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What's On? calendar

Your time-planner for upcoming classic jazz events around the GTA and a few just beyond: 

  • Known gigs for the month, plus other noteable events further out. 
  •  Click on any gig for more details
  • Additions/deletions/amendments gladly received, please.

Sat. 7/20 4:00 PM Ed Vokurka @ Tartistry

Weekly gig. Jazz violin jam with guests.

Ed Vokurka
Tartistry Coffee House

4:00 PM Red Rhythm @ Communist's Daughter
Weekly residency. Gypsy jazz meets trumpet playing bartender.

Players vary.
Michael Louis Johnson/leader/trumpet/vocal
Roberto Rosenman/guitar
Terry Wilkins/bass
Patrick Gregory/guitar Bob Stevenson clarinet
Red Rhythm
Communist's Daughter
4:30 PM Happy Pals @ Grossman's Resident weekly New Orleans Jazz Party. Default septet (subs common): Patrick Tevlin/leader/trumpet Roberta Tevlin/trombone Chuck Clarke/drums Gabriel Kerekes/reeds Charlie Trainor/piano Ben Lee/banjo Lucas Gadke/bass The Happy Pals Grossman's Tav... more
Sat. 7/20
Sun. 7/21
9:00 PM
1:00 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly. Friday & Saturday evenings.
N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Sat. 7/20
Sun. 7/21
9:10 PM
1:00 AM
TBA JB @ Dovercourt House

Weekly swing dance event, usually to a live band; bands vary.
Dance lessons at 7pm. 

Dovercourt House (Swing Toronto)

Sat. 7/20 9:45 PM Tyler Yerema @ Resevoir Lounge

Tyler Yerema & His Rhythm.
A weekly gig.
Stride piano, swing, boogie-woogie.

Tyler Yerema
The Reservoir Lounge

Sun. 7/21 2:00 PM Morgan Street Stompers @ Broadway Hotel, N. Tonawanda NY

Third Sunday of the month, usually.

The Morgan Street Stompers
The Broadway Hotel, North Tonawanda, NY

4:30 PM New Orleans Connection @ Grossman's Sunday residency at Grossman's Taverrn. The repertoire is a slice of New Orleans classic jazz. Default septet: Chuck Clark/leader/trumpet Toby Hughes/manager/reeds Jack King/banjo Chris Daniels/bass Charlie Trainor/piano Paul Brady/drums (Various)/... more
5:00 PM NO Dinny's Allstars today @ Queen Victoria's

Approximately 2-weekly gig at this location by this band.

The band is taking a summer break; their next gig is sunday August 11, 2019 

Dinny & the All Stars
Queen Victoria's pub

Tue. 7/23 1:30 PM Barons Band @ Baron Byng Legion Weekly residency. Hot swinging jazz you can dance to! Tony Lees/cornet Stan Wong/drums Alexander Maroti/trombone Gail Braith/saxes Paul Hallam/clarinet Robin Hammonds/bass Sally Carroll/banjo Sit-ins common. Info: Paul Hallam 416-444-1956 The B... more
7:00 PM Girls' Night Out @ 120 Diner

Weekly event.

Vocal jam with:
Lisa Particelli/host
Peter Hill/piano
Norman Marshall Villeneuve/drums
Ross MacIntyre/bass

Lisa Particelli
Peter Hill
Chalker's pub

9:00 PM Peter Hill duo @ La Revolución

Every Tuesday.
Peter is joined by a guest horn player.

Peter Hill/piano/arranger.

Wed. 7/24 8:00 PM Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer Tavern

Weekly residency.

Alec Fraser/bass/drum/vocals
Mike Daley/guitar/banjo/vocals

Inter Steer Tavern

8:00 PM Girls' Night Out @ 120 Diner

Weekly event. 

Vocal jam with:
Lisa Particelli/host
Peter Hill/piano
Norman Marshall Villeneuve/drums
Ross MacIntyre/bass

Lisa Particelli
Peter Hill
120 Diner

9:00 PM Jeff Healey's 'My Kinda Jazz' @ Jazz-FM

Weekly rebroadcast of the late Jeff Healey's legendary radio series, featuring early jazz music, from his vast collection of original recordings.

91.1 FM

My Kinda Jazz

Thu. 7/25 5:00 PM Sugar Foot Stomp @ CIUT FM Weekly on Thursday. Live from the CIUT studios at Hart House. Resident host Colin Bray plays early jazz from his excellent collection. 89.5 FM and via the internet (or podcast at any time). 416.946.7000, while the record is playing. Rebroadcasts a... more
6:30 PM Don Burns @ Dick & Jenny's, Grand Island NY

Weekly residency piano with a dose of comedy.


Don Burns
Dick & Jenny's Bake & Brew

Thu. 7/25
Fri. 7/26
9:30 PM
1:00 AM
Reposadists @ Reposado bar

Thursday & Friday evenings. Gypsy - inspired jazz

Roberto Rosenman/guitar
Tim Hamel/trumpet
John Myer/bass
Geoff Halischuck/drums 
Sandy Alexander/vox

Roberto Rosenman
Reposado Bar

Fri. 7/26 4:00 PM Hogtown Syncopators @ The Rex

Weekly residency. Jay Danley/guitar, Drew Jurecka/violin, Terra Hazleton/vocals/percussion, James Thomson/bass, Richard Whiteman/piano. Missing/replaced players common.

Hogtown Syncopators
Rex Hotel
5:30 PM Jazz Generation @ Imperial Pub Weekly residency at this location. Band plays in the 'Backroom', at the rear of the ground floor. Styling: American Songbook; swing, ballads and a little Latin. Think ballroom with improvisation Typically (but line-up may vary) a septet: Malcolm/l... more
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