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January 2020

Look Up! Celebrating the Music of Paul Quarrington

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | 7:30PM Look Up! Celebrating the Music of Paul Quarrington Advance $25 / Door $30 Paul Quarrington was a noted Canadian writer. His novel Whale Music, which was loosely based on the life of the reclusive Beach Boy Brian Wilson, won a Governor General's Award in 1989. His novel King Leary, won the Stephen Leacock Award for humour in 1988 and the CBC's Canada Reads competition a decade later. Quarrington also won awards for his writing…

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Steel City Rovers

January 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, January 24, 2020 | 8:30PM Steel City Rovers Advance $25 / Door $30 The Steel City Rovers perform dynamic and expressive music that is a unique composite of traditional Celtic music and North American styles including bluegrass, folk and roots. Their original works touch on issues of love, loss, celebration and heritage and they also breathe life into newly-discovered instrumental melodies from as far back as centuries ago. Their sophisticated arrangements are inviting for the most casual listener but…

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Celebrating the Music of Tina Turner

January 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 8:30pm Celebrating the Music of Tina Turner $35 Advance / $40 Door * Tina Turner is the unofficial queen of rock 'n' roll and one of the world's best selling artists of all time. This winter, we are going to take you on a journey from the start of her career beginning in the mid-fifties right up into the modern era. In just ninety minutes non-stop energetic show like you've never seen before here at…

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Lynn Harrison

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, January 26, 2020 | 7:30PM Lynn Harrison Advance $20.00 / Door $25.00 * Lynn Harrison makes a triumphant return to Hugh’s Room for the release of Something More, her sixth solo album. Lynn’s latest recording is powerful, poetic, and irresistibly listenable. As singer-songwriter Allan Fraser says, Lynn writes and performs songs of “empathy and intelligence… that engage on multiple levels simultaneously.” Something More was produced by acclaimed guitarist, and singer-songwriter in his own right, Noah Zacharin, who joins Lynn for…

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Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elvis Presley Story

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Monday, January 27, 2019 | 8:00pm Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elvis Presley Story Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 Elvis defined rock and roll culture in the 1950s with hit records like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Love Me Tender" and scored hits well into the 1970s like "In The Ghetto" and "Suspicious Minds." The King of Rock and Roll led a life filled with triumphs and tragedies and his life and music are the subject of Dr. Mike Daley’s latest lecture/concert in his popular…

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Albert Lee

January 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, January 29, 2019 | 8:30pm Albert Lee $40 Advance / $45 Door Albert Lee is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history, having worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts over his long and illustrious career. The British-born country-rock artist started his career during the emerging rock 'n' roll scene of sixties London, when he swapped bands with the likes of Jimmy Page and Chris Farlowe. “The ultimate virtuoso. His…

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Albert Lee

January 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 8:30pm Albert Lee $40 Advance / $45 Door Albert Lee is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history, having worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts over his long and illustrious career. The British-born country-rock artist started his career during the emerging rock ‘n’ roll scene of sixties London, when he swapped bands with the likes of Jimmy Page and Chris Farlowe. “The ultimate virtuoso. His…

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Midge Ure

January 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, January 31, 2020 | 8:30pm Tom Dertinger / Fusion Arts Present: UK Recording Artist Midge Ure with special guest Kalyna Rakel $35 Advance / $40 Door * An artist who has received Ivor Novello, Grammy, BASCAP awards along with a flotilla of gold and platinum records, really needs very little introduction. Musical success is seldom measured in time spans of more than a few years, if not Andy Warhol's often quoted "fifteen minutes", so the fact that by the…

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February 2020

Dan Bern

February 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 8:30PM Dan Bern $20 Advance / $25 Door Dan Bern is a prolific songwriter and electrifying live performer. While Dan Bern may be best-known for his masterpieces “Jerusalem,” “Marilyn,” and “Tiger Woods,” he has released 25 albums and EPs, and played thousands of shows across North America and Europe. His latest album, Regent Street, is a collection of 11 songs that reach new artistic heights. After losing two fingertips from an accident with a snowblower…

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Sonia Johnson

February 2 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 8:30PM Sonia Johnson Advance $25 / Door $30 * Multitalented singer songwriter Sonia Johnson gained recognition with albums such as Le Carré de nos amours (Juno Winner, Vocal Jazz Album of the Year 2012), Triades – with singers Annie Poulain and Charles Biddle Jr. (ADISQ Nomination 2013 and Junos 2014), Le cœur à l’endroit, her previous solo project co-created with pianist and arranger Marianne Trudel. Graduated from the University of Montreal with a Master’s degree…

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Downbeat: A Launch Concert for Garner Theatre Productions 

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Monday, February 3, 2020 | 7:30PM Downbeat: A Launch Concert for Garner Theatre Productions  Advance $50 / Door $55 Join us for a night of musical storytelling as we celebrate the launch of Garner Theatre Productions (GTP), the Actor-Musician company. Founded by award-winning Actor-Muso, Donna Garner, GTP is Canada’s first theatre company focused solely on producing musicals and plays that lend themselves to the Actor-Musician concept. Featuring many of the country’s finest Actor-Musos, this multi-talented cast will re-imagine scenes and…

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Jenie Thai and Jack Semple

February 4 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 8:30PM Jenie Thai and Jack Semple Advance $25 / Door $30 Jenie Thai When you meet her, Jenie Thai is composed, pleasant, amiable, friendly, and — she won’t like the word but you have to live with it — sweet. She has an open face, long hair, a ready smile and an easy laugh. And she is also tough, and gritty, and plays barrelhouse piano steeped in the blues — and if that wasn’t enough…

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Trumpet Rhapsody: Luca Seccafieno and Fabrizio Viti

February 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 8:30PM Trumpet Rhapsody: Luca Seccafieno and Fabrizio Viti Present An Evening of Stellar Chamber Music  Advance $25 / Door $30 * Doors: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM Luca Seccafieno and Fabrizio Viti present a program focused on rhapsodic style. The first part is dedicated to Arutiunian’s Armenia and the elegance of Charlier. The second part is a tribute to the city of New York, the energy of West Side Story, and the magic of Rhapsody in Blue.…

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Let it B3 | JV Boogaloo Squad Does The Beatles

February 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 8:30PM Let it B3 | JV Boogaloo Squad Does The Beatles Advance $15 / Door $20 * “You can bet it’s gonna be a funky good time” ~ Errol Nazareth, CBC Big City Small World Toronto-based keyboardist and composer Joel Visentin is a proud Winnipeg export with a passion for the Hammond B3 organ. Originally a pianist, the organ first grabbed him while studying music at Humber College. In 2015 he joined up with the…

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Russell Malone

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, February 7, 2020 | 8:00pm Russell Malone $65 Advance / $70 Door * Obviously, we are in the capable hands of a master. Absolutely fluid touch and beautiful integration between moving lines and harmonic cadences. The sound of the instrument is well balanced throughout the entire register. The relaxed quality of everything that's being played gives it such a warm feeling. To play that stuff is extremely hard. This is an absolute master, the best of the best.” -…

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J.P. Cormier

February 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 8:30PM J.P. Cormier Advance $25 / Door $30 Nobody really knows who J.P. Cormier is for sure. That’s to be expected, believe me. In 1974 he was a five year old boy, discovering an innate talent for playing the guitar, I had a little hand in that, guiding him through the beginning stages. He learned faster than I could teach. By the mid eighties, not out of his teens, he was a sideman for bands…

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Ian Maksin and Zaria Band 

February 12 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 8:30PM Ian Maksin and Zaria Band Advance $35 / Door $40 * Breaking boundaries both musical and geographical, cellist, composer and multilingual vocalist Ian Maksin has created and developed his own unique style by blending elements of different genres in a new way using his cello as the main unifying force. He sings in nearly 20 languages: Poland, Ukrainian, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Yiddish, Ladino (language of the Sephardic Jews of Spain), Turkish, Kurdish,…

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Red Zeppelin

February 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, February 13, 2019 | 8:30PM   Red Zeppelin Toronto at Hugh's Room Live Advance $25 / Door $30   "You need coolin’, and baby... we're not foolin!"   Red Zeppelin are BACK to rock the house at Hugh’s Room Live, humans. The day before that of Saint Valentine is indeed the Celebration Day for those who want to show All Of Their Love in the most Rock n' Roll way possible.   Join Red Zeppelin for a night of…

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Craig Cardiff

February 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, February 14, 2020 | 8:30pm Craig Cardiff $20 Advance / $25 Door * Craig Cardiff is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Known throughout Canada, Craig is developing a following throughout North America and into Europe. With guitar in hand, Craig can turn any setting into an intimate affair. Infusing his music and lyrics with an uncompromising humanism rarely seen in today’s production-heavy climate. Songwriter, troubadour, Craig Cardiff builds landscapes of sound using live digital loops, bringing the room to a hush.…

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Craig Cardiff

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, February 15, 2019 | 1:00pm Craig Cardiff $20 Advance / $25 Door * Craig Cardiff is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Known throughout Canada, Craig is developing a following throughout North America and into Europe. With guitar in hand, Craig can turn any setting into an intimate affair. Infusing his music and lyrics with an uncompromising humanism rarely seen in today’s production-heavy climate. Songwriter, troubadour, Craig Cardiff builds landscapes of sound using live digital loops, bringing the room to a hush.…

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Alfie Zappacosta

February 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 8:30pm Alfie Zappacosta Advance $50.00 / Door $55.00 Alfie Zappacosta is undeniably one of Canada’s premier songwriters and performers with chart topping hits and a recording and acting career that has spanned 40 years. He continues to evolve as an artist by “doing it his way”, an effort that has been rewarded with an impressive song catalogue and a discerning loyal fan base. Alfie Zappacosta decided on a music career in his teens and set his…

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Tom Allen

February 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 8:30PM Tom Allen $30 Advance / $35 Door “Beautifully punctuated… brought the songs to vivid life.” – Now Magazine What happens when a poet, an author, a composer, his lover, and a book-loving stripper all move into the same house in quiet, wartime Brooklyn? Arguments, indulgence, infestation, questionable relationships of every description, a murder mystery, plenty of reasons for the neighbours to bang on the walls and, just possibly, some truly wonderful art. Join singers…

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David Essig

February 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 8:30PM David Essig with Jerry Leger Advance $20 / Door $25 * David Essig I was born in Frederick, Maryland in 1945 and spent the early part of my life in the Washington, DC area where I became immersed in two intense musical traditions: bluegrass and country blues. I had the good fortune to work at the Arlington Music Company where I learned to play the guitar and mandolin from John Duffey, founding member of the…

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Western Swing Authority

February 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, February 21, 2020 | 8:30PM Western Swing Authority Advance $25 / Door $30 The Western Swing Authority is Canada's most recognized and awarded authentic Western Swing group. Made up of a collection of some of the country's finest touring and studio musicians, they came together to play the timeless style of music they love. Seamlessly combining stellar musicianship and vocals with traditional country and jazz standards and their own “new vintage” originals, they have created a sound that is…

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Glendale One

February 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 8:30PM Glendale One Advance $20 / Door $25 Glendale One pays homage to the Lennon/McCartney catalogue through unique arrangements in styles ranging from Texas Swing to Jazz Rock/Fusion. Proof positive you can go anywhere with a well written song. They are five childhood friends who met again after 30 years to spend the next 13 years, every Tuesday night, sharing their love of playing, arranging and recording music together. Their name is the phone exchange…

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Jim Beard and Jon Herington of Steely Dan

February 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, February 23, 2020 | 8:30PM Jim Beard and Jon Herington of Steely Dan $75 Advance / $80 Door It’s only natural that pianist Jim Beard and guitarist Jon Herington would strike the kind of special accord heard throughout this intimate duo encounter in their latest release, Chunks and Chairknobs. They’ve shared countless hours in the studio over the years playing on each other’s albums, beginning with Beard’s 1990 debut “Song of the Sun” and continuing through to Herington’s 2016…

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Miss Emily

February 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 8:30PM Miss Emily Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 * In the 1990’s a 12 year-old Emily Fennell was making her way around Southern Ontario, singing at county fairs and winning competition after competition. She was literally finding her voice. While the other young vocalists were dazzling crowds with standards like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” or “I Will Always Love You,” Emily was stunning judges and audiences into silent amazement with K.D. Lang’s version of the…

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March 2020

Dr. Mike Daley Presents The James Taylor Story 

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Monday, March 2, 2020 | 8:00PM Dr. Mike Daley Presents The James Taylor Story  Advance $30 / Door $35 * Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley present another instalment of their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with The James Taylor Story. Taylor’s music embodies the art of songwriting in its most personal and universal forms. He is a master at describing specific, even autobiographical situations in a way that resonates with people everywhere. In 1971, Taylor was on…

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BluesIn’ Toronto Presents a Tribute to Muddy + The Wolf

March 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 8:30PM BluesIn' Toronto Presents a Tribute to Muddy + The Wolf Featuring Eric Schenkman (of the Spin Doctors), Dan McKinnon, Chris Antonik, Dylan Wickens and Danny Marks (Host) Advance $40 / Door $45 * Doors: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM MUDDY WATERS wasn’t just a blues legend; he is an American icon. His time in history was before synthesizers and digital compositions, when music was raw. His music was the place a black sharecropper from the Mississippi could…

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A Man Called Wrycraft Presents a Tribute to Bruce Cockburn

March 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Friday, March 20, 2020 | 8:30PM A Man Called Wrycraft Presents a Tribute to Bruce Cockburn Artists TBA Advance $25 / Door $30 * Few recording artists are as creative and prolific as Bruce Cockburn. Since his self-titled debut in 1970, the Canadian singer-songwriter has issued a steady stream of acclaimed albums every couple of years. But that output suddenly ran dry in 2011 following the release of Small Source of Comfort. There were good reasons for the drought. For…

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Ken Whiteley Gospel Brunch

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Ken Whiteley Gospel Brunch $25 Advance / $30 Door * Doors: 12:30pm Brunch: 1:00pm ** Performance: 2:00pm Ken Whiteley is a prolific songwriter, a gifted and versatile instrumentalist and powerful singer, as well as very successful record producer. His regular brunch series at Hugh’s Room Live has become a cornerstone of the Hugh’s Room Live music calendar. Join us as the man himself brings together another cast of renowned gospel musicians and vocalists to rejoice in the sounds of Sunday.…

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Coco Montoya and Ronnie Baker Brooks 

March 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 Coco Montoya and Ronnie Baker Brooks  Advance $40 / Door $45 * Doors: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM Coco Montoya Henry “Coco” Montoya was born in Santa Monica, California, on October 2, 1951, and raised in a working class family. Growing up, Coco immersed himself in his parents’ record collection. He listened to big band jazz, salsa, doo-wop and rock ‘n’ roll. His first love was drums; he acquired a kit at age 11. He got a guitar…

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An Evening for Jack with Paul Reddick 

March 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 8:30PM An Evening for Jack with Paul Reddick  Advance $25 / Door $30 * Doors: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM On November 19, 2018, my husband, Jack, died of cancer. He has been most of my life for the past nine years and during the last four months of his battle, he was my entire life. I want part of my recovery to involve real action. Part of that action will come through awareness campaigns to draw…

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Dan Hill

March 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 8:30PM Dan Hill Advance $40 / Door $45 * Nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Vocal, winner of a Grammy (as co-producer of “Seduces Me” on Celine Dion’s 30 plus million-selling “Falling Into You” album), winner of five Juno Awards and the Harold Moon Award (Canadian Lifetime Songwriting Achievement Award), Dan Hill has recorded and released multiple gold and platinum albums. His classic hits, such as “Sometimes When We Touch” (closing in on 5…

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April 2020

Lindsey Webster

April 2 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 8:30PM Lindsey Webster Advance $25 / Door $30 * The earthy, charismatic and beautiful Lindsey Webster is a surprising and welcomed anomaly in the contemporary jazz world. The sultry and soulful young singer/composer, who has scored two Billboard #1’s on the Contemporary Jazz Chart, making her the first vocalist in the format to garner a #1 since the iconic Sade, is still amazed by her own success. “It is unbelievable that it is really happening”…

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Albert Cummings

April 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, April 5, 2020 | 8:30PM Albert Cummings Advance $30 / Door $35 * Door: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM It's been said that you don't seek out the blues – it seeks out you. For guitar virtuoso Albert Cummings, no words could ring more true. Cummings' masterful guitar wizardry has drawn comparisons to iconic axe legends Albert King, Freddie King, Jimi Hendrix and even his own musical inspiration, Stevie Ray Vaughan. He has graced the stage with such esteemed luminaries as…

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Marcia Ball with Tommy Castro & The Painkillers

April 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 8:30PM Marcia Ball with Tommy Castro & The Painkillers Advance $65 / Door $70 * Tommy Castro and the Painkillers Whether he’s squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the guitarist, vocalist and songwriter has released 15 albums ranging from horn-fueled soul and R&B to piping hot blues to fiery rock…

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Preston Reed

April 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 8:30PM Preston Reed Advance $30 / Door $35 * Doors: 6:00PM Performance: 8:30PM One of the most influential and innovative guitarists of the past quarter century, Preston Reed invented integrated percussive guitar playing in the late 1980's, revolutionising the way the acoustic guitar is played and inspiring generations of musicians around the world ever since. Employing multi-voiced grooves, polyrhythmic percussion and story-telling compositions, Reed's visionary approach fully exploits the breathtaking orchestral potential of the acoustic…

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One For The Foxes

April 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 8:30PM One For The Foxes Advance $20 / Door $25 * Dave Curley, Tadhg Ó Meachair & Joanna Hyde form an exciting and dynamic transatlantic trio that presents a rousing blend of Irish and American folk music, having already won over audiences on both sides of the ocean. The group is made up of Dublin's Tadhg Ó Meachair (Goitse), Galway's Dave Curley (SLIDE) and Denver, Colorado's Joanna Hyde (The Hydes), and features a mix of…

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Stephen Fearing

April 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 8:30PM Stephen Fearing Advance $30 / Door $35 * Stephen Fearing was born in 1963 in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in Dublin, Ireland where his schoolmates included future members of U2. In 1981, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and immersed himself in the music scene, learning the fundamentals of song writing and performing, while washing dishes to stay alive. By 1984 he was back in Vancouver, determined to become a professional musician. In…

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November 2020

Connie Kaldor and Garnet Rogers

November 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, November 21, 2020 | 8:30pm Connie Kaldor and Garnet Rogers $35 Advance / $40 Door * Garnet Rogers Born in Hamilton, Ontario to parents of Nova Scotian descent, Garnet Rogers spent many hours in front of the old floor model radio listening to Grand Ol' Opry broadcasts and harmonizing with his brother, the late folk legend Stan Rogers. Two years later, Garnet was playing the definitive 8-year-old's version of "Desolation Row" on his ukulele. He soon abandoned that instrument…

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