November Events!

November is a busy event month. Check out our lineup;

 

Upcoming Events @ Paintbox !

 

No Corkage Fee Mondays!

BYOB Wine, No Corkage Fee with a Purchase of an Entrée

Every Monday!!

Reservation Required

 

Comedy Night: Arthur Simeon & Friends

Friday November 14th

8pm/ $10 Tix

 

 

Bill G. Jazz

Monday November 17th

7:00pm / $10 Tix

 

Paint Nite

Tuesday November 18th

7-9pm

Tickets $25 with promo code (Must purchase tix from paintnite.ca)

 

Chris Lowry (Guitar Soloist)

Thursday November 20th

7:30pm/$10

 

Michael Dunston

Friday Novemebr 21st

9pm/ $20 tix online: paintboxmusic.ca

 

Denis Sching (Piano Soloist)

Saturday November 22nd

7pm/ $10

 

Tim Boyle – A Simple Man *CD Release Party*

Tim Boyle

October Events

October 16th, 2014 at 8pm

Paintbox Bistro proudly presents “Live at Paintbox” music series with Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals at 8pm on October 16, 2014. Doors at 7pm.

Wickens has worked with and/or opened shows for many of the best that Canada and abroad have to offer including Pat Travers, Sonny Landreth, Jon Knight, The Johnny Max Band, the late Jeff Healey, Downchild, Serena Ryder, Robin Bank$, Kevin Breit & Shakura S’Aida among them.

Now in his 40’s, the career and music of singer, guitarist and songwriter Dylan Wickens has focus, purpose and a story to tell.  Years of working as a sideman and occasional front man with the best in the Toronto roots scene through his twenties and thirties provided time and experience to refine his craft and absorb the best qualities of the musicians he supported as he found his own voice, his own story, his own stage to command.   ​

His 2010 CD offering, Tattoo Black, is widely recognized as a pivotal recording in his career that cemented his place as an artist to watch in the Canadian blues and roots scene. Today, the Wickens’ trio, Dylan Wickens, Al Webster (drums – Colin James, Amanda Marshall, Jeff Healey, Long John Baldry) and Dennis Pinhorn (bass – Danny Brooks, Downchild) known as Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals are a swampy blues powerhouse not to be missed.

Website: www.dylanwickens.ca

Doors open: 7:00PM

Show: 8:00PM

Tickets:

Advance: $10

Door: $15

October 19th, 2014

Blue Denim Press presents “Blue Murder with Blue Denim” Sunday October 19th, 2014. Doors at 3pm.

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Website:  http://www.bluedenimpress.com/

 

October 23, 2014 at 8pm

Paintbox Bistro proudly presents “Live at Paintbox” music series with Robin Banks at 8pm on October 23, 2014. Doors at 7pm.

Song writer, record producer, band leader, award winning vocalist and performer, Robin Banks is a master of tone and phrasing. Banks has a vocal style, strength and clarity that has been compared to Etta James and Dinah Washington, matched with the charisma and boldness of Tina Turner.

Born in Canada a mere 50 miles from Detroit, then transplanted to Dallas, and then Jamaica, Banks is a diverse, international artist who is clearly comfortable with Jazz, Classic R&B, Soul, even Reggae. She is often lauded for her captivating live performances, her confident ability to connect and affect her audience, and her sincerity and authenticity.

Robin has established herself as a fearless, female force in International Blues circles recording and performing with the likes of Duke Robillard, Doug James and a long list of legendary Texas, West Coast and Chicago musicians.

“Robin’s got soul, class and most of all good taste!” – Duke Robillard

“One of the top 20 female voices in Canada” – Virgil Scott

Website: www.reverbnation.com/robinbanks

Doors open: 7:00PM

Show: 8:00PM

Tickets:

Advance: $10

Door: $15

September Events

Soul Stew – September 12th, 2014

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If you like R&B, Soul, and Funk this is the real deal.
Soul Stew is Toronto’s legendary band that has had folks shaking their tail feather going back to the days of the Bamboo on Queen Street.
This is the same band that started the music scene on College Street 15 years ago.
They’re still pumping out the grooves as crisp as ever.
The Memphis Sound, Motown, Philly Sound, The Meters, all the classic R&B, Soul and Funk you love.
It’s all there in one band and they’re bringing the party to the Paintbox Friday, September 12th for one rockin’ night.
Be prepared to dance!
Michael Dunston ‐ Lead Vocals, Percussion
David Gray ‐ Guitar, Background Vocals
Matt Horner ‐ Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Background Vocals
John Johnson ‐ Tenor, Alto & Baritone Sax
Mark Kelso ‐ Drums, Background Vocals
Roberto Occhipinti ‐ Bass, Background Vocals
Tickets:
Advance: $15/SC
Door: $20
For info on upcoming shows, please visit us at www.paintboxmusic.ca

Jully Black – September 13th, 2014

JULLY BLACK NEW

From opening for Kanye West in Singapore to being hand picked to perform for the Queen; from performing on the same bill as Celine Dion at the 2012 Jamaica Jazz Fest to being the main act for Canada Day celebrations in London, England, Jully Black has perfected her explosive live performance that showcases her unique and powerful voice as well as her ability to engage audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
For a rare appearance in an intimate setting “Canada’s Queen of R&B’ brings her dynamic show to the Paintbox featuring music from her latest release “Made In Canada”. This is a show you won’t want to miss.
Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund
Tickets:
Advance: $50+ HST
Door: $60

Singing For Scaredy Cats – September 23rd, 2014

Come to Paintbox in your best singing disguise and let it all out! Whether you’re a pro or only sing in the shower or in the car, dress up and sing like no one is watching! Everyone is welcome!

Click here for more info!

Tim Boyle CD Release Party – October 28th, 2014

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August Events!

There are lots of great things happening this month at Paintbox. Check out some of our upcoming events here! >>> Upcoming Events (aug)

A sneak peek of July at Paintbox…

The Moonwalks

July 12th, 2014

No Cover. Doors @ 9pm

http://themoonwalks.ca/

Check out The Moonwalks right here at Paintbox on July 12th. Playing your favourite covers from The Beatles to Rihanna and, of course, Michael Jackson! No cover. Show starts @ 9pm!
Check out The Moonwalks right here at Paintbox on July 12th. Playing your favourite covers from The Beatles to Rihanna and, of course, Michael Jackson! No cover. Show starts @ 9pm!

Paint Nite @ Paintbox

Wednesday July 16th, 2014

7pm

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Visit the Paint Nite website for more info!

Junior Jazz Jam Ft. the Terra Hazelton Trio

Saturday July 19th, 2014

10am – 11am

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Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Terra Hazelton Trio!

Saturday, July 19, 10:00am-11:00am.

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series features six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

The event on Saturday, July 19th features the Terra Hazelton Trio! Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

Workshop Description:

Learn how to turn stories into songs!

Sing and clap along with a swinging jazz trio!

Discover how lyrics and music combine for great storytelling!!

Featuring: Terra Hazelton, voice; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Jordan O’Connor, bass.

Terra Hazelton is an accomplished singer, actress, improviser, radio host, and model.  She grew up in Calgary and became involved theatre and comedy at the age of 14, studying with Keith Johnstone (Loose Moose Theatre, Theatresports). Since then, Terra has played everything from primordial soup to any fairy-tale heroine to a tap dancing sheep, performing children’s theatre and teaching improvisation. Her involvement in theatre would eventually lead her to study musical theatre in New York City at the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy. After moving to Toronto, she was discovered by the late Jeff Healey, and under his mentorship, turned her sights to singing jazz. She has been singing ever since – with his band and her own – and has toured around the world. Healey also instilled in her a love of collecting music – especially records and new songs.

Learn more about Terra at her website: http://www.terrahazelton.com/

For more information on the series, visit www.jazz.fm

Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.

Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

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Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

Saturday, June 14, 10:00am-11:00am.

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series will feature six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families and will take place during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

 

The event on Saturday, June 14th features the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

 

Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

 

Workshop Description:

Have fun with jazz and technology!

Sing and clap along with a swinging jazz trio!

Sit in with the band and jam using souped up iPads!

 

iJazz is an interactive presentation that combines jazz and technology. It’s Orff meets the high tech world! Thompson Egbo-Egbo and his dynamic trio will perform various songs and demonstrate how they are put together, with plenty of opportunities to sing and clap along. Audience members will able to try their hand at improvisation using special iPads set up to make jamming easy and fun! Come and experience iJazz and give improvising a try!

 

Featuring: Thompson Egbo-Egbo, piano; Randall Hall, bass; Max Roach, drums.

 

Thompson Egbo-Egbo is an accomplished pianist and composer based in Toronto. A native of Nigeria, his family moved to Canada when Thompson was four years old. His musical education has included tutelage at the Dixon Hall Music School, Humber College, and the Berklee College of Music.

 

Egbo-Egbo’s musical Journey has taken him from playing the tuba across Canada with the Hannaford Street Youth Band to performing on stage at the Hackney Empire theatre in East End London with the Canadian production “Da Kink In My Hair.”  He toured with Canadian R&B sensation Ayah and performed with Afro-punk artist Siadah Baba Talibah. He also writes movie scores and composes music for the Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre.

 

Thompson established the Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo Arts Foundation to help children experience music education regardless of their social and economic circumstances. He also runs a program for kids in the Jane-Finch area teaching electronic composition and teaches at the Regent Park School of Music.

 

Learn more about Thompson at his website: http://egbo.ca/

 

For more information on the series, visit www.jazz.fm

Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

 

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.

Comedy Show: Arthur Simeon & Friends

June 13, 2014 – June 13, 2014

555 Dundas Street East

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Description:

Arthur is back for his second show at Paintbox, and this time he’s bringing some new funny friends!

Join us on Friday June 13th for a night of laughter and delicious food. This event is sure to sell out!ComedyShow_ArthurSimeon                          Get your advance tickets at brownpapertickets.com  and call now to reserve a spot at Paintbox 647-748-0555.

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Mike Janzen Trio

June 26, 2014 – June 26, 2014

555 Dundas St E

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mike janzenThey’re back!

Mike Janzen Trio will be performing  tracks from their new album: Metronome at Paintbox on Friday June 6th @ 8pm.

$20 Advance tickets are available here : mikejanzentrio.com

Call 647-748-0555 to reserve your spot. Seating is bases off of 1st come 1st serve.  See you then!

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DMCI Spring Music Gala

Saturday May 31st, 2014

555 Dundas St E

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Description:

A gala evening featuring DMCI Alumni Musicians! Proceeds are supporting the Music Department @ Don Mills Collegiate. Call 647-748-0555 to reserve a table now!

DMCI Music Gala Flyer

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