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Dave Cousins (of Strawbs) Book Launch & Reading – Autobiography – ‘Exorcising Ghosts’October 21, 2014 [Tue]

How did a working class boy from West London come to discover Sandy Denny and Rick Wakeman, work with iconic figures like David Bowie, Dickie Attenborough and Dame Vera Lynn, meet royalty, change the face of commercial radio, and be … Continue reading

Acoustic StrawbsOctober 21, 2014 [Tue]

As Strawbs move gracefully into their fifth decade of music making, it is still difficult to categorise the unique sound that has made them Britain’s most successful international progressive folk-rock band. David Cousins, who leads the group, has been described by the … Continue reading

$55 Advance/$60 Door (includes HST)

Sarah MacDougallOctober 22, 2014 [Wed]

with Field Study The exciting Hugh’s Room debut of the winner of the Western Canadian Music Award for Roots Solo Album of the Year, delivers melodic & poetic songs with exhilarating passion & sonic beauty. WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC AWARDS  2012: … Continue reading

$18 Advance/$20 Door (includes HST)

Russell deCarle Trio featuring Steve Briggs & Denis Keldie – CD ReleaseOctober 23, 2014 [Thu]

Opening set by Zachary Lucky Held together by equal measures of heartbreak and hope, and featuring performances from some of Canada’s most accomplished instrumentalists, Under the Big Big Sky plays like the soundtrack to a vintage film. A fluent mix … Continue reading

$25 Advance/$27.50 Door (includes HST)

Carlos del JuncoOctober 24, 2014 [Fri]

With Eric St.Laurent (guitar) & Henry Hellig (bass)   It’s probably a good thing Carlos wasn’t there when the harmonica appeared in North America in the 1860s. Neil Young and Bob Dylan can probably roll with it when he says they are … Continue reading

$25 Advance/$27.50 Door (includes HST)

The Silver HeartsOctober 25, 2014 [Sat]

  Ensconced as the house band at the ancient, ramshackle tavern The Montreal House, the original duo of Charlie Glasspool and Trevor “Tiny” Davis  attracted old friends and grew from a duo, to a quintet, to an anarchic horde of over a … Continue reading

$20 Advance/$22.50 Door (includes HST)

Ken Whiteley’s Sunday Gospel Matinee – A Special Nova Scotia Gospel Celebration…October 26, 2014 [Sun]

 On October 26 at 2 p.m., we are going to kick off my 12th Sunday Afternoon Gospel Series at Hugh’s Room in Toronto with a fabulous show of African Nova Scotian gospel music. I was there last spring, met some … Continue reading

$20 Advance/$22.50 Door/ $18 for Groups 10+ (tickets must be purchased at one time) (Includes HST)

A Tribute to Willie DixonOctober 26, 2014 [Sun]

Presented by Ross Robinson/BluesIn Toronto Hosted by Danny Marks Featuring David Rotundo Phil Naro Julian Fauth Alec Fraser   According to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame website, Willie Dixon has been called “the poet laureate of the blues” … Continue reading

$30 Advance/$32.50 Door (Includes HST)

Chris Coole & Ivan Rosenberg – CD Release “Return to Trion”October 27, 2014 [Mon]

The captivating duo releases their new album, “Return to Trion” with their intricate & knock-out interpretations of new & old  bluegrass, old-timey & country tunes.   Described by Banjo Newsletter as “a two-man folk festival,” Toronto-based Chris Coole and Ivan … Continue reading

$20 Advance/$22.50 Door (includes HST)

Private EventOctober 28, 2014 [Tue]