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Volume 24 Issue 8 - May 2019

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  • Theatre
  • Symphony
  • Concerts
  • Singers
  • Arts
  • Jazz
  • Choral
  • Musical
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What a range of stuff! A profile of Liz Upchurch, the COC ensemble studio's vocal mentor extraordinaire; a backgrounder on win-win faith/arts centre partnerships and ways of exploring the possibilities; an interview with St. Petersburg-based Eifman Ballet's Boris Eifman; Ana Sokolovic's violin concert Evta finally coming to town; a Love Letter to YouTube, and much more. Plus our 17th annual Canary Pages Choral directory if all you want to do is sing! sing! sing!

B. Concerts Beyond the

B. Concerts Beyond the GTA C. Music Theatre under 10). ●●3:30: Kokoro Singers. Eclectic - Ah! Scarlatti: Exsultate Deo; K. A. Arnesen: Flight Song; A. Edenroth: Bumble Bee. Brenda Uchimaru, conductor. St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, 11 Wilson St. W., Ancaster. 905-630-0748. ; (sr/st); free(under 13). Tickets at the door, cash only. Also Jun 1(eve, Kitchener). ●●7:00: Opera by Request. Der fliegende Holländer. Music and libretto by Wagner. Peter Bass, baritone (The Dutchman); Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano (Senta); Steven Henrikson, baritone (Daland); Rob Martin, tenor (Erik); and others; William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. St. Matthew’s United Church (Belleville), 25 Holloway St., Belleville. 416- 455-2365. . ●●8:00: Orchestra Breva. Eroica: A Sesquicentennial Tribute to Laura Secord. Beethoven: Eroica Symphony; Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide Overture; Newly commissioned works. Melanie Paul Tanovich, conductor. St. Anne’s Parish, 12233 Tecumseh Rd. E., Tecumseh. 519-980-1113. /(adv); (sr)/(adv); (st)/(adv); (child)/(adv); free(veterans). Also May 25(Assumption Hall, Windsor). Wednesday May 29 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. In Concert. Haydn: Variations in f; Debussy: Pour le piano; Beethoven: Diabelli Variations in c; Piano Sonata Op.110; Liszt: Tarantella. Antian Jiang, piano. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519- 886-1673. ; (st). Saturday June 1 ●●2:00: Westben. From the Top! 20th Anniversary Celebration. Excerpts from The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, The Selfish Giant, Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat, and other works. Donna Bennett, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Kim Dafoe, mezzo; Gabrielle Prata, mezzo; Mark DuBois, tenor; and others; Westben Choruses & Alumni. The Barn, 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford. 705-653-5508. . Also Jun 2. ●●7:30: Barrie Concert Band. 150 Years - Let’s Celebrate! Pauze: New work; and other works. Mark Tetrault, tuba; Peter Volsey, music director; and former conductors of the Barrie Concert Band. Collier Street United Church, 112 Collier St., Barrie. 705-252-3484. ; (st); free(5 and under). ●●7:30: Cellar Singers. The Road Less Travelled. Works by R. Murray Schafer, Derek Heleay and Harry Somers. St. James Anglican Church (Orillia), 58 Peter St. N., Orillia. thecellarsingers.com. ; (st). ●●7:30: Kokoro Singers. Eclectic - Ah! Scarlatti: Exsultate Deo; K. A. Arnesen: Flight Song; A. Edenroth: Bumble Bee. Brenda Uchimaru, conductor. Rockway Mennonite Church, Search listings by genre online at thewholenote.com/just-ask 47 Onward Ave., Kitchener. 905-630-0748. ; (sr/st); free(under 13). Tickets at the door, cash only. Also May 26(mat, Ancaster). Sunday June 2 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts. Works by Turina, Rodrigo, Albéniz, Tarrega, Scarlatti and others. Adam Cicchillitti, guitar. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill donations. ●●2:00: SweetWater Music Festival. Next Wave Showcase. Aspiring, emerging musicians. Historic Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith. 519-477-1403. By donation ( suggested). ●●2:00: Westben. From the Top! 20th Anniversary Celebration. Excerpts from The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, The Selfish Giant, Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat, and other works. Donna Bennett, soprano; Virginia Hatfield, soprano; Kim Dafoe, mezzo; Gabrielle Prata, mezzo; Mark DuBois, tenor; and others; Westben Choruses & Alumni. The Barn, 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford. 705-653-5508. . Also Jun 1. ●●3:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Community Orchestra. Youth Concerto Concert. Mendelssohn: Wedding March; Ravel: Menuet from Le tombeau de Couperin; Bizet: Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No.2; Sibelius: Valse triste; Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain. Knox Presbyterian Church (Waterloo), 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. kwcommunityorchestra@gmail.com. ; (univ or college st); free(high school st or younger). ●●3:00: Rosewood Consort. Love, Loss, and Passion: A Musical Tour of Renaissance Europe. Works by des Prez, Willaert, Susato, Palestrina and others. David Federman, conductor. Grace Lutheran Church (Hamilton), 1107 Main St. W., Hamilton. 905-648-5607. By donation at the door. Wednesday June 5 ●●12:00 noon: Midday Music with Shigeru. Vocal Recital. Works by Mozart, Korngold, Schubert, Wagner, Liszt, and Choi. Clarence Frazer, baritone; Julie Choi, piano. Hiway Pentecostal Church, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. ; free(st). Thursday June 6 ●●12:15: St. George’s Cathedral. Summer Concerts. Works by Bach, Bertino and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. SHHH!! Ensemble (Zac Pulak, percussion; Edana Higham, piano). St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617. Freewill donations. Friday June 7 ●●8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. QuartetFest I. Schubert: Winterreise (arr. for string quartet and voice); and other works. Daniel Lichti, baritone. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, 75 University Ave., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (st). ●●8:00: St. George’s Cathedral. June Choirs Festival: Opening Choral Concert. Libertas Male Choir; Groot Mannenkoor Nederland. St. George’s Cathedral (Kingston), 270 King St. E., Kingston. 613-548-4617 or stgeorgescathedral.ca. . 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. ●●Belleville Theatre Guild. The Last Five Years. Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Pinnacle Playhouse Theatre, 256 Pinnacle St., Belleville. 613-967-1442. ; (sr); (st). Opens May 30, 8pm. Runs to Jun 16. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Brampton Music Theatre. Into the Woods Jr. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine. Cyril Clark Library Theatre, 20 Loafers Lake Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. ; (sr/st). Opens May 9, 7:30pm. Runs to May 11. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat(4pm). ●●Canadian Opera Company. La bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Opens Apr 17, 7:30pm. Runs to May 22. Days and times vary; visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Otello. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Arrigo Boito. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. -5. Opens Apr 27, 7:30pm. Runs to May 21. Days and times vary; visit coc.ca for details. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: A Few of My Favourite Things. Artists of the COC; Liz Upchurch, piano. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. May 7, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: 1001 Nights - Tales from the East. Works by composers inspired by Eastern themes or with text by Eastern poets. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. May 14, 12pm. ●●Canadian Opera Company. Vocal Series: Sea Variations. Canadian Art Song Project. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. May 22, 12pm. ●●Canadian Stage. I Swallowed a Moon Made of Iron. Created by Njo Kong Kie. Poetry by Xu Lizhi. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. canadianstage.com. -. Opens May 16. Runs to May 26. Times vary. ●●Civic Light Opera Company. Man of La Mancha. Music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, book by Dale Wasserman. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch Ave. E. 416-755- 1717. . Opens Jun 5, 7pm. Runs to Jun 16. Wed(7pm), Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Clarkson Music Theatre. At the Movies. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 905-828-1933. . May 10, 7:30pm. Also May 11(2pm). ●●Cor Unum Ensemble. Dido & Belinda. OperaQ; Trinity College Chapel, U of T, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-371-6999. ; (st/arts workers). May 4, 7:30pm. Also May 5. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene. 1-855-372- 9866. -. Opens Jun 5, 10:30am. Runs to Jun 22. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Annie. Music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. S., Drayton. 1-855- 372-9866. -. Opens Jun 5, 2pm. Runs to Jun 30. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details. ●●Drayton Entertainment. Thoroughly Modern Millie. Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, based on the film. Huron County Playhouse, RR1, 70689 B Line, South Huron. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jun 5, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 22. Tues-Sat(2pm), Thurs/Sat(7:30pm). Note: extra show Jun 9, 2pm. ●●Drayton Entertainment. You’ll Get Used to It: The War Show. By Peter Colley. St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 40 Benjamin Rd. E., Waterloo. 1-855-372-9866. -. Opens Jun 5, 2pm. Runs to Jun 22. Tues-Sat(2pm), Thurs/Sat(7:30pm). Note: extra show Jun 9, 2pm. ●●Grand Theatre. Cabaret. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Joe Masteroff, based on the novel. Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St., London. 519-672- 8800. -. Opens Apr 9, 7:30pm. Runs to May 11. Tues-Thurs(7:30pm), Wed(1pm), Fri/Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Grand Theatre. Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson. Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St., London. 519-672-8800. -. Opens Apr 23, 7:30pm. Runs to May 11. Tues-Thurs(7:30pm), Fri/Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company. Knishes ‘n Grits. By Thom Allison and Micah Barnes. Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-932- 9995. and up. Opens May 21, 8pm. Runs to Jun 2. Mon-Thurs/Sat(8pm), Wed(1pm), Sun(2pm). ●●I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble. I Furiosi: The Opera. A pastiche Baroque opera. Music by Stephanie Martin, libretto by Craig Martin. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. ifuriosi.com. ; (sr/st/underemployed). May 17, 8pm. ●●Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Toronto. Vesuvius Ensemble: The Plucking Opera. Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-356-5016. ; free(child). May 31, 8pm. ●●Jewish Music Week in Toronto. From Broadway to the Met. Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 3080 Bayview Ave. 416-221-3433. /(adv). May 27, 7:30pm. ●●Kempenfelt Community Players. The Wedding Singer. Music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, based on the film. Ferndale Banquet Hall, 24 Ferndale Industrial Dr., Barrie. 705-739-4228. ; (sr/st). Opens May 8, 8pm. Runs to May 12. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). ●●Lower Ossington Theatre. 9 to 5, The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick, based on the film. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. .50-.50. Opens Mar 14, 7:30pm. Runs to May 26. Thurs- Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(3:30pm). 58 | May 1 - June 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

●●Lower Ossington Theatre. Mary Poppins. Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, with George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, book by Julian Fellowes. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 1-888- 324-6282. .99-.99. Opens Apr 5, 7:30pm. Runs to May 12. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm,4pm). ●●Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. and up. Ongoing. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Dear Evan Hansen. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Steven Levenson. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. and up. Opens Mar 5, 8pm. Runs to Jun 30. Tues- Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Songs of Carole King, book by Douglas McGrath. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. and up. Opens Apr 9, 8pm. Runs to May 5. Tues- Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. Return to Grace. Songs of Elvis. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -0. Opens May 7, 8pm. Runs to May 12. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Mirvish. The Sound of Music. Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. -9. Opens May 28, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 2. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:30pm). ●●Mirvish. Little Black Dress. Written by Danielle Trzcinski, Amanda Barker, Natalie Tenenbaum and Christopher Bond. CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. -. Opens Jun 4, 8pm. Runs to Jun 9. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm), Sun(7pm). ●●Mirvish/Musical Stage Company. Next to Normal. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics and book by Brian Yorkey. CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416- 872-1212. -0. Opens Apr 26, 8pm. Runs to May 19. Tues-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Musical Theatre Productions. Show Off: 30 Years of Musical Theatre. Wave, Western University, 1151 Richmond Rd., London. 519-672-8800. -. Opens May 1, 8pm. Runs to May 4. Wed-Sat(8pm; dinner at 6pm). Sat(2pm). ●●National Ballet of Canada. Physical Thinking. Music by Franz Schubert and Thom Willems. William Forsythe, choreographer and designer. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345- 9595. and up. Opens Jun 1, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 8. Sat/Sun(2pm), Wed-Fri(7:30pm). ●●Native Earth Performing Arts/Opera on the Avalon/Tapestry Opera. Shanawdithit. Music by Dean Burry, libretto by Yvette Nolan. Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, 227 Front St. E. 416-537-6066. -0. Opens May 16, 8pm. Runs to May 25. Tues-Thurs/Sat(8pm). Note: May 18 show at 4pm. ●●Niagara Symphony Orchestra. A Wild Ride! (On the Opera Train). Partridge Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. 905-688-0722. ; (sr);(st/child); (30 and under); (arts worker). May 19, 2:30pm. ●●Opera by Request. Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night and Waterbird Talk. Music by Dominick Argento. College St. United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. . May 3, 7:30pm. Also May 4(Windsor, 7pm). ●●Opera by Request. Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night and Waterbird Talk. Music by Dominick Argento. Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3200 Woodland Ave., Windsor. 416-455-2365. . May 4, 7pm. Also May 3(Toronto, 7:30pm). ●●Opera by Request. Der fliegende Holländer. Music and libretto by Richard Wagner. William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. St. Matthew’s United Church (Belleville), 25 Holloway St., Belleville. 416-455-2365. . May 26, 7pm. ●●Opera by Request. Nabucco. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Temistocle Solera. William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. Christ Church UCC, 1700 Mazo Cr., Mississauga. 416-455-2365. . Jun 1, 7:30pm. ●●Opera by Request. A Summer Feast. William Shookhoff, piano and conductor. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416- 455-2365. . Jun 7, 7:30pm. ●●Opera Canada. Take Note! Emerging Artist Series. Tulip Lounge, 1015 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 416-625-7501. 5; 0(under 30). May 27, 7pm. ●●Pomegranate Opera Productions/Pride Toronto. Pomegranate. Music by Kye Marshall, libretto by Amanda Hale. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. pomegranateopera.com. -. Opens Jun 5, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 9. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). ●●Port Hope Festival Theatre. Guys and Dolls. Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St, Port Hope. 1-888-732-1680. -. Opens May 21, 2pm. Runs to Jun 16. Tues-Thurs/Sat-Sun(2pm), Thurs-Sat(8pm). ●●Scarborough Music Theatre. Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson. Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267- 9292. ; (sr/st). Opens May 2, 8pm. Runs to May 18. Days and times vary. Visit theatrescarborough.com for details. ●●Shaw Festival. Brigadoon. Music by Frederick Loewe, lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1-800-511-7429. and up. Previews begin May 5, 1pm. Runs to October 13. Days and times vary. Visit shawfest.com for details. ●●Soulpepper. 88 Keys. Written and hosted by Tom Allen. Mike Ross, director and music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. -. Opens Jun 1, 1:30pm. Runs to Jun 21. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details. ●●Stratford Festival. Billy Elliot the Musical. Music by Elton John, lyrics and book by Lee Hall. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 16, 2pm. Runs to Nov 3. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●Stratford Festival. Little Shop of Horrors. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics and book by Howard Ashman. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St, Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. and up. Previews begin Apr 29, 2pm. Runs to Nov 2. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details. ●●Surinder S. Mundra. Musical Morsels & Afternoon Tea: A Most Elegant Mother’s Day Concert. St. George’s Anglican Church (Pickering Village), 77 Randall Dr., Ajax. 905-683- 7981. ; (sr/st). May 12, 2:30pm. ●●Theatre Ancaster Chorus. Good Vibrations: Sounds of the 60s. Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson St. E., Ancaster. 905-304- 7469. ; (sr); (st). Opens May 24, 8pm. Runs to May 26. Fri/Sat(8pm), Sat/ Sun(2pm). ●●Theatre Aquarius. Freaky Friday. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey, book by Bridget Carpenter, based on the book. Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529. and up. Opens Apr 24, 7:30pm. Runs to May 19. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(1pm). ●●Toronto Catholic District School Board Staff Arts. Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, book by Doug Wright. Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts Theatre, 36 Greenfield Ave. 416-222-8282 x2787. . Opens May 31, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 8. Days and times vary. Visit tcdsb.org/staffarts for details. ●●Toronto Singing Studio. The Dating Game. Written by Linda Eyman. George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place. 416-455-9238. ; (sr/st). Opens May 24, 7:30pm. Also May 25. ●●Windsor Light Musical Theatre. Hairspray. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the film. St. Clair College Centre for the Arts: Chrysler Theatre, 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor. 519-974-6593. ; (sr/st); (ch). Opens May 3, 8pm. Runs to May 12. Fri/ Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) 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: Call for cover charge info. Mon 8:30pm Salsa Night with DJ Romantico with free lessons. Tues 8:30pm Bachata Night with Weekly Guest DJ with free lessons. Wed 7pm Midtown Blues Jam hosted by Andrew “Voodoo” Walters. Thurs 7pm Spotlight Thursdays. Fri & Sat 9:30pm Funk, Soul, R&B Top 40 cover after 9pm. Sat 3pm-6pm Matinee Jazz. Sun 4pm Blues in The Alley w/ Big Groove. May 3 Lady Kane. May 4 Soular. May 10 Gyles Band. May 11 Lady Kane. May 17 URequest Band. May 18 Soular. May 24 Red Velvet. May 25 York Jazz Ensemble (matinee), Disco Party w/ Escapade (evening). May 31 Lady Kane. Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512 artword.net (full schedule) The Blue Goose Tavern 1 Blue Goose St. 416-255-2442 thebluegoosetavern.com (full schedule) Bloom 2315 Bloor St. W. 416-767-1315 bloomrestaurant.com (full schedule) All shows 7pm 19+. Call for reservations. Burdock 1184 Bloor St. W. 416-546-4033 burdockto.com Ticket prices vary by show, but typically -; check website for individual show prices. May 1 9:30pm Burhan Berken. May 2 9:30pm Emily Reo, Foxes in Fiction & Hush Pup. May 4 6:30pm Saffron A w/ Wax Mannequin. May 5 6:30pm Donna Linklater & Jennifer Foster, 9:30pm Izzy Heltai, Yitzy, Marla & David Celia. May 6 9:30pm Merin, Drago Dit Dragon & Cam Kirk Band. May 8 9:30pm Silver Pools & Sing Leaf. May 9 6:30pm & 9:30pm (two shows) Jadea Kelly w/ Kennedy Road. May 10 9:30pm Efrim Manuel Menuck & Kevin Doria + Mimico. May 11 6:30pm Ken McCaw & John McMillan. May 12 6:30pm The Party Ball ft. FLOSS, Optical Flow, Nadia and the Half-Dozen. May 15 9:30pm Emma Beckett & Grace Bakker. May 16 9:30pm Kennedy Road. May 17 6:30pm Meg Tennant, 9:30pm Sparklesaurus, Tange & The Monotymes. May 18 6:30pm Eybler Quartet, 9:30pm SHADES: Another Black Experience. May 19 9:30pm Merival, Yum & Tiptoes. May 20 9:30pm Soda Pony w/ Kitty & The Rooster. May 21 6:30pm Jane Cory & Kyle Burghout, 9:30pm Poolblood & Louie Short. May 22 6:30pm Leanne Hoffman, Kate Boothman & Kellie Loder. May 29 6:30pm Peter Serrado, 9:30pm Jiants, Rogue Tenant & Feather Weight. 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. May 4 3pm The Boxcar Boys, 9pm Mary Beth’s Birthday Show w/ Special Guests. May 10 9pm Metronome Chomsky. May 11 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers, 9pm Julia Tynes Band. May 15 8pm Water Cooler Trivia. May 18 3pm Don Valley Stompers. May 19 7pm Pale Criminal and The Living Street. May 23 9pm Kevin California and Bernadette Connors. May 24 9pm Bob Dylan Birthday Bash w/ Virgil Kinsley and The Complete Unknowns. May 25 3pm The Hot Five Jazzmakers. May 26 7pm Bob Wegner. May 30 8pm Sing! Retro-Oke with Retrocity. Emmet Ray, The 924 College St. 416-792-4497 theemmetray.com (full schedule) thewholenote.com May 1 - June 7, 2019 | 59

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