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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 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.

Blues Revival #3 Featuring Sandra Bouza

Thursday, August 22

Antikka Cafe & Records

The monthly Blues series, “Blues Revival” continues with the recent TBS Talent Search winner Sandra Bouza on August 22!

Blues Revival #2 Featuring Sean Pinchin

Thursday, July 25

Antikka Cafe & Records

The monthly Blues series, “Blues Revival”, is back with Juno nominee slide-guitar-hero Sean Pinchin on July 25!

The Big Blues Bash!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Cadillac Lounge

Enjoy a night of “Big Blues Bash” and support your favourite Blues society!


TBS Birthday Party 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Island Cafe

Mark your calendar for TBS 34th Birthday Party on Ward’s Island on Friday, June 7. Come celebrate with us!

Digital Bootcamp

Monday, April 8

Small World Music Centre

Presented by Toronto Blues Society, Digital Bootcamp will take place on Monday, April 8th. Bootcamp will include 4 free panels on digital and social media topics specifically chosen for musicians. Small World Music Centre from 5pm to 9pm. Sandwiches and light refreshments will be available.

Songwriting Workshop

Saturday, March 9

Drom Taberna

Toronto Blues Society returns with a “Songwriting Workshop” this year! Suzie Vinnick will host the Songwriting Workshop at Drom Taberna on Saturday, March 9th between 2pm-5pm. Guest musicians who will be accompanying Vinnick are Sugar Brown, Miss Emily, and Brian Blain.

TBS at Folk Alliance International

February 14, 2019

Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

Toronto Blues Society goes to Montreal for a private showcase at the Folk Alliance International!

The showcase will take place on Thursday, February 14th between 10:30pm-2:20am and be open to all registered conference delegates. Jenie Thai, Suzie Vinnick, Digging Roots, Dione Taylor, Shakura S’Aida, Chloe Watkinson will be performing on our stage at the Toronto Blues Society Room (Room Anne Murray: #202).

Make sure to stop by if you are attending the conference!

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