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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.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 jump to date
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
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)

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Excelsior JB @ Rex Hotel
Weekly residency. 
Default sextet (depps common):
Syd Calvert/leader/banjo
Toby Hughes/reeds
Al Cox/trumpet
Miro Letko/trombone
John Floyd/keyboards
Glenn Anderson/drums
Chris Daniels/bass
Excelsior Jazz Band
Rex Hotel
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Red Hot Ramble @ The Rex

Resident at The Rex, usually on the 2nd Sunday of each month.
New Orleans roots music.

Red Hot Ramble
The Rex Hotel 

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Lakeridge Dixie Stompers @ Tartan Tavern, Oshawa

Approximately monthly gig.
Traditional jazz in a hot New Orleans style for your dancing and listening pleasure.
Come out and swing your beads at  


The Lakeridge Dixie Stompers
The Tartan Tavern

4:30 PM - 7:30 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 - 8:00 PM Dinny's Allstars @ Queen Victoria's pub
Bi-weekly (usually) residency here. Band style: early jazz standards, American songbook, swing and blues. Personnel vary from gig to gig; sit-ins common. This session: Mardi Gras party. Bring your parasol and beads to join in the fun. Brian Dinsdal... more
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Jambalaya JB @ Sean Patrick's, Getzville, NY

Monthly gig, sponsored by The Queen City Jass Society.
This month: Mardi Gras Party: "Let's play dressup!"

Ray Skalski/leader/trombone

Sean Patrick's