Where It’s At! – April 29, 2011

Published April 29, 2011 in Where It's At

In this issue…
Concert Notes
Gladstone Hotel First Thursday: Rick Fines
TBS 26th Anniversary
TBS Talent Search Submissions
ArtsCan Circle Aeroplan Campaign
Call for Volunteers
Become a TBS Member Today

Concert Notes

Benefit for Tina & Mose Scarlett – Hugh’s Room – April 28  |  Alfie Smith CD Launch w/Nicole Christian – Mitzi’s Sister – April 28  |  Roxanne Potvin – Rivoli – May 5  |  Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King – Regent Theatre Picton – May 7  |  Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings w/Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears – Sound Academy – May 12  |  Blue Midnight III: Tribute to Little Walter – Hugh’s Room – May 15  |  Tracy K– Hugh’s Room – May 16  |  Maria Muldaur – Hugh’s Room – May 25  |  Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival – June 2-5  |  Waterfront Blues Festival – June 3-5  |  Carlos Del Junco (pictured) CD Release – Hugh’s Room – June 11  |  Robert Cray – TD Toronto Jazz Festival – June 27  |  The Black Keys – Molson Amphitheatre – July 7  |  McKenna Gibson Band – Hugh’s Room – July 15  |  Urban Preacher CD Release – The Mod Club Theatre – July 16  |  Chris Smither – Hugh’s Room – July 31  |  Kitchener Blues Festival – August 4-7  |  CNE Blues Festival – August 28

Gladstone Hotel First Thursday: Rick Fines

The Toronto Blues Society presents the best in blues talent the first Thursday of each month at The Melody Bar in The Gladstone Hotel. There is no cover charge and each performance begins at 8:30pm with a tasty local food menu being served. The next performance is on Thurs May 5 and features Rick Fines (pictured). Coming soon: Jimmy Bowskill (June 2) http://www.gladstonehotel.com/food

TBS 26th Anniversary

Mark your calendars! Monarchs Pub (Delta Chelsea Hotel – 33 Gerrard St W) will host the TBS 26th Anniversary celebration on Thursday May 19. There will be no cover charge, and the featured performers will be Shrimp Daddy and Jerome Godboo (pictured)! Join us for cake, door prizes including CD packs from Electro-Fi Records and Borealis Records, tickets to see Maria Muldaur, and more exciting member benefits! Johnny Max will Emcee, show at 9pm.

TBS Talent Search Submissions

The date for the Toronto Blues Society Talent Search is set for August 18 at Nathan Phillips Square! If you are a local blues musician/band submit to become one of six performing finalists through either Sonicbids (www.sonicbids.com/tbstalentsearch) OR by mailing a one sheet bio, photo, CD and cheque for $15 to the TBS office. Submissions will be accepted from tomorrow until June 17. Prizes include showcase opportunities, industry consultation and more!

ArtsCan Circle Aeroplan Campaign

For the month of May, you can donate your Aeroplan Miles points to help ArtsCan Circle send instruments and artists to northern indigenous communities! Past participants have included blues artists such as Suzie Vinnick (pictured) and ArtsCan Circle founder Mike Stevens. Please consider visiting www.artscancircle.ca to find out more information.

Call for Volunteers

Do you have a vehicle? Do you want to volunteer with the Toronto Blues Society? The TBS is currently looking for a volunteer to distribute newsletters to clubs once per month.

The TBS is always looking for volunteers to help with data entry, events, and much more. If you are interested in volunteering with the Toronto Blues Society, please contact Jordan at the office: 416-538-3885/info@torontobluessociety.com  

Become a TBS Member Today

Enjoy the benefits of discounted tickets to TBS events. Have the Maple Blues Magazine delivered right to your door each month. Meet like-minded blues lovers and help keep the blues alive in Toronto. The Toronto Blues Society offers several different membership options: 

CHARTER MEMBERSHIP – $45/year – Monthly Maple Blues Newsletter, membership card, discounts to TBS Events, exclusive access to special TBS events, other discounts, and voting rights.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP – $65/year – Same privileges as Charter membership for a maximum of two adults and two children under 19.

INSTITUTIONAL or BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP – $125/year – Same privileges as Charter membership, plus more – Please inquire.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP – $30/year – Monthly Maple Blues Newsletter

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP – $20/year – Same benefits as CHARTER membership (please include student card number)

 

Contact the TBS office today!

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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.