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• Friday, February 12

Full Circle (Jeffrey May and Trisha Pope), at Café Mariposa (5434 Côte St. Luc Road, Villa Maria metro) 7:30pm $15 514.699.5951

• Friday and Saturday, February 12 and 13

The 19th Annual Roots of Rock and Roll Concert: Blueberry Hill—Music from New Orleans, Featuring Craig Morrison & the Momentz, Vintage Wine, and special guests Pat Loiselle, Terry Joe "Banjo" Rodrigues, Amelia McMahon, Samantha Borgal, Rosalie Cerro, Kate Bevan-Baker, and a three-piece horn section led by Little Frankie Thiffault. At Oscar Peterson Concert Hall. Information about buying tickets here

• Monday, February 15

MIPSO, at Casa del Popolo (4871 St. Laurent) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $12 advance/$15 doors/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Wednesday, February 17

Corb Lund; American Aquarium, at Fairmont Theater (5240 Park) 8pm (doors 7pm) $22.50 presented by Greenland and Evenko

• Thursday, February 18

Durham County Poets, opening for Geneviève Toupin, at Les Caberet d'Albert (169 Champlain, Salabery de Valleyfield) 8pm

• Saturday, February 27

Steel Rail, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225 A Wintergreen Concert

• Wednesday, March 2

Fish and Bird, at Casa del Popolo (4871 St. Laurent) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Friday, March 11

NEeMA, CD release, at Sala Rossa (4848 St. Laurent) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Saturday, March 19

The Slocan Ramblers, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225 A Wintergreen Concert

• Thursday, April 14

Roxanne Potvin, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Saturday, April 23

Natalie Haas and Yann Falquet, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $20/$10 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225 A Wintergreen Concert

• Tuesday, April 28

David Francey, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $25/$15 students. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Friday, May 20

Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar, at Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur E) 8pm (doors: 7:30) $12/$15 at the door. Hello Darlin' Productions. 514.524.9225

• Wednesday, May 25

The Jen Lane Band, with special guest, Melanie Brulée, at Quai des Brumes (4481 St. Denis) 9:30pm Tickets: tba 514.499.0467

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Ongoing


It's best to call the venues and confirm these Ongoing entries before going. I don't update these unless I receive messages with information to that effect.

Saturdays

Mariposa…Blues Café (live acoustic performances) 7pm–11pm (5434 Côte St. Luc Road, Villa Maria metro) 514.699.5951

Belfast Andi, Bob Cussen, at Hurley's (1225 Crescent) 3–6pm (except third Saturday of each month) 514.861.4111

BBAM! Gallery(3255 St. Jacques) 514.952.6190


Sundays

Belfast Andi and Bob Cussen host an Irish session at McKibbins downtown (1426 Bishop) from 1–4pm

Belfast Andi, Bob Cussen, and Patrick Hutchinson host an Irish session at the Main St McKibbins (3515 St. Laurent) 5–8pm

Bluegrass Night at Barfly (4062A St. Laurent). 514.284.6665

Bluegrass Sundays, at Grumpy's (1242 Bishop) 6–8pm Free


Mondays

Chick Pickin' Mondays at Grumpy's (1242 Bishop) 9:30pm 514.866.9010

Hillbilly Night at the Wheel Club (3375 Cavendish, below Sherbrooke). Free. Begins at 9pm 514.489.3322

Traditional Irish Music at Hurley's, welcoming musicians of all skill levels (1225 Crescent,) 8–11pm 514.861.4111

Lundi Trad, at l'Escalier (552 Ste. Catherine E) around 8pm


Tuesdays

Drop the Gloves Tuesdays (open mic) at Grumpy's Bar (1242 Bishop) 514.866.9010

Open mic at the Arts Cafe (201 Fairmount/Esplanade) 514.843.6415


Wednesdays

Colin Perry & Blind at Barfly (4062A St. Laurent) 514.284.6665

Irish sessions, at O'Regan's Irish Pub (1224 Bishop). Something for beginners and experienced musicians. 8–11pm

Traditional music jam, at Vices & Versa (6631 St. Laurent), with Pascal Gemme, Yann Falquet (Genticorum) and guests. 9pm Free 514.272.2498


Thursdays

Moonshine on Thursday (bluegrass & old-time jam) at Grumpy's Bar (1242 Bishop) 514.866.9010

Coeur de Village (St. Isadore)

Café Mariposa (live acoustic performances) 8:30pm–12:30am (5434 Côte St. Luc Road, Villa Maria metro) 514.699.5951

Blues Jam Night, at the Unik Bar (805 Decarie, Ville St. Laurent) 9pm–1am 514.744.5345 Bring your instruments

Open mic night, at Coop la Maison Verte, the first and third Thursdays each month (5875 Sherbrooke W) 7–10pm Free All welcome! Beginning December 4th

Swift Years, at l'Escalier (552 Ste. Catherine E) second Thursday each month 10pm


Fridays

Open acoustic session, from 7–9pm, at the Pub Next Door, (5175 Sherbrooke W., corner Marlowe), hosted by Belfast Andi, Bob Cussen, and Patrick Hutchinson

Open Stage at The Yellow Door hosted by Marc Nerenberg on Friday nights. Three songs or 20 minutes, whichever comes first. Come before 8:30 and sign up. No telephone sign-ups or prior reservations — just show up. Bring friends. Admission is free. (3625 Aylmer)

Finegan's First Friday: Old time/bluegrass music circle, the first Friday of the month, at 5202 Queen Mary Road

First Friday of each month: "Popular & lively Country Western evening at beautiful Kelso Hall, a not-for–profit arts centre in a beautiful old former church, brings together performers and fans of Country & Western for live music, dancing, and refreshments. 7:30pm. For all. Free admission, donations accepted. (897 2nd Concession Rd., Elgin, Qc.)" For more info and directions or 450.264.9786

Second Friday of each month: Vintage Wine's Rock and Roll Dance Party, doors 8pm, music 9:00pm–12:30+ at The Wheel Club, (3373 Cavendish; below Sherbrooke W., NDG) $10 — tickets at the door.

Second and fourth Friday: BluesReel, at at l'Escalier (552 Ste. Catherine E) 6–8pm

Café NamasThé (Ormstown)

Side Door Coffee House (12450 Gascon, Pierrefonds) 8pm $10 Isabelle 514.658.1630 or Val 514.696.3369 (October to May)

Friday Night Hootenanny, at Mainline Theater (3997 St. Laurent) 9:45pm–11:45pm

The Yellow Door

Gigzz (Ormstown)

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Festivals/Camps 2016


February 12–14: Winterfolk XIV Blues and Roots Festival (Toronto, Ont.)

March 4–7: Winter Folk Camp, YMCA Wanakita (Haliburton, Ont.)

April 21–24: Ottawa Grassroots Festival

April 28–May 1: MerleFest (North Carolina)

May 7–10: La Grande Rencontre, à la PdA au coeur des Sciences de l’UQAM

May 26–29: Ste. Catherine Street Comes Alive with One Wo/man Bands!

June 15–19: Montreal Folk Fest on the Canal

June 24–26: Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance (Altamont, NY)

June 19–25: Northeast Heritage Music Camp (Starksboro, Vermont)

July 1–3: Chants de Vielles (Village de Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, QC)

July 1–3: The Stan Rogers Folk Festival (Canso, Nova Scotia)

July 8–10: Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia, Ontario)

July 8–17: Tremblant International Blues Festival

July ?: Sherblues & Folk (Sherbrooke, Qc)

July 8–10: Vancouver Island MusicFest

July ?: Cammac Summer Program

July 21–24: Calgary Folk Festival

July 27–28: le Festival Memoire et Racines (Joliette)

July 22–24: Dawson City Music Festival

July 31–August 2: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (Dodds Farm, Hillsdale, N.Y.)

July ?: Blue Skies Music Festival

August ?: Hudson Music Festival

August 4–7: Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (Nova Scotia)

August 12–14: Kingsville Folk Music Festival (Ontario)

August ? (Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm): Saint-Jérôme Folk

August ?: Valley Stage Music Festival (Huntington, Vermont)

August 10–14: Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke

September 2–4: Shelter Valley Folk Festival (Ontario)

September ?: City Folk (Ottawa)

September ?: Branches & Roots Festival (Ormstown)

October ?: Les Rendez-vous ès TRAD de Québec (Québec City)

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