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What's On?.....events 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. 5/25
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Sun. 5/26
9:00 PM
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1:00 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly. Friday & Saturday evenings.
N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Sat. 5/25
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Sun. 5/26
9:10 PM
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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. 5/25 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. 5/26 2:00 PM Lisa Patricelli Duo @ Morgans

Monthly (last Sunday) jazz jam


Lisa Particelli host/singer
Mark Kieswetter/piano

Lisa Particelli

Morgans On The Danforth

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 Dinny's Allstars @ Queen Victoria's

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

Today's line-up:

Brian Dinsdale/leader/trumpet
John Collin/drums
Gram Whitty/bass
Jamie MacPhereson/banjo
Micky Loran/reeds
Peter Hysen/trombone

Dinny & the All Stars
Queen Victoria's pub

Tue. 5/28 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
9:00 PM Peter Hill duo @ La Revolución

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

Peter Hill/piano/arranger.

Wed. 5/29 8:00 PM Fraser/Daley @ Inter Steer Tavern

Weekly residency.

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

Fraser/Daley
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
Jazz-FM

Thu. 5/30 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. 5/30
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Fri. 5/31
9:30 PM
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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. 5/31 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
7:00 PM Les Petits Nouveaux @ La Revolucion

Gypsy jazz trio.

Tak Arikushi/guitar
Aline Homzy/violin
Andy Mac/guitar
+ (usually) a session guest

Les Petits Nouveaux
La Revolucion


Fri. 5/31
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Sat. 6/1
8:30 PM
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12:30 AM
All Star Bourbon Street Band @ N'Awlins Bar & Dining
Twice-weekly residency. Fridays & Saturday evenings


N'Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining
Fri. 5/31
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Sat. 6/1
9:30 PM
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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

Sat. 6/1 3:30 PM Swing Shift @ The Rex

Approx. monthly gig at this location.
1930s onward big band music.

Swing Shift Big Band
The Rex Hotel

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