THURSDAYS IN OCTOBER
McMichael Signature Performance Series
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg
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Tickets: $39 ($19 for students with valid ID) To order tickets, call 905.893.1121 ext. 2209
The McMichael Signature Performance Series continues every Thursday evening in October. The concerts will alternate between jazz, guitar, and classical music. It is hosted by well-known musician, writer, and radio personality, Jaymz Bee. "I've always loved the McMichael Gallery for their art," said Bee. "Now I can say without a doubt that I am also a fan of their taste in music. I look forward to all of the shows coming up this fall!" The McMichael Concert Series was developed to celebrate Canadian musical culture and to share the magical atmosphere of the gallery at night. The series provides a unique cultural experience that combines some of the very best of Canadian music with great Canadian masterworks.
The McMichael will extend its regular hours, allowing attendees to explore the renowned gallery and grounds before enjoying an 8:00 p.m. concert in the stunning performance gallery overlooking the Humber Valley. You can also choose to dine or enjoy a glass of wine before the show...come early!
McMichael Concert Series schedule:
- October 3 - Anastasia Rizikov, From Baroque to Contemporary, Piano Concert
- October 10 - Kevin Breit and Stretch Orchestra
- October 17 - Toronto Hwa-Eum Trio, Classical Ensemble
- October 24 - Tony Quarrington, Don Thompson and Terry Clarke trio with Don Francks
- October 31 - Kevin Laliberté
The JAZZ.FM91 Sound Of Jazz Concert SeriesTM
The Old Mill Inn
21 Old Mill Road
For ticket information: jazz.fm or call 416.595.0404
The 38th season of Canada's longest running music series features all types of jazz from both international and local artists including Jackie Richardson, Ian Shaw and Joey DeFrancesco. All six concerts are held on Mondays at 8pm but this series always sells out so don't delay!!
The season continues with two shows in October... singer/pianist Ian Shaw performs "Joni At 70 – The Songs Of Joni Mitchell" on October 21st and on the 28th A Tribute To Artie Shaw and Gramercy 5 will feature an all-star band under the direction of clarinet master Ross Wooldridge. Both these shows will sell out so get your tickets now!!
The 2013 Sound of Jazz Concert Series is sponsored by Churchill Cellars, Hakim Optical and Sunwing. Tickets are $39 each, and Series Subscriptions are also available for $210, with special discounts for students and JAZZ.FM91 Members.!
SATURDAY OCTOBER 26
The Woodshed Orchestra CD Release Party
2261 Dundas Street West
doors 6:30 | show 8:30
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The Woodshed Orchestra is made up of a spider web of bands and bandleaders from Toronto, St Catharines and Montreal such as Michael Herring - Peripheral Vision, Nic Buligan - The Lemon Bucket Orchestra, Julia Hambleton - St. Dirt Elementary Band, Tania Gill - The See through Trio, Dave Clark - Gord Downie & The Country of Miracles and many others, plus an alumni of folks who come and go depending on availability. The band plays Dave Clark's 200 strong original songbook. The players learn the tunes on the gig in front of the crowd, hence the name "Woodshed" in the title. They've created their own on stage language to navigate from song to song and to shift gears on a dime to awestruck audiences. Everybody in the band sings. Typical Woodshed gigs run between 3 to 4 hours straight. You are likely to hear everything from New Orleans Jazz and Funk, to R&B, to Tex-Mex, to Calypso, to Ska, to Punk, to Pop, to Country, to Klezmer, to Torch Ballads and beyond.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 26
Toronto Zombie Walk 2013
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The Toronto Zombie Walk and Halloween Parade gets bigger every year!
There are already more participants in this parade than the Santa Clause Parade! Meet at Nathan Phillips Square at 12:00noon.
The Parade begins at 3:00pm and the after parade show at 5pm featuring ghoulish vendors and live music.
We at Bullhorn are impressed that this walk is used for good, not evil: The Toronto Zombie Walk is pleased to support the Heart and Stroke FoundationTM as their charity of choice to help raise public awareness about the importance of learning the three simple steps to hands-only CPRTM through the "CPR Makes You Undead" campaign to educate and save lives.
Whether you want to watch or be a Zombie and join in the fun, check out the website for more details!
OCTOBER @ LULA LOUNGE
1585 Dundas West
Thursday October 3 - Sattalites CD Release
Few musical acts can claim a history as long as Canada's ever-popular reggae outfit Sattalites. Linus Entertainment and Solid Gold Records will celebrate Sattalites' first release in 10 years with a party... reggae style!! The event will also include sets with original members Fergus Hambleton, Jo Jo Bennett, Neville Francis, Dave Fowler, and Bruce McGillivray and a number of special guests.
Thursday October 10 - Whitney Ross-Barris
With influences such as Chet Baker, Tom Waits, Louis Armstrong, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson and a strong background in theatre performance, Ross Barris brings a unique and innovative approach to jazz standards.
Wednesday October 16 - Tommy Ambrose & Friends
Veterans of Toronto's jazz scene treat us to a night of classic jazz featuring Rosemary Galloway on bass, John Macleod on Fluegelhorn, Fred Duligal on Tenor Sax and Don Vickery on drums.