TBS Events

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


UPCOMING EVENTS


Jazz Bistro

TBS Hump Day Blues Series at Jazz Bistro | Every Wednesday, 8pm

Every Wednesday, The Toronto Blues Society and Jazz Bistro present a weekly upscale blues concert celebrating the best in Canadian blues performers. Perfect for date night or drinks after work. more >>

Cover: $10 / TBS Members $8 (Please tell your server of your membership status after you are seated)

 

 

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Blues In The Garden | September 13, 1pm-4pm

The Toronto Blues Society host our annual FREE garden party in the Toronto Blues Society’s side garden (900 Queen St West) on September 13th from 1-4pm. Food and alcohol will be available for purchase. Live music will be provided by 2015 TBS Talent Search Finalists Jennis.

 

 

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Women’s Blues Revue | November 28, 8pm, 2015 | Buy Tickets

For 29 years, the Women’s Blues Revue has delighted Toronto audiences as we bring together some of Canada’s most accomplished women in Canadian blues. This year’s event will feature six all-star vocalists, including Crystal Shawanda, Terra Lightfoot and more to be announced! more >>

 

 

Maple Blues Awards

 

The Maple Blues Awards | January 18th, 7pm, 2016 | Buy Tickets

The 19th Annual Maple Blues Awards will be held at the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Koerner Hall on Monday, January 18th, 2016 at 7:00pm in Torontomore >>

 

 


PAST EVENTS


2015 (30th Anniversary Year)

Hump Day Blues with Suzie Vinnick – July 29, 2015
Hump Day Blues with Danny Marks – July 22, 2015
Toronto Blues Society 30th Anniversary Gala at The Palais Royale – July 16, 2015
Hump Day Blues with Paul James – July 15, 2015
Hump Day Blues with Tyler Yarema – July 8, 2015
TBS 2015 Talent Search – June 20, 2015
Special TBS 30th Anniversary Women’s Blues Revue in Ottawa
 – May 8, 2015
TBS Guitar Workshop
 – March 1, 2015
The 18th Annual Maple Blues Awards
 – January 19, 2015
Blues Summit 7 – Jan 16-19, 2015

2014

TBS Christmas Party, AGM & Volunteer Appreciation – Dec 13, 2014 – Paul James
28th Women’s Blues Revue
 – November 22, 2014
Blues Boot Camp
, September 27 – 2014
Dominion on Queen Blues Series
 – August 21, 2014 – Carlos del Junco & Jimmy Bowskill
Dominion on Queen Blues Series –  July 17, 2014 – The Sinners Choir
2014 TBS Talent Search – July 5, 2014
Dominion on Queen Blues Series, June 19, 2014 – Harrison Kennedy
Amy Louie Grossman’s Music Scholarship Fundraiser with Grossman’s Tavern (ALGMS) – June 10, 2014
Toronto Blues Society 29th Birthday Party
 – May 24, 2014
Dominion on Queen Blues Series, May 15, 2014 – Morgan Davis
DawgFM & TBS Showcase at Canadian Music Week – May 8, 2014
Dominion on Queen Blues Series, April 17, 2014 – Suzie Vinnick
Dominion on Queen Blues Series, March 20, 2014 – Curley Bridges
Dominion on Queen Blues Series, Feb 20, 2014 – Jack de Keyzer
Harmonica Workshop 2014 – February 15, 2014
17th Annual Maple Blues Awards – January 20, 2014
Dominion on Queen Blues Series – Jan 16, 2014 w/ Chris Antonik

2013

27th Women’s Blues Revue – November 30, 2013
Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar Blues Series – First Thursday of the Month, Spring through Fall 2014
Blues in the Garden featuring Sugar Brown – Sunday September 22, 2013
2013 Talent Search – Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8, 2013
Canadian Music Week Blues Showcase – Friday March 22, 2013
Maple Blues Awards – January 21st, 2013
Blues Summit 6 – January 18-21, 2013

2012

26th Women’s Blues Revue – November 22, 2012
Toronto Blues Now CD Release featuring Jack de Keyzer – October 25, 2012
Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley’s Blues Suite at Glenn Gould Studio – October 9, 2012
Blues in the Garden featuring Al Lerman – September 16, 2012
Summer Blues Festivals 2012
Toronto Blues Society Talent Search – August 16, 2012
Digital Dollars – Let’s Get Music Fans – May 26, 2012
TBS 27th Birthday Party – Thursday, May 24, 2012
Digital Dollars – Let’s Get Video – April 21, 2012
Juno Blues – March 25, 2012 – March 26, 2012
Digital Dollars – Let’s Blog Music – March 10, 2012
Guitar Workshop 2012 – March 3, 2012
Digital Dollars – Let’s Get Social – February 11, 2012
Digital Dollars – Let’s Get Physical – January 14, 2012

2011

25th Women’s Blues Revue – November 26, 2011
Blues in the Garden – September 18, 2011
Christmas Party – December 10, 2011
TBS 26th Anniversary – May 19th, 2011
Harmonica Workshop – April 9, 2011
Canadian Music Festival Blues Showcase – March 12, 2011

2010 (25th Anniversary Year)

24th Women’s Blues Revue – November 27, 2010
TBS Talent Search – August 12, 2010
TBS 25th Anniversary – May 28, 2010