Session on Sunday, July 19th

Again with the late notice! Summer is here in full force, and a bit of relief is certainly called for. To take your mind off the heat and the plague, there is a ToQueTrad online session tomorrow (Sunday, July 19, 2020) at noon. We will be using the same Zoom format we have used in the past. Contact toquetrad@gmail.com for the link to the session and feel free to share! That being said, there is a lot going on this week and we want to be sure that, in your excitement to attend our session, you don’t miss out on Read More …

Session: Sunday, May 17, 2020

Our last session in April was our first test of remote session online. We are happy to report it was not a complete failure! As such,we are happy to report that we will try this great musical and social experiment again on Sunday, May 17th, with another TOQueTrad session from the comfort of your own home! Again, the session will be an online session. We’ll be doing a Zoom conference where we can each lead a tune or set, and all others can play along. As all but the leader are muted during the tune, each participant will hear themselves Read More …

Session: Sunday, April 19, 2020

Has it been a month already? Our last session in March was the last time I left the house for anything other than shopping for food or to walk the dog. When would we see each other again? Well, the answer is, “This coming Sunday!” Join the T.O.QueTrad session from the comfort of your own home! How? We will have an online session. We’ll be doing a Zoom conference where we can each lead a tune or set, and all others can play along. As all but the leader are muted during the tune, each participant will hear themselves and Read More …

Session: Sunday, February 16, 2020

To confirm: there IS a session this Sunday afternoon at the Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto) from just after noon until 2:45 pm. Rob and Donna will not be leading the session, however, because they are attending a family gathering. A reminder that the Chris Langan weekend is the first weekend in March (March 6-8), also at the Tranzac. And that Anne’s French-Canadian jam at Amico’s is the 27th of February. Do have a lovely session, and see you all in March (if not before). Rob and Donna

Session: Sunday, January 19, 2020

Happy new year to you all. We are delighted to welcome you all to the regular session this Sunday, but we would like to inform you of some changes for this weekend only. This weekend, the new, non-profit Speak Music Be Kind Canadian music festival is taking over the Tranzac. They have kindly agreed to let us hold the session anyway, but have asked us to stop by when we arrive and tell them we are playing in the session. They will give us a wristband (the festival is a paid event). Check out the line-up on their website. The Read More …

Session: Sunday, December 15

It’s the last session of the decade, folks! Be there, or be square: Tranzac Club, just after noon until just before 3pm. It’s the last session of the decade, folks! Be there, or be square: Tranzac Club, just after noon until just before 3pm. Some upcoming things you might enjoy: Anne Lederman’s Amico’s session this Thursday (tomorrow) from 7-10 pm (RSVP to Anne, please) Trazac Seasonal Celebration (it’s a blast, there’s even a Mummers’ play!) at the Tranzac on Sunday, September 22. 7pm. By donation. All proceeds go to charity. December 28, there is a contra dance at St. Barnabas Read More …

Session: Sunday, November 17, 2019

It seems early in the month but yes, indeed, the session is THIS Sunday! See you there, from just after noon to just before 3pm. WARNING: Santa Claus Parade will be in effect. Take evasive maneuvers. The easiest way is to arrive early, maybe grab a coffee at the Future Bakery or any other establishment on the south side of Bloor. If that window of opportunity closes, you can take the TTC to Spadina station and take the streetcar to the first stop south of Bloor, walking west to Brunswick along that street, turning north to the Tranzac. Driving is Read More …

Session: Sunday, June 16, 2019

So, as you know, we have been having our regular session but forgetting to blog about them this year. We are still alive! Lack of blog or email notification does not mean there are no sessions! You can always trust the Tranzac calendar of events or our TOQueTrad calendar page to tell you which Sunday to come to play tunes. We are continually grateful to the Tranzac for hosting our session since the beginning of 2012. To show our appreciation, we ask for a token donation to the Tranzac Club (recommended: $3.00 or so). The sessions start just after noon Read More …