project. Jun 14 Lady Kane. Jun 15 Lady Kane. Jun 20 Bill Wood and the Woodies. Jun 21 Ascension. Jun 22 Asension. Jun 27 The Soul Project. Jun 28 Lady Kane. Jun 29 Lady Kane.
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)
Bon Vivant Restaurant
1924 Avenue Rd. 416-630-5153
Every Thu 6-9pm Bill Naphan Solo Guitar. Every Fri 6-9pm Margaret Stowe Solo Guitar.
40 Eglinton Ave. E. 416-485-2500
Jun 22 6pm Jordan Abrams. Jun 23 Shane Scott Blues Band. Jun 27 5pm Cheshire Cats.
2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272
castroslounge.com No Cover/PWYC.
Every Sun 4pm Live jazz. Every Mon 9pm Rockabilly Night w/ the Cosmotones. Every Tue 8pm Smokey Folk; 10:30pm blueVenus. Every Wed 8pm Mediterranean Stars. Every Thu 9pm Jerry Legere & the Situation. Every Fri 5pm Ronnie Hayward. Every Sat 4:30pm Big Rude Jake.
67 Front St. E. 416-867-9499
Jun 22 3-6pm Hot Five Jazzmakers. PWYC.
603 Markham St. 416-913-4586
Jun 23 5pm James Brown. Jun 24 6pm Peter Eastmure & The Welldigger Band. Jun 26 7pm Luke Vajsar.
Chalkers Pub, Billiards & Bistro*
247 Marlee Ave. 416-789-2531
All weekend events: $10 cover; free(under 16).
Every Wed 8pm-midnight Girls Night Out Jazz Jam w/ host Lisa Particelli. PWYC. Jun 8 6-9pmMark Eisenman Trio $10. Jun 9 7-10pm Andrea Valeri Trio $15. Jun 15 6-9pmA Sondheim Jazz Project: City of Strangers CD Release $10. Jun 16 7-10pmLiam Stanley Trio $10. Jun 22 6-9pm Lorne Lofsky Trio $10. Jun 23 7-10pm Fern Lindzon Duo $10. Jun 29 6-9pm Dave Young Quartet $10. Jun 30 7-10pm Lisa Particelli’s GNOJAZZ All-Star Vocal Showcase $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
dominiononqueen.com (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. Jun 8 4pm Ronnie Hayward; 8:30pm Toronto Blues Society Talent Search. Jun 9 11am Rockabilly Brunch; 4:30pm Wintergarten Orchestra $10. Jun 11 8:30pm Hot Club of Corktown. PWYC. June 12 8pm Corktown Uke Jam. PWYC. Jun 13 8:30pm Roland Hunter Sextet $10. Jun 15 4pm Ronnie Hayward Trio; 9pm Sonic Blues Series: Al Lerman $10. Jun 16 11am Rockabilly Brunch; Jun 18 8:30pm Hot Club of Corktown. PWYC. Jun 19 8:30pm Corktown Ukelele Jam. Jun 20 7pm Wee Folk Club $10. Jun 21 6pm Moo’d Swing; 9pm Havana to Toronto. No Cover. Jun 22 4:30pm Dennis Coffey $TBA; 9pm Que Isso $TBA; 1am Ronnie Arturo After Hours Jazz Jam. Jun 23 2pm York Jazz Ensemble $TBA; 6pm Quarrington & Taft $TBA; 10pm Shafton Thomas Group $TBA. Jun 24 8:30pm Big Smoke Big Band $TBA. Jun 25 8:30pm Hot Club of Corktown. PWYC. Jun 26 8:30pm Don Francks & Friends $TBA. Jun 27 6:30pm All Sax 4-Tet $TBA; 10pm Djabe $TBA. Jun 28 9pm Tin Men & Telephone $TBA. Jun 29 4pm Beverly Taft’s Bossa Nova Project $TBA; 9pm Wintergarten Orchestra $TBA; 12:30pm Firecrackers Burlesque $TBA; 1:30am Ronnie Hayward’s Annual After Hours Birthday Jam $TBA. Jun 30 11am Rockabilly Brunch.
805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337
odd-socks.org (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. Jun 8 Tia Brazda Swing Band. Jun 15 Bertie & the Gents. Jun 22 Tia Brazda Swing Band. Jun 29 Patrick Tevlin Swing Band.
Emmet Ray, The
924 College St. 416-792-4497
theemmetray.com (full schedule)
All shows: No Cover/PWYC.
Jun 9 9pm Chelsea & the Cityscapes. Jun 10 7pm Jake Henry & Sweet Talk; 9pm Alisson Au Quartet. Jun 12 9pm Peter Boyd. Jun 13 9pm Blues & Trouble. Jun 16 9pm Union Duke. Jun 17 7pm Bryan Qu Quartet; 9pm Dan Fortin Quartet. Jun 19 9pm Kevin Butler & Friends. Jun 20 9pm Vokurka’s Vicarious Virtuoso Violin. Jun 23 9pm Tropicana Punch. Jun 24 7pm Drumheller; 9pm Run Stop Run. Jun 26 9pm Peter Boyd. Jun 27 9pm The Ghetto Hicks. Jun 30 9pm Kristian Montano.
Flying Beaver Pubaret, The
488 Parliament St. 647-347-6567
pubaret.com (full schedule)
Jun 7 7pmBroadsway: Heather Bambrick, Julie Michels & Diane Leah $25/$20(adv); 9pm All Strung Up $10. Jun 8 7pm Broadsway (see Jun 7); 9pm Allyson Morris w/ Robi & Louis Botos $15/$10(adv). Jun 9 7:30pm Sarah Strange $20/$15(adv). Jun 12 7:30pm Gabriel Meagher Cabaret Night $TBA. Jun 15 9pm Alex Tait: Sick Kids Benefit Concert $15. Jun 19 7:30pm Gabriel Meagher Cabaret Night $TBA. Jun 21 7pm Drake Jensen $20/$15(adv); 9pm Ryan Hinds: Comedy, Coffee Talk and Cabaret $10. Jun 22 9:30pm Halco Fundraiser $TBA. Jun 28 7pm Liz Tansey $TBA.
403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930
gate403.com All shows: PWYC.
Jun 7 5pm Felix Wong; 9pm John Deehan ft. Zoe Chilco. Jun 8 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm The Pearl Motel. Jun 9 5pm Whitney Ross Barris; 9pm Donna Greenberg. Jun 10 5pm Denis Schigh; 9pm Richard Whiteman. Jun 11 5pm Carol Oya; 9pm Julian Fauth. Jun 12 5pm Roland Racz; 9pm String Theory Collective. Jun 13 5pm Ventana 5; 9pm Kevin Laliberté. Jun 14 5pm G Street; 9pm Fraser Melvin. Jun 15 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm Sabor Latin. Jun 16 5pm Ed McConnie; 9pm Glass Act. Jun 17 5pm Tom McGill; 9pm Richard Whiteman. Jun 18 5pm Peter Eastmure; 9pm Julian Fauth. Jun 19 5pm Belinda Corpuz; 9pm Josh Lane: Toronto Jazz Collective. Jun 20 5pm Sarah Calvert; 9pm Cat Bernardi. Jun 21 5pm Doc Barrister; 9pm Andy De Campos. Jun 22 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends. Jun 23 5pm Joel Hartt Sings Sinatra; 9pm Brownman Akoustic Trio. Jun 24 5pm Leigh Graham; 9pm Richard Whiteman. Jun 25 5pm Elizabeth Martins; 9pm Julian Fauth. Jun 26 5pm Annie Bonsignore & Dunstan Morey; 9pm Jason Raso Jazz Quartet. Jun 27 5pm Alex Samaras; 9pm Max Senitt Y Sus Amigos. Jun 28 5pm Sam Broverman; 9pm Sweet Derrick Blues. Jun 29 5pm Gia & the Unpredictable Update Trio; 9pm Denielle Bassels. Jun 30 5pm Roberta Hunt Jazz & Blues Band; 9pm ZimZum.
1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635
gladstonehotel.com (full schedule)
379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-1210
grossmanstavern.com (full schedule)
All shows: 10pm unless otherwise indicated. No Cover/PWYC.
Jun 7 Sandi Marie; The Dick Ellis Revival Reunion. Jun 8 The Happy Pals; Laura Hubert. Jun 9 4:30pm New Orleans Connection Allstars; The Nationals. Jun 10 No Band Required. Jun 12 Bruce Domoney. Jun 14 Julian Fauth. Jun 15 The Happy Pals; Chloe Watkinson and the Crossroad. Jun 16 4:30pmNew Orleans Connection Allstars; The Nationals. Jun 17 No Band Required. Jun 19 Bruce Domoney. Jun 20 Thrillharmonic. Jun 21 Swinging Black Jacks. Jun 22 The Happy Pals; Combo Royale. Jun 23 4:30pmNew Orleans Connection Allstars; The Nationals. Jun 24 No Band Required. Jun 25 Temperance Society. Jun 26 Bruce Domoney. Jun 27 Tall Grass. Jun 28 Frankie Foo. Jun 29 Happy Pals; Caution Jam. Jun 30 4:30pmNew Orleans Connection Allstars; The Nationals.
928 College St. 416-533-7272
All shows: 9pm. No Cover.
Jun 7 ZimZum. Jun 8 Mercedes Band. Jun 13 Joel Hartt Trio. Jun 14 Rioting Reverb. Jun 15 When Coasts Collide. Jun 22 Cougars in America. Jun 28 Arlene Paculan.
67 Richmond St. E. 416-368-1920
harlemrestaurant.com (full schedule)
All shows: 7:30-11pm. No Cover/PWYC.
Jun 7 Shelley Hamilton. Jun 8 John Collin Band. Jun 14 Duane Forrest. Jun 15 Gibbran. Jun 21 Jazz Lovers Society. Jun 22 Shelley Hamilton. Jun 29 Gyles. Jun 30 Reece.
745 Queen St. W. 416-366-4743
All shows: 8pm. No Cover.
Jun 21 Jake Wilkinson. Jun 28 Julian Fauth.
2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560
Every Wed 8pm Open Mic with Gary 17. Every Sun 12pm Open Jam.
Jun 13, 27 7:30-10:30pmDaniel Barnes Groove Trio. PWYC.
Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The
Hot House Restaurant and Bar*
35 Church St. 416-366-7800
Jun 23, 24 7-11pm Brenda Carol & Clairvoyance. No Cover.
2261 Dundas St. W. 416-531-6604
hughsroom.com (full schedule)
All shows: 8:30pm (unless otherwise noted).
Jun 7 Skydiggers $30/$25(adv). Jun 8 The Three Davids: The Music of David Frishberg, David Shire & David Warrack feat. Stevie Vallance (vocals) $25/$20(adv). Jun 12 Cocksure Lads $22.50/$20(adv). Jun 13 Scott Szeryk $25/$22.50(adv). Jun 14 Tim O’Brien $35/$30(adv). Jun 15 Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells $22.50/$20(adv). Jun 16 12pm Bloor West Music Studios $6; $3(child); $15(family). Jun 17 Joel & His Oldest Friends: Jed & Joel Sears and others $15/$12.50(adv). Jun 18 Tim Magwood & Friends: Fundraiser for Lake Scugog Camp $40/$35(adv). Jun 19 Jacob Moon $25/$22.50(adv). Jun 20 Patricia Barber Quartet $37.50/$35(adv). Jun 21 In Cash we Trust: Johnny Cash Tribute $30/$25(adv). Jun 22 Glendale One $20/$18(adv). Jun 23 Emilio Fina $25/$20(adv). Jun 26 Ian McLagan $30/$27.50(adv). Jun 27 Sherman Downey & the Ambiguous Case $18/$15(adv). Jun 28 Diane Lee Clemons $25/$22.50(adv).
357 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-8054
All shows: No Cover/PWYC.
Every Wed 8-11pm Fraser Daley. Every Thu 8-11pm Ronnie Hayward Trio. Every Sat 4-7pm Jazz Divas Series.
*Jazz Bistro, The*
251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299
jazzbistro.ca (call for cover charge info)
Jun 7, 8 9pm Lily Frost Swings w/ Stephanie Nilles. Jun 9 12:30pm A Month of Sundays: Jazz Brunch w/ Micah Barnes $15. Jun 11 8:30pm Linda Ipolitto: Send in the Clowns $15. Jun 12 8pm Eliana Cuevas $15. Jun 13, 14, 15 8pm Dave Young, Robi Botos & Terry Clarke $15(Thu); $20(Fri/Sat). Jun 16 12:30pm A Month of Sundays: Jazz Brunch w/ Micah Barnes $15. Jun 18 Michael Hughes $TBA. Jun 19 Alexander Brown $TBA. Jun 21 8pm and 10:30pm An Evening with Molly Johnson. No Cover (Jazz Festival Free-for-all Friday). Jun 22 8pm and 10:30pm An Evening with Molly Johnson $35.60. Jun 23 8pm Ranee Lee $40.10. Jun 24 8pm Bill Charlap $35.60. Jun 25 8pmGeoffrey Keezer $29.95. Jun 26 8pm and 10pm Carmen Souza $35.60. Jun 27 Marianne Trudel: Trifolia $29.95. Jun 28 8pm and 10:30pm Roberta Gambarini. Jun 29 8pmAlan Jones Canadian All Star Sextet $35.60. Jun 30 12:30pm A Month of Sundays: Jazz Brunch w/ Micah Barnes $15.
Jazz Room, The
Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565
kwjazzroom.com (full schedule)
All shows: 8:30pm; attendees must be 19+
Jun 7 Kirk McDonald Quartet $18. Jun 8 Monsoon $20. Jun 14 Pram Trio $12. Jun 15 Biran O’Kane/Steve McDade Quintet $18. Jun 21 Rebecca Binnendyk Quintete $18. Jun 22 Noah Preminger/Ben Monder Duo $16. Jun 28 Brad Turner Quartet $20.
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: Jun 6 Mike Murley (sax); Jun 13 Brian O’Kane (trumpet/flugelhorn); Jun 20 Alastair Kay (trombone).
1671 Bloor St. W. 416-913-9716
All shows: 9pm. No Cover w/ dinner reservation.
Jun 21 Ruben Vazquez Trio. Jun 22 Hotland Trio. Jun 23 Roberto Riberon Trio. Jun 25 Evaristo Machado. Jun 26 Latinada Trio. Jun 27 Laura Fernandez & Don Naduriak. Jun 28 Hierrito Fernandez. Jun 29 Eliana Cuevas Trio.
1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307
lula.ca (full schedule)
Jun 7 8pm Pablosky Rosale’s A40 Groove $15; 10:30pm Café Cubano $15. Jun 8 10:30pm Lady Son $15. Jun 9 11am Sunday Family Cuban Brunch $15; $7(child 12 and under) includes buffet brunch and dance lesson; 8pm Hilario Durán and Robi Botos $20/$15(adv). Jun 10 8pm euphonia $10. Jun 12 8pm Trifecta feat. Tres Bien Ensemble $9. Jun 13 8pm Samba Squad. Jun 14 8pm Santerias $15; 10:30pm Changui Havana $15. Jun 15 10:30pm Orquesta Fantastia $15. Jun 16 11am Sunday Family Cuban Brunch $15; $7(child 12 and under) includes buffet brunch and dance lesson; 8pm Skylark: Caroline Martin-Rowe CD Release $15 or $20(with CD). Jun 19 8pm Jorge Miguel Flamenco Ensemble $10; 9:30pm Forroteria: Brazilian Forro $10. Jun 20 8pm Andrew Craig $20. Jun 21 8pm David Buchbinder Trio. No Cover; 10:30pm Café Cubano. No Cover. Jun 22 10:30pm Moda Eterna. Jun 23 11am Sunday Family Cuban Brunch $15; $7(child 12 and under) includes buffet brunch and dance lesson; 8pm A Cree Cabaret: Hannah Burgé, Tomson Highway & Patricia Cano $15. Jun 26 8pm Brownman’s Arecibno $15. Jun 27 8pm Batuki Music: African Guitar Summit $25/$20(adv). Jun 28 8pm Max Sennit $15; 10:30pm Son Aché $15. Jun 29 10:30pm Ricky Franco $15. Jun 30 11am Sunday Family Cuban Brunch $15; $7(child 12 and under) includes buffet brunch and dance lesson.
88 Yarmouth St., Guelph 519-766-4663
Jun 8 8-10pm Brenda Lewis & Margaret Stowe Jazz Duo $15/$10(adv).
876 Dundas St. W. 416-568-5510
Jun 21 9pmBrownman Akoustic Quartet. No Cover. Jun 22 9pmWorst Pop Band Ever $15. Jun 23 7pm Shannon Butcher $10. Jun 24 7pm Luanda Jones $10. Jun 25 7pm Don Laws Quintet. Jun 26 7pm Dave Restivo Trio. Jun 27 8pm Jason Wilson Reggae-Jazz Quartet $10. Jun 28, 29 9pm Brownman Electryc Trio CD Release w/ Damian Erskine $20/$15(adv).
681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687
Every Wed Sets at 9pm and 10:15pm. Jazz Series.
Jun 5 Ron Davis & Mike Downes $8. Jun 21 Lorne Lofsky & Kieran Overs. No Cover. Jun 22 Dave Young & Reg Schwager $10. Jun 23 Rebecca Enkin & Mark Kieswetter $10. Jun 24 Brian Katz $10. Jun 25 Ted Quinlan & Mike Downes $10. Jun 26 Don Thompson, Reg Schwager & Neil Swainson $12. Jun 27 Lightstone & Mott $10. Jun 28 Bill McBirnie & Louis Simao $10.
Jun 29 Kye Marshall & Andy Scott $10.
At the Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard St. W. 416-585-4352
monarchspub.ca (full schedule)
All shows: No Cover.
Every Wed Live Jazz. Every Thu Live Blues.
Jun 21 9pm Groove Corporation. Jun 22 10pm Brownman Akoustic Quintet feat. Jordana Talsky. Jun 25 8pm Terra Hazelton Trio. Jun 26 8pm Melissa Boyce Quartet. Jun 27 9pm Jack de Keyzer. Jun 28 The Nomads. Jun 29 Big Rude Jake Sextet.
Morgan’s on the Danforth*
1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020
Every Sat 3-5pm David McMichael: Live and Acoustic. Jun 9 2pm Allyson Morris (vocals);Ted Quinlan (guitar). Jun 16 2pm Allyson Morris (vocals); Adrean Farrugia (keys). Jun 23 2pm Allyson Morris (vocals);Mark Kieswetter (keys); Ross MacIntyre (bass). Jun 26 6:30pm Stephen Gardner (keys); Bill McBirnie (flute). Jun 30 2pm Allyson Morris (vocals); Robi Botos (keys).
401 Richmond St. W., Main Floor 416-599-7323
Jun 7 8pm naw $10. Jun 8 8pm Ori Dagan Quartet $20. Jun 9 8pm Ardene Shapiro $20. Jun 10 8pm Laura Moody $20. Jun 11 8pm Donna Greenberg $20. Jun 12 8pm 2-ish $20. Jun 13 8pm Kamal Sabri $20. Jun 14 8pm Heidi Lange & Mark Kieswetter $20. Jun 15 8pm Debbie Danbrook $20. Jun 16 8pm Djungle Bouti Orchestra $20. Jun 17 Small Fort $20; $10(st under 25). Jun 19 8pmSubhadra Viyakumar $20/$15(st), Jun 20 8pmRon Korb $20. Jun 21 7pm, 9:30pm Mary Margaret O’Hara w/ Yvette Tollar. No Cover. Jun 22 7pm Rose Stella $15; Sharron McLeod $15. Jun 23 2pm Jazz Vocal Workshop w/ Yvette Tollar& Dave Restivo $25(participant); $10(auditor); 7pm Elizabeth Shepherd $25;9:30pm Sienna Dahlen $15. Jun 24 8pm Brownman +1 $15;9:30pm Three Metre Day $15. Jun 25 8pm Frank Botos $15. Jun 26 8pm Fern Lindzon $15. Jun 27 7pm Lara Solnicki & Ted Quinlan $15. Jun 28 5pm Drum Clinic w/ Larnell Lewis $10; 7pm Joy Lapps Trio $10; 9:30pm Near East $15. Jun 29 7pm Yvette Tollar & Dave Restivo $15; 9:30pm Red, Whyte & Tollar $15.
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
Jun 26 7-9pmSan Murata & Friends $39.99 (includes dinner).
Old Mill, The*
21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641
Old Mill Dining Room: Brazilian Jazz Fest: Jun 22 7:30pm Eliane Elias; opening set: Bill McBirnie & Bernie Senensky Duo $55.40. Jun 29 7:30pm Gord Sheard’s Brazilian Jazz Experience $25.45. Home Smith Bar: No Reservations. No Cover. $20 food/drink minimum. All shows: 7:30pm. Jun 7 Jeff Jones Trio. Jun 8 William Carn Trio. Jun 13 Jazz Party w/ host Joe Sealy. Jun 14 Brenda Earle Quartet. Jun 15 Morgan Childs Trio. Jun 21, 22 John Sherwood. Jun 24 Harry Allen w/ the Canadian Jazz Quartet $40. Jun 25 Ken Peplowski w/ the Canadian Jazz Quartet $40. Jun 26 Harry Allen w/ the Canadian Jazz Quartet $40. Jun 27 Randy Sandke w/ the Canadian Jazz Quartet $40. Jun 28 Allan Vaché w/ the Canadian Jazz Quartet $40.
Painted Lady, The*
218 Ossington Ave. 647-213-5239
Jun 21 10pm Soul Sonic w/ DJ NV. No Cover. Jun 22 10pm Music by Salazar. No Cover. Jun 23 8:30pm Friendly Rich and the Lollipop People $5;10pm Robert Scott, Chris Bottomley, Donne Roberts & Great Bob Scott, PWYC; 1am Jazz on OZ Late Night Jam PWYC. Jun 24 8:30pm Blues & Troubles PWYC; 1am Jazz on OZ Late Night Jazz Jam PWYC. Jun 25 8pm The Heavy Set Quartet. PWYC; 10pm Eric St. Laurent Trio. No Cover; 1am Jazz on Oz Late Night Jazz Jam PWYC. Jun 26 8pm Joanna Borromeo $7; 10:30pm Jazz on OZ Late Night Jam w/ Wayne Cass Quartet. Jun 27 8pm Love Banshee PWYC; 10pm Combo Royale PWYC; 12am Soul Sonic w/ DJ NV. Jun 28 10pm DJ Frank Phantastic Johnson. No Cover. Jun 29 10pm Music By Salazar. No Cover.
555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555
Jun 8 Bill King $15/$45(dinner and show). Jun 15 Archie Alleyne $15($45(dinner and show). Jun 22 2pm Jazz for the Teach: Small Group Workshop. No Cover. Jun 23 2pm Jazz for the Teach: Big Band Workshop. Jun 27 8pm Christian Li Group $TBA. Jun 29 Adam Makowics $55(dinner and show).
Pantages Martini Bar & Lounge*
200 Victoria St. 416-362-1777
All shows: solo piano 9:30pm-12:30am. No Cover.
Jun 21, 22 Steve Koven & Artie Roth. Jun 27, 28 Artie Roth Duo.
539 Bloor St. W. 416-530-1331
Piano Bar, Second Floor
Jun 21 6pm Duncan Hopkins Trio. No Cover. Jun 23 2pm Singer’s Jazz Series ft. Neil Kristian Parent w/ Norman Amadio Trio $10. Jun 27 6pm Ori Dagan & Jennifer Walls: Broadway, Jazz & Beyond $10. Jun 28 6pm Rita di Ghent & Tony Quarrington $5. Jun 29 6pm Singer’s Jazzz Series ft. Laura Marks, Julie McGregor w/ Norm Amadio Quartet $15/$12(adv).
Pilot Tavern, The
22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716
thepilot.ca All shows: 3:30pm. No Cover.
Jun 8 Kevin Turcotte/David French Quartet. Jun 15 Colleen Allen Quartet. Jun 22 Sugar Daddies Quintet. Jun 29 Bob Brough Quartet.
605 College St. 416-654-0484
All shows: 8:30pm. No Cover/PWYC.
Jun 14, 21, 28 Claire Riley (vocals); Anthony Abbatengeli (guitar); Sam Sharkaway (guitar); David Thiessen (bass); Cal Fogg (drums).
Poetry Jazz Café*
224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299
All shows: 9:30pm. Cover Charge $TBA.
Jun 21 Shafton Thomas Group. Jun 22 Robb Cappelletto: Mind Games. Jun 23 Robb Cappelletto Group. Jun 26 Marcius Extavour. Jun 27 Patrick Hewan: PT01. Jun 28 Patrick Hewan: PT02. Jun 29 John Foster’s Stilyagi.
1402 Queen St. E. 416-778-8800
Every Mon 8-11pmBohemian Mondays: Laura Marks Trio w/ guests. Jam welcomes instrumentalists and vocalists; jazz and other genres welcome. No Cover/PWYC. House band: Jun 10 Amanda Tosoff (keys); Brendan Davis (bass). Jun 17 Bernie Senensky (keys); Duncan Hopkins (bass). Jun 24 Reg Schwager (guitar); Brendan Davis (bass).
Reposado Bar & Lounge
136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474
reposadobar.com All shows: PWYC.
Every Wed 9:30pmSpy vs Sly vs Spy. Every Thu, Fri 10pm The Reposadists Quartet.
Reservoir Lounge, The*
52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887
reservoirlounge.com (full schedule).
Every Tue 7-9pm Apres Work Series (Jun 11 Carolyn Martin-Rowe; Jun 18 Coleman Tinsley; Jun 25 Vince Bertucci); 9:45pmTyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 7-9pm Apres Work Series (Jun 12 Andra Henderson; Jun 19 Boom for Rent; Jun 26 Red Hot Ramble); 9:45pm Yuka. Every Thu 7-9pm Apres Work Series (incl Alex Pangman Jun 6 and first Thursday of every month; Jun 13 Mary McKay; Jun 20 Beverly Taft; Jun 27 24th Street Wailers); 9:45pm Sophia Perlman. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis. Every Sat 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm.
783 College St. 416-535-7888
Jun 22 7-9pm Carolyn T presents: Diva Glamorous. Variety show with singers, comedians, dancers and aerial artists. $30(reserved); $25/$20(adv).
Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The*
194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475
therex.ca (call for cover charge info)
Jun 8 12pm Abbey, Rick & Tony Q; 3:30pm Homeless Blues Band; 7pm Adrean Farrugia; 9:45pm Jake Chisholm Blues. Jun 9 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Annual Haiti Benefit; 7pm Arbuckle; 9:30pm Teri Parker. Jun 10 6:30pm Myriad; 9:30pm John Cheesman Jazz Orchestra. Jun 11 6:30pm Kim Ratcliffe; 9:30pm Mike Malone Orchestra. Jun 12 6:30pm Kervin Baretto; 9:30pm Avi Granite 4. Jun 13 6:30pm Eric St. Laurent Trio; 9:45pm David Braid & Peripheral Vision. Jun 14 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm The Jivebombers; 9:45pm David Braid & Peripheral Vision. Jun 15 12pm Abbey, Rick & Tony Q; 3:30pm Adrean Farrugia; 9:45pm Dave Neill Quintet. Jun 16 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Spirit of Jazz: CD Release; 7pm Arbuckle; 9:30pm Shannon Graham & the Storytellers. Jun 17 6:30pm Three Meter Day; 9:30pm Snarky Puppy. Jun 18 6:30pm Bacchus Collective; 9:30pm Snarky Puppy. Jun 19 6:30pm Kervin Baretto; 9:30pm Players Party (closed to the public). Jun 20 5pm David French’s Bloomsday; 8pm Pat LaBarbera; 11pm Victor Lewis w/ Ryan Oliver. Jun 21 3pm Hogtown Syncopators; 5pm Laura Hubert; 8pm Don Byron; 11pm Victor Lewis w/ Ryam Oliver. Jun 22 12pm Danny Marks; 3:30pm Swing Shift Big Band; 8pm Mike Murley Septet; 11pm Rudder. Jun 23 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Club Django; 7pm Jeff King’s Catalyst; 9:45pm Rudder. Jun 24 5pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles; 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. Jun 25 5pm Allison Au Quartet; 8pm Ben Monder & Noah Preminger; 9:30pm Bobby Sparks Trio. Jun 26 5pm Sara Del; 8pm Kelly Jefferson Quartet; 9:30pm Bobby Sparks Trio. Jun 27 2pm Big Band Slam (workshop); 5pm Tonight@Noon: Alex Coleman’s Tribute to Charles Mingus; 8pm Dave Young Quintet; 11pm Ari Hoenig Quartet. Jun 28 2pm Youth Jazz Showcase; 5pm The Jivebombers; 8pm Vito Rezza; 11pm Ari Hoenig Quartet. Jun 29 12pm Dr. Nick & the Rollercoasters; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 8pm Brad Turner & Peggy Lee; 9:45pm Matt Garrison. Jun 30 Humber Community Music; 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland; 7:30pm Radiohead Jazz Project & Toronto Jazz Orchestra’s Idioteque.
Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The
1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064
All shows 7-10pm, No Cover.
Jun 4 Bernie Senensky (piano); Bill McBirnie (flute); Duncan Hopkins (bass); Greg Pilo (drums). Jun 18 Adrean Farrugia (piano); Alex Dean (sax); Neil Swainson (bass); Greg Pilo (drums).
(Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken)
744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-7931
seven44.com Cover Charge $TBA
Every Sat 4-7pmClimax Jazz Band. Every Mon Big Band Night.
Jun 22 4pm Climax Jazz Band. Jun 23 5pm Robbine Lane $5. Jun 24 4pm Cheshire Cat Jazz Band; 7pm GTA Big Band. Jun 25, 26 4pm Cheshire Cats Jazz Band. Jun 29 4pm Climax Jazz Band.
487 Church St. 416-922-0487
All Shows: No Cover/PWYC
Every Mon 9:30pm-1amSINGular Sensation: Musical Theatre Open Mic w/ Jennifer Walls, Donovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Tue 10pm Top Star Tuesday: Talent Night. Every Wed 6-10pm Kendall Partington. Every Thu 9:30pm Open Mic w/ Donovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Sat 10pm-1:30am Kendall Partington.
292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137
tranzac.org (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: Jun 7 10pm Nick Scott. Jun 9 7:30pm Amp Trio; 10:30pm Lina Allemano Four. Jun 11 7:30pm Aurochs; 10pm Stop Time. Jun 16 5pm Monk’s Music; 10pm Makeshift Island. Jun 18 10pm Ken McDonald Quartet. Jun 25 7:30pm Anna Atkinson & David Occhipinti; 10pm Nick Fraser Presents. Jun 28 10pm Ryan Driver Quartet. Jun 30 10pm Steve Ward Presents.
Victory Café, The
581 Markham St. 416-516-5787
Every Wed 9:30pm-12amHot Jazz String Quartet: Drew Jurecka (violin); Jesse Barksdale (guitar); Chris Bezant (guitar); Chris Banks (bass). Every Sun 9pmOpen Mic.
Zemra Bar & Lounge
778 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-3123
All shows: 9pm; (call for cover charge info).
Every Wed Open Mic and Jam w/ All Nighters & Irene Torres.
72 Carlton St. 416-921-0066
Every Mon 10pm-12am & Every Fri 7-9pm Roxxie Terrain w/ Adam Weinmann. No Cover/PWYC.