TBS Events

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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International Blues Challenge

Monday, September 25, 2017

Hugh's Room Live

Join us on Monday, September 25 at Hugh’s Room Live to be part of the Toronto Blues Society’s “Road to Memphis” Challenge to select our representative at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Cheer on your favourite blues band as they battle on stage to represent Toronto at the IBC. Dan McKinnon, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Raoul and The Big Time are amongst the musicians to compete this year.

TBS Blues in the Garden

September 23rd & September 24th 2017

Toronto Blues Society HQ

The Toronto Blues Society brings you its annual garden party! Held in conjunction with the Queen West Art Crawl, Blues In The Garden will feature live blues music from Bad Luck Woman and Her Misfortunes (Saturday) and Catriona Sturton (Sunday).

31st Women’s Blues Revue

November 18, 2017, 8:00pm

Massey Hall

Celebrating thirty years, the Women’s Blues Revue will once again feature the finest musicians in the business. Massey Hall and the Toronto Blues Society join forces to showcase a star-studded cast of featured artists.  Artists to be announced soon!

20th Annual Maple Blues Awards

Monday, January 15th, 2018, 7:00pm

Koerner Hall

The Maple Blues Awards is Canada’s national blues awards program. Its goal is to promote blues music across Canada, and to recognize outstanding achievement in the field. Winners in all categories (excluding the instrumental categories*) are decided by blues fans across Canada. Voting occurs online each November.

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The Toronto Blues Society acknowledges the annual support of the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage, and project support from FACTOR< and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Broadcasters, The Canada Council for the Arts, the SOCAN Foundation, SOCAN, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.