Toronto Blues Society is a not-for-profit charity dedicated to the
promotion and preservation of blues music in Canada. 

Where It’s At! (WIA) is a free weekly e-newsletter that brings blues fans recent news from the Toronto Blues Society and community.
Where It's At! | TBS News
Brian Blain CD & Video Premiere “I'm Not Fifty Anymore”
September 9 | 8pm - Tonight!

Big Dave McLean MBA Performance on TBS Youtube channel
September 16 | 6pm - Next Wednesday!

Dione Taylor at Queen West Art Crawl Online Festival as part of annual Blues in the Garden
September 20 | Time TBA

Michael Schatte CD Premiere “Conundrum”
Wednesday, September 23 | 8pm

Rez Blues 25th Anniversary live stream with Murray Porter on Facebook Live
Friday, September 25 | 8pm (EST)

TBS Pioneer Profile Series: Jackie Washington. Ken Whiteley will be interviewed by Graham Rockingham
Wednesday, September 30 | 8pm (EST)

Rez Blues 25th Anniversary live stream with Digging Roots on Facebook Live
Friday, October 2 | 8pm (EST)

Rez Blues 25th Anniversary live stream with Crystal Shawanda on Facebook Live
Friday, October 9 | 8pm (EST)

TBS Pioneer Profile Series: Eugene Smith interviewed by Bill Munson with host Longevity John
Tuesday, October 13 | 8pm (EST)

Miss Emily MBA Performance on TBS Youtube channel
Wednesday, October 14 | 6pm

Rez Blues 25th Anniversary live stream with Pura Fe on Facebook Live
Friday, October 16 | 8pm EST


Michael Jerome Brown MBA Performance on TBS Youtube channel
Wednesday, November 11 | 6pm

Raha Javanfar & Regent Park School of Music Students MBA Performance on TBS Youtube channel
Wednesday, December 9 | 6pm


Maple Blues Band MBA Performance on TBS Youtube channel
Wednesday, January 13 | 6pm
Also, watch for upcoming new events from TBS including:
  • TBS Pioneer Profile Series: Watch this space for upcoming new interviews Jay Douglas and others!
  • Talent Search finals virtual performance concert, date time TBA.

More Coming Up in October!
  • Virtual Blues: Rare video performances and workshops including never-seen-before video Jodie Drake!
  • Video series from the archives of Mako Funasaka specially curated by the TBS.
  • TBS Mental Health Workshop

Farther in the Future:
  • An online conversation on Adam Gussow's upcoming book "Whose Blues?" with the participation of the author and Sugar Brown.
  • Virtual 24th Maple Blues Awards in 2021 going live from 4 different cities! A bundle of awards will be announced next to some exciting performances from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver each Monday of February! We are launching with a livestream from Toronto on Monday, Feb 1st. Mark your calendar now for Mon, Feb 8, 15, and 22 as well.
August MapleBlues Is Out! 🤖
MapleBlues is well known throughout the international blues community and features monthly columns such as John's Blues Picks, Top Blues, monthly event listings, and Loose Blues News.

This month we bid farewell to the late Salome Bey, and salute the comeback of actual live music events. Brad Wheeler writes on Paul Reddick and the pandemic blues, announcement of upcoming TBS events - including more workshops, Pioneer Profile series, and the Rez Blues schedule - online listings, resources, the latest Loose Blues News, this month’s Blues Picks and more can be read on our September issue!
TBS Members Due to COVID-19 pandemic, TBS is unable to deliver a physical copy of the MapleBlues September issue. However expiring, new & renewing members can expect a letter from us soon. Please e-mail info@torontobluessociety.com if you have any questions and be sure to follow TBS accounts on social media for immediate updates.
Watch your inbox tonight for special early-access to Brian Blain's new album "I'm Not Fifty Anymore"! TBS is happy to offer a premiere for its followers, members and its subscribers before the album becomes available to the public this Friday on September 11th. An early-access link will be sent to your inbox tonight at 8pm.
Celebrating Rez Blues 25th Anniversary with a live stream from Vancouver, Saskatchewan, Six Nations and Toronto every Friday (8pm ET) in September and October! With the support of Canada Council for the Arts in partnership between Elaine Bomberry, Toronto Blues Society, Indigenous Performing Arts Association and CKRZ - The Voice of the Grand!
  • Sept 25: Murray Porter
  • Oct 2: Digging Roots
  • Oct 9: Crystal Shawanda
  • Oct 16: Pura Fe - new!
  • Other 2 Fridays TBA.

COBALT Submissions Now Open!
The Toronto Blues Society and Paul Reddick are happy to collaborate once again for the seventh annual Cobalt Prize Contemporary Blues Composition Award. The submissions will be open this Friday, September 11th at 10:00am EST! The intention behind the COBALT Prize is to promote blues music through exploration of its form. The winner will be announced during one of the upcoming Maple Blues Awards live stream sessions in the month of February and a cash prize of $500 will be awarded.

Click below to see the submission requirements. Please send your complete application to cobaltprize@gmail.com for consideration by Friday, October 30th at 6pm EST.
Next Wednesday: Looking Back at the
23rd Maple Blues Awards Performances

Up Next: Big Dave McLean
Did you miss this year's awards show? Are you curious about the performances of the 23rd Maple Blues Awards guest musicians at Koerner Hall? All 6 performances will be available on TBS Youtube Channel and we kicked of this special video series with the recent JUNO Blues Album of the Year award winner Dawn Tyler Watson, and Matchedash Parish. This month, we continue with Big Dave McLean and his performance will be available on TBS Youtube channel on Wednesday, September 16th at 6pm. Plus, a special short message from the artists awaits at the beginning or ending of every video for the fans! Enjoy live music and short interviews coming up by Michael Jerome BrownMiss Emily, Raha Javanfar and the Regent Park School of Music students!

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Maple Blues Awards Are Going Online in 2021

Toronto Blues Society's annual national awards show Maple Blues Awards is going virtual on its next edition which will take place in February 1, 2021. The Board of TBS has been faced with the difficult decision considering the ongoing pandemic. The public voting will still take place during the month of November 2020 and the winners will be announced during the online awards show in February.
Musicians! Promote Your New Albums!
Please make sure to mail and promote your new albums to the MBA Nominating Panel until the end of September. While our Panel is consisted of 62 members who are required to be familiar with Canadian blues artist activity and CD releases, artists are encouraged to service new releases to increase their national profile. The list of the Panel members can be found on our website with a link to their organizations. Please note, albums should be released during the eligibility period: September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
This Weekend!
The 22nd Annual Port Credit Blues & Jazz Festival, Southside Shuffle will take place virtually this year on September 10,11, 12 & 13. You can tune online on the festival's Facebook or Youtube page. Check out their website for more info.
Registration Now Open for CIMA & Indie Week's Online Live Mentorship Program
CIMA and Indie Week have partnered to present an online live mentorship program in October which will run for four weeks over a total of 8 sessions with a focus on becoming “Export and Business Ready”. The opportunity is available to 40 CIMA members (20 artist-entrepreneurs and 20 companies) as well as 20 non-CIMA members (10 artist-entrepreneurs and 10 companies). CIMA Member fee is $50, non-members, $75. Attendees will also receive a free full conference pass to Indie Week Canada online 2020. Click here for more info.

TORONTO IS IN STAGE 3!

BLUES WONDERLAND:
WHAT'S AVAILABLE ONLINE &
AT VENUES WITH REDUCED CAPACITY?

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Musicians & Venues! In lieu of the weekly Live Music Listings, TBS is eagerly compiling live streaming/online concerts as well as the few live-with-distancing performances starting to emerge. Send us your scheduled live stream, social media handle/any online fundraising campaign/past performances on your Youtube. For those organizing any live concerts, TBS would love to know so we can help spread the great news! info@torontobluessociety.com

*Updates roll on top of each list and/or marked in red every week


Upcoming Live Performances:

  • Actual Live Music: Little Magic Sam will be playing live tomorrow, Thursday, September 10th at 6:30pm at Harbour Street Fish Bar in Collingwood. $10 tip for the band added to each person’s bill. No reservations, limited seating. 

  • Big Wreck will kick things off for El Mocambo's official re-opening this Thursday, September 10th at 8pm which will be live streamed on Nugs.tv. Tickets are available to purchase for a 4K definition streaming here.

  • One of last year's TBS Talent Search finalists, Hanorah will be playing Amy Winehouse on a live stream show for the Monarch as part of their Class of T.O. series tomorrow, Thursday, September 10th. More info here.

  • Latest Blues Booster award winner Brian Blain will be doing an online album launch with the participation of album guests Harry Manx, David Vest and other surprise guests this Friday, September 11 at 8pm on Facebook. Click here to RSVP.


  • Actual Live Music: Harrison Kennedy will be playing the Southern Supper's outdoor setting just west of Hamilton this Saturday, September 12th between 6-8pm. $80 per person including food and live performance fee. More info here.

  • Actual Live Music: Bywater Call will be playing at the Vancestock IX Festival this Saturday, September 12th at 2pm in Stouffville-ON.

  • Actual Live Music: Madison Galloway will be playing live at the Blue Mountain Village (The Blue Mountains-ON) this Saturday, September 12 between 3-5pm.


  • Samantha Fish will go live on Tipitina’s TV this Saturday, September 12th at 9pm.

  • The N’Awlins radio station WWOZ will be playing highlights from past New Orleans Jazz Festival broadcasts, on its second week, from September 11th-13th. Highlights include Dr. John, Bettye Lavette, Samantha Fish, and Professor Longhair. Click here for details.

  • Actual Live Music: Open Mic - Stir It Up Sundays at Relish Bar & Grill (bring your own mic) hosted by David MacMichael on bass and Paul Brennan on drums this Sunday, September 13th at 7pm.

  • Actual Live Music: The C-Notes (Gary Kendall, Mike Fitzpatrick & Teddy Leonard) will be back, this time exclusively with Steve Marriner on the patio of the Bar Twelve 16 (1603 The Queensway | 416-251-1216) this Sunday, September 13th between 3pm-7pm! $10 cover. Social distancing & other sanitary measures will be in effect. The kitchen is not yet licensed, but there will be BBQ food on the patio.

  • The 22nd Annual Port Credit Blues & Jazz Festival, Southside Shuffle is taking place virtually this weekend on September 10,11, 12 & 13. More info on their website.

  • Actual Live Music: Big Wreck is coming to the OLG Play Stage to perform a drive-in show on Wednesday, September 16th at 8pm. Tickets are at $50-$125 and can be bought from here.

  • Actual Live Music: "Senator Serenade from the Balcony" series continue hosting live performances at the Senator Wine Bar and Taborah Johnson will be performing live with Brooke Blackburn on Friday, September 18th between 4-6pm. The show can be streamed online at The Senator's Facebook page.

  • Actual Live Music: Suzie Vinnick & Rick Fines will be performing 2 sets at The Cove Inn (Westport-ON) presented by Choose The Blues Productions and Blues on The Rideau, on Friday, September 18 at 1-4pm (lunch & show), and at 7-10pm (dinner & show). Tickets are $70+HST including meal, show, and door prizes. Proceeds go to the Westport Library. Advance RSVP required. Call the Cove at 613-273-3636. The show will also be broadcasted on the BOTR Youtube channel. Click here for more info.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Joel Johnson will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, September 19 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: The Northern Lights Festival Boréal is back with its 49th edition for a special drive-in concert on Saturday, September 19th that will include roots/folk/soul artist Julian Taylor. The event will take place in partnership with Horizon Drive-in, at the New Sudbury Centre parking lot (1349 Lasalle Blvd.). Click here for tickets.

  • Actual Live Music: Jack de Keyzer will be performing at the London Music Hall to a - now sold out show - on Saturday, September 19th at 6pm. Capacity was 50. More info here.

  • Joe Bonamassa will livestream on September 22 from the legendary Ryman Auditorium to present his new studio album Royal Tea. Event is ticketed with $1 going to the Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation for Joe’s Fueling Musicians Program with each purchase.

  • Sue Foley will be live streaming from Room 414 at The Gunter Hotel in San Antonio on Wednesday September 23rd at 9:30pm. Paid concert on Bands In Town.

  • Jack de Keyzer will be performing live at Treasure Molly's House of Music near Mimico GO Station on Saturday, September 26th at 8pm. Outdoor concert in a backyard with no food provided. Bring your own drinks. Tickets at $35. E-mail Dean for RSVP.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Chuck Jackson & Pat Carey will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, September 26 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: Jack de Keyzer will be performing an acoustic/electric duo set with Alan Duffy on bass on Saturday, October 3 at 8:30pm. The concert will take place at the Heartwood Concert Hall in Owen Sound and tickets are $25.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Jenie Thai will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, October 3 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Paul Reddick will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, October 10 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Dan McKinnon will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, October 17 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: Samantha Martin Trio will be performing at The Cove Inn (Westport-ON) presented by Choose The Blues Productions and Blues on The Rideau, on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 at 7-10pm (dinner & show). Tickets are $70+HST including meal, show, and door prizes. Proceeds go to the Ruby Gland Foundation. Advance RSVP required. Call the Cove at 613-273-3636. The show will also be broadcasted on the BOTR Youtube channel. Click here for more info.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Jack Chisholm will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, October 24 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Carlos del Junco will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, October 31 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Kensington Market Jazz Festival will take place virtually this year between November 7-8 and the lineup includes blues-friendly names along with local heavy-weights like Colleen Allen, Heather Luckhart, Jay Douglas, Shakura S'Aida, and Jackie Richardson. RSVP here.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). John Dickie will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, November 7 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: Lance Anderson will bring his critically acclaimed performance of "The Last Waltz - A Musical Celebration of The BAND Live" show to Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst-ON to celebrate the 44th Anniversary of the historic concert and film in 2020 on November 13 & 14 at 8pm. This is a 28 seat, socially distanced concert with one set only (no intermission).

  • Actual Live Music: Horojo Trio featuring Jamie Holmes (drums), Jeff Rogers (keyboards & vocals), and JW-Jones (guitar & vocals) will be performing at The Cove Inn (Westport-ON) presented by Choose The Blues Productions and Blues on The Rideau, on Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14 at 7-10pm (dinner & show). Tickets are $70+HST including meal, show, and door prizes. Proceeds go to the Westport Food Bank. Advance RSVP required. Call the Cove at 613-273-3636. The show will also be broadcasted on the BOTR Youtube channel. Click here for more info.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Michael Schatte will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, November 14 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.

  • Actual Live Music: The Mighty Duck Blues Band (Dave Curry guitar/vocals, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards, Jim Casson drums, and Gary Kendall bass/vocals) is back with their Saturday afternoon music series at Jo Blo's Rock & Wok in St. Catherines (155 St. Paul Cresent). Dwayne Laforme will be joining the band as the special guest on Saturday, November 21 at 2:30-6:30pm. Limited capacity. Call 289-990-1286 for reservations.



Ongoing Performances:

  • Glenn Marais live streams every night at 8pm on his Facebook page.

  • Colin James is giving the backstory of one of his guitars every Tuesday on his Youtube channel as part of the new "On the Couch with Colin James" #guitartuesday series.

  • Victor Wainwright is live streaming on Tuesdays (once a month for now) from his Facebook page including performances, guest interviews, news and more. Please check artist's Facebook page for upcoming live streams.


  • Jesse Whiteley goes live with Clayton Yates on Tuesdays and for his requests weekend here (dates may change/vary).


  • Suzie Vinnick live streams on StreetJelly every Wednesday at 7pm.

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band is free streaming their full concerts as part of their Swamp TV event every Thursday at 8pm.

  • Steve Hill live streams every Friday at 8pm (dates may change/vary).

  • Whitehorse is live-streaming every Friday at 5pm on Bands in Town.



  • Jenie Thai live streams on her Patreon page regularly.


  • US based Can't Stop the Blues Facebook group is featuring 1-2 blues shows each night, 9pm-11pm eastern, with fresh pre-recorded content direct from the artists’ homes.

  • Adam Ndaro Solomon is doing a live stream blending blues and world music from his apartment nearly every day. Check out his Facebook account to catch one of the videos and keep in touch.


Education:

  • On Tuesday, September 15 at 3pm (EDT), CAPACOA will moderate a discussion to raise awareness of the #LightUpLive campaign, a Day of Visibility for the live performing arts sector; and share on the evolving and innovative strategies of reopenings across the country. Register & more info here.

  • Americana Music Association is holding a virtual 3-day educational experience event between September 16 - 18 with over 100 online sessions with industry experts and trendsetting artists, including special performances. Talks include Blues Hall of Famers Mavis Staples, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, and more roots artists. Passes are on sale here.


  • Interested in learning slide guitar? Bottleneck or Lap Style? Open Tunings? Finger picking? Sean Pinchin is now booking online lessons on his website.

  • Dubbed as Blues prodigy from Niagara, Spencer MacKenzie is offering lessons on his website with his band mates Miles Evans-Branagh, and Matt Burns. Click here to get started with your customized learning experience.

  • Take a virtual Muddy Waters tour at the Delta Blues Museum. You can also participate on an interactive journey about John Lee Hooker, Charlie Musselwhite or more on the website.

  • Rebecca Hennessy is currently taking new online students for all levels of trumpet, music theory and songwriting. Courses available over FaceTime, Facebook messenger video or Zoom. Email to: rebecca@rebeccahennessy.com



  • Jesse Whiteley is currently offering video lessons from home via Skype/FaceTime/Zoom and you can reach him on his Lessons page.

  • Canadian Music Incubator is offering online mentorship sessions available to purchase at $150+HST for a bundle of three 60-minute meetings.


New Initiatives, Online Archives:

  • Ontario Live is a new portal by Destination Ontario, a virtual marketplace that brings Ontario together to help support local artists, operators, attractions and businesses throughout the province. Coming soon, you’ll be able to buy, donate to, or experience the best Ontario has to offer all in one place.


  • “An Air B&B for shows”, Vancouver-based Side Door is now featuring ticketed shows on Zoom during the pandemic. Click here for the upcoming shows and more info.

  • "Almost Live" live blues music series by Canal Bank Shuffle is on Youtube and donations to the music series are accepted through here.


  • MusicTogether upcoming live stream schedule is here. Thanks to music funders including Arts & Crafts, Slaight Music, and the Ministry of Heritage.


  • You can stream select past performances including the latest Maple Blues Awards on Koerner Hall's online archive.

  • Montreux Jazz Festival released over 50 full sets for free including Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, and more.
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External Emergency Funding Initiatives Announced To Date:

  • CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) - extended for an additional four weeks to a maximum of 28 weeks. The Government will be transitioning to a simplified Employment Insurance (EI) program, effective September 27 to provide income support to those who remain unable to work and are eligible.

  • SOCAN's new program Encore! is paying musicians for live online concerts on Facebook and Instagram.

  • MusicTogether is open to Ontario musicians only. Apply here for a paid performance opportunity.




  • The AFC - Emergency financial aid for entertainment pros







Resources & News:

  • Bandcamp Fridays will continue happening on the first Friday of every month until the end of the year. Click here for a more detailed calendar.

  • Artists can submit their upcoming gigs to Ontario Live, a new portal by Destination Ontario.

  • The City of Toronto's ShopHERE helps Toronto businesses and artists build and promote their own Shopify online stores.

  • Spotify launched a feature that will enable artists to fundraise directly.

  • TuneCore is offering all of their subscribers a 50% discount that you can use for your next single or album release. A one-time discount offer available at checkout.


  • ACTRA has extended the date for paying dues.

  • City of Toronto's Music Office's thorough document to help musicians and venues/organizations survive.


  • Canada Council for the Arts: Information about CCA's cancellation policy can be found here.


  • Toronto Musicians Association's resources for financial assistance and bill payment relief here.

  • Music Managers Forum Canada's constantly updated resource page is here.

  • Nightly 60-second clip of tips by music publicist Eric Alper during pandemic will be available here.

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We are hoping to get back on to our Live Blues Listings when further info is available. See you outside post-pandemic! Until then stay safe & healthy!

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