Listing of music venues and folk clubs:

 

Barrie & area

Name: Good Vibes Coffee House

When: Every Thursday, 7-10 pm (or later)

Where: Mount St. Louis Road & 4th Line of Oro-Medonte

Contact: John Vella (705-528-0611)

Cover: $5 (if you can afford it)

Website: http://goodvibes5.tripod.com/

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Elora-Fergus-Guelph

Name: Elora Acoustic Cafe

Host: Steve Royall

When: Second Friday of every month (most of the time)

Where: Elora Centre for the Arts, 75 Melville St, Elora ON

Cover: $5 includes coffee/tea

Website (FB): http://eloraacousticcafe.com/

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Name: Tuesday night jam

Host:  Terry Golletz

When:  every Tuesday, 8-11 pm

Where: Café Creperie, 40 Mill Street West, Elora, ON

Cover:  No

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Name: Thursday night open mic

Host: Adam Shaw

When: Every Thursday 9 pm on

Where: O’Brien’s, 216 St. Andrew Street, Fergus

Cover: No

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Name: Molly Blooms jam session

Host: Daniel Richard

When: Saturdays 2:00 – 5:30 pm

Where: 91 Wyndham St N, Guelph ON

Cover: No

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Name: Shepherd’s Pub Jam

Hosts: Sara McFadzean

When: Every (other) Thursday day, 9:00 – midnight (or later)

Where: 8 Mill Street West, Elora ON

Cover: No

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Name: Shepherd’s Pub Celtic Jam

Hosts: Eva McAuley, Robin Aggus

When: Every Friday, 9:00 – midnight

Where: 8 Mill Street West, Elora ON

Cover: No

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Name: Metcalfe Open Mic Series

Host: Don Sawchuk

When: twice/month, Saturday (check FB page)

Where: The Metcalfe, 59 Metcalfe Street, Elora, ON

Cover: No

FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Metcalfe-Open-Mic-Series/283246671716420

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Name: Cornerstone Campfire Sessions

Hosts: Mark Rodford & Greg Denton

When: 3rd Sunday of the month, November – April

Where: Cornerstone Café, 1 Wyndham St N, Guelph

Cover: No

FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/8151172978/

 

Georgetown- Milton

Name: Jam Night (acoustic)

Host: Phil Lewin

When: Tuesdays & Fridays 8 – 11 pm

Where: The Copper Kettle Pub, 517 Main Street, Glen Williams ON (just N of Georgetown)

Cover: No

Phone: 905-877-5551

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Name: Open Mic/Jam

Hosts: Paul Crawford & Ryan Hill

When: Sunday 9 pm – 1 am

Where: The Ivy Arms, 201 Main St E, Milton

Cover: No

FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Open-Mic-Jam-Night-at-Ivy-Arms/266702010043809

 

Hamilton-Brantford

Name: Artword Artbar Open Mic Wednesdays

Host: Ron Weihs

When: every Wednesday

Where: Artword Artbar, 15 Colborne St, Hamilton ON

Cover: No

Website: http://www.artword.net/artbar/

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Name: Brantford Open Stage

Host: Dave Jensen

When: Last Friday of each month

Where: Best Western/Brant Park Inn, 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford, ON

Cover: $4 (performers free)

Website: http://www.jeremiah.ca/BOS.html

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Name: Hamilton Folk Club

Host: Al Lindsay

When:every other Tuesday, 8 pm

Where: The Pheasant Plucker Pub, 20 Augusta Street, Hamilton ON

Cover: $3 cover (performers free)

Website: http://www.hamiltonfolkclub.ca/

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Kitchener-Waterloo Cambridge

Name:  The Black Walnut Folk Club

Host:  hosting duties shared by several people

When:  Third Friday of every month, Sept-June, 8 pm (arrive after 6:30 to sign up)

Where: Mill-Courtland Community Centre, 216 Mill St, Kitchener ON

Cover: $3

Website: http://blackwalnut.wordpress.com/

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Name: Mill Race Folk Club Singaround

Host: hosting duties rotate; Mill Race Folk Society is the host organization

When: Usually the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month @ 8 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion, 4 Veteran’s Way, Cambridge

Cover: $3

Website: http://www.millracefolksociety.com/mrEvents.shtml

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Name: Old Chestnuts Song Circle

Host: Jack Cole

When: 4th Saturday of the month (usually), 8 – 11 pm

Where: Call for location (519-578-6298)

Cover: donations welcome

Website: http://www.mgl.ca/~jhcole/ocscnews.html

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Name: Open Mic with Robbie Hancock

Host: Robbie Hancock

When: Every Sunday, 7 – 10 pm

Where: Fionn McCool’s, 4287 King St E Kitchener

Cover: no

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Name: Maxwell’s Music House

Hosts: Ryan & Brandon

When: Every Tuesday, 9 pm – 12 am (sign up at 8)

Where: 220 King St N, Waterloo, ON

Cover: no

Website: http://www.maxwellsmusichouse.ca/

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Name: Waterloo-Wellington Bluegrass Jam

Hosts: shared host duties

When: Every Tuesday, 7 – 11 pm (slow jam 7 – 8:30)

Where: Galt Legion, 4 Veteran’s Way, Cambridge

Cover: No

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/166127452746/members/

Niagara Falls

Name: Friday night open mic

When: every Friday night, 7 – 10 pm

Where: News Café, 3463 Portage Road, Niagara FAlls, ON

Cover: No

FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/107561272595486/

Orangeville

Name: Orangeville Uke Jam

Hosts: Heather Katz & Michael Griffin

When: 2nd Sunday, 2-4 pm

Where: Broadway Music, 232 Broadway, Orangeville, ON

Cover: no

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Ottawa

Name: Open stage at Irene’s

Host:  Geoff Johnson

When:  Every Saturday afternoon, 2-6 pm

Where:  Irene’s Pub, 885 Bank St, Ottawa ON

Cover:  No

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Toronto

Name: Corktown Ukulele Jam

Host: Steve McNie

When: Every Wednesday 8 – 11 pm

Where: Paintbox Bistro, 550 Paintbox St E, Toronto ON

Cover: $6 for workshop; +$3 for theme night open stage (first Wednesday of month)

Website: http://www.torontoukes.com/

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Name: Free F’all Sundays

When: Every Sunday night, 8 pm until late (arrive between 5-7 to sign up)

Where: The Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON

Cover: No

Website: http://www.supermarkettoronto.com/site/weekly/singer-songwriter-night

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Name: Open Mic at the Magic Oven

When: Every Saturday 2-6pm

Where: The Magic Oven, 347 Keele Street, Toronto

Cover: No

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