Open Mic Surgery was a winner, yet again.

Fearsome foursome ending the night at Open Mic Surgery. Daren, Kimba, Loice, and James. GREAT night!

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Open Mic Surgery once again!

James O-L’s first Open Mic Surgery since his big CD Release in Walkerville. Nate should be there. BETTER be there, drumming. $5 pints and a belated birthday? Danger zone.

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September 2014 Events Listing at Phog Lounge

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September
Monday 1 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Wednesday 3 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 4 – Motown Throwdown w/ DJ DOUBLE A (Windsor) and Dante Lasalle (Detroit)
Monday 8 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Sunday 7 – Monomyth (Halifax) w/ Nap Eyes (Halifax)
Wednesday 10 – Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 11 – The triumphant return of Phog’s Retro Arcade
Friday 12 – The Artsy Chicks (Montreal)

Saturday 13 – Phog Phest 6:
Born Ruffians (Toronto)
Sarah Smith (London)
SieraSlave (Windsor)
Grumpy Monkeys (Windsor)
The Dead Samaritans (Windsor)
Analoghandshake (Toronto/Windsor)
Tara Watts (Windsor)
The Unquiet Dead (Windsor)
While Whales Sleep (Windsor)
Eric Welton (Windsor)
Diane Motel (Windsor)
High Rise (Windsor)
Good Things (Windsor)
Queen’s Rug (Windsor)
DJ DOUBLE A (Halifax)
I Hear Things (Windsor)
Black Barn (Windsor)
Dave Russell and the Precious Stones (Windsor)
Better Weather (Windsor)
TUG (Windsor)
Orphan Choir (Windsor)
Shared Arms (Windsor)
The Spooky But Nice (Windsor)
The Blue Stones (Windsor)
Spice Boys (Windsor)
Brother (Windsor)
Takers and Leavers (Windsor)
Raz Banade (Newfoundland/Windsor)
Warren and the Wayward Jennys (Windsor)
Sansforme (Windsor)
A Welcome Breeze (Windsor)
Tire Swing Co. (Windsor)
Chris Crossroads (Winnipeg)
Little Fox (Windsor)
Tether (Windsor)
East Grand Band (Windsor)
Zarasutra (Windsor)

Monday 15 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 16 – TOAST Open Mic Poetry
Wednesday 17 – LAW EVENT
Thursday 18 – Nerd Nite VI
Friday 19 – DJ DOUBLE A (Halifax)
Saturday 20 – The Joint (Whitby) w/ Grumpy Monkeys (Windsor)
Sunday 21 – Songs For The Lost: Book Launch for author Alexander Zelenyj WITH The Spooky But Nice (Windsor), Lucifer’s Voyage (Windsor), Benny Dreadful (Windsor) and The Deathray Bradburys (Windsor)
Monday 22 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Wednesday 24 – The Naysayers (Dawson City, Yukon) w/ Vice Aerial (Windsor)
Thursday 25 – Kenneth and Ron’s Rent Party
Sunday 28 – Hag Face (Calgary)
Monday 29 – Open Mic Surgery with James O-L
Tuesday 30 – RIOT GRRRL Tuesdays

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Phog Phest 6 performer announcement: East Grand Band

“East Grand may be brand new to you, but will sound like an old friend.”

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Phog Phest 6 performer announcement: Zarasutra

“Singer-songwriter folk, but more sad.”

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Evening Show on Thursday, August 28th: Corrina Keeling (Toronto) and A Welcome Breeze

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Corrina Keeling (Toronto) plays the late show at Phog with A Welcome Breeze tonight after the jazz ensemble. Deluxe evening.

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Brian Burke QUARTET becomes a QUINTET tonight

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Early show! Brian Burke Quartet tonight at 8pm. About special guest Norm Quinn:

Trumpet and Flugelhorn player is a veteran of the Vancouver and Toronto Jazz music scene. He has developed a remarkable understanding and sensitivity to the creative process of jazz music interpretation and improvisation and is well versed in a multitude of styles. He plays in selective ensembles; everything from Blues and R & B, to Modern Jazz, New Orleans Jazz , and Big Band Jazz. Norm Quinn leads Q5 – his own Modern Jazz Quintet. His true passion and gift is taking both standard and original jazz compositions and turning them into a remarkable listening experience.

Educated through Douglas College and then privately in Toronto with the trumpet Guru Don Johnson and Jazz great Freddie Stone, Norm Quinn’s journey is ongoing. New projects include a new CD in the works with his Quintet Q5 and upcoming performances with Q5, Fat Boogie, Soul Demons, Razzmajazz and the Bob Liley Jazz Quintet.

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