The Tranzac open stage is every Monday in the Southern Cross room. All are welcome! Start: 7pm Sign up: 6:30pm 8 minute slots (or two songs) The open stage is a safe space in accordance with the Tranzac code of conduct.
Join Polaris Short-listed Kelly McMichael and Guelph-based folk-rock artist, Midswim, for an intimate evening of songs in the Southern Cross. Enjoy Midswim's lyrical and melody-driven songs on guitar, with occasional violin looping backgrounds. And get transfixed by Kelly McMichael's stage presence as she rocks the Southern Cross piano, playing her soulful, contemplative mix of classic […]
BLOOP creates a dreamlike sound world of trumpet-driven electronics through a fascinating and complex real-time feedback loop of improvisation and effects that bounce back and forth simultaneously between Lina Allemano (trumpet) and Mike Smith (live-processing/effects). In conceptual development since 2017, the duo creates otherworldly music that is both melodic and gestural. Original source sound-material is […]
the SPECIAL INTEREST group brings a new rhythm to songs of hope & struggle …. Infusing songs from civil rights, gospel, folk and protest movements with elements of folk, blues, rock, R&B, jazz, reggae & ska. Songs of social change, from picket lines and protest marches, addressing contemporary issues from peace to climate change to […]
Strangetooth is a Toronto based bluegrass band known for their rich vocal harmonies, stellar picking, and eclectic song choices. While steeped in tradition, playing classics from first generation bluegrass pioneers such as Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Flatt and Scruggs, and many more, They pepper in carefully selected, lesser known gems from more recent bluegrass […]
All-Set! Presents features music based around the trio of Mike Smith (electronics), Pete Johnston (bass) and Jake Oelrichs (drums). The music made in this monthly residency is largely improvised in a subtly-propulsive way that mixes jazz, minimalism and progressive rock. A rotating cast of guests drawn from the roster of Smith and Johnston’s recording imprint […]
The Ryan Driver Sextet specializes in the psychedelification of popular American songs from the 1920's through 1960's. They have been engaging in this task monthly since 1999, when they started playing as a quartet at Graffiti's in Kensington Market. The sextet plays only ballads, and almost always very slowly. That said, the interpretations are wildly […]
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