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Volume 16 Issue 4 - December 2010

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  • December
  • February
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HamiltonFriday January

HamiltonFriday January 28Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1. Kitchener.McMaster Celebrity Concert SeriesEnsembleCapriceHamiltonSaturday January 29Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSocietyShir Ami TrioWaterlooKitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1.Opera HamiltonPoperaWilfrid Laurier UniversityWLU WindOrchestraWaterlooSunday January 30Niagara Symphony OrchestraAfternoonDelightsSt. CatharinesKitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1.Guelph.Thursday February 03Wilfrid Laurier UniversityMusic at NoonWaterloo Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.DanDeacon’s Electronic BusKitchener..Hamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhat Next? Festival: Basia Bulat with members of the HPOHamiltonFriday February 04Hamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhatNext? Festival: A Musical GalleryHamilton Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.DanDeacon’s Electronic BusHamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhatNext? Festival: Rain ComingHamiltonKitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSocietyWLU Faculty of Music StudentsWaterlooSaturday February 05Kitchener- WaterlooSymphony.Children’s Concert- Carnivalof the Arctic AnimalsGuelph.Hamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhat Next? Festival: Buzz and Hum.HamiltonHamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhat Next? Festival: Switched On.HamiltonSunday February 06Hamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhat Next? Festival: Kiss on Wood.HamiltonHamilton Philharmonic OrchestraWhat Next? Festival: The Attar ProjectHamiltonKitchener-Waterloo Chamber MusicSocietyArkel String TrioWaterlooC. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Season’s Greetings, and apologies for the abbreviated listings in the magthis month. (“Last minute ad buys in other areas” sez the publisher.) Ratherthan our usual practice of listing detailed daily listings, what follows is asummary of “regular gigs” only. Detailed daily listings for December canbe found as usual at and at many of the individualvenue websites listed here. —O.D.AlleycatzEvery Mon Salsa NightEvery TueCarlo BerardinucciBandEvery Wed R&B Open JamEvery Thu Soul, R&B and Reggae; Fridaysand Saturdays Funk, Soul, Reggae, R&B, Top40, Cover without dinner reservations.Dec 2,9,10,23 Dec3,16,17,18,30 Lady Kane. Dec 4,11 Soular.Dec 24 Motza Ball Party. Dec 31 NYE Partywith Ascension.Azure Restaurant and BarEvery Thu, Fri, Sat Dan Bodanis Trio5:30-10:30pmCastro’s LoungeEvery Sun Jeremy Rouse Trio (Jazz/Roots)6-9pm; Every Mon Smokey Folk (Bluegrass/Rockabilly) 9:30pmC’est WhatEvery Fri Hot Five Jazzmakers Chalkers Pub Billiards & BistroEvery WedLisa Particelli’s Girls Night OutVocalist-Friendly Jazz Jam 8-12, PWYC. WeekendShows: Cover: Dec 4 Nancy WalkerQuartet. Dec 11 Dave Young Quartet. Dec 12Norbert Botos Quartet. Dec 17 Lester McLean& Melissa Boyce Band. Dec 18 Vincent Wolfe’s“Weaver of Dreams” CD Release.Chick N’ DeliEvery Mon Big Band Night. Every Sat ClimaxJazz Band. Every Sun Robbie Lane andthe Disciples.China House RestaurantEvery Thursday Dec 2 Tyler Yarema. Dec 9 Kelly JeffersonQuartet. Dec 16 William Carn Quartet. Dec 23Ross Wooldridge Quartet.Communist’s Daughter, TheEvery Sat Gypsy Jazz w Michael Johnson& Red RhythmCorktown, TheEvery Tue Corktown Jazz Jam. Every Wed WillMukuna Jazz Trio.58 thewholenote.comDecember 1, 2010 - February 7, 2011

DeSotosEvery Thurs Open Mic Jazz Jam EverySun Brunch with Double A Jazz and GuestDec 5 Ken Foster. Dec 12 Mike Meusel. Dec19 Kurt Lund.Dominion on QueenEvery Sun Rockabilly Brunch 11am-3pm; Every1 st & 3 rd Sun Jazz Jam with host Robert Scott4-7pm; Every Tue French Gypsy Jazz Jam withhost Wayne Nakamura. EveryThu John T. Davis on B3, 5:30-8pm, No Cover.Dovercourt HouseEvery Sat Saturday Night Swing Dance withLive Bands.Dec 4 Ragweed Jazz Band. Dec 11 Patrick Tevlin& His New Orleans Rhythm. Dec 18 LauraHubert Band.The Emmet RayEvery Monday Dan vs. Dan. Dec 5 Hobson’sChoice. Dec 22 Newer than Used.Gate 403Every Tue Juno-award winning Blues ArtistJulian Fauth.All other acts listed online.Grossman’s TavernEvery Sat The Happy Pals matinee 4-8pm;Every SunNicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam4-9pm, The Nationals with Brian Cober: DoubleSlide Guitar Open Stage Jam 9:30pm-2amEvery Wed EveryThu The Responsibles. Dec 10 Laura HubertBand.Harlem RestaurantEvery Mon Open Jam Night hosted by CarolynTEvery Fri and Sat Jazz/Blues7:30-11:30pmHome Smith Bar see Old Mill, TheHugh’s RoomDec 3 Carlos Del Junco. Dec 6 Sisters Euclid& Kevin Breit. Dec 10,11,13 Dr. Draw. Dec 12The Ault Sisters, Dr. Draw. Dec 14,15 QuartetteChristmas Show. Dec 20,21 “Have a BluesyChristmas”. Dec 27 Don Ross. Dec 31 NYE withChris Whiteley.Joe Mama’sEvery Sun Nathan Hiltz, Bernie Senensky &Sly Juhas.Lula LoungeDec 3 Benny Escalante. Dec 5 Retrocity. Dec7 Florence K. Dec 10 Orquesta Fantasia. Dec11 Sonido Cubano. Dec 16 deVah Quartet. Dec17 Evaristo Machado, Conjunto Lacalu. Dec 18Roberto Linares. Dec 29 Gary Morgan. Dec 31NYE with Lady Son y Articulo Viente.Mezzetta Middle Eastern RestaurantEvery Wed N’Awlins Jazz Bar and DiningEvery Tue Stacie McGregor; Every WedJimHeineman Trio; Every ThuBlues Night withGuest Vocalists; Every Fri/SatAll Star BourbonSt. BandEvery SunTerry Logan.Old Mill, TheOld Mill Dining Room “Thursday NightJazz Club” Dec 2 Freddy Cole. Dec 13 JeremyDavenport. Dec 16 Bill Mays. Home Smith Bar:New Tuesdayevening bandstarts inJanuaryEvery Thursday Solo Piano.EveryFridayEvery SaturdayDec3 Joe Sealy. Dec3,4 Daniela Nardi & Ron Davis. Dec 9 RichardWhiteman. Dec 10 Mary Panacci. Dec 11 MichaelShand. Dec 16 John Sherwood. Dec 17Melissa Stylianou. Dec 18 Nancy Walker. Dec31 New Years Eve: Heather Bambrick & theJohn Sherwood Trio.Pantages Martini Bar and LoungeEvery Mon Curtains Down with host JenniBurke, Mark Camilleri on piano and guest singers;Every Fri Robert Scott; Every SatSoloPiano: Various artists.“SENIOR”BANDIt’s Never Too Late!NoAgeLimitPero LoungeEvery Fri African Vibe 7-11pmEvery Sat Archie Alleyne’s Kollage 8-11pmPilot Tavern, TheDec 4Bob Brough Quartet. Dec 11 Sugar Daddies Sextet.Dec 18 Kollage.QuotesDec 3John MacLeod. Dec 10 Tom Szczesniak. Dec 17Dave Dunlop.Reposado Bar & LoungeEvery Wed Spy vs. Spy vs. Sly Every Thu, FriThe ReposadistsReservoir Lounge, The“Après Work” Series Tuesdays, Wednesdays,Thursdays 7-9pm (see website for full schedule);Late Shows, 9:45pm: Every MonSophia Perlmanand the VipersEvery TueTyler Yaremaand his Rhythm; Every WedBradley and theBouncers; Every ThuTerra Hazelton & Her EasyAnswers. Every FriDeeDee & the Dirty Martinis;Every SatTyler Yarema and his Rhythm.Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, TheEvery Tue Matt NewtonTrio 6:30pm; Every Wed 6:30pm; Every Fri Hogtown Syncopators 4pm,Maisies 6:30pm; Every Sun The Giuffre Project7pm. Special Events: Dec 1,2 Kirk MacDonaldCD Release; Dec 8,9 Boston’s Ben SharoniQuartet; Dec 18,19 NYC’s Mark McLean. Dec31 NYE with Grooveyard.Ten Feet TallSaturday Night Cabaret, 8pmDec 4 June Garber. Dec 11 Whitney RossBarris.Sunday Afternoon Matinee, 3:30-6:30pmDec 5 Norman Marshall Villeneuve. Dec 12Alex Tait.TranzacEvery Mon Open Mic 10pm. Every Fri TheFoolish Things 5pm.Jazz: Dec 12 Lina Allemano 4. Dec 14 Hobson’sChoice. Dec 18 Michael Davidson. Dec21 Al Purdy Project. Dec 24 The Ryan DriveQuartet.BLOORPlay-in-a-Band Programfor People Over 50!. Learn to play a musical instrument from scratch. Dust off that old horn and get back in the game. Rehearsals at L&M Bloor - 935 Bloor Street West. Fees: Fall term 0, Winter/Spring 0Full year 0 (save ). More info: or 416.588.7886Gift Certificates availableBeginner programs start in September and January.Players with at least a little experience can join anytime.December 1, 2010 - February 7, 2011 59

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