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The Toronto Blues Society’s yearly programming includes the annual Women’s Blues Revue, Maple Blues Awards, Hump Day Blues Series, TBS Talent Search, the biennial Blues Summit blues conference, and many other workshops and collaborative events.

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Blues Revival #9 Featuring Jesse Whiteley

Sunday, March 1

Antikka Cafe & Records

Jesse Whiteley is coming to heat up the night of “Blues Revival” on March 1st!

Blues Revival #8 Featuring Emily Burgess

Friday, January 24

Antikka Cafe & Records

For the first month of 2020, Emily Burgess is taking over the “Blues Revival” series on January 24th!

Blues Revival #7 Featuring Sugar Brown

Wednesday, December 18

Antikka Cafe & Records

For the last month of 2019, Sugar Brown aka Ken Kawashima is taking over the “Blues Revival” series on December 18th! Come and enjoy a blues evening in an intimate space surrounded by vinyl, Armenian coffee, booze, and some good yums that Antikka – Cafe & Records has to offer!

TBS Xmas Party!

Sunday, December 8

Alleycatz | 2409 Yonge St

This year we team up with Alleycatz for the TBS Christmas Party, featuring local heavy-weights, Gary Kendall & Michael Fitzpatrick (aka The Big Groove) at their weekly residency with special guests Rhaoul Bhaneja & Darren Gallen! A night full of classic blues awaits the guests, including raffle tickets and so much more!

Blues Revival #6 Featuring Suzie Vinnick

Thursday, November 21

Antikka Cafe & Records

This month Suzie Vinnick is taking over the “Blues Revival” series on November 21st! Come and enjoy a blues evening in an intimate space surrounded by vinyl, Armenian coffee, booze, and some good yums that Antikka – Cafe & Records has to offer!

International Blues Challenge (IBC) | Toronto Contest

Monday, October 28, 2019

Dakota Tavern

Join us on Monday, October 28 at the Dakota Tavern to experience the International Blues Challenge “Road to Memphis” competition. Cheer for your favourite artist as they battle on stage to represent Toronto at the IBC. This year Sean Pinchin and Brian Blain will compete for the Solo/Duo Category while Sandra Bouza and Jim Dan Dee will reveal their chops for the Band category at the IBC.

Tickets: $7/TBS Members, $10/Non-Members | Admission at door. Cash Only.

Blues Revival #5 Featuring Kalyna Rakel

Thursday, October 17

Antikka Cafe & Records

The monthly Blues series, “Blues Revival” continues with the 2019 TBS Talent Search runner-up Kalyna Rakel on October 17! Come and enjoy a blues evening in an intimate space surrounded by vinyl, Armenian coffee, booze, and some good yums that Antikka – Cafe & Records has to offer!

Blues In the Garden with Sandra Bouza

Sunday, September 22

Toronto Blues Society HQ

The Toronto Blues Society is back once again with Blues In The Garden and this year, we will be hosting our latest Talent Search winner Sandra Bouza on Sunday, September 22 between 1-5pm at TBS HQ (910 Queen Street West garden). Free Admission!

Blues Revival #4 Featuring Brian Blain

Thursday, September 19

Antikka Cafe & Records

Second leg of his birthday celebrations, Brian Blain will continue this month’s “Blues Revival” series with tunes from his upcoming CD  at Antikka Cafe & Records (960 Queen St W, Toronto) on Thursday, September 22 at 8pm.

32nd Women’s Blues Revue

The 32nd Women’s Blues Revue took place on November 16, 2018 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

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