Jazz & Blues
FOR DANCERS
Most Jazz & Blues music (but not all) lends itself to dancing related to West & East Coast Swing, Hustle,
 Bosanova and Cha Cha,  Size of dance floors are always questionable in these clubs as is the dance music.

                 Ontario Jazz & Blues Events 

March
April
Thornbury and Clarksburg, Georgian Sound Big Band Festival,
May
June
Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival
'Burlington, Sounds of Music Festival,  Waterfront Park
Ottawa International Jazz Festival, at Confederation Park, 499 Terry Fox Driveľ613-599-4700
Peterborough, Little Lake Music Festival, Del Crary Park in downtown
Pickering Village Jazz Festival, Various Bands, Dance floor, Shirley Huck - 705-292-0686, shirleyhucks@yahoo.ca

Toronto Waterfront Blues Festival,
 
at Woodbine Park.
Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival, Orangeville, Ontario,
July
             
Burlington, Jazz and Blues Festival at Spencer Smith Park, Festival Hotline  - 905-314-3535      
Port Colborne, International Food, Wine & Jazz Festival. Flavours of Niagara, HH. Knoll Lakeview park,
Toronto, Beaches International Jazz Festival, at Woodbine Park, Streetfest - Queen St.E., Kew Gardens
Toronto Erie Music Festival,  Nathan Phillips Square and Queen's Park.
Toronto, Small World Music Society
Windsor, Bluesfest International

London,, Bluesfest International
August
CNE Bandshell Bluesfest will be at The Bandshell
Kitchener Jazz Festival  519-571-2555
Oshawa Jazz & Blues Festival
Markham Jazz Festival, Annual event

Oakville Jazz Festival
September
Brantford, International Jazz Festival, at the new Harmony Square in Brantford, Ontario.
Guelph, Jazz Festival,
519-763-4952   
Niagara Falls, Blues in the Park, Firemen's Park, Mountain Rd., Tickets, 905-356-6751,
Port Credit, Tim Hortons South Side Shuffle, at the Memorial Park, Mississauga, Ontario
Sarnia Jazz and Blues in the Village,
Port Hope,  All-Canadian Jazz Festival Port Hope


October
November
Blues On The East Side, Elements Night Club,
                 Blues and Jazz Radio Stations
http://www.accujazz.com
http://bigrsandbox.com
http://www.icebergradio.com


     Jazz Newsletter to get up to date info from-
                                     Contact info@bluemountainschamber.ca

 ALWAYS CONTACT THESE EVENTS BEFORE YOU VISIT THEM, AND PLEASE MENTION"DANCINGLIST.COM"
            =====Jazz Events and Clubs may or may not have dance floors, Always call if you are not sure====
                                              All Events subject to change, call before you visit.
House of Blues Radio Stations in Ontario,  http://www.thebluehighway.com/ontario.html
Blues Radio Stations in Florida, http://www.mary4music.com/Radio.html#F
May 30, 3007,
Toronto, 720 Bathurst St. , ( S of Bloor on W side), Elephant JAZZ Fundraiser, Laura Nashman at 416 924-8180, Jazz                                                                        

Attention "Contact" Dancers
Always, Always call about the music before you visit the following locations.

Please let Tony know if the music is continuously non-danceable at any of these clubs.
And more important, let me know if there is or is not a dance floor or space to dance on. Jazz clubs usually have very little or very small dance floors, but are nice to take a dancing date out for an evening of cuddling.

The following locations are known for having Jazz and / or Blues entertainment from time to time. Call

 

Ajax

 

Xenos Bistro  
250 Bayly Street West, ( just west of Monarch ) Ajax, 905-231-0267
Live Bands play here. No dance Floor but will make room in front of bands playing.

 

Portly Piper Pub
235 Bayly St. W. Ajax,  905-426-9535, Jazz Bands play every other sunday, No dance Floor

 

Simcoe Blues & Jazz
926 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, 905-435-1111
Have various live Jazz bands and Big Bands playing at this club. Room to dance. Social, Swing

 

Ancaster

 

Rousseau House Restaurant & Lounge
375 Wilson Street, 905-648-8863
      no dance floor

 

Aurora

 

Baldwins
124 Wellington E., Aurora, 905-727-8282,  no dance floor

 

Filly & Firkin
14888 Yonge St. , Aurora, 905-727-4271,  No dance floor

 

Barrie

 

55 Special
55 Cedar Pointe Drive , Barrie ,705-722-6633, DJ and Live Bands, Call, Dance floor

 

Fitzy's Crabshack
145 Dunlop E. Barrie,  705-721-8785, No dance floor

 

Queens Hotel
94 Dunlop E., Barrie,  705-728-2424, Only have Jazz & Blues during Festival, Dance Floor,

 

Tiff's Restaurant
130 Dunlop E.,Barrie, 705-726-0349, No dance Floor

 

Bloomfield

 

The Waring House Inn
Bloomfield, 613-476-7492,  Special Occasions set up Floor

 

Bowmanville

 

Bobbie C's
70 Port Darlington Rd., Bowmanville, 905-623-4925 or 905-623-3501, Small dance floor

 

Kate's
King St. Bowmanville, 905-623-6933, Saturdays,  move tables for dancing.

 

Brampton

 

Crown & Anchor
305 Charlolais Blvd. Brampton, 905-453-5270, Blues or jazz rarely, Call,   No dance floor

 

Louisiana's
1 Steeles Ave., Brampton, 905-819-1809, Small Dance Space

 

Roscoe's Roadhouse
5 McMurchy, Brampton, 905-459-5490,  small concrete dance floor

 

Brantford

 

The Liquid Lounge
159 Sydenham, Brantford,  519-756-3939, Rock & Roll, Call for Blues & Jazz nights,  Dance Floor

 

Burlington

 

1505 North Restaurant & Lounge     eMail
1505 Guelph Line Rd., Burlinton, 905-319-1330
Live Entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays and some Wednesdays.
Call them for style of music. They said they have a 12 X 12 ft. floor for dancing. 
 Small Dance Floor

 

The Boston Manor
4460 Fairview ST. Burlingon, 905-637-1984
Open 7 days a week,
Johnny Max plays here, see his web site for times, No Dancing

 

Club 54
3345 Harvester Rd.,Burlington,  1-800-7Club54, Thursday to Sunday, Dance Floor

 

Dakota's
2020 Lakeshore ,  905-632-2687,  Top 40's.,Always Call,
  Dance Floor

 

The Hanging Tree
484 Plains Rd.E., Burlington, 905-632-8361, Dance Floor

 

Jerseys Bar & Grill
1450 Headon Rd., Burlington, 905-319-0525
Various Bands play Blues, Rock & Roll, etc. Call, will make room for dancers.

 

Pepperwood Bistro
1455 Lakeshore Road, Burlinton, 905-333-6999
Jazz from Thursday to Saturday, Sunday Jazz Buffet , No Dance Floor

 

The Shilling & Stout Pub
1900 Walkers Line, Units 12,13, Burlington, 905-319-1330
Friday & Saturday Live Bands,  Call  No Dance Floor

 

Cambridge

 

Fiddlers Green
Southern Comfort Jazz Club are here once per month.
Fiddler's Green Pub & Rest,  Water St. at Main,  519-622-5270, EmailSmall dance area

Lil Big Horn Saloon
311 Dundas St. W, Cambridge, 519-622-6602
Wood Dance Floor, Call for Schedule, Country, Jazz
 

Camden

 

Camden East Bookstore cafe
378-1102 Camden East, ON - 401 to the Camden East exit and go north 6 km or so,No Danc Floor

 

Collingwood

 

The Huron Club
94 Pine St at Second St.  705-293-6677,
No Dance Floor

 

Jozo's Bar
Blue Mountain Resort,  Collingwood, 705-445-0231, Dance on a carpet in designated area.

 

Conestogo

 

Adam's Conestogo Steakhouse
1883 Sawmill Road, Conestogo, 519-664-2051,  Dance Floor

 

Dunnville

 

Readers
144 Queen St. Dunnville,  905-701-1919, Live shows once or twice weekly,  Dance floor

 

Etobicoke

 

Timothy's Pub
344 Brown's Line,  Etobicoke,  416-201-9515,  Dance Floor

 

Fonthill

 

Arizona's Taps & Grill
2740 Merrittville Highway,  Fonthill,  905-685-4418, Dance floor

 

Gananoque

The Golden Apple
45 King St. W., Gananoque, 613-382-3300,  Dance Floor  They have bands playing on Friday nights.,

 

Guelph

 

Manhattan's
951 Gordon St. Guelph, 519-767-2440, Live Jazz every Friday and Saturday,  Dance Floor

 

Hamilton (All Star Jazz)

 

Gladstone Tavern
1385 Main St. E., Hamilton, "The Hornets" play here often, 905-545-4125   Dance floor,

Ideal Bistro
208 Kenilworth,  Hamilton,  905-520-6257,  No dance floor

 

London Tap House
31 John St. S., Hamilton, 289-396-8779
Music and dancing nightly. Call for information.on Swing nights, Social , Swing,  Dance Floor

 

Mermaids Lounge
32 Hess Street South, Hamilton,  905-523-5984,  Dance floor

The Pearl Company
16 Steven Steven Street, Hamilton, 905-524-0606

Good wood dance floor, various Jazz bands play here. Some with very danceable music. Call to confirm. style of music, Big Bands play here once per month.  Swing  - Nice Dance floor

 

Jordon

 

The Jordan House Tavern
4523 Main St. Jordan, 905.562.9591
Johnny Max plays here,, see his web site for times, No Dancing

 

Kingston

 

A J's Hangar
393 Princess St.  Kingston,  613-531-5300,  Dance Floor

 

Alfies University Center
613-533-2003,  Kingston, Dance Floor

 

Ironhouse Saloon
811 Princess St. Kingston, 613-544-9900,  Dance Floor

 

The Merchant McLiam
At the foot of Princess , St.Kingston,

 

The Scherzo Pub
  207 Wellington St., Kingston, 613-549-5241,  Dance Floor

 

KinCardine

 

Tramonto Restaurant,
765 Queen St.  519-396-8466   
No Dance Floor

 

Kitchener

Blues Society

Grand River Blues Society    eMail
Based in Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and Guelph. 

 

Boomers Basement
15 Scott St. Kitchener,  519-579-2380, No dance floor

 

Circus Room
729 King St. E. Kitchener,  519-743-0368,  Open 7 days weekly, Dance area in front of stage ?

 

Lancaster House Tavern
574 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener, 519-743-4331, Lancaster Jazz Club meets here. Dance Floor

Lulu's Dine and Dance
123 Pioneer Dr. , Kitchener, 519-748-5000, Dancing on Friday and Saturday to
1 or 2 piece combo, Social ,
Dance Floor
 

Molly Blooms
10 Manitou Dr., Kitchener, 519-894-4445,
CALL, Dance Floor ( move Chairs )

 

T J's Country Roadhouse
1458 Weber Street East,  Kitchener,  519-894-9880,
  Dance Floor

 

The Still
125 King St. W. Downtown Kitchener, 519-743-5657, Wednesday nights is the
Tutorial Blues Jam, Oldies also played. Dance Floor

 

Lindsay

 

The Electric Tomato
34 Lindsay South,  Lindsay, 705-340-5858,  Small Dance floor

 

London

 

Champs Bar & Grill
332 Richmond St., London, 519-432-5959, No dance floor

 

Maggie's Jazz Lounge
478 Richmond St. London, 519-434-5545,

 

Old Chicago
153 Carling, London, 519-434-6600, 519-434-6600,  Large Dance Floor

 

Stonehenge Blues Lounge
192 Dundas St., London,  519-660-6662,  Dance Floor

 

Suz Blues House
566 Dundas ,  London, 519-675-0153, Dance Floor

 

The Grad Club
University of Western Ontario,  Middlesex College, Lower Floor, 519-661-2111 XT- 86386

 

The Wortley Roadhouse
190 Wortley Rd.  London, 519-438-5141,  Dance Floor

 

Milton

 

Halton Museum Foundation
R.R.3 Milton, , 905-875-2200 , Various events,  Dance area

 

Mississauga

 

Alioli Restorante
350 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga,  905-281-1122
Music on Friday and Saturday,
 No dance floor

 

The Harp
55 Lakeshore Rd. E.  Mississauga, 905-274-3277, No dance floor

 

Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga,  905-306-6100, Dance floors are put in for dance events, Call

 

Louisiana's
6405 Erin Mills Rd., Mississauga, 905-819-1809, Small Dance Floor

 

Lucy's Seafood Kitchen
6905 Millcreek Dr.,Unit 8,  Mississauga,  905-567-8950,  No dance floor

 

Mustard Grille
The Sussix Centre, 50 Burnhamthorpe Road W, Mississauga, 905-270-2255
Some Blues & Jazz on request,  Small Dance Floor

 

On the Curve
55 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, 905-804-9582
Music Wednesday to Saturday, Jazz on Wednesday
, Dance Floor

 

Mistys
5875 Airport Rd,  Mississauga,  905-677-9900,
 Dance Floor

 

On the Curve
55 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, 905-804-9582, Wednesday nights, Blues,Jazz,40s.
Dance Floor

 

PK Creek Bar and Grill
255 Dundas West,  Mississauga, 905-306-1999,  Dance floor

 

Newmarket

 

Corner Coffee House
227 Main St. Newmarket, 905-895-1696, No dance floor

 

Lava Lounge, (upstairs in Sneakers Sports Bar & Grill)
183 Main St. Newmarket,  905-898-4911, Dance floor

 

Madhatter Pub
Yonge St., North of Davis, 905-853-4775, no dance floor

 

The Long Weekend
81 Davis Drive,  Newmarket,  905-895-9568, Dance Floor

 

Niagara Falls

 

Casa D'oro Dining Lounge
5875 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, 905-356-5646,
  Dance Floor

 

Casa Mia Italian Restaurant
3518 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls, 905-356-5410, Bands on weekends,  Dance Floor

 

Nobleton

 

Daniel's of Nobleton
12926 Highway 27, Nobleton, 905-859-0060,
No dance Floor

 

North Bay

 

One Hundred Georges
246 First St. North Bay,  705-476-2666, No Dance Floor

 
Oakville
 

Arnolds Sports Bar       eMail
485 Morden Road,  Dorval and QEW area)   905-844-6657
Morden Road is one Block West of Dorval off Speers, Turn North on Morden..
.Arnolds is about a block up.  .  
Dance Floor, 50s to 90s.music.

 
Jonathon's Bar & Grill
120 Thomas St., Oakville, 905-842-4200,  No Dance Floor
 

Julia's Ristorante
312 Lakeshore Rd. E. Oakville,  905-844-7401, Live Latin Music during Sunday Brunch, Call
FREE
dance lessons on Wednesday nights at 7.30pm. Salsa, small dance area set up.

 

Orangeville

 

Baba Ganoush Restaurant
232 Broadway, Orangeville,  519-940-8291, Concerts and Light music,
  No dance floor

 

Winchester Arms
English pub & cousine, Occasional blues bands, jam nights,  519-941-9533, No dance floor

 

Orillia

 

Brewery Bay Company
117 Mississaga St. E. , 705-329-0943, Contemporary Music Sundays, No dance floor

 

C&C Roadhouse
150 Laguna Pkwy,  Brechin,  705-484-1256,
Music on Fridays and Saturdays,  Very small dance floor

 

Oshawa

 

Mickey Finn's
1050 Simcoe N. Oshawa, 905-721-1728, Dance Floor

 

Park Place
799 Park Rd. S. Oshawa,  905-571-3156, dance floor

 

The Thirsty Monk
36 Athol Street, Oshawa, 905-728-3219,

 

Ottawa

 

Bayou
1077 Bank St. ,Ottawa, 613-738-1709, 

 

Big Daddies Crabshack
339 Elgin,  Ottawa,  613-592-5200

 

E1ghteen
18 York St. Ottawa, 613-244-1188, No dance floor

 

Irene's
875 Bank St.,Ottawa,  613-230-4474, No dance floor

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Maxwell's Bistro,      eMail
340 Elgin Street, Ottawa,
613-232-5771  Dance Floor

 

Mother McQuinty's
Clarence and Parent Sts, Ottawa, 613-562-0674, Dance Floor

 

The Glue Pot Pub 
340 Queen Street, Ottawa, 613-594-8222 , No Dance Floor

 

The Rainbow Bistro
76 Murray St. ,Ottawa, 613-241-5123,  Tony D Band plays here often.,Dance Floor

 

Tucson's
2440 Bank,  Ottawa,  613-738-7596, Blues Friday & Saturday, Dance Floor

 

Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro
54 York Street, Corner York & William, 613-241-4270, No dance floor

 

Pembroke

   
 

Peterborough

 

Burleigh Falls Island Lodge
Burleigh Falls, (North of Peterborough),  705-654-3441, 877-565-0479, No dance floor

 

Holiday Inn
150 George St. N., Peterborough, 705-743-1144

 

The Legendary Rd Dog
189 Hunter ST. W. ,Peterborough,  705-741-6400, Dance Floor

 

Pickering

 

The Waterfront  905-420-2020 Dance between tables, No Dance Floor

 

Picton

 

The Regent Theatre
226 Main Street, Picton, 613-476-8416, No Dance Floor

 

Port Colborne

 

The Dukes Hotel
154 Main St. W., Port Colborne, 905-835-0505, 20 X 30 Dance Floor

 

The Roselawn Centre
296 Dieklden Avenue, Port Colborne, 905-834-7372,  They have Jazz series, No Dancing

 

Port Credit

 

The Brogue Inn
136 Lakeshore Rd. E. L5G 1E6 905.278.8444  No Dance Floor

 

Roc'n Docs
105 Lakeshore E. Port Credit,  905-891-1754, very small dance floor

 

Port Elgin

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Big Band Jazz Events ( Yearly )
Several locations have jazz bands playing , some have dance floors or spaces and some do not.

 

Jangles
594 Goderich St. Port Elgin, 519-832-2883,  No dance floor

 

The Old Church
Bricker and Mill Streets,  Port Elgin,  519-389-5422, Clear table for dancing on Sundays

 

Queens Bar & Grill
603 Goderich St. Port Elgin,  519-832-2041, Dance Floor

 

Royal Canadian Legion #340
630 Green St., Port El;gin,  519-389-9917,  Dance Floor

 

Wismer House
705 Goderich St. Port Elgin,  519-832-5565,  No dance floor

 

Port Hope

 

Ganaraska Hotel
30 Ontario St. Port Hope,  905-885-9254, Dance Floor

 

Port Perry

 

Antrim Pub
136 Water St.,  Port Perry, 905-985-8853, No dance Floor

 

Richmond Hill

 

Limericks
10720 Yonge St. Richmond Hill,  905-883-6696  Small Dance Floor

 

St. Catharines

 

Bumpin Uglies
249 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, Tel: 905-988-3900

 

 Club LaSalle
Arthur St. near Lake Ontario (off Lakeshore Rd. between Vine & Niagara St.)
 7-10:30 p.m.Thursdays, Country & Social, Dance Floor

 

Odyssey Tap & Grill
131 King St. E. St. Catharines, 905-685-5351, Jazz & Blues Saturdays 4 to 8pm. Dance Floor

 

Sonya, ( Sunderland )

 

Amis Du Jazz
Lynn McDonald, Church at Sonya,10950 Simcoe St.Sunderland,  705-357-2468, No Dance Floor

 

Southampton

 

Chippawa Golf & Country Club
Highway 21 N. Southampton, 877-465-3977,  Small Dance Floor

 

Duffys Fish & Chips
151 High Street, Southampton, 519-797-5972, No Dance Floor

 

The Walker House
146 High St. Southampton, 519-797-2772

 

Stoney Creek

Warsaw Pub and Lounge,
25 King St. E.,Stoney Creek, 905-664-0981,  Friday DJ, Social, Dance Floor

 

Streetsville

 

Mojo's Juke Joint
232 Queen St., Streetsville,  905-812-0180, Friday - Blues, Sunday Jams,  Small Dance Floor

 

Sudbury

 

One Hundred Georges
50 Cedar Street, Sudbury, 705-675-2155, Dance Floor

 

Parker House Roastery & Inn
Sudbury,  705-674-2442, No dance floor

 

Thorold

 

 

 

Toronto 

 

2066 Lounge Bar
2066 Queen St. E,   416-698-2066, 
no dance floor

 

360 Club
326 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-593-0840, dance floor

 

Acoustic Harvest
Birch Cliff United Church,  33 East Rd,  Scarborough,  416-694-4081

 

Aleph Null
700 Queen St. E., Unit 6,  (enter by alley off Broadview) Toronto, 416-465-8660

Alleycatz, 
2409 Yonge,  416-481-6865, Daily 5.00 p.m. to 2.00 a.m.  Soul, Funk, R&B., DJ  and Live Bands,  Hotline:  416-315-5284,  Mon - Salsa,  Tues - Swing, Wed - Jazz & Blues.,
Dance Floor

 

Appleby's
2787 Eglinton East, Toronto,  416-266-1969

 

Aquila Restaurant - Junction Jazz
347 Keele Street, Toronto, 416-761-7474
Live Blues and Jazz bands Thursday,Friday and Saturday. Dance Floor

 

Baba Blues
100 Cavell Ave., Etobicoke,  416-255-6400

 
Big Daddy's Crabshack
212 King W. at Simcoe St.,    416-599-5200,  No dance floor
 

Black Swan
154 Danforth, 416-469-0537,
Dance Area,  Predominately Blues

 
Blue Goose Tavern
1 Blue Goose St. Etobicoke, 416-255-2442, 
Small dance floor in front of band,
 
Blues on Bellair
25 Bellair, 416-944-2095, Will move tables for dancing if needed., No dance floor.
 

The Boiler House
55 Mill St., The Distillery, 416-203-2121, Jazz Thursday to Sunday, No dance Floor

 

Burgundy's
 780 Yonge Street,  8:00 p.m. - West Coast Swing practice in the back room, Dance Floor,  WCSwing

Nice for an Evening out.Cozy,Clean,.Call.

Cabbage Patch Pub & Grill   eMail
490 Parliament St. 416-925-3468,  Dana Lefkimmiatis operates a VERY clean small club,  The
food was excellent and reasonably priced. Good band played  There is a Dance floor.

 

Cafe May
 396 Roncesvalles, 416-532-9218, Friday 9.00 p m. No dance Floor

 
Cameron House
 408 Queen W. 416-703-0811, Jazz, Old Country, No dance floor
 

Carlos Murphys
980 Kingston Rd., Toronto, 416-699-7078, No dance Floor

 

C'est What
67 Front St.Toronto,  416-867-9499,  Jazz Bands play on Saturday at 4pm., No dance Floor

 

Chalker's Pub
247 Marlee Ave, Toronto, 416-789-2531
Tony Mergel plays here at times. Good Band.
Small dance floor, Call for bands playing from 7 to 11pm.
Small dance floor

 
Chicago's Diner
 335 Queen W. 416-977-2904, No dance floor
I have had dinner here |many times. Good Food
Good place for dancing on small floor ,but OK. Tony

Chick'N'Deli        eMail
744 Mt. Pleassant Rd. (just S of Eglinton)Toronto,
Reservations Recommended 416-489-7931, No Cover, 416-489-7931,
Big Bands, Small Dance floor

 

The Church at Berkeley
 315 Queen St. East, Toronto,
416-361-9666, Call for Info., Dance Floor

 
Club 279  (Hard Rock Cafe)
 279
Yonge St. at Dundas, 416-362-3636, Dance Floor
 

Cobalt
426 College St. 416-923-4456

 

Commensal Vegetarian  Restaurant
Various Jazz bands, singers, etc. No Dance Floor

 
Dior Lounge
 385 The West Mall,  416-621-9010,
musicanjukejoint@rogers.com Dance Floor
 

The Dominion on Queen
500 Queen St. East, 416-368-6893, Swing Bands play here, No Dance Floor.

 

Drake Hotel,
1150 Queen St. W. , 416-531-5042, Various bands, No Dance Floor

 
Easy & The Fifth
 225 Richmond W., 416-979-3000.
Dance Floor
 

Einstein's
229 College St., Toronto, 416-597-8346  No Dance Floor

 

El Mocambo
464 Spadina Ave., Toronto,  416-777-1777, 

 

Embers (P.G.PUB)
781 Warden Ave.,Scarborough, 416-751-9740
Open 7 nights a week, House Blues band. Call for info. Dance Floor

 
Esplanade Bier Markt
58 The Esplanade,  416-862-7575, 
Live bands Thurs, Frid & Sat. Dance Floor,
 

Forte Bistro
123 Richmond St.. W. Toronto, 416-867-1909, No Dance Floor

 

Fox & Fiddle
535 Danforth , 416-462-9830,
Dance Floor

 

Free Times Cafe
320 College St., Toronto, 416-967-1078  No Dance Floor

 
Gate 403
 403 Roncesvalles, 416-588-2930, No Dance Floor
 

Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen St. W., Toronto,
They have a ballroom which is used for various dance events. 416-531-4635, Dance floor

 
Goose & Firkin
 1875 Leslie,  North York,   416-383-1200, On Sundays they allow dancing on the rugs in front of the band. ?? well ??
 
Grossman's
 379 Spadina, 416-977-7000,  They do not have a dance floor, but people do dance in a room behind the band and around the tables on a wood floor. ???
 
 

Harlem Restaurant     eMail
67 Richmond Street East (at Church Street) Toronto (No Cover) 416.368.1920
Various Live Bands play hear. They say they have a small dance Space ? Jazz, Swing

 

H5  Traditional Jazz Club
299 King  Street E,  Toronto,  416-595-1958,
Email

Changed Name
No Dancing
Harry Flashmans (Not Harry Flashmans any more)
 
2111 Sheppard E.,North York, 416-502-8111, No Dance Floor
 
Heads or Tails
847 Browns Line,  Etobicoke,  416-253-0037, Live bands on Frid,Sat & Sun,  Dance floor.
 
Healey's
 178 Bathurst,  416-703-5882, But will clear tables if dancers want it. No dance floor,

Hollywood on the Queensway   eMail
1184 The Queensway, Etobicoke,
Various bands play here, Sundays, 5pm to 8pm., 416-251-0288, Swing

 

Horseshoe
 370 Queen W.,  416-598-4753,   No Dancing

 

Hot House Cafe
35 Church St. 416-366-7800, No Dance Floor

 
Hughs Room
2261 Dundas W,  416-531-6604,
No Dancing
 

JoeMamas
317 King St., Toronto, 416-340-6469,  No dance floor

 

Jonathon's Bar & Grill
580A College St., 416-535-0613, 

  The Imperial Pub
1st floor in the "Back of Ye Pub" 54 Dundas St E (one block east of Yonge) 9 pm to 12:30 am
 Dance Floor
  JR's Bar and Grill
3653 Lakeshore W., Toronto, 416-521-6302, small dance floor
 

Kathedral
651 Queen St. W. Toronto, 416-504-6699, Dance Floor

 

Kensington Terrace
40 Kingsington, Toronto,  416-348-8645
No Dance Floor

  Kiwi Kick
1986 Bloor W,  Toronto,  416-762-7934, No dance floor
  La Brasserie
162 Cumberland,  Toronto,  416-944-1504, no dance floor


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Latinada    eMail
Tapas, Bar, Restaurant, 1671 Bloor St. W. Toronto, 416-913-9716
Always call & ask what music will be playing. Sometimes Live bands. One pc to 7 pcs. Small dancing area. Various Latins.

  Lobby
Yorkville at 192 Bloor Street West, Toronto,
No Cover, 9:30pm - 12am,  no dance floor
Lula Lounge
1585 Dundas Street West.Toronto, 416-588-0307
Tuesdays-Mixed dancing, Wednesday- Latin, Saturday-Salsa, Sunday nights Swing
 

The Markland Pub
666 Burnamthorpe Rd, Etobicoke, Open 6 to 10pm.
Johnny Max plays here, see his web site for times, No Dancing

 

Mezzeta Restaurant and Tapas Bar
681 St. Clair Ave. W., 416-658-5687,  No Dance Floor

 
Mitzi's Sister     eMail
1554 Queen St. W. ,Toronto,  416-532-2570,  Live Bands, Space but  No Dance Floor
 
Mockingbird Club
580 King W.,  416-504-3081, Dance floor
 

The Music Hall
147 Danforth Ave.,Toronto, 416-778-8163,

 

Nawlins
299 King St. W.,Toronto, 416-595-1958, No Dance Floor

 

Oasis Bar & Restaurant East
780 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-469-5423,  No dance floor

 

Old Mill, The,  ( Home Smith Bar )
21 Old Mill Rd. Toronto, 416-236-2641,  Jazz Bands play here every Friday. 8.30 to 11.30pm.

 

Opal
472 Queen St. W. 416-646-6725,  ???

 
Orbit Room
 
580A College,  416-535-0613,  Dance Floor
 

Originals      eMail
1660 Bayview Ave.Toronto, 416-481-0371
  Disk Jockey on Thursday to Sunday. Sometimes Live Bands, Call     Dance Floor

 

178 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Various swing and country bands play here, Country,Swing, No Dance Floor

 
PHOENIX
 410 Sherbourne, 416-323-1251, Dance Floor
 

Pilot Tavern
22 Cumberland Street,  Toronto,  416-923-5716, No dance floor

 

Q Club
2535 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-330-4200

 

Quotes Bar & Grill
220 King St. W. , 416-979-7717,  No Dance Floor

 

Raffaello Cafe & Lounge
5164 - 5166 Dundas Street W, Toronto,  416-239-9789,   Dance floor

 
Rancho Relaxo
 
300 College,  416-920-0366 .They said ? they have a Dance Floor ?
 

Red Devil BBQ and Blues
14 Duncan Street, Toronto, 416-598-5209,  Owner said there is room for at least
10 couples to dance in front of the band. Wood Floor.

 
Reservoir Lounge
 62 Wellington E.  416-955-0887 , Very busy place with  swing dancers present almost nightly.Small Dance Floor
Revival Nightclub Restaurant
783 College Street, Toronto, 416-535-7888,  Call for special events, Latin, Social, Jazz, Dance Floor
 
Rex Hotel,  Jazz & Blues Bar
194 Queen St. W., 416-598-2475,  Dancing in and arround tables and some small spaces available.  Bands sometimes are excellent for
dancing. NO Dance Floor. Only small space if not overcrowded.
 

Rhodes Restaurant
1496 Yonge Street,  Toronto, 416-968-9315,
No Dance Floor

 

The Rockit
120 Church St., Toronto, 416-947-9555,  ????

 

The Rose & Crown        eMail
2335 Yonge Street, 416-487-7873, Various bands play here. 7 nights a week. Some very danceable.
Check our band section to check on the band playing or call them. Dance Floor

 

Safari Bar and Grill
1749 Avenue Rd., Toronto, 416-787-6584,  No Dance Floor

 
St. Louis Bar & Grill
2050 Yonge St.  416-480-0202, Dance Floor
 
Scruffy Murphy's
 150 Eglinton E.  416-484-6637 No Dance Floor
 

Shamrock & Thistle
4923 Dundas St. W. , 416.236.0066
Johnny Max plays here,, see his web site for times, No Dancing

 
The Silver Dollar Room  
486 Spadina,  416-975-0909 ???
 
Mr. Slate
925 Kingston Rd. 416-694-9495, No bands till September,  Dance Floor
 

Solferina Cafe
38 Wellington St. E., 416-364-8478, No Dance Floor

 

Stone Grill
51B Winchester 416-967-6565   No Dance Floor

 

Supermarket
268 Augusta Ave, 416-840-0501 ,   Dance Floor Back of dinner tables

 

Swan & Firkin
2206 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-767-9222,
Small Dance Area.

 

Ten Feet Tall
1381 Danforth Ave., 416-778-7333, No Dance Floor

 
Timothy's Pub
 
344 Browns Line, Etobicoke, 416-201-9515,  Dance Floor
 
Tom Houston's Bar & Grill
386 Kingston Rd.,  Toronto, 416-266-6920, Dance Space he says  ??
  Trane Studio    eMail
964 Bathurst St., 416-913-8197,  Jazz & Blues Club, No Dance Floor
Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Ave., Call them for dances being held.416-923-8137
They have a variety of Blues, Jazz and other entertainment.Social, Swing, Dance Floor
 

Victory Cafe
581 Markham Street, Toronto, 416-516-5787, Small Dance Floor

 

Waves Sports Bar
2749 Lakeshore Blvd., Etobicoke, 416-255-4179,  Dance Floor

 
Whistler's Grille & Bar
 995 Broadview, Toronto,  416-421-1344,  has Dance space and Larger Dance Floor Upstairs
 

Zemra Bar Lounge
778 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto, 416-651-3123 , Dance Floor

 

Waterloo

The Flying Dog
 341 Marsland Drive, Waterloo, 519-886-7777, Open Tues to Saturdays
4.00 p.m. to close,  Thursdays is Latin night, 8.00 p.m. to 2.00 a.m., DJ,
(70% Latin & 30% Top 40 mix) Lessons, Latin,  Dance Floor
 

Whitby

No Jazz or Blues Here

Pub at Pearson Lanes
101 Mary St., Whitby,  905-430-5699,  No Dance Floor

 

Roxy's Little House of Blues
110 Dunlop St. E., Whitby,  905-666-0683

 

Canucksters
Hopkins Rd. Whitby,  905-666-8657,  No dance floor

 

Windsor

 

Aardvark Blues Cafe
89 University Ae., W., Windsor,  519-977-6422 ???

 

Woodstock

 

Chiantis Bistro
21 Market Centre,Woodstock,519 537 2111,Greg Bush band plays here sometimes,No dance floor

 
 

Jazz Singers
These listings are for persons looking for positions in Clubs in Ontario

Kathy Daniels     eMail
 At the keyboard with her honey textured vocals and beautiful playing style, Kathy sings all your favorite Jazz tunes as well as Standards by request.  Call me at 416-253-5247,  Read about Kathy

Group Dance Lessons Specializing in Jazz
(some are free with entry to dances)      Tell them you saw it on Dancinglist.com, Please.

Vanbuskirk Studio of Dance Ltd.,755 The Queensway S., Unit 103, Mississauga, 905-272-0409, Also Dansewear Sold at Studio.

Ontario Jazz and Blues Organizations

Canadian Blues News
ST. Catharines, 905-685-8804, 

Canada South Blues Society
Windsor,  519-977-9631

Ottawa Blues Society
Ottawa,  E-mail obs@devant.com

Toronto Blues Society
Toronto,  416-538-3885

The Distillery Jazz Festival
May 22 to June 1

Canadian Big Band Festival
September yearly, 3 days.

 

Ontario Jazz and Blues Radio Stations

Thanks to www.alexpangman.com for Information on  www.jazz.fm  and   www.yorku.ca/chry/

Ontario Jazz and Blues Web Sites

Bellaonline.com
Sue Moore, Blues and Jazz Editor,  http://bluesandjazz.bellaonline.com
 

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