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As a courtesy to the World-Class Artists we feature at Bloom Restaurant & the amazing patrons that join us for Our Dinner & Music Series, we kindly ask for your Silence During Performance. 

UPCOMING SHOWS

Date Artist City Venue
03/30/17 Eliana Cuevas Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Venezuelan songstress Eliana Cuevas, winner of the Toronto Independent Music Award for World Music Artist of the Year and the National Jazz Award for Latin Jazz Artist of the Year comes to Bloom accompanied by Jeremy Ledbetter (Piano), Daniel Stone (Percussion). CLICK HERE TO RESERVE NOW

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PAST SHOWS

Date Artist City Venue
02/23/17 Hilario Duran Duo Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Multi Juno Award Winner, Grammy Nominee virtuoso Cuban-Canadian pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Hilario Duran, comes back to Bloom Restaurant featuring tthe great Cuban bassist Roberto Riveron, this is going to be a historic concert.
02/14/17 Elizabeth Shepherd Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $95 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the influential Gilles Peterson Show on BBC Radio Worldwide. Since then, the Montreal-based soul-jazz innovator has established herself as one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the scene today. Versed in equal parts Stevie Wonder, Salvation Army brass bands and classical sonatas, it is perhaps no surprise that this globetrotting talent has developed such a distinct and unique voice. Elizabeth has been hailed as “a jazz virtuoso blessed with a pop sensibility”, praised by critics worldwide for her arrestingly original writing and soulful delivery. Along with artists like Esperanza Spalding, Robert Glasper, and Jose James she is seen as part of a wave of jazz musicians bringing the art form to a new generation of music fans. Sold Out
01/26/17 Jorge Torres Papiosco Quartet Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom is proud to present one of the best percussionist in the world, the Cuban virtuoso Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco” and his Iroko Project featuring Roberto Riveron (bass) Yosvany Castañeda (vocals/violin) & Jorge Betancourt on keyboard. Sold Out
12/31/16 Linda Cara Trio – New Year’s Eve Dance Party Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: $95 Dinner & Live Music Dance Party. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom is delighted to welcome Canadian vocalist Linda Cara and her Trio as the featured artists for our New Year’s Eve Party. Linda’s trio features two of the best Canadian players in the business, John Yelland – Bass, Tony Padalino – Keyboard. Bring your dancing shoes as the evening repertoire will feature hits from the 70’s and 80’s top 40’s. Reservations for the late seating begin at 9:00 pm. Chef Pedro will serve an delicious 3 course dinner at midnight we will toast the new year with great music and a glass of Cava. Sold Out
11/24/16 Alexander Brown Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Winner of the Cuba disco International music fair for his contributions to the DVD Jazz Cuba Today, Juno award wining artist and nominee to the rising stars award for the best new musical composition at the Montreal Jazz fest 2013, Alexander Brown has became one of the most vital and deft jazz and Latin trumpet player in the Toronto music scene. Brown received his bachelor degree in classical Music in Cuba and toured extensively throughout Europe and The United States. In Canada he performs and compose for his own quartet while contributing with many of the most talented musicians in town such as Hilario Duran, the Toronto Jazz Orchestra, Don Thompson, Nikki Yanofsky, The Heavyweights and many others. Alexander will feature Jeremy Ledbetter (keyboard) & Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco” (perc) Sold Out
10/27/16 Fredy Suares Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Cuban singer/songwriter Fredy Suarez comes to Bloom to bring his enthusiastic repertoire of contagious Cuban rhythms: Bolero,Guaracha, Cha Cha Cha. He comes well accompanied by some of the best Cuban players in Toronto: Jorge Maza – Flute, Johan Urbizo (perc) & Roberto Riveron (bass)
09/29/16 Louis Simao Fado Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Louis Simão & Raízes e Ramos: The Global Voyage of Portuguese Fado Inscribed in 2011 on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Fado is best known as the urban popular song of Lisbon, Portugal. Join vocalist, Jessica Lloyd with Louis Simão and Pedro Joel on guitars as they take you on a journey through the ages and landscapes that together weave the musical threads of Fado. Experience the traditional “unplugged” sounds of the famed Lisbon Fado houses in the wonderful intimacy of Toronto’s Bloom Restaurant. Sold Out
08/25/16 Eliza Pope Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Hailed by New Canadian Music as the newest member on the list of talented young female jazz singers in Toronto, 21-year old Eliza Pope has already broken onto the scene, establishing herself as an up-and-coming talent. Her debut album “Call Me a Fool”, co-produced by Mark Kieswetter, is a potpourri of show tunes, jazz standards and original compositions that have been hailed as “vital and real music, of the kind that supposedly isn’t made anymore.” Mark Rheaume of CBC Radio claims that, “Pope gives us hope for the future in this era of auto-tuned automatons and their assembly line-made product.” Furthermore, this album puts Eliza on the map as a “talented vocalist and songwriter,” with Whole Note Magazine calling the album, “an auspicious opening salvo for an emerging artist”. Most recently, in October of 2015, Eliza was named as one of the four nominees for Best Jazz Vocals at the Toronto Independent Music Awards. Sold Out
07/29/16 Heather Bambrick Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Heather is a consummate entertainer, bringing audiences to their feet at some of the country’s most prestigious music festivals Jazz clubs, and concert halls. Her live shows are a combination of timeless songs, brilliant musicianship, and Heather’s unique sense of humour–all adding up to pure entertainment. For this, and more, she’s been named “Female Vocalist of the Year” at Canada’s National Jazz Awards. As a voice actor, Heather has recorded for commercials, animation series (Disney, PBS, Comedy Network, NBC), and film / television soundtracks and is one of Canada’s busiest female voices.
05/26/16 Alana Bridgewater Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert incl. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Alana Bridgewater is one of Canada’s quintessential performers. Her range of musical works extends from classical to jazz to soul music. She was recently featured in CBC’s Gospel Christmas Special for which she received a Gemini nomination. Alana recently sang backup vocals for Johnny Reid as a part of his A Christmas Gift To You tour. Alana has performed for Quincy Jones /Peter Gabriel tributes in the World Leaders Festival. She was the voice for the 2008 Olympic Bid Song. Selected credits include:“Motormouth” in Hairspray-Charlottetown, “Lion” in The Wizard Of Oz- Grand Theater, “Killer Queen” in We Will Rock You- Toronto, and Menopause Out Loud.Concerts include The Sistahs Concert, Broadway and Beyond with Colm Wilkinson, The Women’s Blues Revue, The Juno Awards and A Tribute to David Bowie. Sold Out
05/08/16 Amanda Martinez Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $85 with Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. The wonderful Amanda Martinez returns to Bloom Restaurant with guitarist Kevin Laliberte to entertain our patrons with a Dinner Concert in celebration of Mother’s Day! Sold Out
04/21/16 Alex Pangman Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 with Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Canada’s Sweetheard Of Swing returns to Bloom Restaurant on April 21st at 7pm. Voted Best Female Vocalist in Toronto by Now Magazine, Alex Pangman will be featuring Peter Hill (keyboard) & John Macleod (trumpet). Sold Out
03/31/16 Genevieve “Gigi” Marentette Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert Incl. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Geneviève “Gigi” Marentette lived in Asia for eight years, then Europe and now has returned to her hometown of Toronto. In March 2015 she released a six-song EP produced by George Koller titled after her nickname “Gigi”. She was also featured in a duet with vocalist David Clayton-Thomas on “Combo” his latest record of jazz standards and for JAZZFM.91 tribute to Peggy Lee. Joining her for her Bloom concert are Steve Hunter – piano, Ross MacIntyre – bass. “A lovely muse of music…a femme fatale from film noir…jazz improvisation at its best…that’s Geneviève “Gigi” Marentette” Don Franks. “I plan my calendar around Geneviève’s performances…You should too.” Jaymz Bee JAZZFM.91 Sold Out
02/25/16 Guaracha & Son Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. This traditional Cuban music ensemble is the most recent effort of legendary Grammy award winning bass player, composer , arranger and producer Roberto Riveron, who joined forces with the renown flutist Jorge Maza, bongoes player Rosendo Leon Sr and tres player PablosKy Rosales. The result of this combination of talents is a high energy quartet that plays a vast array of Cuban standards and classics from the 1940’s and 50’s which is still considered the golden era of the Cuban music all over the world. Sold Out
02/14/16 Amy McConnell Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Known for her beautiful voice and emotional approach, McConnell puts her musical theater training into a jazz context interpreting both standard and contemporary songs. McConnell will perform with longtime collaborators Mark Kieswetter (piano) and Ross MacIntyre (bass). Sold Out
01/28/16 Hilario Duran Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 W/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Multi Juno Award Winner, Grammy Nominee virtuoso Cuban-Canadian pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Hilario Duran, comes back to Bloom Restaurant with his trio, featuring two of the best in the business Amhed Mitchell (drums) & Justin Gray (bass) Sold Out
12/31/15 Mary Panacci Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 10:30pm. Admission: $95. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bring in the New Year dancing with the Mary Panacci trio. Whether it’s swing, a romantic bolero, up beat samba, or classic Beatles, you’ll be sure to dance the night away! Multi-lingual and versatile jazz vocalist Mary Panacci consistently delights audiences with her crystalline soprano voice, unique style and innate ability to swing. She regularly performs alongside top jazz musicians at prominent jazz clubs, festivals and concert venues throughout Ontario. Her well-received new Jazz CD, Her Perfume, features over thirty-five of Canada’s finest musicians, and has garnered rave reviews and international airplay. – Kerry Doole, New Canadian Music Magazine Sold Out
11/26/15 Sophia Perlman Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. One of Canada’s Jazz Divas Sophia Perlman, comes back to Bloom featuring Adrean Farrugia on keys and Ross MacIntyre on bass Sold Out
09/24/15 Alison Young Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Show. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. One of the new revelations in the music scene in Toronto is the phenomenal young virtuoso saxophonist & vocalist Alison Young. I had the pleasure of listening to her astonishing improvisational and vocal skills at one of Jazz.FM91 Jaymz Bee home jams and I was so impressed that I asked her to come and perform for our sophisticated music loving patrons at Bloom. She is coming with two of the best: Jeff McLeod on keys and Ross MacIntyre on bass. Sold Out
08/27/15 Eliana Cuevas Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 With Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom welcomes back Latin Canadian Diva Eliana Cuevas and her trio featuring Jeremy Ledbetter on keyboard and Daniel Stone on percussion. Sold Out
08/13/15 Jane Bunnett & Hilario Duran Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom is proud to welcome back multi-Juno award winners Jane Bunnett & Hilario Duran Sold Out
07/30/15 Luanda Jones Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 With Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. A Unique Blend Of Bossa, Funk, Jazz & Samba Brazilian-Toronto based vocalist Luanda Jones, has been captivating audiences for over a decade with her unique blend of suave, jazz inflected vocals and stylized guitar harmonies, passionately interpreting some of the South American nation’s most cherished popular musical traditions. Drawing from the effervescent wellspring of Brazil’s diverse Brazilian Popular Music genre, Luanda colors the expansive, encyclopedic sonic shades of her cherished influences with an unforgettable vocal charm and entirely welcoming on-stage personality. She’ll be featuring two of the best Toronto musicians. Reg Schwager on guitar and Adrean Farrugia and keyboard. Sold Out
06/25/15 Patricia Cano Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Patricia Cano is an extraordinary singer imbued with the spirit of the Americas – North and South. With a luscious sound encompassing Afro-Peruvian and Brazilian jazz, as well as the soul of Folk and Blues, Patricia is building a large musical following in Canada as much for her captivating stage presence as for her vocal virtuosity. Patricia will feature two of the most sought after players in the Canada: Kevin Barrett on Guitar & Rosendo “Chendy” Leon on percussion “Cano exudes great warmth and immense talent. Her performances are impossible to resist.”– INFO-CULTURE, QUÉBEC Sold Out
06/14/15 Autorickshaw Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Autorickshaw Trio is a cultural, cutting-edge Indo-fusion ensemble. They have garnered 2004 and 2007 JUNO nominations for World Music Album of the Year, the John Lennon Songwriting Competition Grand Prize in World Music and numerous national and international awards. Their sound showcases the sultry, sophisticated vocals of Suba Sankaran, anchored by the melodic bass-lines & beat-boxing of Dylan Bell over a bed of intricate tabla drumming by Ed Hanley. Autorickshaw has toured extensively across Canada, the US, Europe, the UK, India & Nepal. Sold Out
05/28/15 Elizabeth Shepherd Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Elizabeth Shepherd Trio featuring Scott Kemp (bass) and Michael Occhipinti (guitar) Vocalist/pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut release Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the influential Gilles Peterson Show on BBC Radio Worldwide. Since then, the Montrael-based soul-jazz innovator has released three widely acclaimed studio albums and toured extensively in North America, Europe and Japan. She has sold out legendary clubs from Tokyo to Detroit, played festivals like Montreal and North Sea Jazz Festivals, shared the stage with Victor Wooten, Branford Marsalis and Christian McBride, and opened for Jamie Cullum at The Hollywood Bowl. Elizabeth is the only jazz vocalist to ever have been long listed for the Polaris Prize – Canada’s most prestigious music prize. The three-time JUNO nominee has received widespread praise for her original compositions and unique arrangements. Joining her at Bloom will be guitarist Michael Occhipinti, with whom she has worked extensively on his project Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon, and Elizabeth’s long-standing bassist of choice, Scott Kemp. Whether youre a hipster, a purist or a Diana Krall-loving softie, she will win you over. Montreal Gazette (CAN) Sold Out
05/10/15 Heather Bambrick – Julie Michels – Dianne Leah are The Broadsway Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $85 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. What do you get when you combine two award-winning Jazz singers, a Dora Award-nominated music director, and an array of music as wide as the smiles of their audience members’ faces? The answer is: “BROADSWAY”. Heather Bambrick, Diane Leah, and Julie Michels are all very busy women, working in a number of projects and musical genres. It’s this degree of exciting musical energy that brought them together, and helped them create a show that is eclectic, funny, “Broadsway: from Gershwin to Gaga … the only thing they take seriously is the music!”
05/07/15 Jorge & Yuri Lopez Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. On Thursday May 07 we will be celebrating the Cinco de Mayo with the Jorge Lopez Trio. This guitarist extraordinaire, has spent his life studying and mastering the guitar as well as the vast rhythms of his native land. We will have a great night of Mexican food and music.
04/30/15 Gillian Margot Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Gillian Margot Trio featuring Stuart Harrison on keyboard and Jordan O’Connor on bass. “I was taken by Gillian’s remarkable presence and knowledge. The tone and sincerity of her voice, her use of phrasing, and ability to communicate with an audience make her relate-able and personable. She possesses true talent, but also builds upon it…” Jeremy Pelt, High Note Recording Artist & Producer, NYC. “Gillian Margot has a maturity in her voice and her presentation that belies her age…she is definitely a jazz vocalist with a bright future ahead of her! Jaymz Bee, JAZZ.FM91
03/26/15 Alex Pangman Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. “In Alex Pangman’s musical world, hot tunes flow like bathtub gin in a back-alley speakeasy. She roars through a repertoire of vintage swing and blues, possessed by the coltish spirit of a young Mildred Bailey or Ella Fitzgerald. There are champagne bubbles in Pangman’s voice as she growls, sighs and wears her heart on her sleeve. There’s a lot of nudging and winking with today’s neo-trad jazz stylists. Not Pangman. She plays it straight and she plays for keeps.” Montreal Gazette Sold Out
03/13/15 Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 With Dinner. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet, Featuring Hilario Duran (Keys), Roberto Riveron (bass) JC Medrano (Percussion) Sold Out
03/07/15 Louis Simao Fado Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $50 Dinner & Concert. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Raizes e Ramos: The Global Voyage of Portuguese Fado Inscribed in 2011 on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Fado is best known as the urban popular song of Lisbon, Portugal. Join vocalist, Jessica Lloyd with Louis Simão and Pedro Joel on guitars as they take you on a journey through the ages and landscapes that together weave the musical threads of Fado. Experience the traditional “unplugged” sounds of the famed Lisbon Fado houses in the wonderful intimacy of Toronto’s Bloom Restaurant. Sold Out
02/14/15 Amanda Martinez Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $85 with Special Valentine Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Sold Out
01/29/15 Michael Dunston Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 with Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Sold Out
12/11/14 Mike Downes Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bassist, composer and teacher Mike Downes is one of the most sought-after musicians in the country, having performed with a veritable who’s who of Canadian jazz, including Oliver Jones, Diana Krall, PJ Perry and Don Thompson. His large discography includes recordings as a leader – Forces, Then, The Winds of Change and In the Current. His latest recordingRipple Effect, featuring Robi Botos (piano), Ted Quinlan (guitar) and Ethan Ardelli (drums) won a Juno award for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year in 2014. Sold Out
11/27/14 David Restivo Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Dave Restivo is one of Canada’s most respected and influential jazz artists. A pianist, percussionist and composer, he is a 3-time winner of the National Jazz Awards’ Keyboardist of the Year Award, and is listed in the current edition of Canadian Who’s Who. He is well known for his work with Rob McConnell’s Boss Brass and Tentet, Mike Murley Quintet and legendary songwriter Marc Jordan. He has also performed and recorded with Dave Holland, Jon Hendricks, Kenny Wheeler, John Abercrombie, Jerry Bergonzi, Mel Torme, the Woody Herman Orchestra. “…quite simply one of the most exceptional jazz pianists of his generation that Canada has produced…” -Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal. David is featuring comes with to Bloom with some of the best musicians in Canada, the great Kelly Jefferson on Sax and bassis Jon Maharaj.
11/13/14 Carol McCartney Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Award winning jazz vocalist Carol McCartney, longtime singer for the late Peter Appleyard, will feature material from her newly released CD “Be Cool”. Please join her and jazz masters Brian Dickinson (keys) and Kieran Overs (bass) for some new twists on jazz classics and fresh approaches to contemporary songs. Cancelled
10/30/14 Anne Lederman & Ian Bell Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 with Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Anne Lederman and Ian Bell were once a band called Muddy York, playing and recording traditional songs and dance music of Canada. Since then, they have established themselves as songwriters, instrumentalists, composers and story-tellers. They both sing, and between them play fiddle, guitars, concertina, accordions, mandolins, banjo, harmonica, piano, small pipes and feet. Even more they bring an understanding, passion and humor to their performances unlike anyone else’s. Sold Out
10/09/14 Bill McBirnie Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 With Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. One of the best flutists in the world, with a devotion that shows up in the airy sweetness of his sound at ballad tempos and in the remarkable control he can bring to rapid-fire, Bill McBirnie comes to Bloom to perform with his trio, featuring multi-instrumetalist Louis Simao and percussionist Daniel Stone Sold Out
09/25/14 Juliet Dunn Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Sold Out
09/11/14 - 09/12/14 Heather Bambrick Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom is very proud to present one of Canada’s truly best jazz improvisation vocalists, the incredibly talented and entertaining Heather Bambrick, who is also the host of 91.1 Jazz FM ‘Wake Up with Heather Bambrick’. Heather is winner of the National Jazz Award for Vocalist of the Year and Broadcaster of the Year, she is in high demand as a performer, educator, and host. She has performed and/or recorded with numerous international artists, including Phil Nimmons, Kenny Wheeler, Gene DiNovi, Guido Basso, Darmon Meader, Peter Appleyard, John Lamb, Carol Welsman, Jackie Richardson, Denzal Sinclaire, The Caliban Quartet, Rudy Webb, and the late Rob McConnell. Heather will be accompanied by two of Canada’s lead jazz musicians: Mark Kieswetter (piano) & Ross McIntyre (bass) in a two nights presentations, these are going to be nights to remember! Reserve while you can! September 11th and September 12th. Sold Out
08/28/14 Bernie Senensky Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom is proud to present the Bernie Senensky Duo featuring Kieran Overs on bass. The three-time Juno nominee pianist has earned the reputation of being one of Canada’s premier Jazz artists, with 13 recordings under his own name, featuring top US & Canadian artists. The list of artists that he has performed with reads like a “who’s who” of jazz, including: Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Joe Williams, Eric Alexander, Phil Woods, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Blue Mitchell, Pharoah Sanders, Dave Liebman, Art Blakey, James Moody, Mark Murphy, Donald Byrd, Elvin Jones, Art Farmer, George Coleman, Joe Farnsworth, Buddy DeFranco, Clark Terry, Sonny Stitt, Barney Kessel, Art Pepper, Terry Gibbs, Pepper Adams and Zoot Sims, to name just a few. He appeared as a guest on the acclaimed Marian McPartland USA public radio show “Piano Jazz” and he held the distinction of being the only Canadian guest of Oscar Peterson on his TV show “Oscar Peterson Presents”, among the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie & Dizzy Gillespie. Sold Out
08/14/14 Dominic Mancuso & Tony Zorzi Duo Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Dominic Mancuso, an acclaimed performing-recording artist, singer-songwriter and producer, who has been defining a rich hybrid vibe, fusing the multicultural flavors of his hometown with the savory sounds of his Sicilian heritage. A JUNO & Canadian Folk Music Award winner, Dominic’s brand of Global Fusion is underscored by an “…infectious on-stage zeal for storytelling, and a voice that is nothing less than lusty, emotive, and freighted with passionate sincerity.” Sold Out
07/31/14 Alana Bridgewater Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Toronto’s Alana Bridgewater is a Gemini-nominated singer and actress whose performances have captivated audiences locally and internationally. She played Killer Queen in the Original North American production of “We Will Rock You”. Alana’s credits include the Women’s Blues Revue, Africville Stories with Joe Sealy, The Gospel Christmas Project and many stage productions and television appearances. Sold Out
07/03/14 Don Thompson, Reg Schwager, Steve Wallace – Jul 3rd, 7pm Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 with Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Bloom Restaurant is proud to present three of the best Canadian musicians of all times, word class players & multi awarded artists Don Thompson (vibes), Reg Schwager (guitar) Steve Wallace (bass) in an intimate performance. Sold Out
06/26/14 Robi Botos Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $45 w/ Dinner Prix Fix Incl.. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. One of the best pianists in the world, Robi Botos brings his virtuosity and masterful musicianship to the intimate setting of Bloom Restaurant, accompanied by two amazing players that happen to be his brother Louis on bass and cousin Jozsef on guitar. This is going to be a night to remember! Sold Out
06/12/14 Sophia Perlman Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Sophia Perlman has become a fixture of the Canadian jazz and blues scene. Her musicality, old-soul voice and skill as an improviser have made her a first-call featured singer with some of the top ensembles and musicians in the country. Bloom is proud to present her and her trio featuring masters Mark Kieswetter on keys & Ross MacIntyre on Bass. Sold Out
05/29/14 Fred Martins Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe Incl.. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Outstanding among the artists of his generation, Brazilian singer and composer Fred Martins, offers a diverse repertoire embedded in the musical tradition of those emblematic song-artisans, so characteristic of the music of his country. In a contemporary style, his compositions portrays a conversation with samba & bossa nova. Featuring Canadian masters Roberto Occhipinti on bass and Reg Schwager on guitar. Sold Out
05/11/14 Jane Bunnette Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $49 includes Dinner & Show. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Multi Juno Award Winner flutists and saxophonist Jane Bunette comes back to Bloom featuring Trevor Giancola on guitar & Kieran Overs on bass Sold Out
05/08/14 Michael Occhipinti Sicilian Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Michael Occhipinti’s JUNO Award nominated Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and jazz, world music, funk, and chamber music. Using traditional Sicilian work songs as its starting point, the group takes the audience on a journey that reveals the drama and passion of Sicily’s past and showcases the global sound and great musicianship of modern day Toronto. Featuring Dominic Mancuso (vocals) & Roberto Occhipinti (bass) Sold Out
04/11/14 Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 with Dinner Prix Fix incl. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Luis Mario Ochoa’s Quartet Featuring Hilario Duran (keys), Jonathan Amador (bass), Amhed Mitchel (drums) Sold Out
04/10/14 Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 with Dinner Prix Fix incl. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet Featuring Hilario Duran (keys) Jonathan Amador (bass) Luis Orbegoso (percussion) Sold Out
03/13/14 Julie Michels Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Julie Michels, one of Canada’s leading Jazz Divas, comes to Bloom Restaurant accompanied by the greats Ted Quinlan on guitar & George Koller on bass. Her ability to vocalize soulfully while telling the story of a song, flows effortlessly from within her “glorious holler” (Mark Miller, Globe and Mail). Sold Out
02/27/14 Cuba Tradicional Quartet Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 w/ Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Our Monthly Cuban Fiesta at Bloom Featuring Traditional Cuban Music. Bring Your Dance Shoes! Sold Out
02/14/14 Michael Dunston Trio Valentine Dinner Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $65 with Special Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Special Valentine Night with Michael Dunston Trio who has been called a “ballad’s best friend”. He channels the whole history of male R&B vocals when he sings. Michael is someone who can light up a room like almost no other performer. His trio is featuring two of the best musicians in Canada: Gord Shear on Keyboard & Roberto Occhipinti on Bass. Sold Out
01/09/14 Luanda Jones Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 with Dinner. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. The Brazilian songstress comes to Bloom to offer a unique blend of bossa, funk, jazz and samba, accompanied by two of the most accomplished musicians in Canada: Reg Schwager on guitar and Clark Johnston on double bass Sold Out
12/12/13 Hilario Duran Trio Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $35 With Dinner Prix Fixe. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Hilario Duran Trio: Multiple Juno Award Winner, Grammy Nominated and one of the most influential Hispanics in Canada featuring Roberto Occhipinti on Bass, Amhed Mitchel Drums. Sold Out
11/14/13 Eliana Cuevas Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Venezuelan songstress Eliana Cuevas, winner of the Toronto Independent Music Award for World Music Artist of the Year and the National Jazz Award for Latin Jazz Artist of the Year comes to Bloom accompanied by Jeremy Ledbetter (Piano), Daniel Stone (Percussion). Sold Out
10/10/13 Jane Bunnett Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Multi-Juno Award Winners, Grammy Award nominated composers, arrangers, band-leaders and acclaimed virtuosos Jane Bunnett (Flute/Sax) & Hilario Duran (Piano) come to Bloom Restaurant to offer us their incredible music excellence as a duo with special guest the amazing young Cuban vocalist Dayme Arocena. Sold Out
09/12/13 Laura Fernandez Toronto Bloom Restaurant
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 2315 Bloor St West. Songstress & Cafe Latino Hostess Laura Fernandez comes to Bloom with Colleen Allen on Sax/Flute, Roberto Occhipinti on Bass and Luis Mario Ochoa on guitar for a romantic Latin night Sold Out

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