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Where It’s At – September 23, 2010

Published September 23, 2010 in Where It's At

In this issue…

Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

TBS Melody Bar Blues Series

The Toronto Blues Society will be presenting the best in local blues talent the first Thursday of each month at The Melody Bar in The Gladstone Hotel. There will be no cover charge and each performance will begin at 8pm. Upcoming performances include: Jack de Keyzer solo (Oct 7, pictured), Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley (Nov 4), and Harrison Kennedy (Dec 2).

Donna Grantis

Donna Grantis

Women’s Blues Revue

The 24th annual Women’s Blues Revue member discount details are available by contacting the office. The singers this year are Kellylee Evans, Alana Bridgewater, Little Miss Higgins, Robin Banks, Rita Chiarelli and Alejandra Ribera! This year, the band will consist of Donna Grantis (guitar, pictured), Brandi Disterheft (bass), Lindsay Beaver (drums), Lily Sazz (keys), and a horn section consisting of Colleen Allen, Carrie Chestnut and Rebecca Hennessy. Tickets are available by calling 416-872-4255 and visiting

John Primer

John Primer

Concert Notes

John Primer (pictured) & his Chicago Blues Band – October 1 – Regent Picton  |   Ken Whiteley CD Release – October 1 – Hugh’s Room  |  John Primer & his Chicago Blues Band – October 2 – Cobourg  |  Jack de Keyzer – October 7 – The Gladstone Hotel  |  Canal Bank Shuffle – October 20-23 – Thorold  |  Experience Hendrix Tour – October 28 – The Sony Centre  |  Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – November 4 – The Gladstone Hotel  |  Leon Redbone – November 7 – Hugh’s Room  |  BB King – November 20 & 21 – Casino Rama  |  Women’s Blues Revue – November 27 – Massey Hall  |  Harrison Kennedy – December 2 – The Gladstone Hotel  |  James Cotton & his Chicago Blues Band – December 10 – Regent Picton  |  Blues Summit Five – January 15-17 – Delta Chelsea Hotel  |  Maple Blues Awards – January 17 – Koerner Hall

Blues Summit

Blues Summit

Call for Artist Submissions to Showcase at Blues Summit Five

To submit to The Blues Summit Five happening at The Delta Chelsea Hotel Jan 15-17, please go to Artists can also submit a press kit to the TBS office with a $10 submission fee.

Call for Artist Submissions to Showcase at IBC

Attention Blues Performers! Are you interested in showcase opportunities at upcoming music industry events? Please contact the office if you would like to invest time and money into a showcase at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Call for Volunteers

The TBS is looking for help!

The TBS is often needing volunteers beyond our public events. Have you previously been in touch about volunteering and not heard back from us? We’d still like to stay in touch so please contact the office with your availability. We currently need assistance with newsletter distribution and data entry (thanks to those who recently stepped up!). Do you like to write? Organize fund raising events?

Please email for more information.

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See you at the shows!

Jordan Safer
Toronto Blues Society
Office Manager / Event Coordinator

The Toronto Blues Society is supported by FACTOR and the Government, of Canada through the Canada Music Fund, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Trillium Foundation, SOCAN, SOCAN Foundation, and the Toronto Arts Council

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