Toronto Blues Society | » TBS Events

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.

Blues in the Clubs Listings See past TBS events


TBS Pioneer Profile Series: Bobby Dean Blackburn

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Online

The Toronto Blues Society is proud to launch a new series which will include special live interviews with some Blues pioneers. The Blackburn father & son is interviewed by music journalist Nicholas (Nick) Jennings on August 27th.

TBS Guitar Workshop with Jack de Keyzer

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Online

The Toronto Blues Society’s popular Guitar Workshop is back…virtually! The workshop is hosted by guitarist Jack de Keyzer.
This year’s guitar masters are: Suzie Vinnick Music, Madagascar Slim, and Fraser Melvin.

TBS Presents: Cootes Paradise Video Premier

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Online

TBS Presents Cootes Paradise Video Premier streamed on June 18th at 5pm on The Toronto Blues Society Facebook Page. Shot at Hugh’s Room Live and drawn from their soon to be released album “Downstream”, the live version of “The First Time”, the video premier was followed by a virtual interview of the band by DJ Ken Wallis.

Toronto Blues Society Celebrates 35 with National Arts Centre!

Monday, June 15, 2020

Online

TBS celebrates its 35th Anniversary as part of the National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts #CanadaPerforms, Road to Canada Day on Monday, June 15, 7pm. Concert presented in association with Music by the Bay Live.

Toronto Blues Society presents: Bywater Call

Monday, June 15, 2020

Online

TBS continues its partnership with the City with a second show for their “City Hall Live” live stream series on Facebook. This time, we are welcoming our 2018 Talent Search winners Meghan Parnell & Dave Barnes (of Bywater Call) on a virtual stage!

TBS Presents: Raoul Bhaneja on City Hall Live Online

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Online

TBS is proud to be partnering with the City of Toronto for their new “City Hall Live” live stream series on Facebook. First up is a former year’s Maple Blues Awards host, Raoul Bhaneja

POSTPONED: Blues Revival #10 Featuring Raha Javanfar & Fraser Melvin

Wednesday, March 25

Antikka Cafe & Records

We are sad to postpone our March events due to recent developments about #COVID19. We are monitoring the news & hoping to reschedule once further info is available. Follow TBS social media for future announcements. Stay safe & healthy! #SocialDistancing #StayHomeCanada

TBS Talent Search 2020

Sunday, October 4

Bar Twelve 16

Each year, the Toronto Blues Society searches for its undiscovered blues talent.

Postponed: TBS Guitar Workshop With Fraser Melvin

Sunday, March 29

The Dakota Tavern

We are sad to postpone our March events due to recent developments about #COVID19. We are monitoring the news & hoping to reschedule once further info is available. Follow TBS social media for future announcements. Stay safe & healthy! #SocialDistancing #StayHomeCanada

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!

Donate Join TBS Volunteer

©2021 Toronto Blues Society. Design by Janine Stoll Media.
TBS logo and WBR artwork by Barbara Klunder


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.

Toronto Blues Society