Loading Events

← Back to Events

Hugh’s Room Live

+ Google Map
2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
416-533-5483

July 2019

Eilen Jewell

July 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Eilen Jewell Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 American Songwriter describes Eilen Jewell as, “one of America’s most intriguing, creative and idiosyncratic voices.” The Boise, Idaho songwriter is one of a kind. That singular voice springs forth from a woman of more than one mind, and she taps into many of them on Gypsy (August, 2019 Signature Sounds Recordings). By turns personal and political, pissed off and blissed out, Jewell’s first album of original material since 2015…

Find out more »

SongStudio Gala

July 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 8:00pm SongStudio Gala Admission: FREE * *Please not that online ticket sales are not available for this workshop. Entry is FREE for everyone but to reserve seats close to the stage,  please call the box office at (416) 533-5483. On Thursday, July 25, 2019, we're hosting the annual SongStudio Gala, where participants take over the stage at Hugh's Room Live stage for performances of the songs written or worked on during the workshop week. Up to…

Find out more »

Jayme Stone’s Folklife

July 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, July 26, 2019 | 8:30pm Folklife Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 Jayme Stone's Folklife treats old field recordings not as time capsules, but as heirloom seeds passed down from a bygone generation. Planting these sturdy seeds in modern soil, this versatile gathering of musicians has cultivated vibrant Sea Island spirituals, Creole calypsos, and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes for contemporary listeners. Their concerts and educational programs are moving, inventive, and participatory experiences that prove folk songs are indeed perennials for…

Find out more »

Debi Botos

July 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 8:30PM Debi Botos Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00 * From an early age, Debi Botos has cultivated an interest in Hungarian Gypsy music (where she was born). Now 23, as a self taught musician, Debi continues to explore and experiment with the sounds of the Legendary Django Reinhardt. Through gigging around the Toronto Circuit and growing up in a very musical Botos Family, she has found a sound that is both contemporary and an homage…

Find out more »

Someday Junos: Tessah Dunn, Ashirogi Muto, Jessie T

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, July 30 ,2019 | 8:00pm Someday Junos Featuring Tessah Dunn, Ashirogi Muto, Jessie T $10 Advance / $15 Door From the creative programming committee at Hugh's Room Live comes a new musical series to shine the spotlight on young singer / songwriters in the GTA. Someday Junos will celebrate the best songwriting we hear from the streets of The Big Smoke. This ongoing series will launch Summer 2019 and extend far into the future as we hope to give emerging artists a…

Find out more »

Someday Junos: Sean Bertram, Mikalyn Hay, Chris Strei, Jordana Talsky

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, July 31 ,2019 | 8:00pm Someday Junos Featuring Sean Bertram, Mikalyn Hay, Chris Strei, Jordana Talsky $10 Advance / $15 Door From the creative programming committee at Hugh’s Room Live comes a new musical series to shine the spotlight on young singer / songwriters in the GTA. Someday Junos will celebrate the best songwriting we hear from the streets of The Big Smoke. This ongoing series will launch Summer 2019 and extend far into the future as we hope to give…

Find out more »

August 2019

Someday Junos: Chris Madronich, Tim Moxam, Madison Olds, Annie Sumi

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, August 1 ,2019 | 8:00pm Someday Junos Featuring Chris Madronich, Tim Moxam, Madison Olds, Annie Sumi $10 Advance / $15 Door From the creative programming committee at Hugh’s Room Live comes a new musical series to shine the spotlight on young singer / songwriters in the GTA. Someday Junos will celebrate the best songwriting we hear from the streets of The Big Smoke. This ongoing series will launch Summer 2019 and extend far into the future as we hope to give…

Find out more »

Someday Junos: Missy Bauman, 2 Shots of Hennessy, Jordan Paul, Augusta Ray

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, August 2, 2019 | 8:00pm Someday Junos Featuring Missy Bauman, 2 Shots of Hennessy, Jordan Paul, Augusta Ray $10 Advance / $15 Door From the creative programming committee at Hugh’s Room Live comes a new musical series to shine the spotlight on young singer / songwriters in the GTA. Someday Junos will celebrate the best songwriting we hear from the streets of The Big Smoke. This ongoing series will launch Summer 2019 and extend far into the future as we…

Find out more »

Someday Junos Featuring Grace Bakker, Melina Melle, Nefe, Jong SL

August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, August 3 ,2019 | 8:00pm Someday Junos Featuring Grace Bakker, Melina Melle, Nefe, Jong SL $10 Advance / $15 Door From the creative programming committee at Hugh’s Room Live comes a new musical series to shine the spotlight on young singer / songwriters in the GTA. Someday Junos will celebrate the best songwriting we hear from the streets of The Big Smoke. This ongoing series will launch Summer 2019 and extend far into the future as we hope to give emerging…

Find out more »

Shari Ulrich with Special Guest James Keelaghan  

August 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 | 8:30pm Shari Ulrich with Special Guest James Keelaghan   Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 Shari Ulrich Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Shari Ulrich returns to Hugh’s Room to showcase the Borealis release of her 9th solo album. Shari has entertained, moved and enchanted audiences across Canada and beyond for over four decades. Her voice, stagecraft and a musicianship has woven its way through several iconic Canadian collaborations and 25 albums with The Pied Pumkin, The Hometown Band , Ulrich Henderson Forbes…

Find out more »

Romani Jazz

August 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | 8:30PM Romani Jazz with Special Guest Drew Jurecka Advance $25 / Door $30 * Inspired by gypsy roots, Romani Jazz seamlessly blends the traditional folk melodies of the  "Roma" people with the musical and improvisational elements of jazz to produce a unique , fusion acoustic experience. The concept of RomaniJazz was a result of the combined imagination of an eclectic group of Canadian musicians (George Koller, Robi Botos, Jozsef Botos and Nenad Bogdanovic) who share the same passion for exploring and interpreting Roma folk…

Find out more »

Ori Dagan’s The Rat Pack Tribute Show

August 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:30pm Ori Dagan’s The Rat Pack Tribute Show Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 Inspired by the music of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin, Ori Dagan's Tribute to The Rat Pack features special guest vocalists Steven Taetz and Donovan Locke, backed by an all-star jazz trio of Mark Eisenman on piano, Jordan O'Connor on bass and Richard Brisco on drums. Award-winning jazz singer, songwriter and recording artist Ori Dagan is taking jazz to new and…

Find out more »

Al Qahwa CD Release

August 10 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 8:30pm Al Qahwa CD Release Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00 Al Qahwa Ensemble is Maryem Tollar on vocals, riqq (Arabic tambourine) and qanun (Arabic table harp); Ernie Tollar on wind instruments; Demetri Petsalakis on oud and Naghmeh Fahrahmand on percussion. They perform original compositions, as well as popular traditional Arabic repertoire – from Sufi Devotional Love songs from the Arab World to popular folk songs, to classic Egyptian songs made famous by the stars of…

Find out more »

Red Zeppelin

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, August 16, 2019 | 8:30pm Red Zeppelin Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 It’s 1969 and it’s the second day of the to-be-ubiquitous Woodstock music festival. So many of the era’s musical legends are there, from The Grateful Dead to The Who to Janis Joplin. However, one band’s unique sound and presence is distinctly absent - Led Zeppelin, fresh off their release of “Led Zeppelin”, has fallen under the axe of their manager and is performing 150 miles away at…

Find out more »

September 2019

T.U. Jazz Fest Opening Night: Robi Botos Trio

September 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 | 8:30pm T.U. Jazz Fest Opening Night : Robi Botos Trio and Precious Cargo $20 Advance / $25 Door ROBI BOTOS Robi has been hailed as one of the most diverse multi-instrumentalists of this generation. From the hard-bop style of Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock, to the swing of Oscar Peterson and the heartfelt melodic expression of Mulgrew Miller and Cedar Walton, Robi has managed to master the technique of his idols, all while showcasing his…

Find out more »

In Cash We Trust: A Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash

September 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 8:30pm In Cash We Trust: A Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash | Artists TBA $25 Advance / $30 Door Beginning his career as an outlaw to the Nashville establishment, Johnny Cash has come to define country music over the last 40 years. At first, his unique mix of hillbilly music with gospel and blues made him a perfect fit at Sam Phillips' Sun records, where he recorded such classics as "Folsom Prison Blues" and "I Walk…

Find out more »

Alfie Zappacosta

September 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, September 6, 2019 | 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…

Find out more »

Friends of Fiddler’s Green

September 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 8:30pm Friends of Fiddler’s Green Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 The Toronto-based “Friends” boast six versatile musicians, four fine singers, three songwriters, a brilliant joke teller and the occasional Fiery Dragon. This totally uncategorizable collection has been together, in one form or another, for over forty years, and has played countless clubs, concerts and festivals across Canada and the northern United States. Nobody, not even the Friends themselves, can predict what might happen during one…

Find out more »

She’s Listening for Ovarian Cancer Research

September 10 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 8:30pm She's Listening for Ovarian Cancer Research $15 Advance / $20 Door This will prove to be an amazing evening of music in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 right here at Hugh's Room Live. There will be a beautiful cast of vocalists and musicians including Saffron A, Sarah Siddiqui, Mikalyn Hay, Brooklyn Doran, Hadley McCall Thackston and Madison Galloway as well as a few more TBA. For great music toward…

Find out more »

Indo Canadian Slide Project

September 12 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, September 12 ,2019 | 8:30pm Indo Canadian Slide Project Featuring Don Ross, Sean Pinchin, Dan Walsh, Rhitom Sarkar, Ivan Rosenberg, Michael Oesch $35 Advance / $40 Door The Indo Canadian Slide Project is a melding of Indian and North American slide guitar styles featuring Hindustani slide musician Rhitom Sarkar and an assortment of Canada's top slide guitarists including, Don Ross two time finger-style guitar champion, Sean Pinchin Juno nominated Blues artist, Dan Walsh slide master formerly of the “Flying…

Find out more »

Soulsville: The Music of Stax Records

September 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, September 13, 2019 | 8:30PM Soulsville: The Music of Stax Records Advance $40.00 / Door $45.00 * Stax Records is synonymous with Southern soul music. Originally known as Satellite, the Memphis company was founded in 1957 by Jim Stewart and his sister, Estelle Axton, and took its new name in 1961 from the first two letters of their last names. Among the many artists who scored hits on Stax and its Volt subsidiary during the Sixties were Rufus and Carla…

Find out more »

Ron Nigrini’s Farewell Performance

September 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 8:30PM Ron Nigrini's Farewell Performance Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 * Tickets for this final performance are only available through our box office by phone or in-person. The illustrious career of Ron Nigrini is sadly coming to an end. Fortunately, we can all get together for one last farewell as he returns to Hugh’s Room Live for final his performance. For those unfamiliar, go and read below. We also highly recommend touring his catalogue to understand the significance…

Find out more »

Luke McMaster: Icons of Soul

September 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 8:00pm Luke McMaster: Icons of Soul Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 * 6:00 PM | Doors Open 8:00 PM | Icons of Soul Short Documentary Premiere featuring Lamont Dozier 8:30 PM | Performance With Icons of Soul, Luke McMaster has taken his Motown influenced style to a new level. Icons of Soul in concert is the ultimate, authentic musical experience of contemporary blue-eyed soul. A collection of brand-new tunes, created in collaboration with original hit makers,…

Find out more »

Jazz + Blues with Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley

September 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, September 20, 2019 | 8:30pm Jazz + Blues with Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley CD Release $25 Advance / $30 Door Diana Braithwaite Born in Toronto, Canada, Diana Lee Braithwaite grew up crooning jazz and blues classics that were played by her elder brother jazz pianist, Victor Cornell Braithwaite. When Diana Braithwaite sings, you hear passion, with sultry stories of life beautifully expressed through music. Braithwaite is a descendant of the Wellington County pioneers in Canada. With roots in…

Find out more »

Candyrat Guitar Night with Luca Stricagnoli and Gareth Pearson

September 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 8:30pm Candyrat Guitar Night ft. Luca Stricagnoli and Gareth Pearson $25 Advance / $30 Door Luca Stricagnoli Luca Stricagnoli is an acoustic guitarist known for his unique style and innovative playing techniques. His original approach to music has led him to a variety of successes from obtaining over 100 million views on his music videos to having the opportunity to perform all around the globe. Using up to five guitars in the same piece, modified…

Find out more »

Matchedash Parish CD Release

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Monday, September 23, 2019 | 8:00pm Matchedash Parish CD Release $25 Advance / $30 Door Every ticket purchase includes a FREE copy of the debut self-titled album Matt Weidinger and Lance Anderson have formed the Matchedash Parish with 12 of the country’s top blues and roots music artists. It is a powerhouse soul and gospel/roots show guaranteed to bring the house down. Juno award-winning producer Lance Anderson (leader of Mariposa’s An Evening of Blues and Gospel and The Last Waltz…

Find out more »

Tommy Youngsteen’s Nebraska

September 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Tommy Youngsteen's Nebraska $25 Advance / $30 Door We at Hugh’s Room Live want to wish a very happy birthday to The Boss, Bruce Springsteen. To celebrate the man and his vast contributions to the American music landscape, we happily welcome Tommy Youngsteen to the stage at Hugh’s Room Live to perform the entirety of one of the most influential records of all time, Nebraska. Springsteen has sold more than 135 million records worldwide and…

Find out more »

Madison Violet 

September 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, September 26, 2019  | 8:30pm Madison Violet  Advance $30.00 / Doors $35.00 After 20 years together, Juno nominated singer-songwriting duo, Madison Violet, are as much wanderers as they are musicians. It is a career filled with endless roads stretching into the horizon, winding through changing landscapes, each kilometer traveled carrying with it the promise of inspiration. Perhaps that is the secret of what has made Madison Violet such an enduring band. Because with each new town, each new venue,…

Find out more »

The Jitters

September 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 8:30PM The Jitters Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 * Always fun, funny, irreverent and rockin’, The Jitters return to Hugh’s Room Live after an 18-month absence. Snarky, sarcastic, the pop-rockers may not look like they did in their heyday but they deliver a great evening of laughs and catchy songs. The Jitters (singer Blair Packham, guitarist Danny Levy and bassist Matthew Greenberg) originally formed in 1981. They recorded with super-producer Bob Ezrin, made an independent…

Find out more »

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Monday, September 30, 2019 | 8:00pm Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley resume their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Bob Dylan Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of…

Find out more »

October 2019

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 8:00pm Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley resume their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Bob Dylan Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of…

Find out more »

Gathering Sparks CD Release 

October 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, October 3 ,2019 | 8:30pm Gathering Sparks CD Release  $25 Advance / $30 Door You will come to listen, and walk away singing. GATHERING SPARKS is the graceful collision of Eve Goldberg and Jane Lewis - musical friends who blend tight harmonies, finely crafted songs, and a love of participatory singing to create an intimate and uplifting experience. Our performance on October 3, is a release and celebration of their new album “All That’s Real” - a fresh collection…

Find out more »

Martin Simpson

October 4 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, October 4, 2019 | 8:30PM Martin Simpson Advance $25.00 / Door $30.00 * There is no doubt that after 45 years as a professional musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. There is no-one who has more successfully combined the diverse elements of British,…

Find out more »

Bill Durst

October 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:30pm Bill Durst Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 Bill Durst is an award winning Canadian Blues Rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, entertainer who has written and recorded over 125 songs on 12 albums with 7 national radio hits. The Jack Richardson Hall of Famer has opened for Aerosmith, Rush, BTO, Yardbirds, Johnny Winter, Burton Cummings, Loverboy, George Thorogood, Bad Company, Edgar Winter Group, Jeff Healey, John Mayall, Downchild, David Wilcox, Little Feat and more. Mr. Durst…

Find out more »

David Francey

October 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Sunday, October 6, 2019 | 8:30pm David Francey Advance $40.00 / Door: $45.00 David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star). Born in Ayrshire, Scotland to parents who were factory workers, he moved to Canada when he was twelve. For decades, he worked across Canada in rail yards, construction sites, and in the Yukon bush, all the while writing poetry, setting it to melodies in…

Find out more »

Joan Bessie

October 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Monday, October 7, 2019 | 8:30pm Joan Bessie $30 Advance / $35 Door THROWBACK STYLE WITH A MODERN SOUND Having grown up in Toronto and now living on the west coast, Joan Bessie is excited to return to her roots with this intimate show to celebrate her new album and the first single “G.G.” hitting 10 weeks on the CBC Music Top 20 Chart. G.G. is a song about perseverance, determination and kicking up dirt before you're buried in it…

Find out more »

Lloyd Spiegel   

October 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, October 9 ,2019 | 8:30pm Lloyd Spiegel    $25 Advance / $30 Door “A revelation, the consummate performer, an Oz Blues & Roots icon.” – Rolling Stone Australia Australian blues musician Lloyd Spiegel isn’t here to change the world, just make it a little more bearable. As Lloyd celebrates his 30th year on tour in 2019, he can’t recall a time before playing guitar. Picking up the instrument at age four, Lloyd played his first professional show at age ten…

Find out more »

Dar Williams

October 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, October 11, 2019 Dar Williams Advance $35 / Door $40 * Dar Williams has been called “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” by The New Yorker. She’s released ten studio albums and authored four books including her latest, “What I Found In A Thousand Towns,” to be released in September. Known as much for her staunch progressive ideals as her raw acoustic energy, Williams has been captivating audiences with her sheer elegance and honesty in her folk-pop songwriting since…

Find out more »

Claire Lynch

October 12 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, October 12, 2019  | 8:30pm Claire Lynch  Advance $30.00 / Doors $35.00 Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, seven International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Dolly Parton credits Claire with "one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the…

Find out more »

Tom Rush

October 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8:30pm Tom Rush Advance $45.00 / Door: $50.00 Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration…a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humour and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet…

Find out more »

Old Man Luedecke CD Release 

October 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 8:30pm Old Man Luedecke CD Release  $30 Advance / $35 Door Easy Money picks up where Old Man Luedecke’s award-winning and most successful release to date, Domestic Eccentric (2015), leaves off: four years farther down the road, dreaming about his ship coming in, still a parent but now grappling with the newness of middle age, dad jokes, love for an abiding partner, the death of a parent, along with some calypso-feeling local Nova Scotia history…

Find out more »

Ray Montford

October 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 8:30pm Ray Montford & Friends $25 Advance / $30 Door Ray Montford & Friends return to Hugh’s Room for a rare Toronto Show, one year after the release of Ray’s new album ’Share My Sky’, which is now available on vinyl as well.  For this show, Ray will perform an intimate solo acoustic set, followed by a longer electric set with his stellar band.  The repertoire will feature music from Ray’s entire catalogue.  Joining him will…

Find out more »

Mary Fahl formerly of October Project

October 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 8:30PM Mary Fahl formerly of October Project Advance: $30.00 / Doors: $35.00 “Mary Fahl makes music that feels timeless, esoteric and ecumenical.“ - B.Forman, CSINDY “Sounding like no other singer of her generation” (Allmusic.com), Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC- based chamber-pop group October Project. The hallmark of their sound was Mary Fahl’s awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion…

Find out more »

John Wort Hannam

October 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:30pm John Wort Hannam $30 Advance / $35 Door In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs.  Those songs would become his first recording Pocket Full Of Holes, released in 2003. Eighteen years later, the Alberta musician has released seven full-length recordings and has a few feathers in that lucky hat.  Feathers…

Find out more »

Etta James Tribute

October 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Etta James Tribute $40 Advance / $45 Door PRESENTED BY BluesIn' Toronto HOSTED BY Danny Marks FEATURING VOCALISTS Crystal Shawanda Cheryl Lescom Quisha Wint Miss Emily Shahi Teruko Few female R&B stars enjoyed the kind of consistent acclaim Etta James received throughout a career that spanned six decades; the celebrated producer Jerry Wexler once called her "the greatest of all modern blues singers," and she recorded a number of enduring hits, including "At Last,"…

Find out more »

Coco Love Alcorn CD Release

October 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 8:30pm Coco Love Alcorn CD Release $25 Advance / $30 Door “Coco is the ultimate musical spark plug... an electrical connector through which the creative energy flows. In my 30 years of touring around the world, I have never seen another performer able to bring people together like Coco does.” - James Keelaghan, Artist Director, Summerfolk Coco Love Alcorn has always followed her spirit, but never so literally as with her latest album, Wonderland. The…

Find out more »

November 2019

Jessica Rhaye Presents The Dylan Project

November 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 8:30pm Jessica Rhaye Presents The Dylan Project Advance $20.00 / Door: $25.00 “Nice work with the Dylan tunes… Especially liked hearing Lay Down Your Weary Tune” - Ron Sexsmith “I like it a lot. Very cool project.” - Dr. Rob Bowman, Grammy Award-Winning Professor of Ethnomusicology Come celebrate the release of Just like a Woman - Songs of Bob Dylan Jessica Rhaye’s sixth full-length album, and first with backing band The Ramshackle Parade.  This rollicking…

Find out more »

Johannes Linstead

November 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 8:30pm Johannes Linstead Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 From being named Canada’s “Guitarist of the Year,” to winning eight “Best Album” awards, to seven top-ten US Billboard charting albums, and winning the “People’s Choice” award in the UK, Johannes Linstead has become recognized internationally as one of the best selling guitarists in the Instrumental, Jazz and World Music genres. Chances are even if you don’t know the name you’ve heard his music. Johannes’ songs have…

Find out more »

Truth and Dare with Christina Martin, Crissi Cochrane, Mary Stewart

November 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 8:30pm Truth and Dare with Christina Martin, Crissi Cochrane, Mary Stewart $20 Advance / $25 Door * Christina Martin Christina Martin is a multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter whose style has been described as an effortless union between Americana and Rock. Raised on Canada’s East Coast, Martin moved to Austin, Texas in the summer of 1999. In the fall of ’99 she moved to Salzgitter, Germany where she collaborated on a commercial pop project, marking her…

Find out more »

The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration of The Band

November 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 8:30pm Lance Anderson presents The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration of The Band Advance $50.00 / Door: $55.00 Players TBA It has been more than forty years since this legendary concert by The Band. If you missed it in 1976 then this is as close as you’ll get to experiencing not only the music, but the vibe, man. An all-star Canadian cast of award-winning blues and roots musicians will perform The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration…

Find out more »

The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration of The Band

November 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Sunday, November 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Lance Anderson presents The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration of The Band Advance $50.00 / Door: $55.00 Players TBA It has been more than forty years since this legendary concert by The Band. If you missed it in 1976 then this is as close as you’ll get to experiencing not only the music, but the vibe, man. An all-star Canadian cast of award-winning blues and roots musicians will perform The Last Waltz: A Musical Celebration…

Find out more »

Leahy

November 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Friday, November 29, 2019 | 8:30pm Leahy $30 Advance / $35 Door Over the course of their notable career, Canadian group Leahy has secured a place as one of the country’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots bands.  Their emergence on the Canadian music scene in the late 1990’s with their chart-topping instrumental single “Call to Dance”, introduced audiences to a new way of accessing a uniquely Canadian music genre.  The “Leahy sound” – a combination of strong stride piano, unique…

Find out more »

Leahy

November 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 8:30pm Leahy $30 Advance / $35 Door Over the course of their notable career, Canadian group Leahy has secured a place as one of the country’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots bands.  Their emergence on the Canadian music scene in the late 1990’s with their chart-topping instrumental single “Call to Dance”, introduced audiences to a new way of accessing a uniquely Canadian music genre.  The “Leahy sound” – a combination of strong stride piano, unique…

Find out more »

December 2019

Quartette

December 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 8:30pm Quartette $50 Advance / $55 Door Since their debut in 1993, the four members of Quartette have been both publicly and critically acclaimed for their lush harmonies and delightfully diverse repertoire. Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick, and Sylvia Tyson are seasoned singer/songwriters whose influences range from blues and gospel to folk and country to jazz and pop. The group’s first appearance, a showcase of Canadian women songwriters, took place at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre.…

Find out more »

Jack de Keyzer

December 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
+ Google Map

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 8:30pm Jack de Keyzer $25 Advance / $30 Door "The finest blues guitarist in Canada.” - Jeff Healey Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Jack de Keyzer plays the blues world wide, from Alert, Arctic Circle to Puerto Escondido, Mexico; from Athens, Greece to Hornby Island, BC and many points between. One of Canada’s most awarded and  in demand live performers and session guitarists, Jack has released 10 CD’s and 1 DVD. He has also played on hundreds…

Find out more »
+ Export Events