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January 2022 – Loose Blues News

Pioneering Canadian blueswomen honoured: On December 17, Canada’s “First Lady of the Blues,” Salome Bey was posthumously inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame. Jackie Richardson, who was chosen to honour Salome was herself just invested into the Order of Canada for “…distinguished service in or to a particular community, group or field of activity.”  Both women have been an inspiration to a whole new generation of young female singers who are making their mark on the Canadian (and international) blues scene.

November 2021 – Quisha Wint

Quisha Wint will be a guest vocalist at the Women’s Blues Revue Friday November 26 @ Roy Thomson Hall

2021 Talent Search

Are you the next big blues act?

October 2021 – Loose Blues

Silver Dollar Room rises from the ashes (twice): The Dollar is back at its original location, meticulously restored, but not yet open  to the public. A privileged few have received a guided tour of the revived bar that was demolished along with the adjoining Waverly Hotel in 2018 to make way for a new residential property.

Chasing the Blues / Harrison Kennedy

Toronto Blues Society Book Launch Event

Chasing The Blues – A Traveller’s Guide to America’s Music

Authors – Josephine Matyas & Craig Jones will be Interviewed by Richard Flohil

And a special solo performance from Juno and Maple Blues Award winner Harrison Kennedy

Wednesday October 13, 2021 8pm

The Paradise Theatre

1006 Bloor ST W, Toronto

TBS Members: $6:00
Non-Members: $10:00


POSTPONED!!! Quisha Wint and Lance Anderson Live at The Medley

Toronto Blues Society Piano Blues Series Presents

Quisha Wint and JUNO Award-winner Lance Anderson on Wednesday October 20 at The Medley,  2026 Yonge Street. Tickets $15.00. Doors at 7:30pm, Show at 8:00pm. For Reservations and Dining information please visit 

October 2021 – Sue Foley

Sue Foley is on the road again

September 2021 – Tabby Johnson

September 2021 - Tabby Johnson

Tabby Johnson will host the Women’s Blues Revue November 26 at Roy Thomson Hall

August 2021 – Reeny Smith

Nova Scotian Reeny Smith will make her Toronto debut at the Women’s Blues Revue November 26 at Roy Thomson Hall

August 2021 – The Brothers

When Jaimoe, a founding member and drummer of the Allman Brothers made a call to members of the group alumni suggesting they reconvene for a concert celebrating 50 years of the brotherhood, he was met with the kind of positive responses he had hoped for.

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