Clubs&con­certs

NOW Magazine - - CLUBS & CONCERTS -

ñ THE GREAT HALL Shad, Bon­jay doors 7 pm, Dec 14 & 15. See pre­view, page 21. ñ HAN­DLE­BAR Her­vana plays In Utero

open­ing set by Green Girl, 90s alt rock dance party to fol­low, 9 pm. THE HIDE­OUT Ryan Gaz­zola doors 8 pm.

ñ HORSE­SHOE Union Duke, Jerry Leger,

Gavin Gar­diner doors 9 pm. IN­TER STEER TAV­ERN Bill Hef­fer­nan and Friends 5-8 pm.

ñ LEE’S PALACE Op­er­a­tors Play Hand­some

Furs (synth pop), doors 8 pm. LINS­MORE TAV­ERN Hell N Back- AC/DC Trib­ute 9:30 pm.

ñ MOD CLUB Busty And The Bass (elec­tro­funk), doors 7 pm. ñ OPERA HOUSE Sil­ver­stein, Hawthorne

Heights, As Cities Burn, Cap­stan doors 6 pm, all ages. ORIG­I­NAL’S ALE HOUSE Leav­ing Es­mer­alda 9 pm. PHOENIX CON­CERT THE­ATRE Goddo: The Farewell Con­cert with Wild T & the Spirit and spe­cial guests, doors 7 pm.

ñ QUEEN EL­IZ­A­BETH THE­ATRE Richard Thomp­son Elec­tric Trio 7 pm, all ages. RA­DIO Lawrence (soul/pop), doors 7 pm. RIVOLI Flara K, The Nurs­ery, Waves That Stray, Se­cret Sign (pop/R&B), 9 pm. SNEAKY DEE’S Lake­house w/ Buf­falo Bill, Fon­fur & Young Honey doors 6 pm. VEL­VET UN­DER­GROUND Riot Ten, Krimer, Hydee doors 10 pm. FOLK/BLUES/COUN­TRY/ WORLD

ñ BUR­DOCK Dumb An­gel, Praises

(singer-song­writ­ers), doors 6 pm. F CADIL­LAC LOUNGE Toronto Blues So­ci­ety Christ­mas Party By­wa­ter Blues (soul/blues/ gospel fu­sion), 8:30 pm. DORA KEOGH A New Ground Claryssa Webb and Ryan Du­gal (Celtic folk duo), 9:30 pm. F FEATHER’S Lu­cas Stagg & Michael O’Grady X-mas duo show, 9 pm. GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN Jeff G and the Four Heads (British R&B/rock & roll), 10 pm. THE LO­CAL PUB Mimi O’Bon­sawin (roots singer-song­writer), 5 pm. North At­lantic Drift (Irish, Scot­tish, Cape Bre­ton tra­di­tional), 9 pm. LULA LOUNGE La Bor­in­queña, DJ San­ti­ago Valasquez (salsa), dance les­son 9:15 pm, show 10:30 pm. THE REX Jake Chisholm Group (blues), 3:30 pm.

ñ TRAN­ZAC Al Tuck (singer-song­writer), 7

pm. Jamzac weekly folk cir­cle jam led by Josie Miner, 3-6 pm. JAZZ/CLAS­SI­CAL/EX­PER­I­MEN­TAL

AL­L­EY­CATZ York Jazz En­sem­ble 3-6 pm. F CHRIST CHURCH DEER PARK Spirit Of Christ­mas Mu­si­cal the­atre artists from Bryant Academy for the Arts put on a show in sup­port of the Brain Tu­mour Fdn, 7:30 pm. DROM TABERNA Ben Lee & The Wild Man Jazz Band New Or­leans jazz party, 9 pm. F GRACE CHURCH ON-THE-HILL The An­nex Singers: Glo­ria! with Ni­cole Hulme (so­prano) Stephen Boda (or­gan), 7:30 pm.

GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN The Happy Pals (old­time New Or­leans party mu­sic), 4:30 pm. JAZZ BISTRO John MacMurchy Quin­tet (jazz), 9 pm. THE LO­CAL PUB The Don Val­ley Stom­pers (tra­di­tional jazz), noon-3 pm. OLD MILL TORONTO Dave Cald­well Quar­tet (jazz), 7:30 pm. THE REX Neon Ea­gle (pedal-steel gui­tar), 7 pm. Pete Mills Quar­tet 9:45 pm. The Sin­ners Choir noon. F ROY THOM­SON HALL A Cho­rus Christ­mas: Chil­dren of the World sea­sonal con­cert w/ Toronto Chil­dren’s Cho­rus cho­ris­ters, Toronto Youth Choir and Alumni Choir, 2 pm. TSO Hol­i­day Pops Toronto Sym­phony Orches­tra, Matt Dusk and the Eto­bi­coke School of the Arts Hol­i­day Cho­rus, 8:30 pm. ROYAL CON­SER­VA­TORY OF MU­SIC Academy Cham­ber Orches­tra 7:30 pm.[Maz­zoleni Hall].

F THE SEN­A­TOR WINEBAR The Lesters: A Hol­i­day Night (hol­i­day themed jazz/pop), 9 pm. TRAN­ZAC Lake Af­fect Ash­ley Urquhart, Alex Fournier and Ste­fan Hegerat, 10 pm. DANCE MU­SIC/DJ/LOUNGE

THE BABY G 5God­dess: Red Car­pet Ready Dance party, per­for­mances by Bear­doncé, Fisher Price, Lady Kun­ter­punt, 10 pm.

CLIN­TON’S Worst Be­hav­ior (rap/hip-hop/ bangerz/Drake), doors 10 pm.

DRAKE HO­TEL DJ Cozmic Cat 5 pm, all ages. [Mini Bar]. Get Good Diggy the DJ (hip-hop), 11 pm. [Un­der­ground].

F FAR­SIDE Far­side Christ­mas Story DJs Lian and Justin (funk/dance/hip-hop), 10 pm. HAR­BOURFRONT CEN­TRE La Rumba Buena w/ Juana Go-gó DJ Skate Nights (Latin/salsa), 8-11 pm, all ages [Na­trel Rink].

F MONARCH TAV­ERN Blow Up Christ­mas ñ Ball (Brit­pop/Mod/in­die sounds), doors 8:30 pm. F NOIR AT REBEL TOYS InkCares ben­e­fit dance party with Jed Harper and DJ Mos, doors 10 pm.

REMIX LOUNGE Pump Up The Vol­ume ñ

Video Dance Party Videos from the late 80s to the early 2000s, 90s dance, Euro­dance, elec­tron­ica, Elec­tric Cir­cus, doors 10 pm.

F ROUND VENUE 5Cherry Bomb’s Hol­i­day ñ Queer w/ DJ LL COOL WEI event for queer women, trans & non-bi­nary folks, and their friends w/ DJ Cozmic Cat and Denise Ben­son, 10 pm. SWAN DIVE DJ Shirley Tempo “I think I’m mak­ing a come back” dance party (soul/ pop/rock/psych/guilty

plea­sures), 10 pm. Sun­day, De­cem­ber 16 POP/ROCK/HIPHOP/SOUL THE BABY G Rick Reid, Rogue Tenant, Canyun, Just Ba­bies al­bum re­lease, doors 9 pm. BUR­DOCK Ste­fan Hegerat, Lau­ren Swankey, Karen Ng

(rock/jazz), 9 pm. Ste­wart Legere doors 6 pm. F DROM TABERNA Astro­surf’s Nutcracker Suite Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite in a clas­sic surf rock style, 7 pm.

ñ THE GREAT HALL Hawk­sley Work­man

doors 3 pm, all ages. Hawk­sley Work­man doors 7 pm. HAN­DLE­BAR Twig, Cherry Hooker, Parks At Night, Chuck Coles (punk/post-punk bands), 8 pm.

ñ F LULA LOUNGE Ber­nice, Kith&kin

Venus Fest presents: Win­ter Bingo, doors 7 pm.

ñ OPERA HOUSE Sil­ver­stein, Hawthorne

Heights, As Cities Burn, Cap­stan doors 6 pm, all ages. THE PAINTED LADY Sid’s Kids Xmas Re­union (punk rock), 8 pm.

ñ REBEL DVBBS, Black­bear, Murda Beatz,

DJ Danny D Win­ter Rush, 7 pm, all ages. F RE­VIVAL BAR Die Hard for Christ­mas fam­ily friendly sing-along w/ The Good­times and Sax-a-Claus, 2-5 pm.

ñ F TORONTO CEN­TRE FOR THE ARTS Art of

Time En­sem­ble: To All A Good Night sea­sonal con­cert, 7 pm.

ñ VEL­VET UN­DER­GROUND Creed Brat­ton

from The Of­fice doors 7 pm. FOLK/BLUES/COUN­TRY/WORLD

GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN Sun­day Jam with Bill Hede­fine (blues), 10 pm.

ñ HORSE­SHOE A Night Of Coun­try Cov­ers

Con­cert by the Jim Cuddy Band & guests Matt Mays, Mi­randa Mul­hol­land, Doug Pais­ley and oth­ers, in sup­port of the Daily Bread Food Bank. Doors 7 pm. F HUGH’S ROOM LIVE Cel­e­brate The Sea­son – The Ault Sis­ters sea­sonal fam­ily-friendly mati­nee, 1 pm. LINS­MORE TAV­ERN Mike Sedgewick’s Blues Re­vue Blues Sun­day (blues jam), 7 pm. THE LO­CAL PUB Ivan Rosen­berg and Zachary Lucky (do­bro/gui­tar), 5 pm. The Kens­ing­ton Hill­bil­lies (honky­tonk), 9 pm. THE TEN­NESSEE Ge­off Mar­shall & The Mailorder Cow­boys brunch mati­nee, 1-3 pm. FTRAN­ZAC Fly­ing Cloud Christ­mas, Chanukah, Sea­sonal Cel­e­bra­tion Fid­dling, singing and more, 7 pm. Toque Trad (tra­di­tional Que­be­cois tunes), 12:30 pm. JAZZ/CLAS­SI­CAL/EX­PER­I­MEN­TAL

THE EM­MET RAY Jonathan Lind­horst Some­where There Presents the Ber­lin-based tenor sax­o­phon­ist, 8:30 pm. Monk’s Mu­sic Cel­e­brat­ing the mu­sic of Th­elo­nious Monk, 6 pm. GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN New Or­leans Con­nec­tion All Star Band (jazz), 4:30-8:30 pm. F JAZZ BISTRO Sam Brover­man A Jewish Boy’s Christ­mas CD re­lease, 7 pm. KO­ERNER HALL The King’s Singers: Gold 50 (vo­cal sex­tet), 3 pm. THE REX Buddy Aquilina Quin­tet CD re­lease, 3:30 pm. Ex­cel­sior Dix­ieland Jazz noon. Ge­of­frey Keezer Trio (jazz), 9:30 pm. Groove Con­nec­tion (jazz), 7 pm. F ST. AN­DREW’S CHURCH That Choir Car­ols sea­sonal con­cert, 8 pm. FTRAN­ZAC Diane Roblin Fes­tive Im­prov hol­i­day im­pro­vi­sa­tion w/ Mark Zu­raw­in­ski, Brian Ab­bott, Phil Al­bert, Paul New­man, Ger­maine Liu and oth­ers, 7:30 pm. Ed­win Sheard Group ( jazz), 5-7 pm. Good Times For­ever! 3-5 pm. Makeshift Is­land with Kevin Breit Re­becca Hen­nessy’s jazz band, 10 pm. The Rhyth­matur­gi­cally Syn­co­pated So­cial Hour Jazz Jam Jazz mu­sic & step danc­ing, 7 pm [Tiki Room]. Mon­day, De­cem­ber 17 POP/ROCK/HIP-HOP/SOUL BUR­DOCK The Old Salts (rock/folk/psych), doors 9 pm.

ñ THE GREAT HALL Hawk­sley Work­man

doors 3 pm, all ages. Hawk­sley Work­man doors 7 pm. HORSE­SHOE Two Shoes: A Trib­ute To The Cat Em­pire doors 8:30 pm. LINS­MORE TAV­ERN Tom Waits Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Con­gre­ga­tion 9:30 pm. SCO­TIA­BANK ARENA Mum­ford & Sons, Mag­gie Rogers con­cert in the round, doors 6 pm, all ages. FOLK/BLUES/COUN­TRY/WORLD

DROM TABERNA Bal­folk Dance Col­lec­tive tra­di­tional and mostly French folk danc­ing with live mu­sic, 7:30 pm. GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN No Band Re­quired Open jam ses­sion, 9:30 pm (sign-up 9 pm). THE LO­CAL PUB Ham­strung String­band (blue­grass honky­tonk dance party), 9 pm. TRAN­ZAC Open Stage Mon­days 8-11 pm. UkeZac Ukulele Jam Jam with Ronny Shin­der & oth­ers in­struct­ing, 7-9:30 pm [Main Hall]. JAZZ/CLAS­SI­CAL/EX­PER­I­MEN­TAL

THE EM­MET RAY Aquar­ius Lead by gui­tarist Tor­rie Sea­ger, 9:30 pm. John Ni­chol­son Quar­tet 7 pm. F THE REX Jake Wilkin­son’s Be-Bop Christ­mas 6:30 pm. Nor­bert Bo­tos Quin­tet 9:30 pm. F ROY THOM­SON HALL Mes­siah: Toronto Sym­phony Orches­tra, Toronto Men­delssohn Choir w/ soloists Claire de Sévi­gné, Allyson McHardy, An­drew Haji & Tyler Dun­can, 8 pm. F SONY CEN­TRE FOR THE PER­FORM­ING ARTS The Tenors Home for the Hol­i­days fes­tive con­cert, doors 7 pm, all ages. DANCE MU­SIC/DJ/LOUNGE

HAN­DLE­BAR DJ Halbs (dance syn­th­pop), 8 pm. Tues­day, De­cem­ber 18 POP/ROCK/HIP-HOP/SOUL

THE BABY G Un Blonde ñ doors 8 pm. BUR­DOCK Con­struc­tion & De­struc­tion & ñ

Steven Lam­bke cas­sette/dig­i­tal re­lease, doors 9 pm. Manger League doors 6 pm. DROM TABERNA Open Mic w/ Sean Stone­ham, 9 pm. GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN Alex Stringer Band (rock­a­billy), 7 pm. HORSE­SHOE Au­gust Party, Blue Cougars, Pretty, De­sire Lines, Kings doors 8:30 pm. IN­TER STEER TAV­ERN Laura Hu­bert (rock/jazz), 8 pm. LINS­MORE TAV­ERN Jeremy & Jenn, Hound­belly, Gary Ed­ward Allen In­die Tues­day, 7:30 pm.

F LONG­BOAT HALL Ja­son Col­lett’s Base­ment ñ Re­vue Half-mu­sic, half-lit­er­ary va­ri­ety show with a rock n’ roll sen­si­bil­ity, 8:30 pm.

MOD CLUB CMDWN doors 7 pm., all ñ

ages. F THE PAINTED LADY Ten Me­ter Band, Ten­shi Christ­mas show (jazz-rock fu­sion), 8 pm. RA­DIO Hablot Brown doors 8 pm. SCO­TIA­BANK ARENA Mum­ford & Sons, Mag­gie Rogers con­cert in the round, doors 6 pm, all ages. FOLK/BLUES/COUN­TRY/WORLD

THE HIDE­OUT Jam with Mark Vil­lamor sign up at 9 pm. HUGH’S ROOM LIVE Quar­tette 8:30 pm. THE LO­CAL PUB Nick Don­eff and Rob McLaren (roots), 9 pm . REMIX LOUNGE Drum­mers In Ex­ile Drum, jam and dance, 8:30 pm. JAZZ/CLAS­SI­CAL/EX­PER­I­MEN­TAL

F EGLIN­TON ST GE­ORGE’S UNITED CHURCH Wel­come Christ­mas! A Child’s Christ­mas in Wales Or­pheus Choir with nar­ra­tor Geraint Wyn Davies of Dy­lan Thomas’s hol­i­day clas­sic, 7:30 pm. F KO­ERNER HALL Han­del Mes­siah: Tafel­musik Baroque Orches­tra & Cham­ber Choir w/ soloists Sherezade Pan­thaki, Krisztina Sz­abó, Charles Daniels & Drew San­tini, 7:30 pm. THE REX Chris Banks Trio (jazz), 6:30 pm. Vir­ginia Mac­Don­ald (jazz), 9:30 pm. F ROY THOM­SON HALL Mes­siah: Toronto Sym­phony Orches­tra, Toronto Men­delssohn Choir w/ soloists Claire de Sévi­gné, Allyson McHardy, An­drew Haji & Tyler Dun­can, 8 pm. TRAN­ZAC In The Spa­ces with Michael David­son and Dan McCarthy 10 pm. Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 19 POP/ROCK/HIP-HOP/SOUL

ñ THE BABY G The Burn­ing Hell, David

New­berry doors 8 pm. BUR­DOCK San­te­rias doors 9 pm.

ñ PARTS & LABOUR Metz, Teenanger venue

clos­ing show, 9 pm. [The Shop]. THE PIS­TON Kee­gan Pow­ell, Peter Van Helvoort, Openogo doors 8:30 pm.

ñ REBEL Jorja Smith, Ravyn Lenae doors 7

pm, all ages. FOLK/BLUES/COUN­TRY/WORLD

AL­L­EY­CATZ An­drew “Voodoo” Wal­ters Mid­town Blues Jam, 7-10 pm. F DAN­FORTH MU­SIC HALL Good Lovelies Christ­mas Con­cert sea­sonal con­cert, 8 pm. GROSS­MAN’S TAV­ERN Ac­tion Sound Band Leo Val­vas­sori & Eric Schenkman plus a guest drum­mer, 10 pm. F HORSE­SHOE Hol­i­day Jam­boree: Bar­barosa, Hun­gry Lake, Stereo Sun­rise, Cat & The Queen (alt-folk), doors 8 pm. IN­TER STEER Fraser-Da­ley (blues), 8 pm.

ñ F RICH­MOND HILL CEN­TRE FOR THE PER­FORM­ING ARTS Heather Rankin Pic­ture Per­fect Christ­mas con­cert, 8 pm. JAZZ/CLAS­SI­CAL/EX­PER­I­MEN­TAL

F JAZZ BISTRO Tracy Michai­lidis Fall/Fly: A Win­ter Cabaret, 8 pm. F KO­ERNER HALL Han­del Mes­siah: Tafel­musik Baroque Orches­tra & Cham­ber Choir w/ soloists Sherezade Pan­thaki, Krisztina Sz­abó, Charles Daniels & Drew San­tini, 7:30 pm. F MEZZETTA Joel Sheri­dan’s A Very Swing­ing Christ­mas! w/ pi­anist Adrean Far­ru­gia (sea­sonal jazz), 9 pm. F ROY THOM­SON HALL Or­pheus Choir of Toronto – Sounds of the Sea­son choir and or­gan con­cert, noon. TSO Hol­i­day Pops Toronto Sym­phony Orches­tra, Matt Dusk and the Eto­bi­coke School of the Arts Hol­i­day Cho­rus, mati­nee 2 pm. F SONY CEN­TRE FOR THE PER­FORM­ING ARTS David War­rack’s Canada Pops ‘18 Hol­i­day Con­cert In sup­port of the United Way, 8 pm. TRAN­ZAC Jonathan Lind­horst Group 10 pm.3

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