120 Diner

120 Church St. 416-792-7725

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All shows: PWYC ($10-$20 suggested)


2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865


All shows: 9pm unless otherwise indicated. Call for cover charge info.

Every Mon 8:30pm Salsa Night. Every Tue Bachata Night. Every Wed Midtown Blues Jam. Every Thurs 7:30pm Claudia Lopez Duo Jazz.

Mar 2 Graffitti Park. Mar 3 & 23 Gyles Band. Mar 9 & Apr 6 Red Velvet. Mar 10 All Request Band. Mar 16 Urban Jive. Mar 17 Sound Parade. Mar 24 Soular. Mar 30 Parkside Drive. Mar 31 & Apr 7 Lady Kane.

Artword Artbar

15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512

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All shows at 8pm unless otherwise noted.

Mar 1 Toivi Unt. Mar 2 Edgar Breau (CD release). $15. Mar 3 The Worst Pop Band Ever. $10. Mar 4 7:30pm Celebration of the Music of Ken Aldcroft $15/$10(adv). Mar 24 Zero Point.

The Blue Goose Tavern

1 Blue Goose St. 416-255-2442

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Every Sun 4pm Blues at The Goose. Big Groove featuring Downchild’s Mike Fitzpatrick & Gary Kendall with Special Guests: Mar 4 Mike Branton & Jesse Whiteley. Mar 11 Dylan Wickens & Tyler Burgess. Mar 18 Jenie Thai & Fraser Melvin. Mar 25 Mark “Bird” Stafford & Jake Chisholm.


2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315


All shows: 19+. Call for reservations.

Mar 29 7pm Hilario Durán Trio $55 Dinner & Concert


1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033

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Mar 1 Graham Nicholas Album Release w/ Grady Kelneck. Mar 3 Emma Cook w/ Julie Neff.

Cameron House

408 Queen St. W. 416-703-0811


Mar 5, 12, 19 & 26 6pm David Leask (new album Six in 6/8) No cover.

Castro’s Lounge

2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272

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All shows: No cover/PWYC

C’est What

67 Front St. E. (416) 867-9499

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All concerts are PWYC unless otherwise noted.

Mar 3 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers. Mar 4 7pm Women in Music, Vol. 4. $10.

Emmet Ray, The

924 College St. 416-792-4497

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All shows: No cover/PWYC

Mar 4 6pm Robert Chapman Trio.

Gate 403

403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930

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All shows: PWYC.

Grossman’s Tavern

379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000

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All shows: No cover (unless otherwise noted).

Every Sat 4.30 The Happy Pals Dixieland jazz jam. Every Sun 4pm 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 Sun 3pm Hirut Sundays Open Mic.

Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The

Hugh’s Room

2261 Dundas St. W 416 533 5483


Mar 1 Maria Doyle Kennedy $40/$35(adv). Mar 2 & 3 Songs Are Like Tattoos - A Tribute to Joni Mitchell $35/$30(adv). Mar 7 Chip Taylor $32.50/$27.50(adv). Mar 8 Carole Pope $35/$30(adv). Mar 9 Richard Shindell $30/$25(adv). Mar 10 Jane Bunnett & Maqueque with Nikki D Brown $40/$35(adv). Mar 16 A Man called Wrycraft Presents 50 Ways to Love Paul Simon $30/$25(adv). Mar 17 Rant Maggie Rant $30/$25(adv). Mar 19 Peter Asher and Jeremy Clyde $45/$40(adv). Mar 21 Ray Bonneville + Sugar Brown (CD Launch) $30/$25(adv). Mar 22 Jon Stancer $25/$20(adv). Mar 23 MAZ + Les Poules à Colin $35/$30(adv). Mar 24 Jack de Keyzer $35/$30(adv). Mar 25 Ken Whiteley’s Sunday Gospel Matinée - Season Finale $30/$25(adv). Mar 26 Dan MacDonald (CD Release) $25/$20(adv). Mar 28 Jazz.FM91: President’s Choice Concert Series - Dave Young $55. Mar 30 Slambovian Circus of Dreams $30/$25(adv). Mar 31 Ian Thomas $40/$35(adv). Apr 4 Suzie Vinnick (CD Release) $35/$30(adv).

Jazz Bistro, The

251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299

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Mar 31 7:30pm Last Weekend Jazz Party w/ Faith Amour & Friends - Spring Edition. $15.

Jazz Room, The

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

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All shows: 8:30-11:30pm unless otherwise indicated. Attendees must be 19+. Cover charge varies (generally $12-$25)

Lula Lounge

1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307

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Every Fri 7:30 Early Jazz & World Sessions free before 8pm; Every Fri 10:30 Havana Club Cuba Libre Fridays $15; Every Sat 10:30 Salsa Saturdays $15.

Mar 1 Harley Card Sunset Ensemble $20/$15(adv). Mar 29 7pm The Heavyweights Brass Band $25/$20(adv); $15(st)

Manhattans Pizza Bistro & Music Club

951 Gordon St., Guelph 519-767-2440

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All shows: PWYC.

Every Tue Open Stage hosted by Paul, Pete & Ron.

Mây Cafe

876 Dundas St. W. 647-607-2032

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Mezzetta Restaurant

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

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All shows: 9pm, $8 (unless otherwise noted).

Every Wed 9 & 10:15pm Wednesday Concert Series. Cover $10.

Monarch Tavern

12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833

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Every Tues 9pm Vinyl Night $5; Every Thu 10pm Monarch Karaoke $5.

N’awlins Jazz Bar & Dining

299 King St. W. 416-595-1958


All shows: No cover/PWYC.

Every Tue 6:30 Stacie McGregor. Every Wed 7pm The Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thur 8pm Nothin’ But the Blues with Joe Bowden. Every Fri & Sat 8:30 N’awlins All Star Band; Every Sun 7pm Brooke Blackburn.

Nice Bistro, The

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

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Mar 14 Farrucas Latin Duo. Mar 28 Zoey Adams

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

Every Tues, Thu, Fri, and Sat.

Mar 1 Michael Dunston Trio. Mar 2 Canadian Jazz Quartet & Friends’ Celebrate First Fridays. Mar 3 Toivu Unt Trio, Mar 6 In Concert and Conversation with Gene DiNovi. Mar 8 Whitney Ross-Barris Trio. Mar 9 Allison Au Quartet. Mar 10 Brian Blain’s Second Saturdays Blues Campfire Jam. Mar 15 Cara Matthew Trio. Mar 16 Pat LaBarbera Trio. Mar 17 David Buchbinder Quartet. Mar 22 June Garber Trio. Mar 23 Lorne Lofsky Trio. Mar 24 Mark Kelso Trio. Mar 29 Fabio Ragnelli Quartet. Mar 31 Carol McCartney Quartet.

Only Café, The

972 Danforth Ave. 416-463-7843

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All shows: 8pm unless otherwise indicated.

Pilot Tavern, The

22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716


All shows: 3:30pm. No cover.

Every Sat 3pm Saturday Jazz.

Mar 3 Sugar Daddies.

Poetry Jazz Café

224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299

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Reposado Bar & Lounge

136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474

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Reservoir Lounge, The

52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887

reservoirlounge.com (full schedule). Every Tue & Sat, 8:45 Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed 9pm The Digs. Every Fri 9:45 Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis.

Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The

194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475

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Call for cover charge info.

Every Mon 6:30 University of Toronto Student Jazz Ensembles. Every Tue 6:30 Thompson Egbo-Egbo. Every Wed 6:30 Victor Batemen Trio. Every Thu 6:30 Kevin Quain. Every Fri 4pm Hogtown Syncopators. Every Sat 12noon The Sinners Choir; 7pm Justin Bacchus. Every Sun 7pm Tom Reynolds Trio

Mar 1 9:30 Bruce Cassidy’s Hotfoot Orchestra. Mar 2 6:30 Lester McLean Trio; 9:45 Uri Gurvich Quartet. Mar 3 3:30 Swing Shift Big Band; 9:45 Dave Young Quintet. Mar 4 12noon Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30 Club Django; 9:30 Barry Romberg Group. Mar 5 9:30 Christian Overton’s Composers Collective. Mar 6 9:30 Tim Ries Quartet. Mar 7 9:30 Alan Heatherington. Mar 8, 9 & 10 9:45 Harold Mabern with Kirk MacDonald Quartet. Mar 9 6:30 Lester McLean Trio. Mar 10 3:30 Laura Hubert Band. Mar 11 12noon Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30 Red Hot Ramble; 9:30 Marc Van Vugt & Ineka Vandoorn. Mar 12 9:30 Peter Cancura. Mar 13 9:30 Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 14 9:30 Neon Eagle. Mar 15 & 16 9:45 Avi Granite 6 (“Orbit” Vinyl Release). Mar 17 3:30 Jerome Godboo; 9:45 Al Henderson Quintet. Mar 18 12noon Hart House Jazz Ensembles; 3:30 Dr. Nick Blues; 9:30 Kite Trio. Mar 19 9:30 Jon Foster & Collective Order. Mar 20 9:30 Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 21 9:30 Buddy Aquilina. Mar 22 9:30 Paul DeLong’s Bucket of Fish Orchestra. Mar 23 6:30 Lester McLean Trio; 9:45 Jeff King’s Catalysst. Mar 24 3:30 Advocats Big Band; 9:45 Mike Murley Quartet. Mar 25 12noon Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30 Freeway Dixieland; 9:30 Sharon Minemoto Quartet. Mar 26 8:30 John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. Mar 27 9:30 Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 28 9:30 Gord Mowat’s Skeleton Crew. Mar 29 9:30 Hideaki Tokunaga with David Braid Quartet. Mar 30 6:30 Fabio Ragnelli Trio; 9:45 Ahmed Mitchel. Mar 31 3:30 George Lake Big Band; 9:45 Montuno Police

Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The

1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064

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Every Tue 7-10pm Jazz Night. Every Thu 8:30pm Karaoke. Every Fri 9:30pm Blues Jam - house band with weekly featured guest.

Sauce on Danforth

1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376


All shows: No cover.

Every Mon 9pm Funky Mondays. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth Plays Barrel-House Jazz. Every Thursday 8pm An Evening of Music with Steven Koven and Artie Roth. Every Sat 4pm Saturday Matinees.

Mar 3 Ike Cedar & the Daydrinkers. Mar 10 Sam Taylor. Mar 17 Two Beats Off. Mar 24 John Borra & Sam Ferrara. Mar 31 Matt Morgan. Apr 7 The Lesters.


292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137

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3-4 shows daily, various styles, in four different performance spaces. Mostly PWYC.

Every Mon 10pm Open Mic Mondays. Every Tuesday 8pm Annex Ukelele Jam Every Thursday 7:30pm Bluegrass Thursdays Every Sunday 7pm The Rhythmicaturgically Syncopated Social Hour Jazz Jam.

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