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Current Jazz Venues
last updated: Aug 17, 2017.
|**The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar - 2-4 shows/day; 7 days/Week; (cover varies)|
|194 Queen St West (416-598-2475); See The Rex website for player line-ups!|
|**The Emmet Ray Bar - Live Music 7 nts/wk; Jazz Sunday & Mondays; (PWYC)|
924 College St, just east of Dovercourt (416-792-4497). Trendy Bistro food! Eclectic variety of music.|
See Emmet Ray website for player line-ups!
|**Gate 403 Restaurant - Jazz, Blues, Latin & Boogie 7 days/Week; (no cover)|
403 Roncesvalles, south of Dundas St West (416-588-2930)
(Free parking at Howard P.S. parking lot located on west side of Roncesvalles on Howard Park Ave.)
See Gate 403 website for player line-ups!
|Harlem Underground - Jazz Mondays; 8:30-11pm|
|745 Queen St West (416-366-4743), 2 blk west of Bathurst. See Harlem's website for more info.|
|Weekly Mondays: Neil Brathwaite (sax) with guests|
|The Motel - Jazz Mondays, 10:30-1am (no cover)|
|1235 Queen St St W; (647-381-6246) just W of Dufferin St|
|Weekly Mondays: Nathan Hiltz solo guitar|
|**120 Diner - Jazz Tuesdays thru Sundays, various times and cover|
|120 Church St, just south of Queen St East (416-792-7725). See 120 website for player line-ups!|
|The Salty Dog Bar and Grill - Jazz Tuesdays, 7-10pm (PWYC)|
|1980 Queen Street East, north side @ Waverley Ave, 4 blocks east of Woodbine, just west of Kew Gardens (416-849-5064); See Salty Dog's website for player line-ups!|
|Playing with Greg Pilo (drums) ... quartets with some of Toronto's finest (since 2010)!|
|La Revolución - Jazz Tuesdays, 8-10:30pm (no cover)|
|2848 Dundas St W; (416-766-0746)|
|Piano & Guest Duos with Peter Hill (keys) ...|
The Reservoir Lounge Swing, Jump Blues & Boogie Woogie 5 nts/wk;|
Tue thru Sat; 7 pm or 9:45 pm (cover varies)
|52 Wellington St East, west of Church (416-955-0887); Light club menu till 2 a.m.!
See Reservoir Lounge website for monthly calendar.
|Tranzac Club - Jazz various evenings! (PWYC)|
|292 Brunswick Ave, just south of Bloor (416-923-8137). See Tranzac calendar or Aug 16-22, 2017 Performance Schedule Newsletter.|
|Whistlers Grill - Jazz Wednesdays, Sunday 'Blues', 7pm; no cover|
|995 Broadview Ave at Mortimer(416-421-1344). See Whistlers website for more info.|
|Weekly Wednesdays: Weekly Jazz Trios|
|Weekly Sunday 'Blues'|
|**Mezzetta Restaurant & Tapas Bar - Jazz Wednesdays, 9pm ($12 cover)|
681 St Clair Ave W, west of Christie (416-658-5687|
See Mezzetta's website for player line-ups! thru June 21
|Weekly Duos often guitar-based - returns Aug 16.|
|Bloom Restaurant - Jazz MonthlyThursday/Fridays, 7pm;$45 Prix Fixe Dinner-Show|
|2315 Bloor St West (416-767-1315). See Bloom's Website for more info on this unique Nuevo Latino cuisine restaurant.|
|Monthly Quartets: next Aug 31 with Alexis Baro Quartet (trumpet)|
**The Home Smith Bar - Jazz weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturdays; 7:30-10:30pm|
Monthly Tuesdays; 7:30-10:30pm; ($20 min food-bev)
21 Old Mill Road (416-236-2741). See Home Smith Bar website for more info, or these performance schedules for|
Aug player line-ups and September.
|**Jazz Bistro - Evening Shows, Tuesdays thru Sundays; (cover and show times vary)|
251 Victoria St (416-363-5299)
See Jazz Bistro's website for weekly performance schedule.
|Reposado Tequila Bar - Jazz Wed-Thurs-Fri, after 9:30pm; PWYC|
|136 Ossington Ave, N of Queen St W; (416-532-6474); See Reposado's website for more info.|
|Wed||Michael Herring and guests (bass);|
|Th-F||Tim Hamel's Reposadists (trumpet) with guests|
|**Poetry Jazz Cafe - Various Jazz Tuesdays, Thursday thru Sundays; evenings & Sunday afternoons; $10 cover or PWYC Sundays|
224 Augusta Ave in Kensington Market(416-599-5299)
See full music schedule here at Poetry's website. Limited seating!
|**Lula Lounge - usually Jazz Thursday-Fridays; (dates & cover vary)|
|1585 Dundas St West, 416-588-0307. See full calendar Lula Lounge events for more info.|
|Hirut Restaurant - Jazz Monthly Fridays, 8pm; (PWYC)|
|2050 Danforth Ave, one block west of Woodbine; (416-551-7560).|
|Monthly Quintets or Quartets|
|**The Pilot Tavern - Jazz Saturdays, 3-6pm (no cover)|
22 Cumberland St, 1/2 block west of Yonge, 1 block north of Bloor (416-923-5716)|
See The Pilot website for more info.
|Weekly Quartets ... with some of Toronto's finest (since ...forever)!|
|**May Cafe - Various evenings;(cover varies)|
876 Dundas St West, west of Manning Ave (647-607-2032)|
See May's website for jazz their Jazz events and player details.
|**Morgans - Jazz Sunday Trios or Duos; 2-5pm; (no cover)|
|1282 Danforth Ave, just east of Greenwood (416-461-3020). See Morgans' website or call them for more info.|
|**The Local GEST - Jazz Sundays, 4:30-7:30pm (no cover)|
|424 Parliament St, south of Carlton (416-961-9425). See The Local's website for more info.|
|Pour Boy - Jazz Sundays, 7pm; (PWYC)|
583 College St, between Clinton & Manning (647-350-7687)|
See Pour Boy's Website here for more info.
|Tim Hamel (trumpet) with guests|
|Gallery 345 - Jazz, various performance dates & cover|
|345 Sorauren Ave (416-822-9781). Find the full performance schedule at the Gallery's website.|
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|For more jazz/blues club listings, plus, see our Other Jazz Links page.|
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