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Volume 23 Issue 7 - April 2018

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In this issue: we talk with jazz pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo about growing up in Toronto, building a musical career, and being adaptive to change; pianist Eve Egoyan prepares for her upcoming Luminato project and for the next stage in her long-term collaborative relationship with Spanish-German composer Maria de Alvear; jazz violinist Aline Homzy, halfway through preparing for a concert featuring standout women bandleaders, talks about social equity in the world of improvised music; and the local choral community celebrates the life and work of choral conductor Elmer Iseler, 20 years after his passing.

Claire de Sévigné,

Claire de Sévigné, soprano; Jocelyn Fralick, soprano; Isaiah Bell, tenor; Vartan Gabriellan, bass; and others. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 1-855-515-0722 or 905-688-0722. ; (sr); (under 30); (st); (child); (eyeGo). 6:30pm: pre-concert chat. ●●7:30: Barrie Concerts. Stage & Screen. Highlights from The Sound of Music, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Porgy and Bess, West Side Story; and others. Younggun Kim, piano; Toronto Concert Orchestra; Kerry Stratton, conductor. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705- 726-1181. . ●●7:30: Isabel Bader Centre for the B. Concerts Beyond the GTA Performing Arts. The Beauty of Bach. Works by Bach and Scarlatti. Angela Hewitt, piano. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. - ; -(st). ●●7:30: King Edward Choir. Time Travel. Works by des Prez, di Lasso and Morley; Schumann: Die alte gute Zeit; Barber: To Be Sung on the Water; and other works. Daniel Cabena, countertenor; Oliver Balaburski, conductor. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-431-0343. ; (st). Also 2:00. ●●7:30: Peterborough Singers. Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Melody Thomas, soprano; Marjorie Maltais, mezzo-soprano; Adam Bishop, tenor; Alexander Dobson, baritone; Ian C. Music Theatre Sadler, organ; Sydney Birrell, conductor. Emmanuel (George St.) United Church, 534 George St. N., Peterborough. 705-745- 1820. ; (under 30); (st). ●●7:30: Serenata Choir. Spring Fever. Gary Heard, conductor. St. Paul’s United Church (Midland), 308 King St., Midland. 705-526- 6800. ; (st). ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. The Great Human Odyssey in Concert. Darren Fung, composer and conductor; Dr. Niobe Thompson, filmmaker and narrator; Rockway Mennonite Collegiate Choir. Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener. 519-745- 4711 or 1-888-745-4717. -. Also May 4. Sunday May 6 ●●2:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Playtime! Stevenson: Compose Yourself; Leopold Mozart: Toy Symphony. Bradley Thachuk, conductor. Cairns Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722 or 1-855-515- 0722. ; (sr); (30 and under); (st/ arts/child); (eyeGO). Also May 5. Monday May 7 ● ● 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Mozart & Bruckner. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.12 in A, K414; Bruckner: Symphony No.8 in c (ed. Hawkshaw) (Canadian premiere). Leon Fleisher, piano; Peter Oundjian, conductor. National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St., Ottawa. 613- 947-7000. .75–8.00. Also May 2(8pm), 3(2pm), 6(2:30pm, Montréal). These music theatre listings contain a wide range of music theatre types including opera, operetta, musicals and other performance genres where music and drama combine. Listings in this section are sorted alphabetically by presenter. ●●Alexander Showcase Theatre. The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, based on the novel. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-324-1259. -. Opens Apr 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 14. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Brampton Music Theatre. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/ st). Opens Mar 29, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 7. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Canadian Opera Company. The Nightingale and Other Short fables. Music by Igor Stravinsky (arr. LePage). Jane Archibald, soprano (The Nightingale). Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416- 363-8231. -5. Opens Apr 13, 7:30pm. Runs to May 19. Days and times vary. Visit coc. ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Anna Bolena. Music by Gaetano Donizetti, libretto by Felice Romani. Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano (Anna Bolena); Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Henry VIII). Stephen Lawless, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Opens Apr 28, 4:30pm. Runs to May 26. Days and times vary. Visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Stage/Tapestry Opera. The Overcoat: An Opera. Music by James Rolfe, libretto by Morris Panych. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-368-3110. and up. Opens Mar 27, 8pm. Runs to Apr 14.Tues/ Wed/Thurs/Sat(8pm), Fri(7pm), Sun(1pm). ●●Canadian Stage. Picnic in the Cemetery. Created by Njo Kong Kie. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. -. Opens Apr 26, 8pm. Runs to May 6. Tues/ Wed/Thurs/Sat(8pm), Fri(7pm), Sun(1pm). ●●Castle Frank House of Melody. Ga-Ga for Gounod. Songs, duets and arias by Gounod and his contemporaries. St. Andrew’s United Church (Bloor St.), 117 Bloor St E. 416-966- 2685. /20(adv). Apr 7, 7:30pm. ●●Chorus Niagara. Amadeus. Mozart: Mass in c; excerpts from Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, Così fan tutte and The Magic Flute. Niagara Symphony Orchestra. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 1-855-515-0722. ; (sr); (under 30); (st); (child); (eyeGo). 6:30pm: pre-concert chat. May 5, 7pm. ●●Curtain Call Players. Sister Act. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane, based on the film. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-703- 6181. . Opens May 4, 8pm. Runs to May 12. Thurs-Sat(8pm). Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Drayton Entertainment. Hairspray. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Mar 14, 2pm. Runs to Apr 8. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. The Drowsy Chaperone. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin. St. Jacob’s Schoolhouse Theatre, 11 Albert St. W., St. Jacob’s. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Mar 28, 2pm. Runs to Apr 15. Tues-Thurs/Sat/ Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. The Schoolyard Carmen. Shoestring Opera. 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533- 2424. ; (st). Recommended for Grades 1-6. Apr 22, 2:30pm. ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Cabaret. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Feb 16, 7:30pm. Runs to May 6. Fri/ Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(4pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Mar 3, 7:30pm. Runs to May 13. Fri/ Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm/4pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Mar 9, 7:30pm. Runs to May 20. Fri/ Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm, 4pm). ●●Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416- 872-1212. and up. Opens Feb 13, 8pm. Runs to Oct 21. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. An American In Paris. Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, book by Craig Lucas, adapted by Christopher Wheeldon. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W. 416-872-1212. -5. Opens Mar 27, 8pm. Runs to Apr 29. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm), Wed(1:30pm). ●●Mirvish. Annie. Music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. -0. Opens Apr 24, 7:30pm. Runs to May 27. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Mirvish/Musical Stage Co. Fun Home. Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics and book by Lisa Kron, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel. CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416- 872-1212. -. Opens Apr 13, 8pm. Runs to May 6. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Music Theatre Mississauga. Encore Series Gala. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-615-4720. . Apr 28, 7pm. ●●Musical Theatre Productions. The Light in the Piazza. Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, book by Craig Lucas. McManus Stage at the Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St, London. 519-672-8800. . Opens Apr 20, 8pm. Runs to Apr 29. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●North York Concert Orchestra. Hansel and Gretel. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck. Guests: Vox Youth Choir; Gwenna Fairchild- Taylor, narrator. Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Ave. 416-628-9195. -. Apr 8, 3pm. ●●Opera Atelier. The Return of Ulysses. Music by Claudio Monteverdi. Marshall Pynkoski, stage director; Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, choreographer; Artists of Atelier Ballet; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; David Fallis, conductor. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 1-855-622-2787. -7. Opens Apr 19, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 28. Days and times vary. Visit operaatelier.com for details. ●●Opera by Request. Handel’s Orlando, In Concert. William Shookhoff, music director and piano. College St. United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Apr 7, 7pm. ●●Opera by Request. Lohengrin. Music and libretto by Richard Wagner. In concert with piano accompaniment. William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Apr 13, 7pm. ●●Opera by Request. Don Pasquale. Music by Gaetano Donizetti, libretto by Giovanni Ruffini. In concert with piano accompaniment. Claire Harris, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416- 455-2365. . Apr 21. 7:30pm. ●●Opera by Request. Madama Butterfly Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. In concert with piano accompaniment. William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . Apr 27. 7:30pm. ●●Orchestra Toronto/Essential Opera. A Night at the Opera. Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (in concert). George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0545. ; (sr); (under 29). 2:15pm: pre-concert chat. Apr 22, 3pm. ●●Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. Handel’s Heroines. Opera arias by Handel for soprano; and other works. St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 361 Danforth Ave. 647-779-5696. /(adv); (st). May 6, 2pm. ●●Royal City Musical Productions. Spamalot. Music by John Du Prez, Eric Idle, Neil Innes, lyrics and book by Eric Idle. River Run Centre Main Stage, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph. 519-763- 3000. . Opens Apr 26, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 29. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Scarborough Music Theatre. Crazy for You. Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, book by Ken Ludwig. Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267-9292. ; (sr/st). Opens May 3, 8:00pm. Runs to May 19. Wed-Sat(8:00pm), Sun(2:00pm). Note: May 19 show at 2:00pm. ●●Shaw Festival. Grand Hotel. Music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, book by Luther Davis. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1-800-511-7429. and up. Previews begin May 3, 2pm. Runs to October 14. Days and times vary. Visit shawfest.com for details. ●●Soulpepper Concert Series. A Moveable Feast: Paris in the ‘20s. Mike Ross, music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. -. Opens Mar 30, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 10. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details. ●●Stratford Festival. The Music Man. Music, lyrics and book by Meredith Willson. Donna Feore, director and choreographer. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St, Stratford. 1-800- 567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 17, 2pm. Runs to Nov 3. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●Stratford Festival. The Rocky Horror 60 | April 1 – May 7, 2018 thewholenote.com

Show. Music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien. Donna Feore, director and choreographer. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 27, 8pm. Runs to Oct 31. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●St. Anne’s Anglican Church. Jesus Christ Superstar (in concert). Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 416- 536-3160. ; (sr/st); Free(ch). Apr 15, 3:30pm. ●●Theatre Aquarius. Million Dollar Quartet. Features music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St, Hamilton. 905-522-7529. and up. Opens Apr 18, 8pm. Runs to May 12. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). ●●Theatre Sheridan. Crazy for You. Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, book by Ken Ludwig. Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905-815-4049. . Opens Apr 10, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 22. Tues-Thur(7:30pm), Fri-Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). Note: no show Apr 15. ●●Theatre Sheridan. If/Then. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey. Studio Theatre, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905-815-4049. . Opens Apr 12, 7:30pm. Runs to Dec 9. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2:00pm). Note: no show Apr 15. ●●Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Curtains. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Rupert Holmes. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts Theatre, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416-222-8282 x2787. ( at door). Opens Apr 13, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 21. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm). ●●Toronto Masque Theatre Salon Series. The Means of Grace: Seven Monologues on Music. Featuring Larry Beckwith and special musical guests. Atrium, 21 Shaftesbury Ave. 416-410-4561. . Apr 23, 7:30pm. ●●Toronto Operetta Theatre. The Beautiful Helen. Music by Jacques Offenbach, libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. Beste Kalender, mezzo; Adam Fisher, tenor; Stuart Graham, baritone. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-922-2912. - . Opens Apr 27, 8pm. Runs to Apr 29. Fri/ Sat(8pm), Sun(3pm). ●●Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Bernstein’s Candide (1993 concert version). Bramwell Tovey, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .75–8.00. Apr 26&28, 8pm. ●●University of Toronto Faculty of Music. From the 19th Century. Works by Donizetti, Delibes, Verdi, Wagner and others. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. ; (st). Apr 3, 5pm. ●●Vera Causa Opera. The Italian Girl in Algiers. Music by Gioachino Rossini, libretto by Angelo Anelli. Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St., Cambridge. 519- 740-4681 x4376. . Apr 6, 7pm. Also Apr 7 D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) (Waterloo). ●●Vera Causa Opera. The Italian Girl in Algiers. Music by Gioachino Rossini, libretto by Angelo Anelli. Knox Presbyterian Church (Waterloo), 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-4150. . Apr 7, 7pm. Also Apr 6 (Cambridge). ●●Wavestage Theatre. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Newmarket Theatre, 505 Pickering Cres., Newmarket. wavestagetheatre.com. ; (sr/st). Opens Apr 19, 7:30pm. Runs to Apr 22. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(1pm). ●●Windsor Light Music Theatre. Singin in the Rain. Music by Nacio Herb Brown, lyrics by Arthur Freed, book by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. St. Clair College Centre for the Arts: Chrysler Theatre, 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor. 519-974-6593. ; (sr/ st); (ch). Opens May 4, 8:00pm. Runs to May 13. Fri/Sat(8:00pm), Sun(2:00pm). As we work towards listing club events with our main listings in an integrated searchable format, some listings here are less complete than they were previously. Please visit the website addresses provided for specific venues or use the phone number provided for more detailed information. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience. 120 Diner 120 Church St. 416-792-7725 120diner.com (full schedule) All shows: PWYC (- suggested) Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 alleycatz.ca All shows: 9pm unless otherwise indicated. Call for cover charge info. Every Mon 8:30pm Salsa Night with DJ Romantico with free lessons. Every Tue Bachata Night with DJ FR Bischun with free lessons. Every Wed 7pm Midtown Blues Jam hosted by Andrew “Voodoo” Walters. Every Thurs 7:30pm Claudia Lopez Jazz Duo. Apr 5 Stepping Out with Tasha Blues Jazz Soul. Apr 6 Red Velvet. Apr 7, 28, May 5 Lady Kane. Apr 12 Country Hoe Down w/Tasha w/lessons. Apr 13 Gyles Band. Apr 14 & 21 Soular. Apr 19 Blues. Apr 20 Sound Parade. Apr 26 Feelin Da Heat w/ Ammoye Reggae R&B. Apr 27 North of 7 Band. May 4 All Request Band. Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512 artword.net (full schedule) All shows at 8pm unless otherwise noted. The Blue Goose Tavern 1 Blue Goose St. 416-255-2442 thebluegoosetavern.com (full schedule) Every Sun 4pm Blues at The Goose. Big Groove featuring Downchild`s Mike Fitzpatrick & Gary Kendall with Special Guests: Apr 1 Jerome Godboo & Eric Schenkman, Apr 8 Matt Allen & Larry Bodner. Apr 15 Maria Aurigema & Michael Fonfara. Apr 22 Harpdog Brown & Jordie Edmunds. Apr 29 Terry Gillespie & Jesse Whiteley. Bloom 2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315 bloomrestaurant.com All shows: 19+. Call for reservations. Apr 10 The Willows Trio. Apr 26 Louis Simao Trio. Burdock 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033 burdockto.com (full schedule) Apr 2 Town House w/ New You. Apr 3 Slow Leaves. Apr 4 Confabulation presents: Eye of the Storm; Motherhood, Baby Cages & Slurry. Apr 5 Bazarian & Dillon Baldassero. Apr 6 Les Petits Nouveaux. Apr 7 Annie Sumi. Apr 8 Tullstars w/ Joëlle. Apr 9 Side Hustle. Apr 10 Tavis Weir w/ Lucas Penner. Apr 11 Trace Mountains, Rachael Cardiello & LUKA. Apr 12 Violin and Voice / Cassie Norton + Olio&I; Ellen Doty. Apr 14 Irish Mythen. Apr 15 Jom Comyn & Rich Burnett; Emily Burgess w/ Ryan “Rico” Brown & Marcus Browne. Apr 16-17 David Hamilton’s Solar System Social Fest / Monday Early & Late Shows. Apr 18 Charming Disaster w/ Sarah Greene. Apr 20 The LYNNeS; Brooklyn Doran, Dana Sipos & Hello Delaware (duo). Apr 22 Raine Hamilton w/ Piper Hayes. Apr 24 Shawn James. Apr 25. Aestrid, Paper Ladies & Leonids. Apr 26 Ava Wild and Brodie Moniker. Apr 27 Togetherness! Apr 28 Mike Evin with special guest Jennifer Foster. Apr 29 Mindful Audacity. Apr 29 The Koopa Troop Presents: The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time. Apr 30 The Story Collider. May 1 Tyler Sweet. May 2 Creature Speak, Wired To The Sky & Anna Mernieks (Beams). May 3 Major Love. May 3 BLESS YOUR PURPLE HEART. May 6 Dan McKinnon. May 7 Adam Wendler. Cameron House 408 Queen St. W. 416-703-0811 thecameron.com Castro’s Lounge 2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272 castroslounge.com (full schedule) All shows: No cover/PWYC C’est What 67 Front St. E. (416) 867-9499 cestwhat.com (full schedule) All concerts are PWYC unless otherwise noted. Apr 7 & May 5 3pm Thelonious Hank. Apr 8 7pm Chris & Nicole 19+. Apr 12 10pm Ambre Mclean. Apr 13 10pm Metronome Chomsky 19+. Apr 14 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers; 9pm Bring Your Own Vinyl Party Free 19+. Apr 15 5pm Pop Goes the World: James Clark Institute, The Beat Club 19+. Apr 21 3pm The Boxcar Boys 19+; 9pm Jamie Reaume & Charlie McKittrick split EP release 19+. Apr 22 7pm Danny Webster / Hugh Wilson 19+. Apr 28 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers. Apr 29 7pm Owen Davies and Zoubi Arros 19+. May 4 10pm Surefire Sweat Suggested contribution 19+. Emmet Ray, The 924 College St. 416-792-4497 theemmetray.com (full schedule) All shows: No cover/PWYC Every Fri 10:00 DJ What chu Want Playing What You Like Weekly Themes. Apr 4 9pm Peter Boyd: Cruel & Unusual. Apr 5 & May 3 9pm John-Wayne Swingtet. Apr 7 & May 5 10pm DJ Sawtay: Hip Hop, Soul, & Classics. Apr 12 9pm Bossa Tres. Apr 14 10pm DJ Cruz Controlla: Soul, Hip Hop, & Classics. Apr 19 9pm Vokurka’s Vicarious Virtuoso Violin. Apr 21 10pm DJ: Soul, Hip Hop, & Classics. Apr 25 9pm Peter Boyd & Noah Zacharin. Apr 28 10pm DJ: Soul, Hip Hop, & Classics. Apr 29 8:30pm Steve D’angelo. Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930 gate403.com (full schedule) All shows: PWYC. Every Wed 5pm Passport Trio with Kurt Nielsen; 9pm Blues Night with The Gatekeepers. Every Sat 5pm Bill Heffernan’s Saturday Sessions (Roots Music). Apr 3 5pm Celtic & Croon; 9pm Maria Ryan Solo. Apr 5 5pm Howard Willet & Alan Cohen. Apr 6 5pm Roberta Hunt Trio; 9pm Melissa Joyce Jazz & Blues. Apr 7 9pm The Tin Pan Jazz Band. Apr 8 5pm Fifth Element; 9pm Boogaloo Banzai. Apr 9 5pm Chelsea McBride Jazz Trio. Apr 10 5pm Bruce Chapman Blues Trio; 9pm Robert Lee Trio. Apr 12 5pm Nick Arsenau Jazz Trio. Apr 13 5pm Sam Broverman & Friends. Apr 16 5pm Mike and Jill Daley Jazz Trio. Grossman’s Tavern 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 4pm New Orleans Connection All Star Band; 10pm Sunday Jam with Bill Hedefine. Every Wed 10pm Action Sound Band w/ Leo Valvassori. Apr 1 4:30pm New Orleans Connection All Star Band. Apr 5 10pm Mike Sedgewick Jam. Apr 6 6pm Hold the Bus; 10pm Combo Royale. Apr 7 4:30pm The Happy Pals; 10pm Pearl Motel. Apr 9 9:30pm No Band Required - Jam Night. Hirut Cafe and Restaurant 2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560 Every Sun Eucalyptus Ethio-Jazz Ensemble Residency (call for details). Apr 3 & 17 8pm Finger Style Guitar Association PWYC. Apr 5 8pm Franklin Ave Jazz Swingtet PWYC. Apr 13 8:30pm E=Jazz and Latin Jazz w/ Don Naduriak. Apr 26 8pm The Daniel Barnes Low Stress Trio. PWYC/Suggested . Apr 27 9pm Hirut Hoot 6th Anniversary Cabaret Show. . Apr 30 8pm The Tequila Mockingbirds Community Singalong. Free. Home Smith Bar – See Old Mill, The Hugh’s Room 2261 Dundas St. W 416 533 5483 hughsroom.com All shows at 8:30pm unless otherwise noted. Apr 4 Suzie Vinnick (CD Release) /(adv). Apr 5 Tamar Ilana & Ventanas + Quique Escamilla /(adv). Apr 8 Tom Rush /(adv). Apr 12 James Keelaghan /(adv). Apr 14 Laura Smith /(adv). Apr 15 Martin Taylor /(adv). Apr 18 Dave Gunning and J. P. Cormier /(adv). Apr 19 Little thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2018 | 61

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