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Alleycatz Jazz Bar (enter site for shows) (2409 Yonge St., north of Eglington, Toronto 416-481-6865)  Map

Axis Gallery & Grill (3048 Dundas Street West, Toronto 416-604-3333)   shows  map 

The Big Bop Concert Hall (651 Queen ST W. (at Bathurst) Toronto 416-504-6699)

The Blue Lagoon Sports Bar (3180 Lakeshore Blvd. West, (@Kipling) Etobicoke 416-259-4700)

Bread and Circus (299 Augusta Ave. Toronto 416-925-8898)  shows   map

Cam’s Place (2655 Yonge St. (s. of Lawrence) Toronto 416 488 3976) shows  map

The Cameron House - Front Room (408 Queen St. West, Toronto  416-703-0811) shows  map

The Cadillac Lounge (1300 Queen St. West, Toronto 416-536-7717) shows

The Central (603 Markham St., Toronto  416- 913-4586)   shows  map

Castro’s Lounge (2116 Queen E. The Beach, Toronto 416-699-8272) shows  map

C’est What? (67 Front St. E., Toronto 416-604-3333)   shows  map


Chalker's Pub Billiards & Bistro (247 Marlee Ave, Toronto 416-789-2531) (see site for shows)  map  

The Cloak and Dagger (394 College St., east of Bathurst, Toronto, 647-436-0228 )

Communist’s Daughter (aka Nazzare bar) (article 1) (article 2) - (1149 Dundas St. W. at Ossington, Toronto  647-435-0103)

The Dakota Tavern (249 Ossington Ave. Toronto 416-850-4579)  shows(enter site) map   

Dominion on Queen  (500 Queen Street East (East of Parliament at Sumach 416-368-6893)  shows  map

Dora KeoghTrad. Irish Pub  (141 Danforth Ave. (near Broadview), Toronto 416-778-1804)  shows

Dovercourt House (805 Dovercout Road, Toronto)  Note: this is a dancehall, not a club, and is only open for scheduled events.   dances

The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W., Toronto 416-531-5042)  shows map

Eton House (# 710 Danforth Avenue (at Pape), Toronto 416-466-6161)  map   

The Feathers Pub & Single Malt Bar (962 Kingston Road, Toronto 416-694-0443  shows  map

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub (21 St. Clair Avenue West (at Yonge) Toronto  416-925-7827  shows map

The Flying Beaver Pubaret - (488 Parliament Street, Toronto 647-347-6567) map

The Free Times Cafe ( 320 College St., Toronto 416-967-1078) shows  map

Gallery 345  - (345 Sorauren Ave., Roncesvalles Toronto  416-822-9781)   shows  map

The Garrison - (1197 Dundas St. West, E. of Ossington), Toronto  416-703-0811) shows  map

Gate 403 (+map) (403 Roncesvalles, Toronto 416-588-2930)   shows    

The Gladstone Hotel - The Melody Bar (1214 Queen Street West, Toronto 416-53-4635)   shows  map

Graffiti’s Bar & Grill  - (170 Baldwin Ave., Toronto - Kensington Market  416-506-6699)  map

The Great Hall   (1087 Queen Street W., Toronto  )  (events)  map

The Hard Luck Bar (812 Dundas St. West, Toronto)                

Hart House (+shows) Arbor Room U. or Toronto (7 Hart House Circle, Toronto 416.978.2452) map

The Hideout  (484 Queen St. West Toronto 647-438-7664)  shows  map

Hollywood On The Queensway (1184 The Queensway, Etobicoke  416-251-0288) shows map

The Home Smith Bar - The Old Mill Inn & Spa (21 Old Mill Road, Toronto 416-236-2641) shows map

The Horseshoe Tavern (368 Queen Street West, Toronto 416-598-4753)   shows  map

Hugh’s Room  - (2261 Dundas St W. at Roncesvalles, Toronto  416-531-6604)  shows  map

James Joyce Irish Pub (847 Browns Line, Etobicoke, Toronto  416-253-9400)  map               

Joe Mama’s (327 King St. W. (west of John St.), Toronto  416-340-6469)  map               

The Local Pub (396 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto  416-535-6225)  shows  map 

Lou Dawg’s  (589 King St. West, Toronto 647-347-3294)  map

Lower Ossington Theatre   (100A Ossington Avenue, Toronto  416-915-6747) Cabaret shows  map

The Lula Lounge (+shows) (1585 Dundas Street West, (West of Dufferin), Toronto 416 588 0307) map

Maple Leaf House Grill & Lounge (2749 Lake Shore Boulevard W., Etobicoke, 416-255-2558)   map

Mitzi’s Sister (1554 Queen St. West, Toronto  416-532-2570)  shows  map

momo’s bistro (664 The Queensway, Etobicoke  416-252-5560)   shows  map 

Monarchs Pub in The Delta Chelsea Hotel - (33 Gerrard St. W., Toronto  416-585-4352) map

The Music Gallery  (St. George-the-Martyr Church 197 John St., Toronto 416-204-9986)  shows  map  

My Place Pub - (2448 Bloor St. West (at Jane), Toronto  647-348-4702)  shows  map

Not My Dog (1510 Queen St. West, Toronto  416-532-2397)                  

The Old Mill Inn & Spa - The Home Smith Bar (21 Old Mill Road, Toronto 416-236-2641) shows map

The Old Nick (123 Danforth Ave at Broadview, Toronto  416-461-5546)  shows  map               

The Only Cafe (972 Danforth ave. Toronto 416-463-7843) shows  map

The Paddock (+map) (178 Bathurst (at Queen), Toronto  416-504-9997)  shows  

Palais Royale (1601 Lakeshore Blvd. W, Toronto 416-533-7600) map

The Painted Lady (218 Ossington Street (s. of Dundas), Toronto  647-213-LADY)  map

The Press Club (850 Dundas St. West (3 blocks west of Bathurst) Toronto 416-364-7183)  map

Pogue Mahone (777 Bay Street, south of College, Toronto 416-598-3339)  shows  map

Pour Boy Pub (includes map & shows) (666 Manning Avenue, (close to Christie Subway) Toronto  647-343-7969)

Quigleys in the Beaches (2232 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-699-9998)

Quotes Bar & Grill (220 King St W (across from Roy Thomson Hall), Toronto  416-979-7717)  map

The Reservoir Lounge (Lower level, 52 Wellington Street East, Toronto  416-955-0887) shows  map [STT]

Revival Bar (783 College Street (Little Italy), Toronto 416.535.7888) (shows) (map)

La Revolución  (2848 Dundas St. West, Toronto  416-766-0746)  map 

The Rex (194 Queen St. West, Toronto 416-598-2475)  shows  map 

The Rivoli (334 Queen St. W., Toronto  416-596-1908)  shows  map

The RockPile Bar & Nightclub (5555 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke, Toronto 416-504-6699) shows map

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 258 (45 Lawson Road, Scarborough)  map 

The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Ave, Toronto, 416-763-9139)  shows-up  shows-down  map 

Sisters Restaurant (4 Old Kingston Rd. at Kingston Rd.,  Scarborough  416-282-8243) shows  map

Smiling Buddha Bar  (961 College St, Toronto, 416-516-2531)  shows map

The Sound Academy (+shows) (11 Polson St., Toronto 416-461-3625)  map 

Southside Johnny’s (3653 Lake Shore Boulevard W. Etobicoke  416-521-6302) shows  map

The Supermarket  (268 Augusta Ave, - Kensington Market , Toronto  416-840-0501) shows  map

Timothy’s Pub  (344 Brown’s Line, south of #427, Etobicoke, 416-201-9515)  shows  map

The Trane Studio (964 Bathurst Street,(north of Bloor) Toronto 416-913-8197)  shows  map

The Tranzac (292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto  416-923-8137)  shows  map

The Twisted Kilt (1954 Yonge Street (at Davisville), Toronto  416 489-3500)  map

The Velvet Underground (510 Queen St. W., Toronto 416-504-6688)

Whelan’s Gate Irish Pub (upstairs) (1663 Bloor St. W. (High Park), Toronto  416-531-1311)  map

The Wilson 96 (615 College Street, Toronto  416-516-3237)  map


Array Space


Conservatory of Music

Jazz Bistro

Loft 404

Morgans on the Danforth


Pauper’s Pub

Smiling Bidah

Young Centre for the Performing Arts


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