Bob Dorough is just one of the jazz greats performing tonight... remember "Conjunction Junction"?MAY 8 (8pm) -- Tonight
JAZZ LIVES 2008
Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle
Jazz Lives is an annual event at Convocation Hall that is the biggest single concert/benefit of the year for JAZZ.FM91. Every year features a strong array of vocal talent and an outstanding group of jazz musicians including Ian Shaw , Patricia Barber, Bob Doroguh, Bill McBirnie, Peter Appleyard, Molly Johnson, Thompson Egbo Egbo, Russ Little and more!
It is 95% sold out... there will be a handful of rush seats available)
There will be way better stuff than just toys!SATURDAY MAY 10 (9am-5pm)
A very unusual "yard" sale
155 LIBERTY STREET
An artist loft is being ripped up for yet more offices in Liberty Village. DVD's, CD's, Vinyl, Books, Furniture, Art, Chachkas... everything must go! Just show up... the door will be open.
WEDNESDAY MAY 14
Ken Page Memorial Trust Benefit Gala
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Court in North Toronto (Tickets $150)
RSVP Anne Page 416.515.0200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ross Porter, President and CEO of JAZZ.FM91 will emcee and evening of jazz royalty featuring by performances by Peter Appleyard (vibes) Jim Galloway (sax) Guido Basso (flugelhorn) and much more!
WEDNESDAY MAY 21 8pm
The Liberty Café Bistro / 25 Liberty Street
Dale Percy and his band of merry poets will read to the live jazz piano styling of Robert Scott. No cover. Amazing food. These poets are positive and clever - no ranting!
The RJO line-up won't be exactly as pictured here, but you can bet they will fill the stage.FRIDAY MAY 23 7pm
JAZZ AT THE RIDGE
Peninsula Ridge Estates / 5600 King Street West, Beamsville
Tickets $195 per person with $95 tax donation receipt. 905.563.0900 ext. 25
Peninsula Ridge Estates, one of Canada's most successful wineries, hosts an event to raise money for The West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation & McNally House Hospice. This exciting gala attracts over 400 people each year. The winery is transformed into a jazz club where bands perform on various stages. Complimentary beverages and food…and even a fireworks show! The evening will featuring music by William Carn, John Neudorf and George Evans. In the tent Jaymz Bee's Royal Jelly Orchestra will perform three sets and will feature appearances by Heather Bambrick and DK Ibomeka; and trombonist Tom Walsh is coming in from Montreal for this special night!
SUNDAY MAY 25 8pm
Diesel Playhouse Mainstage
56 Blue Jays Way, Toronto
LOUIS PITRE & JACKIE RICHARDSON AT DIESEL PLAYHOUSE
Louise Pitre is a multiple award-winning signer and actress, perhaps best known as the star of "Mama Mia" in Toronto and on Broadway. Jackie Richardson, another award winning singer and actress, earned a Dora for her part in "Ain't Misbehavin" and as Nana on the Rogers Home Phone commercials. This concert makes a perfect night out for a hot date or a family outing!
FRIDAY MAY 30 9pm
The side of Brasil you haven’t seen yet!
The Berkley Church
315 Queen Street East Toronto
This is a one of a kind event -- bringing together for the first time... five exhilarating groups from Toronto's Afro-Brazilian music and dance community! A portion of the show’s proceeds will be donated in support of "Project Betinho" -- to assist with construction of the Betinho Community Bake Oven at The Stop Community Food Centre's Green Barn initiative in downtown Toronto.