120 Church St. 416-792-7725
120diner.com (full schedule)
Most shows $10-$20
All shows: PWYC ($10-$20 suggested)
2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865
All shows: Call for cover charge info.
Mon 8:30pm Salsa Night with DJ Romantico with free lessons.
Tues 8:30pm Bachata Night with Weekly Guest DJ with free lessons.
Wed 7pm Midtown Blues Jam hosted by Andrew “Voodoo” Walters.
Thurs 7pm Spotlight Thursdays.
Fri & Sat 9:30pm Funk, Soul, R&B Top 40 $10 cover after 9pm.
Sat 3pm-6pm Matinee Jazz.
Sun 4pm Blues in The Alley w/ Big Groove.
Jun 1 Sound Parade. Jun 7 Red Velvet. Jun 8 URequest. Jun 14 Lady Kane. Jun 15 Soular. Jun 21 Gyles Band. Jun 22 York Jazz Ensemble (matinee), Lady Kane (eve). Jun 28 Blonde Ambition. Jun 29 Lady Kane. Jul 5 URequest. Jul 6 Lady Kane. Jul 12 Blonde Ambition. Jul 13 Lady Kane. Jul 19 Red Velvet. Jul 20 Lady Kane. Jul 26 URequest. Jul 27 Soular. Aug 2 URequest. Aug 3 Veronica. Aug 9 Blonde Ambition. Aug 10 Red Velvet. Aug 16 Red Velvet. Aug 17 URequest. Aug 23 Lady Kane. Aug 24 Soular. Aug 30 Gyles Band. Aug 31 Lady Kane.
15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512
artword.net (full schedule)
The Blue Goose Tavern
1 Blue Goose St. 416-255-2442
thebluegoosetavern.com (full schedule)
2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315
bloomrestaurant.com (full schedule)
All shows 7pm 19+. Call for reservations.
1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033
Ticket prices vary by show, but typically $10-$20; check website for individual show prices.
Jun 2 9:30pm Jill McCracken & Aphrose. Jun 3 8pm Blythwood Winds. Jun 4 9:30pm Misha Bower. Jun 5 7:30pm Confabulation Presents: Scars, 9:30pm Marshall Veroni & Cold Tea. Jun 6 6:30pm Elephant in the Room, 9:30pm Janette King, Witch Prophet, Jordan Alexander & Crystal Light Collective. Jun 7 6:30pm The MisEducation of Man. Jun 8 6:30pm Logan McKillop w/ Tannis Slimmon, 9:30pm Mark Wilkinson. Jun 9 6:30pm James Gordon w/ Katherine Wheatley, 9:30pm Beatox. Jun 12 9:30pm NINIQUE. Jun 13 6:30pm Ihtimanska Quartet & Brenna MacCrimmon. Jun 14 9:30pm Fiver with the Atlantic School of Spontaneous Composition. Jun 15 9:15pm Mattie Leon w/ N3LLY & Lance Isaacs. Jun 18 9:30pm Thus Owls. Jun 19 9:30pm MSEA, Kira Mary, Laura Swankey. Jun 20 9:30pm David James Allen w/ Citizen Jane. Jun 22 9:30pm JoJo Worthington & Mingjia. Jun 24 8:30pm TONE: CVN, Koeosaeme, Korea Town Acid, Kat Estacio. Jun 25 9:30 Advance Base & Claire Cronin. Jun 27 9:30pm Run Coyote. Jul 3 9:30pm Georgia Higgins, Lindsay Foote & Sarah Hiltz. Jul 4 9pm Transmit Presents: The Burning Hell, Carew. Jul 10 9:30pm Made2Eat Presents: Everybody Eats Season 2. Jul 14 6:30pm Jaasmaan Rathore Band / Delhi Express. Jul 15 6:30pm Annie Sumi. Jul 17 9:30pm Robb Cappelletto & Joseph Anidjar. Jul 27 9:30pm Julie Doiron, Jon McKiel, Apollo Ghosts. Aug 21 9:30pm Josh Geffin.
408 Queen St. W. 416-703-0811
2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272
castroslounge.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover/PWYC
67 Front St. E. (416) 867-9499
cestwhat.com (full schedule)
All concerts are PWYC unless otherwise noted.
Jun 1 3pm The Boxcar Boys, 9pm Craig Robertson. Jun 2 7pm Jacques Russell Trio. Jun 7 9pm Whiskey Chasers. Jun 8 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers, 9pm Paragon Cause. Jun 9 7pm A Writer’s Round. Jun 16 7pm This Frontier Needs Heroes w/ Chris & Nicole. Jun 21 9pm STEED! Jul 12 9pm Metronome Chomsky. Jul 19 9pm STEED! Aug 8 9pm The Escapist Music and Jesse Daniel. Aug 10 9pm Black Creek Reign w/ Jonny Starkes. Aug 11 7pm The Fairest and Best. Aug 16 9pm STEED!
Emmet Ray, The
924 College St. 416-792-4497
theemmetray.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover/PWYC
379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000
grossmanstavern.com (full schedule)
All shows: No cover (unless otherwise noted).
Every Sat 4:30pm The Happy Pals Dixieland Jazz Jam. Every Sun 4:30pm New Orleans Connection All Star Band; 10pm Sunday Jam with Bill Hedefine. Every Wed 10pm Action Sound Band w/ Leo Valvassori.
Hirut Cafe and Restaurant
2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560
Every Sunday 3pm Hirut Sundays Open Mic. First and Third Tuesday 8pm Fingerstyle Guitar Association.
Jun 6 8pm Girma Woldemichael & Daniel Barnes. Jun 8 8pm Tanya Wills Quartet. Jun 13 8pm Ilios Steryannis Quartet Jun 14 8:30pm Jazz of the Americas w/ Don Naduriak and friends. Jun 22 8pm David Garrett solo guitar. Jun 23 8pm David Garrett solo guitar. Jun 27 8pm Toronto East Blues Jam. Jun 29 8pm Root Down Duo. Jul 5 8pm Girma Woldemichael and Daniel Barnes. Jul 8-12 Danforth Music Camp w/ Ilios Steryannis. Jul 11 8pm Bright Lit, Big City.
Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The
2261 Dundas St. W 416 533 5483
All shows at 8:30pm unless otherwise noted. See website for individual show prices.
Jun 1 Jane Siberry Jun 2 Leonard Cohen Koans. Jun 3 Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story. Jun 4 Garrett Mason. Jun 5 David Rotundo. Jun 6 Mike McKenna and Swampbusters. Jun 7 Los Variants. Jun 8 Dave Orrett Band. Jun 9 Steve Hill. Jun 10 Emily Gimble. Jun 11 Christine Campbell & Braden Gates. Jun 12 Lynn Miles & Scott Nolan. Jun 13 Cabana Room Acoustic Reunion. Jun 14 A Musical Tribute to Elvis Costello. Jun 15 Miss Emily. Jun 16 2pm The Tiki Collective Father’s Day Brunch, 8pm Cabana Room Electric Reunion. Jun 18 Andy Irvine. Jun 19 Carole Pope. Jun 20 Chris Antonik. Jun 21 Let Me Clear My Throat. Jun 23 Andrea Koziol & Bill Brennan. Jun 24 Elizabeth Shepherd & Michael Occhipinti. Jun 25 Over the Rhine. Jun 27 No Sleep ‘Til Sudbury. Jun 28 Huntertones. Jun 29 Ariana Gillis. Jul 4 Melanie. Jul 5 SKERRYVORE. Jul 8 Christine Lavin. Jul 9 Sylvia Tyson & Scarlet Rivera. Jul 11 Kalon Hart. Jul 12 Wintergarten Orchestra. Jul 13 HRL Guitar Week: Modern Acoustic. Jul 14 HRL Guitar Week: Hurricane Ruth & Scott Holt. Jul 15 HRL Guitar Week: Colin Linden. Jul 16 HRL Guitar Week: Jerry Douglas. Jul 19 Mark Lettieri. Jul 26 Folklife. Jul 27 Debi Botos.
Jazz Bistro, The
251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299
jazzbistro.ca (full schedule)
Jun 1 9pm Coldjack. Jun 2 7pm JAMME: Jazz and Modern Music Ensemble. Jun 4 8pm Matt Herskowitz. Jun 5 7pm Lisa Particelli’s GNO Jazz Jam. Jun 6 8pm Stephanie Martin. Jun 7 9pm Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi. Jun 8 9pm Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi. Jun 9 7pm Simone Morris. Jun 11 8pm Jessica Lalonde. Jun 12 8pm Denielle Bassels Quartet. Jun 13 8:30pm Colin Hunter and the Anthony Terpstra Seventet. Jun 14 8:30pm Colin Hunter and the Joe Sealy Quartet. Jun 15 8:30pm Colin Hunter and the Joe Sealy Quartet. Jun 16 7pm Barry Callaghan, Taborah Johnson, Joe Sealy. Jun 18 8pm Three Whiteleys: Ken, Chris, & Jesse.
Jun 19-30 Jazz Bistro Cabaret Series
Jun 19 8pm Maureen Kennedy. Jun 20 8:30pm Charlotte Moore. Jun 21 9pm June Garber & Stu Mac. Jun 22 8:30pm John Alcorn. Jun 23 7:30pm Charlie Davidson. Jun 24 8:30pm Thom Allison w/ Diane Leah. Jun 25 8:30pm Adi Braun. Jun 26 8:30pm Ori Dagan. Jun 27 8:30pm Judith Lander. Jun 28 8:30pm Tomson Highway & Patricia Cano. Jun 29 9pm Alana Bridgewater. Jun 30 7pm Marcus Nance w/ Barbara Fulton.
Jazz Room, The
Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565
kwjazzroom.com (full schedule)
All shows: 8:30-11:30pm unless otherwise indicated. Attendees must be 19+. Cover charge varies (generally $12-$25)
Jun 1 Teri Parker Quartet. Jun 2 4pm Patricia O’Callaghan & David Braid. Jun 7 Big Band Theory. Jun 8 One Word feat. Paul DeLong. Jun 14 Confabulation. Jun 15 Dave Young Quintet. Jun 21 Joe Huron Quartet. Jun 22 Michael Occhipinti & Shine On. Jun 26 8pm Heather Bambrick Quartet. Jun 27 8pm Melissa Stylianou & Heart. Jun 28 Sinal Aberto Quartet feat. Luanda Jones.
1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307
lula.ca (full schedule)
Every Fri 7:30pm Afterwork Global Party Series free before 8pm; Every Fri 8:30pm Havana Club Fridays $15; Every Sat 10:30pm Salsa Saturdays $15.
Jun 2 11:30am Dancing from All Directions, 6:30pm SING! Wrap Party. Jun 4 6:30pm Gordon Sheard & Sinal Aberto. Jun 5 6:30pm Sing Out. Jun 10 6:30pm Toronto Lit Up: House Divided. Jun 13 6:30pm Regeneration Community Services Fundraiser. Jun 23 3pm and 7pm (two shows) Adam James feat. JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band. Jun 25 6:30pm Tri-Continental. Jun 30 8pm Luedji Luna.
Jun 6-16 LULAWORLD Festival
Jun 6 7pm Opening Night. Jun 7 6:30pm Havana Ventu, Telmary, & Gabriel Garcia. Jun 8 6:30pm Alvaro Benavides & Alto Voltage + DJ Santiago Valasquez. Jun 9 6pm Friendly Rich book launch + Dominic Mancuso. Jun 11 7pm Red Hot Samba Night. Jun 12 6pm Bianca Gismonti Trio + OKAN, 8:30pm Liniker e os Caramelows. Jun 14 6:30pm Três, 8:30pm Tres Estrellas de Salsa + DJ Suave. Jun 15 6:30pm Lengaia Salsa Brava NG + DJ Santiago Valasquez. Jun 16 1pm Sentir Venezuela, 7pm Kellylee Evans.
Manhattans Pizza Bistro & Music Club
951 Gordon St., Guelph 519-767-2440
manhattans.ca (full schedule)
681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687
mezzettarestaurant.com (full schedule)
Every Wed 9pm & 10:15pm Wednesday Concert Series.
Jun 5 Ron Davis and Ross McIntyre. Jun 12 Jonno Lightstone and Brian Katz Klezmer Duo.
12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833
themonarchtavern.com (full schedule)
Jun 1 7pm Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, 9pm Bodega w/ Gustaf, Favours. Jun 3 8pm The Tristones w/ Emile d’Eon & Tall Order. Jun 4 8pm Belleville-Ville. Jun 6 7pm Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, 9:30pm Myst Milano, Cherry Hooker, Komodo, & Nolan Waller. Jun 7 7pm Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, 9pm Calvin Lore // Dusted + Side Hustle. Jun 8 7pm Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, 8pm Owen w/ Katie McBride. Jun 10 7:30pm Martin Loomer & His Orange Devils Orchestra. Jun 11 8pm Control Top. Jun 12 8pm Bad Waitress, NOBRO, Dish Pit, Weak Hands. Jun 13 8pm Finn Andrews. Jun 14 7pm Sir Babygirl + more. Jun 15 9pm BLOWUP Summer Social. Jun 16 7pm Shhh, this place is actually the worst, Phong Tran, And Always. Jun 19 8pm Lucy Spraggan. Jun 23 8pm Todor O + The Bakers. Jun 24 8pm Robyn Hitchock. Jun 27 8pm The Mystery Lights. Jun 29 9pm The Topshots w/ Dub Chronicles, Knockout!
N’awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
299 King St. W. 416-595-1958
All shows: No cover/PWYC.
Every Tue 6:30pm Stacie McGregor. Every Wed 7pm The Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thur 8pm Nothin’ But the Blues with Joe Bowden. Every Fri & Sat 8:30pm N’awlins All Star Band; Every Sun 7pm Brooke Blackburn.
Nice Bistro, The
117 Brock St. N., Whitby. 905-668-8839
nicebistro.com (full schedule)
Live jazz and dinner, $45.00 per person. Dinner from 6pm and music from 7pm to 9pm.
Jun 5 Farrucas Latino Duo. Jun 19 Zoé Chilco & Danny McErlain. Jul 10 San Murata Duo. Jul 24 Paul Grecco & Laura Gauthier. Aug 7 Farrucas Latino Duo.
Old Mill, The
21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641
oldmilltoronto.com (full schedule)
The Home Smith Bar: No reservations. No cover. $20 food/drink minimum. All shows: 7:30-10:30pm unless otherwise listed.
Jun 1 Dave Young. Jun 4 Gene DiNovi.Jun 5 Emily Steinwall. Jun 6 Linda Carone. Jun 7 Canadian Jazz Quartet. Jun 8 Brenda Earle Stokes. Jun 12 John MacLeod. Jun 13 Adrean Farrugia & Sophia Perlman. Jun 14 Duncan Hopkins. Jun 15 Brian Blain. Jun 19 Anthony D’Allesandro. Jun 20 Bob DeAngelis.
June 21-29 TD Toronto Jazz Festival and The Home Smith Bar present Heather Bambrick and Friends
Jun 21 Elizabeth Shepherd. Jun 22 Barbra Lica. Jun 28 Ranee Lee. Jun 29 Broadsway.
Only Café, The
972 Danforth Ave. 416-463-7843
theonlycafe.com (full schedule)
Pilot Tavern, The
22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716
All shows: 2:30pm. No cover.
Jun 1 Ewen Farncombe Quartet. Jun 8 Mark Godfrey Quartet. Jun 15 Barry Elmes Quartet. Jun 22 Bob Brough Quartet. Jun 29 Mike Murley Quartet. Jul 6 Alexander Brown Quartet. Jul 13 Richard Underhill Quartet. Jul 20 Sugar Daddies Sextet. Jul 27 Norman Marshall Villeneuve’s Jazz Message. Aug 3 Alex Dean Quartet. Aug 10 Michael Arthurs Quartet. Aug 17 Jake Koffman Quartet. Aug 24 Chris Wallace Quartet. Aug 31 James Brown Trio.
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)
Reservoir Lounge, The
52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887
reservoirlounge.com (full schedule).
Every Tue & Sat, 8:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 9pm The Digs. Every Thurs 9:45pm Stacey Kaniuk. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis.
Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The
194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475
therex.ca (full schedule)
Call for cover charge info.
Jun 1 12pm The Sinners Choir, 3pm Conor Gains, 7pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm Raoul and the BIGGER Time. Jun 2 11am Humber Community Music Student Recitals, 7pm Jacob Gorzhaltsan, 9:30pm Alex Fournier. Jun 3 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet, 9:30pm Brigham Philips. Jun 4 6:30pm Matt Newton, 9:30pm Hannah Barstow. Jun 5 6:30pm Kalya Ramu Four, 9:30pm Mike Milligan Group. Jun 6 6:30pm The Jive Bombers, 9:45pm Mike Murley SAXtet. Jun 7 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm James Brown Trio, 9:45pm Mike Murley SAXtet. Jun 8 12pm The Sinners Choir, 3:30pm Jerome Godboo, 7pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm Becca Stevens. Jun 9 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble, 7pm Jacob Gorzhaltzan, 9:45pm Becca Stevens. Jun 10 6:30pm Kevin Barrett & Susanna Macdonald Duo, 9:30pm Bryn Roberts Quartet. Jun 11 6:30pm Matt Newton, 9:30pm Bryn Roberts Quartet. Jun 12 6:30pm Kalya Ramu Four, 9:30pm Russ Nolan Quartet. Jun 13 6:30pm The Jive Bombers, 9:30pm Russ Nolan Quartet. Jun 14 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm James Brown Trio, 9:45pm Barry Romberg’s THREE BLIND MICE. Jun 15 12pm The Sinners Choir, 3:30pm Swing Shift Big Band, 7pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm Bob Brough Quartet. Jun 16 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters, 7pm Jacob Gorzhaltsan, 9:30pm TJO Big Band & Radiohead Jazz Project. Jun 17 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet, 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. Jun 18 6:30pm Matt Newton, 9:30pm Virginia MacDonald. Jun 19 6:30pm Kalya Ramu Four, 9:30pm Annual Player’s Party (Closed to the Public).
Jun 20-30 TD Toronto Jazz Festival Cooperative Concert Series at The Rex
Jun 20 5pm Laura Swankey Group, 8pm Pat LaBarbera Group, 10pm Dayna Stephens’ PLUTO JUICE. Jun 21 3pm Hogtown Syncopators, 5pm Hector Quartet, 8pm Brodie West, 10pm Dayna Stephens’ PLUTO JUICE. Jun 22 12pm The Sinners Choir, 3:30pm Laura Hubert Group, 8pm Dave Young, 10pm Michelle Willis. Jun 23 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Chris Hunt Tentet + 2, 8pm Mike Murley, 10pm FORQ. Jun 24 5pm Neon Eagle, 8pm Paris Monster, 10pm FORQ. Jun 25 5pm Emily Steinwall, 8pm Joanna Majoko, 10pm Dave Binney. Jun 26 5pm Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew, 8pm Mark McLean, 10pm Dave Binney. Jun 27 5pm JV’s Boogaloo Squad, 8pm Jeremy Ledbetter, 10pm Donny McCaslin. Jun 28 12pm Big Band Slam, 3pm Hogtown Syncopators, 5pm Patrick Smith, 8pm Alison Young, 10pm Donny McCaslin. Jun 29 12pm The Sinners Choir, 3:30pm Paul Reddick Blues, 8pm Autobahn, 10pm Chris Potter Circuits Trio. Jun 30 12pm Dixieland: Louisiana Havana, 3:30pm SUPERBREAKFAST, 8pm Melissa Stylianou + Heart, 10pm Chris Potter Circuits Trio.
Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The
1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064
thesaltydog.ca (full schedule)
Every Tue 7-10pm Jazz Night. Every Thu 8:30pm Karaoke. Every Fri 9:30pm Blues Jam - house band with weekly featured guest. Every Sat 3pm Salty Dog Saturday Matinée.
Sauce on Danforth
1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376
All shows: No cover.
Every Mon 9pm Gareth Parry’s Book Club. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth. Every Wed Paul Reddick & Friends. Every Thu 8pm Steve Koven and Artie Roth. Sat and Sun Matinees 4pm various performers.
The Senator Winebar
249 Victoria St 416 364-7517
thesenator.com (full schedule)
All shows with $10 cover charge ($5 after 10pm arrival, free after 11pm arrival)
Jun 1 Alex Pangman. Jun 7 Julian Fauth and Brooke Blackburn. Jun 8 Danny Marks. Jun 14 Julian Fauth and Donné Roberts. Jun 15 Prakash John and Jordan John. Jun 21 Julian Fauth and Poor Charlie & Beverlie Robertson. Jun 22 Kalya Ramu & Jesse Whiteley. Jun 28 Julian Fauth and Ken Yoshioka. Jun 29 Zoey Adams and Tony Quarrington. Jul 7 Alex Pangman.
292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137
tranzac.org (full schedule)
3-4 shows daily, various styles, in four different performance spaces. Mostly PWYC.