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.
Feb 1 Lady Kane. Feb 6 The Garden. Feb 7 Switchbeat. Feb 8 Lady Kane. Feb 13 The Neckties. Feb 14 Blonde Ambition. Feb 15 Von. Feb 20 Sonic Curators. Feb 21 Gyles. Feb 22 Veronica & The Sound. Feb 27 Cheryn Lyn & The Catalysts. Feb 28 Red Velvet. Feb 29 York Jazz Ensemble (matinee), Soular (evening).
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.
Feb 1 5:30pm Oscat Presents: Coffehouse 2.0, 9:30pm Fawkes & Hownd w/ Andrew Machum. Feb 3 8pm Emile D’Eon. Feb 8 9:30pm James Hill Presents: Local Talent. Feb 9 3pm The Henrys. Feb 14 6:30pm Naomi Froese: A Sad Valentine’s Show, 9:30pm Danielle Knibbe and Major Love. Feb 16 6:30pm Nathan Smith. Feb 18 6:30pm Prude. Feb 20 8pm Zachary Lucky w/ Melanie Brulée. Feb 23 8pm Dark Day Monday. Feb 28 6:30pm Les Fils du Facteur, 9:30pm Delta Will and Year of Glad. Feb 29 8pm Jacob Moon.
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.
Feb 1 3pm The Vic Lawrence Seven. Feb 7 9pm Felix’s Belt. Feb 8 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers, 9pm Julia Tynes Band. Feb 14 9pm Fool Hearts Valentine’s Special. Feb 15 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers. Feb 21 9pm Bluenatics. Feb 22 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers, 9pm Leaving Esmerelda w/ Glamatron. Feb 27 9pm The Hiltz Family Singers. Feb 28 9pm An Evening of JSG/Grateful Dead w/ The Mark T Band. Feb 29 3pm The Boxcar Boys.
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.
Feb 4 8pm Finger Style Guitar Association. Feb 5 8pm BTBs Trio. Feb 7 8pm Steve Koven Trio. Feb 14 8:30pm Jazz of the Americas. Feb 16 6:30pm + 8pm Dunstan Morey Quartet. Feb 18 8pm Finger Style Guitar Association. Feb 19 8pm The BTBs. Feb 21 8pm Marty Harrison Jazz Quintet. Feb 28 9pm Hirut Hoot Comedy Night.
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.
Feb 1 Dan Bern. Feb 2 Sonia Johnson. Feb 3 7:30pm Downbeat: A Launch Concert for Garner Theatre Productions. Feb 4 Jenie Thai and Jack Semple. Feb 5 Trumpet Rhapsody: Luca Seccafieno and Fabrizio Viti. Feb 6 Let It B3 – JV’s Boogaloo Squad Does The Beatles. Feb 7 8pm Russell Malone. Feb 9 J.P. Cormier. Feb 12 Ian Maksin and Zaria Band. Feb 13 Red Zeppelin. Feb 14 Craig Cardiff. Feb 15 1pm Craig Cardiff, 8:30pm Alfie Zappacosta. Feb 19 Tom Allen. Feb 20 David Essig. Feb 21 Western Swing Authority. Feb 22 Glendale One. Feb 23 Jim Beard and Jon Herington. Feb 24 The Sweetest Noise: A Birthday Celebration of Justin Haynes. Feb 26 7:30pm Blues Party Tonight w/ Danny Marks. Feb 29 Miss Emily.
Jazz Bistro, The
251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299
jazzbistro.ca (full schedule)
Feb 1 9pm Jeremy Ledbetter Trio feat. Eliana Cuevas and Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo. Feb 2 7pm The Mildly Amusing Songs of Eli Pasic. Feb 4 8pm Debi Botos. Feb 5 8pm David Rubel’s 251 Jam Session. Feb 6 8pm Carl Bray Trio. Feb 7 9pm Bernie Senensky Trio feat. Eric Alexander. Feb 8 9pm Bernie Senensky Trio feat. Eric Alexander. Feb 9 6pm Jazz Bistro $5 Oscar Party. Feb 12 8pm David Rubel’s 251 Jam Session. Feb 14 9pm Valentine’s Day w/ June Garber and Stu Mac. Feb 15 9pm June Garber and Stu Mac. Feb 16 7pm Kevin Morris. Feb 20 8:30pm Colin Hunter and The Anthony Terpstra Seventet. Feb 21 9pm Colin Hunter with The Joe Sealy Quartet. Feb 22 9pm Colin Hunter with The Joe Sealy Quartet. Feb 23 7pm Adi Braun. Feb 27 9pm The Stefan Bauer Quintet. Feb 28 9pm The Stefan Bauer Quintet. Feb 29 9pm The Stefan Bauer Quintet.
Jazz Room, The
Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565
kwjazzroom.com (full schedule)
Attendees must be 19+. Cover charge varies (generally $12-$25)
Feb 1 8:30pm Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet. Feb 6 8pm Bernie Senensky Trio feat. Eric Alexander. Feb 7 8:30pm Tim Moher Octet. Feb 8 3pm Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam, 8:30pm Kevin Breit and The Sisters Euclid. Feb 14 8:30pm Joni Nehrita. Feb 15 8:30pm Remy Le Boeuf Group. Feb 21 8:30pm New Vibes. Feb 22 8:30pm Patrick Boyle Group.
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.
Feb 2 12pm Lula’s Drag Brunch Extravaganza, 4:30pm TDot Batu Fundraiser. Feb 6 6pm One-Stop Jazz Safari. Feb 9 5pm Songs from the Heart. Feb 13 6:30pm The Tiki Collective. Feb 16 7pm The Salida Project. Feb 20 7pm STORRY. Feb 25 Red Hot Ramble. Feb 27 6:30pm Shuffle Demons CD Release Party.
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)
12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833
themonarchtavern.com (full schedule)
Feb 4 8pm Belleville-Ville. Feb 10 7:30pm Martin Loomer & His Orange Devils Orchestra. Feb 11 8pm Belleville-Ville. Feb 23 8pm The Shivas. Feb 29 8pm The Mattson 2.
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.
Feb 12 Paper Moon (Zoey Adams & Tony Quarrington).
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.
Feb 1 William Carn & Tara Davidson Quartet. Feb 4 Gene DiNovi. Feb 5 John Sherwood. Feb 6 Lenny Solomon. Feb 7 Canadian Jazz Quartet w/ Danny McErlain. Feb 8 Brian Blain’s Blues Campfire Jam. Feb 12 Alana Bridgewater. Feb 13 Sophia Perlman & Adrean Farrugia’s Thursday Night Jazz Party. Feb 14 Wendy Lands Quartet. Feb 15 Terry Clarke. Feb 19 Russ Little Quartet. Feb 20 Kathleen Gorman Quartet. Feb 21 Reg Schwager & Don Thompson Duo. Feb 22 Chris Gale Quartet. Feb 26 John MacMurchy. Feb 28 Lily Frost Quartet. Feb 29 Tina Turner Tribute.
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.
Feb 1 Jim Gelcer Quintet. Feb 8 Ewen Farncombe Quartet. Feb 15 Gord Sheard and Sinal Aberto. Feb 22 Richard Underhill Quartet. Feb 29 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.
Feb 1 12pm Adam & Adam’s Remnants, 3:30pm Swing Shift Big Band, 7pm Neon Eagle, 9:45pm Dave Young Quintet. Feb 2 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Club Django, 7pm Patrick Smith Quintet, 9:30pm Bela Racz Quintet w/ Deborah Botos. Feb 3 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles, 9:30pm Terry Promane’s U of T 12tet. Feb 4 6:30pm Marie Goudy / Jocelyn Barth Quintet, 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 5 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Quartet, 9:30pm Vaughan Misener Trio. Feb 6 6:30pm Victor Bateman Trio, 9:45pm Mike Murley Saxtet. Feb 7 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm Mike Murley Saxtet. Feb 8 12pm Adam & Adam’s Remnants, 3:30pm Laura Hubert Band, 7pm Triple Bari Ensemble, 9:45pm Andy Ballantyne. Feb 9 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble, 7pm Patrick Smith Quintet, 9:30pm Harrison2. Feb 10 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles, 9:30pm Bill Todd Quartet. Feb 11 6:30pm Marie Goudy / Jocelyn Barth Quintet, 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 12 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Quartet, 9:30pm Hannah Barstow Trio. Feb 13 6:30pm Victor Bateman Trio, 9:30pm Remi-Jean LeBlanc. Feb 14 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:30pm Alex Dean Quintet. Feb 15 12pm Adam & Adam’s Remnants. 3:30pm Big City Big Band, 7pm Neon Eagle, 9:45pm Marito Marques. Feb 16 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Dr. Nick &The Rollercoasters, 7pm Patrick Smith Quintet, 9:30pm Jesse Malone Quintet. Feb 17 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles, 9:30pm Christian Overton’s Composers Collective. Feb 18 6:30pm Marie Goudy / Jocelyn Barth Quintet, 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 19 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Quartet, 9:30pm Aimee Claxton’s Joni Mitchell Tribute. Feb 20 6:30pm JV’s Boogaloo Squad, 9:45pm JabFung w/ George Garzone. Feb 21 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm JabFung w/ George Garzone. Feb 22 12pm Adam & Adam’s Remnants, 3:30pm Paul Reddick, 7pm Neon Eagle, 10pm Soul Stew. Feb 23 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, 3:30pm Doghouse Orchestra, 7pm Patrick Smith Quintet, 9:30pm Barry Romberg Group. Feb 24 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles, 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. Feb 25 6:30pm Marie Goudy / Jocelyn Barth Quintet, 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 26 6:30pm Trevor Giancola Quartet, 9:30pm Mark Godfrey Quintet CD Release. Feb 27 6:30pm JV’s Boogaloo Squad, 9:30pm Mark Godfrey Quintet CD Release. Feb 28 4pm Hogtown Syncopators, 6:30pm Jenna Marie R&B, 9:45pm Way North. Feb 29 12pm Adam & Adam’s Remnants, 3:30pm Chris Hunt Tenet + 2, 7pm Neon Eagle, 9:45pm Dave Turner.
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)
292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137
tranzac.org (full schedule)
3-4 shows daily, various styles, in three different performance spaces. Mostly PWYC.