Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Gyles

Powerhouses vocalist and thoughtful lyricist - Ladies and Gentlemen: meet Gyles. One cannot deny this hardworking dynamo as her talents have amassed an impressive array of industry accomplishments.


Gyles' vocals are behind the hook of Juno and Much Music Award winner Carlos Morgan's "Baby c'mon", featured on Groove Essentials Volume 1. Soon after, she provided background vocals for Juno award winner Jully Black and Juno nominee Camille Douglas. Having been noticed quickly for a singing style bathed with sparkly tenacity, Gyles was brought on board as lead vocalist for Toronto neo-soul band Jamesking. Two of her songs have been awarded second place at the 2008 and 2010 Radio Star National Songwriter's Competition. One of which, has been featured in the major motion picture: Shark City - starring Vivica A. Fox. Her live performances have garnered her headlining honors for the 2008 Montreal Funk Festival and opening in 2009 for Ivana Santilli during Canadian Music Week. 

Gyles is now on the most exciting chapter of her musical journey: writing for her solo debut. Spring 2012 will see the launch of her debut single “On One Knee” - a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals that will surely capture fans who appreciate real music, both young & young at heart

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Apr
30
8:00 PM20:00

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

Gyles

Powerhouses vocalist and thoughtful lyricist - Ladies and Gentlemen: meet Gyles. One cannot deny this hardworking dynamo as her talents have amassed an impressive array of industry accomplishments.


Gyles' vocals are behind the hook of Juno and Much Music Award winner Carlos Morgan's "Baby c'mon", featured on Groove Essentials Volume 1. Soon after, she provided background vocals for Juno award winner Jully Black and Juno nominee Camille Douglas. Having been noticed quickly for a singing style bathed with sparkly tenacity, Gyles was brought on board as lead vocalist for Toronto neo-soul band Jamesking. Two of her songs have been awarded second place at the 2008 and 2010 Radio Star National Songwriter's Competition. One of which, has been featured in the major motion picture: Shark City - starring Vivica A. Fox. Her live performances have garnered her headlining honors for the 2008 Montreal Funk Festival and opening in 2009 for Ivana Santilli during Canadian Music Week. 

Gyles is now on the most exciting chapter of her musical journey: writing for her solo debut. Spring 2012 will see the launch of her debut single “On One Knee” - a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals that will surely capture fans who appreciate real music, both young & young at heart

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Apr
16
8:00 PM20:00

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Madette

Madette is a versatile R&B artist born in the Philippines and raised in Toronto. Her sound is best described as "Smooth & Soulful with an Edge" and her influences include Sade, Lauryn Hill and Michael Jackson. 

Frequently performing at public and private events, such as, restaurants, weddings and birthday parties, Madette's previous performances also include festivals & fundraisers at: Nathan Phillips Square, Ontario Place, Beaches Jazz Festival - Main Stage, and Roy Thomson Hall Reception.  

Website:  youtube.com/get2madette
IG: instagram.com/get2madette

Enjoy a night of great music, delicious food, captivating art and positive vibes!

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Apr
9
8:00 PM20:00

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Apr
7
to Apr 8

Fried Plantains: Afro-Soca Edition

CALLING ALL CARIBBEAN AND AFRICAN FOLKS!!!

Fried Plantains Queer Soca Fete is BACCCK. 
[The ONLY Queer Soca Fete in Toronto. ]
AFRO SOCA EDITION

(THINK FRIED PLANTAINS BUT ALSO JOLLOF RICE...all night!)

DJ Blackcat / Charmed Monroe
https://www.mixcloud.com/djblackcatt/

CHANLMARSHL
https://soundcloud.com/chanlmarshl

SIKH KNOWLEDGE
https://soundcloud.com/sikh_knowledge

SOCA// DANCEHALL// AFRO-BEATS // REGGAE // CHUTNEY // AFRO-SOCA // REGGAETON // 

* FREE FRIED PLANTAINS *
$5 BEFORE 11:30 $10 AFTER

Come buss ah wine. Bubble on a DJ and do the Azonto.

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The RUDE Collective does not tolerate any racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, or transphobic behaviour at our events, and those who do so will be banned.

Stay Rude. xoxo

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Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

JWT

JWT is a dynamic Jazz/Funk/Soul/Pop group from Toronto, Canada. Lead by Jeremy Walmsley on Vocals/Guitar/Percussion, who's performed on stages all across U.S and Canada as a Professional Actor and Vocalist, possessing a high tenor pop range with a mix of unique beatbox and scat vocal skills. On Keys is the unparalleled, Adrian Hogan, the co-founder, original collaborator, and successful R&B/Pop Producer. JWT has performed at reputable Jazz Clubs in the city such as; Jazz Bistro, 120 Diner, Poetry Jazz Cafe, Gate 403 and Casa Loma for basketball legend Michael Jordan's Birthday. JWT takes popular songs from the 60's to present day and fuses the worlds of Pop, Funk and Soul with the world of Jazz. Old meets new. Opening up the Jazz world to a current, young, and vibrant, mainstream audience. 

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Mar
26
8:00 PM20:00

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

Groove Charkra

Jazz Swing and Blues

Victoria Yeh is a Toronto-based acoustic and electric violinist, having performed for over 20 years at events and concerts across the country. Classically trained, Victoria’s unique style combines classical purity with the edginess of prog fusion to present the violin as it has never been heard before.

Canadian singer/songwriter/musician, Stevie Gee, has taken the 1940’s swing style of music to a new high with his soulful vocals and melodious guitar grooves.

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Mar
19
8:00 PM20:00

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Mar
19
to Mar 20

Neil Brathwaite

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados, Saxophone player Neil Brathwaite is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. Joining Neil will be Howard Ayee on Bass, Danny Lockwood on Drums, and Eric Boucher on Keys.  

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Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior

Swingin' , stomping, and singin, on Spirtuals, Ragtime, Blues & Jazz standards, The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior are an improvisational group of talented musicians dedicated to respecting the true spirit of Jazz. 

Founded by Sean Stanely on piano and vocals, and Sokhna-Dior on vocals and percussion, the group regularly features some of the city's most talented musicians on upright bass, drums, trombone, trumpet and more. 

www.stoptimeentertainment.com

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Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Gyles

Powerhouses vocalist and thoughtful lyricist - Ladies and Gentlemen: meet Gyles. One cannot deny this hardworking dynamo as her talents have amassed an impressive array of industry accomplishments.


Gyles' vocals are behind the hook of Juno and Much Music Award winner Carlos Morgan's "Baby c'mon", featured on Groove Essentials Volume 1. Soon after, she provided background vocals for Juno award winner Jully Black and Juno nominee Camille Douglas. Having been noticed quickly for a singing style bathed with sparkly tenacity, Gyles was brought on board as lead vocalist for Toronto neo-soul band Jamesking. Two of her songs have been awarded second place at the 2008 and 2010 Radio Star National Songwriter's Competition. One of which, has been featured in the major motion picture: Shark City - starring Vivica A. Fox. Her live performances have garnered her headlining honors for the 2008 Montreal Funk Festival and opening in 2009 for Ivana Santilli during Canadian Music Week. 

Gyles is now on the most exciting chapter of her musical journey: writing for her solo debut. Spring 2012 will see the launch of her debut single “On One Knee” - a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals that will surely capture fans who appreciate real music, both young & young at heart

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