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951 Gordon Street [Unit 7]
Guelph, ON N1G 4S1 Canada
519.767.2440

October 2015

Fortnight Music: OLD MAN LUEDECKE @ Manhattans Music Club

October 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The old man is coming back to town and this time, we’re happy to say, the show will be at one of Guelph’s premier music venues, Manhattans Music Club! Old Man Luedecke http://oldmanluedecke.ca “You can’t fake a work of heart,” Luedecke sings in “The Girl in the Pearl Earring,” the second song on”Domestic Eccentric”, and the assured confidence of that line, the assertion of a straightforward truth, is the guiding principle behind the entire album. Old Man Luedecke is the…

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January 2016

An Evening With Samantha Martin & The Delta Sugar @ Manhattan’s Music Club

January 24, 2016 @ 8:30 pm

Join us for an evening of music with Samantha Martin and the Delta Sugar! Advance tickets can be purchased in person at Manhattan’s or through the link above. For reservations, please call (519) 767-2440 – Last dinner seating at 7:30pm Samantha Martin Music http://samanthamartinmusic.com Bubbling up from the cauldron of roots Americana music, Samantha Martin is an artist of extraordinary power, gravitas and deep-seated emotion. On first listen, one is immediately struck by the awesome presence and sheer magnitude of…

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Eclectic Vinyl Orchestra at Manhattans

January 29, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eclectic Vinyl Orchestra performs timeless songs from the 20s to 50s THIS FRI. JAN. 29 @ 8-11pm. Reservations recommended. PWYC

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February 2016

EVO at manhattans

February 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

This is the second of three monthly Friday nights at manhattans pizza bistro. The first one was a blast! This one will have more fun and dancing, new songs, and plenty to talk about afterwards.

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March 2016

Gary Beck and Sideways at Manhattan’s

March 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Join me for an evening of unexpected musical landscapes at Manhattan’s in Guelph. Joining me will be Arun Pal, David Atkinson, David Catallo and special guest Karyn Kirkwood!

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April 2016

Joni NehRita & Jane Lewis

April 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of music with Guelph singer-songwriters Jane Lewis & Joni NehRita…you’ll hear an engaging mix of classic roots, pop and jazz-tinged soul — originals and covers. JANE LEWIS has a piano-based folk-pop-roots style of music that blends engaging melodies and well-crafted lyrics. The title track from her latest album, Stay With Me, was a finalist for the 2015 Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award, and her cover version of the Beatles’ Come Together won a 2015 Independent Music…

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May 2016

Fortnight Music: An Evening with Danny Michel at Manhattans!

May 1, 2016 @ 8:30 pm

Join us on May 1st for an intimate evening with one of Canada’s most celebrated songwriters, Danny Michel! Doors at 8:30 Music will start shortly thereafter $20 in advance available at the link above or at Manhattans $25 at the door. For dinner reservations, please call (519) 767-2440 Danny Michel http://www.dannymichel.com/ With nominations for three JUNOs, the Polaris Prize, The CBC “Heart Of Gold” and a pile of albums under his belt, Danny Michel is unquestionably one of Canada’s finest…

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Lesley Pike at Manhattans

May 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canadian singer-songwriter, Lesley Pike graces our stage THURS. MAY 5 @ 7-10pm. Voluntary cover. Reservations recommended. ’Pike can translate half a minute of life experience into a profound musical statement’ – Ethereal Voices www.lesleypike.com

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Bud Powell at Manhattans

May 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

THIS FRI. MAY 6 @ 8-11pm Brian de Lima Trio performs a tribute show to bebop pianist, Bud Powell. Joining him on stage are Rob McBride (bass) + Dave MacDougall (drums). Reservations recommended. Voluntary cover.

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Gary Beck and Sideways at Manhattan’s

May 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am

Join us for a great evening of music and food at Manhattan’s in Guleph please call for reservations!

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Gary Beck, David Catallo, David Atkinson, and Arun Pal at Manhattans

May 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Gary Beck “Sideways” Featuring David Catallo, David Atkinson, and Arun Pal May 20th from 8pm – 11pm at Manhattans Music Club 951 Gordon St Unexpected musical landscapes For reservations:  519-767-2440

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June 2016

Cara Matthew at Manhattan’s

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Canada’s newest jazz sensation, Cara Matthew, performs her new album  “Everybody Hurts”  this weekend in Guelph. Cara’s known for taking popular songs and giving them a jazzy, lounge twist. 9pm. Reservations recommended.

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Karyn Kirkwood & the riff-raff

June 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Music in the key of love. From the American songbook to Tom Waits to Leonard Cohen to Amy Winehouse.

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October 2016

The Jason Raso Funktet – Live at manhattans

October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Jason Raso Funktet – Live at manhattans Adam Bowman – drums Brent Rowan – sax Tyler Wagler – guitar Jason Raso – bass Friday October 7th, 8pm *Reservations recommended Voluntary cover

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January 2017

Monica Chapman Trio

January 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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February 2017

Jeff Daniels Trio

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jeff Daniels, piano / Jesse Turton, bass / Karyn Kirkwood, vocals

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March 2017

Nick Maclean Quartet feat. Brownman Ali

March 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A fast-rising star in the Toronto jazz community, pianist Nick Maclean brings his Herbie Hancock influenced quartet to Guelph’s Manhattan’s Music Club, performing inspired originals and lesser known jazz gems. —- Nick Maclean – piano – http://www.NicholasMaclean.com Brownman Ali – trumpet – http://www.Brownman.com Jesse Dietschi – upright bass – http://www.JesseDietschi.com Tyler Goertzen – drums – http://www.TylerGoertzen.com —- Sat-Mar-18, 8:00pm Manhattans, 951 Gordon St, Guelph, ON http://www.Manhattans.ca ====================================== NICK MACLEAN QUARTET http://www.NicholasMaclean.com/nickmacleanquartet ====================================== A fast rising star in Toronto’s jazz piano…

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April 2017

Brad Cheeseman Trio at Manhattans

April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brad Cheeseman – electric bass Adrean Farrugia – piano Adam Fielding – drums The Brad Cheeseman Trio performs a mix of Cheeseman’s own award-winning original compositions, timeless jazz standards and other pieces of musical interest. The band, featuring pianist Adrean Farrugia and drummer Adam Fielding, finds three unique performers combining their musical voices to create a shared experience of playful communication and joyful exploration. Brad Cheeseman has been performing in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area for more than a…

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July 2017

Jocelyn Barth Trio at Manhattans

July 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Jocelyn Barth Trio at manhattans music club in Guelph, ON Jocelyn Barth – Voice David Restivo – Piano George Koller – Bass Saturday, July 15th, 2017 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM manhattans music club – 951 Gordon St, Guelph, ON Pay What You Can More Info: http://www.manhattans.ca http://www.jocelynbarth.com http://www.daverestivomusic.com http://www.georgekoller.com

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Parc X Trio at Manhattans

July 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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October 2017

Dan Austin Quartet live @ Manhattans

October 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Dan Austin Quartet: Dan Austin – Bass Steve Macdonald – Sax Adrean Farrugia – Piano Ted Warren – Drums Reservations are recommended

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Stu Mac – Live at Manhattans

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join Stu and the guys for an intimate evening at Guelph’s premiere music venue and restaurant. Stu Mac – vocals Stu Harrison – piano Ross MacIntyre – bass Mark Micklethwaite – drums Advance booking is strongly recommended. 1(519) 767-2440

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Kite at Manhattans!

October 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Featuring covers we’ve been working on lately by: Deerhoof, Cake, and Neil Young

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November 2017

Mary-Catherine Pazzano at Manhattans

November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come on out to Manhattans on Saturday, November 18 for food, drinks, and music provided by Mary-Catherine Pazzano, Don Buchanan (keys) and Pat Collins (bass). We will be playing tracks from our new album “You’re Gonna Hear From Me”. Get ready for a fun, music-filled evening! Call to reserve a table: 519-767-2440

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Nick Maclean Quartet – CD Release (Guelph)

November 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nick Maclean Quartet – CD Release (Guelph) Manhattans | ww.Manhattans.ca Guelph, ON – 951 Gordon St SAT-NOV-25, 8:00pm PWYC, $5 Albums – tonight only! :: Nick Maclean – piano :: Brownman Ali – trumpet :: Jesse Dietschi – bass :: Tyler Goertzen – drums The NICK MACLEAN QUARTET celebrates the release of their debut studio album “RITES OF ASCENSION”. Led by 26-year old fast-rising piano star Nick Maclean, this contemplative and often thrilling quartet explores modern jazz in the vein…

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February 2018

EVO – The Return

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

We’re back! Sorry for the hiatus, but here we go. Happy 2018!

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Nick Maclean Quartet feat. Brownman Ali

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

NICK MACLEAN QUARTET feat. Brownman Ali Manhattans | http://www.Manhattans.ca Guelph, ON – 951 Gordon St FRI-FEB-23, 8:00pm $PWYC :: Nick Maclean – piano :: Brownman Ali – trumpet :: Jesse Dietschi – bass :: Tyler Goertzen – drums The Nick Maclean Quartet returns after the packed-house release of their debut studio album RITES OF ASCENSION. Led by a 26 year old rising jazz-piano star, come see this powerhouse quartet which features internationally acclaimed jazz trumpet iconoclast Brownman Ali alongside some…

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March 2018

Avery Raquel in Concert

March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join me March 10th in Guelph at manhattans music club 8-11pm with Adrean Farrugia on piano and Ross MacIntyre on bass.

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Mary-Catherine Pazzano @Manhattans

March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mary-Catherine Pazzano returns to Manhattans with Don Buchanan on piano and Pat Collins on bass for an evening of standards, originals, and a few surprises!

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April 2018

Karyn kirkwood & the riff-raff

April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Some standards, some r&b, some originals, some fun now!

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May 2018

James ‘Giggles’ Mitges @Manhattan’s

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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John Zadro @Manhattan’s

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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John Zadro has been performing on a professional level for over thirty five years. He is known as an accomplished pianist in the jazz idiom but in any performance he may draw upon his diverse background in other musical genres including R & B, sacred and gospel, pop and rock and musical theatre.

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Paul Taylor duo @Manhattan’s

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

With techniques acquired more in welding school and fab shops than during the completion of his degrees and diplomas, publishing and record contracts, film scores and jingles, residency gigs, festivals, tours, workshops, radio, television, club and sidewalk appearances, Paul Taylor has been known to literally break in pianos. He broke three strings on the old piano at Manhattans and put his finger right through a keyboard – “I like being a welder/fitter, it gives me better tone.” Drummer and percussionist, Pete Pascetta’s professional…

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HammerBomb @Manhattan’s

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Thomas Hammerton has been playing professionally since the age of 15. He is a graduate of the Humber College Music Program where he studied with pianists Bernie Senensky and Hilario Duran. Thomas is an in demand and versatile pianist performing with various acts; Odd Years, Joni Nehrita, The Minotaurs, Jason Raso, and Cuff the Duke. Thomas has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Randy Bachman, Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor, Hayden and Nikki Yanofsky. His career has led him around…

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Karyn Kirkwood & the Riff Raff @Manhattan’s

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Smooth, seductive, sweltering and sultry are just some of the words (beginning in S) used to describe singer-songwriter Karyn Kirkwood. Kirkwood was the co-creator and lead singer for the popular Guelph-based quarter Indigo Riff.  The quartet played regularly in the Guelph area for six years, recording a full-length CD of original tunes played on CBC Radio.  Known for her engaging live show, Kirkwood is a natural with the audience. She will be joined by musical riff-raff Jeff Daniels (piano), Dave O’Neill (drums), and Jesse Turton (bass).

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stan chang + erick bruck @Manhattan’s

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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Brad Halls @Manhattan’s

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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BRAD HALLS is a retired lawyer, now living back in his home town of Fergus, Ontario, after practising law for 35 years in Cobourg, Ontario, who has always led an active “double life” as a pianist, singer, actor and composer. He has performed in many acting roles with Northumberland Players, one of Ontario’s most successful community theatre organizations, including appearances as Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, as Alfred P. Doolittle in Lerner and…

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Joe Lucchetta Trio @Manhattan’s

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Joe Lucchetta is a Guelph born musician, but the majority of his career has been in Toronto and the GTA. He has played many different musical venues such as, Jazz clubs and concerts, Jazz on the lake at Ontario Place, as well as fine dining restaurants, baseball games, store openings, private and corporate functions. He has performed with the likes of music legend “PETER APPLEYARD” appearing on a number of his TV shows at the “BRUNSWICK HOUSE” in Toronto. He toured…

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Steve Koven Trio @Manhattan’s

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Steve Koven is a composer, performer, producer, educator and film maker. In 1993 he established the Steve Koven Trio.   Touring the world for more then two decades, they have been coined as ‘Canadian Cultural Ambassadors’.  Aside from performing world wide with his trio, Steve also performs solo piano concerts throughout North America, Europe and the Caribbean. Dozens of Koven’s compositions have been licensed for national and international film and television productions. As an educator, Steve has been teaching in the Faculty of…

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Olivia Borkosky @Manhattan’s

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Whimsical, soulful and sweet are just a few of the words that can be used to describe singer-songwriter Olivia Borkosky. She hails from the artistic hub of Guelph, Ontario, and performs everything from 50′s and 60′s classics, to current folk gems, to her own original material. Olivia’s soaring vocal melodies, twinkling ukulele and introspective lyrics leave even the most discerning listener captivated. She can also be seen fronting her up-and-coming indie/folk band, Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies. www.oliviaborkosky.com

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John Zadro @Manhattan’s

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

John Zadro has been performing on a professional level for over thirty five years. He is known as an accomplished pianist in the jazz idiom but in any performance he may draw upon his diverse background in other musical genres including R & B, sacred and gospel, pop and rock and musical theatre.

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Jontue Elan @Manhattan’s

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jontue Elan‘s style can be explained as Jazz Fusion with her smooth Jazz vocals and clever lyrics. Her songs are written from the heart and sung from the soul. Her influences include Norah Jones, Etta Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Feist, Louis Armstrong and Ray Charles to name a few. Born and raised in small town Ontario, Jontue Elan has known what hard work, and loving music is all about from a young age. Jontue first started taking piano lessons when she was six,…

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Carmen Spada Trio @Manhattan’s

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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Jazz Meets Blues Meets Latin @Manhattan’s

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With techniques acquired more in welding school and fab shops than during the completion of his degrees and diplomas, publishing and record contracts, film scores and jingles, residency gigs, festivals, tours, workshops, radio, television, club and sidewalk appearances, Paul Taylor has been known to literally break in pianos. He broke three strings on the old piano at Manhattans and put his finger right through a keyboard – “I like being a welder/fitter, it gives me better tone.” James ‘GIGGLES’ Mitges, was born,…

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stan chang + erick bruck @Manhattan’s

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 3, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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Open Stage @Manhattan’s

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Manhattans’ Open Stage hosted by Paul + Jamie @ 6-9pm Anyone can play from an individual to a band. Covers or originals. If a musician wishes to have piano accompaniment, bring a chart and Paul and/or Jamie will play it! Sign in and the host with announce you! Sing/Play as many songs/tunes as you wish, limited only by time constraints. Performers have access to and can enjoy: – a proper stage with lighting – a good PA; complete with microphones,…

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Carmen Spada @Manhattan’s

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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Peter Fischer live @Manhattan’s

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Peter Fischer performs an evening of music on the baby grand piano at manhattans music club

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DAVID & ISAIAH PLUS 2 @Manhattan’s

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Skilled and melodic, David Hollingshead is a classically trained jazz and contemporary pianist. He comes from a very musical upbringing born in the heart of Guelph Ontario. Learning piano from a young age he progressed through the Royal Conservatory of Music system. However he eventually became enamored with Jazz. In 2010 he enrolled at Mohawk College to study jazz professionally. Studying with acclaimed pianist Adrean Farrugia along with bassist Pat Collins, David later achieved his diploma in 2014. David is currently performing…

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John Zadro Trio @Manhattan’s

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

John Zadro has been performing on a professional level for over thirty five years. He is known as an accomplished pianist in the jazz idiom but in any performance he may draw upon his diverse background in other musical genres including R & B, sacred and gospel, pop and rock and musical theatre.

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Olivia Borkosky @Manhattan’s

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 10, 2018 at 6:00pm

Whimsical, soulful and sweet are just a few of the words that can be used to describe singer-songwriter Olivia Borkosky. She hails from the artistic hub of Guelph, Ontario, and performs everything from 50′s and 60′s classics, to current folk gems, to her own original material. Olivia’s soaring vocal melodies, twinkling ukulele and introspective lyrics leave even the most discerning listener captivated. She can also be seen fronting her up-and-coming indie/folk band, Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies. www.oliviaborkosky.com

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Open Stage @Manhattan’s

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Manhattans’ Open Stage hosted by Paul + Jamie @ 6-9pm Anyone can play from an individual to a band. Covers or originals. If a musician wishes to have piano accompaniment, bring a chart and Paul and/or Jamie will play it! Sign in and the host with announce you! Sing/Play as many songs/tunes as you wish, limited only by time constraints. Performers have access to and can enjoy: – a proper stage with lighting – a good PA; complete with microphones,…

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Brad Halls @Manhattan’s

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

BRAD HALLS is a retired lawyer, now living back in his home town of Fergus, Ontario, after practising law for 35 years in Cobourg, Ontario, who has always led an active “double life” as a pianist, singer, actor and composer. He has performed in many acting roles with Northumberland Players, one of Ontario’s most successful community theatre organizations, including appearances as Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, as Alfred P. Doolittle in Lerner and…

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Thomas Hammerton @Manhattan’s

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thomas Hammerton has been playing professionally since the age of 15. He is a graduate of the Humber College Music Program where he studied with pianists Bernie Senensky and Hilario Duran. Thomas is an in demand and versatile pianist performing with various acts; Odd Years, Joni Nehrita, The Minotaurs, Jason Raso, and Cuff the Duke. Thomas has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Randy Bachman, Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor, Hayden and Nikki Yanofsky. His career has led him around…

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June 2018

TMJ Trio @Manhattan’s

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

TMJ Trio consists of Tyler Wagler on double bass, Mike Rajna on drums and Josh Smiley on piano. A swinging jazz piano trio playing classic standards from the Great American Songbook. For over a decade Tyler Wagler has been an in demand sideman in Canadian folk, roots, reggae and rock music.  He has been busyplaying guitar and bass with artists such as The Human Rights, David Sereda, Alysha Brilla and many more. He relocated to Guelph nine yearsago from Toronto where he studied electric and double bass, earning adiploma…

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Jordana Talsky @Manhattan’s

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A gifted young singer with distinctive and wide-ranging vocal skills, Jordana Talsky continues to celebrate the recent release of her critically-praised debut recording, “Standard Deviation”, a mix of pop and jazz standards, currently receiving airplay across Canada, the U.S.A., Europe, and Australia. The recording features a seamless mix of pop and jazz material.  The high-flying vocalist/songwriter was a finalist in the 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Competition for one of the album’s original tracks, “Panta Niwas”; a semi-finalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition; and…

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stan chang + erick bruck @Manhattan’s

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 3, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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STAN CHANG + ERICK BRUCK @Manhattan’s

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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Open Stage @Manhattan’s

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Manhattans’ Open Stage hosted by Paul + Jamie @ 6-9pm Anyone can play from an individual to a band. Covers or originals. If a musician wishes to have piano accompaniment, bring a chart and Paul and/or Jamie will play it! Sign in and the host with announce you! Sing/Play as many songs/tunes as you wish, limited only by time constraints. Performers have access to and can enjoy: – a proper stage with lighting – a good PA; complete with microphones,…

Find out more »

John Zadro @Manhattan’s

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

John Zadro has been performing on a professional level for over thirty five years. He is known as an accomplished pianist in the jazz idiom but in any performance he may draw upon his diverse background in other musical genres including R & B, sacred and gospel, pop and rock and musical theatre.

Find out more »

Carmen Spada @Manhattan’s

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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Carmen Spada @Manhattan’s

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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Hammerbomb @Manhattan’s

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Thomas Hammerton has been playing professionally since the age of 15. He is a graduate of the Humber College Music Program where he studied with pianists Bernie Senensky and Hilario Duran. Thomas is an in demand and versatile pianist performing with various acts; Odd Years, Joni Nehrita, The Minotaurs, Jason Raso, and Cuff the Duke. Thomas has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Randy Bachman, Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor, Hayden and Nikki Yanofsky. His career has led him around…

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Olivia Borkosky @Manhattan’s

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 10, 2018 at 6:00pm

Whimsical, soulful and sweet are just a few of the words that can be used to describe singer-songwriter Olivia Borkosky. She hails from the artistic hub of Guelph, Ontario, and performs everything from 50′s and 60′s classics, to current folk gems, to her own original material. Olivia’s soaring vocal melodies, twinkling ukulele and introspective lyrics leave even the most discerning listener captivated. She can also be seen fronting her up-and-coming indie/folk band, Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies. www.oliviaborkosky.com

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Open Stage @Manhattan’s

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Manhattans’ Open Stage hosted by Paul + Jamie @ 6-9pm Anyone can play from an individual to a band. Covers or originals. If a musician wishes to have piano accompaniment, bring a chart and Paul and/or Jamie will play it! Sign in and the host with announce you! Sing/Play as many songs/tunes as you wish, limited only by time constraints. Performers have access to and can enjoy: – a proper stage with lighting – a good PA; complete with microphones,…

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STAN CHANG + ERICK BRUCK @Manhattan’s

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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Brad Halls @Manhattan’s

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BRAD HALLS is a retired lawyer, now living back in his home town of Fergus, Ontario, after practising law for 35 years in Cobourg, Ontario, who has always led an active “double life” as a pianist, singer, actor and composer. He has performed in many acting roles with Northumberland Players, one of Ontario’s most successful community theatre organizations, including appearances as Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, as Alfred P. Doolittle in Lerner and…

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Carmen Spada @Manhattan’s

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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stan chang + erick bruck @Manhattan’s

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 3, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

Stan Chang has been practicing scales on the piano since he was 5 years old. From piano recitals in his piano teacher’s living room to playing in churches, Stan received training through the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as Wilfrid Laurier University in the Honours Music Program.  Through years of practice and experience, Stan has perfected his musical passion, performing a mix of jazz, classical + pop instrumental favorites at weddings, restaurant venues, lounges and special functions across southern Ontario.…

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Open Stage @Manhattan’s

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Manhattans’ Open Stage hosted by Paul + Jamie @ 6-9pm Anyone can play from an individual to a band. Covers or originals. If a musician wishes to have piano accompaniment, bring a chart and Paul and/or Jamie will play it! Sign in and the host with announce you! Sing/Play as many songs/tunes as you wish, limited only by time constraints. Performers have access to and can enjoy: – a proper stage with lighting – a good PA; complete with microphones,…

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Brad Halls @Manhattan’s

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

BRAD HALLS is a retired lawyer, now living back in his home town of Fergus, Ontario, after practising law for 35 years in Cobourg, Ontario, who has always led an active “double life” as a pianist, singer, actor and composer. He has performed in many acting roles with Northumberland Players, one of Ontario’s most successful community theatre organizations, including appearances as Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, as Alfred P. Doolittle in Lerner and…

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Carmen Spada @Manhattan’s

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

Carmen Spada graduated from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, obtaining a dual major in Piano Performance and Jazz Composition. While at Berklee, he earned the Berklee Achievement Scholarship, was nominated for the Boston Jazz Society Scholarship, represented Berklee internationally as a Student Ambassador and was the recipient of the 2007 Herb Pomeroy Award for excellence in Jazz Composition. ​Upon graduation, Carmen established firm roots in the New England area music scene in both jazz and world music, and to…

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Brian de Lima @Manhattan’s

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Brian Jude de Lima is a jazz pianist specializing in early jazz genres such as stride, swing, and bebop, as well as classical Impressionism. He is the professor of World Music and Musical Performance at Centennial College. He also teaches piano musicianship at York University, where he is currently completing a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology—working towards developing a new jazz curriculum for Ontario post- secondary institutions.As an artist, he has opened twice for Oscar Peterson and Diana Krall. He is a longtime…

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